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Uniden CMX560 Owner's Manual

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© 2016 Uniden America Corporation
Irving, Texas
Printed in Vietnam



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  • Page 1 CMX560 PROFESSIONAL MOBILE CB RADIO Owner’s Manual © 2016 Uniden America Corporation U01UT392AZZ(0) Irving, Texas Printed in Vietnam...
  • Page 3: Safety Notice

    Never transmit if any person is closer than the specified distance to the antenna. Note that Uniden does not specify or supply any antenna with this radio. While a 0 dBi gain antenna is normal for a typical installation, the above limit applies to any antenna with up to 3 dBi gain.
  • Page 4 • S/RF Meter • RJ45 plug on transceiver for speaker/microphone • Speaker on microphone • Key Lock • Monitor Mode • Local/DX • External Speaker jack • Channel Indicator • Frequency Indicator WHAT’S IN THE BOX CMX560 Speaker/ CMX560 Transceiver Bracket Microphone...
  • Page 5 Power Connector Bracket Knobs Bracket Mounting Cables Hardware NOT SHOWN: Owner's Manual and Other Printed Materials Microphone Hanger Microphone Hanger Mounting Hardware PARTS OF THE CMX560 Transceiver - Front RJ45 slot for Speaker/ Microphone...
  • Page 6 Transceiver - Rear Antenna Exterior Speaker Power Connector Speaker/Microphone NO. Key Name Function 1 Function 2 Push-to-Talk key CH9/19 / LOCK Emergency/ Key lock function Highway Channels ON/OFF NB/HICUT NB/HICUT ON/OFF LCD Screen...
  • Page 7 NO. Key Name Function 1 Function 2 Control Buttons MENU/ENTER • Enter MENU mode Complete and accept menu • Select a function selection. • Store new setting and finish SQ level setting Monitor ON/OFF SQUELCH level setting POWER Power ON/OFF LO/DX LOCAL/DX Switching...
  • Page 8: Emergency Operation

    Use Channel 9 to render assistance to a motorist. This is an FCC rule and applies to all CB radio operators. INSTALLING YOUR CMX560 CONSIDERATIONS • Try to keep the mounting location simple and practical. When mounted, the CB should not interfere with the driver or passengers.
  • Page 9: Connect The Antenna

    CAUTION: Make sure the SWR is less than 2:1 before using the transceiver. An SWR higher than 2:1 can damage the transmitter. Your Uniden dealer can help you select the antenna that is best for your needs. INSTALL TRANSCEIVER BRACKET Place the bracket against the location you are considering.
  • Page 10: Connect Power

    Adjust wiring if necessary. 2. Hang the speaker/microphone onto the hanger. CONNECT POWER Uniden recommends connecting the power lead to the Ignition Switch Accessory Terminal. This way, the transceiver is automatically turned off when the ignition switch is turned off.
  • Page 11 3. Next, connect the black power cord to the Ignition Switch Accessory Terminal, the vehicle chassis, or negative (-) battery terminal. 4. Start the vehicle. The unit should turn on. USING THE CMX560 SPEAKER/MICROPHONE LCD DISPLAY MON BP BUSY SCAN LOCAL 27.185...
  • Page 12 ITEM BLINKING BP (Beep) • Beep output is Beep is on. In Menu inactive mode, set BP displays. Beep on or • Menu mode off. (except Beep settings) • Memory Setting mode Roger Beep • Menu mode Roger Beep is In Menu active;...
  • Page 13 ITEM BLINKING Channel Channel number TX error Indicator displays. Menu mode In Menu mode, Memory menu selection mode displays. In Memory and Memory Scan mode, channel displays. Frequency In Menu mode, Volume Indicator Menu displays. setting mode (EX: 27.185) In Memory Squelch mode, Memory setting mode...
  • Page 14: Basic Operations

    Turn On/Off The CMX560 remembers its power status when it is turned off or powered down. For example: if the CMX560 is off when you disconnect power to the unit (turn off the vehicle), when you reconnect power (turn on the vehicle) it remembers that it was off and keeps it in an off state until you power on the radio again.
  • Page 15: Menu Operation

    1. Press and hold LOCK until the key icon displays. Key Lock is 2. Press and hold LOCK until the key icon goes away. Key Lock is OFF. MENU OPERATION Press MENU/ENTER to access the 5 CMX560 menus: • Memory Scan • Roger Beep • Key Beep • Dimmer...
  • Page 16 Memory Scan (MEM SCAN) You can scan memory channels. 1. Press MENU. MEM SCAN displays and the current setting blinks. 2. Press ▲/▼ to turn Memory Scan on or off. 3. Press MENU to store that setting and move to the next menu setting or press and hold ENTER to save the setting and exit Menu mode.
  • Page 17 During any operation, press and hold ENTER to save your settings and exit Menu mode. Save Channels to Memory You can save up to 8 channels in the CMX560 memory. 1. Press ▲/▼ to find the channel to be saved. Press MEM. MEM-1 displays. If a channel is saved to that memory slot, it flashes.
  • Page 18: Maintenance

    Carefully separate the two pieces. 2. Remove the fuse and inspect. If blown, replace with the same type 6-amp fuse. Use only the fuse specified for your CMX560. Failure to do so may void your warranty. Every six months: 1. Check the SWR.
  • Page 19: Servicing Your Radio

    • Save your purchase receipt for proof of warranty. • When ordering parts, it is important to specify the correct model number of this radio (CMX560). SERVICING YOUR RADIO It is the user’s responsibility to see that this radio is operating at all times in accordance with the FCC Citizens Radio Service regulations.
  • Page 20: Fcc Part 15/Ic Compliance

    Current Drain TX: AM Full Moderation 2A (max) RX: Max Audio 930mA (max) Fuse Rating 3 Amps Size 7-9/32 in x 8-57/64 in x 2-13/64 in Weight 4lbs. 3oz. with microphone Antenna Connector M-Type TRANSMITTER Power Output 4 Watts @13.8 VDC Emission Type Hum and Noise Better than 40dB...
  • Page 21 Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void your authority to operate the equipment. Avis de conformité à la FCC : Ce dispositif a été testé et s’avère conforme à l’article 15 des règlements de la Commission fédérale des communications (FCC).
  • Page 22: One-Year Limited Warranty

    Keep your receipt as proof of purchase for warranty service. WARRANTOR: UNIDEN AMERICA CORPORATION (“Uniden”) ELEMENTS OF WARRANTY: Uniden warrants, for one year, to the original retail owner, this Uniden Product to be free from defects in materials and craftsmanship with only the limitations or exclusions set out below.
  • Page 23 The product should be shipped freight prepaid, by traceable means, to warrantor at: Uniden America Service C/O Saddle Creek 743 Henrietta Creek Rd., Suite 100 Roanoke, TX 76262...
  • Page 24: Radio Code Definitions

    RADIO CODE DEFINITIONS The following list contains common “10-Codes” used by CB radio operators for faster communication and better understanding. CODE MEANING CODE MEANING 10-1 Received poorly 10-34 Trouble at this station 10-2 Receiving well 10-35 Confidential information 10-3 Stop transmitting 10-36 Correct time is 10-4...
  • Page 25 CODE MEANING CODE MEANING 10-22 Report in person to 10-71 Proceed with transmission in sequence 10-23 Stand by 10-77 Negative contact 10-24 Completed last 10-81 Reserve hotel room for assignment 10-25 Can you contact 10-82 Reserve room for 10-26 Disregard last 10-84 My telephone number is information...