Motorola CDM1550 Mobile Two-Way Radio

The CDM1550™ mobile two-way radio is equipped to handle the needs of organizations requiring high levels of flexibility and functionality. An extensive range of signaling capabilities enables text messaging with dispatchers to minimize channel usage, or discreetly signals for emergency help even when the vehicle is turned off. X-Pand™ audio enhancement and a powerful front-projecting speaker ensure clear, crisp sound, even in noisy environments. The alphanumeric display utilizes user-friendly icons helps make information easy to understand.

  • Due to the FCC Narrowbanding mandate in the United States, product specifications and brochures for Motorola Solutions two-way radio products may indicate 25 kHz/12.5 kHz analog/digital operation which may not be the standard mode of operation at the time of shipment after Jan. 1st 2013.
  • Alphanumeric screen
    14-character display uses icons and text provide clear indication.
  • Channel flexibility
    Operates on choice of 128 channels.
  • Covert emergency signaling
    Discreetly sends a help signal to predefined person or group.
  • Customizable buttons
    Four buttons allow users to add favorite features.
  • Horn and lights activation
    Alerts users to incoming messages, even when away from the vehicle.
  • Multi-language capability
    Can program in English, Spanish, French and Portuguese
  • Powerful loudspeaker
    Faces front rather than on top for maximum clarity.
  • Quik CallTM and MDC 1200 signaling
    Sends and receives through features such as Push-to-Talk ID, Selective Call and Call Alert.
  • Received Signal Strength Indicator (RSSI)
    Displays signal status, for better monitoring of communication.
  • Status messages
    Exchanges text messages between base and user.
  • Switchable channel spacing
    Migrates easily between 25-kHz and 12.5-kHz frequencies.
Performance Characteristics

Coverage area
Programming software allows adjustable power output for varying coverage

Frequency band
UHF

Frequency band
700 MHz

Frequency band
VHF

Frequency band
200 MHz, VHF, UHF, 700 MHz

Frequency range
200MHz: 217–222MHz; VHF: 136-174MHz; UHF: 403–470, 450–512MHz; 700MHz: 746–794MHz

Power levels
1-25, 25-40W

Physical Characteristics

Available option board
Yes

Dimensions H x W x D
2.34 x 7.05 x 7.79 in. (High power)

Display
Alphanumeric

Display
8030

Emergency button
Programmable

Remote mountable control head
Yes

Weight
3.15 - 3.50 lbs.

Radio Features

Busy channel lockout
Yes

Call tones
Quik Call II™

Call tones
Quik Call II™

Channel spacing
25

Channel spacing
12.5

Channels
16 or 160

Programmable buttons
Yes

Scan
Nuisance channel delete

Scan
Home revert

Scan
Dual priority

Signal strength indicator
Yes

Time out timer
Yes

X-pand voice compression and low level expansion
Yes

Technology

System type
PassPort trunking

System type
Conventional

System type
LTR trunking

User Environment

Mil spec
810 C, 810 D, 810 E

Warranty

Standard package
Compact microphone, low profile bracket, power cable, 4 replaceable buttons, 14 character alphanumeric display, replaceable button package, operating instruction manual

Standard warranty
2 years

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