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Midland LXT340 Series Owner's Manual

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LXT340/345 Series


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    ® LXT340/345 Series GMRS/FRS Radio OWNER'S MANUAL

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Important Notice, FCC Licensing LCD Display Controls Battery Installation Installing the Belt Clip Charging the Optional Battery Pack Low Battery Level Indicator Operating Your Radio Troubleshooting Guide Use and Care Specifications and Frequency Charts Warranty Information MIDLAND Family Products Accessories...

  • Page 3: Introduction

    To maintain compliance with FCC’s RF exposure guidelines, for body-worn operation, this radio has been tested and meets the FCC RF exposure guidelines when used with Midland Radio Corp. accessories supplied or designated for this product. Use of other accessories may not ensure compliance with FCC RF exposure guidelines.

  • Page 4: Important Notice, Fcc Licensing

    IMPORTANT: Changes or modifications to this unit not expressly approved by MIDLAND RADIO CORP. could void your right to operate this unit. Your radio is set up to transmit a regulated signal on an assigned frequency. It is against the law to alter or adjust the settings inside the COMMUNICATOR to exceed those limitations.

  • Page 5: Lcd Display

    3. CHANNEL NUMBER – Changes from 1~22 on GMRS/FRS band. 4. KEY LOCK ICON – Indicates KEY LOCK mode is on. 5. RECEIVE (RX) ICON – Indicates radio is receiving a transmission. 6. TRANSMIT POWER LEVEL ICON – Indicates TX Power setting (H/L) 7.

  • Page 6: Battery Installation

    (see below) to ease installation or removal of the batteries. To install the batteries: 1. With the back of the radio facing you, remove the belt clip (see diagram below) for easy access, then remove the Battery Cover by pressing down on the top center and sliding it down from the radio.

  • Page 7: Charging The Optional Battery Pack

    This may cause leakage and damage to the radio. 3. For long term storage of the radio, turn the radio OFF and remove the batteries from the radio. LOW BATTERY LEVEL INDICATOR Your LXT340/345 Series has a LOW BATTERY will only appear on the LCD display if the battery voltage level is low.

  • Page 8: Operating Your Radio

    To communicate, all radios in your group must be set to the same channel. 1. For maximum clarity, hold the radio 2 to 3 inches from your mouth. 2. Press and hold the PTT button and speak in a normal voice into the microphone.

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    Your LXT340/345 Series can scan all 22 channels for activity. To enter, quickly press the SCAN button. Repeat the same procedure to exit. Your radio will rapidly scan each of the 22 channels and stop on any active channel for 4 seconds before resuming scan.

  • Page 10

    ROGER BEEP (end of transmission) TONE When the PTT button is released, the radio will beep to confirm to other users that your transmission has finished. To turn the ROGER BEEP tone on, press the MENU button until the display shows an “rb”...

  • Page 11

    Model LXT340/345 Series EXTERNAL SPEAKER/MICROPHONE JACK Your LXT340/345 Series can be used with an optional external speak- er/ microphone or headset, freeing your hands for other tasks. To use an optional speaker / microphone or headset: Insert the plug(s) into the SPK/MIC jacks Place the earbud into your ear, and adjust the mic into your desired position.

  • Page 12: Troubleshooting Guide

    USE AND CARE 1. Use a soft damp cloth to clean the radio 2. Do not use alcohol or cleaning solutions to clean the radio. 3. Do not immerse the radio in water. 4. Dry the radio with dry lint-free cloth should it get wet.

  • Page 13: Specifications And Frequency Charts

    Model LXT340/345 Series SPECIFICATIONS Channels 22 GMRS/FRS Channels Operating Frequency UHF 462.5500 ~ 467.7125 MHz Power Source 4 AAA Alkaline or 4.8V Rechargeable Ni-MH battery pack GMRS/FRS FREQUENCY CHART (MHz) CH. No CH. Freq. 462.5625 462.5875 462.6125 462.6375 462.6625 462.6875 462.7125 467.5625 * Channels 8~14 are low-power FRS license free channels...

  • Page 14: Warranty Information

    Model LXT340/345 Series ® LIMITED WARRANTY Midland Radio Corporation will repair or replace, at its option without charge, any Midland FRS/GMRS transceiver which fails due to a defect in material or workmanship within Three Years following the initial consumer purchase. This warranty does not apply to water damage, battery leak or abuse.

  • Page 15: Midland Family Products

    Model LXT340/345 Series ACCESSORIES Accessories can be purchased at or fill in the form on the following page and mail it to our address. A A V V P P -6 6 Page 15 - 1 Dual Desk Charger - 2 Rechargeable battery packs - 1 AC Adapter - 1 DC Cigarette lighter adapter...

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    Model LXT340/345 Series A A V V P P -1 1 A A V V P P -H H 1 1 A A V V P P -H H 2 2 Page 16 - 2 Over the Ear Mic. Headsets w/ PTT - $19.99 - 1 Open Face Helmet Microphone Kit...

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    Model LXT340/345 Series A A V V P P -H H 3 3 A A V V P P -H H 4 4 A A V V P P -H H 5 5 Page 17 - 2 Surveillance Headset - $39.99 - 2 Ear Wrap Headset - $39.99 - 2 Behind the Head Headset...

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  • Page 19: Accessories Order Form

    ACCESSORIES ORDER FORM Please send Money Order or fill in Visa/MasterCard information and mail to the address below. Please DO NOT send cash or checks. Make Money Order to Midland Radio Corporation. Name: _____________________________________________________ Address: ___________________________________________________ City: _____________________ State _____Zip Code _____________ Tel: ______________________ email: ___________________________ CC# _____________________ Type: __________ Exp.

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    M I I D D L L A A N N D D R R A A D D I I O O C C O O R R P P O O R R A A T T I I O O N N visit us at Note: Features &...

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