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GP380 Programming Help

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paemt

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I just bought a Gp380 off of someone who had bought it off ebay. I am trying to remove some channels from it with CPS R03.08.03, however whenever I try to read the radio it says cannot open port, check RIB/Device Power etc...

I have a RIBless cable I am using and a Prolific Serial to USB adapter that I have used before programming Minitor Pagers. Here is some information on the Radio if it helps:

Motorola GP380
SW Version: R03.08.08
CP Part #: 5107421A01
CP Version: R6.00
Model #: AZH25KDH9AN6

The person who I bought it off of used the software to program it, so I know the CPS works.

The only COM Ports I get when it is plugged in are 3 & 4 and both give me the error above. Is there a key sequence needed to put the radio into programming mode?
 

SD70MAC

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cable

The #1 problem is the use of any USB or adapter on a Waris radio. Some will say they have or are using USB with no problems,but I have fixed MANY Waris radios due to using these cables.
 

paemt

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Thanks for your help, it was definitely the cable (at least the connector anyway). I had to press the connector to the radio while reading/writing. Otherwise it worked well.
 

Ulix

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new gp 380

hello i just bought a gp 380 a cheap hk one. this is just a test...
the radio came with 5 channels programmed, but i'd like to add some more.
inside the parcel i got the usb cable and the cd with serial port emulator and gp380's sw.
i'm scared to connect the radio reset it and be unable to program it again.
can someone tell me the problem. i explain. if the sw and cable works i'll be able to program it for sure, but if not? do i have to send my radio back. i don't want a locked motorola (even if i think it's a cheap mixture of old component in a new chassis..).
here some info:
sw ver. 03.08.08
cp ver r 6.02

anyone helps?
thanks.
 
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