Drive and Software Compatibility

The tables that follow show you the available drives and which version of the software first supported each drive.

Table: PC-Based Controllers Software Compatibility

Drive Type

First Software Version

Last Software Version

FLEX 2.7.0 Current
GI4 2.1.0 Current
GL4 1.2.0 Current
SI4 1.2.0 Current
XA4 2.6.0 Current
XC2 1.2.0 Current
XC2e 2 2.0.0 Current
XC4 1.2.0 Current
XC4e 1.2.0 Current
XC6e 2.0.0 Current
XI4 2.1.0 Current
XL2e 2.0.0 Current
XL4s 1.2.0 Current
XL5e 1.2.0 Current
XR3 1 1.2.0 Current

1. Some newer versions of the XR3 and iXR3 XSP3 amplifiers were first supported in Automation1 2.4.0. These drives cannot be downgraded to an earlier software version without a hardware modification. If you think you have one of these drives, use the Global Technical Support portal to contact Global Technical Support.

2. Some early versions of the XC2e hardware were only supported in Automation1 1.2.0 and 1.2.1. These drives cannot be upgraded to a later software version without a hardware modification. If you think you have one of these drives, use the Global Technical Support portal to contact Global Technical Support.

Table: Drive-Based Controllers Software Compatibility

Drive Type

First Software Version

Last Software Version

iXA4 2.6.0 Current
iXC2 2.2.0 Current
iXC2e 2.2.0 Current
iXC4 2.0.0 Current
iXC4e 2.0.0 Current
iXC6e 2.1.0 Current
iXI4 2.2.0 Current
iXL2e 2.3.0 Current
iXL5e 2.1.0 Current
iXR3 1 2.1.0 Current

1. Some newer versions of the XR3 and iXR3 XSP3 amplifiers were first supported in Automation1 2.4.0. These drives cannot be downgraded to an earlier software version without a hardware modification. If you think you have one of these drives, use the Global Technical Support portal to contact Global Technical Support.