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Any word / update on the recall?

WA6FXT MikeWA6FXT Mike Member
edited December 2018 in FLEX-6000 Signature Series
Just wondering if anyone has received their recall email? My Special Edition 6700 (Purchase date 5/31/12) has not yet been recalled.

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  • BernieBernie Member
    edited May 2018
    I got my notice last week, and my 6700 arrived in Austin today, October 13, 2014.  My purchase date was 5/18/12.
    Bernie Huth, W4BGH
  • KY6LA_HowardKY6LA_Howard La Jolla, CA. Paris and Sablet FranceMember ✭✭✭
    edited January 2017
    Mine was Purchased at Dayton 2012
    Got the recall on 10/03/14
    Shipped back 10/06/14
    UPS says it will be back at my QTH 10/14/14

    Impressive turn around time  (albeit i paid for 2 Day Air Return because i need to set it up for a contest shootout with a IC-7800, K3, FTDX5000 and assorted other Legacy radios...
  • K6OZYK6OZY Member ✭✭
    edited February 2017
    It's not a recall.  It's a Product Enhancement.    I already have gotten mine back.
  • James KirkJames Kirk Member
    edited December 2018
    Don't you just love these marketing terms?
  • K6OZYK6OZY Member ✭✭
    edited October 2014
    **** it Jim, I'm an engineer, not a conversationalist! ;)
  • DrTeethDrTeeth Member ✭✭
    edited December 2018
    What is the 'enhancement'? When one buys from a retailer, does FRS get contact details or do we need to register somewhere?

  • Tim - W4TMETim - W4TME Administrator, FlexRadio Employee admin
    edited December 2016
    For eligible FLEX-6700 customers, the distributor from whom you purchased your radio is handling the notification for the PEN modification.
  • KY6LA_HowardKY6LA_Howard La Jolla, CA. Paris and Sablet FranceMember ✭✭✭
    edited January 2017
    The Enhancement applies ONLY to 6700. It is an upgrade to power supply in order handle heavier. Current due to more sophisticated code in the FPGA If u own a 6700, your dealer or Flex will contact you
  • DrTeethDrTeeth Member ✭✭
    edited August 2016
    Hi, hi.

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