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XTS2500 Launch Key Repair

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Is there anyone who has experience soldering keys onto XTS2500 boards? A friend had his bottom key break off and is looking for someone who can solder it back on.

He asked me what Moto would charge him but I told him he could probably get another 2500 on eBay for what they'd charge to fix the key at the Depot, which I'm guessing they won't actually do anymore.


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You can still depot them. I sent 3 XTS1500s off on Friday.

I guess I'm lost on what keys can be broken off.


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You can still depot them. I sent 3 XTS1500s off on Friday.

I guess I'm lost on what keys can be broken off.


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Thank you, that's good to know. Do you know how much you're paying/would you be willing to share that?

The buttons underneath the soft pads below the PTT switch. They are little buttons that are soldered to the board underneath the rubber covers. Can't remember if he broke it off or if it arrived broken. I think he may have broken it putting the case back on or something.




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Thank you, that's good to know. Do you know how much you're paying/would you be willing to share that?

The buttons underneath the soft pads below the PTT switch. They are little buttons that are soldered to the board underneath the rubber covers. Can't remember if he broke it off or if it arrived broken. I think he may have broken it putting the case back on or something.




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Gotcha. I haven't seen that damage yet (the PTT cover damage is the one I run into most often on the 2500, in fact 3 of my 6 have this issue).

I could look up the MSRP for depot when I get in tomorrow. My company has a corporate "premium" for their depot service (send it to corporate to make sure they can fix it in house before sending it off to Motorola) and we aren't "allowed" to sell standard depot services. So as a result, I know ours but not the real pricing.


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Gotcha. I haven't seen that damage yet (the PTT cover damage is the one I run into most often on the 2500, in fact 3 of my 6 have this issue).

I could look up the MSRP for depot when I get in tomorrow. My company has a corporate "premium" for their depot service (send it to corporate to make sure they can fix it in house before sending it off to Motorola) and we aren't "allowed" to sell standard depot services. So as a result, I know ours but not the real pricing.


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Yeah those PTT covers are notorious for that.


Ok, if you can I'd appreciate it, so I can let him know, but no worries if you forget. I think I scared him away from the idea.

Hoping there is someone on here that has experience or is comfortable doing it that he could send it to.




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