High Capacity, Enhanced Mobile Communications

VX-4100/4200 Series

The durable VX-4100/4200 Series gives you extensive signaling and expanded customisation to help you maximise your communications investment.
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Memory for Enhanced Group Communications

For group communications, get the radio that best serves your needs with 501 programmable channels in the VX-4200 Series. In addition to 501 channels, the VX-4200 keeps operations easy with Direct Channel Access. For smaller operations, consider the 8-channel VX-4100 Series option.

Prevent Unauthorised Use

If lost or stolen, the VX-4100/4200 Series has built-in 5/6-tone features that allow for over-the-air kill and revive to prevent misuse of missing radios.

When Safety Counts

As with all Vertex Standard mobile radios, the VX-4100/4200 Series comes standard with built-in emergency alert for enhanced driver safety. A panic button can be triggered by the front panel button or remotely to alert the dispatcher when problems arise.

Dual-Band Receive for Interoperability

When full situational awareness is needed, add the receiver option to get single VHF or UHF transmit combined with dual-band receive to better coordinate communication.

Exclusive Auto-Range Transpond System - ARTS™

Only Vertex Standard radios are designed to inform you when you and another ARTS™- equipped station are within communication range. If out of range for more than 2 minutes, your radio senses no signal has been received and beeps to alert you. The base station can then alert the field unit to move back in range. A great solution to keep your workers coordinated.

Additional Features

  • 5 Programmable keys (VX-4200)
  • 3 Programmable keys (VX-4100)
  • 12-Character alphanumeric display (VX-4200)
  • RSSI signal strength indicator
  • CTCSS / DCS Encode and Decode
  • BCLO/BTLOandTOTFunctions
  • MDC 1200® ANI encode
  • Compander
  • Internal emergency microphone (front panel)
  • Priority scan
  • DualWatchscan
  • Follow-me scan
  • Follow-me Dual Watch scan
  • Talk Around scan
  • Group scan (VX-4200)
  • D-sub 15 pin accessory connector
  • Public address / horn alert
  • User-selectable tones (VX-4200)
  • Radio-to-radio cloning
MIL-STD 810 Rating
General Specification
Frequency Range 134 - 174 MHz 400 - 470 MHz
450 - 520 MHz
Number of Channels and Groups 501 and 32 Groups (VX-4200)
8 and 1 Groups (VX-4100)
Power Supply Voltage 10.8 - 15.6V DC
Channel Spacing 12.5 / 20 / 25 kHz
PLL Steps 5 / 6.25 kHz
Current Consumption TX: 11 A, RX: 2.5 A, Standby: 0.3 A
Operating Temperature Range –30° C to +60° C
Frequency Stability Better than ± 2.5 ppm
RF Input-Output Impedance 50 Ohms
Dimension (H x W x D) 165 x 43 x 155 mm
Weight (Approx.) 1.4 kg
Receiver Specification*
Sensitivity 12 dB SINAD 0.25 μV 0.35 μV
Adjacent Channel Selectivity 85 dB / 75 dB 78 dB / 70 dB
Intermodulation 80 dB / 75 dB
Spurious and Image Rejection 90 dB 80 dB
Audio Output Internal: 2 W @ 32 Ohms, 5% THD
External: 12 W @ 4 Ohms, 5% THD
Spurious Rejections -57 dBm
*Measured by TIA/EIA-603
Transmitter Specification*
Output Power 50 / 25 / 10 W 45 / 25 / 10 W
Modulation 16K0F3E, 11K0F3E
Maximum Deviation ± 5.0 kHz / ± 2.5 kHz
Audio Distortion < 3 % @1 kHz
FM noise (W/N) 50 / 44 dB 48 / 42 dB
Conducted Spurious Emission 75 dB below carrier
*Measured by TIA/EIA-603
  • MH-67A8J: Standard microphone
  • MH-53A8J: Noise cancelling microphone
  • MH-75A8J: Keypad microphone (16 keys)
  • MD-12A8J: Desktop microphone
  • MLS-100: External speaker, square,12W
  • MLS-200: External speaker, 12W (indoor/outdoor use)
  • FP-1023A: External power supply
  • MMB-85: Mobile mounting bracket
  • LF-1: DC Line filter
Option Boards
  • FVP-25: Voice inversion encryption & DTMF paging
  • FVP-35: Rolling code encryption
  • FVP-36: Voice inversion encryption only
  • DVS-5: Digital voice storage unit
  • VME-100: MDC-1200® / GE-STAR® ANI Encode
  • VMDE-200: MDC-1200® / GE-STAR® ANI Encode / Decode
  • SRX-1: Dual-band Rx unit (adds UHF Rx)
  • SRX-2: Dual-band Rx unit (adds VHF Rx)

VX-4200 Mobile Radio Demonstrates Its Durability Withstanding Car Fire

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