If you've noticed a small crack in your radio casing on the rear panel, under you battery clip. Don't panic. We can give you an answer and some advice on how to care for your radios.
Firstly. What's caused the crack?.
If you've got one of the first generation models of TYT radios, namely the MD-380 radio in particular. Tytera have identified in a small number of cases, a weakness in the plastic around the belt clip. General wear and tear on the belt clip area can lead to the case cracking slightly. Naturally. This can be a bit unerving if you feel your radio coming loose on your belt.
How can you fix or correct the issue?.
If you do have an early model of the TYT MD-380, TYT themselves have offered replacement cases to fix the problem. Many people have asked just for the small area around the belt clip to be fixed, but it's not always that practical.
How to get a replacement radio case?
If you have a cracked case or cover on your TYT radio, as UK Distributors of Tytera products. We can arrange for a replacement case to be posted out to you. As mentioned, in most cases this only affects a small proportion of the MD-380 DMR radio. For cracks in other cases, this is likely down to mismanagement of the radio or an over torque in screws, and a replacement case would be chargable. We also charge for the part if you have a newer model as this was corrected by later versions.
In most cases, the only slight damage is to the battery release cover, shown below.
To get your replacement case or cover head to our sales page and purchase here TYT MD-380 Rear Battery Release Cover
International Shipping - Updated February 2018
We can now offer international shipping for people around the world who need the rear battery cover.
General Care Tips
- Every few months, depending on how frequently you use your radio. Ensure you check your belt clip screws to ensure they remain tight and haven't worked loose.
- Don't overtigten your screws and ensure they're not crossthreaded.
- If you notice your belt clip becoming stiff or harder to get off your belt. Check for signs of weakness in the springs or corrosion. It could be possible you need a new belt clip. Again, this would depend on the environment you use your radios and how frequently you use them.
We sell a range of replacement and spare parts for TYT radios, both digital and analogue. To find more replacement or spare parts for the TYT MD-380, head over to our Spare Parts webpage.
More TYT tips and information.
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