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Motorola Convertacom Wiring Diagram

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greenwheless

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Guys,

I bought one of the convertacom units off of eBay for my mts2000 and it came with all of the wiring necessary. I install all of my equipment but for some reason, this has me stumped. Here is what was included in the package:

1. Cradle
2. Amp
3. Computer style connector/harness going from cradle to the amp
4. 4-6 pin (don't remember which) connector/harness going from the cradle to the speaker
5. Mic
6. Antenna cable

So it is all there...when plugging everything up, there is not a (+) or (-) going into the cradle for charging my radio. Also, there seems to be two (2) (+) and (-) inputs for the amp...?? Which one do I need to use??

Does anyone know of a wiring diagram? Motorola could not even help me because they do not make this cradle any more.

If this has been posted before, I could not find it doing a search. Can you guys please help?

- Lloyd
 

fineshot1

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Guys,

I bought one of the convertacom units off of eBay for my mts2000 and it came with all of the wiring necessary. I install all of my equipment but for some reason, this has me stumped. Here is what was included in the package:

1. Cradle
2. Amp
3. Computer style connector/harness going from cradle to the amp
4. 4-6 pin (don't remember which) connector/harness going from the cradle to the speaker
5. Mic
6. Antenna cable

So it is all there...

"when plugging everything up, there is not a (+) or (-) going into the cradle for charging my radio."

That is because the cradle gets its power from the control/amp unit via the computer style
connector/harness cable. Also - this harness should have a yellow ignition wire which must
be fused with a 3A fuse and hooked to an ignition source(switched +12VDC).

"Also, there seems to be two (2) (+) and (-) inputs for the amp...?? Which one do I need to use??"

Both must be hooked to +12VDC - one side is for the controller unit and the other side is the rf amplifier unit. The controller side gets a 5A fuse and the rf amplifier side gets a 15A fuse.

Does anyone know of a wiring diagram? Motorola could not even help me because they do not make this cradle any more.

If this has been posted before, I could not find it doing a search. Can you guys please help?

- Lloyd

Hope this helps......

BTW - It is called an MTVA and this stands for MTS Vehicle Adapter
 
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