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by Pj
Thu Aug 24, 2017 1:13 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Syntor X9000, always in Carrier Squelch?
Replies: 11
Views: 524

Re: Syntor X9000, always in Carrier Squelch?

The first part is just a typo
by Pj
Mon Jul 04, 2016 5:00 pm
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: 2012 Tahoe PPV lowband noise
Replies: 4
Views: 726

Re: 2012 Tahoe PPV lowband noise

I went thru the usual suspects. General hash - and I believe only when the alternator is pushing a higher charge to the batteries (dual battery). Its not the normal alternator whine. When the batteries are topped off, it goes away. It does not change with engine speed. Its defiantly under the hood, ...
by Pj
Mon Jul 04, 2016 8:51 am
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: 2012 Tahoe PPV lowband noise
Replies: 4
Views: 726

2012 Tahoe PPV lowband noise

I have a 2012 PPV Tahoe with a lip mount lowband antenna. Somewhere under the hood RFI from the charging system is getting into th antenna line. I can't figure out where though. Not sure if this is a common Tahoe issue or what I've missed in checking connections. Removing the antenna and the noise g...
by Pj
Wed Apr 13, 2016 10:09 am
Forum: Computer/Technical Assistance
Topic: ML900 Battery issue
Replies: 8
Views: 2722

Re: ML900 Battery issue

Your aftermarket power supply is too small
by Pj
Mon Apr 11, 2016 3:14 pm
Forum: Computer/Technical Assistance
Topic: GPS issues with your Motorola computer?
Replies: 2
Views: 3162

Re: GPS issues with your Motorola computer?

A minor update: For the units that use the iQ module, Trimble now offers the Condor C2626 module. This is a drop in replacement and outputs only in NMEA formats and is a DGPS. Essentially, you do not need to work about the power and data issues as the iQ modules. It works out of the box. There are s...
by Pj
Mon Dec 21, 2015 7:33 am
Forum: APX Series Subscribers
Topic: APX Voice Files
Replies: 4
Views: 1505

Re: APX Voice Files

You can always post the links here for everyone - not everyone goes over to the cs site..
by Pj
Fri Dec 18, 2015 2:39 pm
Forum: APX Series Subscribers
Topic: APX Voice Files
Replies: 4
Views: 1505

Re: APX Voice Files

Exact steps are outlined in the CPS help - but I used the AT&T text to speech web page, then use sound recorder to convert them from 16bit to 8bit audio
by Pj
Fri Oct 16, 2015 6:37 pm
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: What antenna's are you having good luck with?
Replies: 2
Views: 927

What antenna's are you having good luck with?

I've been using Comtelco antenna's for quite awhile and have been pretty happy with them. Anyone have good luck with recent installs for lowband and VHF? I'm tempted to try something new (1/4 for everything from lowband to 800 due to clearance issues) but curious on whats working for you. Also inter...
by Pj
Fri Oct 16, 2015 4:14 pm
Forum: APX Series Subscribers
Topic: 7500 O9 Vehicle interface questions
Replies: 4
Views: 968

Re: 7500 O9 Vehicle interface questions

Already have an O9/Siren/Relay box in one vehicle and going to transfer it into a new ride.

I find th O9 perfect for vehicle intergration but not the O7. Buttons are not patrol friendly for light/siren use.

Soft cars, etc sure.
by Pj
Thu Oct 15, 2015 7:14 pm
Forum: APX Series Subscribers
Topic: 7500 O9 Vehicle interface questions
Replies: 4
Views: 968

7500 O9 Vehicle interface questions

About to do a new install, and haven't made heads/tails with CPS and the manual yet...but here is what I am thinking, and haven't researched it too far yet... -Can you dual head the radio with different heads? IE: O9 up front and a O7 or O5 in the rear? -Through the VIP ports, can you input a 12vDC ...
by Pj
Mon Dec 29, 2014 11:31 am
Forum: Computer/Technical Assistance
Topic: ML910 Drivers
Replies: 3
Views: 1127

Re: ML910 Drivers

Link updated in the product info thread. Thanks!
by Pj
Thu Nov 06, 2014 6:20 pm
Forum: Computer/Technical Assistance
Topic: MW810 Product Information
Replies: 11
Views: 6185

Re: MW810 Product Information

Mw810 is a mw810. I'll hunt down some info and see what I can update over the next few week
by Pj
Sat Oct 11, 2014 6:55 am
Forum: Computer/Technical Assistance
Topic: How to setup a shared calander in Office 365
Replies: 0
Views: 845

How to setup a shared calander in Office 365

Trying out Office 365, and would like to create a shared calendar between the mrs and I in outlook and use the iDevices/Android so everyone is on the same page. Is there a way to do this without going thru a 3rd party provider? Is there an easy way to link everything up? The online help system they ...
by Pj
Thu Jun 19, 2014 6:43 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: CC2 console power supply
Replies: 0
Views: 338

CC2 console power supply

I have a power supply from a CC2 console - what voltage and amperage does this output?

Has the three position output connectors and I want to say a couple of the cut wires are red and orange, but would have to look.
by Pj
Wed Jun 18, 2014 1:32 pm
Forum: Computer/Technical Assistance
Topic: MW810 Product Information
Replies: 11
Views: 6185

Re: MW810 Product Information

Beat me to it. I have a few more part numbers to add once I get a free day to do it
by Pj
Sun Jun 08, 2014 10:10 am
Forum: Computer/Technical Assistance
Topic: MW810 Product Information
Replies: 11
Views: 6185

Re: MW810 Product Information

That should be the right one. I believe I took that part number from the one I ordered way back when. The 8xx series of MW's still use the MW520 models numbers (F506/5217, 5208..etc)
by Pj
Thu May 01, 2014 7:41 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Electrical theory - running AC off of DC supply and..
Replies: 9
Views: 1333

Re: Electrical theory - running AC off of DC supply and..

Bill_G wrote:The bigger question is - who at your work put 74vdc on standard outlets that people could plug their chargers in?


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by Pj
Wed Apr 30, 2014 8:26 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Electrical theory - running AC off of DC supply and..
Replies: 9
Views: 1333

Electrical theory - running AC off of DC supply and..

Ok, refresh my memory on how this works: At work we have 74vDC power supplies. Before some things became illegal, people were able to use iphone, laptop power supplies and the like 110vAC chargers on 74vDC power to charge items. Seems to work, no one noticed any ill effects. How does this work? Seco...
by Pj
Mon Apr 21, 2014 9:51 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: APX8000
Replies: 21
Views: 5441

Re: APX8000

It's a possibility, but I'll ask. I didn't think of that one at the time. Sounded like they were show casing ultra new stuff the way he way talking - but again not ruling it out.
by Pj
Mon Apr 21, 2014 7:11 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: APX8000
Replies: 21
Views: 5441

Re: APX8000

Local MSS guy came back from the Moto Partner show around the same time they had IWCE. He stated he saw the APX7000LTE there and there was a APX???? "Tactical" radio. I forget what the number series he said it was in. Was not the SRX. He didn't have any details on that.
by Pj
Fri Apr 04, 2014 2:45 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: EF Johnson - do they manufacture their own radios?
Replies: 24
Views: 4612

Re: EF Johnson - do they manufacture their own radios?

Without being an ass, I was assuming you had experience with these on the Omaha Public Power District talkgroups. Last I checked the only brand of radios on the OPPD system was Motorola. No other vendor radios are being used or tested on that system. I do know that the LMR managers at Offutt AFB ba...
by Pj
Fri Mar 28, 2014 8:22 am
Forum: Computer/Technical Assistance
Topic: MW520 as replacement for car stereo
Replies: 7
Views: 2607

Re: MW520 as replacement for car stereo

There is an extra key app for the MW520 floating around. I'll see if I have it. There are also documented "scan codes" for the softkeys if you know how to modify software to see them. Basically they are extended F keys IIRC. See http://batboard.batlabs.com/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=76035 Th...
by Pj
Thu Mar 13, 2014 7:56 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motorola Oddballs through the years
Replies: 307
Views: 78649

Re: Motorola Oddballs through the years

Note the blue GP329ex on there :)
by Pj
Tue Feb 18, 2014 8:06 pm
Forum: Motorola Digital and Voice Paging
Topic: Minitor VI (6) released
Replies: 52
Views: 3398

Re: Minitor VI (6) released

EOL has been announced for the MinV: Sorry for the sucky cut/paste...it was from a pdf Low Band will NOT be supported in future Pager products MODEL CANCELLATION ROLLOUT The model numbers listed in the following page will be canceled and no longer available for order after February 21st 2014. The la...
by Pj
Wed Jan 29, 2014 3:11 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: New Low Band Radios
Replies: 8
Views: 1730

Re: New Low Band Radios

The Kenwood 90 Series is pretty good for lowband. Somewhere there is a ham mod for them. I'd still go X9000 if I get a bigger truck Odown the road again someday. Otherwise I am still using an Orion. Works will RX in summer skip conditions, but you still can't beat the sensitivity of the X9000. With ...
by Pj
Tue Jan 21, 2014 11:22 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: EF Johnson - do they manufacture their own radios?
Replies: 24
Views: 4612

Re: EF Johnson - do they manufacture their own radios?

Without being an ass, I was assuming you had experience with these on the Omaha Public Power District talkgroups.
by Pj
Fri Jan 03, 2014 8:49 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motorola APX7500 VHF/UHF FPP Radio
Replies: 16
Views: 3710

Re: Motorola APX7500 VHF/UHF FPP Radio

So who wants to trade? :lol:
by Pj
Tue Dec 31, 2013 5:00 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: XTS3000 Flashzap
Replies: 15
Views: 3069

Re: XTS3000 Flashzap

Since this is kind of timely, the person below is a member of several sites, for several years (including this one) and has made similar statements as the poster of this thread. You are not the first, nor the last that will ask the questions the way you have and gave similar "I'm official so he...
by Pj
Tue Dec 31, 2013 12:25 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: XTS3000 Flashzap
Replies: 15
Views: 3069

Re: XTS3000 Flashzap

I was waiting for you to chime in :)
by Pj
Mon Dec 30, 2013 11:01 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: XTS3000 Flashzap
Replies: 15
Views: 3069

Re: XTS3000 Flashzap

I hate to be "that guy", but its pretty obvious that you need this all done professionally, and with an iButton. You have a greater chance in screwing up your radio using the dirty method, and if you know about the dirty method, then you would have read on how to do it - and you'd still ne...
by Pj
Mon Dec 30, 2013 10:54 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: MCS2000 Discriminator
Replies: 12
Views: 2605

Re: MCS2000 Discriminator

Topics merged. Please try to post in one thread only...thanks!
by Pj
Sat Dec 28, 2013 2:56 pm
Forum: Computer/Technical Assistance
Topic: MW-800 Product Information
Replies: 4
Views: 12304

Re: MW-800 Product Information

The MW800 uses a single laptop 200 pin PC2100 266MHz DDR memory module. The unit will offically support up to 1GB of memory. Larger modules have not been tested.
by Pj
Fri Dec 27, 2013 3:39 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Xts3000 Smartnet
Replies: 19
Views: 1974

Re: Xts3000 Smartnet

Short story, you will need to take your radio to your local Motorola dealer and have them do a "software refresh" for ~$75. If your friend has flashes left, he can do it as well. Also as stated, when you get the radio updated, have it put on a service monitor and benched checked for proper...
by Pj
Fri Dec 27, 2013 3:19 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Xts3000 Smartnet
Replies: 19
Views: 1974

Re: Xts3000 Smartnet

Actually, without looking up the specific HOST, I bet the radio doesn't have the rebanding firmware in it, so its looking for the channels on the old table, and not current post rebanding table. Pretty sure its HOST 7 or greater that supports rebanding.
by Pj
Fri Dec 27, 2013 3:18 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Xts3000 Smartnet
Replies: 19
Views: 1974

Re: Xts3000 Smartnet

Your radio (based on that flashcode) supports SmartNet only.

You shouldn't be seeing any smartzone options.

In addition, the radio system you reference is a standard smartnet system.

Sans a hardware or programming issue, it should be good to go.
by Pj
Fri Dec 27, 2013 2:40 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Xts3000 Smartnet
Replies: 19
Views: 1974

Re: Xts3000 Smartnet

Miami is a 3600 system
by Pj
Fri Dec 27, 2013 9:43 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Xts3000 Smartnet
Replies: 19
Views: 1974

Re: Xts3000 Smartnet

My advice to you is to have him program it. There is fundamentally no difference between SN and SZ that would cause that message, other than something else completely out of wack, radio way out of alignment or something else going on. All SZ is, is an interconnection of SN systems (breaking it down ...
by Pj
Fri Dec 27, 2013 9:22 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Xts3000 Smartnet
Replies: 19
Views: 1974

Re: Xts3000 Smartnet

Did he program it or did you?
by Pj
Thu Dec 26, 2013 7:09 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Xts3000 Smartnet
Replies: 19
Views: 1974

Re: Xts3000 Smartnet

First question is, are you using this as a scanner or had this been programmed by the system owner?
by Pj
Wed Dec 18, 2013 8:57 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Gold Elite Page Groups
Replies: 2
Views: 618

Re: Gold Elite Page Groups

Shouldn't be a problem. As far as the console knows, its just another resource. The issue is that tones (any tone) sounds like crap in the digital world. If the resource is available, and you know the four digit paging code do this: Select manual entry, highlight the two resources you want to page w...
by Pj
Tue Dec 17, 2013 7:45 am
Forum: Vehicle Warning Equipment Discussion
Topic: O9 APX7500 V&7/800 w/ HLN1439D Siren
Replies: 6
Views: 2407

Re: O9 APX7500 V&7/800 w/ HLN1439D Siren

Using FW11, if I lower the vol to 1, seems ok. You also have to remember for intelligible audio with such siren speakers and all that electrical jazz, there needs to be a minimum audio output to not have the audio get distorted. Digital audio sounds worse than analog in my case, but when at "1&...
by Pj
Sun Dec 15, 2013 3:05 pm
Forum: Vehicle Warning Equipment Discussion
Topic: 2007 Durango tips and tricks?
Replies: 2
Views: 969

Re: 2007 Durango tips and tricks?

Whelen lightbar, havis custom drop in console, 2-3 roof antennas, dual head remote mount xtl2500 (second head in cargo area) m1225 in rear cargo, pair of front grill lights, pair of vertex in the rear. One or two speaker in the grill (no brush guard). Not sure if the light/siren controller will be r...
by Pj
Sat Dec 14, 2013 9:45 pm
Forum: Vehicle Warning Equipment Discussion
Topic: 2007 Durango tips and tricks?
Replies: 2
Views: 969

2007 Durango tips and tricks?

Anyone have any tips on dropping the headliners, installing stuff and all that jazz?

I have a civilian model with the overhead hvac that I need to turn into a chief's vehicle and the whole truck looks annoying.
by Pj
Sat Dec 14, 2013 7:43 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Fully muting MCS2000 audio?
Replies: 5
Views: 997

Re: Fully muting MCS2000 audio?

Its been a long time since I programmed one, but look under the radio wide or audio options sections and see if there is a "min volume" field. Usually its set for 20, but 0 would effectively mute any audio.
by Pj
Wed Dec 11, 2013 6:46 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motorola - its time to learn from Vertex!!!
Replies: 24
Views: 3510

Re: Motorola - its time to learn from Vertex!!!

The target market is public safety and commercial users. They did increase channel scanning capacity with the APX line, and it works VERY well between trunked and conventional. However, in the addition to scanned channels, they way large wide area systems are setup, the users pretty much stay on a s...
by Pj
Sun Dec 08, 2013 1:06 pm
Forum: Vehicle Warning Equipment Discussion
Topic: 80 amp relay suggestions
Replies: 10
Views: 2698

80 amp relay suggestions

Been doing some Googling, but can't seem to find a *good* *cheap* relay with screw terminals. I'll be using one with a charge guard to kill all accessories in a couple of vehicles to help with parasitic loads, with people who just can't turn things off of have too much of a standby load. Just going ...
by Pj
Sun Dec 08, 2013 12:53 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motorola APX7500 VHF/UHF FPP Radio
Replies: 16
Views: 3710

Re: Motorola APX7500 VHF/UHF FPP Radio

If i can source the band splits I need, I could sell you mine. Mind you, radio only (no head or accessories). PM me if your seriosuly interested and have the $$.

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