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Table of Contents Foreword ...ii FCC Licensing Information ...v Chapter 1 Introduction ... 1-1 Notations Used in This Manual... 1-1 Your DTR Series Radio ... 1-3 Getting Started ... 1-4 Menu Icons ... 1-4 Status Icons ... 1-4 Text Area ... 1-5 Display Options...
Selecting a Group ID... 4-5 Entering a Home Group Number (Contacts Only) ... 4-5 Selecting Group Only... 4-6 Entering a Ringer Type (Private Calls Only - not supported on DTR410) ... 4-6 Text Messaging (DTR510 / DTR610 only)... 4-7 Settings... 4-8 Radio History ...
Chapter 5 Cloning Mode ... 5-1 Entering Cloning Mode ... 5-1 Cloning Using the Cloning Cable... 5-1 Cloning by Sending a Contact (not supported by DTR410) ... 5-3 Chapter 6 Troubleshooting... 6-1 Chapter 7 Motorola Limited Warranty for the United States and Canada...
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Read this manual carefully and make sure you know how to properly operate radio before use. Changes or modifications not expressly approved by Motorola may void the user’s authority granted by the FCC to operate this radio and should not be made. To comply with FCC requirements, transmitter adjustments should be made only by or under the supervision of a person certified as technically qualified to perform transmitter maintenance and repairs.
The DTR Series radios provide cost-effective communications for businesses such as retail stores, restaurants, schools, construction sites, manufacturing, property and hotel management, and more. Motorola business two-way radios are the perfect communications solution for all of today’s fast-paced industries.
Your model number is shown on the radio lens above the display, and tells you the following information: PublicGroups Available PublicGroup Scan PrivateCall SMS Messaging Vibracall® Clock/Alarm Scroll List Call Forwarding Remote Disable Remote Monitor Remote Time Battery Life Charging Time Drop in Charging Tray April 27, 2005 DTR Features...
Introduction: Your DTR Series Radio Your DTR Series Radio Volume Controls Push-to-Talk (PTT) Button Menu Key Speaker Plug-in Charging and Connectivity Accessories 6881097C81-O Antenna Audio Jack Connect audio accessories Option Keys Use to select display options Home Key Use to exit the current menu and return to the idle screen Power Button Navigation Keys...
Getting Started Any time your radio is powered on, the display provides you with information and options. Text Area JOE SMITH 5:49pm 11/14 Contcs The display shown is in idle. The idle screen appears when your radio is on, but not engaged in any activity.
WARNING: Do not attempt to change or charge the battery in a hazardous atmosphere. To charge the battery, place the battery (with or without the radio) in a Motorola-approved charger. 6881097C81-O keys.
Charging the Radio While the radio is charging, the display lights and the battery status icon flashes to show the status. The battery will charge in approximately 1-3 hours, and battery gauge will show all segments and stop flashing when fully charged. Charging using the Drop-in Charging Tray NOTE: Use of the Drop-in Charging Tray is recommended for daily use.
Introduction: Attaching the Battery Charging a Radio and Battery using a Multi-Unit Charger A Multi-Unit Charger (MUC) is available separately (53960) which will charge up to 6 radios, batteries, or a combination of the two at the same time. When charging a radio in the MUC, the battery icon on the radio display shows the charging status. When charging a battery, the LED in front of the pocket indicates charging status.
Swivel Belt Holster 1. Slide the bottom of radio into the holster and push the top of the radio against it until it snaps into place. 2. To remove, push the tab located on top of the holster and pull the radio from it. NOTE: In case of loss, please contact your point-of-sale to request replacement part number 53961.
Introduction: Mini Keyboard Entering Text with the Mini Keyboard If you have attached the mini keyboard correctly and the keyboard bezel is installed on the keyboard base you can begin. Here are some important points to remember when using the mini keyboard. •...
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Introduction: Mini Keyboard Using Mini Keyboard Key Shortcuts You can perform most of your radio’s functions using the keys on the Motorola mini keyboard. Radio Key Left Option Right Option Extended Character Set The mini keyboard lets you enter special characters using a combination of keystrokes.
1-12 Other Special Characters To create other special characters, enter the keystrokes listed in the table below. Accent Example ß Æ ç or Ç Þ ðor Ð ø or Ø ¿ ¡ Accessories The DTR Series radios comes with a Lithium-Ion battery, Charger, and a Drop-in Charging Tray. Various accessories are available for use with your DTR Series radio, including holsters, hands-free accessories, headset accessories, a mini keyboard, and more.
Press to turn your radio on. The radio chirps and the display briefly shows Motorola. The display shows the radio Unit ID or Name, current Scroll list setting, time, date, and the available Option key selections. If the radio has been assigned a unique Unit Name, the name will display rather than the Unit ID for both the radio and any Contacts.
Selecting a Scroll List Contact In idle mode, use for one-touch communication. Viewing a Contact 1. From the main screen, press The Contact List screen appears with the first contact highlighted in the list. 2. Scroll to highlight the desired contact. 3.
• Private – One-to-one communication with another radio, requires adding a user to the Contacts List. DTR410 radios can make and receive PublicGroup calls only. Receiving a Call When a call is received, the radio chirps and the display shows the call type and transmitting caller’s user ID or name.
Call Alerts (DTR510 / DTR610 only) Sending a call alert lets the recipient know you want to talk to him or her. When you send a call alert, the recipient's radio emits a series of beeps, or vibrates, and displays your Unit Name or ID along with the time and date.
General Radio Operations: Text Messaging (DTR510 / DTR610 only) Text Messaging (DTR510 / DTR610 only) Your radio can send and receive short text messages to Private or Group contacts. Your radio must be on and within range to receive text messages. Receiving a Message When you receive a text message, “New Message Received”...
Replying to a Received Message Your radio has a number of pre-programmed Quick Notes available, or the mini keyboard can be used to create a response. Additional Quick Notes can be created and the existing ones modified/ deleted with the mini keyboard by selecting Text Messaging while in Programming Mode. 1.
General Radio Operations: Text Messaging (DTR510 / DTR610 only) Sending a Text Message Your radio can send and receive short text messages to Private or Group contacts, and has several pre-programmed Quick Notes available. The mini keyboard can be used to change, add additional, or delete these messages while in Programming Mode.
5. Press under Select to choose the message. The display shows the Contact and the message you want to send 6. To change the Contact you are sending to, press the Contact List. Scroll to select the correct Contact and press 7.
General Radio Operations: Text Messaging (DTR510 / DTR610 only) 4. Scroll to highlight the Mesg: option. Press 5. The Mesg: screen appears. Use the mini keyboard to enter your message. NOTE: The under Delete can be used to erase characters. Holding message.
2-10 Accessing the Main Menu 1. Press to access the Main Menu. The Main Menu appears. 2. Scroll through the available menu options. Highlight the desired menu option and press under Select. Main Menu Navigation Chart Recent Calls Main Menu Settings My Info to enter main menu...
General Radio Operations: Recent Calls Recent Calls This menu lists recent calls received and allows the user to view, alert or delete recent calls on the list. From the Main Menu, scroll to highlight Recent Calls and press Viewing a Recent Call 1.
2-12 Deleting Recent Calls 1. Scroll to highlight a recent call from the list. 2. Press . The Rec. Call Menu appears. NOTE: View only appears as a menu option for Private calls. 3. Scroll to highlight Delete to remove only the one call or Delete All to delete all recent calls and press under Select.
General Radio Operations: Settings Setting the Display From the Settings menu, scroll to highlight Display and press menu appears. From the Display menu, you can adjust the contrast and backlight time. Adjusting the Contrast 1. From the Display menu, scroll to highlight Contrast and press Contrast screen appears.
2-14 Setting VibraCall (DTR510 / DTR610 only) VibraCall allows you to set the radio to vibrate with no audio alert tones when text messages or call alerts are received. NOTE: This does not mute the audio for voice calls. 1. From the Settings menu, scroll to highlight VibraCall and press raCall screen appears.
General Radio Operations: Settings Setting the Time 1. From the Clock/Alarm Menu scroll to highlight Time and press Time screen is displayed. 2. Scroll to select the desired hour. NOTE: Press and hold 3. Press under --> to move to the minutes and scroll to select the desired minutes. 4.
2-16 Setting the Alarm Your DTR Series radio has an alarm feature that can be set to remind you of a recurring daily event. From the Clock/Alarm menu, scroll to highlight Set Alarm and press Alarm menu appears. The Set Alarm menu allows the Alarm to be turned Off or On and to set the Alarm Time. 1.
General Radio Operations: Settings 7. After completing the time setting press return to the previous menu. Setting the Volume The functions of the various selections are as follows: Ringer: volume level for all data status alerts such as Alert Tones and incoming SMS Messages. Turning VibraCall on changes this level to 0.
2-18 Setting the Speaker Volume 1. From the Volume menu, scroll to highlight Speaker and press Speaker screen appears. 2. Use the Volume Control keys to adjust the Speaker Volume as necessary and then press under OK to save the selection and return to the previous menu. Setting the Keypad Volume 1.
Chapter 3 Advanced Radio Operations Accessing the Advanced Menu The Advanced features are for managing your Scroll List, Call Forwarding, Remote Disable, Remote Monitor, and Remote Time. NOTE: Remote Disable, Remote Monitor, and Remote Time are not available, unless Manager Mode has been enabled in Programming Mode (DTR610 model only).
Scan The Scan feature allows your radio to monitor up to 5 PublicGroups per channel and switch to them when there is activity. Scan is turned On at the factory, but can be disabled by pressing CHANGE and selecting OFF. When Scan is OFF, you must select a PublicGroup in the Scroll List to hear any activity on it.
NOTE: Manager Mode must be enabled in order for a user to use this feature. Refer to page 4-8. Remote Disabling allows a user to remotely enable or disable another DTR Series radio (except DTR410) on their channel. The selected radio must be turned on and within range in order to be enabled or disabled.
Remote Time synchronizes the date and time to all other radios on your channel. Any receiving radio must have the transmitting radio User ID in their contact list to accept the time/date update. DTR410 radios do not support this feature.
Chapter 4 Radio Programming Program Menu Navigation Chart Contacts Program Menu Text Messaging** Settings to scroll through list to select display option to exit Program menu * DTR610 radio only. ** DTR510 / DTR610 only Display VibraCall** Scroll List Clock/Alarm Scan Lists Volume Call Forward**...
Although factory programmed with default PublicGroups, DTR Series radios require user-specific programming in order to fully benefit from their digital features. This occurs in a separate programming mode which allows access to modify and add contacts, update existing and add new quick notes, and access manager features (DTR610 only) such as Remote Disable and Remote Monitoring.
Radio Programming: Adding Contacts (DTR510 / DTR610 only) Adding Contacts (DTR510 / DTR610 only) 1. From the Program Menu, scroll to select Contacts and press tacts screen appears. 2. Scroll to select [New Contact] and press Call Type 1. From the Private screen, scroll to select Type and press screen appears.
Channel Your radio operates using frequency-hopping technology. Each "Channel" is a group of 50 frequencies. Your radio can transmit and receive on up to 10 channels, but Group messages will not be heard unless you are on the same channel. The home icon on the display indicates that your current scroll list setting is on your channel.
Radio Programming: Adding Contacts (DTR510 / DTR610 only) Programming a Unit ID (Private Calls Only) The unit ID of a private contact can be read over the air or entered using the mini keyboard. 1. Scroll to select ID and press 2.
Group Only entered. Entering a Ringer Type (Private Calls Only - not supported on DTR410) A unique alert tone can be identified for each radio in your contact list. There are 12 ringer tones that can be selected.
Radio Programming: Text Messaging (DTR510 / DTR610 only) Text Messaging (DTR510 / DTR610 only) NOTE: Entering or changing the Quick Notes requires the use of the mini keyboard (53967) which must be attached to the connector on the bottom of the radio. 1.
7. Scroll to select On and press Settings The settings for Display, VibraCall, Clock/Alarm, Volume, Scroll List, and Call Forward can also be utilized through Programming Mode. Refer to Chapters 2 and 3. Radio History 1. From the Program Menu, scroll to select Settings and press 2.
Radio Programming: Settings Language Your DTR Series radio allows English, French-Canadian, or Spanish language prompts. NOTE: Quick Notes are in English only. After entering Programming Mode, proceed as follows to change the language. 1. From the Program Menu, scroll to select Settings and press 2.
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Cloning mode is used to either add contacts wirelessly to other radios (Private or Groups, not supported on DTR410) or duplicate all radio settings to new radios (using the optional cloning cable). Cloning also allows all radios to maintain a contact list so that User Name is shown rather than User ID when receiving voice and data calls.
2. Connect the cloning cable to both radios. NOTE: The target radio must be turned on, but does not need to be in cloning mode. 3. Press under Clone to start the cloning. The “Cloning in Progress” screen is displayed followed by the “Cloning Successful”...
Cloning Mode: Cloning by Sending a Contact (not supported by DTR410) Cloning by Sending a Contact (not supported by DTR410) 1. From the Clone menu scroll to select Send Contact. Press Contact screen is displayed. 2. Scroll to select ADD:.
If cloning was successful, both the source and targets radios indicated “Programming Successful”. If over-the-cloning fails, the radio displays the failed member so the user can attempt cloning again. April 27, 2005 Cloning Mode: Cloning by Sending a Contact (not supported by DTR410) Send Contact Add:Security...
Target radio is out of range. At least one radio (Private or Group call) must be turned on and within range to transmit. The target radio is a DTR410 and does not support Private calls or data features like SMS and Alert.
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Motorola Limited Warranty for the United States and Canada: Patent Notice Patent Notice This product is covered by one or more of the following United States patents. 5896277 5894292 5864752 5699006 5742484 D408396 D399821 D387758 D389158 5894592 5893027 5789098 5734975 5861850 D395882 D383745...
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INDEX Accent Marks ............... . 1-11 Accessing Advanced Menu .
Using the Cloning Cable............. . .5-1 Sending a Contact .