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Need help with xts3000

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I recently purchased a xts 3000 and need push in the right direction as in to where to start to getting the radio programmed, through a cps of some sort which I have had a hard time finding a working version or is there an alternate software cps to use?? Any ideas or suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
 

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Because that radio platform is discontinued, you can’t buy the CPS from Motorola any longer. So E-Bay is your friend. Plenty of people offering to program a radio for a fee. Or, you could probably have a local 2-way shop program it for you.
 

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Is there any truth to the idea that the xts 5000 cps software will work with the xts 3000 v2? From what I've read or it could be wrong.
 
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The XTS3000 has been out of support for what, 7 or 8 years now? Last version of the CPS was written to work with 32 bit versions of Windows running XP (though many of use successfully used it on up to Windows 7 machines with 32 bit architectures). For the last 5 years 64 bit machines have been the norm though so unless you keep older machines around or have some VM's...its getting more and more difficult to program the radios.
 

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I keep a $50 XP laptop around for XTS3000/Astro Sabers, MTS2000’s, MTX9250’s, & others. They also have real serial ports. While Moto no longer sells the CPS, it’s easy to find. Ribless programming cables are $20. Still might be cheaper to have someone program it for you.
 

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I keep a $50 XP laptop around for XTS3000/Astro Sabers, MTS2000’s, MTX9250’s, & others. They also have real serial ports. While Moto no longer sells the CPS, it’s easy to find. Ribless programming cables are $20. Still might be cheaper to have someone program it for you.
You say the discontinuted cps is easy to find, do you mind showing a link on where I can find this?
 

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I find Bing can be helpful in the questionable results category as well.
 

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I have a MTX9250. I can not find the CPS unless I go to russia. Any clues? I'm assuming I'm not looking for the correct name/version. Which CPS/what version should I be looking for? Google is not helping.
 
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I have a MTX9250. I can not find the CPS unless I go to russia. Any clues? I'm assuming I'm not looking for the correct name/version. Which CPS/what version should I be looking for? Google is not helping.
Commercial series CPS. Latest is R06.12.05 I think
 
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Commercial series CPS. Latest is R06.12.05 I think
Right on the CPS version...but not on the series. That's a Waris radio so that would be Professional Series CPS (which the last version was R06.12.05). Commercial Series CPS last version was R07.18 but that was for radios like the CP/CM/PM series radios.
 

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Right on the CPS version...but not on the series. That's a Waris radio so that would be Professional Series CPS (which the last version was R06.12.05). Commercial Series CPS last version was R07.18 but that was for radios like the CP/CM/PM series radios.
Shoot, I'm not sure what I was thinking that day lol. Thank you for the correction
 

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Right on the CPS version...but not on the series. That's a Waris radio so that would be Professional Series CPS (which the last version was R06.12.05). Commercial Series CPS last version was R07.18 but that was for radios like the CP/CM/PM series radios.
R06.12.09 to be exact. R06.12.05 was the last version that still allowed wideband.
 
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