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redneck99ram

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I have downloaded the newest firmware release from MOL and also have CPS 8.6 (build 453) and a motorola programming cable. I ran the .exe file for the firmware update but cant figure out how to get the firmware into the radio. I tried Device>Update but it says "no matching package(s) exist".
 

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That's because you've downloaded the wrong firmware for the radio you're attempting to upgrade. It checks the model number of the radio, before allowing you to select an update package to install.

You likely confused the XPR6550 and XPR7550, or maybe you installed the mobile firmware package (XPR4550). Each run on separate firmware platforms.
 

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Thanks for your response. I'm looking into it now and have downloaded and installed MOTOTRBO_R011120_120300_Portable.exe but I've also noticed that you now need CPS 9.0. I was running 8.6 when it said no packages exist. I also have some SL7550's in the field and have downloaded MOTOTRBO_SL_R020620_040306_Portable.exe for them, which also says that you need CPS 9.0. My question is how to install the firmware in the radio. I think I've found the process to be, connect and read the radio then go to Device and click on update.
 

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Just finished upgrading the firmware in my XPR 5550 to the newest one that Motorola just released today.
 

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Has anyone noticed an audio issue after the R1.11.20 upgrade? I've gotten several complaints that the audio after the upgrade sounds garbled.
 
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