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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


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The MD-12 desktop microphone is designed for use with Vertex Standard mobiles and base stations. It can turn a radio into a control station. Large buttons are easy to use on a desktop or other fixed work station.

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Designed specifically for Vertex Standard radios ths standard mobile microphone provides push-to-talk (PTT) functionality to control a mobile radio. The multi-pin connection keeps the microphone securely in place.

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Mobile microphone for Vertex Standard transeivers with a 16 digit DTMF keypad. It allows the user to initiate a phone call using the 10 digit keys. There are an additional 4 buttons buttons which can be programmed to send specific information such as status updates.
Power Supplies

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External, low profile desktop power supply converts 120VAC to 12VDC.
Programming, Installation

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Program a mobile radio or base station from a computer. This cable connects the radio to the FIF-12A. For use with a FIF-12A USB interface.

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For use with the FRB-6 tuning interface this cable connects the radio to the tuning box.
Connect two radios together to clone the programming from one radio to the next to speed up servicing radios. Works with theVX-2100, VX-2200, VX-4500 or EVX-5300/5400 series mobile radios.

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The FIF-12A is the programming software for Vertex Standard Radios. It includes a USB interface cable for PC programming. Allows the user to connect the radio to a PC or other device using a USB port. A separate radio cable is required to connect the radio for programming.
This tuning interface box is used to test and adjust the radios. Requires the appropriate connection cable.

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Program the radio from a PC with this programming cable.

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Add band inversion encryption and DTMF paging to your radio for added security over voice transmission. Keeps conversations private within your system.

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Keep conversations private with the FVP-35 encryption unit. It provides a rolling code for added security.

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Basic encryption unit keeps conversations private with inversion encryption unit.

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Add MDC1200 signaling with ANI (Automatic Number Identification) to your Vertex Standard radio for performing low speed data features such as unit ID, status, emergency and status button. Program the radio with the desired features.

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External speaker can be quickly mounted to increase audio output. With 12 watts of audio for loud environments.

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Waterproof speaker for external mountings on vehicles that are exposed to the elements such as motorcycle. Provide 12 watts of audio for noisy environments
Operating Manuals

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

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