Motorola Q4 2020 MOTOTRBO End of Year Upgrade Promotions Until 12/31

MOTOTRBO Radio Promos

Motorola MOTOTRBO XPR 7000e Series Trade-In Offer

End users receive at time of order a $12Display and Non-Display Models50 discount off 10 handheld XPR 7000e DMR radios with a qualifying trade-in of 10 business radios or cellular PTT phones. The XPR 7000e series models include the latest features and accessories that future proof your investment. Intrinsically-safe UL HAZLOC models for hazardous environments are also eligible.

Customers upgrading from XPR 6100, XPR 6350, XPR 6550, XPR 6580 portables or XPR 4350, XPR 4550, XPR and XPR 6580 mobile radios will receive an additional $80 discount per radio that is traded-in. This is a good time to replace your first generation XPR 6000 and XPR 4000 series MOTOTRBO radios.

Motorola XPR 3500e Radio Trade-in Offer

DMR Display 2-Way RadioFor the first time in a long time there is a trade-in promotion for Motorola’s XPR 3500e professional series display radio. Users will receive a $700 discount when ordered in increments of 10 with eligible trade-ins.

The XPR 3500e is rated IP67 and is built for many years of 2-way communications in harsh environments.

Motorola CP200d MOTOTRBO Portable Radio Trade-In Offer

Motorola MOTOTRBO CP200d DMR Digital RadioEnd users receive a $700 discount off an order of 12 CP200d DMR portable radios with a qualifying trade-in of 12 business radios or cellular PTT phones.

The CP200d is Motorola’s most popular radio for commercial businesses including the construction and security markets. Trade-in your BPR40’s and your audio accessories will be compatible with the new CP200d’s.

Free Radio Alert Software for Avigilon Video Security Systems

Customers purchasing $30,000 or more of MOTOTRBO radios or Avigilon video equipment during the quarter are eligible to receive Radio Alert software for free..Radio Alert sends ACC alarm notifications to MOTOTRBO 2-way radios automatically. Get analytics, door access, and LPR alerts while on the move & clear them.

Motorola 12 and 60 Month Financing Offers

MOTOTRBO orders over $25,000 qualify for 0% financing over 12 months or 5.48% financing for 60 months. Additional financing options with low interest incentives and deferred payments for 90 days are also available.

For more information about the fourth quarter 2020 MOTOTRBO trade-in promo and a formal quote contact our Dover, Delaware office at 302-734-9250 M-F 8-5pm EST or use the form below.

New Motorola CP100d Entry Level Digital Radio Will Replace the EVX-261 After October

Digital DMR Handheld PortableMotorola Solutions announced the cancellation of the Vertex EVX-261 DMR digital radio and no orders will not be accepted after 10/31/2020. The result will be EVX-261 users will not be able to add a digital radio with compatible batteries, chargers, audio accessories, antennas, or belt clips. It may be a good time to refresh your radio communications and take advantage of the technology improvements.

The recommended replacement is a new MOTOTRBO offering in the commercial products product tier. The new CP100d uses the same batteries and charger as the CP185 analog-only radio. CP185 users now have an easy path to upgrade to digital communications.

VHF or UHF Digital DMRThe CP100d uses the popular 2-pin audio connector that is used with the CP200d, CP185, and BPR40. The radio will have improved battery life and there is an option to add a display.

The non-display radio has 16 channel capability and the display can handle a maximum of 160 frequencies. For more info download the CP100d Data Sheet.

If you would like to discuss radio communications for your facility, feel free to call our Dover, Delaware office at 302-734-9250 during normal business hours or use the form below.

 

New Motorola WAVE PTT Customers Get 3 FREE Months Until 7/31/20

3 FREE Months for WAVE Mobile and Dispatch PTT

Motorola BatwingsMotorola announced a new promotion to help customers with wide area voice communications during the COVID-19 response efforts. From now through July 31, 2020, new customers will receive 3 FREE months of  WAVE PTT mobile app and WAVE PTT Dispatch subscription service.

WAVE PTT is a SaaS application supporting unlimited 2-way voice communications with group call, individual call, mapping, and location reporting. It is compatible with Android and iOS smartphones or tablets. WAVE Dispatch is cloud-based desktop application for managing up to 300 remote workers and 20 different talkgroups.

WAVE OnCloud PTT App for iOS and Android Devices

IOS & Android Screen ShotsThe WAVE OnCloud PTT app provides your team secure, instant communications anywhere you have cellular broadband service or Wi-Fi access. The monthly subscription fee is $8 per user.

The video below shows an overview of the app features including the messaging options – text, share location, instant personal alert, send a photo or video, and leave a recorded message.

WAVE Dispatch App for Users Needing Command and Control

PoC Dispatcher Web Based Software on PCWAVE Dispatch is a cloud-based desktop application for your dispatcher used with WAVE OnCloud enabled smartphones, TLK 100 4G LTE 2-way radios, and MOTOTRBO DMR radio systems. Manage up to 300 users and 20 talkgroups from your desktop computer with an internet connection. The monthly subscription fee is $32 per month.

The video below demonstrates the functionality of WAVE Dispatch.

This promotion makes it a perfect time to start using Motorola’s PTT PoC software. Instant team communications increases efficiency and safety for your employees. We can have your team “on-the air” the same day and can provide help with initial setup and free telephone support.

The promotion ends July 31st. Call our office now at 302-734-9250 or use the form below.

Motorola Ends Flat Rate Repair Service for XTS and XTL Radio Models

XTS 5000, XTS 2500, XTS 1500, XTL 5000, XTL 2500

Motorola BatwingsMotorola Solutions has ended flat rate repair service in the US and Canada for XTS portable and XTL mobile series radios due to component shortages. Portable radios affected are XTS 5000, XTS 4000, XTS 2500, and XTS 1500 portable radios.

Mobile radios include the XTL 5000, XTL 2500, and XTL 1500. The XTS 3000 and Astro Spectra flat rate support was cancelled back in 2012.

Customers with existing service maintenance agreements will continue to receive repair support until the contract ends. Magnum Electronics will continue to provide T&M technical support and perform repairs if possible. We will also continue to carry Motorola batteries and accessories for all models. As original items are cancelled we will offer high quality aftermarket substitutions.

Motorola Promo Discount for New WAVE Customers Until 4/30/20

Motorola BatwingsFrom now through April 30, 2020, new customers can lower their costs with a Motorola promotion that reduces the cost of the TLK 100 LTE nationwide two-way radio and WAVE subscription for the first 3 months. The offer also includes discounts for the WAVE PTT mobile app and WAVE PTT Dispatch for fleet management.

WAVE TLK 100, PTT Mobile App, and Dispatch Discounts

WAVE TLK 100 Nationwide LTE Wi-Fi 2-Way Radio

LTE Wi-Fi Two-Way Hand-held Two-Way RadioThe WAVE TLK 100 two-way radio combines the broad coverage of a nationwide cellular network with the ease of two-way radio communications. Customers can manage talkgroups and add Wi-Fi coverage without expanding their infrastructure or holding a FCC license.

The cost of the radio is included with a 2 year agreement and there are no additional cellular charges. Deployment is quick and individual private call is also included. We carry a full line of TLK 100 accessories including the AdvanceTec AT6749A hands free vehicle kit and the AT3069A Advance Communicator base conversion kit.

For more information call our office at 302-734-9250 or use the form below.

How to Change Language on Motorola Wireless Remote Speaker-Microphones

APX and MOTOTRBO Bluetooth MicWe frequently receive support requests from Motorola wireless speaker-mic users to change the language from French back to English. This is caused by accidently turning on the WRSM and holding the PTT button at the same time.

The mics affected are the RLN6554 and RLN6544 for APX series radios, RLN6562 for MOTOTRBO XPR/SL series DMR radios, and the RLN6551 long range wireless mic for vehicle applications.

Motorola Wireless Bluetooth Speaker-Mic Language Selection Instructions

APX XPR SL WRSM Language Selection

New Features Available for Motorola DTR700 With 7.02 Firmware Release

License Free 900 MHz Radio for On-site UseMotorola’s DTR700 900 MHz license-free radio has another firmware update available that allows users to receive new features at no charge. The Phase 2 release can be downloaded and includes new firmware, a new updater tool, and new programming software.

DTR700 radios use 902-928 MHz ISM spread spectrum and provide digital features. They are designed for on-site communications and perform well in buildings.

Group, individual, and call alert is standard. The DTR700 has a color display, radio ID, IP54 rating, and up to 16 hour battery life on a single charge. A two year warranty from Motorola is included.

Motorola DTR700 Phase 2 Features Included with 7.02 Firmware UpgradeRadio Solutions Channel Partner

1. Text Message – radio able to receive text messages and send text messages to other radios with pre-programmed text messages.

2. Remote Monitor (DTR700 & DTR720 only) – radio configured as Manager Mode is able to remotely monitor and listen to the environment of the other radio for 30 seconds provided the target radio is in the range.

3. Remote Disable (DTR700 & DTR720 only) – radio configured as Manager Mode is able to remotely enable or disable other radio provided the target radio is in the range.

4. Call Alert – radio able to pre-alert a specific radio in range to call back.

5. Rental Timer (DTR600 & DTR720 only) – radio rental company able to set rental period to radios and radio will be disabled when rental period expired.

6. Ringer Tone and Volume – radio able to set specific Ringer Tone and configure the loudness of the Ringer Tone that sound while receiving text message or call alert.

7. Over-The-Air Contact Cloning – radio able to add or delete contacts to or from another radio wirelessly without connecting the radios by cable.

8. Fixed issue with call failed after back and forth private calls to a radio

DTR700 software downloads, updater tool, and instructions at this link.

Klein Releases Qi Wireless Charging Battery for Motorola TLK 100, SL Series Radios

Klein Electronics announced Klein Electronics Logoa new aftermarket battery for the Motorola TLK 100 and SL Series MOTOTRBO radios that is compatible with Qi wireless chargers. The Qi-TLK100 battery can be used with a wired Micro-USB cable or a drop-in charger too.

The battery is compatible with the TLK 100 LTE WAVE nationwide radio, MOTOTRBO SL300. SLMotorola TLK 100 and SL Series Radios 3500e, SL 7550e, SL 7580e, SL 7590e, and the new SLN 1000 CBRS radio.

If you need wireless charging this is the only battery that is available. Klein uses high-quality Li-ion cells and is a leader in the communications industry. The battery is shipping now and has a 12 month warranty.Qi Battery for Motorola TLK 100, SL300, SL 3500e, SL 7550e

Motorola MOTOTRBO Essential Services & Free Wi-Fi Promo Extended Until 12/30

DMR High Tier Hand-held and Vehicle Radios

SL 7000, XPR 7000/3000, SL3500e, XPR 5000/2500 Series Affected

Motorola Solutions changed their MOTOTRBO software support policy for the professional tier radios earlier this year. Essential Services premium software features and standard depot repair warranty for new radios are now provided for five years. It is possible to opt out of the 5 year depot warranty and select 2 years for a small savings.

This change started with SL/XPR 7000 series, XPR 3000 series, SL3500e, XPR 2500, and XPR 5000 series with v2.9 firmware. Premium software features are now licensed for 5 years with a new radio or until any radio shipped prior to v2.9 is still under warranty. Older radios will not accept firmware updates after v2.8 without a licensing fee.

The CP200d, SL300, EVX-261, EVX-S24, CM200d, and CM300d DMR digital radio models are not affected by this change. They could be added in the future but so far it is not clear if it will ever happen.

List of Motorola MOTOTRBO Premium Software Features

Most premium software features were purchased a la carte in the past. The most popular are Bluetooth, Text-to-Speech, and Man-Down. Wi-Fi is not a premium feature and must be purchased separately. Below is a graphic showing the complete list of premium MOTOTRBO software features.

Device and Infrastructure MOTOTRBO Software Features

What Happens With Existing MOTOTRBO Radio Firmware?

Our standard practice for repairs and preventive maintenance includes upgrading every radio to the latest firmware. We are no longer able to go past v2.8 unless the radio is still under warranty. Starting with v2.10 radios will not accept the new firmware (and new features) unless a license was purchased for the serial number of the radio.

Essential Services For MOTOTRBO Existing Radios Brochure

Essential Software Promo Provides FREE Wi-Fi License Until 12/30

Software Updates 3 YearsMotorola announced a promotion for customers with existing radios to purchase MOTOTRBO Essential Services before the end of December. As an added incentive a perpetual Wi-Fi license ($125 value) will be included for enhanced “e” models. This will allow WAVE OnCloud interoperability with TLK 100 radios in the near future.

This is a perfect time to send your radios to us for preventative maintenance. We will install the latest firmware, auto-tune your radio to factory specs, enable Wi-Fi if capable, and unlock a 3 year extension for future software releases. We will also archive your programming information. If you have the CPS programming application are able to perform your own updates we can provide a quote for the unlock codes only.

Call our Dover, Delaware service facility at 302-734-9250 or send a list of your serial numbers and we can provide a quote to futureproof your radios. We look forward to supporting your MOTOTRBO communications devices.

 

New Motorola RM250 Wired Speaker-Mic for TLK 100, SL300, SL3500e, SL 7550e Now Available

SL300,SL3500e,SL7550e, and RM250 Wired RSM

SL300, SL3500e, and SL7550e MOTOTRBO radios need a battery-powered remote speaker-microphone not available from Motorola Solutions until now. The new IP67 RM250 is Motorola’s first rechargeable wired RSM. It has a Kevlar reinforced coiled cord, ultra-thin head with swivel clip, 3.5mm audio jack, and Micro USB charging port. Battery life is up to 22 hours after a 2 hour charge. The PMLN7560 earpiece with acoustic tube can be used for discreet communications and surveillance.

The RM250 is now compatible with the WAVE PTT TLK 100 LTE network radio and the SLN 1000 CBRS device. The “B” version (PMLN7560B) that started shipping in November is required.

Download the RM250 Powered RSM Data Sheet .pdf