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Atlantis 260
Owner's Manual
For more exciting new products please visit our website:
Australia: www.uniden.com.au
New Zealand: www.uniden.co.nz

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  • Page 1 Atlantis 260 Owner’s Manual For more exciting new products please visit our website: Australia: www.uniden.com.au New Zealand: www.uniden.co.nz...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Controls and Indicators ..............2 LCD display ..................3 Warning! ....................4 Ni-MH Battery Pack Warning ............4 Introduction ..................5 Features ................... 5 Technical Support and Service ............6 Included in Your Package ..............7 Getting Started ................... 8 Mounting the Cradle ................
  • Page 4: Controls And Indicators

    Controls and Indicators LOCK SCAN 1/5W 16/9 Antenna Belt Clip Adaptor Jack Battery Battery Release Clip PTT (Push to Talk) Key Triple Watch Button (TRI) Lock Button (LOCK) TX Power Button (1/5W) Microphone Speaker MIC Jack Volume/Power Knob (VOL) Squelch Knob (SQ) LCD Display Memory Button (MEM) Scan Button (SCAN)
  • Page 5: Lcd Display

    LCD Display Transmit Indicator TX Power Indicator Channel Number Display Memory Indicator Scan Indicator Battery Indicator G Triple Watch Indicator Key Lock Indicator...
  • Page 6: Warning

    Warning! •The Atlantis 260 is splashproof only when the antenna, rubber caps (adaptor jack and speaker mic jack) and the battery are properly attached. • The accessory SM078 Speaker MIC is not splashproof. • Do not operate the transmitter of any radio equipment unless all the Radio Frequency (RF) connectors are secure and any open connectors are properly terminated.
  • Page 7: Introduction

    This handheld VHF marine radio will give you consistent, outstanding performance in virtually all conditions and situations. To ensure that you get the most from the Atlantis 260’s features, please read this operating guide carefully before using the unit. Features •...
  • Page 8: Technical Support And Service

    Be sure that a qualified technician services your radio equipment. Caution: Changes or modifications to this product not expressly approved by Uniden, or operation of this product in any way other than as detailed by this Operating Guide, can void your...
  • Page 9: Included In Your Package

    Included in Your Package AC Adaptor Antenna ATLANTIS 260 Cradle Rechargeable Battery DC Adaptor Beltclip Wrist Strap Mounting Screws Owner's Manual/ Alkaline Battery Case Speaker Microphone (attached to the Printed Material SM078 ATLANTIS 260)
  • Page 10: Getting Started

    Getting Started Mounting the Cradle Mount the Cradle to either a counter or wall. To counter: Attach the Cradle using the mounting screws and washers as follows. To wall: Apply the Cradle to the wall and insert the two mounting screws into the larger holes of the Cradle Push down the Cradle until it is firmly seated.
  • Page 11: Using The Alkaline Battery Case

    Using the Alkaline Battery Case When needed, you can use the battery case with AA Alkaline batteries (not included) instead of the rechargeable battery pack. To install the batteries: Remove the battery case cover by pulling the 2 halves apart applying your fingers to the projections.
  • Page 12: Charging The Battery Pack

    Charging the Battery Pack Your marine radio is powered by a specially designed Ni-MH bat- tery pack. • Before operating the Atlantis 260, charge the Ni-MH battery pack for 16 hours without interruption with the Adaptor. Place the Atlantis 260 in the Cradle.
  • Page 13: Operation

    See Controls and Indicators (page 2) for button, knob, and key positions. • When you turn On your Atlantis 260 just after purchasing, it is automatically tuned to channel 16 frequency for distress, safety, and calling. • When you press any button (except PTT and LOCK key), a short tone sounds.
  • Page 14: Selecting A Channel

    Selecting a Channel Turn On your Atlantis 260. [UP ] To select a higher channel, press the s button. To select a lower channel, [DOWN ] press the t button. • To change the channel continuously, press and hold the s or t button for more than 1 second.
  • Page 15: Triple Watch

    Triple Watch Triple Watch mode monitors channels 16 and 9 for a signal while you listen to the currently selected channel. The marine radio checks channel 16 and 9 for activity every 2 seconds. To select Triple Watch mode, press the TRI button.
  • Page 16: Programming A Channel Into Memory

    Programming a Channel into Memory Before using the scanning feature, you have to program channels into memory. Select the channel to enter into memory by pressing the s or t button. Press and hold the MEM button for 2 seconds to store the channel. MEM appears on the display.
  • Page 17: Deleting A Channel From Memory

    Deleting a Channel from Memory Select the channel to delete from memory by pressing the s or t button. Press and hold the MEM button for 2 seconds. MEM disappears from the display. Scanning To begin scanning the programmed channels, press the SCAN button. SCAN and TRIPLE appear on the display.
  • Page 18: Transmitting

    Transmitting Transmission power can be set to either 5W or 1W. Press the 1/5W button to make the change, then the 5W or the 1W indicator on the display changes accordingly. To transmit, press and hold the PTT (push- to-talk) key. TX appears on the display.
  • Page 19: Battery Indicator

    Battery Indicator When the unit is On, battery power is always indicated on the display. When the battery is fully charged, the battery indicator appears as follows: When the battery is nearly discharged, the battery indicator appears as follows: • When the battery indicator drops to the blinking 1-mark level on the display, the radio will receive but will not transmit.
  • Page 20: Marine Channels - International

    Marine Channels - International Channel Frequency (MHz) Ship to Ship to Permanent Traffic Type Desig Transmit Receive Ship Shore Scan List 156.050 160.650 Duplex 156.100 160.700 Duplex 156.150 160.750 Duplex 156.200 160.800 Duplex 156.250 160.850 Duplex 156.300 156.300 156.350 160.950 Duplex 156.400 156.400 156.450 156.450...
  • Page 21 Channel Frequency (MHz) Ship to Ship to Permanent Traffic Type Desig Transmit Receive Ship Shore Scan List 156.275 160.875 Duplex 156.325 160.925 Duplex 156.375 156.375 156.425 156.425 156.475 156.475 RX Only 156.525 156.575 156.575 156.625 156.625 156.675 156.675 156.725 156.725 156.775 156.775 156.825 156.825 156.875 156.875...
  • Page 22: Optional Parts And Replacement Accessories

    Optional Parts and Replacement Accessories AC Adaptor Mounting Screws Antenna Wrist Strap Cradle DC Adaptor Ni-MH Battery Beltclip Speaker Microphone Alkaline Battery Case SM078...
  • Page 23: Specifications

    Specifications General Freq. Control 1.5 PPM (at 25 q C) Freq. Tol. Transmit 1.5 PPM (at 25 q C) Receive D15 q C to +55 q C Oper. Temp. Antenna Flexible Whip Microphone Built-in Electret type Display Liquid Crystal Display Speaker 80 W, 1 Watt Power Source...
  • Page 24: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Not enough range Cause: Line of sight blocked Increase antenna height. » Will not transmit on 5 watt range but will transmit on the 1 watt range. Cause: Low voltage Recharge or replace the batteries. » Will not transmit while charging. Cause: Low voltage The radio is not designed to transmit while charging.
  • Page 25: Warranty

    UNIDEN Atlantis 260 MARINE RADIO IMPORTANT Satisfactory evidence of the original purchase is required for warranty service Please refer to our Uniden website for any details or warranty durations offered in addition to those contained below. Warrantor The warrantor is either Uniden Australia Pty Limited ABN 58 001 865 498 (“Uniden Aust”) or Uniden New Zealand Limited (“Uniden NZ”) as the case may be.
  • Page 26 Product does not conform with this warranty, you should deliver the Product, together with satisfactory evidence of your original purchase (such as a legible copy of the sales docket) to Uniden at the addresses shown below. You should contact Uniden regarding any compensation that may be payable for your expenses incurred in making a warranty claim.
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  • Page 28 ©2011 Uniden Australia Pty Limited, Uniden New Zealand Limited. Printed in PRC. UTZZ01620AA(0)