Dependable and Discreet Communications

VX-410/420 Series

The Vertex Standard VX-410/420 Series provide a host of built-in features in compact convenience for the quality communications you need.
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Large Channel Capacity for Group Communications

For large group communications, the VX-420A option provides 256 channel capacity that can be divided into 2-16 groups. Or get 32-channel capacity, divided into two 16-channel groups with the VX-410/420 radios for quick and convenient channel access.

Discreet Communications and Security

Includes Voice Encryption for private communications and programmable key lock control to prevent inadvertent channel change or unwanted function changes, which may be important when the radio is concealed and subject to accidental pressure on the keys.

These radios also support over-the-air Stun, Kill and Revive to disable a lost or stolen radio – mitigating any breach of security from unwanted listeners. Add the optional DVS-5 Voice Storage unit to record and store up to 120 seconds for keeping an audible record of important messages.

Ensuring Worker Safety

Includes built-in emergency notification that will switch to a designated channel and send an emergency alert. For enhanced worker safety, the Lone Worker mode is a built-in timer that requires the user to reset at a predetermined interval. If not reset, the radio automatically switches to emergency mode to alert help.

Maximise Battery Life

Includes RX/TX (receive and transmit) battery saver capability. During receive, the radio will go into saver mode while periodically checking for channel activity. During transmit, the VX-410/420 Series will automatically reduce power when the incoming signal is very strong.

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

  • 6 Programmable keys (VX-420/420A)
  • 2 Programmable keys (VX-410)
  • 8-Character alphanumeric display (VX-420/420A)
  • 2-Tone Encode + Dual 2-Tone Decode
  • CTCSS / DCS Encode and Decode
  • 5-Tone signaling
  • Compander
  • BCLO, BTLO and TOT Functions
  • Programmable alert tone
  • Priority scan
  • Dual Watch scan
  • Follow-me scan
  • Talk Around scan
  • Radio-to-radio cloning
Dust protected Splashing Water
MIL-STD 810 Rating
General Specification
Frequency Range 134 - 160 MHz(A) [VX-410/420]
146 - 174 MHz(C)
300 - 340 MHz(K) [VX-417],
350 - 380 MHz(I)
400 - 440 MHz(AS2),420 - 450 MHz(B)
440 - 470 MHz(CS) [VX-420A],
450 - 490 MHz(D),
490 - 520 MHz(F)
Number of Channels 256 and 2 - 16 groups (VX-420A)
32 (16 channels x 2 groups)
Power Supply Voltage 7.4 V DC ±20%
Channel Spacing 12.5 / 20 / 25 kHz
PLL Steps 2.5 / 6.25 kHz 5 / 6.25 kHz
Battery Life (5-5-90 duty)
2000 mAh FNB-V67LI

16 hrs (12.5 hrs w/o saver)

15 hours (11.5 hrs w/o saver)
IP Rating IP54
Operating Temperature Range -30ºC to +60ºC
Frequency Stability ± 2.5 ppm
Dimension (H x W x D) 105 x 58 x 33 mm (w/FNB-96LI)
Weight (Approx.) 310 g (w/FNB-V96LI, ANT, belt clip)
Receiver Specification*
Circuit Type Double-conversion super heterodyne
IFs 50.85 MHz & 450 kHz
Sensitivity 12 dB SINAD 0.25 μV
Squelch Sensitivity < 0.20 μV
Adjacent Channel Selectivity > 70 dB (25/20 kHz) / > 65 dB (12.5 kHz)
Intermodulation > 70 dB
Spurious and Image Rejection > 70 dB
Audio Output 500 mW @ 4 Ohms 5% THD
*Measured by TIA/EIA-603
Transmitter Specification*
Output Power 5 / 1 W
Modulation 16K0F3E, 11K0F3E
Conducted Spurious Emissions 70 dB below carrier
FM Hum & Noise > 45 dB
Audio Distortion < 3 % @1kHz
MicrophoneType 2-kOhms condenser
*Measured by TIA/EIA-603
  • MH-360S: Compact speaker microphone
  • MH-37A4B: Earpiece microphone
  • MH-450S: Speaker microphone
  • MH-45B4B: Noise cancelling speaker microphone
  • VH-115S: Behind-the-head headset w/boom mic
  • VH-215S: Over-the-head single-muff headset
  • VC-25: Over-the-head VOX headset
  • VH-120S: 3-Wire earpiece mic w/palm PTT switch
  • VH-130S: 2-Wire earpiece w/palm mic and PTT switch
  • FNB-V67LI: 2000 mAh Li-Ion battery
  • FNB-V94: 1800 mAh NiMH battery
  • FNB-83: 1400 mAh NiMH battery
  • FBA-25A: Alkaline battery case (6 AA size)
  • Desktop chargers available
  • 6-Unit rapid chargers available
  • VCM-1: Vehicle mounting bracket for battery charger
  • LCC-410S: Leather case w/swivel belt clip (VX-410)
  • LCC-420S: Leather case w/swivel belt clip (VX-420A)
  • CLIP-17C: Swivel belt clip
Option Boards
  • FVP-25: Voice Inversion Encryption & DTMF Paging
  • FVP-35: Rolling Code Encryption
  • DVS-5: Digital voice storage
  • VME-100: MDC-1200® / GE-STAR® ANI Encode
  • VMDE-200: MDC-1200® / GE-STAR® ANI Encode / Decode

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