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  • Page 2 Motorola, the Stylized M Logo, and all other trademarks indicated as such herein are Trademarks of Motorola, Inc. Reg. U.S. Pat. & Tm. Off. © 2007 Motorola, Inc. All rights reserved. Printed in the U.S.A.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS Contents ......1 Computer Software Copyrights ..4 Safety .
  • Page 4 Charging a High Capacity Battery..22 Drop-in Tray Charger LED Indicators . 23 Estimated Charging Time ..24 Charging a Radio and Battery Using a Multi- Unit Charger-MUC (Optional Accessory) .
  • Page 5 Frequency and Code Charts ..58 Motorola Limited Warranty ..62 Warranty information ....62 What Is Not Covered By The Warranty .
  • Page 6: Computer Software Copyrights

    COMPUTER SOFTWARE COPYRIGHTS The Motorola products described in this manual may include copyrighted Motorola computer programs stored in semiconductor memories or other media. Laws in the United States and other countries preserve for Motorola certain exclusive rights for copyrighted computer programs, including, but...
  • Page 7: Safety

    ATTENTION! This radio is restricted to occupational use only to satisfy FCC RF energy exposure requirements. For a list of Motorola-approved antennas, batteries, and other accessories, visit the following website which lists approved accessories: English...
  • Page 8: Batteries And Chargers Safety Information

    Other batteries may explode, causing personal injury and damage. Use of accessories not recommended by Motorola may result in risk of fire, electric shock, or injury. To reduce risk of damage to the electric plug and cord, pull by the plug rather than the cord when disconnecting the charger.
  • Page 9: Operational Safety Guidelines

    OPERATIONAL SAFETY GUIDELINES • Turn the radio OFF when charging battery. • The charger is not suitable for outdoor use. Use only in dry locations/conditions. • Connect charger only to an appropriately fused and wired supply of the correct voltage (as specified on the product).
  • Page 10: Radio Overview

    RADIO OVERVIEW PARTS OF THE RADIO Antenna Microphone Indicator Use ‘Menu’ button to lock keypad Front Buttons English LED Indicator OFF/ Volume Accessory Connector Model Label to scroll up/down through channels and menu setting Lithium-Ion Battery PTT (Push-to- Talk) Button SB1 - Monitor Button SB2 - Scan/...
  • Page 11: On/Off/Volume Knob

    ON/OFF/Volume Knob Used to turn the radio ON or OFF and to adjust the radio’s volume. Microphone Speak clearly into the microphone when sending a message. Antenna The radio’s antenna is non-removable. Accessory Connector Used to connect compatible audio accessories. Model Label Indicate the model of the radio LED Indicator...
  • Page 12: Side Buttons

    • Programmable Button Default set to generate the current programmed call tone. • Programmable Button Default set to preset channel 1 • Programmable Button Default set to preset channel 2 Note: A short press of either preset button (B or C) tunes the radio to the preset channel and the radio will play a good chirp.
  • Page 13 The model number of the radio is shown on the front of the radio, underneath the Frequency Model Band XTNiD PMR446 speaker, and tells you the following information: Transmit Power Number of...
  • Page 14: Batteries And Chargers

    25% discharge, lasts even longer. Motorola batteries are designed specifically to be used with a Motorola charger and vice versa. Charging in non-Motorola equipment may lead to battery damage and void the battery warranty. The battery should be at about 77°F (25°C) (room temperature),...
  • Page 15: Battery Recycling And Disposal

    Contact your local waste management agency for specific requirements and information in your area. Motorola fully endorses and encourages the recycling of Li-Ion batteries. In the U.S. and Canada, Motorola participates in the nationwide Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC) program for Li-Ion battery collection and recycling.
  • Page 16: Installing The Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) Battery

    Installing the Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) Battery slots Turn OFF the radio. With the Motorola logo side up on the battery pack, fit the tabs at the bottom of the battery into the slots at the bottom of the radio’s body. Press the top part of the battery towards the radio until a click is heard.
  • Page 17: Alkaline Battery Pack (Optional Accessory)

    Alkaline Battery Pack (optional accessory) Installing Alkaline Battery Turn OFF the radio, if it is turned ON. Remove Li-Ion battery Assemble alkaline battery pack (optional accessory) in the same steps as installing the Li-Ion battery pack. Remove battery door from alkaline battery pack.
  • Page 18: Power Supply, Adaptors And Drop-In Tray

    Power Supply, Adaptors and Drop-in Tray Charger Drop-in Tray Charger Your radio comes with one Drop-in Tray Charger, one Power Supply (also known as "transformer") and a set of adaptors. Your power supply, has a "switchable" capability which allows to suit any of the adaptors that comes with your radio package.
  • Page 19: Installing Spring Action Belt Clip

    When acquiring additional chargers or power supplies, make sure you have similar drop-in tray chargers and power supplies set. For part number details refer to “Chargers” on page 65. Installing Spring Action Belt Clip Slide the spring action belt clip rails into the belt clip grooves on the back of the battery pack and slide it down until the belt clip tab snaps into place.
  • Page 20 The following chart summarizes battery life estimations: Li-Ion Battery Life Li-Ion Battery Life with Battery Save feature ON Battery Standard High Capacity Note: Battery life is estimated based on 5% transmit/ 5% receive/ 90% standby standard duty cycle. English Alkaline Battery Life The following chart provides estimations about the Battery Life using the Alkaline Batteries: Alkaline Battery Life...
  • Page 21: Charging The Battery

    100%-70% 70%-30% 30%-0% 100%-70% 70%-30% 30%-0% Charging the Battery To charge the battery (with the radio attached), place it in a Motorola-approved Drop-in Tray Single Unit Charger or Drop-in Tray Multi-Unit Charger. Charging with the Drop-in Tray Single Unit Charger...
  • Page 22: Charging A Stand-Alone Battery

    Charging a Stand-Alone Battery To charge a battery whilst not attached to the radio - at step 4 above, insert the battery into the tray, with the inside surface of the battery facing the front of the charger, as shown. Ensure the slots in the battery correctly engage in the charger.
  • Page 23: Identifying The Drop-In Charger's Position Before Charging Battery

    Identifying the Drop-In Charger’s Position Before Charging Battery Adjustable bracket Adjustable bracket Standard High and Ultra High Capacity English...
  • Page 24: Charging A High Capacity Battery

    Charging a High Capacity Battery Removable To convert the charger from the default setup to accommodate the high capacity: Squeeze both tabs on each side of the removable bracket in the drop-in charger tray carefully and lift the bracket from the charger tray.
  • Page 25: Drop-In Tray Charger Led Indicators

    Drop-in Tray Charger LED Indicators Status LED Status Steady red indication for 3 Power ON seconds Charging Blinking red (slow) Charging Steady red indication Complete Battery Fault(*) Blinking red (fast) Notes: • (*) Normally re-seating the battery pack will correct this issue. •...
  • Page 26: Estimated Charging Time

    Estimated Charging Time The following table gives the estimated times to charge the battery. For further details, see “Accessories” on page 64. Estimated Charging Time Battery Capacity Charging Solution Standard Rapid Charging 1.5 hours Solution English Charging a Radio and Battery Using a Multi- Unit Charger-MUC (Optional Accessory) High The Multi-Unit Charger (MUC) allows drop-in...
  • Page 27 Adjust the removable bracket for battery type, if necessary. Insert the radio or battery into the charging pocket. Notes: • This Multi-Unit Charger will also allow you to clone up to 3 radios (3 "Source" radios and 3 "Target" radios). •...
  • Page 28: Getting Started

    GETTING STARTED For the following explanation refer to “Parts of the radio” on page 8. TURNING RADIO ON/OFF Turn the ON/OFF/Volume Knob clockwise to turn ON the radio. The radio chirps and the LED briefly blinks red. To turn the radio OFF rotate the ON/OFF/ Volume Knob counterclockwise until you hear a "click"...
  • Page 29: Selecting A Channel

    SELECTING A CHANNEL Your radio offers different number of conventional channels. To select a channel, press the buttons until you reach the desired channel. Program each channel separately. Each channel has its own Frequency, Interference Eliminator Code and Scan Settings. TALKING AND MONITORING It is important to monitor for traffic before transmitting to ensure that you do not "talk...
  • Page 30: Signal Strength Indicator And Channel Busy

    Signal Strength Indicator and Channel Busy Indicators When there is activity on a frequency the radio displays the strength indicator icon the radio LED blinks rapidly. The radio signal strength icon can change from 1 (weakest) to 6 (strongest) depending on the radio reception coverage.
  • Page 31 To establish proper two-way radio communication, the channel, frequency, and interference eliminator codes must be the same on both radios. This will depend on the stored profile that has been preprogrammed on the radio: Channel: Current channel that the radio is using, depending upon radio model.
  • Page 32 RADIO LED INDICATORS RADIO STATUS Channel Alias Edit Channel Busy Cloning Mode Cloning In Progress Fatal Error at Power up Low Battery Low Battery Shutdown Monitor Power-Up ‘Idle’ Programming Mode / Channel Mode Scan Mode Transmit (Tx)/Receive (RX) Note: Channel Alias Edit only applies to Display Models English LED INDICATION Red heartbeat...
  • Page 33: Hands-Free Use/Vox

    Lower radio volume BEFORE placing accessory near ear. To transmit, speak into accessory microphone and to receive, stop talking. You can disable VOX operation by pressing M or removing the audio accessory. Note: To order accessories, contact your Motorola dealer. English...
  • Page 34: Hands Free Without Accessories (Ivox)

    VOX/iVOX sensitivity levels, please refer to " “MENU Options” on page 33". • Note: The iVOX feature is available only on display models XTNiD. English Battery Save Battery Save feature extends the battery life as will blink.
  • Page 35: End Of Transmission Tone

    End of Transmission Tone (Roger Beep Tone) Short press the SB1 button while turning ON the radio to enable/disable End of Transmission Tone. Note: This setting is set to OFF by default. Keypad Beeps Keypad Beeps can be enabled/disabled by short pressing SB2 button (until radio beeps a "chirp") while turning ON the radio.
  • Page 36: Setting Vox / Ivox Sensitivity

    • long press the PTT button to save and exit or • turn OFF radio to exit without saving changes. When there is no activity for more than ten seconds, MENU mode will time out. Setting VOX / iVOX sensitivity The VOX/iVOX sensitivity can be adjusted via the MENU as well as the CPS.
  • Page 37 Battery Type Menu Only if the battery pack is not detected, the radio will allow changes to the battery type setting from either Lithium-Ion or Alkaline. To change the setting, press the MENU button as many times as needed until the radio flashes the current battery type (either "LITHIUM"...
  • Page 38 Microphone Gain Menu Microphone Gain Menu The sensitivity of the microphone can be The sensitivity of the microphone can be adjusted to fit different users or operating adjusted to fit different users or operating environments. environments. Press MENU buttons as many times as Press MENU buttons as many times as needed until the radio displays the solid letters needed until the radio displays the solid letters...
  • Page 39 Press MENU buttons as many times as needed until the radio displays the solid letters "MIC" on and blinks the current radio microphone gain. The VOX icon will be displayed. Press the toggle up/down button to cycle through the microphone gain settings which are similar to the Microphone Gain Menu.
  • Page 40: Programming Features

    PROGRAMMING FEATURES ENTERING PROGRAMMING MODE To enter ‘Programming Mode’, press and hold both the PTT button and the SB1 button simultaneously for three seconds, while turning ON the radio. A unique tone will sound, indicating that the radio has entered ’Programming Mode’...
  • Page 41: Programming Rx (Reception) Frequencies

    Programming Mode. • If you're in ’Idle’ Programming Mode and wish to exit the ’Programming Mode’, long press the PTT button (to be back to normal radio operation). • Whenever you wrap around to the beginning of the Programming Mode options, your radio's changes will be automatically saved, even if you turn OFF the radio.
  • Page 42: Dpl)

    MENU to scroll through the options until you reach the ‘Code Programming Mode’. The radio display will show the blinking CTCSS/ DPL code as follows:. To program the desired code, scroll up/down with the buttons until you get the CTCSS/DPL code value you want to set up. Long press the PTT button to exit and save.
  • Page 43: Programming Scramble L

    PROGRAMMING SCRAMBLE L The scramble feature makes your transmissions sound garbled to anyone listening without the same scramble code. It doesn't guarantee confidentiality, but it adds an extra layer of privacy. Scramble default value is OFF. Once you have entered ’Programming Mode’ and selected the channel in which you want to enable scramble (L), scroll up/down through the programming options by short pressing the...
  • Page 44: Programming Call Tones

    button until you reach the ‘Max Channel Programming Mode’:. The radio display will blink the current maximum number of channels programmed. To program the maximum number of channels use the buttons until you locate the desired setting. Long press the PTT button to save and exit.
  • Page 45: Programming Microphone Gain Level

    buttons. Each time you select a different setting your radio will sound the call tone selected (except for setting "0"). Once you have selected the tone you want to program, long press the PTT button to exit and save or short press the PTT button to move to the next programming feature without saving Note: The values available for call tones are...
  • Page 46: Level

    PROGRAMMING MICROPHONE ACCESSORY GAIN LEVEL To configure the Accessory Microphone Gain Level, enter ’Programming Mode’ and scroll through the programming options by short pressing the PTT button. The current accessory microphone gain level setting will be blinking. You can select the desired gain level (1=Low gain,2= Medium gain or 3= High gain) by pressing the buttons.
  • Page 47: Programming Buttons

    on the display, indicating that you can choose your setting. To set the channel number, press buttons until you reach the desired channel number. Once you have selected the channel, proceed to enable ("YES") or disable ("NO") the scan feature by toggling the SB2 (*) button.
  • Page 48: Editing Channel Alias Name

    EDITING CHANNEL ALIAS NAME To edit a channel’s alias, turn ON the radio and press and hold the PTT button and the buttons for 3 seconds. Upon entering the ‘Channel Alias Mode’, the radio will generate a special beep. You will see the current channel alias name and channel number blinking as follows: Choose the channel number you want to edit...
  • Page 49: Nuisance Channel Delete

    and lower case, press the A button. Note that the supported lower case characters are: b, c, d, g, h, i, l, o, r, u. • Pressing the C button will allow you to insert special characters and numbers in the following order: 0 - 9 * {}? &%.
  • Page 50: Cps (Computer Programming Software)

    CPS (COMPUTER PROGRAMMING SOFTWARE) Radio to be programmed Connector Drop-in Charger Tray Programming Mini-connector Cable XTNi™ Series radios have the capability to be programmed by using the CPS. To do so, connect the radio via the Drop-in Charger Tray and CPS Programming Cable as shown in the picture above.
  • Page 51: Battery Type Setting

    "OFF" in either 60, 120 or 180 seconds. The "time-out" timer can also be disabled. Battery Type Setting The XTNi™ series radio can be powered by either Alkaline, Lithium-Ion cells or battery pack. The battery pack can be detected at power-up and the corresponding battery level will be shown on the radio's display.
  • Page 52: Cloning Radios

    CLONING RADIOS You can copy XTNi™ Series radio profiles from one Source radio to a Target radio by using: One Multi Unit Charger (optional accessory) Two single unit chargers and a Radio-to- Radio cloning cable (optional accessory) the CPS Cloning with a Multi-Unit Charger (MUC) To clone radios using the MUC, there must be at least two radios: •...
  • Page 53 Paired target radios and source radios must be of the same band (UHF or VHF), type (Display or non- W A R N I N G Display) and region. Cloning Radio using the Radio to Radio (R2R) Cloning Cable (optional accessory) Operating Instructions 1.
  • Page 54: What To Do If Cloning Fails

    (same frequency band, same front panel (display/non display), same region and same transmission power). Attention: This cloning cable is designed to operate only with compatible Motorola RLN6170 (Rapid) Single Unit Charger. When ordering Cloning Cable please refer to P/N RLN6303. For details about accessories...
  • Page 55 To order the CPS, see ‘Software Applications on page 64’ for the CPS part number. Cloning Radios using the CPS (Computer Programming Software) You will need to have the CPS, Drop-in Tray Charger and the CPS Programming Cable. Information on how to clone using the CPS is available in the CPS Programming Cable Accessory Leaflet as well as the CPS Help menu.
  • Page 56: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING Symptom No Power Hearing other noises or conversation on a channel Message Scrambled Limited talk range English Try this Recharge or replace Li-Ion battery. Replace or reposition AA batteries. Extreme operating temperatures affect battery life. Refer to "About the Li-Ion Battery" on page 12. Confirm Interference Eliminator Code is set.
  • Page 57 Symptom Confirm radios have the same Channel, Frequency, Interference Eliminator Code and Scramble Code settings. Recharge, replace and/or reposition batteries. Refer to ""About the Li-Ion Battery" on Message not transmitted/ page 12. Obstructions and operating indoors, or in vehicles, may received interfere: change location.
  • Page 58 Symptom Cannot activate VOX Battery doesn't charge although it has been placed in the drop-in charger for a while Note: XTNi™ series radios can be programmed using CPS software. This special software can set up features or restrict values in your radio. Whenever a feature in your radio seems not to correspond to the default or preprogrammed values, find out if your radio have been programmed using CPS with a customized profile.
  • Page 59: Use And Care

    USE AND CARE Use a soft damp cloth to clean the exterior If the radio is submerged in water... Turn radio OFF and remove batteries Do not immerse Do not use alcohol or in water cleaning solutions Dry with soft cloth Do not use radio until completely dry English...
  • Page 60: Frequency And Code Charts

    Code information. These charts are useful Freq # Note: Code 754 corresponds to PL Code 121. English when using Motorola XTNi™ Series two-way radios with other business radios. Most of the frequency position are the same as Spirit M, GT, S, XTN Series Frequencies.
  • Page 61 CTCSS 67.0 71.9 74.4 77.0 79.7 82.5 85.4 88.5 91.5 94.8 97.4 100.0 103.5 Note: (*) New CTCSS code. CTCSS CTCSS 107.2 110.9 114.8 118.8 127.3 131.8 136.5 141.3 146.2 151.4 156.7 162.2 CTCSS 167.9 173.8 179.9 186.2 192.8 203.5 210.7 218.1 225.7...
  • Page 62 Code English DPL Codes (cont.) Code Code...
  • Page 63 Code DPL Codes (cont.) Code Code English...
  • Page 64: Motorola Limited Warranty

    Please return your radio to your dealer or retailer to claim your warranty service. Do not return your radio to Motorola. To be eligible to receive warranty service, you must present your receipt of purchase or a comparable substitute proof of purchase bearing the date of purchase.
  • Page 65 • Defects or damage due to range. • Defects or damage due to moisture, liquid or spills. • All plastic surfaces and all other externally exposed parts that are scratched or damaged due to normal use. • Products rented on a temporary basis. •...
  • Page 66: Accessories

    ACCESSORIES AUDIO ACCESSORIES Part No. Description 00115 Remote Speaker Mic BR 00168 Lightweight headset 00117 Headset w/Swivel Boom Mic 00118 Earbud w/Clip PTT Mic BR BATTERY Part No. Description RLN6306 Alkaline Battery Frame RLN6351 Standard Li-Ion Battery High Capacity Li-Ion RLN6305 Battery English...
  • Page 67: Chargers

    European Note: (*) Attention: Certain accessories may be or may not be available at the time of purchase. Please contact your Motorola point of purchase or visit or radios/business for latest information on accessories. (**) European Rapid Charging Kit includes Power Supply, Drop-in Tray Charger, and AC Pin adaptors.
  • Page 69 MOTOROLA, the Stylized M Logo,XTNi™ Series and all other trademarks indi- cated as such herein are trademarks of Motorola, Inc. ® Reg. U.S. Pat. & Tm. Off. All other product or service names are the property of their respective owners. ©...