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CM200 Strangeness

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Aug 3, 2006
Has anyone here ever experienced the Radius CM200 mobile "freaking out" when keying the mic? I've been asked to take a look at two of them for someone, that are exhibiting the same symptoms. When I key the mic, the LED channel indicator starts showing random numbers, and the other LEDs flash on and off as well. He says that the audio becomes garbled as well, though I haven't experienced that myself yet.


Lots and lots of watts
Dec 5, 2008
Sonoma, CA
The FIRST thing I would look at would be the mini UHF connector to see if it has unscrewed itself and is hanging there half in and half out.
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