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==Links==
==Links==
===General Info===
* [http://uv3r.com/ uv3r.com]
* [http://www.brickolore.com/search/label/UV-3R bricklore UV-3R tagged]
* [http://www.brickolore.com/search/label/UV-3R%20Mark%20II bricklore UV-3R Mark II tagged]
===Modifications===
===Modifications===


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* [http://www.radioaficion.com/HamNews/articles/9289-baofeng-uv-3r-220-mhz-soft-mod.html firmware modification tool]
* [http://www.radioaficion.com/HamNews/articles/9289-baofeng-uv-3r-220-mhz-soft-mod.html firmware modification tool]
* [http://www.brickolore.com/2011/12/baofeng-uv-3r-software-version-110-uv.html manufacturer's software tool]
* [http://www.brickolore.com/2011/12/baofeng-uv-3r-software-version-110-uv.html manufacturer's software tool]
==Notes==
==Notes==
*DON'T BUY THE PROGRAMMING CABLE* you can use a 3.5mm stereo plug and a usb to serial device. (pinouts available [http://uv3r.com/ here])
*DON'T BUY THE PROGRAMMING CABLE* you can use a 3.5mm stereo plug and a usb to serial device. (pinouts available [http://uv3r.com/ here])

Revision as of 07:22, 27 November 2012

Links

General Info

Modifications

Software

Notes

  • DON'T BUY THE PROGRAMMING CABLE* you can use a 3.5mm stereo plug and a usb to serial device. (pinouts available here)
  • If you buy one the only working setup for using the manufacturer's programming software found by User:haxwithaxe has been Windows7 with *Vista* drivers for the Prolific serial adapter.
    • others have had success with WINE and in XP but since many of the cables are counterfeit they have varying levels of functionality with different drivers.
    • User:haxwithaxe use a VirtualBox VM with usb pass through.

Manual corrections

manual for reference

  • page 29, FM Radio Function:
    • Appears to be due to difference in button layout between the original and the mkII
    • step 1:
      • original:
        press and hold the button [ POWER ] come to the FM Radio mode.
      • correct:
        press and hold the button [ LAMP/FM ] come to the FM Radio mode.
    • step 3:
      • original:
        press and hold the button [ POWER ] EXIT the FM Radio mode.
      • correct:
        press and hold the button [ LAMP/FM ] EXIT to the FM Radio mode.
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