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Old 06-10-2014, 10:30 AM
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Default So is this Wi-Fi Dongle thing a dead issue?

Can i disconnect it from my 536 and toss it in my junk pile?
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Old 06-10-2014, 10:58 AM
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Can i disconnect it from my 536 and toss it in my junk pile?
I wonder where mine is. Probably in a box somewhere with other stuff that is never used.
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havent visited here in a little while, but youre saying the wifi part of the 536 still isnt working??
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Old 06-10-2014, 5:54 PM
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Ugh! Here we go again I see.

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havent visited here in a little while, but youre saying the wifi part of the 536 still isnt working??
That about sums it up. The official thread for status and updates is here: Siren Update
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Do not worry, it is on Life Support, the TOD has not been announce yet!

Just pray for an early Christmas present this year!

I think the quote was "Patience grasshopper".
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Old 06-10-2014, 10:33 PM
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The last update I heard was that the dongle's vendor had delivered their promised firmware update (for the dongle, not the scanner) that did actually fix some of the issues. Unfortunately, it didn't fix enough of them to allow Uniden to produce a quality product so it's back to waiting on the dongle company to fix their firmware so Uniden can finish and release their product.

It's kinda like some of the GM recalls. GM knows what they need to do to fix the problem, but until their vendor delivers the parts to them no cars are getting fixed. I'm sure that Uniden is as upset and frustrated with their dongle vendor as many are with Uniden.
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The last update I heard was that the dongle's vendor had delivered their promised firmware update (for the dongle, not the scanner) that did actually fix some of the issues. Unfortunately, it didn't fix enough of them to allow Uniden to produce a quality product so it's back to waiting on the dongle company to fix their firmware so Uniden can finish and release their product.

It's kinda like some of the GM recalls. GM knows what they need to do to fix the problem, but until their vendor delivers the parts to them no cars are getting fixed. I'm sure that Uniden is as upset and frustrated with their dongle vendor as many are with Uniden.
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The joys of outsourcing!
Or being overly cheap and dealing with China.
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I have a 536 listed in the classifieds at a 100$ loss. Take a look. Thanks
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