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Motorola XU2100 User Manual

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User's Guide
Models XU1100, XU2100, XU2600,
XV1100, XV2100, and XV2600



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  • Page 1 User's Guide SERIES TWO-WAY RADIO @6864110R04@ Models XU1100, XU2100, XU2600, XV1100, XV2100, and XV2600 6864110R04-A...
  • Page 2: Introduction

    Introduction Thank you for purchasing a Motorola XSeries Radio. Your radio is a product of Motorola’s 70 plus years of experience as a world leader in the designing and manufacturing of communications equipment. The XSeries radios provide cost- effective communications for businesses such as retail stores, restaurants, schools, construction sites, manufacturing, property and hotel management and more.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Programming the Scramble Feature...34 Programming Bandwidth ...34 Programming the Available Channel ...35 Programming Call Tones ...35 Programming Microphone Gain...36 Editing the Scan List ...36 Cloning ...37 Motorola Limited Warranty ...53 Software Copyright Notice...61 Patent Notice...61 Export Law Assurances ...62 Index ...64...
  • Page 4: Fcc Licensing Information

    For questions on determining your radio frequency, please call Motorola Product Services at: 1-800-448-6686. 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...
  • 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 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 7 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 8 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 9: Getting Started

    Your model number is shown on the back of the radio above the battery door, and tells you the following information: Model Number Model Location XU1100 XU2100 XU2600 XV1100 XV2100 XV2600 Scan 6-channel models only...
  • Page 10: Installing The Nickel-Metal Hydride Battery

    2. With the Motorola logo side up, and the charge contacts facing the bottom of the radio, insert the top of the battery into the radio.
  • Page 11: Turning Your Radio On Or Off

    Turning Your Radio On or Off Turn P clockwise for On or counterclockwise for Off. The radio chirps and the display briefly shows all features and display segments of your XTN Series radio. Then the radio displays the current channel (larger number in the center) and the frequency assigned to that channel (on right).
  • Page 12: Understanding The Display

    6. Press [or ] to select A for alkaline batteries, or n for rechargeable AA cells. Note: This menu does not appear if the Motorola NiMH Battery is in use. *Please refer to the diagram and Battery Life on page 24.
  • Page 13: Charging With The Drop-In Charging Tray

    3. Plug the charger into a power outlet. Insert the battery or radio into the tray with the Motorola logo or radio front facing the front of the charger and the contacts facing down.
  • Page 14: Xtn Series Factory Defaults

    XTN Series Factory Defaults Your XTN radio is programmed at the factory to the following settings. If you need to change settings, refer to Programming Features on page 31. Channel Frequency • Code: On (1) • Call Tone: Off (0) •...
  • Page 15 Note: To order accessories, refer to:, call 1 (800) 448-6686, or contact your point of purchase. Without Accessories You can operate the Motorola XU2600 and XV2600 radios hands-free without a VOX accessory. 1. Enable VOX by pressing M while turning the radio on. g displays.
  • Page 16: Monitoring Channel

    Monitoring a Channel Check for channel activity. 1. Press and hold Q . You will hear static if the channel is clear and w 0 will display. 2. Press Q again to release. Scanning (XU2600 and XV2600 only) You can scan up to six channels and frequencies. When the radio detects activity, it stops scanning and locks in on the active channel.
  • Page 17: Frequencies And Bandwidths

    Programming Features You can change the following features by entering the programming mode (k). To talk with someone on your two-way radios, these settings must match: • Channel (XU2600 and XV2600 only) • Frequency • Interference Eliminator Code • Scramble code •...
  • Page 18: Programming The Interference Eliminator Code

    Programming the Interference Eliminator Code The Interference Eliminator Code helps minimize interference by providing you with code combinations, which filter out static, noise, and unwanted messages. 1. Enter Programming Mode as necessary, refer to “Entering Programming Mode” on page 31. 2.
  • Page 19: Programming The Available Channel

    4. Press and hold M to exit k. Note: Spirit GT radios operate at 12.5 kHz. The M Series radios may operate at 25.0 kHz or 12.5 kHz bandwidth if selectable. If you have questions on radio use, call 1-800-448-6686. Programming the Available Channel (XU2600 and XV2600 only) For applications requiring fewer channels, you can reduce the number of available channels from 6.
  • Page 20: Cloning

    1. Enter Programming Mode as necessary, refer to “Entering Programming Mode” on page 31. 2. Press \ until h displays and the channel and Y or n flashes. 3. Press [ or ] to increase or decrease the channel. 4. Press J to display either: Y to include the channel n to exclude the channel 5.
  • Page 21 Turning Battery Save off decreases battery life by approximately 20%. Toggle Phase Shift Changes your phase shift for optimal communication with other Motorola radios. 180° XTN Series (factory default), M Series, Spirit M-Series, and Radius SP21 240° Spirit HP and Radius SP50...
  • Page 22 Troubleshooting Symptom Try This: Recharge or replace battery 53871 battery (NTN8971 or NNTN4190). Reposition or replace alkaline batteries. For Nickel- No Power Metal Hydride batteries, “Installing the Nickel-Metal Hydride Battery” on page 17 or “Battery and Charging Options” on page 22. Make sure M is completely pressed while transmitting.
  • Page 23 Symptom Try This: Recharge or replace battery or batteries. Extreme operating Low batteries temperatures affect battery life. See “Battery Life” on page 24. Reinsert radio/battery. Charger light Clean battery/charger contacts. does not come Verify that the charging pin is inserted correctly. AA cells installed in radio, remove and replace with NiMH battery.
  • Page 24 Frequencies and Bandwidths The charts on the next few pages provide frequency information. These charts are useful when using Motorola X Series two-way radios with other business radios. Frequency Display Number is identical to Spirit M, GT and S-Series frequency position (where applicable).
  • Page 25 UHF Frequencies (Continued) Display Frequency Number (MHz) 462.9125 464.4875 464.5125 464.5375 464.5625 466.0375 466.0625 466.0875 466.1125 466.1375 466.1625 466.1875 466.2125 466.2375 Interference Eliminator Codes Display Code Number (Hz) 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 Carrier Squelch (0) disables interference eliminator codes.
  • Page 26 Digital Interference Eliminator Codes Display Digital Number Code Digital Interference Eliminator Codes (Continued) Display Digital Number Code Display Digital Display Number Code Number Display Digital Number Code Digital Code Display Digital Number Code...
  • Page 27: Verifying The M-Series Frequency And Code Setting

    United States and Canada What Does this Warranty Cover? Subject to the exclusions contained below, Motorola, Inc. warrants its telephones, pagers, and consumer and professional two-way radios (excluding commercial, government or industrial radios) that operate via Family Radio Service or General Mobile Radio Service, Motorola-branded or certified accessories sold for use with these Products (“Accessories”) and Motorola software contained on CD-ROMs or...
  • Page 28 (c) use of the Products or Accessories for commercial purposes or subjecting the Product or Accessory to abnormal usage or conditions; or (d) other acts which are not the fault of Motorola, are excluded from coverage. Use of Non-Motorola Products and Accessories. Defects or damage that result from the use of Non-Motorola branded or certified Products, Accessories, Software or other peripheral equipment are excluded from coverage.
  • Page 29 This warranty extends only to the first consumer purchaser, and is not transferable. What Will Motorola Do? Motorola, at its option, will at no charge repair, replace or refund the purchase price of any Products, Accessories or Software that does not conform to this warranty. We may use functionally equivalent reconditioned/refurbished/pre-owned or new Products, Accessories or parts.
  • Page 30 You will receive instructions on how to ship the Products, Accessories or Software, at your expense, to a Motorola Authorized Repair Center. To obtain service, you must include: (a) a copy of your receipt, bill of sale or other comparable proof of purchase;...
  • Page 31: Software Copyright Notice

    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 32: Export Law Assurances

    Export Law Assurances This product is controlled under the export regulations of the United States of America and Canada. The Governments of the United States of America and Canada may restrict the exportation or re-exportation of this product to certain destinations.
  • Page 33 Internal VOX...28, 36 Introduction ...1 Keepad tones ...39 Licensing information FCC ...5 Meter Battery ...24 Microphone gain ...28, 36 Monitor signal strength ...26, 29 M-Series ...32, 40, 51 Obstacles ...26 Operating radio...19 Plug Audio...27 Plug-in charger ...18 Product-related questions ...2 Programming mode ...31 Radio Clean ...44...
  • Page 34 XSeries Programming Quick Reference Radio On Visual \as needed, then [or ] Press \ until = displays. *Available Press [ or ] to select number of Channels available channels. Choose1, 2, 3, or Call Tone 0 = Off (default). Choose: 1 Low Sensitivity Microphone 2 Medium Sensitivity...
  • Page 35 MOTOROLA, the Stylized M Logo, XTN Series and all other trademarks indicated 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. © 2001, 2002 Motorola, Inc. All rights reserved. Printed in the U.S.A.

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