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Re: TYT Dual Band

Postby bozzy » 25 May 2017, 17:58

Thanks for the info.

Do you have info or a source on the CE issue please?

Just personal interest after going on a CE marking course.

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However, I have read elsewhere that there is an accreditation delay which could push production back to June
or July rather than the end of May . The message said that it was CE acreditation but nothing has appeared on
the FCC website recently

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Re: TYT Dual Band

Postby bigbloke » 26 May 2017, 08:42

My info came from a eu based potential supplier who had a conference call with
TYT around a fortnight ago.

As I understand the process, TYT go to a local chinese test house (usually Bay Labs) , hand over the goods
and the cash , Tell the test house what spec they want it testing to. get tested, send the spec to the EU or FCC
declaring compliance. if the results are accepted they get an FCCID (USA) or a CE mark (EU) however the latter
may have an exclusions number e.g. CE (700!)

If they dont pass they have to go back to the factory, fix it , go for re-compliance.

There was also an issue with the "retail supply chain" I believe the body who have negotiated a commercial deal
with TYT to become the formal european distributor, had experienced issues which they were working to solve too.

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Re: TYT Dual Band

Postby Admiral » 26 May 2017, 09:07

I think that any retailer who doesn't sign up for a few hundred units initially will be mad because these are going to fly off the shelves, I have one on pre-order, and when the price drops a bit after 12 months I'll probably get a second one.
It will also be interesting to see if the Far East eBayers get their hands on them and undercut the regional retailers.
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Re: TYT Dual Band

Postby delboyonline » 01 Jun 2017, 19:12

Got my hands on one......

http://delboyonline.blogspot.co.uk/

More to come on my blog soon.

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Re: TYT Dual Band

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Re: TYT Dual Band MD-2017

Postby delboyonline » 04 Jun 2017, 16:55

A little bit of RX on the 'Local' repeater....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5zZlTWYVFdk

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Re: TYT Dual Band

Postby stanogs68 » 04 Jun 2017, 17:19

Admiral wrote:I think that any retailer who doesn't sign up for a few hundred units initially will be mad because these are going to fly off the shelves, I have one on pre-order, and when the price drops a bit after 12 months I'll probably get a second one.
It will also be interesting to see if the Far East eBayers get their hands on them and undercut the regional retailers.

what have you paid Admiral if its not too cheeky if it is ignore this post :thumbup:
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Re: TYT Dual Band

Postby bigbloke » 08 Jun 2017, 08:24

Admiral wrote:I think that any retailer who doesn't sign up for a few hundred units initially will be mad because these are going to fly off the shelves, I have one on pre-order, and when the price drops a bit after 12 months I'll probably get a second one.
It will also be interesting to see if the Far East eBayers get their hands on them and undercut the regional retailers.


Well I hope thats the case because TYT have joined the euro distribution cartel and are now price fixing starting with the 2017 model

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Dear Valued Customers,
Starting September 2017,Jan, 1 st, TYT is introducing MAP Policy guidelines for the Ecommerce Business.
MAP (Minimum Advertised Price) is a policy coming into effect in order to regulate the market pricing for
all TYT Dealers.

This pricing policy does not apply to all products, but it does apply to NEW MODEL which is released in
2017 and future. if anyone find the dealer do not follow MAP for MD-2017 or other new model, please
kindly contact me, we will do some strongly way for those dealer.

As always, we appreciate your business and thank you!

source=support@tyt888.com

for me the best news is the 2017 , MD380 and the upcoming 9600 all support 128 bit common encryption :

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Dear [BB}
MD-9600 use the same encryption as MD-380/
All TYT dual time slot, such as MD-380  MD-390 MD-446 M D-2017, MD-9600, all is same encryption/
Your next information will be appreicated.

source=support@tyt888.com

but theres rumours of the MD9600 may be as much as USD 368 from US Suppliers.

I gather for the trialists theres also a new firmware update for the 2017 but theres no release notes to say what this fixes.

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Re: TYT Dual Band

Postby bigbloke » 08 Jun 2017, 08:37

delboyonline wrote:Got my hands on one......


Howay Del Boy! been a few years - hope you're well

That "12-bore like" squelch close!!! its like going back to the dark days of the PX777! sheesh! needs a
10nf cap across the gate circuit

also Im guessing you're about 14 miles from the airport? but there was quite a bit of IF phase noise on the signal
considering you were on an external antenna ? is there good line of sight ?

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(waiting for the 9600 - I reckon around september - theyre using the 2017 to iron out software bugs)

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Re: TYT Dual Band

Postby delboyonline » 08 Jun 2017, 11:08

Got some great reports from the locals, it has good strong and clear TX audio.

RX appears to match my other handhelds.

The airport uhf comms are relatively low power and I don't have line of sight from my location.

I can't fault the radio to be honest apart from a few small firmware niggles and I expect the final retail version to be a decent radio.

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Re: TYT Dual Band

Postby bigbloke » 08 Jun 2017, 14:23

tyt announced a firmware update for trialists yesterday or the day before.

support@tyt888.com for details . Ive fed a couple of typos in this week myself

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Re: TYT Dual Band

Postby delboyonline » 18 Jun 2017, 11:57

Moonraker version of the radio, the HT-500d


http://delboyonline.blogspot.co.uk/2017 ... 17-in.html

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Re: TYT Dual Band

Postby kilimax » 27 Jun 2017, 11:58

The Retevis version (RT-82) is now available from a number of Eastern fleebay dealers.
Price between £170-£180 inc delivery although the usual risk (albeit low) of import duties remain.
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Re: TYT Dual Band

Postby BK » 27 Jun 2017, 18:55

kilimax wrote:The Retevis version (RT-82) is now available from a number of Eastern fleebay dealers.
Price between £170-£180 inc delivery although the usual risk (albeit low) of import duties remain.


Looking at the ebay listings it's not just a different name badge, it's a whole different case (Retevis and Moonraker the same as each other but different from the TYT).

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Re: TYT Dual Band

Postby kilimax » 27 Jun 2017, 21:26

BK wrote:
kilimax wrote:The Retevis version (RT-82) is now available from a number of Eastern fleebay dealers.
Price between £170-£180 inc delivery although the usual risk (albeit low) of import duties remain.


Looking at the ebay listings it's not just a different name badge, it's a whole different case (Retevis and Moonraker the same as each other but different from the TYT).


So side by side for comparison. I read that the TYT antenna base contains the GPS antenna although I'm not clear if this model is GPS enabled.
The Retevis, like the Moonraker is the obvious copy. Very close though in looks and if you read the blurb, they are identical internally.

I own a Retevis RT-3 which is a 100% clone of the TYT MD-380 and I'm not expecting this to be any different.

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