Scanner 101 – Cloning Uniden XT Scanners

Have you ever wanted to clone your programming from Uniden BCD996XT to another Uniden BCD996XT?

Here are the models you can clone:***

  • BCT15X
  • BC346XT
  • BCD396XT
  • BCD996XT

    ***Note: You can ONLY clone from the same model to another of the same (like BCT15X to BCT15X or BC346XT to BC346XT and so on).

    Here is how you do it….

    Directions how to clone BCD996XT or BCT15X:

    Parts needed:
    1 Uniden 4′ Serial Cable (comes with your scanner in the box)
    Master Scanner:
    This is the scanner that has the programming that needs to be sent to the Slave.

    Slave Scanner:
    This is the scanner that needs the programming.

    Master Scanner
    Step 1 – First plug in the Uniden 4′ Serial Cable 9pin serial jack into the rear panel
    On the Master Scanner
    Step 2 – Press “Menu”
    Step 3 – Scroll and select to “Wired Clone”
    Step 4 – Select “Master”
    Step 5 – Select “Rear Port”

    Slave Scanner
    Step 6 -Plug the mini jack into the front of the scanner.
    On the Slave Scanner
    Step 7 – Press “Menu”
    Step 8 – Scroll and select to “Wired Clone”
    Step 9 – Select “Slave”
    Step 10 – Select “Front Port”

    Last steps…
    Step 11 – Hit Scan on Slave Scanner
    Step 12 – Hit Scan on Master Scanner

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    Directions how to clone BC346XT or BCD396XT:

    Parts needed:
    >> 2 Uniden 4′ Serial Cable (comes with your scanners in the box)
    >> Null Modem
    >> Gender Changer
    Follow the steps below on how to make the cloning cable:

    Step 1 – Connect Uniden 4′ Serial Cable 9pin serial cable to Null Modem
    Step 2 – Connect the Null Modem to Gender Changer
    Step 3 – then connect the second 9pin serial cable to the Gender Changer, and your clone cable is made.
    Master Scanner:
    This is the scanner that has the programming that needs to be sent to the Slave

    Slave Scanner:
    Is the scanner that needs the programming

    Slave Scanner
    Step 4 – Plug the mini jack into the right side of the scanner.
    One the Slave Scanner
    Step 5 – Press “Menu”
    Step 6 – Scroll and select to “Wired Clone”
    Step 7 – Select “Slave”

    Master Scanner
    Step 8 – Then plug the mini jack into the front panel
    Step 9 – Press “Menu”
    Step 10 – Scroll and select to “Wired Clone”
    Step 11 – Select “Master”

    Last steps…
    Step 12 – Hit Scan on Slave Scanner
    Step 13 – Hit Scan on Master Scanner

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