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Old 09-17-2017, 11:09 PM
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Well then that's an issue for me so unless I hear back from Unication I will be rolling back to the older firmware.


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I would love to be positive on how Unication does things. Unfortunately, instead of making things "easier for the consumers", they are coming up with numerous obstacles to jump through to get things working. From getting the software, the firmwares, to pricing. These have been nothing but headaches in order for the consumer to get. Let me remind you, I didn't pay $225 for the device.

I'll be the first one to praise them when they hit a home room with anything. Just like I have praised them in solving the LSM issues of scanners.
This is not a "consumer" piece of equipment. It is made for professional users, and provides some benefit to consumers.

Not to minimize the importance of your purchase, but my county has probably purchased as many G4s as the all hobbyists have purchased. They are trying to meet the needs of their core users, while still helping out the wants of the hobbyists.

They can only fix so many issues at a time, and the hobbyists are wanting some features that the unit is designed to provide. That means the engineers are having to figure out how to add, and more importantly, how to control those features.

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Well then that's an issue for me so unless I hear back from Unication I will be rolling back to the older firmware.


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As others have mentioned, I'm also getting the 32 zone limit on mine. As such, I had no other choice but to roll back to the previous firmware version. It's apparent there are still some bugs to be worked out in the latest firmware release.
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Just checked this morning and I also cannot add more zones. Can someone send me the older firmware and tool so I can roll it back ?


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Just checked this morning and I also cannot add more zones. Can someone send me the older firmware and tool so I can roll it back ?


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Double tap....got the firmware. Thanks.


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Now that I've had the opportunity to play with both firmware versions, here are my thoughts:

The only benefit I saw from the newer firmware was the faster processing of knob position changes.

The bugs which caused me to switch back:

-Talkgroups NOT assigned to knob positions passing audio.

-Loss of subscriber ID display to P25T during transmissions.

-PPS limiting the amount of zones to 32 (big issue for me).

-Increased instances of garbled audio. I actually switched firmwares back and forth in these locations and confirmed it due to the firmware. My APX also was used as a 'control' to make sure it wasen't system based.




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I emailed David, about the zone limit, and he said that should be fixed in the next version.

I need to watch it some more, but the loss of subscriber ID might be due to the receiver returning back to a talkgroup that was interrupted by priority scan. Anyone else noticing that?

I'm sticking with the new version for now. The more responsive zone/channel position change is worth it to me.

I have noticed an unlisted talkgroup or two come through at times. I suspect that might be related to resuming scanning also.

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Now that I've had the opportunity to play with both firmware versions, here are my thoughts:

The only benefit I saw from the newer firmware was the faster processing of knob position changes.

The bugs which caused me to switch back:

-Talkgroups NOT assigned to knob positions passing audio.

-Loss of subscriber ID display to P25T during transmissions.

-PPS limiting the amount of zones to 32 (big issue for me).

-Increased instances of garbled audio. I actually switched firmwares back and forth in these locations and confirmed it due to the firmware. My APX also was used as a 'control' to make sure it wasen't system based.




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