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Motorola Quantro

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Aug 10, 2008
I was brought a Quantro to be powered up and programmed ham 900mhz rptr. Now there is no pwr supply card, no hole in the backplane for the AC pwr connector, there is a cable five wire that comes put of the backplane that look like power. Anyone help me?


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Dec 16, 2000
Sitting in an airport somewhere
With the Quantro you have a secondary PA and Power Supply. Getting it to work without them is not easy and without the PA is unheard of. I think I recall seeing a thread on Batlabs about powering it up with the connector inside the backplane where the PSU goes. I would look over there.

The secondary parts are similar to the MSF's parts. I don't know if you can just pull them out of a 900 MSF and go to town but that's where they originally came from.
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