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pdfdems286

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here's my story. guy bring's his apx7000 to me. mind you, i'm not real technically versed. i can figure out a few things. i had been able to go into the zones, using the select method. today, he tell's me he cannot get it to go into another zone. i could not either. after my fourth attempt, i was able to get it into the zone he wanted. i scrolled thru the channels by using the select channel button, instead of the scroll knob. all was fine. he leaves, comes back, can't get it back into the same zone. i try, noithing. it keeps reverting back to his first zone, which is what it was originally doing.....help ? . signed, PERPLEXED.
 

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Can you create a new zone and mirror how the other one is setup (without actually copying it) and then delete the old one and see if maybe that zone was bad?
 

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I'm thinking that the home button membrane could be stuck and it keeps sending the radio back to Zone 1 Channel 1. If you have CPS try to disable the Home Button feature and see if that fixes it.
 

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It needs a Firmware Update to R12.00.00. (The latest release as of this date) This was a rare issue and fixed in 12.00.00 FW revision.

Problem: When selecting a zone radio reverts back to the last selected Zone.

Temporary Fix: Until he gets it updated, take the radio out of scan, before selecting the zone. This should allow selection of the zone.

The problem seems to be when the radio has both ABC zone select and menu zone select. And the radio is in the scan mode, for the problem to happen. Also it seems to occur when switching from a Zone with Trunked TG to a Zone with a conventional channel.



Have him Get it updated and problem should be fixed.

If he has the APX CPS subscription the FW is available free on MOL.
 
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It needs a Firmware Update to R12.00.00. (The latest release as of this date) This was a rare issue and fixed in 12.00.00 FW revision.

Problem: When selecting a zone radio reverts back to the last selected Zone.

Temporary Fix: Until he gets it updated, take the radio out of scan, before selecting the zone. This should allow selection of the zone.

The problem seems to be when the radio has both ABC zone select and menu zone select. And the radio is in the scan mode, for the problem to happen. Also it seems to occur when switching from a Zone with Trunked TG to a Zone with a conventional channel.



Have him Get it updated and problem should be fixed.

If he has the APX CPS subscription the FW is available free on MOL.
***EXACTLY CORRECT*** - original poster <op> . thanks.
 
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