UHF/VHF 512 Channel 5W Display Radio
9 Programmable Keys - PC programmable
8 Character alphanumeric display
350,000 Sq. Ft. (32,516 m 2) or up to 30 Floors
Programmable 134-174 MHz VHF Frequencies
CTCSS/DCS Encode and Decode
Battery - Standard 9 hours (Hi-Capacity 16 hrs.)
700 mW loud audio output for noisy work environments
Recommended for: Construction, Industry, Warehouse, Public Safety
Upgrade your radio to a 2400 mAh high capacity battery and get an additional 7 hours of talk time, and ultimately 16 HOURS of talk time per battery charge!
The industrial grade VX-459 maximizes worker up time with expanded safety applications and convenient built-in features designed for heavy duty use.
As with all VX radios, the VX-450 series includes built-in Emergency and Lone Worker alerts. Emergency notification is user-initiated with a press of a button for the radio to switch to a designated channel and send and alert for help. Lone Worker mode is a built-in timer that requires the user to reset at a a predetermined interval. If not reset, the radio will automatically switch to Emergency mode to alert help.
When constant contact is required at all times, the VX exclusive Auto-Range-Transpond System (ARTS) in included to inform the user that other ARTS equipped radios are within communication range.
No two job sites are alike and the optional Man Down function (with purchase of DVS-9 unit) is programmable to monitor a variety of worker timed safety scenarios vertically and horizontally as well as worker degree of motion. Adjusting the settings of the 3-axis sensor adapts the radio to each distinct work environment to monitor movement.
Waterproof - The VX-450 Series withstands job site abuse meeting military standards for ruggedness and meets the IP57 ingress protection standard where water does not harm the radio when submersed to a depth of 3 feet for up to 30 minutes.
Features 700 mW loud audio output for noisy work environments.
Includes Channel Announcement which loudly states the channel description to simplify changing channels when focused on other tasks simultaneously.
Features voice activation (VOX) when used with MH-81A4B headset that enables users to transmit voice without pressing the Push To Talk button for hands free operation.
Record and store up to 120 seconds of voice messages using the optional DVS-8 Voice Storage unit.
Includes MDC-1200 encode/decode along with both 2-tone and 5-tone encode/decode providing selective radio calling and efficiency in supporting a variety of discrete communication needs.
Both the VX-454 and the VX-459 radios have a massive 512-channel capacity and 32 groups to easily manage a variety of calls at the most complex job site or plant operation. The VX-459 also includes Direct Channel Entry to punch in the channel desired and from the keypad for fast navigation.
Meets the FCC Part 90 requirement for using 12.5 kHz channels by January 1, 2013
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