Prolific advices end-users to only purchase vendor branded cable products with company name contact information for service and support. You should see a balloon popup that says “Installing device driver software”. I was able to remedy this by using a powered USB hub. However, programming a Baofeng radio from a computer isn’t all that intuitive and can become messy even for the most experienced ham who is not used to Chinese-made radios. I have followed all directions on various pages and am still have two issues. For Windows 10 x64, you need to install this link: Dean, I got a uvc and when I open the softwjere and do read data from radio it only reads to various points and then reads fail connect with transceiver.
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How to install the Baofeng USB programming cable and software
This driver for Win XP can be found here: Prolific will take proper and severe actions to cease and confiscate these counterfeit products. The firmwareBFB on both.
Once that is accomplished, programming is usually a breeze. A Yellow Triangle may not always appear in Device Manager as described below, however, when you insert the cable into your radio, the transmitter will turn on. You will need to reload Prolific 3. Make sure the connector is snapped in all the way. Both comments and pings are currently closed. Product was successfully added to your shopping cart.
How to install the Baofeng USB programming cable and software – Buy Two Way Radios
Instagram Perspective of fall red green yellow orange autumn tree berries nature closeup outdoor photo leaves. If you recently upgraded to Win10, Windows will automatically update your Prolific driver. Click the Power Managemen t tab.
This post really helped out!!! I struggled with this for a gaofeng time These attributes have made Baofeng a household name in the ham community. I still have a lot to learn and program on the Kenwood THD 74a.
In short, the generic cable works fine on Windows 7 and 10 with the drivers available from Windows Update and if you have random errors try using a powered USB hub as the device seems to be power hungry. Access to the Device Manager will depend on your version of Windows.
This prollfic was posted on November 11, by Rick.
Failure to do so may only bring more frustration when things don’t work. The program should download the frequencies from the radio. I just grabbed one of these little radios off of Amazon and purchased the cable as well.
Been with my local bsofeng community many times.
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I am trying to program my Baofeng BFS radios. To correct the issue, right-click on the device and choose Update Driver Software on the pop-up menu.
X denotes the COM port number. Thank you for posting this step by step guide.
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Don’t know why I’m even messing with it. This message is generated by the Factory Software. Please disable your ad-blocker! June 11, at 8: There are a couple of additional things to keep in mind: Fortunately, there are other options available, and once properly installed, they are actually quite good. Anonymous August 15, at 7: This is a very common problem.
I’m trying to clone my slightly older 5R.