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XTL5000 High Power w/ W3 Control Head

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zacabo

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I recently purchased a headless XTL 5000 high power. I changed the control head from an 05 to a W3 HHCH. The W3 will allow me to change the channel and volume. When I key up the radio it will transmit the MDC info but the microphone doesn't seem to pick up any sound. I have searched the forums and online but haven't found and helpful info. I check the aux_mic in and the setting seem fine. The radio is able to transmit when I used a control head and microphone. I am hoping to be able to use the W3 control head in my vehicle for a cleaner looking install. Any help would be appreciated.
 
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Which control head are you using with it that gets it working?

Have you utilized the change CC menu on the CPS?
 

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I have used the change control head in the cps. I borrowed an 03 control head.
 
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Did you swap the TIB and flex on the brick? It uses a different one for the W3 head.

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And that TIB isn't the easiest one to track down. I know I looked for 3 months before saying f-it and acquired an O5 TIB and control head (wanting to reuse my W3 from my ASP).
 

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I never changed the tib and flex. That makes sense. Thanks
 
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