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by Java
Fri Mar 16, 2018 8:14 am
Forum: ASTRO25 Series (XTS/XTL 1500/2500/5000) Subscribers
Topic: keyloading my xts2500
Replies: 4
Views: 337

Re: keyloading my xts2500

MattSR wrote:Is the "Enable PID Key management" checkbox enabled?

just did that still getting fail on the kvl
by Java
Wed Mar 14, 2018 6:06 pm
Forum: ASTRO25 Series (XTS/XTL 1500/2500/5000) Subscribers
Topic: keyloading my xts2500
Replies: 4
Views: 337

keyloading my xts2500

purchased a ucm/ keypad for my xts2500. it has a few algos ( a lot) and when i plug in my t3011dx radio goes to keyload mode, try loading a few keys and i get an error on the kvl. Unlike my 2500, all my xts5000s load fine. CPS settings for the 2500 are identical to the xts5000s. what could i be doin...
by Java
Mon Jul 18, 2016 7:05 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: [OFF Topic] Any Icom P25 users?
Replies: 1
Views: 477

[OFF Topic] Any Icom P25 users?

I did not see a off topic or OTHER section for the short few of us playing with other brands?
I am looking for firmware for a IC-F80 P25 radio. Prefer Firmware v3.0 necause anything newer forces narrowband
by Java
Mon Jul 18, 2016 7:01 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: IMPRES battery CHIP dump
Replies: 4
Views: 2588

Re: IMPRES battery CHIP dump

The battery itself is most likely okay, but the IMPRES chip is indeed toast. Had that happen to me once on a NOS hi-cap APX battery. Still works fine, gives me 2-3 days of operation, but I have no battery gauge on the radio and the display on the charger will only display part and serial numbers. t...
by Java
Fri Jun 03, 2016 10:21 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: CDM Reference Oscillator
Replies: 1
Views: 678

Re: CDM Reference Oscillator

Cant you just lookup the serial on a radio your looking at buying then useArkham http://www.akardam.net/moto/tools/serial4.pl
by Java
Fri Jun 03, 2016 10:03 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: can only use 1 astro system
Replies: 2
Views: 682

Re: can only use 1 astro system

You will need to assign a personality to EACH channel that is FPP as I recall. I am pretty sure each channel is assigned when the radio is flashed for FPP. I normally delete most zones and leave 5 zones add more if I need another zone because reading and writing to a radio with the full max zone / ...
by Java
Fri May 27, 2016 6:25 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: can only use 1 astro system
Replies: 2
Views: 682

can only use 1 astro system

i have 3 xts5000 model 3s that have 15 zones all FPP. there all tied to astro system 1 i tried to switch it to system 2 and it just switches back! the only way to get to system 2 is to delete a fpp zone and add a new zone that is NOT FPP...This really makes no sense to me. As i recall in the past we...
by Java
Sun May 15, 2016 6:29 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: IMPRES battery CHIP dump
Replies: 4
Views: 2588

IMPRES battery CHIP dump

i have an older battery that only had 18 charges. i always use the impres charger yesturday the fuel gauge and data ijnto is blank.....fuel gauge does not show up, and batt button data just shows lines -- i have forced recal 2 times now after the battery haws fully charged and still no more gauge. i...
by Java
Thu May 05, 2016 2:42 pm
Forum: ASTRO25 Series (XTS/XTL 1500/2500/5000) Subscribers
Topic: Fail 001 OOB XTS5000?
Replies: 4
Views: 955

Re: Fail 001 OOB XTS5000?

Still waiting in line for service on the xts5000. In the meantime let's talk about the tuner software and where the Vfo setting / sliders are. So far Jim's Reply seems more like a (get out of here) then any help. I would not be posting such a question if I didn't know what I was doing. Having a radi...
by Java
Sun May 01, 2016 3:54 pm
Forum: ASTRO25 Series (XTS/XTL 1500/2500/5000) Subscribers
Topic: Fail 001 OOB XTS5000?
Replies: 4
Views: 955

Re: Fail 001 OOB XTS5000?

Why should you be annoyed with one radio working not working outside it's specified frequency range? You should be happy the other 2 radios do it. The tuner software will allow adjustments to be made with limitations to slide the VCO range of the receiver and transmitter. Bear in mind that when you...
by Java
Sun May 01, 2016 3:48 pm
Forum: ASTRO25 Series (XTS/XTL 1500/2500/5000) Subscribers
Topic: XTS1500 EEPROM Fail 01/82
Replies: 3
Views: 937

Re: XTS1500 EEPROM Fail 01/82

Lab...
Write a new cpg.
by Java
Sat Apr 30, 2016 5:51 am
Forum: ASTRO25 Series (XTS/XTL 1500/2500/5000) Subscribers
Topic: Fail 001 OOB XTS5000?
Replies: 4
Views: 955

Fail 001 OOB XTS5000?

I have a xts5000 that is a Q split that refuses to go past 475mhz anything above that and radio spits out error tone with fail 001 on the display. I have read there is something in the tuner called VCO crossover but I have yet to find it to try and adjust it to give the radio some play. I'm quiet an...
by Java
Thu Apr 28, 2016 11:25 am
Forum: ASTRO25 Series (XTS/XTL 1500/2500/5000) Subscribers
Topic: XTS5000 Replace battery Loose keys?
Replies: 7
Views: 1709

XTS5000 Replace battery Loose keys?

I need to replace the batteries in about 7 XTS5000 model 3s, There all keyloaded with IKR enabled. IF i remove the UCM to get access to the cell battery will the UCM drop its keys>? All i am doing is swapping batteries out with old in with the new. DONOT want to spend time rekeying Also, Can i clone...
by Java
Tue Apr 26, 2016 2:04 pm
Forum: ASTRO25 Series (XTS/XTL 1500/2500/5000) Subscribers
Topic: XTS5000 Display rubber pad?
Replies: 3
Views: 569

XTS5000 Display rubber pad?

Can anyone confirm this is the correct part number for the display pad that goes around the display LCD to lock it in place on the shielding?
7585189D01
by Java
Sat Apr 09, 2016 11:58 am
Forum: ASTRO25 Series (XTS/XTL 1500/2500/5000) Subscribers
Topic: XTL5000 color display settings
Replies: 9
Views: 1172

Re: XTL5000 color display settings

The adjustable colours are one of the XTL5k upgrade features from the 2k5. I've set the 5k display colour to match Audi (dark red), Toyota (green), BMW (orange), and Landover (light green) dash lights and OEM radio backlights when fitting to those vehicles. Was hoping to get turquoise for chevy, bu...
by Java
Tue Apr 05, 2016 7:50 am
Forum: ASTRO25 Series (XTS/XTL 1500/2500/5000) Subscribers
Topic: XTS MOdel Number chart
Replies: 1
Views: 535

Re: XTS MOdel Number chart

schmiw1 wrote:Dose anyone know of a XTS Model number chart out there? I can find most everything but :(

I just use the old astro chart it seems to work fine. You can find it here at this link:

http://www.batlabs.com/astromob.html#model
by Java
Tue Apr 05, 2016 7:48 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Wpln4114ar display modification?
Replies: 2
Views: 615

Re: Wpln4114ar display modification?

KG4INW wrote:It's a Sticky in the Experimental subforum: http://batboard.batlabs.com/viewtopic.php?f=56&t=58730

Thx dude
by Java
Tue Apr 05, 2016 7:44 am
Forum: ASTRO25 Series (XTS/XTL 1500/2500/5000) Subscribers
Topic: XTL5000 color display settings
Replies: 9
Views: 1172

Re: XTL5000 color display settings

Under the CPS "Back Light Color Control" Tab in "Display and Menu" the color options are defaulted to Red, Green or Amber with no blending - I have never seen a way to attempt that. "Custom: By raising or lowering the percent intensity of the Custom Red field or the Custom ...
by Java
Mon Apr 04, 2016 9:12 am
Forum: ASTRO25 Series (XTS/XTL 1500/2500/5000) Subscribers
Topic: XTL5000 color display settings
Replies: 9
Views: 1172

XTL5000 color display settings

Anyone played with the percent red/green to get different colors like, turquoise, or purple etc,, on the xtl5000?

Just swapped a w4 xtl to a 05 and digging the colored the display but want to try to get odd Colors going...
by Java
Sun Mar 27, 2016 4:52 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Wpln4114ar display modification?
Replies: 2
Views: 615

Wpln4114ar display modification?

I remember years ago running across a thread that gave you detailed information on how to add a single display module to the charger?

Can anyone link this thread please.
by Java
Wed Mar 23, 2016 11:28 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: XTS5000 replace side buttons?
Replies: 1
Views: 549

XTS5000 replace side buttons?

I have several 5000 housings all with issues, I found a few good ones but the purple side button is cracked and ptt does not CLICK. I'd love to see if there is a way to swap out the buttons and ptt... Don't see why it's not doable like the xts1500, 2500 models...

Any help would be appreciated.
by Java
Wed Mar 16, 2016 8:37 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Programming scan settings HT1250
Replies: 2
Views: 530

Programming scan settings HT1250

I have two HT1250s that I use Daily, one is uhf one is vhf. the uhf scan settings seem to work fine, however the VHF one doesn't seem like to any settings i try to use. I originally just copied scan settings from the UHF radio ( this one USES NO PL) but the VHF uses PL. I was able to get the radio t...
by Java
Wed Mar 16, 2016 8:32 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HT1250 audio sounds burned-out
Replies: 2
Views: 573

Re: HT1250 audio sounds burned-out

Have you confirmed the radio is transmitting on the proper repeater input frequency? You can easily verify this with a frequency counter or a service monitor. I doubt the housing has much to do with it since it is the same housing on simplex as it is on the repeater. Stupid audio settings! I figure...
by Java
Mon Mar 14, 2016 8:53 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HT1250 audio sounds burned-out
Replies: 2
Views: 573

HT1250 audio sounds burned-out

Simplex mode audio sounds ok, but if you listen to someone talk on a repeater the audio sounds rather, saturated... It's hard to explain. I matched audio settings from a radio I know works and it still sounds terrible. It's like the radio is set off freq or something. You know when you turn the vfo ...
by Java
Thu Mar 10, 2016 9:58 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HT Series impres on XTS series
Replies: 9
Views: 2312

Re: HT Series impres on XTS series

What is an NNTN7554A said to be for? The online retailers are stating XTS2500 only or an arm list where they should be XTS1500 (or whatever it is) as well I'd imagine. That's what I have on my 2500 with Impress. Did the Warris actually support Impress? I know the Warris batteries will work with a 2...
by Java
Wed Mar 02, 2016 1:34 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: HT1250 OOB no luck
Replies: 0
Views: 3552

HT1250 OOB no luck

I was able to follow a simple write up on communication.support on using HxD to make the CPS R6.12.05 go out of band with a r split radio. I successfully was able to edit the DLL but CPS is spitting at me when i try to write which means i need to edit 3 items in the CPS exe file. Manually searching ...
by Java
Tue Mar 01, 2016 9:19 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HT1250 RX audio sounds thin?
Replies: 4
Views: 885

Re: HT1250 RX audio sounds thin?

Yeah I unchecked that APF box and pow, booming audio!!
I have all my stuff set as follows:
Compression AGC
Expansion AGC
Emphasis De-Emphasis.

Audio sounds good, some say base is the audio through rptr but as for Tac channels it sounds nice on RX end.
by Java
Tue Mar 01, 2016 10:12 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HT1250 RX audio sounds thin?
Replies: 4
Views: 885

HT1250 RX audio sounds thin?

Thr audio coming out of the speaker sounds like a small cellphone on speaker phone. Is there a setting somewhere in CPS or something wrong that it sounds like this? When compared to say a xts1500 it sounds bad, tinny, weak. There is an option in CPS for RX thin something but I do not have that check...
by Java
Tue Mar 01, 2016 12:30 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: HT1250 Tones WOW!
Replies: 1
Views: 592

HT1250 Tones WOW!

So, i am programming away and decide to write to the radio and i get this holy !@#$ my ears Beep sound the escalates when you write to the portable. I believe it is 3 tones from low to high, I would like the tones enabled, but don't want to deal with that non sense every-time I write radio. Advice? ...
by Java
Tue Mar 01, 2016 12:19 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motorola HT1250 XPand Technology?
Replies: 10
Views: 1202

Re: Motorola HT1250 XPand Technology?

I tried companding on a UHF repeater and those of us who use XTS and XTL said the audio was SUPER Bassey. It seems the best option is turning De And pre Emphasis on, AGC on for Expansion type. I tried disabling Compression and Expansion and running just Pre emphasis, it Yielded super base audio agai...
by Java
Wed Feb 24, 2016 11:10 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Does Moto make an AVIATION portable?
Replies: 9
Views: 1507

Re: Does Moto make an AVIATION portable?

I saw a RF and vocon board for a xts3000 a while back on eBay that was supposed to turn the radio into a a airband portable. I wish I had written down the part #s to clarify.
by Java
Wed Feb 24, 2016 11:07 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motorola HT1250 XPand Technology?
Replies: 10
Views: 1202

Re: Motorola HT1250 XPand Technology?

Hello: This wont be an exact description but it will give the basic info why they did it and what its function was for. Motorola first as I recall anyway came out with EXPAND in the M1225 mobile and 1225 portable. It took the audio and compressed it into a smaller packet and txd it to another EXPAN...
by Java
Sat Feb 20, 2016 11:51 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motorola HT1250 XPand Technology?
Replies: 10
Views: 1202

Re: Motorola HT1250 XPand Technology?

Everyone has it. It's fiddlin' with the audio. It does audio things. Please see http://batboard.batlabs.com/viewtopic.php?t=18982 for more information, and the terms "Audio Emphasis" "Audio Expansion" "Audio Compression" should prove fruitful research starters. This is...
by Java
Thu Feb 18, 2016 12:40 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motorola HT1250 XPand Technology?
Replies: 10
Views: 1202

Motorola HT1250 XPand Technology?

3 Simple Questions
Who has it?
Was is it?
What does it do?
by Java
Mon Jan 18, 2016 7:58 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HT1250 still in production?
Replies: 2
Views: 654

HT1250 still in production?

I have ordered a few batteries and they have 2015 date codes, does this mean the HT series (HT750 / HT1250) is still in production? Also, there are a few eBay sellers with model 2s BNIB, but they don't say HT1250 on the label where the mic hole is. I was under the impression those are Chinese copies?
by Java
Fri Jan 15, 2016 5:05 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Recommended Bluetooth earpiece for XTS5000?
Replies: 1
Views: 621

Recommended Bluetooth earpiece for XTS5000?

Just picked up a XTS5000 Bluetooth adapter made by code red and am looking at what would be the best option for Bluetooth. I don't normally use Bluetooth headsets so this is a new set up. The adapter works best with Plantronics, Jabra & Sena. Since i am NOT driving a Motorcycle Sena is not appli...
by Java
Fri Jan 15, 2016 3:06 pm
Forum: ASTRO Series (Astro Saber, Spectra, XTS3000/3500) Subscribers
Topic: P16 to P25???
Replies: 6
Views: 2132

Re: P16 to P25???

ok, i have to ask what is P16 is that VSELP?
and is that something that can be enabled on a old Astro saber analog only?
by Java
Fri Jan 15, 2016 1:30 pm
Forum: ASTRO25 Series (XTS/XTL 1500/2500/5000) Subscribers
Topic: Recommeneded Bluetooth Earpiece for XTS5000?
Replies: 0
Views: 2336

Recommeneded Bluetooth Earpiece for XTS5000?

Just picked up a XTS5000 Bluetooth adapter made by code red and am looking at what would be the best option for Bluetooth. I don't normally use Bluetooth headsets so this is a new set up. The adapter works best with Plantronics, Jabra & Sena. Since i am NOT driving a Motorcycle Sena is not appli...
by Java
Wed Jan 13, 2016 9:16 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Converting MAXTON_0707RIB into "flash - RIB"
Replies: 1
Views: 1129

Re: Converting MAXTON_0707RIB into "flash - RIB"

Joining this thread as I am curious too.
Never heard of this before, a Srib would be something I could use these days.
by Java
Wed Jan 13, 2016 9:11 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: My ASTRO saber
Replies: 5
Views: 674

Re: My ASTRO saber

escomm wrote:6.1 watts out of a UHF radio? You looking to blow up your PA?

VHF it's how it came. I did not tune it. I'll have to grab a meter and turn down the high setting.
by Java
Tue Jan 12, 2016 10:30 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: My ASTRO saber
Replies: 5
Views: 674

Re: My ASTRO saber

Radio is indeed a 512k, just verified by dismantle.
Well this sucks. 2 super clean badass radios and the one with the beast vocon and flash is the wrong @#&!band
by Java
Tue Jan 12, 2016 9:47 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: My ASTRO saber
Replies: 5
Views: 674

Re: My ASTRO saber

I have a 800mhz AS with a 1 Meg.
Should I swap vocons? Does that mean the radio needs a realignment along with new flash etc?
This radio IS Double MINT and pushing 6.1w on high.
by Java
Tue Jan 12, 2016 6:58 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: My ASTRO saber
Replies: 5
Views: 674

My ASTRO saber

Round knobs, only see them on LAPD AS. Got it from a friend. It's analog only. I want to get it updated to do IMBE P25, Soft ID etc. Any sure way to figure out if the vocon is a 1 Meg w/o dismantle? Service yields nothing due to age of firmware AP_R03 Now if it is NOT a 1 Meg can it still be flashed...
by Java
Mon Jan 11, 2016 10:05 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HT Series impres on XTS series
Replies: 9
Views: 2312

Re: HT Series impres on XTS series

HT750 /HT1250 impres batteries on xts2500 or vise versa.
The impres chip is the same In both batteries?

BTW I'll try to be more specific
by Java
Sat Jan 09, 2016 9:16 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: HT Series impres on XTS series
Replies: 9
Views: 2312

HT Series impres on XTS series

If someone has a WPLN4114AR desktop charger and the HT series adapter and charges the IMPRES HT series battery in said charger will the Battery gauge work on a XTS series that has a display ? How about using the battery on a HT series will the XTS charger communicate correctly with the smart battery...
by Java
Mon Dec 28, 2015 10:24 pm
Forum: ASTRO Series (Astro Saber, Spectra, XTS3000/3500) Subscribers
Topic: Astro spectra w5 power button not working?
Replies: 4
Views: 2003

Re: Astro spectra w5 power button not working?

jmr061 wrote:The jumpers on the control head board may have been moved around. I would pull the board and look for obvious signs of non factory soldering.

Where on the board? I looked for tiny dip switches found nothing. So where would there be some soldering to look for?
by Java
Mon Dec 28, 2015 7:14 pm
Forum: ASTRO Series (Astro Saber, Spectra, XTS3000/3500) Subscribers
Topic: Astro spectra w5 power button not working?
Replies: 4
Views: 2003

Astro spectra w5 power button not working?

I have a remote mount w5 that will not respond to any w5 Control head power buttons. Radio comes on when power is applied. Radio works with a w9 control head, but only the power switch at the top 5 buttons.
Some sort of programming issue?
by Java
Wed Dec 16, 2015 10:59 am
Forum: ASTRO25 Series (XTS/XTL 1500/2500/5000) Subscribers
Topic: XTS5000 Quick Call settings
Replies: 0
Views: 4994

XTS5000 Quick Call settings

I have two XTS5000s and tried to use TMS with no success, even after reading about the tutorial on arkham website.
I am exploring my other options and want to try out QCII. I am unsure how to set it up or how it works.

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