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XTS 3000 / Astro Saber

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ethanhunt134

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Hello All,

I have been utilizing Astro Sabers for a long time now. I have the CPS R5.03 for the Astros and XTS 3000. When It comes to the XTS 3000 I dont know very much. My question is if I try to program the XTS with the R5.03 CPS and it was previsouly programed by a higher version of CPS will it work? I am looking into moving on to the XTS 3000.

Thanks for the help!
 

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You have the last known release of Astro Saber/XTS3000 CPS, which is R5.03.

The radios are electrically identical, except for the display. The same CPS programs them and codeplugs can be dragged and dropped between the two models.

you should have no problem programming your XTS3000s with the same platform that worked for your Astro Sabers.
 

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Thanks, I was worried about getting the Codeplug too new issue. Which I think was caused by what I described.
 

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Funny, but I can program these radios with 5.02, even though they were last programmed with 5.03, so sometimes you can go backwards. Or on the XPR Trbo radios, even though they were programmed last with the new 10.7 CPS, they can still be programmed with the older 10.5. Anyone know why?
 

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I think it may have to do with the first number of the CPS version.

For instance, 5.01 will program anything with a 5 in front of it (5.09, 5.11, etc.).
 
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