Motorola PR1500 Portable Two-Way Radio

The Motorola PR1500 portable two-way radio combines ruggedness and reliability with advanced features and a sturdy design. Designed for easy migration to Project 25 standards, this radio is able to communicate across agencies and jurisdictions at mission-critical times. Enhanced sound clarity and dynamics nest in an ergonomic design. The bigger knobs and controls that can be easily operated — even while wearing heavy gloves.

  • 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.
  • Compatibility with P25 standards
    Software upgrade allows radio interoperability across agencies, networks and jurisdictions.
  • Emergency button
    Alerts supervisor or dispatcher during an emergency situation.
  • Large, raised knobs
    Enlarged for maximum tactile response, accommodating users wearing gloves.
  • Nuisance channel delete
    Temporarily removes undesired channel from a scan.
  • Priority channel mode
    Scans for higher-priority channel.
  • Programmable side and Push-to-Talk buttons
    Allows easy access to user’s customized, favorite features.
  • Quik Call IITM and MDC 1200 signaling
    Sends and receives through features such as Push-to-Talk, Selective Call and Call Alert.
  • Voice-operated transmit
    Enables hands-free operation with use of a headset accessory.
  • X-PandTM voice compression
    Keeps audio quality clean and crisp, even in noisy environments.
Performance Characteristics

Coverage area
Programming software allows adjustable power output for varying coverage

Estimated battery life1
10 hours

Frequency band
VHF, UHF

Frequency range
VHF: 136–174MHz; UHF: 380–470MHz, 450–520MHz

Power
UHF: 4W, VHF: 5W

Standard battery chemistry type
Nickel Cadmium, Nickel Metal Hydride

Physical Characteristics

Dimensions H x W x D (with standard battery)
6.00 x 2.30 x 1.50 in.

Display
No display

Emergency button
Programmable

Keypad
None

Weight (with standard battery)
19.85 oz.

Radio Features

Digital private line
93

Number of channels
32

Private line
42

Programmable buttons
Yes

Signaling
MDC-1200

Voice operated transmit (VOX)
Yes

Technology

System type
Conventional

User Environment

Intrinsically safe
Yes

Mil spec
810 C, 810 D, 810 E, 810 F

Warranty

Standard package
NiMH battery, single unit universal rapid charger, antenna, belt clip, RSM adapter, accessory connector dust cover, user guide CD

Standard warranty
2 years

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