Notices
Marine Electronics Forum

Icom M422 Problem

Old 09-29-2011, 04:24 PM
  #1  
Admirals Club Admiral's Club Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Puerto Rico
Posts: 1,144
Received 80 Likes on 22 Posts
Smile Icom M422 Problem

Anyone have this VHF radio and have any problem? I just have a new one and something happens that doesnt RX .I send it for warranty and they said the they replaced the ceramic filter. Hello!! this is a brand new radio 5 month..!! Actually this radio is discontinued ... I wonder why
Old 09-29-2011, 04:29 PM
  #2  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Albemarle Sound Management Area
Posts: 6,229
Received 54 Likes on 35 Posts
Default

Components fail. Get over it.
Old 09-29-2011, 04:30 PM
  #3  
Senior MemberCaptains Club Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: North Charleston, SC USA
Posts: 22,073
Likes: 0
Received 20 Likes on 20 Posts
Default

Originally Posted by splinter25 View Post
Anyone have this VHF radio and have any problem? I just have a new one and something happens that doesnt RX .I send it for warranty and they said the they replaced the ceramic filter. Hello!! this is a brand new radio 5 month..!! Actually this radio is discontinued ... I wonder why
"something happens that doesnt RX" huh? ;?

You bought a product, it failed under warranty, the manufacturer repaired it under the terms of the warranty. That's what good companies do. What else do you want?
Old 09-29-2011, 05:04 PM
  #4  
Joe
Senior MemberCaptains Club Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2001
Location: Mt Pleasant, SC
Posts: 16,685
Received 1,195 Likes on 661 Posts
Default

Originally Posted by splinter25 View Post
Anyone have this VHF radio and have any problem? I just have a new one and something happens that doesnt RX .I send it for warranty and they said the they replaced the ceramic filter. Hello!! this is a brand new radio 5 month..!! Actually this radio is discontinued ... I wonder why
The radio was disontinued because it is not a true class "D" DSC radio. It is SC-101 compliant only, meaning that it does not have a dedicated receiver for DSC traffic on channel 70. Radios that are not class "D" compliant can no lonegr be sold, nor can they (legally) be installed after March 25, 2011.

I'm actually surprised they repaired it.

On a personal note, I owned that same radio, and was glad to get rid of it. It had a cumbersome menu, and in at least my application had very little range.
Old 09-29-2011, 05:19 PM
  #5  
Admirals Club Admiral's Club Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Puerto Rico
Posts: 1,144
Received 80 Likes on 22 Posts
Default

Thanks Joe!!

Thats was a really good answer !! That the one I was looking for!! I guess I will do the same .

Thanks
Old 09-30-2011, 09:01 AM
  #6  
Senior MemberCaptains Club Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Loreto, BCS, Mexico
Posts: 1,155
Received 26 Likes on 16 Posts
Default

Originally Posted by Joe View Post
On a personal note, I owned that same radio, and was glad to get rid of it. It had a cumbersome menu, and in at least my application had very little range.
My experience with Icom 422s has been just the opposite. I've had them on two different boats for a total of around 4,500 hours, and no issues at all. Good range and DSC capability.

I think the 422 has been replaced by the 412 which is similar, but with the class "D" DSC capability.

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information

Copyright © 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.