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Motorola Talkabout T5600 User Manual

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Models T5600, T5620, T5700, T5710, T5720


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  • Page 1 @6881042B60@ Models T5600, T5620, T5700, T5710, T5720 6881042B60-A...
  • Page 3: Introduction

    To register your product on-line, visit Please retain your original dated sales receipt for your records. For warranty service of your Motorola product, you will need to provide a copy of your dated sales receipt to confirm warranty status. Registration is not required for warranty coverage.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    FCC Licensing Information ..11 Control Buttons - Models T5600, T5700 ......12 Control Buttons - Models T5620, T5710, T5720 .
  • Page 5: Safety And General Information

    RF energy exposure only when transmitting (in terms of measuring standards compliance). 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 • International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP) 1998 • Ministry of Health (Canada) Safety Code 6. Limits of Human Exposure to Radio Frequency Electromagnetic Fields in the Frequency Range from 3 kHz to 300 GHz, 1999 •...
  • Page 7 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. Use of non- Motorola-approved accessories may exceed FCC/Health Canada RF exposure guidelines.
  • Page 8 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 9 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 10 Potentially Explosive Atmospheres Turn off your radio prior to entering any area with a potentially explosive atmosphere, unless it is a radio type especially qualified for use in such areas as “Intrinsically Safe.” Do not remove, install, or charge batteries in such areas. Sparks in a potentially explosive atmosphere can cause an explosion or fire resulting in bodily injury or even death.
  • Page 11 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 12 • 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 the USA or 1-888-390-6456 TTY (Text Telephone).
  • Page 13: Fcc Licensing Information

    FCC Licensing Information Your Motorola radio 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 GMRS frequencies obtain a radio license before operating their equipment.
  • Page 14: T5700

    Control Buttons - Models T5600, T5700 • 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 15: T5620, 5710, 5720 Control Buttons

    Control Buttons - Models T5620, T5710, T5720 • Turn radio on/off • Adjust volume LED Indicator Light • Talk • Save a setting • Transmit call tone Removable Front Cover Speaker • Select menu options • Exit the menu (when pressed while in a menu) •...
  • Page 16: Getting Started

    3 AA Alkaline batteries. A rechargeable battery upgrade kit, model number 53614, is available for these radios. For the dealer nearest you, call 1-800-353-2729 in the USA, or visit our website at Installing the NiCd Battery Pack 1. Follow step 1 above to remove the battery cover.
  • Page 17: Battery Meter

    Battery Meter The battery icon shows the battery charge level, from full When the battery is empty, the radio chirps periodically after releasing The radio powers 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.
  • Page 18 5. Plug the AC power supply into the plug on the desk stand. 6. Plug the AC power supply into a standard wall outlet. 7. Slide the radio into one of the charging pockets facing forward. To charge the battery pack separately from the radio: 1.
  • Page 19: Attaching The Belt Clip

    Attaching the Belt Clip 1. Align the belt clip post with the hole in the back of the radio. 2. Gently push until the clip clicks into place. Removing the Belt Clip 1. Push down on the release tab at the top of the belt clip to release the catch.
  • Page 20: Setting A Channel

    Setting a Channel Your radio has 22 channels. Channels 1-7 and 15-22 are 1 watt. Channels 8-14 are 0.5 watt. When the radio is on a 1 watt channel, z displays. When the radio is on a 0.5 watt channel, 1.
  • Page 21: Channels And Frequencies

    Channels and Frequencies Channel Frequency 462.5625 MHz GMRS/FRS 462.5875 MHz GMRS/FRS 462.6125 MHz GMRS/FRS 462.6375 MHz GMRS/FRS 462.6625 MHz GMRS/FRS 462.6875 MHz GMRS/FRS 462.7125 MHz GMRS/FRS 467.5625 MHz 467.5875 MHz 467.6125 MHz 467.6375 MHz Description Channel 467.6625 MHz 467.6875 MHz 467.7125 MHz 462.5500 MHz 462.5750 MHz...
  • Page 22: 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 23: 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 24: Locking The Keypad

    Locking the Keypad To avoid accidentally changing your radio settings, press and hold 3 seconds or until displays. You can turn the radio on and off, adjust the volume, receive, transmit, send a call tone, and monitor channels. All other functions are locked.
  • Page 25: Scan Advance

    Scan Advance If the radio stops scanning on a channel you do not want to listen to, briefly press and release to resume scanning for the next active channel. Removing Channels from the Scan List (Nuisance Delete Feature) To remove a channel so the radio does not stop on it while scanning, press and hold for at least 3 seconds, then release.
  • Page 26: Alerts

    To transmit your call tone to other radios set to the same channel and Interference Eliminator Code as your radio, press Notes • The T5600, T5620, and T5700 models have 5 call tones. The T5710 and T5720 models have 10 call tones. • Setting the call tone to 3 times.
  • Page 27: Transmitting A Talk Confirmation Tone

    QT Noise Filtering (Models T5700, T5710, T5720 Only) The QT noise filtering feature helps ensure uninterrupted communication with other Motorola T5000 Series radios that have this feature. This feature filters out unwanted transmissions from other radios. It is useful in places where there is heavy radio traffic, such as at an amusement park or ski resort.
  • Page 28 To transmit to a radio that has QT noise filtering turned on: 1. Select the same channel and Interference Eliminator Code as the other radio. 2. Press to send a call tone. This allows your voice to pass through the QT noise filter on the receiving radio.
  • Page 29: 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, call Motorola at 1-800-353-2729 in the USA or 1-800-739-7834 (TTY), or visit our website at
  • Page 30: Setting The Sensitivity Level (Models T5710, T5720 Only)

    2. Insert the plug of the audio accessory firmly into the accessory jack (see page 13). 3. Turn the radio on. 4. Lower the radio volume before placing the accessory on your head or in your ear. 5. To transmit, speak into accessory microphone. There is a short delay between the time you start talking and when the radio transmits.
  • Page 31: 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 33 (Models T5700, T5710, T5720 only) MOTOROLA and the Stylized M Logo are registered in the US Patent & Trademark Office. All other product or service names • Audible Call Tones 5 call tones (Models T5600,...