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DMR Repeater Boxes

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Anyone tried one of those DMR repeater boxes that can connect 2 DMR portable radios as repeaters?  Pros and cons?
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Something like this…

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Walkie-talkie-Repeater-Box-for-Two-handheld-radio-puxing-Kenwood-baofeng-5R-GT-3-/272746234776?hash=item3f80f14398:g:FsQAAOSwz71ZWfMq (Walkie talkie Repeater Box for Two handheld radio puxing Kenwood baofeng 5R GT-3 | eBay)

They 'do' work but I used one once and it bricked one of the radios.  Use at your own risk and separate the radios as far away from each other as you can.
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Bricked one of the radios?!!!  Ok noted.  Thanks for the advise :)
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I've used them with varying degrees of success, I've never had a radio brick on me (knock on wood) but for use in digital they don't work like a true dmr repeater would. In my opinion they are not worth the money or the hassle of deploying them.
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I've used Surecom kit and it's worked well
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