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Motorola P1225 LS issue

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Oct 19, 2016
Clemson, SC
I just bought this Radius P1225 LS. I'm not sure if the radio is broken or if this is something that it does when the battery is dead.

Gave it 8 hours to charge, which should be enough to test basic functionality.

Turning on after charging results in this funny symbol on the screen. See picture.

Turning off, then back on results in "low" and "opt A" on hr display at the very top in tiny letters. See picture.

When I turn hr channel knob nothing changes on the display. Also, attempting to transmit dies nothing either.

After about 5 minutes the battery dies.

I'm site the battery is crap, and I don't mind buying another. Just hoping someone has experience with this radio and how it behaves when the battery dies. Is that funky symbol typical?



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