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Part Numbers for CPS Downloads

sjaltavilla

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Hello all.

I recently created an account with Motorola and I am looking to purchase a subscription for the downloadable version of the TRBO CPS. Specifically the 2.0 version. I was wondering if anyone knows the difference between the two part numbers/descriptions below that are showing in my catalog:

HKVN4362A - SOFTWARE,TRBO CPS DOWNLOAD - CURRENT VERSION
HKVN4622A - MOTOTRBO RM-CPS2.0 DOWNLOAD

I am assuming that the first one is for the pre-2.0 (v16) CPS, but I would like to make sure before I accidentally plunk down $170 on the wrong software package. I have been doing some research and I have found nothing on the second part number (HKVN4662A)... I'm sure someone with more Moto knowledge than myself can explain.

Thanks in advance.
 

K2NEC

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HKVN4362A Is the latest version of CPS which would be CPS2.0 anyway. Not sure what version it's up to.
HKVN4622A Is TRBO Radio Management. Used by companies that manage multiple radios at one time. Makes it easier to program them amongst other features.

No matter what you won't be able to but R16 from Motorola anymore. And if you are going to buy the HKVN4362A package just know that you will get CPS2.0
EDIT: In case I wasn't clear, do not buy the Radio Management. As someone that is only going to program a few radios, you will not be able to use it.
 

sjaltavilla

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Thank you for the response, that makes sense to me now: I couldnt figure out what the 'RM' stands for...

And if memory serves correct, the minimum firmware required for CPS 2.0 is 2.10? If so, is it possilbe to program TRBO radios with older firmware (ex 2.09)?
 

sjaltavilla

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No matter what you won't be able to but R16 from Motorola anymore. And if you are going to buy the HKVN4362A package just know that you will get CPS2.0

Received the HKVN4362A download today. Turns out Motorola included CPS 16 (Build 828) with the CPS 2.0 files in the package. I guess I got more than I bargained for... lol
 
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