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CDM1250 Channel Programming

Posted: Sun Oct 08, 2017 7:58 am
by leaper54
I am new to the CDM software. I have a CDM1250 on the bench. It is programmed for 2 ' conventional personalities ' in ZONE 1.
The radio boots up to the first personality. The channel up/down buttons do not work. I've tried programming the ' P1 ' and P2 ' buttons for various functions, nothing seems to work. How do select personalities from the front panel buttons?? Is there a source for instructions on the software?

Re: CDM1250 Channel Programming

Posted: Sun Oct 08, 2017 3:19 pm
by Jim202
leaper54 wrote:I am new to the CDM software. I have a CDM1250 on the bench. It is programmed for 2 ' conventional personalities ' in ZONE 1.
The radio boots up to the first personality. The channel up/down buttons do not work. I've tried programming the ' P1 ' and P2 ' buttons for various functions, nothing seems to work. How do select personalities from the front panel buttons?? Is there a source for instructions on the software?


Have you tried reading the help files on the programming CD?

Jim

Re: CDM1250 Channel Programming

Posted: Sun Oct 08, 2017 6:53 pm
by SteveC0625
leaper54 wrote:I am new to the CDM software. I have a CDM1250 on the bench. It is programmed for 2 ' conventional personalities ' in ZONE 1.
The radio boots up to the first personality. The channel up/down buttons do not work. I've tried programming the ' P1 ' and P2 ' buttons for various functions, nothing seems to work. How do select personalities from the front panel buttons?? Is there a source for instructions on the software?

There are dozens of threads here going back well over 10 years with programming information. You will find lots of info on programming the CDM1250.

What version of the CPS are you using?

If you want, I can take a look at your codeplug and see if anything jumps out at me.

Search tags: The Professional or Waris
Series of radios includes:

HT750 HT1250 HT1550
EX500 EX600 EX560 EX650
CDM750 CDM1250 CDM1550
HT1250LS+ CDM1550LS+ CDM1550LS

It may be helpful to search using wildcards.
If someone asks a question about one model,
the answer almost always pertains to most, if not all.
They are all programmed with HVN9025 CPS.
The last version of the CPS released before the
product line was discontinued is R06.12.09.

If you need a blank codeplug, there is a folder
full of them, one for each possible model
number on your hard drive. The folder is in
the Program Files where your CPS is installed.
It is labelled SAMPLES.

Re: CDM1250 Channel Programming

Posted: Mon Oct 09, 2017 6:01 am
by leaper54
I do not have the CD, and no HELP is available from the program itself. I am using CPS Ver. R06.12.05 This is a 4 channel CDM1250.

Re: CDM1250 Channel Programming

Posted: Mon Oct 09, 2017 8:08 am
by leaper54
The suggestion of loading a sample, blank codeplug worked! The channel up/down buttons now work. I programmed the personalities and zone exactly the same as before. Thank you all for the help!

Re: CDM1250 Channel Programming

Posted: Wed Oct 11, 2017 12:02 pm
by n1gtl
leaper54 wrote:I do not have the CD, and no HELP is available from the program itself. I am using CPS Ver. R06.12.05 This is a 4 channel CDM1250.


4 channel CDM1250??? You sure it's not a CDM750???

You need to assign the buttons to function as channel selectors.

Re: CDM1250 Channel Programming

Posted: Wed Oct 11, 2017 12:07 pm
by SteveC0625
n1gtl wrote:
leaper54 wrote:I do not have the CD, and no HELP is available from the program itself. I am using CPS Ver. R06.12.05 This is a 4 channel CDM1250.


4 channel CDM1250??? You sure it's not a CDM750???

You need to assign the buttons to function as channel selectors.

He sent me the model number in an email. It's definitely a CDM1250. I suspect the OP means that there's 4 channels programmed.

Re: CDM1250 Channel Programming

Posted: Thu Dec 21, 2017 1:49 pm
by mjolnir792
leaper54 wrote:I am new to the CDM software. I have a CDM1250 on the bench. It is programmed for 2 ' conventional personalities ' in ZONE 1.
The radio boots up to the first personality. The channel up/down buttons do not work. I've tried programming the ' P1 ' and P2 ' buttons for various functions, nothing seems to work. How do select personalities from the front panel buttons?? Is there a source for instructions on the software?

When you say the buttons don't work, is it that they don't perform as programmed - or that the buttons literally don't do anything? If there's no beep or function, it may be a hardware issue inside the head.