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Reflashing MTS2000 control boards

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karfield

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The only way to update the firmware on an MTS2000 is to send it in to motorola to have it done. What exactly are you looking to do for the radio?
 

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modmedic said:
Does anyone know how to reflash Motorola MTS2000 control boards?
Contact your local Motorola shop and tell them what you need.

They'll order the Flash Package from Motorola and flash your radio when it arrives.

If you are just looking for newer firmware, then ask for a firmware refresh. Generally costs about $75 per radio and your local shop can order it for you.

There is no need to send your radio in as most local shops have the equipment (Smart Rib) to do flash upgrades.
 

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MTS2000 Control boards

karfield said:
The only way to update the firmware on an MTS2000 is to send it in to motorola to have it done. What exactly are you looking to do for the radio?

I have heard that you can wash the controller and input a new flash code.
 

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You can only hack the older MT/MTS controllers. newer than rev (5?) you will brick the radio. See batlabs for info on "toolproofing error".

Chris
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firmware update

When I updated my firmware, then I could not program my radio. I call Motorola they said I needed a software update at the cost of $375.00. I don't do much firmware updating anymore.
 

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conehead said:
When I updated my firmware, then I could not program my radio. I call Motorola they said I needed a software update at the cost of $375.00. I don't do much firmware updating anymore.
Yup, generally updating a radio's firmware requires the latest version of CPS or RSS afterwards.
 
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