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XTL 2500 Remote Head Audio Issue

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rknight8700

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I have a remote head unit. 131 foot remote cable is hooked up in blue posistion. Only 1 remote head in use. Now when there is traffic on a channel I see the yellow indicator light light up. I hear no audio though. Speaker is plugged into remote head red jack. There is audio also when I power up or power down. Any help ?

Thanks in advance

Ron KB1UXT
 

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I have a remote head unit. 131 foot remote cable is hooked up in blue posistion. Only 1 remote head in use. Now when there is traffic on a channel I see the yellow indicator light light up. I hear no audio though. Speaker is plugged into remote head red jack. There is audio also when I power up or power down. Any help ?

Thanks in advance

Ron KB1UXT
What happens if you use the normal 18 foot control head cable? Do you hear the audio normal then? If not then you have blown the audio output. You can't ground either side of the speaker wires.

What do you mean there is audio when you power up or down?

Need to provide a few more details here for any real pointers to be given. Right now just making a guess and that isn't much with the few details given. Are you sure the radio has the correct tone squelch programmed in?

There is a finite length of cable that the remote control head can be away from the radio. Basically your using a USB bus and or the SB9600 bus to make the connection between the radio and the control head. There is a limit on just how far you can stretch the databus.

Jim
 
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rknight8700

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Using the standard Motorola 131 ft cable, There is no audio on start up or shut down also. (sorry about misprint) Pl Tone is correct. I will try the shorter cable to see what happens. Speaker wires are not grounded
 
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