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by videonerd
Tue Dec 11, 2018 11:48 pm
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: 2019 Ford Edge: centre console replacement?
Replies: 3
Views: 404

Re: 2019 Ford Edge: centre console replacement?

No, it won't have the moon roof! That was definitely a no-no.
by videonerd
Fri Dec 07, 2018 12:00 am
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: 2019 Ford Edge: centre console replacement?
Replies: 3
Views: 404

2019 Ford Edge: centre console replacement?

Has anyone done an install for the current generation of Ford Edges? I think 2015-2019. I'm looking to replace the centre console with a Havis-or-like console for radios and scanners and was wondering how much space is available. The 2019 that i'm getting has an electronic shifter so it should help ...
by videonerd
Sun Sep 14, 2014 10:06 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motorola OnLine login
Replies: 11
Views: 1970

Re: Motorola OnLine login

But the "interactive" exploded parts diagrams where you click on a PDF and the part displays below doesn't work for me in anything but IE... is this the case for everyone too? Yep, hasn't worked in FireFox for years... Great - so you need IE to log in but can't log in in IE. But don't wor...
by videonerd
Thu Sep 11, 2014 5:58 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motorola OnLine login
Replies: 11
Views: 1970

Re: Motorola OnLine login

But the "interactive" exploded parts diagrams where you click on a PDF and the part displays below doesn't work for me in anything but IE... is this the case for everyone too?
by videonerd
Fri Sep 05, 2014 9:51 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motorola OnLine login
Replies: 11
Views: 1970

Re: Motorola OnLine login

Hmm.. you're right, I'm getting the same error regardless of my security settings. I normally use Chrome. But then how do you use the exploded parts diagaram/reference? It used to only work on IE... for me anyway. You'd click on the diagram and the part would pop up underneath?
by videonerd
Tue Aug 12, 2014 5:26 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: XTS/MTS/Saber Impres charger - any adapters for Trbo?
Replies: 16
Views: 2365

Re: XTS/MTS/Saber Impres charger - any adapters for Trbo?

I've been thinking about this for a while! Just never bothered to ask...

n3obl, I can't find that part number on MOL or Google... could you double check for me? Thanks!
by videonerd
Fri Jul 08, 2011 2:29 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: MOL issue: "The item could not be priced at this time."
Replies: 2
Views: 455

MOL issue: "The item could not be priced at this time."

Just curious as to whether anyone else is seeing the same as me on MOL...

For XTS and TRBO batteries, they're all listed as "The item could not be priced at this time" and it's been like that for a few days now. I've ordered a few Jedi batteries in the same time frame and it's been fine.
by videonerd
Tue Jun 07, 2011 12:05 am
Forum: Computer/Technical Assistance
Topic: MW800 / MW810 VGA cable
Replies: 0
Views: 1890

MW800 / MW810 VGA cable

Understanding that FKN8090A (Display to normal VGA connector) is quite rare, would using the FKN8144A (MW800 to VGA) with a gender changer in-line work in reverse? The Centronics connector looks to be the same on the display and the MW800... ? I'm looking to interface a Toughbook to a MW800 screen.
by videonerd
Sat Mar 26, 2011 2:09 pm
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (4xxx/6xxx) 1.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: XPR6500 can't transmit
Replies: 6
Views: 526

Re: XPR6500 can't transmit

Whoops - out of all that I forgot the most important part ... I get a bonk the instant I push the PTT. Regardless of repeater or simplex mode. This is only on digital channels, analog stuff is fine.
by videonerd
Sat Mar 26, 2011 12:45 pm
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (4xxx/6xxx) 1.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: XPR6500 can't transmit
Replies: 6
Views: 526

XPR6500 can't transmit

Hello, I have an XPR6500 portable that I'm trying to figure out why it doesn't transmit in TRBO mode. I can't find a TRBO flashcode decoder but could this radio be flashed for analog-only? Doesn't work regardless of repeater/talkaround mode with always admit criteria. What am I overlooking... ? H55Q...
by videonerd
Wed Aug 25, 2010 10:47 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: MOL fiasco
Replies: 1
Views: 606

MOL fiasco

Anyone else having problems with MOL? Since the split between iDEN/two-way, they sent me an iDEN login a month ago and it's been sitting in the queue to be activated ever since. I've been calling almost every other day now trying to get my iDEN login activated.
by videonerd
Fri Aug 13, 2010 11:54 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Troops leaving Iraq destroying equipment
Replies: 14
Views: 1767

Re: Troops leaving Iraq destroying equipment

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/21134540/vp ... 6#38666846

Really.. do you want these?
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And really, considering the equipment and gear they've amassed there, one XTS5k is more worthless than a penny.
by videonerd
Thu Jun 24, 2010 11:44 pm
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (4xxx/6xxx) 1.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: MotoTRBO CPS Version
Replies: 23
Views: 1944

Re: MotoTRBO CPS Version

If i bump the 6500's firmware to the latest, does that mean I have to use 5.2 CPS as well?
by videonerd
Fri Jun 04, 2010 5:50 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: BatLabs Site issues
Replies: 8
Views: 934

Re: BatLabs Site issues

I've asked before to make batlabs.com a Wiki so people can have all the information in one place... but it didn't go anywhere.
by videonerd
Tue Jun 01, 2010 10:19 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: 12v impres charger for the car
Replies: 1
Views: 362

12v impres charger for the car

Is there a way to mod the WPLN4111AR standard AC impres charger for use in a vehicle? I just want a charger in the vehicle for times I forget to charge a battery. This is not for public safety. The "proper" 12v charger WPLN4208 lists for $440 ($317.53 MOL) YIKES!
by videonerd
Fri May 28, 2010 7:53 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: maxtrac power connector question
Replies: 9
Views: 875

Re: maxtrac power connector question

I've also seen them called "quick-disconnect"
by videonerd
Thu May 27, 2010 9:26 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: MCS2k power/vol knob part
Replies: 0
Views: 328

MCS2k power/vol knob part

I needed to replace a missing power/volume knob on an MCS2000 M2.... I got the rubber and the white plastic beneath it, but it seems as if there's also a metal shank or something that it's missing... a very small piece of metal that goes between the plastic white knob part and the metal shaft of the...
by videonerd
Wed May 05, 2010 10:36 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: iDEN RSS for a mobile radio
Replies: 9
Views: 888

Re: iDEN RSS for a mobile radio

Neat.. more than I ever wanted to know. :) Thanks!

We'll see how the keypad programming goes, I think age has gotten the pads underneath the keys and some of 'em don't work, others require a finger-numbing hard press. That said, perhaps anyone have a handset laying around they'd like to sell? :)
by videonerd
Fri Apr 30, 2010 11:04 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: iDEN RSS for a mobile radio
Replies: 9
Views: 888

iDEN RSS for a mobile radio

The model number is M12UCH6RR6AN with a remote mount handset. I'm trying to figure out how to program this thing. Currently active on the Telus Mike network, but we need to change the names in the phone list. Nobody has a clue including our dealer who just wants to sell us a new phone. From the RSS ...
by videonerd
Thu Feb 04, 2010 9:38 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: r765 iDEN radio
Replies: 6
Views: 627

r765 iDEN radio

Does anyone have more info on this cellphone/radio? Has it been released yet? It was announced a while back, and then I haven't heard anything about it. There's a few Googled shops that seem to carry accessories, and I've found some on MOL doing a search for r765 but that's about it!
by videonerd
Sun Jan 10, 2010 11:42 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: C4 Spectra ignition lead ignore
Replies: 12
Views: 1032

Re: C4 Spectra ignition lead ignore

Thanks! For anyone else inquiring I took a quick picture...

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by videonerd
Sun Jan 10, 2010 1:57 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Tri-Chem Rapid Charger for Jedi....please help!
Replies: 11
Views: 1917

Re: Tri-Chem Rapid Charger for Jedi....please help!

+1 about the NTN7209A being unreliable. I had one before I got my Impres charger and there a few Jedi batts it would absolutely refuse to charge properly. Other times it would require a "startup" charge from an overnight or rapid shoe charger before it would charge in the NTN7209A properly.
by videonerd
Wed Jan 06, 2010 11:05 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: C4 Spectra ignition lead ignore
Replies: 12
Views: 1032

Re: C4 Spectra ignition lead ignore

Oh wow I didn't know it was that specific! I have the AALN4008B head.
by videonerd
Tue Jan 05, 2010 11:12 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: C4 Spectra ignition lead ignore
Replies: 12
Views: 1032

Re: C4 Spectra ignition lead ignore

Thanks for the help, guys.. the configuration I was looking for is #3 at Repeater-Builder (http://www.repeater-builder.com/motorola/spectra/spectra-ignition-jumpers.html) JU1: IN JU2: OUT That said... where the heck is JU1 and JU2 on a C4 head? I've found it on the A5/A7 but the 4's are totally diff...
by videonerd
Wed Dec 30, 2009 8:53 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: VSN4001a - what speaker is this?
Replies: 5
Views: 493

Re: VSN4001a - what speaker is this?

I think you might be right.. looks very much like the font for the MCX palm mic... opening it reveals an 8ohm 20watt speaker. 8922 could be the date code which would be right for the MCX.

50D84561B06
NN-55
Japan
20W 8Ω
8922

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by videonerd
Mon Dec 28, 2009 4:20 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: C4 Spectra ignition lead ignore
Replies: 12
Views: 1032

Re: C4 Spectra ignition lead ignore

Thanks for the help guys... here's what's happening... Want to put five dashmount C4 Spectras, Rx only on a 20A power supply. IIRC my old W4 was set to ignore the ignition line, and I'd like to do the same thing here if possible. The guts will be out anyway since I'll be recapping so if there's jump...
by videonerd
Sun Dec 27, 2009 6:25 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: C4 Spectra ignition lead ignore
Replies: 12
Views: 1032

C4 Spectra ignition lead ignore

Ok, I've searched and maybe I'm rushing too much? But... one simple question...

On a dashmount C4 head Spectra, can/does the radio ignore the ignition sense wire? I just want to have it turn on when mains power is applied.
by videonerd
Wed Dec 23, 2009 2:08 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: VSN4001a - what speaker is this?
Replies: 5
Views: 493

Re: VSN4001a - what speaker is this?

It looks exactly like an HSN4018 speaker including the same brown housing. It has a black two-pin connector on it. No other wires to make me think it's amplified. I'll get a picture of it posted soon.
by videonerd
Wed Dec 23, 2009 12:52 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: VSN4001a - what speaker is this?
Replies: 5
Views: 493

VSN4001a - what speaker is this?

Got a few speakers here, VSN4001a. The plug is something I've never seen before, and Google doesn't come up with a single result when searching! I'm looking to use these on some Spectras, wondering if it's safe or at least what this speaker is rated for. For what it's worth, does anyone have the MOL...
by videonerd
Fri Dec 18, 2009 12:39 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Spectra button verification
Replies: 2
Views: 321

Spectra button verification

I need to buy some blank plugs for the function buttons above the display on a Spectra. That is, not a button itself but a cover for the hole.

Is this the right part number?
3880253K01 - KEY PLUG
by videonerd
Sun Dec 06, 2009 10:35 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Maxtrac FTR RSS
Replies: 2
Views: 465

Re: Maxtrac FTR RSS

It's the wierdest thing... I haven't changed a thing hardware wise and it just refuses to work! I have used DOS in so long it's taking me a while to wrap my head around loading drivers and memory management in CONFIG.SYS and AUTOEXEC.BAT.
by videonerd
Wed Dec 02, 2009 2:18 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Maxtrac FTR RSS
Replies: 2
Views: 465

Maxtrac FTR RSS

I'm getting a wierd error message while trying to run Maxtrac FTR RSS, RVN4043G. On run, it says "Does not have enough memory to run this application." The other Maxtrac RSSes work, and I've programmed up Maxtracs with this RSS just a few months ago on the same machine. Running mem.exe (DO...
by videonerd
Sat Nov 14, 2009 5:56 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Maxtrac / Radius modify max channel per zone
Replies: 2
Views: 334

Re: Maxtrac / Radius modify max channel per zone

Sorry, my wording wasn't clear... I meant not to gain more channels overall, but to assign more channels per zone, Spectra-like. Instead of 6 channels in 6 zones for 32 channels, I'd like to have 10 channels in 3 zones + 2 conventional.
by videonerd
Sat Nov 14, 2009 4:40 pm
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: Maxtrac / Radius modify max channel per zone
Replies: 2
Views: 334

Maxtrac / Radius modify max channel per zone

I have a 32 channel trunking Maxtrac (Smartsite G6) ... right now it's configured for maximum 6 channels with 6 zones. Is there any way to bump it up to 10 channels for 3 zones? The RSS says the parameters are defined elsewhere... but where?
by videonerd
Sun Oct 18, 2009 3:24 pm
Forum: Vehicle Warning Equipment Discussion
Topic: Nissan Xterra 2006 w/Gamber Johnson laptop mount
Replies: 3
Views: 3464

Nissan Xterra 2006 w/Gamber Johnson laptop mount

Has anyone done an computer mount install on a 2006 Nissan Xterra without a console? I'm looking at the DS-53 (http://concept.gamberjohnson.com/catalog/item/mounting_base/universal/DS-53) vertical mount with a second metal back plate on the other side of the plastic transmission cover for reinforcem...
by videonerd
Mon Sep 28, 2009 10:59 pm
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: Anyone using the Sharkfin Quad antenna?
Replies: 6
Views: 2719

Re: Anyone using the Sharkfin Quad antenna?

Dead thread bump...

Anyone? If any batlabs members sell the PCTEL/Maxrad PCTMDL and you're in Canada, PM me please?

PCTEL Linky: http://www.maxrad.com/product_overview_ ... _num=11208
by videonerd
Wed Aug 26, 2009 9:13 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Jedi questions from a new Jedi user
Replies: 3
Views: 506

Re: Jedi questions from a new Jedi user

Will, do you have a part number for that 3.5mm threaded connector? I have one from the generosity of a batlabber but that's it I've never found out any more info about it!
by videonerd
Wed Aug 12, 2009 4:29 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Maxtrac internal speaker mute
Replies: 7
Views: 1389

Re: Maxtrac internal speaker mute

I used the phone antenna because I didn't have any other ones!! It was that, or the stock Uniden scanner telescoping one with a mini-UHF to BNC adapter! And well, that just wouldn't be kosher to put Uniden on Moto! :lol:
by videonerd
Tue Aug 11, 2009 10:48 pm
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (4xxx/6xxx) 1.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: MOTOTRBO AirTracer--What Does It Do?
Replies: 7
Views: 1753

Re: MOTOTRBO AirTracer--What Does It Do?

Bump for question #2 from the OP... because I'm interested as well!
by videonerd
Tue Aug 11, 2009 3:30 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Maxtrac internal speaker mute
Replies: 7
Views: 1389

Re: Maxtrac internal speaker mute

Thanks all for their help! FWIW, here's some pictures to help others. I'm using a Maxtrac with 16pin board, makes it super easy. I have pins 7 & 11 going to a 3.5mm plug, and 15 & 16 jumpered for internal audio. If you don't want to do any soldering or opening of the radio at all, simply tak...
by videonerd
Mon Aug 10, 2009 2:51 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Maxtrac internal speaker mute
Replies: 7
Views: 1389

Maxtrac internal speaker mute

I need to do a Maxtrac mod for trunker. Tapped pin 7 and 11 for the discrminator audio, but still need the internal speaker for audio reference. Now, I realize it's a feature that I can't turn the speaker all the way down... but I remember a resistor mod floating around that would allow it to happen...
by videonerd
Sun Jul 26, 2009 9:49 pm
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (4xxx/6xxx) 1.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: XPR cloning
Replies: 4
Views: 476

Re: XPR cloning

Are there any sources for non-OEM Trbo 6500 programming cables?
by videonerd
Mon Jul 06, 2009 3:18 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motorola Visio Stencils?
Replies: 1
Views: 4194

Re: Motorola Visio Stencils?

I've been looking for one for Spectras too. Found the same MOSCAD package that you did but other than that, I gave up and just drew rectangles... :(
by videonerd
Wed May 20, 2009 10:04 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: impres battery conditioning question
Replies: 8
Views: 677

Re: impres battery conditioning question

For those running Impres batteries - have you seen a marked improvement in overall life of the batts? Worth the $20+ per battery for the function?
by videonerd
Tue Mar 31, 2009 4:34 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Things overheard from Motorola Support....
Replies: 13
Views: 1437

Re: Things overheard from Motorola Support....

xmo wrote:TEST CABLES FOR TDMA


:o someone had waay too much time on their hands!
by videonerd
Wed Feb 18, 2009 12:55 am
Forum: Vehicle Radio Installs
Topic: 2008 Ford Escape
Replies: 12
Views: 7871

Re: 2008 Ford Escape

Thank you! That is awesome info. I'll be getting the 2009 Escape Hybrid in a month or so. I'm going to be using the Havis-Shields custom console, so it will be a bit easier in terms of radio mounting, but your info on running things through the firewall and headliner and especially the web forum lin...
by videonerd
Sat Jan 31, 2009 4:39 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: MCS 2000 buttons
Replies: 8
Views: 1114

Re: MCS 2000 buttons

Thanks for the screencap, but I have the same diagram from MOL as well, doesn't tell me much except the part# and price.
by videonerd
Fri Jan 30, 2009 1:08 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: MCS 2000 buttons
Replies: 8
Views: 1114

Re: MCS 2000 buttons

bringing this thread back up .... Now that I have two MCS2000's, I realize one has plastic buttons, and the other one has the rubber buttons. Are there different generations of MCS2000's? Also, I have have a replacement volume knob here, but does one have to take the head apart to put the white plas...

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