Compact Form Factor
The form factor of this radio is designed to focus on vertical markets such as security, hospitality and retail. The compact size of this radio allows user to seamlessly integrate the radio into the existing business operations.
Simple and Reliable
Characteristic of Vertex Standard portable portfolio, the radio is engineered for ease of use with high quality assurance.
With both scan and priority scan, user can be assured of flexibility of scan modes for better productivity.
Upon channel switching, the radio announces the current channel. Users can toggle between channels without having to look at the radio, thus improving work productivity.
Loud and Clear Audio
The 1-Watt speaker ensures important communications are conveyed in any noisy environment.
For the VZ-28 model, up to 128 channels can be stored either through programming software, or front panel. This provides conveniences to the users, avoiding the need to frequently program the radio.
Li-lon Battery Solutions
1800mAh Li-lon energy solutions provide up to 13 hours of talk time with 5-5-90 duty cycle comprising 5% transmit, 5% receive and 90% standby.
2-Prong Pin Connector Accessories
The 2-prong pin side connector enables standard audio accessories to be used with this radio, thus lowering the overall cost of ownership.
- Battery Status Indicator
- Battery Saver Mode
- CTCSS/DCS Encode/Decode
- Channel Announcement
- Internal VOX (Voice Activated Transmit)
- 2-pin accessory connector
- Busy Channel Lockout (BCLO)
- Reverse Burst
- PTT ID
- Keypad Lock (for VZ-28 only)
|Frequency Range||136 - 174 MHz||403 - 470 MHz
350 - 390 MHz
|Number of Channels||16/128 channels|
|Power Supply Voltage||7.4 V nominal|
|Channel Spacing||25 / 12.5 kHz|
Battery Life (5-5-90 duty w/battery saver)
1800mAh Li Ion Battery
13 hours (VZ-20) / 11 hours (VZ-28)
|IP Rating||IP 54|
|Operating Temperature Range||-13º F to +140º F (-25º C to +60º C)|
|Dimension (H x W x D)||4.3 x 2.3 x 1.4 in (109 x 60 x 37 mm) with 1800 mAh Battery|
|Weight (Approx.)||270 g w/FNB-Z182Li Battery|
|Sensitivity||Analog 12 dB SINAD: 0.20 μV|
|Adjacent Channel Selectivity||65 dB / 60 dB|
|Intermodulation||60 dB / 55 dB|
|Spurious and Image Rejection||70 dB|
|Audio Output||1 W @ 16 Ohms (INT)|
|Hum and Noise||40 dB|
|Conducted Spurious Emission||-57dBm for < 1 GHz
-47dBm for > 1 GHz
|Output Power||5 / 1 W||4 / 1 W|
|Modulation Limiting||± 2.5 kHz|
|Conducted Spurious Emissions||-36dBm for < 1 GHz
-30dBm for > 1 GHz
|FM Hum & Noise||45 dB / 40 dB|
|Audio Distortion||< 3 %|
|Frequency Stability||± 1.5 ppm|
- Antenna: VZ Series Antenna 403-470MHz
- Antenna: VZ Series Antenna 136-174MHz
- Antenna: VZ Series Antenna 350-390MHz
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