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Baofeng Baofeng DM-1701 Firmware corrupt?!

nated1992

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Hello. I received a Baofeng DM-170.
I updated the firmware and now have lost the lettering on the screen.
It still appears but instead of legible words i simply get a scramble of pixles.
The boot words appear normally
Any one else had or fixed this problem?
 

nated1992

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Suggest you reset the radio after any firmware update.
I actually figured it out last night.
During firmware update the radio has to be in a specific mode. If it's not in the "update mode" which is entered by holding the PTT and Top side button. Doing this step and flashing the radio again fixed the problem.

For any one else that may cross this issues
 
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