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Motorola T5000 Rx problem

I have a T5000 that can't receive but can transmit. Is there any schematic diagram for the PCB that I can refer to or what can I do to restore the problem.

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Re: Motorola T5000 Rx problem

Hi SirDrag,

Your concern could be the internal speaker of the T5000. This could be verified by attaching an external speaker or a headset compatible with the unit through its accessory jack. Should this be the case, it of course would require replacement. Though Motorola speaker for this model is proprietary in design, those made for Alinco, Icom, Kenwood and/or Yaesu should also work. The only concern would be getting one that will fit the physical mounting limitations of the front cover.

In some instances, it could be the volume control developing blind spots along its carbon pad. A spray from an electronic contact cleaner should do the job (albeit temporary).

It is also possible that the Interference Eliminator Code setting is different with that of the TX radio.

Worst case possibility is a defective electronic component (such as the op amp) which would then require the professional services of a qualified communications technician.

Hope that this be of help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.

Good luck and kind regards.

Posted on Jan 14, 2008

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