Motorola Gm1280 reflashing to Gm380

Discussion in 'General Technical Questions and Answers' started by G7VZX, Feb 15, 2021.

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  1. G7VZX

    G7VZX Ham Member QRZ Page

    Hi all

    Do any of you fine fellows have any information on what is needed to 'reflash a motorola gm1280 into a gm380 I'm sure it can be done but can't find any info on how to do it many thanks Steve G7vzx
     
  2. OE3JTB

    OE3JTB Ham Member QRZ Page

    labflash tool , fitting codeplug and tuning software
     
  3. W9GB

    W9GB Ham Member QRZ Page

    Motorola Solutions GM1280 model was marketed for the
    European, Middle Eastern, and African (EMEA) markets.
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    Motorola Solutions GM1280 (Discontinued model)
    https://www.motorolasolutions.com/e...adios/discontinued/gm1280.html#tabproductinfo

    HamFiles (UK hosted site)
    https://hamfiles.co.uk/forum/pg/topicview/browse/wanted/motorola-gm1280

    Batwing Laboratories
    https://batboard.batlabs.com/viewforum.php?f=15

    Motorola LAB Firmware & Codeplug Tool
    June 2009
    http://com-port.blogspot.com/2009/06/motorola-lab-firmware-codeplug-tool.html

    The Motorola Forum, on RadioReference.com
    is a better resource for questions regarding Motorola Solutions land mobile radios
    https://forums.radioreference.com/forums/motorola-forum.22/

    2014 thread in another forum (transmission1)
    https://www.transmission1.net/viewtopic.php?t=44567

    I am aware for people who “bricked” their radios with Garbage USB Cables,
    so saving a few dollars (cheap bargain bin buys) was not worth it.
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    Same question on QRZ, from 8 years ago (December 2013)
    https://forums.qrz.com/index.php?threads/flashing-motorola-gm1280-to-gm380.417371/
     
    Last edited: Nov 24, 2021
  4. W9GB

    W9GB Ham Member QRZ Page

    As noted, the Motorola Solutions GM 1280 is an EMEA Region Mobile Radio.

    The GM 1280 was part of Motorola Solutions Waris series of mobile radios,
    that included these other EMEA Mobile models:

    GM340 ; GM360 ; GM380 ;
    GM640 (MPT) ; GM660 (MPT) ;
    GM1280 (MPT)
    ==
    WARIS specific Internet site by Bryan Fields, W9CR (St.Pete, Florida) may be useful,
    BUT majority of comments are focused on North American Waris models.
    https://wiki.w9cr.net/index.php/Waris

    In North America, the WARIS series was also known as the PRO-fessional series.
    Those North American Mobile models included:

    CDM750 ; CDM1250 ; CDM1550 ; CDM1550-LS+
     
    Last edited: Nov 24, 2021

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