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    Default Motorola Depot Repair Rates April 1

    If you have not seen a copy of the April 1, 2019 depot repair rates hold on tight, the XTL series flat rate charge jumps to $950. If I had a list price version of the rates I would post it but so far all that I have seen is the Reseller version.

    Most legacy repair rates have remaining the same but the XTL series was the one that almost doubled in price. Until April 1, the rate is $560. As for the PM1500 series, the average rate is $510 worst case is $710.

    The Professional Series radios remain at $340. XTS series jumps $40 from $470 to $510.


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    As expected. Raise the price of the flat repair of NLA retail models which drives sales toward current models. Classic "Planned Obsolescence" business tactic.
    NOS XTL high power mobiles are available for $900 to $975 on ebay.... even with O3 heads!

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    Cha-Ching! "The grabbing hands, grab all they can..." $975 to fix an XTL2500. Or go on Scambay and buy a stack o' bricks for that.
    Your streaming makes me AES-256. Keep it up and you'll soon have nothing to listen to.

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    If you don't think they are gouging you, look at our neighboring systems pricing for the next 18 years for the depot.

    FlatRateRepair.jpg
    Yes, I worked for the radio shop.
    Yes, I am building a new P25 network.
    No, I will not program your radio.
    No, I will not program your scanner.
    No, I won't tell you about the new system.

    Now what was your question?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pezking View Post
    This one kills me...

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    $1,420 for a ****** PS/2 keyboard that you can find for $25 on eBay or for free in a dumpster.
    What in the actual fu . . .

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sean View Post
    If you don't think they are gouging you, look at our neighboring systems pricing for the next 18 years for the depot.

    FlatRateRepair.jpg
    That's kind of amazing that they're even willing to go 18 years out with a pricing commitment. I think we all know that in reality, they'll drop depot support of a product LONG before it's ever 18 years old.

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    As long as the radio is supported, the pricing stands. The 18 years includes the next generation out past the APX
    Yes, I worked for the radio shop.
    Yes, I am building a new P25 network.
    No, I will not program your radio.
    No, I will not program your scanner.
    No, I won't tell you about the new system.

    Now what was your question?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sean View Post
    As long as the radio is supported, the pricing stands. The 18 years includes the next generation out past the APX should Motorola still be in business.
    Fixed that for you

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    Business as usual.
    I wonder if they realize the negative impact of this policy to their products.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sean View Post
    If you don't think they are gouging you, look at our neighboring systems pricing for the next 18 years for the depot.

    FlatRateRepair.jpg
    You paid for the actual cost of the repairs in the system they sold you. Don't think they're running a charity. They just already have most of your money on the deal.

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