http://www.409shop.com/409shop_product.php?id=104885 TYT TYT-800 UHF 400-470Mhz Two-way radio x 1set CTCSS/DCS code and selectable squelch can keep you from the outside interference,VOX time-lapse function/VOX grade setting and 5KM maximum distance let you enjoy the smooth talk. Main Functions: Frequency ： 400-470 MHz Output power: 5W 199 groups of memory channels Channel spacing: 5, 10, 12.5,20,25,30, 50kHz optional 50 CTCSS code VOX time-lapse function, Designate communication Multi channel scan or skip scan function Voice prompt function Emergency alarm Selectable squelch /VOX grade setting LCD display/ keypad direct frequency input Transmit time limiter Auto keypad lock FM radio receiver function Dimensions: 112X58X32mm Weight:190g Each Set PACKAGE CONTAIN 1 x TYT TYT-800 (UHF 400-470Mhz) 1 x 7.4V 1300mah Li-ion Battery Pack 1 x UHF Antenna 1 x Belt Clip. 1 x ENG Manual 1 x Desktop Charger ( 100V ~ 240V )+(2pin USA or 3pin UK or 2pin EURO or 2pin Australia) 1 x Earpiece
neil davies: tring to open mine up from 136 to 174 put can't find the program to do it help plz
Michael Martinsen: Here is a guide to make the programming cable work with windows 8.1 (and probably window 7 and 10 as well).
I made it because I struggled to find out how and I thought others maybe had the same problem.
I am using the programming cable named Megavolt, but may work with other cables as well as long as they have the same prolific chip.
First you must plug in the cable, windows will automatic install a driver. You need an older driver to make this work, so follow the guide on this page: http://www.miklor.com/COM/UV_Drivers.php
After you have installed the older driver then you must download and install the tyt-800 software. I do not find this software on the tyt888.com site any longer, but I found the software here: http://www.pu5ssr.net/TYT/Software/TYT-800-and-TYT-9A.rar
After you install it and run it for the first time you will probably need to change the language to english.
To get english language in the tyt-800 program choose ??(S)-->????(L)
Choose the top ?? in the dropdownlist and press ??(O) button
Then you have to go to Setup and Communication port and change to correct port. COM3 seems to be the default one.
You should now be able to read and write to the tyt-800.
As a side note, it seems like windows like to install the newest driver each time you plug out and in the programming cable, so you have to go to device manager and choose the older driver each time.
Phil Lowe: This is the best radio I have ever had!! It's been dropped out of 2 story high windows , dropped in rivers everything and it still works. !!! The noise quality is great , love the fm radio. It would be nice to see an updated version. I Would recommend to anyone
409shop409: please use window xp, don't use windon 7 or vista
Michael Martinsen: Yes. I got it to work on an old xp computer. Wont work on my windows 7 computers.
409shop409: have you install the USB driver???
Michael Martinsen: I got it to work on a win xp computer. I tried 3 computers with win7 before that.
Michael Martinsen: I tried a new computer and got a bit further. I have installed the usb cable to work on usb 2 (only com port that is availeble from 1-4 on this computer. When I choose read from radio I get queston "Read data from radio. Do you wish to continue?" I press OK and get error "Run-time error '8020': Error reading comm device"
409shop409: can you cap the picture for the install problem???
Michael Martinsen: I use the usb one. It install the com port fine. But no connection to radio.
409shop409: which prog. cable did you use???
Michael Martinsen: Do you have to set the radio in a certain mode to program it? Im having problem getting comunication between radio and computer. Have tried several computers.
Michael Martinsen: To get english language in the tyt-800 program choose ??(S)-->????(L) Choose the top ?? in the dropdownlist and press ??(O) button
409shop409: dowload without problem yes, you need connect the radio to the computer via the cable can you send us email again???
409shop409: You can go to tyt888.com to download tyt-800 software but you need the program cable to program it USB program cable : 6-034 (our shop item no.) Com port program cable : 6-004A (our shop item no.) p.s. give us your email address that we can send you english manual
409shop409: can you give us your email address that we can send you english user manual by email
409shop409: it depends on the interference of the area, 400-470mHz is cover gmrs, and you need prog. Cable to program
409shop409: not sure, depends on the interference of the area