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BPR40 resets to default programming

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arlojanis
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BPR40 resets to default programming

Postby arlojanis » Tue Aug 19, 2014 11:29 am

I have seen two Mag One BPR40's reset to default programming while being used in the field. Have any others seen this? Was it caused by low voltage from a bad switch or battery?
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Re: BPR40 resets to default programming

Postby Al » Tue Aug 19, 2014 5:40 pm

Factory reset is a "feature" built into the firmware on the BPR40 according to the service manual. You press and hold both the PTT and lower programmable button then powerup the radio. A good key chirp tone signals completion of the reset. I've had it happen to a customer after his kids played with the radio.

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Re: BPR40 resets to default programming

Postby thpthp123 » Mon Nov 17, 2014 2:26 pm

Oh wait a minute.... "Service Manual" is mentioned... Where, oh where, did you get a service manual for the MAG ONE bpr40? Please, oh please, tell me... it's not available from the big "M"...

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Re: BPR40 resets to default programming

Postby com501 » Thu Nov 20, 2014 2:21 am

A stuck bottom button along with an inadvertent PTT press at power on will cause this. What? You can't d/l the manual from MOL anymore?


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