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Original Orion accessories compatible with M7100 ?

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Hello everyone,

I would like to replace an old Orion 40 watt UHF drawer with a more recent 100 watt M7100 on VHF.
Can I swap drawers and reuse the existing control head and cables easily or there would be compatibility issues with the newer radios ?

Thank you for your input!

Charles
 
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Thank you for your reply.

It is good to know that the Orion accessories and heads are compatible between versions.
Yes the power cable will need to be changed, good point.

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The Orion radio used RS-485 for control. The accessories for the Orion are also fully compatible with the Jaguar 725m and M7100 mobiles also.

Plus, the 512k model Orions can be interfaced with the J725m and M7100 radios in a dual-radio configuration.

The only item between the three that is not interchangeable is the mounting brackets.
 
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