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XPR7550 firmware and codeplug question?

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I have my radio setup now and it's great. My question is when you do a firmware update do you lose all the programing that is on the current codeplug?

When I received my radio it had the current firmware 4.xx.xx a friend of mine sent me a codeplug for NC and I tried to install it but it couldn't write to the radio so we cloned it in. That's how I down graded my firmware to 2.xx.. Everything seems to work just fine but I would like to have the firmware back to version 4.

If anyone has the newer firmware for there XPR7550 could you please email me a codeplug and I will just rewrite the programing codeplug.

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It doesn't work that way.

The codeplug is the codeplug. Firmware is firmware. Two separate things. One does not come with or overwrite the other. Cloning a radio would not overwrite the firmware in the target radio. Someone else's codeplug will not match your radio's serial number (perhaps model number, as well). CPS will not write the radio when there is a serial or model number mismatch.
 
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It doesn't work that way.

The codeplug is the codeplug. Firmware is firmware. Two separate things. One does not come with or overwrite the other. Cloning a radio would not overwrite the firmware in the target radio. Someone else's codeplug will not match your radio's serial number (perhaps model number, as well). CPS will not write the radio when there is a serial or model number mismatch.
That's what I thought also, but my radio sure does say firmware version R02.06.33 right now and when I received it new on Monday it was version R04.XX.XX

The only thing I did was clone my friends codeplug when the CPS wouldn't write to the radio. I also have only been programing through a bluthtooth connection, but I keep reading firmware can't be changed without a cable
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That's what I thought also, but my radio sure does say firmware version R02.06.33 right now and when I received it new on Monday it was version R04.XX.XX

That's hard to believe considering Motorola has never released TRBO firmware for any radios higher than R02.
 
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That's hard to believe considering Motorola has never released TRBO firmware for any radios higher than R02.
My fault everyone I was confusing the Firmware version R02.06.33 with the CP Version 04.03.08. I apologize for the confusion on my part and being a newbie...

I have found out how to program the radio over bluetooth with window 8, and a $15 bluetooth dongle. I wil try and redeem my self and start a new thread on it.

leaving thread humbled and a little wiser
 

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CPS version R04? That's ancient if that's what you're really looking at.

TRBO CPS is at Version 10 right now. I don't even know if R04 CPS would even support an XPR7550.
 
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