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Motorola Talkabout T4300 User Manual

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  • Page 3 Product registration is an important step toward enjoying your new Motorola product. Registering helps us facilitate warranty service, and permits us to contact you should your Motorola product require an update or other service. Registration is not required for warranty coverage. To register your product on-line, visit
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Safety and General Information ..1 Getting Started ....9 Turning On/Off Your Radio ..9 Radio Etiquette .
  • Page 5: Safety And General Information

    Push-to-Talk button; to receive (listen), release the Push-to-Talk button. Exposure To Radio Frequency Energy Your Motorola radio is designed to comply with the following national and international standards and guidelines regarding exposure of human beings to radio frequency electromagnetic energy: •...
  • Page 6: Portable Radio Operation And Eme Exposure

    • American National Standards Institute (ANSI) / Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) C95. 1-1992 • Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) C95.1-1999 Edition • National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements (NCRP) of the United States, Report 86, 1986 •...
  • Page 7 Body-worn Operation To maintain compliance with FCC/Health Canada RF exposure guidelines, if you wear a radio on your body when transmitting, always place the radio in a Motorola supplied or approved clip, holder, holster, case, or body harness for this product.
  • Page 8 ELECTROMAGNETIC INTERFERENCE/COMPATIBILITY Note: Nearly every electronic device is susceptible to electromagnetic interference (EMI) if inadequately shielded, designed or otherwise configured for electromagnetic compatibility. • FACILITIES To avoid electromagnetic interference and/or compatibility conflicts, turn off your radio in any facility where posted notices instruct you to do so. Hospitals or health care facilities may be using equipment that is sensitive to external RF energy.
  • Page 9 Persons with pacemakers should: • ALWAYS keep the radio more than six inches (15 centimeters) from their pacemaker when the radio is turned ON. • not carry the radio in the breast pocket. • use the ear opposite the pacemaker to minimize the potential for interference.
  • Page 10: Operational Warnings

    • Pull off the road and park before making or answering a call if driving conditions so require. OPERATIONAL WARNINGS • FOR VEHICLES WITH AN AIR BAG Do not place a portable radio in the area over an air bag or in the air bag deployment area.
  • Page 11: Operational Cautions

    BLASTING CAPS AND AREAS To avoid possible interference with blasting operations, turn off your radio when you are near electrical blasting caps, in a blasting area, or in areas posted: “Turn off two-way radio.” Obey all signs and instructions. OPERATIONAL CAUTIONS •...
  • Page 13: Getting Started

    Getting Started Turning On/Off Your Radio Push Power Display Button Radio Etiquette Your radio has multiple channels shared on a "take turns" basis. This means other groups may be talking on the channels. For uninterrupted communications, do not talk over someone who is already using the channel - your message may not be completely heard.
  • Page 14: Diagram Of Your Radio

    Diagram of Your Radio Display: Speaker: Microphone: • Talk • Save a setting Use ‰ to: • Transmit Call Tone • Adjust volume level • Scroll through menus • Change Channels • Monitor • Turn power On/Off...
  • Page 15: Power

    Power Batteries T4300 radios operate with 4 AAA Alkaline batteries. Installation 1. With back of radio facing you, lift Battery Cover Latch up to release. 2. Lift Battery Cover off. 3. Insert 4 AAA Alkaline batteries as shown. 4. Reposition Battery Cover.
  • Page 16: Talking And Listening

    Read this manual carefully and make sure you know how to properly operate radio before use. Motorola Talkabout two-way radios have 14 channels. To communicate with others, all radios in your group must be set to the same Channel ( FRS radios may have Interference Eliminator Codes, which must be turned Off or set for proper communication with T4300 radios.
  • Page 17: Channel

    Channel 1. With radio On, press , current Channel will begin to flash. 2. Use to change Channel while flashing. 3. Press to set new Channel. Volume Press to adjust your volume to a comfortable listening level. The speaker icon; will appear and a level set tone will be heard as you adjust the volume.
  • Page 18: Alerts

    On while pressing and holding Display Indicators • When your T4300 is waiting to receive a message, segments around the edge of the display will slowly rotate clockwise. • When you are receiving a call or the channel is busy, a solid ring around the edge of the display will blink.
  • Page 19: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Problem Solution No Power Reposition or replace batteries. Erratic Display Reposition or replace batteries. Make sure button is completely pressed while you transmit. Message Not Reposition or replace batteries. Transmitted Shared Channel may be in use, try another Channel. Confirm radios have same Channel settings and/or other Talkabout radios’...
  • Page 20 Problem Solution Hearing Other Conversation or Shared Channel may be in use, try another. Noise on a Channel. Steel/concrete structures, heavy foliage and use in buildings and in vehicles will decrease range. Check for clear line of sight to Limited Talk improve transmission.
  • Page 21: Use And Care

    Use and Care To clean the radio, use a Do not immerse Do not use alcohol soft damp cloth. in water. or cleaning solutions. If the radio gets wet... Turn it off and remove Dry with soft cloth. Battery Do not use until batteries.
  • Page 22: Limited Warranty

    What This Warranty Covers Defects in materials and workmanship in the following new “Products” manufactured, sold or certified by Motorola, with which this limited warranty is included in/on the package: (a) wireless cellular telephones, pagers and two-way radios that operate via “Personal Radio Service”...
  • Page 23 • Limited Lifetime Warranty Exception. The warranty is a limited lifetime warranty for the lifetime of ownership by the first end-user of the following products, only: (a) decorative covers, including bezel, PhoneWrap™ or case (any model); and (b) ear buds and boom headsets that transmit mono sound through a wire connection (this does not include ear buds or boom headsets that either transmit stereo sound or that are wireless, or both).
  • Page 24 Accessories and software -- call the number designated for the product with which they are used. You will receive instructions on how to ship the Products to Motorola or our designated resource. If instructed to ship the Products, you must ship them with freight, duties and insurance prepaid.
  • Page 25 Products that have: (a) serial numbers or date tags that have been removed, altered or obliterated; (b) board serial numbers that do not match each other, or board serial numbers that do not match the housing; or (c) nonconforming or non-Motorola housings or parts. Any of these voids the warranty.
  • Page 26 In no event shall Motorola be liable, whether in contract or tort (including negligence) for damages in excess of the purchase price of the Product, or for any indirect,...
  • Page 27 VIII.Patent and Software Provisions At Motorola’s expense, we will defend you, and pay costs and damages that may be finally awarded against you, to the extent that a lawsuit is based on a claim that the Products directly infringe a United States patent. Our obligation is conditioned on: (a) you notifying us promptly in writing when you receive notice of the claim;...
  • Page 28 Accessories and software -- call the telephone number designated above for the product with which they are used. DO NOT SHIP PRODUCTS TO THESE ADDRESSES – INSTEAD PLEASE CALL. To correspond with Motorola about the Products, please write us at or at: Motorola, Inc.
  • Page 29: Fcc License Not Required

    Motorola products may not be modified, reverse-engineered, distributed, or reproduced in any manner to the extent allowed by law. Furthermore, the purchase of the Motorola products shall not be deemed to grant either directly or by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license under the...
  • Page 30: Patent Information

    Patent Information This product is manufactured under 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 D389827 D389139 5929825 5926514 5953640 6071640 D413022 D416252 D416893 D433001 Export Law Assurances This product is controlled under the export regulations of the United States of...
  • Page 32 ® ® Motorola Talkabout T4300 WARNING CHOKING HAZARD @T4300@ SMALL PARTS Not for children under 3 years. This product is not intended to be used Proof of Purchase as a toy or plaything. ® ©...