- Feb 18, 2006
- South Side Of Chicago
Does This mean theirs hope for us 668 owners on the DMR upgrade?
Considering we have not gotten the latest upgrades the 1080 has im not sure.
A second response, see the e-mail thread below!!
Thanks for getting back to me. I can assure you that we have not forgotten about our loyal PRO-668 customers. As I stated earlier I do believe that updates will be coming in the near future. Now while it might take a little time, product development is on the case. Please be a little patient with us and I am sure you will not be disappointed.
Thank you again
I suggest buying a lottery ticket because I think you'd have a better shot of winning at that than RS issuing a DMR firmware update for the Pro-668.
Wow, I did NOT expect that! I figured that RS would simply ignore your emails. If they really do supply a firmware update for DMR for the Pro-668, that would be terrific...
Amen Brother!!!May not be buying anymore Radio Shack or Whistler radios if this holds true and they are BSing us.
I am looking to purchase a new scanner for my vehicle, and possibly one for in the garage/shop...
In my opinion, neither company has stepped up to the plate on this whole upgrade issue...
As for now, the wallet stays closed indefinitely until there is a decision either way...
Well said!Folks, before you get too critical of either Radio Shack or Whistler (especially Whistler), please remember that the Pro-668 came out close to the same time as Radio Shack was going mostly belly-up. Radios being sold right now might be existing stock in the warehouse, and it could be an orphan.
It may be the fraternal twin of the WS1080, but it's not exactly the same radio and firmware updates would require separate development effort from Whistler. Radio Shack would have to pay for this, and in Radio Shack's current circumstances I’m not holding my breath.
I too have a Pro-668, and it works nicely for what it is, but when I bought it, I did so with the understanding it could be an orphan.
If we're lucky enough to get a firmware update that's great, but we have to accept that it may not happen; that's hardly Whistler's fault, and on Radio Shack's part, foreseeable.