Motorola XU1100 User Manual
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  • Page 1 SERIES TWO-WAY RADIO @6864110R04@ 6864110R04-O...
  • Page 3 User's Guide • Accessory Brochure • Warranty Card Motorola, the Stylized M Logo, and all other trademarks indicated as such herein are Trademarks of Motorola, Inc.  Reg. U.S. Pat. & Tm. Off. © 2001 Motorola, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Frequency and Code Charts ..25 Troubleshooting ....29 Motorola Limited Warranty ..33 Product Services: 1-800-353-2729 .
  • Page 5: Fcc Licensing Information

    1-800-418-3676 Or: Before filling out your application, you must decide which frequency(ies) you can operate on. See the Frequency and Code Charts on page 25. For questions on determining your radio frequency, please call Motorola Product Services at: 1-800-353-2729...
  • Page 6 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 or under the supervision of a person certified as technically qualified to perform transmitter maintenance and repairs in the private land mobile and fixed services as certified by an organization representative of the user of those services.
  • Page 7: Safety And General Information

    151-158 MHz, the XTN Series UHF radios operate in the frequency range of 461-469 MHz. When you communicate with XU1100 or XV1100 radios the output power level is 1.0 watt, with other XTN Series radios, the output power level is 2.0 watts...
  • Page 8: Portable Radio Operation And Eme Exposure

    DO NOT hold the antenna when the radio is “IN USE.” Holding the antenna affects the effective range. Two-Way Radio Operation When using your radio as a traditional two-way radio, hold the radio in a vertical position with the microphone two to three inches (5. 0 to 7.5 cm) away from the lips.
  • Page 9 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 10 Medical Devices Pacemakers The Advanced Medical Technology Association recommends that a minimum separation of 6 inches (15 centimeters) be maintained between a handheld wireless radio and a pacemaker. These recommendations are consistent with the independent research by, and recommendations of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
  • Page 11 Safety and General Use While Driving Check the laws and regulations on the use of radios in the area where you drive. Always obey them. When using your radio while driving, please: • Give full attention to driving and to the road. •...
  • Page 12 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 13 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 14 That the cord size is18 AWG for lengths up to 100 feet, and 16 AWG for lengths up to 150 feet. 10. The supply cord of this charger cannot be replaced. If the cord is damaged, call Motorola Product Services at: 1-888-390-6456 TTY (Text Telephone) viii 1-800-353-2729 (U.S.A.)
  • Page 15: Getting Started

    This User’s Guide covers several XSeries models, and may detail some features your radio does not have. 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...
  • Page 16: Diagram Of Radio And Functions

    Diagram of Your New XSeries Radio and its Functions Indicator Light Use B to: Transmit Call Tone Use M to: Exit a menu Use \to: Scroll through menus Lock the keypad Use T / *Access Presets Microphone Talk * XU2600 and XV2600 Only Use P (Power) to: Turn power On/Off Adjust radio volume...
  • Page 17: Installing The Nimh Battery

    • Slide and lift the battery door off. • Position the battery with the Motorola Logo side up, and the charge contacts are facing the bottom of the radio. Insert the top of the battery into the radio and push the battery up and into the battery compartment to fit tightly into place.
  • Page 18 Charging with the 10-Hour Charger Charge the NiMH battery overnight (16 hours) before using it for the first time, it will only need up to ten hours of charging thereafter. • Make sure the radio is Off. • Lift the Accessory Cover and plug the 10-Hour Charger (NNTN4077) firmly into the lower jack (small hole).
  • Page 19: Charging

    Drop- in Charging Tray separately. The battery’s contacts must face down and the Motorola Logo must face the front of Charger. • Connect the 10-Hour Charger...
  • Page 20: Installing Aa Alkaline Batteries

    Installing AA Alkaline Batteries Your radio can also use 4 AA batteries; alkaline cells provide up to 24 hours* of radio use. • Push the Ribbed Latch on the bottom of the radio away from the battery door. *Please refer to the diagram and Battery Life on page 5.
  • Page 21: Swivel Belt Holster

    Battery Life Watts NiMH 13 Hours 15 Hours Swivel Belt Holster Your radio includes a Swivel Belt Holster for your convenience, which allows both plug-in and drop-in charging. • Slide the bottom of radio into the holster until it snaps into place.
  • Page 22: Turning On/Off Your Radio

    Turning On/Off Your Radio Turn Display knob A diagram of your new XSeries radio and its functions are on page on page 4. Volume You can set the volume by adjusting the knob on the top of the radio; P. Note: Do not hold the radio too close to your ear when the volume is at a high setting.
  • Page 23: Operating Radio

    Operating Radio To check Channel activity, press the monitor button: J. If you hear static, then the channel is clear to use. Do not transmit if someone is speaking on the channel. • Press and hold M. and speak into the radio. To maximize clarity hold the radio two-to-three inches away from your mouth.
  • Page 24: Channel Busy

    Signal Strength Indicator/Channel Busy The radio displays w when there is activity on the Frequency, and the transmit light flashes once per second. When receiving, the display will show w and a signal strength of (weakest) through radio is moving out of range. Note: Obstacles that block the signal path may affect the strength of the incoming signal.
  • Page 25: Microphone Gain

    To transmit, speak into Accessory Microphone and to receive, stop talking. • VOX operation can be disabled by pressing M or removing audio accessory. Note: There is a short delay between when you start talking and the radio transmits. To order accessories, please refer to:
  • Page 26: Without Accessories

    Without Accessories (XU2600 and XV2600 Only) • Enable VOX by pressing M while turning the radio On. • VOX operation can be temporarily disabled by pressing M , g will flash. • A short press of M will re-enable VOX. Note: There is a short delay between when you start talking and the radio transmits.
  • Page 27: Scanning

    Scanning (XU2600 and XV2600 Only) Scan allows you to monitor other channels. When the radio detects activity, it stops scanning and locks in on the active Channel. This allows you to talk and listen to the person transmitting without changing channels. •...
  • Page 28: Setting The Battery Type

    • Press [ or ] until your choice of A or n displays. Note: *This menu will not appear if the Motorola NiMH Battery is in use. Lock Keypad To maintain settings and lock keypad, press \ for three seconds.
  • Page 29: Keypad Tones

    • If you don’t hear the Talk Confirmation Tone, you can enable it by pressing and holding ] as you turn on your radio. • To disable the End-of-Transmission Tone feature, turn your radio Off and then back On while pressing and holding ]. Keypad Tones Every time you press a button on your radio it beeps to confirm, unless you turn this feature off.
  • Page 30: Programming Mode

    Programming Mode The following table lists the functions you can set by pressing and holding a button while you are turning on your radio. Key(s) Pressed. M J P M \ P + ) + In order to talk with someone on your two-way radios, the following features need to be set exactly alike: 1.
  • Page 31 4. Scramble Code: Codes that make your transmissions sound garbled to anyone listening who is not set to that specific code. Please refer to Scramble Code on page 21. 5. Bandwidth: Some frequencies have selectable channel spacing, which must match other radios for optimum audio quality. The Cloning Feature used with the optional accessory 53879 Multi-Unit Charger (MUC) can help to duplicate radio settings easily for multiple radio use.
  • Page 32: Channel

    Channel (XU2600 and XV2600 Only) • Make sure k is accessed. Please refer to page 10. • The Channel number flashes. l and Code will display alternately. • Press [ or ] until the desired Channel is selected. Frequency • Press \ once, l indicator illuminates and the Frequency flashes.
  • Page 33: Scramble Code

    Scramble Code (2-watt models only) Your radio has the Scramble feature, which makes your transmissions sound garbled to anyone listening without the same code. It doesn’t guarantee confidentiality, but it adds an extra layer of privacy. • Make sure k is accessed. Please refer to page 11. •...
  • Page 34: Manager Lock

    Manager Lock This feature aids in preventing accidental or intentional changing of radio settings. All buttons with the exception of M, B and the Monitor feature will be unaccessible when Y is chosen. • Make sure k is accessed. Please refer to page 11. •...
  • Page 35: Cloning

    Cloning The X Series radios have cloning capability when connected via the 53879 Multi-Unit Charger (MUC). Cloning enables rapid fleet reconfiguration because all selectable settings are sent to the target unit. The Target radio must be placed behind the Source radio and turned On. Radios must be of the same band; UHF or VHF. Multi-channel models can Clone to single-channel radios, but only the first channel is cloned.
  • Page 36: 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 in water. Dry with soft cloth. Do not use alcohol or cleaning solutions. Do not use radio until completely dry.
  • Page 37: Frequency And Code Charts

    Frequency and Code Charts The charts on these pages provide Frequency and Code information. These charts are useful when using Motorola X Series two-way radios with other business radios. Frequency position is identical to Spirit M, GT and S Series Frequencies.
  • Page 38 Frequency 464.5000 464.5500 467.7625 467.8125 467.8500 467.8750 467.9000 467.9250 461.0375 461.0625 461.0875 461.1125 461.1375 461.1625 461.1875 461.2125 461.2375 461.2625 461.2875 461.3125 461.3375 461.3625 462.7625 462.7875 462.8125 462.8375 462.8625 462.8875 UHF Frequencies Bandwidth Frequency 12.5/25.0 12.5/25.0 12.5 12.5 12.5/25.0 12.5/25.0 12.5/25.0 12.5/25.0 12.5 12.5...
  • Page 39 Interference Eliminator Codes Code Code 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. Code 107.2 167.9 110.9 173.8 114.8 179.9 118.8 186.2 123.0 192.8 127.3 203.5 131.8 210.7 136.5 218.1 141.3...
  • Page 40 Code Code Word Digital Interference Eliminator Codes Code Code Word Code Code Word...
  • Page 41: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Symptom Try This: Recharge or replace battery (NTN8971). Reposition or replace AA batteries. No Power Please refer to page 6 and/or page 5 or page 8. Make sure M is completely pressed as you transmit. Message not transmitted Recharge, replace and/or reposition batteries. Confirm Interference Eliminator Code is set.
  • Page 42 Symptom Try This: Steel and/or concrete structures, heavy foliage, buildings or vehicles decrease range. Check for clear line of sight to improve transmission. Limited talk range Please refer to page 11. Wearing radio close to body such as in a pocket or on a belt decreases range.
  • Page 43 Symptom Try This: Radios are too close, they must be at least five feet apart. Heavy static or Radios are too far apart or obstacles are interfering with interference transmission. Please refer to page 11. Make sure menu is unlocked. Unlock by holding \ for three seconds.
  • Page 44 Symptom Try This: Low battery Verify that the radio is set to the correct battery type. meter reading although new (Single-cell batteries only.) batteries are Please refer to page 16. installed Cannot activate Feature not set and on. Sensitivity set to 0. Please refer to page 13...
  • Page 45: Motorola Limited Warranty

    Motorola (Products). • Batteries. Defects in materials and workmanship in batteries that are manufactured by Motorola and/or sold with Products are covered by this warranty only if the fully-charged capacity falls below 80% of rated capacity or they leak. •...
  • Page 46: Product Services

    Product Services 1-800-331-6456 All Products Two-Way You will receive instructions on how to ship the Products to Motorola. You must ship the Products to us with freight, duties and insurance prepaid. Along with the Products you must include: (a) a copy of your receipt, bill of sale or other comparable proof of purchase;...
  • Page 47 Products that are operated in combination with ancillary or peripheral equipment or software not furnished by Motorola for use with the Products (“ancillary equipment”), or any damage to the Products or ancillary equipment as a result of such use. Among other things, “ancillary equipment”...
  • Page 48 In no event shall Motorola be liable, whether in contract or tort (including negligence) for damages in excess of the purchase price of the Product, or for any indirect,...
  • Page 49 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 Products directly infringe a United States patent. Our obligation is conditioned on: (a) you notifying us promptly in writing when you receive notice of the claim;...
  • Page 50: 1-800-353-2729

    Extended Warranties on selected Products, please call: Product Services 1-800-331-6456 All Products Two-Way To correspond with Motorola about the Products, please write us at or at: In the USA: Motorola, Inc. 600 North U.S. Highway 45...
  • Page 51 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 52 FCC equipment authorization for this radio could violate FCC rules. More specifically, 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.
  • Page 53 Accessory ... 13 Cover ... 4 Adjust volume ... 4 Alkaline batteries... 8 Back Cover ... 5 Bandwidth ... 21 Battery Alkaline ... 8 Install... 8 Charge NTN8971NiMH... 6 Meter... 8 Optimum life... 6 Setting... 16 Button Beeps ... 18 Call Display ...
  • Page 54 Keypad ... 4 Meter Battery ... 8 Mic Gain ... 13 Microphone... 4 Microphone Gain ... 14 Monitor Signal Strength ... 12 MOTOROLA SERVICES 1-800-353-2729 ... 9 NTN8971NiMH battery ... 5 Obstacle ... 12 Operating Radio ... 11 Optional Accessory 19 Plug Audio ...
  • Page 55 To Talk ... 4 Use and Care... 24 Volume Adjust... 4 VOX ... 13,18 External... 13 Internal... 14 Sensitivity Level ... 14 Website 1 Motorola ... 13...
  • Page 57 XTN Series Quick Reference Function Appearance *Channel Frequency Interference Eliminator Code *depending upon model depending upon model *Scramble Code Battery Meter *Channel Scan Receiving Use [or ] for1 through 6*. Appears briefly after pressing [or ]. Appears briefly after shows. is visible when feature is On.
  • Page 58 XTN Series Features Radio On Visual \as needed, then [or ] Call Tone Choose1,2,3 or 0 = Off. Choose1 low, 2 medium, or 3 Mic Gain/ high sensitivity. ?shows Mic Gain, Sensitivity H shows External VOX with accessories, I shows Internal VOX Level without accessories.| Choose Y (yes) or n (no) by...
  • Page 60 ® ecifica tion Ch ® © ® Motorola XTN Series WARNING CHOKING HAZARD @XTNXTN@ SMALL PARTS Not for children under 3 years. License Required This product is not intended to be used as a toy or plaything. Proof of Purchase...

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