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Motorola Talkabout T5320 User Manual

Motorola two-way radio t5320, t5410, t5420 user's guide
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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 ......1 Getting Started ..... . 9 Turning On/Off Your Radio .
  • Page 5: Safety

    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 • 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 • 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 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 12 6. To reduce the risk of electric shock, unplug the charger from the outlet before attempting any maintenance or cleaning. 7. Use of an attachment not recommended or sold by Motorola may result in a risk of fire, electric shock, or personal injury.
  • Page 13: Getting Started

    Channel – your message may not be completely heard. Try changing the Channel to avoid Channel congestion or use the (T5320 and T5420) to check for Channel activity. If you hear static while holding down ;...
  • Page 14: Product View

    • Lock the keypad (when held down and not in a menu) • Exit the menu (when pressed while in a menu) Accessory Jack Cover (T5320 and T5420) or (T5410) to: • Monitor Channel Activity • Scroll through menus Microphone...
  • Page 15: Power

    Power Batteries T5320, T5410, and T5420 radios operate with 3 AA Alkaline batteries or a NiCd rechargeable battery. A Rechargeable Upgrade Kit, model no. 53614 is available for your radio. Call 1-800-353-2729 (USA) or 1-800-461-4575 (Canada) for the dealer nearest you or visit our website:
  • Page 16: Battery Life

    Battery Life The following chart lists the approximate battery life during Two-way use* for AA Alkaline and NiCd batteries. Battery Type AA Alkaline NiCd *Two-way use is defined as 90% standby time, 5% talk time, and 5% receive time. Note: Remove batteries before storing your radio for extended periods. Batteries corrode over time and may cause permanent damage to your radio.
  • Page 17 6. Slide the radio into one of the Desk Stand charging pockets facing forward. The red light will glow if the radio is properly inserted. 7. The radio/battery will be fully charged within 14 hours. You can also charge the battery pack separately from the radio, as follows: 1.
  • Page 18: Talking And Listening

    It is recommended that you do not use the radios closer than 5 feet apart. Optimal Range Outdoors Flat, open areas ). T5320 models do not have Interference and speak into the microphone. Medium Range Outdoors Buildings or trees...
  • Page 19: Channel

    T5410 or T5420 to to select the channel. Press to exit the menu and to save the (T5410) or (T5320 and T5420) until you reach clockwise to increase and counterclockwise again...
  • Page 20: Monitor Button

    Monitor Button Pressing and holding (T5410) or (T5320 and T5420), lets you hear the radio’s volume level when you are not receiving so you can adjust the volume. It is also used to check activity on current Channel before transmitting.
  • Page 21: Keypad Lock

    Keypad Lock To avoid accidentally changing radio operation, press for 3 seconds. Now you will see the icon. This sequence locks the menu, , and Scan (T5410 Only) functions. Once locked, you will be able to turn the radio Off and On, increase or decrease Volume, transmit, send a call tone and monitor.
  • Page 22: Scan Advance

    The Call Tone obtains others’ attention before you start talking. Press users using the same Channel and Code will hear your Call Tone. T5320, T5410, and T5420 have 5 Call Tones from which to choose. Setting the Call Tone to disables for at least 3 seconds.
  • Page 23: To Set The Call Tone

    Press to set new Call Tone. Roger Beep/Talk Confirmation Tone When you turn on this feature, your two-way radio transmits a unique tone when you finish transmitting. It’s like saying “Roger” or “Over” and lets others know you’re finished talking.
  • Page 24: Hands-Free Use/Vox With Compatible Vox Accessories (T5420 Only)

    Hands-Free Use/VOX With Compatible VOX Accessories (T5420 Only) VOX allows you to transmit “hands-free” by talking while using VOX accessories connected to the radio. See the Motorola Talkabout Accessory Brochure for the available VOX accessories. • Turn radio Off. •...
  • Page 25: Belt-Clip(Included)

    Belt-clip(Included) Motorola T5320, T5410, and T5420 radios come with a swivel belt-clip. To Attach 1. Align belt-clip post with hole in the radio back. 2. Gently push until it clicks into place. To Remove 1. Push release tab on top of belt clip down to release catch.
  • Page 26: Troubleshooting

    There are many accessories (sold separately) available for T5320, T5410, and T5420 radios. For more information refer to the brochure we’ve included with your radio, contact place of purchase or call Motorola at: 1-800-353-2729 USA 1-800-461-4575 Canada 1-800-739-7834 (TTY) Troubleshooting...
  • Page 27 Shared Channel may be in use, try another. Conversation or Set Eliminator Code to Noise on a with a T5320. 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 28: 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 29: 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 30 • 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 31 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. Regardless of where you are instructed to return the Products, you must include: (a) a copy of your receipt, bill of sale or other comparable proof of purchase;...
  • Page 32 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 33 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...
  • Page 34 Products, as established by Motorola. Motorola will have no liability to you with respect to any claim of patent infringement that is based upon the combination of the Products or parts furnished under this limited warranty with ancillary equipment, as defined in VI., above.
  • Page 35 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 36: 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 37: 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 40 ® ® Motorola Talkabout WARNING CHOKING HAZARD @T5320T541T5420@ SMALL PARTS Not for children under 3 years. This product is not intended to be used T5320, T5410 & T5420 Proof of Purchase as a toy or plaything. ® ©...

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