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Vertex VX231 programming cable part number and software version needed.

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We recently added a repeater at one of our properties. We are primarily use Motorola radios and I have not touched a Vertex radio in the 9 years I have been here.
I have a some questions regarding the Vertex programming software and parts needed.

1. Is the CE-99 software the correct version to program the Vertex VX-231? Will it program the Vertex Standard Model# VX-231-G7-5 radios using a 64bit Windows OS system or do I need a 32bit PC because of the age of the radio's processor?

2. I have the Vertex FIF12A USB interface. What is the correct part number for the Vertex VX231 radio programming cable?
 

HT600

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Apologizes for the delay, been dealing with knee surgery and a few other problems (like flooding in Okla)
anyway, I have programmed the Vertex 261 radios but my purchasing dept and the project manager are having difficulty obtaining the correct software version, the correct hardware and a PC with a 32 bit OS.

SO, i have the project half way sorted out.
 

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We have lots of Vertex radios and have no problems programming running on Windows XP.
But we do not use USB programming cables.

Where are you looking for "the correct software" or " hardware"? CE99 v3.02 software.

BTW the Motorola HT600 is still one of my favorites.
 
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kayn1n32008

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Apologizes for the delay, been dealing with knee surgery and a few other problems (like flooding in Okla)
anyway, I have programmed the Vertex 261 radios but my purchasing dept and the project manager are having difficulty obtaining the correct software version, the correct hardware and a PC with a 32 bit OS.

SO, i have the project half way sorted out.
The VX-231 uses the same programming cable as the VX-261.



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This is my knock off programming cable. Has both the 1/8” 4 conductor plug Vertex liked for their lower end radios, and a RJ-45 for 8 pin mobiles:



Photo of my OS:



Photo of my VX-231 beside my programming laptop. In the back ground is one of my Kenwood(multi-pin portable NX200/TK2180 ect)programming cables attached to a 2m USB extension cable. Laptop is an old CF-19 with touch screen:



Photo of the ‘About CE-99’ screen:



Your existing cable for your VX-261 will work just fine.

I have also programmed VX-261’s with my knock off serial cable.


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kayn1n32008

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Apologizes for the delay, been dealing with knee surgery and a few other problems (like flooding in Okla)
anyway, I have programmed the Vertex 261 radios but my purchasing dept and the project manager are having difficulty obtaining the correct software version, the correct hardware and a PC with a 32 bit OS.

SO, i have the project half way sorted out.
64 bit OS will work no problem, no need for a 32bit OS with the VX-231.



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