How to Use RVN4196 CPS to Program Your Motorola CP125 and AX Series Radios
If you own a Motorola CP125 or AX series radio, you may want to customize its settings and features to suit your needs. However, programming your radio can be a hassle if you have to pay a fee or rely on a third-party service. That's why Motorola offers RVN4196 CPS, a customer programming software that allows you to program your radio yourself.
RVN4196 CPS is a software that works with Windows operating systems and connects to your radio via a USB cable. With RVN4196 CPS, you can edit various parameters of your radio, such as frequencies, channels, power levels, scan lists, squelch codes, and more. You can also backup and restore your radio settings, clone multiple radios, and update your radio firmware.
In this article, we will show you how to use RVN4196 CPS to program your Motorola CP125 or AX series radio. We will assume that you have already installed the software on your computer and have the necessary cable to connect your radio. If you need help with these steps, please refer to the user manual of RVN4196 CPS or contact Motorola support.
Step 1: Select Your Radio Model
The first step is to select your radio model from the drop-down menu on the top left corner of the RVN4196 CPS window. You can choose between CP125 and AX series radios. Make sure you select the correct model that matches your radio.
Step 2: Read Your Radio Settings
The next step is to read your radio settings from your radio. To do this, you need to connect your radio to your computer using the USB cable. Then, turn on your radio and make sure it is in programming mode. You can enter programming mode by pressing and holding the PTT button while turning on the radio. You should hear a beep sound and see a flashing LED on your radio.
Once your radio is in programming mode, click on the Read button on the RVN4196 CPS toolbar. The software will communicate with your radio and display its current settings on the screen. You can view and edit these settings using the tabs on the left side of the window.
Step 3: Edit Your Radio Settings
The third step is to edit your radio settings according to your preferences. You can use the tabs on the left side of the window to access different categories of settings, such as General Settings, Frequency Settings, Channel Settings, Scan Settings, etc. Each tab has a number of fields that you can modify using drop-down menus, checkboxes, text boxes, or buttons.
For example, if you want to change the frequency of a channel, you can go to the Frequency Settings tab and select the channel number from the list. Then, you can enter the desired frequency in the RX Frequency and TX Frequency fields. You can also change other parameters of the channel, such as power level, bandwidth, squelch code, etc.
You can edit as many settings as you want using RVN4196 CPS. However, make sure you follow the guidelines and regulations for using radios in your area. Also, make sure you do not change any settings that are critical for your radio operation or compatibility with other radios.
Step 4: Write Your Radio Settings
The final step is to write your radio settings back to your radio. To do this, you need to click on the Write button on the RVN4196 CPS toolbar. The software will send your modified settings to your radio and overwrite its previous settings. You should hear a beep sound and see a flashing LED on your radio when the process is complete.
After writing your radio settings, you can disconnect your radio from your computer and turn it off. Then, turn it on again and test its functionality. You should be able to use your radio with its new settings and features.
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