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by escomm
Wed May 29, 2019 6:15 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Help!! Motorola LEX L11
Replies: 9
Views: 2793

Re: Help!! Motorola LEX L11

Use PSX Cockpit with Select PTT routed to radio & not wave This phone is garbage, it doesn't display voicemail notifications, the fingerprint sensor stops working for days at a time, the screen will go wonky and flicker and need replacement, it is nowhere near ready for prime time and sure as he...
by escomm
Sat Mar 09, 2019 9:41 am
Forum: ASTRO25 Series (XTS/XTL 1500/2500/5000) Subscribers
Topic: XTL5000 and PM1500 cables
Replies: 3
Views: 252

Re: XTL5000 and PM1500 cables

PM1500 is an XTL5000 with a different featureset and control head that actually has a speaker in it
by escomm
Sat Mar 09, 2019 9:40 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Can the Motorola NNTN 4497BR CP200 battery be reconditioned?
Replies: 2
Views: 1933

Re: Can the Motorola NNTN 4497BR CP200 battery be reconditioned?

Li-Ion does not require maintenance and does not crystallize like Nickel-based chemistries, so no, you can't "condition" them in the sense we've grown accustomed to over the years Based on the symptoms your batteries self discharged themselves past the point of the low voltage protection c...
by escomm
Tue Dec 25, 2018 10:45 pm
Forum: APX Series Subscribers
Topic: DMR feature in APX
Replies: 34
Views: 4021

Re: DMR feature in APX

A birdy has told me this is happening and /\/\ is making the sales push. No word on whether the modes will work side by side or require a reboot. I cannot fathom a required reboot is gonna happen, but I could not fathom a lot of the BS of the last 5 years happening either
by escomm
Tue Dec 25, 2018 10:43 pm
Forum: APX Series Subscribers
Topic: APX APC Codes Blurred
Replies: 2
Views: 547

Re: APX APC Codes Blurred

Part number nomenclature used to mean something :o
by escomm
Tue Dec 25, 2018 10:38 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: PMMN4097
Replies: 3
Views: 3462

Re: PMMN4097

Have a few customers using them, they're pleased. Range is fine. One is a mine that puts the mic on the dash of a car and they climb 15 feet down a hole, where their portables won't work, but they get into the mobile via bluetooth fine. It does provide RX audio
by escomm
Fri Oct 19, 2018 5:58 am
Forum: MotoTRBO Repeaters, Trunking, and Site Infrastructure
Topic: Portable usage in police agencies
Replies: 17
Views: 10409

Re: Portable usage in police agencies

I'm awful curious how the deployment of a receive only voting system introduces delay into the transmit
by escomm
Thu Sep 13, 2018 6:44 am
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (3xxx/5xxx/7xxx/SL) 2.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: SL7550 Screen
Replies: 4
Views: 4481

Re: SL7550 Screen

Sounds like a sales support question for your vendor. They do support their sales, right ?
by escomm
Thu Jun 14, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (3xxx/5xxx/7xxx/SL) 2.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: load audio
Replies: 5
Views: 1471

Re: load audio

Did you just program them with 15.5 Trbo CPS? There's a known bug in the latest version that causes super loud volume. Read the radio, open general settings, and then go to minimum volume. Toggle it up and down from mute to something and then back to mute. Then blow it back in. Should fix the probl...
by escomm
Wed Jun 13, 2018 7:02 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Harris TNC antenna in Waris handhelds?
Replies: 11
Views: 4808

Re: Harris TNC antenna in Waris handhelds?

It's an MX threaded adapter but not an MX flat base. OP's pic looks a lot like the OEM RF adapter for the Waris radios
by escomm
Wed Jun 13, 2018 7:01 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Silent Key: W2NJS, "Tom in D.C."
Replies: 5
Views: 3239

Re: Silent Key: W2NJS, "Tom in D.C."

Tom was one of the good guys. He'll be sorely missed.
by escomm
Sun May 20, 2018 11:26 am
Forum: MotoTRBO Repeaters, Trunking, and Site Infrastructure
Topic: SLR5700 cap plus
Replies: 14
Views: 1433

Re: SLR5700 cap plus

jsilberberg wrote:Why isn't the dealer who sold you the upgrade fixing this ?

He is the "dealer." He comes to Batlabs for free technical support on all his problems
by escomm
Sat May 05, 2018 8:58 am
Forum: APX Series Subscribers
Topic: DMR feature in APX
Replies: 34
Views: 4021

Re: DMR feature in APX

I heard from a birdy that they are planning on implementing this, but the radio will only support DMR or P25, and to change modes you will need to reboot it. So no DMR/P25 existing side by side. This definitely smells like some BS Motorola would pull I think that's acceptable for the majority of th...
by escomm
Fri May 04, 2018 8:09 am
Forum: ASTRO25 Series (XTS/XTL 1500/2500/5000) Subscribers
Topic: XTL-5000
Replies: 4
Views: 1224

Re: XTL-5000

IIRC you may need a new TIB to go from W4/5/7 to W9
by escomm
Thu May 03, 2018 7:22 am
Forum: APX Series Subscribers
Topic: DMR feature in APX
Replies: 34
Views: 4021

Re: DMR feature in APX

I heard from a birdy that they are planning on implementing this, but the radio will only support DMR or P25, and to change modes you will need to reboot it. So no DMR/P25 existing side by side. This definitely smells like some BS Motorola would pull
by escomm
Wed May 02, 2018 9:48 pm
Forum: Experimental and Next Generation LMR
Topic: Current selection of dual band commercial radios
Replies: 5
Views: 8873

Re: Current selection of dual band commercial radios

I suppose you could technically consider the APX8000 to be "dual band" but it's more of a full spectrum radio. Speaking of which, Harris still has their XG-100P/M series which is also full spectrum. EFwood has the VP900 which is a true dual band radio, similar to the APX7000. Okay but cer...
by escomm
Wed May 02, 2018 7:37 am
Forum: Experimental and Next Generation LMR
Topic: Current selection of dual band commercial radios
Replies: 5
Views: 8873

Current selection of dual band commercial radios

Seems only Puxing/Wouxon/Baofeng/Chingchong have dual band radios readily available. ICOM got out of the game and decided selling 2 radios was better than 1? What's good out there nowadays?
by escomm
Wed May 02, 2018 7:21 am
Forum: ASTRO25 Series (XTS/XTL 1500/2500/5000) Subscribers
Topic: XTL5000 O3 high power what cable needed?
Replies: 4
Views: 999

Re: XTL5000 O3 high power what cable needed?

fineshot1 wrote:
radiocat37 wrote:The PMLN4959A cable is what I was looking for. Thanks


FYI - Even without the extension cable you will still need the HLN6863 cable.

high power radio, without the PMLN4959 there will be no way to interface it entirely. can use DB25 on the tib if you want to build your own
by escomm
Wed May 02, 2018 7:19 am
Forum: ASTRO Series (Astro Saber, Spectra, XTS3000/3500) Subscribers
Topic: Off the Fly Adjustment
Replies: 14
Views: 1563

Re: Off the Fly Adjustment

Incidently that is only about 80Hz away from right on frequency and it usually does not get much better.. Your decimal point is off, it's 800Hz. And even at 800hz, Memo's radio should still be working. He needs to explain the problem he's having that he thinks is related to being slightly off freq....
by escomm
Fri Apr 27, 2018 1:14 pm
Forum: ASTRO Series (Astro Saber, Spectra, XTS3000/3500) Subscribers
Topic: Off the Fly Adjustment
Replies: 14
Views: 1563

Re: Off the Fly Adjustment

Specs on UHF radios is 1ppm so at 432 MHz the spec would be +-432Hz
by escomm
Fri Mar 23, 2018 7:22 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motorola Solutions comes through again!
Replies: 2
Views: 1135

Re: Motorola Solutions comes through again!

Meanwhile I've got a customer with an SLR8000 that died 3 months after they took delivery and Motorola wants them to pay the inbound freight on the warranty repair
by escomm
Mon Mar 19, 2018 7:36 am
Forum: Radio Programming
Topic: MotoTrbo CPS problem (legit copy)
Replies: 2
Views: 923

Re: MotoTrbo CPS problem (legit copy)

Did you install as an admin? If so, try running as an Admin as well?
by escomm
Mon Mar 19, 2018 6:12 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: KVL3000+
Replies: 6
Views: 1318

Re: KVL3000+

Ah, nice, more forced obsolesence
by escomm
Mon Mar 05, 2018 8:51 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Motorola HT1250 - 3.5mm RX Only Earbuds
Replies: 1
Views: 896

Re: Motorola HT1250 - 3.5mm RX Only Earbuds

AAHLN9717A with BDN6719A would probably work
by escomm
Thu Mar 01, 2018 7:54 am
Forum: MotoTRBO Repeaters, Trunking, and Site Infrastructure
Topic: XPR8300/8400 DC mode
Replies: 4
Views: 915

Re: XPR8300/8400 DC mode

marcosorourke wrote:Ok thanks!

What kind of runtime am I looking at while on battery? Probably about 25-35% use on digital.

Get out your spec sheet and note the current draw on TX and standby, then get out your calculator and do some math
by escomm
Wed Dec 20, 2017 9:08 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Communications.Support site?
Replies: 41
Views: 7024

Re: Communications.Support site?

Number 6 wrote:We're back...

Did you miss us?

Thank
by escomm
Mon Dec 18, 2017 1:00 pm
Forum: APX Series Subscribers
Topic: O2 Head - Fail 05-94
Replies: 7
Views: 1055

Re: O2 Head - Fail 05-94

Yes, correct, the PHLN1002 CHIB is only for the O5 heads. That is the explanation
by escomm
Wed Dec 13, 2017 8:49 am
Forum: Test Equipment & RF Equipment Alignment
Topic: Sad news for IFR/Aeroflex 2975 owners
Replies: 4
Views: 1594

Re: Sad news for IFR/Aeroflex 2975 owners

chartofmaryland wrote:Well just learned from off the phone,

Now who is recommended for repairing a faulty display and calibration on 2 units

Humm

CoM

Oh I suspect a tech from their repair line will be offered a buyout to send him on his way and he'll open up shop to support them :D
by escomm
Mon Dec 11, 2017 7:46 am
Forum: Motorola CP/CM Series Subscribers
Topic: Error 1214 on Trbo 15.5
Replies: 7
Views: 1110

Re: Error 1214 on Trbo 15.5

My first inclination is buggy software rushed to production without proper testing ?
by escomm
Mon Dec 11, 2017 7:45 am
Forum: MotoTRBO Portables and Mobiles (3xxx/5xxx/7xxx/SL) 2.0 Series Subscribers
Topic: XPR7550 RF adapter
Replies: 17
Views: 1954

Re: XPR7550 RF adapter

FWIW they make a call box kit with the XPR7550/XPR7550e chassis with an SMA jack as we're all used to... if one is enterprising you can order the jacks and replace them on the PCB, problem solved :lol:
by escomm
Mon Dec 04, 2017 11:58 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: VHF Quantar Duplexer 600KHz?
Replies: 7
Views: 1145

Re: VHF Quantar Duplexer 600KHz?

Holy crap, that thing is not BP/BR???
by escomm
Sat Dec 02, 2017 8:18 am
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: VHF Quantar Duplexer 600KHz?
Replies: 7
Views: 1145

Re: VHF Quantar Duplexer 600KHz?

Sorry I was talking about the rack mount one. I think the current part number is 9175300H02
by escomm
Thu Nov 30, 2017 10:13 am
Forum: Computer/Technical Assistance
Topic: OEM source for CF-54 Parts and accessories.
Replies: 5
Views: 1477

Re: OEM source for CF-54 Parts and accessories.

Care to share with us who and where it was ?
by escomm
Thu Nov 30, 2017 10:12 am
Forum: APX Series Subscribers
Topic: APX6000 "AN" End-of-Life announcement
Replies: 9
Views: 2025

Re: APX6000 "AN" End-of-Life announcement

So is it safe to assume a new 6000 BN is really a 8000 hardware wise, with only one band enabled? GARY That is what I said, yes. Really lends credence to Citron's assertions that Motorola is not helping its customers selling the same hardware with 3 or 4 different names at 6 or 7 different price po...
by escomm
Wed Nov 29, 2017 4:54 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: CDM1550 Remote Head Issue
Replies: 6
Views: 1162

Re: CDM1550 Remote Head Issue

Also keep in mind the spacer that is present in the dash configuration is aside and not used in the remote configuration.
by escomm
Wed Nov 29, 2017 4:21 pm
Forum: Base Stations, Repeaters, General Infrastructure
Topic: VHF Quantar Duplexer 600KHz?
Replies: 7
Views: 1145

VHF Quantar Duplexer 600KHz?

Manual says something like 200KHz of bandwidth at 1.5MHz separation and 600KHz of bandwidth at 2.5MHz separation. Has anyone used them on a 600KHz split and how was the insertion loss and other performance?
by escomm
Tue Nov 28, 2017 11:26 am
Forum: Motorola CP/CM Series Subscribers
Topic: CM200D Analoge
Replies: 2
Views: 865

Re: CM200D Analoge

Call the dealer that twostepped them to you
by escomm
Tue Nov 28, 2017 11:23 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Location of DIstribution Center
Replies: 4
Views: 1129

Re: Location of DIstribution Center

motorola_otaku wrote:Tessco has warehouses in Maryland and Vegas. From my experience small stuff like batteries usually comes from Vegas.

The Nevada warehouse is in Reno/Sparks. Actually it borders the airport, it's amazing how much hardline they're storing out there :lol:
by escomm
Tue Nov 28, 2017 11:21 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: DMR 40 bit encryption
Replies: 7
Views: 1450

Re: DMR 40 bit encryption

Max wrote:Well, it has been compromised and i have the proof.

Based on your posts in the trbo forums I'm gonna submit your credibility is suspect at best. Post the proof or stop talking about
by escomm
Tue Nov 28, 2017 11:19 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: P25 Phase I or II
Replies: 1
Views: 685

Re: P25 Phase I or II

I wouldn't quite say that. You can see what emissions they are authorized for. Whether or not the license is adhered to is a different story
by escomm
Thu Nov 16, 2017 8:24 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Spectra Astro, duel radio option?
Replies: 14
Views: 5698

Re: Spectra Astro, duel radio option?

Yes, it uses a special W3 HHCH and is well-discussed here. Feel free to search
by escomm
Mon Nov 06, 2017 3:30 pm
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: XPR3500 vs XPR7550 - programming cable
Replies: 10
Views: 1214

Re: XPR3500 vs XPR7550 - programming cable

The smaller XPR3500 uses the same battery, charger and antenna as an XPR7550 but does NOT use the same programming cable. I can see no design reason why Motorola decided to change the accessory socket pin layout...the XPR3500 is around the same width as the XPR7550 so there is plenty of space. How ...
by escomm
Sun Nov 05, 2017 8:15 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: What's the point of an Impres lithium battery?
Replies: 19
Views: 2216

Re: What's the point of an Impres lithium battery?

g8tzl2004 wrote:One day the Impres battery charges OK...but the next day the charger will not charge the battery....flashing red light

What has changed? Why is the charger rejecting the battery?

Could be for a number of reasons. Here is a good link: http://batteryuniversity.com/
by escomm
Sun Nov 05, 2017 8:13 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Rapid Charger flashing red green
Replies: 3
Views: 787

Re: Rapid Charger flashing red green

GP300s never had Impres, can't say I recall a non-Impres charger ever alternating between red and green though. Almost certainly a bad battery, perhaps rapidly alternating between rapid charge and complete because the cells are shot ?
by escomm
Sun Nov 05, 2017 8:12 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: Midian AES Board for CDM Mobiles
Replies: 7
Views: 1046

Re: Midian AES Board for CDM Mobiles

The Midian boards like to die after several years and make the radios start throwing EEPROM CS and HW errors all over the place
by escomm
Sun Nov 05, 2017 8:11 am
Forum: General Motorola Solutions & Legacy Radio Discussion
Topic: CDM1550 Remote Head Issue
Replies: 6
Views: 1162

Re: CDM1550 Remote Head Issue

Sounds like maybe it wasn't properly installed. The symptoms are indicative of the CH PCB not being properly seated and the compression contacts not making full contact. Ensure the tabs on the PCB are properly aligned with the grooves in the housing

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