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T5600, T5620, T5700, T5710, T5720
Preliminary User Guide
10/28/2002

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  • Page 1 T5600, T5620, T5700, T5710, T5720 Preliminary User Guide 10/28/2002...
  • Page 2 Product registration is an important step toward enjoying your new Motorola product. Registering helps us facilitate warranty service, and permits us to contact you should your Motorola product require an update of other service. Registration is not required for warranty coverage.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Roger Beep/Talk Confirmation Tone . . .23 Battery Charger Safety Instructions ..9 QuieT6000™ Control Buttons - T5600, T5700 ..11 (T5700, T5710, T5720 Only) ..24 Control Buttons - T5620, T5710, T5720 12 Accessories .
  • Page 4: 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 5 • 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 6 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 7 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 8 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 9 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 10: Battery Charger Safety Instructions

    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 11 • The cord size is 18 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 1-800-353-2729 in the USA or 1-888-390- 6456 TTY (Text Telephone).
  • Page 12: Fcc Licensing Information

    1-800-418-3676 Or: http://www.fcc.gov 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...
  • Page 13: Control Buttons - T5600, T5700

    Control Buttons - T5600, T5700 • Turn power on/off • Adjust volume LED Indicator Light Display • Talk • Save a setting Accessory Jack Use ‰ to: • Transmit call tone • Monitor channel activity • Lock the keypad (when held down and not in a •...
  • Page 14: Control Buttons - T5620, T5710, T5720

    Control Buttons - T5620, T5710, T5720 • Lock the keypad • Turn power on/off (when held down and not • Adjust volume in a menu) • Exit the menu (when LED Indicator Light pressed while in a menu) Accessory Jack Cover •...
  • Page 15: Getting Started

    Getting Started Installing the Batteries Your radio uses 3 AA Alkaline batteries. The T5600, T5700, T5710, and T5720 model radios can also use a NiCd rechargeable battery. A rechargeable upgrade kit, model number 53614, is available for these radios. For the dealer nearest you, call 1-800- 353-2729 (USA), or visit our website at: www.motorola.com/talkabout...
  • Page 16 4. Reposition the battery cover and press down to secure. Battery Meter The battery meter in the upper left corner of the display indicates the battery level. The radio powers off when the voltage drops below a predetermined level to protect the rechargeable battery.
  • Page 17: Charging Desk Stand (Optional Accessory)

    Charging Desk Stand (Optional Accessory) The charging desk stand provides drop-in charging convenience. The charging dock can be placed on any flat surface, such as a desk or workbench. Charge the NiCd battery overnight (at least 16 hours) before using it for the first time. 1.
  • Page 18: Turning Your Radio On And Off

    3. Plug the wire on the AC power supply into the plug on the desk stand. 4. Plug the AC power supply into a standard wall outlet. The red light glows when the battery is properly inserted. After the initial battery charge, the battery is fully charged within 14 hours. Charging Status The solid red light indicator shows that the radio and/or the NiCd battery are charging.
  • Page 19: Setting The Volume

    Setting the Volume Rotate while holding down until you reach a comfortable listening level. Rotate clockwise to increase the volume or counterclockwise to decrease the volume. Setting a Channel Your radio has 22 channels. Channel Numbers Description Transmit Power GMRS Interstitial 1-7 Channels 1-7 1 watt Also FRS 1-7...
  • Page 20: 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 maximize clarity, hold the radio 2 to 3 inches away from your mouth. • Press and hold (Push To Talk) and speak into the microphone.
  • Page 21: Talk Range

    Talk Range Your radio is designed to maximize performance and improve transmission range. It is recommended that you do not use the radios closer than 5 feet apart. Minimal Range Outdoors Medium Range Outdoors Dense foliage or Buildings or trees Optimal Range Outdoors mountains Flat, open areas...
  • Page 22: Special Features

    Special Features Interference Eliminator Code Interference Eliminator Codes help minimize interference by providing you with a choice of code combinations. 1. Press until the code begins to flash. 2. Press to select the code. 3. Press to save the code setting. You must set the Interference Eliminator Code to on an FRS radio that uses Interference Eliminator Codes to communicate with other FRS radios that do not...
  • Page 23: Timeout Timer

    Timeout Timer The Timeout Timer feature helps extend battery life by preventing accidental transmission. If you press for 60 continuous seconds, the radio emits a continuous warning tone and stops transmitting. Keypad Lock To avoid accidentally changing your radio settings, press and hold 3 seconds or until is displayed.
  • Page 24: Scan Advance

    checks for activity on each channel, but only for codes – . Transmissions using code are ignored. When the radio detects channel activity, it stops on that channel and displays the code in use. While the radio is scanning through the channels, is displayed.
  • Page 25: Alerts

    The call tone alerts others before you start talking. Press to allow users on the same channel and Interference Eliminator Code to hear your call tone. The T5600, T5700, and T5620 models have 5 call tones. The T5710 and T5720 model radios have 10 call tones.
  • Page 26: Quiet6000™ (T5700, T5710, T5720 Only)

    • To turn Roger Beep/Talk Confirmation Tone off, turn your radio off and then back on while pressing and holding will not appear on the display. QuieT6000™ (T5700, T5710, T5720 Only) The QuieT6000 function helps ensure uninterrupted communication by preventing you from hearing transmissions from other model radios.
  • Page 27 the call tone is transmitted, ^ is displayed on the other radios with the same channel and Interference Eliminator Code, letting them know you want to talk to them. Those radios can then receive and transmit until 30 seconds of inactivity occurs, which resets the QuieT6000 function.
  • Page 28: 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: www.motorola.com/talkabout To Use Audio Accessories 1.
  • Page 29: Hands-Free Use/Voice Activation (Vox) With Compatible Vox Accessories (T5710, T5720 Only)

    Hands-Free Use/Voice Activation (VOX) with Compatible VOX Accessories (T5710, T5720 Only) Voice activation (VOX) allows you to talk hands-free when used with optional accessories connected to the radio. See the Motorola Talkabout Accessory Brochure for available VOX accessories. 1. Turn the radio off.
  • Page 30 Setting the Sensitivity Level Adjusting your radio’s sensitivity level helps minimize the possibility of unintended noises triggering a transmission and enhances the ability of the radio to pick up soft voices. 1. Press as needed to display 2. Use to select the sensitivity level: = High Sensitivity = Medium Sensitivity for = Low Sensitivity...
  • Page 31: Belt Clip (Included)

    Belt Clip (Included) To attach the swivel belt clip included with your radio: 1. Align the belt clip post with the hole in the back of the radio. 2. Gently push until it clicks into place. To remove the belt clip: 1.
  • Page 32: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Problem Solution No Power Reposition, replace, or recharge batteries. Erratic Display Reposition, replace, or recharge batteries. Make sure is completely pressed while you transmit. Message Not Reposition, replace, or recharge batteries. Transmitted Shared channel may be in use; try another channel. Confirm radios have same channel settings and Interference Eliminator Code.
  • Page 33 Problem Solution Hearing Other Conversation or Shared channel may be in use; try another channel. Noise on a Channel Steel and concrete structures, heavy foliage, use in buildings and in vehicles will decrease range. Check for clear line of sight to Limited Talk improve transmission.
  • Page 34: Use And Care

    Use and Care To clean the radio, use a Do not immerse Do not use alcohol soft damp cloth. in water. or cleaning solutions. If the radio gets wet...
  • Page 35 Dry with soft cloth. Turn it off and remove Battery contacts may be Do not use until batteries. wiped with a dry, lint-free completely dry. cloth.
  • Page 36: Motorola Limited Warranty

    United States and Canada What Does this Warranty Cover? Subject to the exclusions contained below, Motorola, Inc. warrants its telephones, pagers, messaging devices, 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 37 Products Covered Length of Coverage Monaural Headsets. Ear buds and Limited lifetime warranty for the boom headsets that transmit mono lifetime of ownership by the first sound through a wired connection. consumer purchaser of the product. Consumer and Professional Ninety (90) days from the date of Two-Way Radio Accessories.
  • Page 38 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. Unauthorized Service or Modification. Defects or damages resulting from service,...
  • Page 39 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 40 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; (b) a written description of the problem;...
  • Page 41 Laws in the United States and other countries preserve for Motorola certain exclusive rights for copyrighted Motorola software such as the exclusive rights to reproduce and distribute copies of the Motorola software.
  • Page 42: Export Law Assurances

    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...

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