model VX-2100/2200


VX-2100/2200 Mobile Analog Radio Series

Compact, Full-Featured Performance Mobile Radios for Maximum Value

With 50 W VHF and 45 W UHF power output for effective communications transmission, the VX-2100/2200 Mobile Analog Radio Series provides reliability, extensive signaling features and enhanced channel capacity for maximum return on your investment.

Experience a new way of getting more for less with Vertex Standard

Compact Size Takes Up Less Space

Easy to install and occupies less space for driver convenience.

When Safety Counts

The VX-2100/2200 Mobile Analog Radio Series includes built-in Emergency and Lone Worker alerts for enhanced driver safety. A panic button can be triggered from the front panel to alert the dispatcher when problems arise.

More Scanning Options

Compared to other mobile analog two-way radios in its class, the VX-2100/2200 Series provides flexible scanning features designed to optimize operations in a wide variety of environments. Includes basic scan plus: Priority, Dual Watch, Follow-Me, Follow-Me Dual Watch and Talk Around scan.

Exclusive Auto-Range Transpond System (ARTS™)

Always know your connection status. Only Vertex Standard radios are designed to inform you when you and another ARTS™-equipped radio are within communication range. If out of range, your radio senses no signal has been received and beeps to alert you. A great solution to keep workers coordinated.

FCC Narrowbanding Compliant

Meets the FCC Part 90 requirement for using 12.5 kHz channels by January 1, 2013.

Choose the Right VX-2100/2200 Mobile Analog Radio to match your need:

VX-2100 Mobile Analog Radio:

  • 1 Character numeric display
  • 8 channels/ 1 group

VX-2200 Mobile Analog Radio:

  • 8 Character numeric display
  • 128 channels/ 8 groups

Additional Features:

  • RSSI signal strength indicator
  • 2-Tone Encode and Decode 
  • 5-Tone Signaling 
  • CTCSS / DCS Encode and Decode 
  • BCLO, BTLO, TOT Functions
  • DTMF Paging 
  • DTMF Speed Dial
  • Stun / Kill / Revive (5-tone) 
  • Remote listen
  • Lone Worker
  • Programmable minimum volume
  • D-Sub 15 Pin Accessory Connector 
  • Public Address/Horn Alert 
  • Radio-to-Radio Cloning 
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Technical Specifications

General Specifications:
Frequency Range VHF: 134 - 174 MHz UHF: 400-470 MHz/ UHF: 450-512 MHz
Number of Channels and Groups 8 channels/ 1 group (VX-2100) 128 channels/ 8 groups (VX-2200)
Power Supply Voltage 13.6 V DC ± 15%
Channel Spacing 12.5/20*/25* kHz
PLL Steps 2.5/5/6.25 kHz 5/6.25 kHz
Current Consumption TX: 11A (50 W, 45 W), 6 A (25W) RX: 2.5A, Standby: 200 mA
Operating Temperature Range -22° F to 140° F (-30° C to + 60° C)
Frequency Stability Better than ± 2.5 ppm
RF Input-Output Impedence 50 Ohms
Dimension (H x W x D) 6.5 x 1.8 x 6.1 inches (165 x 45 x 155 mm) (w/ FNB-V133LI-UNI)
Weight (Approx.) 2.87 lbs (1.3kg)
Receiver Specification: measured by TIA/EIA-603
Sensitivity (12 dB SINAD) 0.25 µV
Adjacent Channel Sensitivity 75/ 65 dB 73 dB / 65 dB
Intermodulation 73 dB / 70 dB
Spurious Image Rejection 90 dB 80 dB
Audio Output Internal: 4W @ 18 Ohms, 5% THD External: 12W @ 4 Ohms, 5% THD
Transmitter Specifications: measured by TIA/EIA-603
Output Power 50 / 25/ 10 W (50 W) 25/ 12.5/ 5/ 1 W (25 W) 45/ 25/ 10W (45W) 25/ 12.5/ 5/ 1 W(25W)
Modulation 16K0F3E /11K0F3E
Maximum Deviation ± 5.0 kHz / ± 2.5 kHz
Conducted Spurious Emissions 70 dB below carrier
Audio Distortion <3% @ 1 kHz
Conducted Spurious Emissions 70 dB below carrier

Applicable MIL-STD

Standard MIL 810C MIL 810D MIL 810E MIL 810F
High Temperature 500.1/2 - - -
Low Temperature 502.1 / 1 - - -
Blowing Sand and Dust - - 510.3/ 1 -
Vibration 514.2/8, 10 514.3-1/Cat 10 514.4-1/Cat 10 514.5/Cat 20, 24
Shock 516.2/ 1,4 516.3/ 1,4 516.4/ 1,4 516.5/1,4,6

DC Noise Filters

Plug-In DC Line Filter


Desktop Microphone


Standard Microphone


DTMF Keypad Microphone (16 keys)

Power Supply

External Power Supply

Programming and Installation

Interface Cable for FIF-10A

Factory Radio Programming (single channel only)
Cloning Cable

Programming cable from PC.  Check specific models for additional cable pigtails.


Voice inversion encryption and DTMF paging


Rolling Code Encryption


MDC-1200® / GE Star® ANI Encode


External Speaker, 12 W


Waterproof external speaker, 12 W

Operating Manuals

816.12 KB
Spec Sheets - North America
Vertex Standard VX-2100/2200 Series Spec Sheet - North America_Dec 2013

1.21 MB

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