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XTS3000 programming cable

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W4KRR

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Will a programming cable that works with the XTS3000 also work with the XTS2500? They LOOK the same, but.....

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No, they are different.

XTS3000 requires a RIB

the XTS2500 does not and they are not compatible.
My 3000 cable is a "ribless" aftermarket; it works just fine with my 3000. But I need to order a new one, as the small spring loaded clip broke off, and I was hoping I could get just one cable for my 3000 and for my future 2500. I guess I need two cables. Thanks for the replies guys.
 

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Yep, I've got a ribless for the xts3000 too. If I remember correctly, it will also do the HT1000.
 

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Yeah, but they are not OEM, and are more likely than not to brick a radio. To properly program the radio, you need the RIB and cable for XTS3000, otherwise you're taking a pretty big risk every time you hook your unit up.
 
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