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    Default Motorola Support Cancelation Matrix - Sept. 2012

    Big list. Even the 4M XTS2500 is EOS at the end of this year.
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    That is a BIG list, I see the KVL3000 PLUS is on there too!

    Brings up a quandary for the forum rules as there are a lot of ASTRO 25 radios that will no longer be supported (the beginning of the end of an era), and a lot of ASTRO 25 gear that will still be supported, how do we separate what's allowed and what isn't?
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    Probably with the cautious side as they are still selling 5k's and 2500's.

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    Sad seeing the KVL3K+ nearing EOS, considering they don't even have a working/stable replacement for it yet. The 4000 is a total POS. I wouldn't want or use one, even if it were a freebie.

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    Wow, ending a lot of good equipment.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mars View Post
    Big list. Even the 4M XTS2500 is EOS at the end of this year.
    Would have been a shorter list if they just said what they will support

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    So they're cancelling the "Call Box"? Good, maybe now it won't show up as an accessory for damn near everything in MOL.

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    What I did note, is that this document nearly reads as a complete list of everything Motorola has ever made back to a certain date, and of course, within a certain business sector.

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    Very interesting point - its like a very high level decision has been made..

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    SSE 5000 (Non NYPD)
    Eh? Thought this was an NYPD only radio?

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    Quote Originally Posted by syntrx View Post
    Eh? Thought this was an NYPD only radio?
    Maybe there's a special Batboard whacker edition?

    But seriously, maybe Moto means the "generic" SSE5000, without the NYPD customizations? I know the NYPD cases are pre-engraved at factory.

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    I think engraving is a SP number, also since NYPD has to give back their 470 channels in 9 or so years, I guess Motorola figures it's a good time to cancel the radio they use. Just means they will buy more Vertex? Probably not, since the Transit division is going over to the APX's

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    Though you can buy a lot of VX-537's for the price of any APX...

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    I agree, but the salesman that lost that bid to Vertex years ago is probably working in Siberia still. LOL A very embarasing moment for mother M, they thought they could bully NYPD into buying all new equipment, I guess it didn't work out like they planned.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Magnus View Post
    Probably with the cautious side as they are still selling 5k's and 2500's.
    I was under the impression you could no longer quote 5000s or 2500s. Is this incorrect?

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    They are still in Ecat. I'm no salesman but I know they are pushing the APX line but don't believe that they have cancelled the astro25 series yet.

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    This is my first post here, been lurking for a while but thought I would put my three cents worth in. I received a promotion flyer from our Moto salesman two weeks ago on astro25 stuff and APX portables offering, if I remember correctly, up to $400 off depending on what model you buy. I believe it ends at the end of November. Maybe it's their way of trying to clean out inventory before they announce a cancellation.

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    Here's an updated cancellation matrix just released 11/12/12 version 4, and also the Troubled Parts and Accessories list.
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