Motorola EX500 Portable Radio
VHF & UHF, 16 Channels
Radio hardware features:
- 16 Position Rotary Channel Selector with Stop
- 2 Programmable Side Buttons
Operator friendly controls and features include:
- Large Rotary Channel Selector
- Rotary On/OFF and Volume Control
- Accessory Connector for convenient access
- Battery Latch Lock
- Large Textured PTT
- Spring Action Belt Clip
- Rugged, Die-Cast Chassis
- 2 Programmable Option Buttons
Motorola’s Expert Line of two-way radios will keep you well connected. As a high-level professional, you know that staying on top depends on fast response. To succeed, you have to be ready to move at a moment’s notice – and be able to connect instantly with the right colleagues and information. The innovative Motorola EX500 conventional two-way portable radio is designed to give you exactly that.
Compact and lightweight, this sleek Expert Series radio provides advanced communication that can take place virtually anywhere. At less than 10 ounces, the Motorola EX500 is among Motorola’s smallest two-way radio and fits easily into the palm of your hand. But don’t let it’s small size fool you. The EX500 offers exceptional features and functionality to give you plenty of communication power -so you can maximize productivity and get the job done.
Motorola EX500 Features
The EX500 has the following features:
- 16 Channel Capability
- Emergency Button
- Sounds an alarm or alerts dispatcher in urgent situations
- Small Size and Light Weight
- X-Pand Audio Enhancement
- Internal VOX
- Hands-free operation with headset
- 2 Programmable Buttons
- Immediate access to your favorite features
- High/low power adjustments to conserve battery life
- Scan mode to scan channels for activity
- Monitor transmissions to locate clear channels
- Conventional Talkaround
- Unit-to-unit communication, bypassing the repeater
- Quik Call IITM and MDC1200 Signaling
- Send and receive information in a variety of ways, including:
Push-to-Talk ID (Encode/Decode)
Identifies your outgoing calls and incoming callers
Selective Call (Encode/Decode)
Sends and receive a call from a specific group or individual
Call Alert (Encode/Decode)
Inform unavailable users that you're trying to reach them and receive alerts of incoming calls when you're away from your radio
Radio Check (Encode/Decode)
Learn whether another user's radio is activated and to let others know your radio status
Sounds an alarm or alert dispatcher in urgent situations
Selective Radio Inhibit (Decode)
Allows system owner to disable stolen or missing radios
Motorola EX500 Models
EX500 VHF (136-174MHz) 16 C hannel 1-5 Watt Portable Radio
EX500 UHF (403-470MHz) 16 Channel 1-4 Watt Portable Radio
EX500 UHF (450-512MHz) 16 Channel 1-4 Watt Portable Radio
All Motorola EX500 Models Include:
Standard Battery – (VHF/UHF Li-ion1300 MAh 7.5v)
Standard 120v Rapid Rate Intelli-Charger
3 -Year Warranty
Motorola EX500 Applications
The EX500 Series Radios can be used for a variety of applications. Here are a few examples of some key industries:
EX Series Radios are ideal for hotel management, food & beverage, concierge service, valet parking, and more. These small, sophisticated radios are preferred for powerful communication, with professional look. The radio's small size also works well in Casinos where they can be used discreetly.
Compact EX Series Radios help event planners stay well connected to ensure every event – from corporate meetings and functions to major sporting and philanthropic events-- is a success. Golf tournament officials keep these radios in the palm of their hand to finalize rulings, maintain leader board scoring, check on the latest weather updates, and manage crowd control.
Security / Public Safety
The EX Series Radios are excellent for security or public safety users, who want a small radio to place in a discrete location or even a pocket. Police Sergeants to Fire Chiefs can enjoy the benefit of utilizing a powerful radio that won't weigh them down.
The compact and lightweight EX Series Radio makes it easier for manufacturing workers and management to step up communications without being weighed down.
Motorola EX500 Accessories
Motorola original audio accessories enhance your communication system. Remote speaker microphones offer the convenience of communication without having to remove the radio from your belt. Lightweight headsets provide hands- free communication so you can work and communicate simultaneously. Comfortable earpieces mute the radio speaker while channeling the audio directly to your ear, so you can monitor transmissions clearly and privately.
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Motorola EX500 FAQ's
What is the warranty for the Motorola EX Series radios?
Three years is the standard warranty on Motorola EX Series radios. You also have the option to purchase an additional one year of warranty coverage, which would provide you with a total of four years of coverage!
If I have Motorola Visar portable radios, can I use the same accessories for my Motorola EX Series radios?
In fall 2001, an adapter will be available, allowing you to use numerous Motorola Visar accessories with the Motorola EX Series radios.
If I have other Motorola radios, can I use the same accessories for the Motorola EX Series radios?
No. The Motorola EX Series portable radios utilize unique accessories. A variety of microphones, headsets, earpieces, and more will help you customize the radio to meet your individual needs.
If I have Motorola HT Series portable radios, can I use the same single unit and multi-unit chargers for the Motorola EX Series radios?
Yes, for your convenience you can charge the Motorola EX Series radios in the same chargers as Motorola HT Series radios: the single unit rapid rate charger (Motorola Part # AAHTN3000), and rapid rate multi-unit charger, (Motorola Part # AAHTN3003C or more current version).
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