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Motorola minitor 2 questions and confusion

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KD0NDO

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ok so my pager is set to this alert pattern a-b c-b, and i was wondering if there is any way to make it continous alert on a-b and Interrupt on c-b, also is there a way to have an off duty mode so when i put it in position 2 (3 if you count the bell/closed) it will only alert for c-b

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In a word, no.

To the best of my understanding, the Minitor 2 must have the same "a" for both sets of tones it is listening for. (This is the only way I have seen them set up, when looking for two sets of tones, I could be wrong.)

If you want to have more flexibility in your tone detection, you need to go for a newer Minitor, or a non-Motorola solution. Newer voice pagers allow multiple frequencies, and multiple tone sets.

Keep in mind that only the Minitor 5 is the only Motorola pager that is narrowband capable, out of the box. (Swissphone and Apollo both offer narrowband capable units.) United Communications Corp. is doing after-market modifications to Minitors, to allow them to function with narrowband transmissions.
 

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If yours is set up for A-B and C-B, then it looks like you're stuck with "interupt" for both alarms. There is an off-duty mode.

Minitor I/II/III/IV

Once you pull the Minitor II apart, you can see all of the jumpers and options. Just be careful with the antenna!

Hah! Steve beat me to it!
 

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ok which jumper is it for the off duty because batlabs shows like 4 different jumpers to do that
 
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