First off, this is my first post on QRZ (read about a million though!) and this may not be in the right spot. If not, i apologize ahead of time. I just got a new (to me) FT-DX5000 radio and a few other goodies to get back into the HF world of things after being out for a few years due to career changes. I LOVE this radio and got it at a pretty good price. Not good enough to be skeptical that there is something wrong, just right place right time. It was fully checked out by a very knowledgeable person at HRO so i think maybe i'm being a bit paranoid, but for a months worth of pay i'd like to make sure i don't have a ticking time bomb before my 30 day window shuts closed for return. The first weird thing i noticed is a funny "chirp" coming from the back of the radio at random times. Its very quiet and hard to hear if the volume is up at normal or high levels. But if its muted you can definitely hear it. It's like a medium to high pitch almost muffled chirp sound that lasts about a half of a second. Sometimes it happens 10 times in a minute and sometime i go an hour without hearing it. To my observation, i haven't been doing similar tasks when this happens (tuning, tx, adjusting vfo, etc). The second is the built in tuner. I have an MFJ tuner on the way so it wont really matter but it seems like it takes this tuner anywhere between 5 and 10 seconds to tune. This may be normal, but the FT-950 i had a few years back took less than 5 seconds no matter how out of tune it was. Once it tunes, it works fine every time. Is this a normal time frame to tune? i was hoping the manual would have ones of those * notes that says "tuning time can be between x and y" but it had nothing. The last one, and the most weird to me, is the tx relay sound. I know of a few people that have complained on the loudness of it but mine is a bit different. When i tx on vfo A the first time, i hear the good old mechanical click like normal. After that, when i press ptt, nothing. It broadcasts just fine, i just done hear the click. If i go to vfo B and tx, i hear it every time i press ptt. Go back to vfo A and tx, i can hear it once, then not again. Is there some fancy logical relays going on for tx or is there a possibility of something being wrong? As stated above, this is all probably normal stuff, but with the amount of money and an option to return for full refund if there are issues, id like to not take a chance.