VX-260

VX-260: The All Purpose Analog Radio

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VX-260 Portable Analog Radio Series

A New Combination of Performance and Value in portable radios.

The VX-260 Portable Radio Series delivers the ideal combination of features and performance for efficiency, reliability and interoperability.

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

Enhanced Audio Output

Excellent Audio performance allows for better message clarity so you can be heard loud and clear in all situations.

Expanded Interoperability

The VX-260 portable analog radio series boasts abundant signaling options such as MDC1200®, FleetSync®, DTMF, 2-tone and 5-tone capabilities, providing seamless integration into a mixed fleet.

Safety Not Sacrificed

Emergency alert can be programmed to instantly notify help with a press of a button on the VX-260 portable analog radio series. Lone Worker 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. An ideal solution for supervisors to monitor the safety status of radio users working alone. VOX capable with accessory.

Universal Battery System

The Universal Battery System for Vertex Standard portable radios takes energy interoperability to a new level by utilizing a single charger base to support multiple radio series when used with designated UNI batteries.

Choose the Right VX-260 Portable Analog Radio to match your need:

VX-261 Portable Analog Radio:

  • Non-display portable radio
  • 16 channels/ 1 group
  • 2 custom-programmable keys
  • Superior audio quality

VX-264 Portable Analog Radio:

  • Display portable radio
  • 128 channels/ 8 groups
  • 6 custom-programmable keys
  • Embedded voice inversion encryption
  • Superior audio quality

Additional Features:

  • MDC1200™ ANI Encode
  • FleetSync™ ANI Encode
  • DTMF ANI Encode
  • 2-Tone Encode/Decode
  • 5-Tone Encode/Decode
  • CTCSS/DCS Encode and Decode
  • Emergency
  • Lone Worker
  • Multiple Scan Options
  • Auto-Range Transpond System (ARTS™)
  • Internal VOX (when used with a VOX accessory)
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Technical Specifications

VX-261 VX-264
General Specifications:
Frequency Range VHF: 136 - 174 MHz/ UHF: 403-470 MHz/ UHF: 450-512 MHz
Dimension (H x W x D) with FNB-V133LI-UNI (inch) 4.3 x 2.3 x 1.3 inches (109 x 58.4 x 32.3 mm) (w/ FNB-V133LI-UNI)
Weight 9.9 oz (281G) (w/FNB-V133LI-Uni, Antenna, Belt, Clip) 11.6 oz (330G) (w/FNB-V134LI-Uni, Antenna, Belt, Clip)
Display No 8 Character Alphanumeric
Power Output 5/1 W
Channel Spacing 25/20*/12.5* kHz
Audio Output 700 mW @ 16 Ohms (Internal) / 500 mW @ 4 Ohms (External)
SP size (? ) 36
Number of Channels 16 128
Number of Groups 1 8
Programmable Buttons 2 6
PC Programming CE150
Radio to Radio Cloning Yes
Battery Life FNB-V133LI-Uni; 10.8h (8.8h w/o saver) / FNB-V134LI-Uni; 19h (15.5h w/o saver)
IP Rating 55
Power Supply Voltage 7.4 V DC ± 10%
Operating Temperature Range -22° F to 140° F (-30° C to + 60° C)
Frequency Stability ± 2.5 ppm
RF Input-Output Impedence 50 Ohms
Receiver Specification: measured by TIA/EIA-603
Circuit Type Doable conversion Superheterodyne
Sensitivity (12 dB SINAD) 0.25 µV typical
Adjacent Channel Sensitivity 65/ 60 dB (25KHz / 12.5 KHz)
Frequency VHF: 136 - 174 MHz/ UHF: 403-470 MHz/ UHF: 450-520 MHz
Channel Spacing 25/20/12.5 kHz
Intermodulation 65 dB
Spurious Image Rejection 70 dB
Hum and Noise 40 dB
Audio Output 700 mW @ 16 Ohms (Internal) / 500 mW @ 4 Ohms (External)
Audio Distortion < 5%
Conducted Spurious -57 dB
Transmitter Specifications: measured by TIA/EIA-603
Output Power 5 / 1 Watt
Modulation 16K0F3E, / 14K0F3E (EU)/ 11K0F3E
Maximum Deviation ± 5.0 kHz / ± 4.0 kHz / ± 2.5 kHz
Conducted Spurious Emissions 70 dB below carrier
FM Hum and Noise 40 dB
Audio Distortion (@1 kHz) < 5%


Applicable MIL-STD

Standard MIL 810C MIL 810D MIL 810E MIL 810F MIL 810G
Low Pressure 500.1-1 500.2-2 500.3-2 500.4-1,2 500.5-1,2
High Temperature 501.1 - 1,2 501.2 - 1/1A, 2/A1 501.3 - 1/1A, 2/A1 501.4- 1/HOT, 2/HOT 501.5- 1/1A1,2/A2
Low Temperature 502.1-1 502.2-1/Cat3, 2/Cat1 502.3-1/Cat3, 2/Cat1 502.4-1/Cat3, 2/Cat1 502.5-1/Cat3, 2/Cat1,3/Cat 1
Temperature Shock 503.1-1 503.2-1/A1 Cat 3 503.2-1/A1 Cat 3 503.4-1 503.5-1/C
Solar Radiation 505.1-2 505.2-1 505.3-1 505.4-1 505.5 - 1/A1
Rain 506.1-1,2 506.2-1,2 506.3-1,2 506.4-1,3 506.5-1,3
Humidity 507.1-2 507.2-2 507.3-2 507.4 507.5 - 2/Agg 509.5
Salt Spray/Fog 509.1-1 509.2-1 509.3-1 509.4 509.5
Blowing Dust 510.1-1 510.2-1 510.3-1 510.4-1 510.5-1
Blowing Sand - 510.2-2 510.3-2 510.4-2 510.5-2
Vibration 514.2-8/F,W 514.3-1/Cat 10, 2/Cat 3 514.4-1/Cat 10, 2/Cat 3 514.5/Cat 24 514.6/Cat 24
Shock 516.2-1,2,3,5 516.3-1,4,6 516.4-1,4,6 516.5-1,4,6 516.6-1,4,6


Antennas
ATU-6A

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UHF flexible Whip Antenna, easily screws into your Vertex Standard radio.

400 - 430 MHz
6.5" (16.5 cm)
ATU-6DS

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UHF 3.07" stubby antenna is ideal for radios worn on the belt so the antenna does not get in the way of clothing.

450 - 490 MHz
3.07" (7.8 cm)
ATU-6F

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UHF 5.35" Flexible Whip Antenna easily screws into your Vertex Standard radio.


ATU-6S

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UHF stubby Antenna is idea for radios worn on the belt so the antenna does not get caught in the clothing.

Available in multiple ranges:
ATU-6AS 410-430 MHz
ATU-6DS 450-485 MHz
ATV-6B

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VHF 3.66" Flexible Whip Antenna easily screws into your Vertex Standard radio.

150 - 163 MHz
3.66" (9.3 cm)
ATV-6C

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VHF 3.43" Flexible Whip Antenna easily screws into your Vertex Standard radio.

161 - 174 MHz
3.43" (87 cm)
ATV-6XL

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An untuned VHF antenna operates over the full range for optimal flexibility.

less than 7.24" (18.4 cm)
ATV-8A

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VHF 5.9" Flexible Whip Antenna easily screws into your Vertex Standard radio.

134 - 151 MHz
5.9" (150 cm)
ATV-8B

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VHF 5.9" Flexible Whip antenna easily screws into your Vertex Standard radio.

150 - 162 MHz
5.9" (15 cm)
ATV-8C

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VHF 5.9" Flexible Whip antenna easily screws into your Vertex Standard radio.

161 - 174 MHz
5.9" (15 cm)
Audio Accessories
Enable more discreet communications by plugging the MH-100 ear piece into your Vertex standard remote speaker microphone (RSM). This receive only earpiece directs audio to the ear, instead of broadcasting out of the speaker microphone. This is ideal when monitoring communications, in high noise environments or when it is important to keep the incoming audio private.
MH101A4B

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Monitor communications hands -free with a simple ear piece and microphone. The MH-101A4B is a 1 wire surveillance style earpiece/microphone kit for use with compatible Vertex Standard two way radios. It includes a clear tube ear piece with mushroom tip and an inline microphone with Push-to-Talk (PTT).
MH-102A4B

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For use with compatible Vertex Standard two-way radios, Communicate discreetly with a Vertex MH-101A4B two- wire surveillance style earpiece/microphone kit. Audio is direct to the ear instead of broadcast out of the external transceiver speaker. It includes a clear tube with mushroom tip and a co-located Push-to-Talk (PTT) button and microphone.
MH-103A4B

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This surveillance style audio accessory enables more covert communications by allowing the user to remotely control the radio without anyone knowing. The three wire kit features separate wires for receiving transmissions, push-to-talk (PTT) and microphone. The user can discreetly hide the radio, PTT button and speaker so as not to draw attention to radio communication. This can be ideal for private security firms, hospitality, retail and education markets where discreet communications are important.
MH-37A4B-1

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Remotely control the radio with a single-wire surveillance earpiece microphone. This device features an inline microphone and Push-to-Talk (PTT) button for one hand operations while discreetly listening to the audio through the integrated earpiece. The earpiece features an over the ear speaker for added comfort.
VH-150A

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This headset fits behind the head and allows the user to operate the radio using VOX, (Voice Operated eXchange) for hands free operation. Hear the incoming audio through the ear piece. Respond via voice using the VOX feature and the boom microphone. The operator also has the ability to turn the VOX off and operate the radio using the Push-to-Talk (PTT).
Batteries
FNB-V133LI-UNI

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Lithium -Ion battery pack designed for the VX-260 , EVX-261 VX-450 and EVX530 series Vertex Standard radios for added flexibility in multi-unit fleets. It fits neatly into the Universal (UNI) Vertex Standard charger for added flexibility.
FNB-V134LI-UNI

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Lithium -Ion battery pack designed for the Vertex Standard VX-260, EVX-261, VX-450, EVX-530 and VX530 series radios.Designed for added flexibility in multi-unit fleets. It fits neatly into the Universal (UNI) Vertex Standard charger for added flexibility.
Belt Clips
CLIP-20

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Spring action belt clip holds the radio in place on a belt.
Carry Cases
LCC-261

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Protect your VX-261 or EVX-261 radio with a Vertex Standard leather carrying case with belt loops to hold the radio firmly to the belt.
LCC-261H

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Protect your VX-261 or EVX-261 radio with a Vertex Standard leather carrying case with belt loops to hold the radio firmly to the belt.
LCC-261SH

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Fits the VX-261 or EVX-261 radio, this leather carrying case protects the radio and allows the user to secure the radio to his belt. The swivel belt loop allows the radio to easily move with the user from sitting to standing to bending.
LCC-264

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Ideal for display radios this leather carrying case protects your Vertex Standard radio. It holds the radio firmly to your belt. For display radio models VX-264.
LCC-264H

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Ideal for display radios this leather carrying case protects your Vertex Standard radio. It holds the radio firmly to your belt. For display radio models VX-264.
LCC-264S

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Ideal for display radios this leather carrying case protects your Vertex Standard radio. It holds the radio firmly to your belt. For display radio models VX-264.
LCC-264SH

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Ideal for display radios this leather carrying case protects your Vertex Standard radio. It holds the radio firmly to your belt. For display radio models VX-264.
Chargers
VAC-6058

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Multi- unit charger for Uni Lithium-Ion batteries or radios. It can charge up to 6 radios or batteries at one time. It has built-in individual LED status red, green, orange to show when the battery is rapidly charging, near completion, complete and battery check - waiting to charge. This charger can be mounted to the wall to save space.
Available in either 120VAC or 220V.
VAC-UNI

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Single-unit universal (UNI) charger, interchangeable between different Vertex Standard radio models for the most flexibility in meeting your battery charging needs.
Easily mount your charger in the vehicle for on-the-go charging capability. Includes mounting hardware and connection to the vehicle battery.
Programming, Installation
CT-106

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Radio cable used to program a radio with the FIF-12.
CT-160

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Connect radio with a 4-pin mic jack to be used with the FRB-6 tuning interface box.
CT-27A

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Connect two radios together to speed the process of servicing radios and adding new programming software.
FIF-12

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The FIF-12 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.
This tuning interface box is used to test and adjust the radios. Requires the appropriate connection cable.
Remote Speaker Mics
MH-360S

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Compact speaker microphone easily fits on a jacket lapel, placing audio next to the users ear. The PPT is conveniently located so the user can operate without needing to look at the radio.
MH-450S

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Medium-Duty Speaker Microphone with lapel clip and 3.5mm Ear phone Jack for convenient operation, allowing the user to keep the radio located on the belt and communicate using the Remote Speaker Mic (RSM).
MH-45B4B

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The Vertex Standard Noise Cancelling Remote Speaker Microphone (RSM) reduces crowd or machinery noise so your voice comes through loud and clear when you speak directly into the microphone. This speaker microphone includes a Push-to-Talk switch and speaker volume toggle switch to control the volume. An ear jack provides the ability to add an optional ear speaker.
MH66A4B

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Reduce background noise with this noise cancelling, rugged, high performance Remote Speaker Microphone(RSM). With a 360 degree mounting clip, the RSM can be adjusted to meet the unique needs of each user. It is water proof and dustproof, IP57 specifications for dust and water submersions: 3 feet for 30 minutes.
Operating Manuals
VX-261_OM_EN_2016-2

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VX-264_OM_EN_2016-2

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VX-264 Operating Manual

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Spec Sheets - North America
Vertex Standard VX-260 Series Spec Sheet North America

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