Midland LXT 300 Series Owner's Manual

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Model LXT 300/315 FRS/GMRS Radio
22 Channels
Channel Scan
Auto Squelch
Auto Battery Save
Keypad Lock
Roger Beep
Mic/Headphone Jack
3 Call Alerts
Keystroke Tones
Water Resistant
Backlit Display
Silent Operation
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    Owner’s Manual Model LXT 300/315 FRS/GMRS Radio Features: 22 Channels Channel Scan Auto Squelch Auto Battery Save Keypad Lock Roger Beep Mic/Headphone Jack 3 Call Alerts Keystroke Tones Water Resistant Backlit Display Silent Operation Monitor http://www.midlandradio.com - 1 -...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Index Introduction FCC Information Controls and Buttons Belt Clip Installing Batteries Charging the Batteries Operation, Volume, Talking/ Listening and Monitor Call Alert, Scan and Keypad Lock User Interface Channel Selection, Keystroke Tone, and Roger Beep External Speaker/Microphone Jack Troubleshooting Technical Specification Channel Frequency Chart Accessories Accessories Order Form...

  • Page 3: Introduction

    Introduction Congratulations on your purchase of a high-quality Midland GMRS radio. Your LXT-300/315 represents the state-of-the-art in high-tech engineering. Designed for General Mobile Radio Service operation, this compact package is big in performance. It is a quality piece of electronic equipment, skillfully constructed with the finest components.

  • Page 4: Fcc Information

    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.

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    FCC Information Cont… Your LXT-300/315 operates on General Mobile Radio Service (GMRS) Frequencies and is subject to the rules and regulations of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The FCC requires that all operators using General Mobile Radio Service (GMRS) frequencies obtain a radio license before operating their equipment for business, personal, or recreational use.

  • Page 6: Controls And Buttons

    Controls and Buttons http://www.midlandradio.com - 6 -...

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    Controls and Buttons Cont… Button Talk/Call Scan/Lock Volume Down Volume Up Menu/ Monitor Power on/off Turn on/off the radio Ext.Speaker To use external ear-microphone /Mic http://www.midlandradio.com Description Talk on the radio Send a call tone Save a setting Scan for active channels Lock the key pad Decrease the volume Scroll through the menu...

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    LCD Display http://www.midlandradio.com - 8 -...

  • Page 9: Belt Clip

    Belt Clip To install the belt clip, slide the clip up into the slot on the back of the radio until the latching mechanism clicks. To remove the belt clip, pull the latching tab outward, then gently slide the belt clip down toward the bottom of the radio. http://www.midlandradio.com - 9 -...

  • Page 10: Installing Batteries

    Installing Batteries Your LXT-300/315 radio operates with either four AAA alkaline batteries or a NiMH rechargeable battery pack. To install the batteries: With the back of the radio facing you, remove the belt clip by sliding it off of the unit. Then un-lock the locking-latch, and remove the battery cover.

  • Page 11: Charging The Batteries

    Charging the batteries Your LXT-300/315 is equipped to allow using a rechargeable NiMH battery pack which can be recharged by the A/C desktop charger. Batteries must be charged when the low battery icon flashes on the display. Do not charge alkaline batteries of any kind in the radio.

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    Operation Power On/Off Press the “Power button” for more than 2 seconds to turn the radio on. Press “Power button” again for 2 seconds to turn the radio off. Volume Press the “Up” button to increase the volume, and press the “Down” button to decrease the volume during normal operation.

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    Call Alert Your LXT-300/315 can transmit a call alert for a fixed length of time. To send a call alert, press the PTT button twice rapidly. The TX icon appears during the transmission of a call alert and the alert can be heard on the speaker for confirmation.

  • Page 14: User Interface

    to turn the radio off and on, TX/RX, and send a call tone when the radio is locked. To unlock, press the “SCAN button” for 2 seconds. User Interface To access the advanced features of your LXT-300/315 radio, it has the following menu functions: http://www.midlandradio.com - 14 -...

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    Channel Selection Your LXT-300/315 has 22 channels available. To change channels: With the radio on, press “Menu button” until the current channel segment flashes. Use “Up” button or the “Down” button to change the channel. Press the PTT button to save the new channel. Keystroke Tone Whenever you press a button, a “Beep”...

  • Page 16: External Speaker/microphone Jack

    External Speaker / Microphone Jack Your LXT-300/315 can be used with an optional external speaker /microphone or headset. 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 17: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Problem No Power Check battery installation and/or replace batteries Confirm the radios have the same channel Cannot Receive settings. Messages Make sure that you are within range of the other transceivers. Buildings and other obstructions may interfere with your communication. Make sure key lock is not on.

  • Page 18: Technical Specification

    Technical Specification Specification Channels : 22 channels Operating Frequency : UHF 462.5500 ~467.7125 MHz Power Source: four AAA alkaline or rechargeable Ni-MH Batteries Power Output: 1 watt HI, 0.5W on Lo Current Drain Receive: 120mA max Transmit : 600mA max Standby: Average 20mA max Operation Time Talk Time : 1.75 hours (With 4 “AAA”...

  • Page 19: Channel Frequency Chart

    Channel Frequency Chart CH.No CH. Freq. 462.5625 462.5875 462.6125 462.6375 462.6625 462.6875 462.7125 467.5625 467.5875 467.6125 467.6375 http://www.midlandradio.com CH. No CH. Freq. 467.6625 467.6875 467.7125 462.5500 462.5750 462.6000 462.6250 462.6500 462.6750 462.7000 462.7250 - 19 -...

  • Page 20: Accessories

    Accessories – Accessories can be purchased at in the form on the following page and mail it to our address. AVP-H1-$49.99 AVP-H2-$49.99 Open face helmet Closed face helmet Microphone kit microphone kit AVP-H4-$39.99 AVP-H5-$39.99 Ear Wrap Headsets Behind the Head Headset http://www.midlandradio.com or fill www.midlandradio.com...

  • Page 21: Accessories Order Form

    ACCESSORIES ORDER FORM Please send Money Order or fill in Visa/Master Card 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._________...

  • Page 22: Warranty

    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.

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    Come see our COMPLETE PRODUCT line at http://www.midlandradio.com http://www.midlandradio.com - 23 -...

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    Midland Radio Corporation 5900 Parretta Drive Kansas City, MO 64120 Call 816.241.8500 visit us at http://www.midlandradio.com Note: Features & Specifications are subject to Change without notice. MIDLAND is not responsible for unintentional errors or omissions on its packaging. http://www.midlandradio.com - 24 -...

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