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I am getting this error on startup. First is shows voltage as 10.0v then the over voltage error. I am using brand new batteries and whenI check the voltage on the battery they are 7.6 volts. I even tried a older battery then read 6.0 volts and still the over volt error displays 10.0 volts, crazy error as I know the batteries are not putting out 10.0 to begin with. I have the factory charger and cup.

Any ideas on what could be happening? Do I need to use the adjustment software? if so what parameters could be causing this?

Thanks
Bob Lee
 

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I am getting this error on startup. First is shows voltage as 10.0v then the over voltage error. I am using brand new batteries and whenI check the voltage on the battery they are 7.6 volts. I even tried a older battery then read 6.0 volts and still the over volt error displays 10.0 volts, crazy error as I know the batteries are not putting out 10.0 to begin with. I have the factory charger and cup.

Any ideas on what could be happening? Do I need to use the adjustment software? if so what parameters could be causing this?

Thanks
Bob Lee
Hi Bob,
Try inhibiting the battery voltage display in the set mode with the software. Also,back up radio file and write blank program to radio, then re-read back-up file. I don't have the adjustment software for that radio. You need to be careful with it anyway if you don't know what you are(like me)doing with it.
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Overvolt issue

Thanks for responding Bill, I did as you described same problem but now instead of 10.0 volts on radio startup it displays OVERVOLT and radio will not work.

Bob W4RTL
 

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Hi Bob,
Have had some strange things happen in the past with Icom radios. De-programming and re-programming them have solved problems in the past. I have the F80DT and have had no problems with it. I think the best thing to do is send it to Icom repair and have them look at it.
Bill
 
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