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Tytera UV-MD380 stuck on splash screen

jeslaughter

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Tried to install the firmware to allow promiscuous mode and the attempt failed. The radio would not come out of programming mode. Went to the TYT website and tried to install the factory firmware. The radio is now stuck on the splash screen. I loaded the "default code plug" but this did not help. Tried the GPS version of the software and got the same result. I'm at a loss as to where to go from here. I think I have the non-GPS version. I suspect if I had the correct firmware it would work. The loader seems to work okay. Suggestions?
 

jeslaughter

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Yes I put it into programming mode and got the light to flash red and green. The programming process seemed to work normally. I suspect I just have the wrong combination of hardware and firmware.
John
 

Ubbe

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There are different firmwares needed for different versions of the MD380 as the hardware are different. You can never brick a MD380 so just try different firmwares until it works.

/Ubbe
 

jeslaughter

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Update. Contacted TYT and they were gracious enough to provide me the correct firmware after some back and forth figuring out what I had. Radio is now working again. Thanks to everyone who chimed in.
 
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