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126Re: [BCD396XT] Re: Are we any closer to knowing the relase date for the 396XT?....and what about firmware?

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  • Brian
    Nov 21, 2008
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      But if the firmware doesn't work with some systems.....like the Statewide P25 TRS system in Illinois then all the extras and new boards don't mean Jack to us. UPMan has already reported (read back a few messages) that the firmware will be based off the recent 3.01....which I have already extensively tested here in Illinois and it is useless....so unless I read of some very compelling difference backed up by reputable listeners in the Chicago Metro area, then the 396XT won't be coming home with me. So for those whose listening is already great, the hardware changes will be well received and make it an even greater scanner.




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      From: johnstark <johnstark@...>
      To: BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Friday, November 21, 2008 2:32:37 PM
      Subject: Re: [BCD396XT] Re: Are we any closer to knowing the relase date for the 396XT?....and what about firmware?


      If I remember correctly from other conversations among other things it has a
      different CPU with more memory as well as other new hardware to allow for
      FTO and other new functions like the GPS. All of these changes require
      redesign of the main circuit board or adding new boards.

      John

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      From: "roxie2401" <twensel@verizon. net>
      To: <BCD396XT@yahoogroup s.com>
      Sent: Friday, November 21, 2008 1:27 PM
      Subject: [BCD396XT] Re: Are we any closer to knowing the relase date for the
      396XT?....and what about firmware?

      > Paul,
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      > Any chance you could describe in a little more detain what you mean by
      > "changes to the hardware architecture? "
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      > I keep thinking things like "multi-site" and "GPS" that were in the
      > 996 are more firmware core code but would like to know more about the
      > hardware changes.
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      > Thanks
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