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MOTOROLA XTNi FREE USE Professional Handheld PMR-446

MOTOROLA XTNi FREE USE Professional Handheld PMR-446






Knob on / off / volume

It is used to turn on or turn off the radio and adjust the volume of the radio.

Channel selector knob

It is used to tune the different channels.


Must speak clearly and close to the microphone to send a message.


The radio antenna can not be removed.

LED Indicator

It is used to report the battery status, power status, calls and search state

Side buttons

PTT (push to talk)

Hold the PTT button to talk, release to listen.

Side Button 1 (SB1)

Side Button 1 is a general button can be configured via the programming software (CPS). The default setting is SB1 button "Monitoring."

Side Button 2 (SB2)

Side Button 2 is a general button can be configured through the CPS. SB2 The default setting is "Find / Delete obstructive channels."

Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)

XTNi Series has different types of batteries. For more information, see the Features section of the battery and recharging options on page 11.

This User Guide covers several XTNi Series models and can detail certain features your radio does not have. The model number of the radio is in the front of the radio, below the speaker and contains the following information:


The radios have XTNi Series Lithium-Ion batteries (Li-Ion) that come in different capacities, which depends on the life of the battery. They also provide the option to use alkaline batteries. The radio is equipped with a quick reload clip.


About Lithium-Ion Battery

The radio XTNi Series comes with a rechargeable Lithium Ion battery. This battery is charged before first use to ensure capacity and performance.

The battery life depends on several factores.Algunos of the most important are regular overcharging the batteries and the average discharge rate in each cycle. In general, the greater the overload and the greater the average discharge, the lower the number of cycles the battery will last. For example, if the battery is overloaded and discharge to 100% several times a day, it will take less cycles if it is loaded to a lesser extent and is discharged to 50% every day. In addition, a battery which receives minimal overcharging and averages only 25% discharge, may last even longer.

Motorola batteries are designed specifically for use with a Motorola charger and vice versa. The load on non-Motorola equipment may damage the battery and void the warranty on your battery. Where possible, the battery should be at a temperature of about 77 ° F (25 º C) (room temperature). When charging a cool (below 50 degrees F [10 º C]) can lead to loss of electrolytes and finally battery failure. By uploading a hot (above 95 º F [35 º C]), reduces the discharge capacity, affecting the operation of the radio. Battery chargers contain a Motorola quick charge circuit temperature sensor that ensures that the batteries are charged within the temperature range mentioned above.

Battery recycling and disposal

The lithium-ion rechargeable batteries are recyclable. However, some areas may not have recycling centers. According to U.S. State Laws and many other countries, the batteries must be recycled and can not be disposed of in landfills or incinerators. Contact the local authority waste management for requirements and information specific to your area. Motorola fully endorses and promotes the recycling of Li-Ion batteries. U.S. and Canada, Motorola participates in the program of the Society of Rechargeable Battery Recycling (RBRC, for its acronym in English) for collection and recycling of Li-Ion batteries.

Many sellers and agents participating in this program. To find the nearest location where you take your battery, visit the RBRC website at www.rbrc.com or call 1-800-8-BATTERY. There may be more useful information about recycling options to consumers, businesses and government entities.


To change the factory setting mode charger to adapt to a high capacity battery:

1.Press carefully the two tabs on either side of the removable seat and remove charger stand up on the seat.

2.Rote removable seat 180 degrees and replace by inserting it into the notch on the charger until it clicks. " Removable seat label should be marked "High & Ultra Capacity Battery" to the front of the charger.

3.Repita this procedure to return to the position of standard battery recharge. Removable seat label should be marked "Standard Battery" to the front.

Note: Make sure the seat is correctly positioned so that it can properly charge the battery pack itself and the radio.


For explanations on the following topics, see page 8 of the guide.


To turn on the radio, turn the knob on / off / volume in the direction of clockwise. The radio will emit a sharp sound and the LED will briefly flash red.

To turn off the radio, turn the knob on / off / volume in the opposite direction clockwise until you hear a click and the LED on the radio is turned off.


Turn the on / off / volume in the sense of clockwise to increase volume or counterclockwise to lower.

Note: Do not bring the radio to ear when at high volume or adjust the volume.


To select a channel, turn the channel selector knob and select the desired channel.

Program each channel separately. Each channel has its own frequency, phase-code interference and search settings.


It is important to conduct a traffic monitoring before transmitting to avoid "talking over" another person who is transmitting.

To monitor, hold the SB1 (*) for 2 or 3 seconds to enter the traffic lane. If there is no activity, you will hear the "static." To return, press SB1 again. Once you have checked the traffic channel, make your call by pressing the PTT button. When transmitting, the LED will blink red every 3 seconds.

(*) Assuming that SB1 has not been programmed for a different way.


1.Select a channel selection by turning the channel until it reaches the desired channel.

2.Ensure the PTT button is not pressed and listen for voice activity.

3.The LED flashes RED ago when the radio is receiving a call.

4.For respond, hold the radio upright at 1 to 2 inches (2.5 to 5 cm) of the mouth. Press the PTT to talk, release to listen.

Note: Please note that when the radio is receiving or transmitting, the LED is always red.

Note: To hear all activity on the current channel, press briefly to set the code SB1 CTCSS / DPL 0. This function is called Cancellation of CTCSS / DPL (configuration of silence to silence.)


XTNi radios are designed to maximize performance and improve transmission range in the field. You should not use radios closer than 1.5 meters to avoid interference.

The communication range depends on terrain. Be affected by concrete structures, heavy foliage and use radios indoors or


The optimum range is achieved in flat, open areas, with coverage up to 9 miles. The midrange is where there are buildings or trees in the middle. The minimum occurs when dense foliage and mountains that block the channel of communication.

To establish a good two-way communication channel, frequency and interference eliminator codes must be the same on both radios. This depends on the stored profile is programmed before the radio:

1.Canal: Current channel is using the radio, depending on the model of radio.

2.Frecuencia: the radio frequency used to transmit / receive.

Interference Eliminator 3.Código: These codes help minimize interference by providing a variety of combinations of codes.

4.Código encryption: Codes that make transmissions sound incomprehensible to those who listen and do not have that specific code.

5.Ancho band: At some frequencies you can select the channel spacing, which must match other radios for optimum sound quality.

For details on setting frequency and CTCSS / DPL in the channels, see "Programming Mode" on page 31.

Note: Interference Eliminator Codes are also called CTCSS / DPL or PL / DPL

Hands free accessories (iVOX)

Active iVOX pressing the PTT button while turning the radio.

The iVOX can be temporarily disabled by pressing the PTT.

Briefly pressing the PTT button is activated again iVOX.

Occurs a slight delay between the time of speaking and radio broadcasting.

Note: This function is only available iVOX to XTNId (Model to display).

Setting the VOX sensitivity

The sensitivity of the radio or microphone accessory can be adjusted while running the VOX to fit different contexts of operation. The sensitivity of VOX / iVOX can be programmed via the CPS.

The default is "off" (level 0). If you want to use the VOX, the VOX level should not be 0.

1 = Low sensitivity

2 = Medium sensitivity

3 = High Sensitivity

Microphone gain

You can adjust the microphone sensitivity of the radio so as to adapt to different users or contexts of operation.

This feature can be set only through the CPS. The default setting of the microphone is level 2 (average increase).

Battery Saver

The Battery Save feature extends the battery life as the radio goes into a state of "idle" if no account activity. To activate / deactivate, press the SB1 and SB2 at the same time for 2 or 3 seconds at a time connecting the radio until you hear a rapid series of beeps. For the time of attack is a little better, turn off the battery save feature so that the radio is always ready to transmit or receive without delay.

Note: The default setting for the battery save feature is "on."

Restore factory settings

Restore the factory default settings will return all functions of the radio to original factory settings. To do so, press PTT, SB2 and SB1 simultaneously while turning the radio until you hear a high beep.

Transmission end tone (beep change)

Briefly press SB1 while turning the radio to enable / disable the transmission end tone.

Note: The default settings for this feature is disabled.


To easily program all functions of your radio, you should use the CPS kit that includes sections on programming cable, CPS and accessories.

Programming Mode

Programming Mode is a special mode that allows radio program the basic functions of the radio using the programming panel.

When the radio is in programming mode, you can read and modify three functions:


Codes (CTCSS / DPL) and

Auto Search.

The frequency programming function allows you to select the frequencies for each channel.

The Interference Eliminator Code (CTCSS / DPL) helps to minimize interference by providing a variety of combinations of codes to filter out static, noise and unwanted messages.

Automatic search function lets you set a particular channel so that when you select that channel, automatically activate the search (not necessary to press any button to start the search).

Reading the values that indicates the radio

Because the model no viewfinder does not display values that are being programmed, the radio will communicate this information through beeps and LED signs. The radio LEDs will blink in two colors: orange to indicate "0" and red for other values of 1 to 9. The specific number that the radio will be showing will be differentiated by short and long red flashes.

While the radio will display the number by flashing, will be a combination of short beeps and prolonged

Programming Mode Selection

Note: Before programming the functions, make sure your radio is on channel to be programmed. You can do this before selecting the programming mode or at any time after selecting it by turning the channel selector to the desired channel.

To read or modify frequencies, codes and auto search, put the radio in "Programming Mode" by holding down both the PTT and the SB1 at the same time while turning the radio for 3 or 5 seconds until you hear a sondio Acute indicating that you have selected the programming mode idle (*). The radio LED will start flashing green.

Note: (*) The programming mode idle mode is the stage of programming the radio is waiting for the user to start the cycle (see the programming mode image on previous page).

Once you are in Programming Mode "inactive", you can read the radio frequencies, codes and auto search setting by briefly pressing the PTT button to scroll through the programmable functions.

Reading frequency values

By reading the values of frequencies, will read two digits, since XTNi% u2122 series radios have 16 (*) UHF frequencies (see the UHF frequency tables).

After selecting the programming mode idle, the radio will tell you when the first set value briefly press the PTT button (see image below). This corresponds to the first digit of the frequency. If you briefly press the PTT button again, the radio will indicate the second digit of value.

Reading search values automatically

Once you have read the CTCSS / DPL, briefly pressing the PTT button again, your radio, it will automatically search (see "Selecting the Programming Mode" on page 33, step 3). Automatic search has only two values:

Note that, while in the automatic search mode, briefly pressing the PTT button, the radio programming will return to idle mode. You will hear a popping sound which indicates the cycle starts again and the radio will start flashing green.

Programming frequencies, codes and auto search

Each time he issued radio signals and beeps, you can change the current configuration either SB1 briefly pressed to increase or briefly pressing the SB2 to decrease. The radio will indicate the new configuration set.

How to save the settings

If you are satisfied with the new configuration, you can:

briefly press the PTT button to continue programming,

hold the PTT button to save and return to idle or programming mode

hold the PTT button twice to exit the programming mode idle and return to normal operation of the radio.

Estella green.


To not save the value you just set, turn off the radio or change channels with the channel knob.

If you return to the beginning, the programming mode idle, you hear a popping sound and the radio LEDs will start flashing green again. All changed values are automatically saved.

FAQs Programming Mode

1. I was distracted during digit programming and forgot what was programmed. What should I do?

Return to idle mode and start programming again, since you can not return to programming mode (the radio has no way to tell what stage is the specific programming). Therefore, you can:

hold the PTT button. The radio programming will return to idle mode

turn off the radio and select the programming mode again (see the instructions at the beginning of this section)

2. I'm trying to program a frequency (or code) but the radio will not let me do it. Was returned to the beginning and again at "0."

The radio will not let you set a value that is between the frequencies and codes available. For example, if you try to program the code 128, the radio will not accept it as the maximum value is 122. The same applies to the frequencies. See Tables of frequencies and codes to ensure you are scheduling a valid number.

3. I'm trying to select the mode the radio programming but do not let me.

The radio can be blocked with the CPS not to allow programming from the front panel. Turn it on again using the CPS.

4. I was wrong and I programmed a wrong value. How I can delete or reschedule?

If you fail to set a value, you have two options:

a) return to the beginning (you will hear surround sound) each time it reaches the maximum value (9) or minimum (0). Follow up (briefly pressing SB1) or decreasing (SB2 briefly pressing) until the desired value or

b) turn the radio off and start again.

5. I just wanted to set the value. How do I exit programming mode?

If you are in programming mode, you can quit holding the PTT button twice.

If you are already in Programming Mode "off", hold down the PTT button once.

6. I finished setting up the features on this channel and want to schedule another channel.

Select the new channel to be programmed with the channel selection knob. The radio is in Programming Mode "inactive." To save the changes, make sure that you are in Programming Mode "inactive" before changing the channel, otherwise you will lose the changes you have made.


Frequency Programming Example

Assuming the current frequency value is set to channel 1, with the default UHF 02 (equivalent to 446.01875 MHz) and that you wish to change the frequency number = 13 (which corresponds to 446.05625 MHz), follow these instructions:

Select programming mode

Briefly press the PTT button to select the frequency mode. The radio will indicate the current value, "0" (orange flash)

Press the SB1 button once to increase the first digit to "1."

Briefly press the PTT button once to continue and set the second digit of the frequency. The radio will indicate the current value, it would be "2" (two red flashes.)

Press the SB1 button once to increase the value of the digit "3."

Hold the PTT button. The LED displays a green light indicating "inactive" status.

Hold the PTT button to exit programming mode or turn off the radio.

Programming Example code

Assuming that the value of the current code is the factory default, 001, and that you wish to switch to Code CTCSS / DPL = 103, follow these instructions:

Select programming mode

Briefly press the PTT button three times (Select the programming mode selection CTCSS / DPL). The radio LED will blink orange to indicate that the current value is 0

Press the SB1 button once (to change the first digit to 1). The LED will blink red. Briefly press the PTT button (to continue and set the second digit). The LED will blink orange to indicate that the current value is 0.

Briefly press the PTT button and proceed to set the third digit. The LED will blink red to indicate that the current value is 1.

Press the SB1 button to change the third digit to 2. Press the SB1 button again to change the "third digit" 3. The radio will indicate the value chosen.

Hold the PTT button to save your changes and return to idle mode programming.

After selecting the programming mode idle, the LED will start flashing green.

Hold the PTT button to exit programming mode.

Programming Example Auto Search

The automatic search is the latest programming mode can be enabled or disabled "for a particular channel. To activate the automatic search:

1. Select the programming mode and select the desired channel (please see the image "Selecting programming mode on page 38).

2. Briefly press the PTT button six times to select the programming selection mode automatic search. The radio will beep and display the settings

Current automatic search (see "Reading AutoSearch settings page 41).

3. Briefly press the SB1 to enable / disable the automatic search function on the channel. When activated, the radio LED will blink RED. When off, the radio LED will blink ORANGE.



The search allows you to monitor other channels to detect conversations.

When the radio detects a transmission, will seek and remain in the active channel. This allows you to listen and communicate with people who are on that channel without having to move the channel knob. If you have a conversation while on Channel 2, the radio will remain on channel 1 and channel 2 can listen. After the conversation channel 1, the radio will wait 5 seconds and resume the search again.

To begin searching, press the SB2 (*).

When the radio detects channel activity, it stops on that channel until the end of the activity. You can talk to the (s) of person (s) that are transmitted without having to change channels by pressing the PTT.

To stop scanning, briefly press the button again SB2.

If you press the PTT button during the search, the radio broadcast on the channel that was selected before activating the quest.

If no transmission does not occur within 5 seconds, the radio will resume search.

To find a channel without interference eliminator codes (CTCSS / DPL), configure the channel code to "0" in the program selection mode CTCSS / DPL.

When the radio is in search, the LED will blink red.

Note: (*) Assuming that the SB2 button has not been programmed for purposes other than the default. If you have enabled Automatic search for a particular channel, do not press the button SB2 to find the channel, the radio will do it automatically.

Edit search list

Search Schedules can be edited using the CPS (see CPS (programming software) "on page 42).

Abolition of obstructive channels

Suppression of channels allows you to remove obstructive temporarily channels Search List. This function is useful when talks on a channel irrelevant "obstructive" stop the search function of the radio. To delete a channel from the list of search:

Begin your search by briefly pressing the SB2 (*).

Wait until the radio stops on the channel you want to delete and then press and hold to delete SB2.

The channel will not be removed until you leave the Search SB2 briefly pressing the back or off the radio.

Note: (*) Assumes that the SB2 button has not been programmed for purposes other than the default.

The easiest way to set or change the functions of your radio is using the programming software (CPS) and CPS Programming Cable (*). To do this, connect the radio via Boot XTNi standing and CPS Programming Cable as pictured above. The CPS allows the user to set frequency, PL / DPL and other functions, for example, direct frequency input, Repeater / Talkaround selection, bandwidth, delay timer, potencia.Selección Select the type of battery, List search, Ringtones, encryption, reverse start, etc. The CPS is a useful tool, since you can also lock the front panel programming of the radio or prevent the modification of any specific function of the radius (to avoid accidental deletion of the default values of the radius). It provides security by giving the option of setting a password for the administration of radio profile. For more details, see the Summary Table of functions at the end of the Guide. Note: The features must be activated by an authorized representative of Motorola. For more details, contact a Motorola point of sale. Note: (*) The CPS Programming Cable is an accessory that is sold separately. For information on part numbers, see Accessories.

Selection of the bandwidth

The default selection function bandwidth is 12.5 KHz. At some frequencies you can select the channel spacing, which must match other radios for optimum sound quality.

Timer Transmission

When you press the PTT button, you may end up a timer transmissions transmissions. You can program the radio off after 60, 120 or 180 seconds.

Battery type settings

XTNi The radio is powered by alkaline batteries or Lithium Ion.


Call Tones allow you to make transfers to other radios in your group is warning that, or warning for talking without speaking.


The encryption function turns the sound transfers incomprehensible to those who are listening and do not have the same code. The default setting of the encryption is "off."

Note: Some of the features available with the CPS software can vary depending on the model of radio.

Start reverse

The start Reverse eliminates unwanted sounds (mute wake) when you've lost carrier detection. You can select values of 180/240.


The functions described in the preceding pages are just some of the functions of the CPS. The CPS offers more capabilities. For more information, see the Help file of the CPS.

Some of the features available with the CPS software vary depending on the model of radio.

RADIO CLONING You can copy the profiles of the radio series Radio XTNi a source to a Radio station in one of the following ways: 1. A multi-charger (optional) 2. Two individual shippers and cloning cable radio radio (optional) 3. CPS Multiple Cloning Charger (MUC) To clone radios using a MUC, there must be at least two radios: a Source radio (radio that is to be cloned or copied) and a radio station (radio whose profile will be modified so that it is equal to the radius of origin). The Source radio must be in the pocket 1, 3 or 5, while the Radio stations must be in the pocket 2, 4 or 6, so that the pockets of MUC formation of the following pairs: 1 and 2, 3 and 4 or 5 and 6.

When cloning, the PUC does not need to be connected to a power source, but ALL the radios must have their batteries recharged. To perform cloning, follow these instructions: 1. Turn on the radio source and place it in one of the pockets of destination of MUC. 2. Turn on the radio source as follows: - Hold down the PTT button and SB2 at the same time, while turning the radio. - Wait 3 seconds before you release the buttons until you hear a sound. 3. Set Radio Source in the pocket of origin for the pocket destination in step 1. Press and release the SB1.

4. After cloning, the Source radio will emit a "finished" (cloning was successfully performed