Cobra microTALK CXR925 Owner's Manual

Cobra microTALK CXR925 Owner's Manual

Cobra microtalk cxr925: user guide

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Nothing Comes Close to a Cobra
Owner's Manual
Printed in China
Part No. 480-578-P
Version A
English
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Making Life Easier and Safer
Introduction
Staying in touch with your family and friends is
convenient and easy when using your microTALK
radio. Some of the many uses you will discover include:
Communicating with others while hiking, biking and working;
keeping track of family and friends at a crowded public event;
checking with travel companions in another car; talking with
neighbors; arranging meeting spots with others while
shopping at the mall.
Secure your microTALK
®
Belt Clip
radio while on the go.
Carrying your microTALK
you is easy when using the belt clip.
The belt clip easily attaches to your belt,
purse or backpack.
Customer Assistance
For Assistance in the U.S.A.
In this user's manual, you should find all the information you
need to operate your microTALK
radio. If you require further
®
assistance after reading this manual, Cobra Electronics offers
the following customer assistance services:
Automated Help Desk
English only. 24 hours a day, 7 days a week 773-889-3087 (phone).
Customer Assistance Operators
English and Spanish. 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Central Time,
Monday through Friday (except holidays) 773-889-3087 (phone).
Questions
English and Spanish. Faxes can be received at 773-622-2269 (fax).
Technical Assistance
English only. www.cobra.com (on-line: Frequently Asked Questions).
English and Spanish. productinfo
cobra.com (e-mail).
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For Assistance Outside the U.S.A.
Contact Your Local Dealer
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  • Page 1 In this user’s manual, you should find all the information you need to operate your microTALK radio. If you require further ® assistance after reading this manual, Cobra Electronics offers the following customer assistance services: Automated Help Desk English only. 24 hours a day, 7 days a week 773-889-3087 (phone).
  • Page 2 ® to the Cobra Factory Service department, accompanied by proof of the date of first consumer purchase, such as a duplicated copy of a sales receipt. You must pay any initial shipping charges required to ship the product for warranty service, but the return charges will be at Cobra’s expense,...
  • Page 3: Caring For Your Microtalk

    Certain states or municipalities require recycling and have established collection programs. Please contact your local waste removal authority for instructions, or return to Cobra for recycling. Wrap battery packs carefully and mail postage prepaid to: Cobra Electronics Corporation, 6500 West Cortland Street, Chicago, IL 60707 USA, Attn: Battery Recycling.
  • Page 4: Using Your Radio

    Use only the supplied rechargeable batteries and charger for recharging your Cobra microTALK radio. ® Cobra recommends your radio is turned off while being charged. Quick Start 1. Press and hold the Power button to turn on your radio. 2. Press the Channel Up or Channel Down button to select a channel.
  • Page 5: Call Button

    Using Your Radio Operation Channels Channel Button With the radio on, select any of the 22 channels by pressing the Channel Up or Channel Down button. Both radios must be tuned to the same channel to communicate. Channel Number Channels 1 through 7 are shared by FRS and GMRS.
  • Page 6: Lock Feature

    Using Your Radio Operation Auto Squelch/Maximum Range Your microTALK radio is equipped with Auto Squelch, which ® automatically shuts off weak transmissions and unwanted noise due to terrain and conditions. This slightly reduces the Maximum Range at which signals can be heard. You can turn off auto squelch to allow all signals to be received and extend the maximum range of your radio.
  • Page 7: Microtalk Range

    and Mode Functions Operation To play back an incoming transmission: Rewind Button 1. Check that the Rew icon is illuminated. If it is not, turn on Rewind-Say-Again. 2. Press the Rewind button. The most recent call recorded will play, then second most recent, and so on.
  • Page 8: Privacy Codes

    Mode Functions Operation Privacy Codes Your microTALK radio incorporates two (2) advanced coded squelch ® systems that can help to reduce interference from other users on any given channel. CTCSS (Continuous Tone Coded Squelch System) provides 38 privacy codes and DCS (Digitally Coded Squelch) provides 104 privacy codes.
  • Page 9 Mode Functions Operation NOAA* All Hazards Radio Channels You can use your microTALK radio to listen to NOAA All Hazards ® Radio channels transmitting in your area. To listen to All Hazards Radio channels: Mode Button 1. Press the Mode button until the WX (All Hazards Radio) icon, the currently selected All Hazards Radio channel, and signal strength are displayed.
  • Page 10: Memory Locations

    Mode Functions Operation 10 Memory Locations Your microTALK radio has 10 Memory Locations for storing ® your most frequently used channels and channel/privacy code combinations. These Memory Locations can be selected individually or can be scanned. (See page 22 for memory location scan.) To program a memory location: Mode Button 1.
  • Page 11 Mode Functions Operation To recall a stored memory channel location: Mode Button 1. Press the Mode button until the Memory icon and the memory location number flash on the display. 2. Press the Channel Up or Channel Down button to select a memory location Memory Icon (0 through 9).
  • Page 12: Channel Scan

    Mode Functions Operation Channel Scan Your microTALK radio can automatically scan channels. ® To scan channels: Mode Button 1. Press the Mode button until the Scan icon and the channel numbers flash on the display. 2. Press the Channel Up or Channel Down button to begin scanning channels.
  • Page 13 Mode Functions Operation Privacy Code Scan Your microTALK radio can automatically scan the Privacy ® Codes (either CTCSS 01 through 38 or DCS 01 through 104) within one channel. Only one set of privacy codes (CTCSS or DCS) can be scanned at a time. To scan privacy codes: Select Channel 1.
  • Page 14 Mode Functions Operation Memory Location Scan Your microTALK radio can automatically scan up to ® 10 programmed Memory Locations. If there are one or fewer memory locations programmed in your radio, the scan memory locations option will not be available. To program at least two (2) memory locations, see program memory locations on page 14.
  • Page 15: Call Tone Settings

    Mode Functions Operation VibrAlert and Call Alert ® Your microTALK radio can alert you to incoming signals by ® sounding an audible call tone, by vibrating silently or both. To change call settings: Mode Button 1. Press the Mode button until the Call Setting icon flashes on the display.
  • Page 16: General Specifications

    High, Med, or Low Cobra may cause a violation of the technical regulations of part 95 of the FCC rules, or violation of type acceptance requirements of part 2 of the rules.
  • Page 17: Product Service

    This will ensure the fastest turn-around time on your repair. You may be asked to send your radio to the Cobra factory. It will be necessary to furnish the following to have the product serviced and returned.