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The APX 4500 brings together powerful technology in a compact, rugged, mobile radio that’s easy on your budget. It seamlessly unifies public works, utility, rural public safety and transportation users to first responders so they can communicate effectively in the moments that matter. A simplified dash mount design makes installation quick and easy. Its IP56 durability rating meets the highest level of certification for uncompromising performance in wet, dusty, and hazardous conditions. Equipped with safety features such as integrated GPS, intelligent lighting, voice announcement and AES encryption, your teams can safely and effectively complete the mission at hand.

  • EASE OF INSTALLATION

    Simplified dash mount design is quick and easy to install

  • ENCRYPTION

    AES encryption provides secure voice and data communications

  • INTEGRATED GPS

    Integrated GPS receiver can transmit the outdoor location of a vehicle to a map-based location application

  • INTELLIGENT LIGHTING

    Intelligent lighting provides information at a glance by using color to notify the user of the radio mode, potential emergencies, or specific events

  • P25 TDMA

    Twice the voice capacity, allowing additional users on the system without the need for additional frequencies or infrastructure

  • PROGRAMMING OVER PROJECT 25 (POP25)

    Motorola’s POP25 solution allows subscriber radios to be programmed over the air via the ASTRO 25 systems while remaining in the field

  • RADIO PROFILES

    Radios can be configured with multiple user-selected or automated operating behaviors such as audio level, lighting and tones

  • RFID ASSET TRACKING

    12 character RF ID asset tracking provides a convenient method of obtaining valuable asset tracking information without having to uninstall the radio.

  • RUGGED DURABILITY

    Meets IP56 water-intrusion ratings for driving rain giving you the confidence that your mobile will continue performing even if exposed to water

  • TEXT MESSAGING

    Efficiently send and receive free-form or canned text messages to and from subscribers or dispatch operators

  • UNIFIED CALL LIST

    Consolidates all call lists underneath one unified list

  • VOICE ANNOUNCEMENT

    Audible, pre-recorded voice file provides a description of the selected channel or zone

MICROPHONE CHARACTERISTICS

Bluetooth capable
Yes

PERFORMANCE CHARACTERISTICS

Channel spacing
6.25, 12.5, 25

Encryption
Yes

Encryption type / Algorithms
AES, Advanced Digital Privacy (ADP)

Frequency range
700/800 (764-870 MHz) VHF (136-174 MHz) UHF R1 (380-470 MHz) UHF R2 (420 – 520 MHz)

Power levels
10-35 watts 700/800 MHz, 25-110 watts VHF

PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS

Available option board
Yes

Built-in speaker
Yes

Configurations
Dash Mount

Dimensions H x W x D
2.0 x 7.0 x 9.6 inches

Display
Alphanumeric

Weight
7 lbs.

RADIO FEATURES

Advanced software features
Over the Air Programming (OTAP)

Channels
512

Customer programming software (CPS)
Yes

FLASHport memory
Yes

GPS capable
Yes

Integrated voice and data
Yes

Noise reduction software
Yes

Text messaging capable
Yes

Voice announcement
Yes

STANDARDS

Intrinsic safety standard
ATEX

TECHNOLOGY

Analog technology
Yes

Digital technology
Yes

System type
Conventional, SmartZone trunking, SMARTNET trunking, X2 TDMA

USER ENVIRONMENT

Factory mutual
Yes

Intrinsically safe
Yes

IP standards
IP56

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