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Kenwood NEXEDGE NX-720 Instruction Manual

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NX-720
NX-820
VHF DIGITAL TRANSCEIVER
UHF DIGITAL TRANSCEIVER

INSTRUCTION MANUAL

ÉMETTEUR-RÉCEPTEUR NUMÉRIQUE VHF
ÉMETTEUR-RÉCEPTEUR NUMÉRIQUE UHF
MODE D'EMPLOI
TRANSCEPTOR DIGITAL VHF
TRANSCEPTOR DIGITAL UHF
MANUAL DE INSTRUCCIONES
RICETRASMETTITOR E DIGITAL E VHF
RICETRASMETTITOR E DIGITAL E UHF
MANUALE DI ISTRUZIONI
VHF DIGITAL FUNKGERÄT
UHF DIGITAL FUNKGERÄT
BEDIENUNGSANLEITUNG
VHF DIGITAL E ZENDONTVANGER
UHF DIGITAL E ZENDONTVANGER
GEBRUIKSAANWIJZING
VHF SAYISAL ARAÇ TELSİZİ
UHF SAYISAL ARAÇ TELSİZİ
KULLANIM KILAVUZU
ΨΗΦΙΑΚΟΣ ΠΟΜΠΟΔΕΚΤΗΣ VHF
ΨΗΦΙΑΚΟΣ ΠΟΜΠΟΔΕΚΤΗΣ UHF
ΟΔΗΓΙΕΣ ΧΡΗΣΗΣ
© B62-2447-10 (E)
09 08 07 06 05 04 03 02 01
NX-720G
NX-820G

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  • Page 1: Instruction Manual

    NX-720 NX-720G NX-820 NX-820G VHF DIGITAL TRANSCEIVER UHF DIGITAL TRANSCEIVER INSTRUCTION MANUAL ÉMETTEUR-RÉCEPTEUR NUMÉRIQUE VHF ÉMETTEUR-RÉCEPTEUR NUMÉRIQUE UHF MODE D’EMPLOI TRANSCEPTOR DIGITAL VHF TRANSCEPTOR DIGITAL UHF MANUAL DE INSTRUCCIONES RICETRASMETTITOR E DIGITAL E VHF RICETRASMETTITOR E DIGITAL E UHF MANUALE DI ISTRUZIONI VHF DIGITAL FUNKGERÄT UHF DIGITAL FUNKGERÄT BEDIENUNGSANLEITUNG...
  • Page 2 VHF DIGITAL TRANSCEIVER UHF DIGITAL TRANSCEIVER NX-720 NX-720G NX-820 NX-820G INSTRUCTION MANUAL NOTIFICATION This equipment complies with the essential requirements of Directive 1999/5/EC. The use of the warning symbol means the equipment is subject to restrictions of use in certain countries. This equipment requires a licence and is intended for use in the countries as below.
  • Page 3: Thank You

    THANK YOU We are grateful you have chosen KENWOOD for your personal mobile applications. This instruction manual covers only the basic operations of your mobile radio. Ask your dealer for information on any customized features they may have added to your radio.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    ◆ The transceiver operates in 12 V negative ground systems only! Check the battery polarity and voltage of the vehicle before installing the transceiver. ◆ Use only the supplied DC power cable or a KENWOOD optional DC power cable. ◆ Do not cut and/or remove the fuse holder on the DC power cable.
  • Page 5: Getting Started

    GETTING STARTED Note: The following instructions are for use by your KENWOOD dealer, an authorized KENWOOD service facility, or the factory. SUPPLIED ACCESSORIES Carefully unpack the transceiver. We recommend that you identify the items listed below before discarding the packing material. If any items are missing or have been damaged during shipment, file a claim with the carrier immediately.
  • Page 6: Installing The Transceiver

    ■ Installing the Transceiver For passenger safety, install the transceiver securely using the supplied mounting bracket and screw set, so the transceiver will not break loose in the event of a collision. Note: Before installing the transceiver, check how far the mounting screws will extend below the surface.
  • Page 7: Getting Acquainted

    GETTING ACQUAINTED FRONT AND REAR VIEWS (Power) switch Press to switch the transceiver ON or OFF. keys Press to activate their programmable functions {page 5}. keys Press to activate their programmable functions {page 5}. TX/RX Indicator Lights red while transmitting and green while receiving a signal. Flashes orange when receiving an optional signaling call.
  • Page 8 DISPLAY Icon Description Displays the signal strength. Not used. Appears when the GPS position is determined. Appears when Monitor or Squelch Off is activated. Blinks when an incoming call matches your Optional Signaling. Appears when the Talk Around function is on. Lights while scanning or while paused on a channel.
  • Page 9: Programmable Functions

    PROGRAMMABLE FUNCTIONS , S, A, <B, C>, and ■ keys can be programmed with the functions listed below. Ask your dealer for details on these functions. • None • Lone Worker • Autodial • Maintenance • Autodial Programming • Monitor •...
  • Page 10: Basic Operations

    BASIC OPERATIONS SWITCHING POWER ON/ OFF Press to switch the transceiver ON. • A beep sounds and the display illuminates. • If the Transceiver Password function is programmed, “PASSWORD” will appear on the display. Press again to switch the transceiver OFF. ■...
  • Page 11: Receiving

    • If the channel is busy, wait until it becomes free. 3 Press the PTT switch and speak into the microphone. Release the PTT switch to receive. • For best sound quality, hold the transceiver approximately 1.5 inches (3 ~ 4 cm) from your mouth.
  • Page 12: Scan

    SCAN Scan monitors for signals on the transceiver channels. While scanning, the transceiver checks for a signal on each channel and only stops if a signal is present. To begin scanning, press the key programmed as [Scan]. • indicator appears. •...
  • Page 13 SCAN DELETE/ADD You can add and remove zones and/or channels/group IDs to and from your scan list. 1 Select your desired zone and/or channel/group ID. 2 Press the key programmed as [Zone Delete/Add] (to add/remove zones) or [Scan Delete/Add] (to add/remove channels/group IDs). •...
  • Page 14: Fleetsync: Alphanumeric 2-Way Paging Function

    FleetSync: ALPHANUMERIC 2-WAY PAGING FUNCTION FleetSync is an Alphanumeric 2-way Paging Function, and is a protocol owned by JVC KENWOOD Corporation. Note: This function is available only in analog operation. SELCALL (SELECTIVE CALLING) A Selcall is a voice call to a station or group of stations.
  • Page 15: Short Messages

    5 Press the key to select the status you want to transmit. • If Manual Dialing is enabled, you can enter a station ID by using the microphone DTMF keypad (refer to step 3, above). 6 Press the PTT switch to initiate the call. •...
  • Page 16: 5-Tone Signaling

    5-TONE SIGNALING 5-tone Signaling is enabled or disabled by your dealer. This function opens the squelch only when the transceiver receives the 5 tones programmed in your transceiver. Transceivers that do not transmit the correct tones will not be heard. SELCALL (SELECTIVE CALLING) A Selcall is a voice call to a station or group of stations.
  • Page 17: Dtmf Calls

    • In Selcall List Mode, press and hold the S or key for 1 second to enter Manual Input mode. Press the key to select the digit you want to change, then rotate the Selector to change the Code Up or Down. Or, you can enter the Code directly by using the microphone DTMF keypad.
  • Page 18: Manual Dialing

    DTMF (DUAL TONE MULTI FREQUENCY) CALLS MANUAL DIALING 1 Press and hold the PTT switch. 2 Enter the desired digits using the microphone DTMF keypad. • If you release the PTT switch, transmit mode will end even if the complete number has not been sent.
  • Page 19: Stun

    11 Press the S or key to accept the number and store the entry. ■ Removing an Autodial Entry 1 Press the key programmed as [Autodial Programming]. 2 Press the key to select a memory location number. 3 Press the A or # key. •...
  • Page 20: Advanced Operations

    • There are 16 available Scrambler codes or Encryption keys (1 ~ 16). Note: This function cannot be used in certain countries. Contact your KENWOOD dealer for further information. SIGNALING ■ Quiet Talk (QT)/ Digital Quiet Talk (DQT) Your dealer may have programmed QT or DQT signaling on your transceiver channels.
  • Page 21 1 Select your desired channel. 2 Press and hold the key programmed as [OST] for 1 second. 3 Press the key to select your desired tone or code. • Your dealer can set up to 40 tones/codes. 4 When you have finished operating using OST, press the [OST] key again to turn the OST function OFF.
  • Page 22: Signal Strength Indicator

    2 Press the key to select your desired squelch level from 0 to 9. 3 Press the S or key to store the new setting. SIGNAL STRENGTH INDICATOR The signal strength indicator displays the strength of received calls. No icon appears when no signal is available.
  • Page 23: Background Operations

    BACKGROUND OPERATIONS TIME-OUT TIMER (TOT) The Time-out Timer prevents you from using a channel for an extended duration. If you continuously transmit for a preset time, the transceiver will stop transmitting and an alert tone will sound. Release the PTT switch. AUXILIARY PORT Press the key programmed as [AUX A] or [AUX B] to activate the auxiliary port.

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