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Motorola Talkabout T4800 User Manual

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  Summary of Contents for Motorola Talkabout T4800

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Safety and General Information ... 2 FCC Licensing Information...10 Control Buttons...11 Getting Started ...13 Installing the the AA Batteries ...13 Installing the NiCd Battery Pack ...13 Battery Meter...14 Attaching the Belt Clip ...15 Removing the Belt Clip...15 Turning Your Radio On and Off ...16 Setting the Volume ...16 Setting a Channel ...16 Channels and Frequencies ...17...
  • Page 3: Safety And General Information

    RF energy exposure only when transmitting (in terms of measuring standards compliance). Exposure To Radio Frequency Energy Your Motorola two-way radio complies with the following RF energy exposure standards and guidelines: • United States Federal Communications Commission, Code of Federal...
  • Page 4 • 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 • International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP) 1998 • Ministry of Health (Canada) Safety Code 6. Limits of Human Exposure to Radiofrequency Electromagnetic Fields in the Frequency Range from 3 kHz to 300 GHz, 1999 •...
  • Page 5 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 6 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. Aircraft When instructed to do so, turn off your radio when on board an aircraft.
  • Page 7 Medical Devices - Hearing Aids Some digital wireless radios may interfere with some hearing aids. In the event of such interference, you may want to consult your hearing aid manufacturer to discuss alternatives. Other Medical Devices If you use any other personal medical device, consult the manufacturer of your device to determine if it is adequately shielded from RF energy.
  • Page 8 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 Antennas Do not use any portable radio that has a damaged antenna.
  • Page 9 5. To reduce the risk of electric shock, unplug the charger from the outlet before attempting any maintenance or cleaning. 6. Use of an attachment not recommended or sold by Motorola may result in a risk of fire, electric shock, or personal injury.
  • Page 10 • The cord size is 18 AWG for lengths up to 100 feet, and 16 AWG for lengths up to 150 feet. 9. The supply cord of this charger cannot be replaced. If the cord is damaged, call Motorola Product Services at 1-800-353-2729 in USA or 1-888-390-6456 TTY (Text Telephone).
  • Page 11: Fcc Licensing Information

    1-800-418-3676 Or: http://www.fcc.gov 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...
  • Page 12: Control Buttons

    Control Buttons - Model T4800 • Turn radio on/off • Adjust volume LED Indicator Light • Talk • Save a setting • Transmit call tone Speaker • Select menu options • Exit the menu (when pressed while in a menu) •...
  • Page 13 Control Buttons - Model T4900 • Turn radio on/off • Adjust volume LED Indicator Light • Talk • Save a setting • Transmit call tone Removeable front cover Speaker • Select menu options • Exit the menu (when pressed while in a menu) •...
  • Page 14: Getting Started

    2. Insert 3 AA Alkaline batteries as shown on the inside of the battery compartment. 3. Reposition the battery cover and press down to secure. Note: The T4800 and T4900 model radios can use a NiCd rechargeable battery instead of 3 AA Alkaline batteries. A rechargeable battery upgrade kit, is available for these radios.
  • Page 15: Battery Meter

    Battery Meter The battery icon shows the battery charge level, from full the battery is empty, the radio chirps periodically after releasing off when the voltage drops below a predetermined level to protect the rechargeable battery. Note: Remove the batteries before storing your radio for extended periods of time. Batteries corrode over time and may cause permanent damage to your radio.
  • Page 16: Attaching The Belt Clip

    Notes • The light on the charging base will glow continuously when radio/battery is inserted. • When moving between hot and cold temperatures, do not charge the battery until the battery temperature acclimates (usually about 20 minutes). • For optimal battery life, remove the radio or battery from the charger within 16 hours.
  • Page 17: Turning Your Radio On And Off

    Turning Your Radio On and Off Turn clockwise to turn the radio on and counterclockwise to turn the radio off. The radio chirps and the display briefly shows all feature icons available on your radio. The display then scrolls through the available channels and Interference Eliminator Codes.
  • Page 18: Channels And Frequencies

    Channels and Frequencies Channel Frequency 462.5625 MHz 462.5875 MHz 462.6125 MHz 462.6375 MHz 462.6625 MHz 462.6875 MHz 462.7125 MHz 467.5625 MHz 467.5875 MHz 467.6125 MHz 467.6375 MHz Description Channel GMRS/FRS GMRS/FRS GMRS/FRS GMRS/FRS GMRS/FRS GMRS/FRS GMRS/FRS Frequency Description 467.6625 MHz 467.6875 MHz 467.7125 MHz 462.5500 MHz...
  • Page 19: Talking And Listening

    Talking and Listening To communicate, all radios in your group must be set to the same channel and Interference Eliminator Code. To talk, press and hold . Hold the radio 2 to 3 inches away from your mouth when talking. When you finish talking, release (press to talk, release to listen).
  • Page 20: Special Features

    Special Features Interference Eliminator Code Interference Eliminator Codes help minimize interference by providing you with a choice of code combinations. To set the code for a channel: 1. Press until the code starts to flash. 2. Press to select the code. 3.
  • Page 21: Scanning Channels (T4900 Only)

    Scanning Channels (Model T4900 Only) Use scanning to monitor channels and codes for transmissions or to find someone in your group who has accidentally changed channels. To start scanning, briefly press and release When the radio detects channel activity, it stops scanning and you can hear the transmission.
  • Page 22: Alerts

    To transmit your call tone to other radios set to the same channel and Interference Eliminator Code as your radio, press Notes • The T4800 and T4900 models have 3 call tones. • Setting the call tone to 3 times. The current call tone setting flashes and...
  • Page 23: Transmitting A Talk Confirmation Tone

    Transmitting a Talk Confirmation Tone You can set your radio to transmit an unique tone when you finish transmitting. It's like saying Roger or Over to let others know you are finished talking. • To turn talk confirmation on, press and hold you release after transmitting, your call tone transmits and •...
  • Page 24: Accessories

    Accessories There are many accessories (sold separately) available for your radio. For more information, refer to the brochure included with your radio, contact the place of purchase. Using Audio Accessories 1. Turn the radio off. Plug the accessory connector into the jack. See page 11 and 12 for the location of the accessory jack on your radio.
  • Page 25: 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 America and Canada.
  • Page 26: Copyright Information

    Manufactured, distributed or sold by Giant International Ltd., official licensee for this product. Motorola, the Motorola logo trademarks and the Motorola trade dress are owned by Motorola, Inc. and are used under license from Motorola, Inc. Please contact Giant International Ltd. at 800-638-5119 for questions/comments, warranty, support, or service related to this product.
  • Page 27: Warranty

    This limited warranty is a consumer’s exclusive remedy, and applies as follows to new Motorola branded Products, Accessories and oft- ware manufactured by (Giant International Ltd.), and purchased by consumers in...
  • Page 28 Accessories for commercial purpos- es or subjecting the Product or Accessory to abnormal usage or conditions; or (d) other acts which are not the fault of Motorola or (Giant International Ltd.), are excluded from coverage. Use of Non-Motorola branded Products and Accessories. Defects...
  • Page 29 Unauthorized Service or Modification. Defects or damages resulting from service, testing, adjustment, installation, maintenance, alteration, or modification in any way by someone other than Motorola, (Giant International Ltd.) or its authorized service centers, are excluded from coverage. Altered Products. Products or...
  • Page 30 Products Covered Length of Coverage B. Software. B. Ninety (90) days Applies only to from the date of physical defects purchase. in the media that embodies the copy of the software (e.g. CD-ROM, or floppy disk). Who is covered? This warranty extends only to the first consumer purchaser, and is not transferable.
  • Page 31 (d) the name and location of the installation facility (if applicable) and, most importantly; (e) your address and telephone num- ber. What Other Limitations Are There? ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND Canada Two-Way radio 1-800-638-5119...
  • Page 32 Laws in the United States and other countries preserve for Motorola certain exclusive rights for copyrighted Motorola software such as the exclusive rights to reproduce and distribute copies of the Motorola software.
  • Page 33 GMRS License Required. Motorola, the Stylized M Logo, and other Motorola trademarks and trade dress are owned by Motorola, Inc. and are used under license from Motorola, Inc. MOTOROLA and the Stylized M Logo are registered in the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office.

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