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APX APX8000 Wrong Battery

EliVonChonk

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Hello All,

I’m using an APX8000XE with an APX8000HXE Hazloc battery. When I turn on the radio I get this error. I have the Certification Type in CPS set to none. The battery works fine on my 7000. Any insight into whether or not I can get this battery to work on the 8000?
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allend

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I had the same problem in the past and the battery is just not going to work. Return it and make sure read on Motorola's website about which battery is certified. Doesn't matter if you turned off switched or check marks in CPS.
 

EliVonChonk

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I had the same problem in the past and the battery is just not going to work. Return it and make sure read on Motorola's website about which battery is certified. Doesn't matter if you turned off switched or check marks in CPS.
Really weird that it works on my 7000. Both the 7k and 8k have matching firmware
 

allend

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Yup. Doesn't matter. There are only certain certified batteries that will work on an APX 8000 radio. I had to return a stubby battery and ended up buying the extended battery.
 

mikewazowski

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From the R20.00.03 Release Notes:

Important Notes:
Abstract: Enhanced Battery Certification
System Platforms Affected: N/A
Special Configurations: All APX Portable Radios
Description: Batteries not certified for a particular APX portable radio will notify the user of the compatibility mismatch. For example, NNTN8921A, PMNN4547A and NNTN8930A UL batteries will now display “Wrong Battery” for APX8000 radios. Refer to price pages for all certified radio/battery model combinations.
 

EliVonChonk

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From the R20.00.03 Release Notes:

Important Notes:
Abstract: Enhanced Battery Certification
System Platforms Affected: N/A
Special Configurations: All APX Portable Radios
Description: Batteries not certified for a particular APX portable radio will notify the user of the compatibility mismatch. For example, NNTN8921A, PMNN4547A and NNTN8930A UL batteries will now display “Wrong Battery” for APX8000 radios. Refer to price pages for all certified radio/battery model combinations.
Yup. Mine is 4547. Well I guess it’ll just be used on my 7000. Luckily I got a non Hazloc one at the same time.
 

NPW482

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The company Power Products makes APX 6/7/8 stubby batteries that are Impress2 technology and won't show wrong battery.
 
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