VCD5500 Vehicle Cradle
This section describes how to set up and use a VCD5500 vehicle cradle with the MC65.
Once installed in a vehicle, the cradle:
holds the MC65 securely in place
provides power for operating the MC65
re-charges the battery in the MC65.
four #8-32 self-locking nuts
four #8 washers
a drill with a #6 drill bit (.204").
For power connection:
power input cable (included), p/n 25-61987-01R
UL Listed in-line fuse rated 250V, 5A (included), must be used if not connecting to vehicle's fuse panel
in-line fuse holder (included), must be used if not connecting to vehicle's fuse panel.
Power Input Cable
Chassis ground (Black Wire)
Chassis ground (Bare Wire)
V+ (Red Wire)
V+ (Red Wire)
Mounting the Cradle
Only mount the Vehicle Cradle in a vertical position with the release level at the top or in a horizontal position
with the MC65 display facing up. Never mount the vehicle cradle on the side or upside down or on a wall that
can be subject to impact or collision of greater than 40Gs, in accordance with SAE J1455 Section 188.8.131.52
ROAD SAFETY - Do not use the MC65 while driving. Park the vehicle first. Always ensure the MC65 is
fully inserted into the cradle. Do not place it on the seat or where it can break loose in a collision or
sudden stop. Lack of proper insertion may result in property damage or personal injury. Motorola, Inc. is
not responsible for any loss resulting from the use of the products while driving. Remember: Safety
Connector on Power Cable
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