To designate the stages in the product development cycle, TI assigns prefixes to the part numbers. These prefixes represent evolutionary stages of product development from engineering prototypes through fully qualified production devices.
Device development indicator:
|X||Experimental, preproduction, sample or prototype device. Device may not meet all product qualification conditions and may not fully comply with TI Specifications. Experimental/Prototype devices are shipped against the following disclaimer:“This product is still in development and is intended for internal evaluation purposes.” Notwithstanding any provision to the contrary, TI makes no warranty expressed, implied, or statutory, including any implied warranty of merchantability of fitness for a specific purpose, of this device.|
|Null||Device is qualified and released to production. TI’s standard warranty applies to production devices.|