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Astro Saber 2 Programming

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FireGuy169

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In search of someone who is currently able to program any Astro Saber with CPS. Also will R.05.03.00 work on windows 10 using a usb serial adapter plugged into a rib box using an oem cable?
 

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The software was NOT written for Windows 10 or even 7. And USB to Serial converters do not work well. Too easy to make a useless brick out of your radio.

And yes we do program Astro Sabers.
 

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I use an older Dell Latitude with a Serial port running Windows 7 32 bits, and I've programmed Astro Sabers and XTS-3K's with no problem.
Ditto - I have a refurb Dell desktop, from Tiger Direct, that has Win7 32 bit and 2 serial ports and it programs the same without any issues. The only issue that I recently identified that that the CPS under Win7 didn't see the USB refresh dongle when trying to update the firmware in some Astro Sabers, but it did read and write via the SmartRib.
 

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The software was NOT written for Windows 10 or even 7. And USB to Serial converters do not work well. Too easy to make a useless brick out of your radio.

And yes we do program Astro Sabers.
I've used a USB to Serial converter in a pinch. Never had a problem, maybe I was lucky.
 
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