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APX P25 flash upgrade

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jruta

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Hi all,
I own a APX6k I bought new about four years ago, at the time I had no need for P25. Any idea how much an upgrade cost for P25? (Phase 1, I believe)
Thanks

John
 

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APX 6000/6000XE FLASHport Options
Q808 - ADD: ASTRO DIGITAL CAI OPERATION
$592.00
 

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One more question kindly, my radio has whatever firmware it left the factory with (about four years ago) Would I need/should I get a firmware update? and if so, what does a price tag look like for that?

thanks again - John
 

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Firmware update are free, and are actually mandatory when upgrading a flashcode. You will receive a USB dongle that has the Q808 feature authorization, along with a CD that contains the latest firmware file. The process applies the feature to the radio along with a firmware upgrade via the most recent version of CPS (not provided, requires a subscription).
 

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Well, contacted a local dealer, quoted 800.00 for P25 CAI upgrade.
Me thinks I’m getting ripped off.

The only reason I didn’t take it to the dealer I bought it from is his location. Not a great area...
 

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Well, contacted a local dealer, quoted 800.00 for P25 CAI upgrade.
Me thinks I’m getting ripped off.

The only reason I didn’t take it to the dealer I bought it from is his location. Not a great area...
I’ve had good experiences with Ken Bryant over at North Georgia Communications. Try giving him a call, his pricing is usually lower than anyone else.
 
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