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XTS Motorola Multi-Use Charger (MUC) adapters for APX batteries

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I have two WPLN4121BR bank chargers and I'm curious if someone can confirm beyond a reasonable doubt that the NNTN7686A adapter cups for APX batteries will fit and work with this MUC? I cannot get confirmation from Motorola. The M website claims that those adapters fit the "WPLN4108 or WPLN4130".

We are switch from XTS to APX and would like to save some money buy buying the adapters in lieu of new bank chargers and use the extra cash for more accessories.
 

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I have two WPLN4121BR bank chargers and I'm curious if someone can confirm beyond a reasonable doubt that the NNTN7686A adapter cups for APX batteries will fit and work with this MUC? I cannot get confirmation from Motorola. The M website claims that those adapters fit the "WPLN4108 or WPLN4130".

We are switch from XTS to APX and would like to save some money buy buying the adapters in lieu of new bank chargers and use the extra cash for more accessories.
We bought several of these a few years ago for the same reason, and they worked great in the Astro-series gang charger. However, when we ordered more last year, they were too short to fit in the gang charger but worked fine in the Astro-series desktop charger. Apparently Motorola changed the design at some point in the last few years.

I would suggest buying one to test first; if it works buy more.
 
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I use the NNTN7686A in my six bank chargers. From MOL they come in a package of six.
The NNTN7687A is shorter and fits my WPLN4114 single chargers.

/MR
 
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Thank you for the information. I will forward the information up the chain. Hopefully they will take the advice and save the $$$.
 

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The adapters work great! I have an adapter for mt XTS IMPRES charger for both APX radios and HT-1250 radios and it charges both perfectly!
 

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MedicDavid78, do you have a part number for the HT1250 insert? Is that for the XTS impres charger WPLN4114?

Thanks
 

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Just be sure you're impress charger is above a certain firmware I forget which firmware version the charger needed to be to do the APX battery.
As you can see from my pictures above, the charger is at firmware 3.00 which is OLD. It works fine with APX Impress batteries (Impress version 1 batteries). I do have the firmware updater kit for the chargers and should update my rack charger :-/
 

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As you can see from my pictures above, the charger is at firmware 3.00 which is OLD. It works fine with APX Impress batteries (Impress version 1 batteries). I do have the firmware updater kit for the chargers and should update my rack charger :-/
Please do. Although it may be working, that firmware predates the APX radio's existence by a few years! v3.4 came out in 2006 and is the minimum I would touch anything with, and current release is v3.11 for Impres1.
 
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