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Motorolla cdm 1250 question

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I have a cdm 1250 that only displays emergency in the screen when you turn it on. Im going to order the software and programming cable as soon as i can figure out if it is good or not. Just seeing if anyone can point me in the right direction on clearing the emergency to see if the radio is good or not.

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Two pins in the accessory connector have to shorted before power up or the radio goes into emergency mode. From memory can't tell you which pins. The accessory plugs in the plug kit usually have these pins shorted by default; suspect you've got a radio without the plug.
 

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You will have to contact whomever had the radio last and find out exactly how the accessory pins are programmed. The emergency function can be setup up on several different pins and in several different ways.

If possible, get the accessory plug that was on the radio. It should be wired to match the programming. Or at least find out how it was wired and programmed.
 
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I think it's pin 7 & 9. Once you get it powered up, remove all the "emergency" stuff and you shouldn't need it anymore.

Do some searching over at the Batlabs forums, theres some good info over there.
 
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I still cant get it to clear. It had a 12k resistor on one wire. Looks like the wires were cut off like they used to hook to something and were not just jumped together. If i buy the software and cable will i be able to reprogram this radio or should i give up? I was given this radio and 2 cm200's and 2 cm300's
 
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