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Two-Way Radio User Guide
Manuel de l'utilisateur pour radios
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Summary of Contents for Motorola HT1250

  • Page 1 HT1250 ™ Professional Series Two-Way Radio User Guide Série Professionnelle Manuel de l’utilisateur pour radios bidirectionnelles..
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Parts of the Radio ..7 HT1250 Full-Keypad Model .7 HT1250 Limited-Keypad Model .8 On/Off/Volume Knob .
  • Page 4 Scan ...33 Starting or Stopping Scan G .33 Talkback .
  • Page 5: Computer Software Copyrights

    Motorola. Furthermore, the purchase of Motorola products shall not be deemed to grant either directly or by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license under the copyrights, patents or patent..
  • Page 6 Notes: English..
  • Page 7: Product Safety And Rf Exposure Compliance

    Charge the battery before use to ensure optimum capacity and performance. The battery was designed specifically to be used with a Motorola charger. Charging in non-Motorola equipment may lead to battery damage and void the battery warranty.
  • Page 8 Notes: English..
  • Page 9: Radio Overview

    RADIO OVERVIEW PARTS OF THE RADIO HT1250 Full-Keypad Model Channel Selector Knob On/Off/Volume Knob Side Button 1 (A) (programmable) Push-to-Talk (PTT) Button Side Button 2 (B) (programmable) Side Button 3 (C) (programmable) Top Button (D) (programmable) LED Indicator Microphone LCD Screen..
  • Page 10: Ht1250 Limited-keypad Model

    HT1250 Limited-Keypad Model Channel Selector Knob Top Button (D) (programmable) On/Off/Volume Knob LED Indicator Side Button 1 (A) (programmable) Microphone Push-to-Talk (PTT) LCD Screen Button Menu Keys (P1, P2, P3) Side Button 2 (B) (programmable) (programmable) Side Button 3 (C)
  • Page 11: On/off/volume Knob

    On/Off/Volume Knob Turns the radio on or off, and adjusts the radio’s volume. Channel Selector Knob Switches the radio to different channels. LED Indicator Indicates status of battery, power-up, scan, and receipt of a selective call. Programmable Buttons Several of your radio’s buttons can be programmed by your dealer as shortcut buttons for many of the radio’s features.
  • Page 12 Function Indicator Emergency (Top button only) Monitor Volume Set Battery Gauge Scan/Nuisance Channel Delete Power Level Keypad Lock Repeater/ Talkaround Squelch † This function is activated by EITHER a short OR a long press, but not both. English Short Press Long Press Initiate Emer- Cancel Emergency..
  • Page 13: Push-to-talk (ptt) Button

    Function Indicator Short Press Option Board Toggle between activating and (if one is deactivating the option board. installed) Phone Access Phone Mode. — Speed Dial Access your phone list. — Radio Call Make a radio call. — Light Turn on your radio backlight. —..
  • Page 14: Keypad Keys (for Full-keypad Radios)

    Menu/Select Key Used to enter Menu Mode. When in Menu Mode, this key is also used to make menu selections. Exit Key Used to move to the previous Menu level (short press) or to exit Menu Mode (long press). Up Key Used for scrolling when in Menu Mode.
  • Page 15 Entering Characters Using the Keypad Number of Times Key is Pressed < & Blank Space > ’ ” English..
  • Page 16: Lcd Screen

    LCD Screen Call Received The top two screen rows display menu and radio status information: Symbol Companding Power Level Monitor English Symbol Phone Emergency Call Received Indication The Companding feature is activated. When in Scan narrow band, this feature improves audio quality. Low Power “..
  • Page 17 Symbol Indication During Scan, indicates that there is some activity Priority 2 Scan on a Priority 2 channel. steady) You are not transmitting through a repeater. Talkaround A Program List is being edited. Programming Mode Keypad is locked. Keypad Lock The more bars, the stronger the signal being Signal Strength..
  • Page 18: Audio Indicators For Programmable Buttons

    AUDIO INDICATORS FOR PROGRAMMABLE BUTTONS In addition to having visual indicators, some programmable buttons use tones to indicate one of two modes: Button High-Low Tone Low-High Tone Scan Start scan Low power Power Level selected Squelch (no Tight squelch visual indicator) Option Board Activated Keypad Lock..
  • Page 19: Getting Started

    GETTING STARTED BATTERY INFORMATION Charging the Battery If a battery is new, or its charge level is very low, you will need to charge it before you can use it. Note: Batteries are shipped uncharged from the factory. Always charge a new bat- tery 14 to 16 hours before initial use, regardless of the status indicated by the charger.
  • Page 20: Battery Charge Status

    P status indicator symbol. Battery Level High Sufficient Very Low English Battery chargers will only charge the Motorola- authorized batteries listed below; other batteries may not charge. Part No. HNN9008 HNN9009 Status Indicator HNN9010..
  • Page 21: Attaching The Battery

    Attaching the Battery Fit the extensions at the bottom of the battery into the bottom slots on the radio. Press the top part of the battery toward the radio until you hear a click. Removing the Battery Battery Latches Turn off the radio (see page 22). Slide both battery latches downward.
  • Page 22: Accessory Information

    ACCESSORY INFORMATION Attaching the Antenna Turn the antenna clockwise to attach it. English Removing the Antenna Turn the antenna counterclockwise to remove..
  • Page 23: Attaching The Belt Clip

    Attaching the Belt Clip Align the grooves of the belt clip with those of the battery. Press the belt clip downward until you hear a click. Removing the Belt Clip Belt Clip Tab Use a key to press the belt clip tab away from the battery.
  • Page 24: Attaching The Side Connector Cover

    Attaching the Side Connector Cover Place the loop (attached to the side connector cover) over the antenna; then slide it downward until it touches the top of the radio. Insert the tab on the top of the cover into the slot above the connector.
  • Page 25: Adjusting The Volume

    ADJUSTING THE VOLUME Hold down the Volume Set or Monitor (see page 10); you will hear a continuous tone. Turn the On-Off/Volume Control knob to the desired volume level. Release the Volume Set or Monitor button. SELECTING A ZONE A zone is a group of up to 16 channels. To access a channel in a zone, you need to select the zone first.
  • Page 26: Sending A Call

    SENDING A CALL Turn your radio on. Use the Channel Selector knob to select the desired channel. Hold the radio in a vertical position, press the PTT button, and talk at a distance of about 1 to 2 inches (2.5 to 5 cm) from the microphone.
  • Page 27: Radio Calls

    RADIO CALLS MAKING A SELECTIVE CALL You can make a selective call to a particular radio or group of radios, provided the signalling protocol supports it or when a DTMF board is installed in your radio. To make a Selective Call: to enter Menu Mode.
  • Page 28: Sending A Call Alert Page

    SENDING A CALL ALERT You can alert another person by sending a Call Alert page. To send a Call Alert page: to enter Menu Mode. to select to select Radio Call List. – or– (for full-keypad radios only) Enter the ID number of the radio you want to page.
  • Page 29: Radio Check

    RADIO CHECK This feature allows you to determine if a radio is within range without disturbing the user of the radio. Radio Check can also be used when attempts with Selective Call and Call Alert fail. (This feature is available only if your signalling protocol supports it.) To perform a Radio Check: to enter Menu Mode.
  • Page 30: Editing A Radio Call List K

    An Emergency Alert can be programmed to do one of the following: show E and sound a tone • –or– show E (silent Emergency) • –or– • activate the microphone so that all activity can be transmitted (for a predetermined amount of time).
  • Page 31: Repeater Or Talkaround Jmode

    REPEATER OR TALKAROUND J MODE Talkaround Mode enables you to communicate with another radio when either: • the repeater is not operating –or– • your radio is out of the repeater’s range but within communicating distance of another radio. Note: The J symbol will appear on the LCD screen when Talkaround Mode is selected.
  • Page 32: Setting The Power Level B

    to select to select or until to confirm your selection. SETTING THE POWER LEVEL B Each channel in your radio has a predefined transmit power level that can be changed. • High power ( that is farther away. • Low power ( ) conserves the battery’s charge.
  • Page 33: Name And Call Tone Tagging

    Power High? until Power Low? or until Power Auto? or until to confirm the selection. NAME AND CALL TONE TAGGING You can program your radio to sound a particular alert tone when a specific user is calling (name tone tagging), or when receiving a particular type of radio call (call tone tagging).
  • Page 34 you want to use for this name. to confirm the selection. You will see to return to – or– Hold down To tag a type of radio call: to enter Menu Mode. to select to select want to tag. English until you see and hear the tone Name Tag Set Name Tag Set..
  • Page 35: Scan

    SCAN You can monitor multiple channels and receive any calls that are transmitted on them. Sixteen different channels can be programmed into each scan list by the dealer. Your radio will automatically switch to a scan list channel when it detects activity on it. Note: The same channels can be assigned to different scan lists.
  • Page 36: Deleting A Nuisance Channel

    DELETING A NUISANCE CHANNEL If a channel continually generates unwanted calls or noise (a “nuisance” channel), use the Scan button to temporarily delete the channel from the scan list: 1 While the radio is on the nuisance channel, hold Scan down the Scan 2 Release the..
  • Page 37: To Add Or Delete Channels In A Scan List

    To Add or Delete Channels in a Scan List: to enter Menu Mode. Program Lists Program Lists until Program Lists Program Lists to select Scan List Scan List until Scan List Scan List to select Add Entry? until Delete Entry? or until to confirm your selection.
  • Page 38: Setting Priority Channels

    Priority Channel Channel 2 (Priority 1) Channel 2 (Priority 1) and Channel 8 (Priority 2) Note: Even if there is activity on a non-priority channel, your radio will automatically switch to an active priority channel and indicate the activity with a short tone. Setting Priority Channels to enter Menu Mode.
  • Page 39: Phone

    PHONE If your radio has access to a telephone system, you can make a phone call. To do this, your radio must send an access code to a station that connects it to a phone line. (Ask your dealer for more details.) After completing a call, your radio must send a deaccess code to hang up.
  • Page 40: Modifying The Phone List K

    Note: Press the PTT button, if required for your radio. Note: To redial the last number dialed (if not using Speed Dial), press and release the PTT button. The radio sends the last number dialed. – or– If you entered your access code using the keypad, press the the last number dialed;..
  • Page 41: To Delete An Entry

    Program Lists Program Lists to select Phone List Phone List until Phone List Phone List to select Add Entry? Add Entry? until Add Entry? Add Entry? to select Enter Name Enter Name You will see Use the keypad to enter the name (see pages 12 and 11).
  • Page 42: To Edit An Entry (for Full-keypad Radios Only)

    to select the entry. You will see again to confirm the deletion. You will see to return to – or– Hold down To Edit an Entry (for full-keypad radios only): to enter Menu Mode. to select to select to select English Delete? Entry Deleted..
  • Page 43: Audio/tone Settings

    AUDIO/TONE SETTINGS You can customize the audio and tone feature settings on your radio by: to enter Menu Mode. Audio/Tones until Audio/Tones to select Feature Alert Vol Lvl Makes the volume level of the audio and alert tones inde- pendent. These two volume levels can be adjusted inde- pendently.
  • Page 44 Feature Call Tone Tag Escalert Companding Keypad Tones English Audio/Tone Settings (Continued) What it Does Assigns a specific tone when receiving a specific type of radio call (see page 32 for details). Increases the volume of the alarm tones when a call is not answered.
  • Page 45: Utilities

    UTILITIES You can customize some of your radio’s features by: to enter Menu Mode. until Utilities Utilities to select Feature Squelch Sets radio squelch at either normal or tight (see page 29). Power Changes the power level of the radio to high, low, or auto (see Level page 30).
  • Page 46 Feature Reminder Sets the alarm, or turns it on or off (see page 45). Alarm Option Activates/deactivates the option board installed in your radio. board Light Turns the display and keypad backlight feature on or off. Disable Software Displays the radio’s software version number when you press Ver # English Utilities Features (Continued)
  • Page 47: Setting The Time

    SETTING THE TIME To set the time: to enter Menu Mode. Utilities until Utilities to select until Clock – or– until Reminder Alarm to confirm your selection. Set Time? until to select Set Time? 8 When a setting is blinking, you can change it with Hour 3:05 PM..
  • Page 48 Notes: English..
  • Page 49: Warranty

    Two (2) Years Product Accessories One (1) Year Motorola, at its option, will at no charge either repair the Product (with new or reconditioned parts), replace it (with a new or reconditioned Product), or refund the purchase price of the..
  • Page 50 This warranty sets forth the full extent of MOTOROLA's responsibilities regarding the Product. Repair, replacement or refund of the purchase price, at MOTOROLA’s option, is the exclusive remedy. THIS WARRANTY IS GIVEN IN LIEU OF ALL OTHER EXPRESS WARRANTIES. IMPLIED WARRANTIES,..
  • Page 51 Product. Normal and customary wear and tear. VI. PATENT AND SOFTWARE PROVISIONS: MOTOROLA will defend, at its own expense, any suit brought against the end user purchaser to the extent that it is based on a claim that the..
  • Page 52 Product or parts as established by MOTOROLA. MOTOROLA will have no liability with respect to any claim of patent infringement which is based upon the combination of the Product or parts furnished hereunder with software, apparatus or..
  • Page 53: Accessories

    ACCESSORIES Motorola offers a number of accessories to enhance the productivity of your two-way radio. Many of the available accessories are listed below. CARRY CASES HLN9714_ Spring 2 1/2” Belt Clip HLN9952_ Belt Clip Carry Holder (compatible with all batteries and radios)
  • Page 54: Headsets

    HEADSETS BDN6647_ Lightweight Headset, Single-Muff HMN9021_ Over-the-Head, Medium-Weight Headset, Dual-Muff HMN9022_ Behind-the-Head, Medium-Weight Headset, Dual-Muff HMN9787_ Headset with Boom Microphone REMOTE SPEAKER MICROPHONES AAHMN9052_ Standard Remote Speaker Microphone AAHMN9053_ Noise-Cancelling Remote Speaker Microphone AAHMN9054_ Public Safety Remote Speaker Microphone ADAPTERS HLN9716_ Adapter for Audio Accessories HLN9717_..
  • Page 55 • Press and hold down Emergency button to cancel Emergency Alert. ™ HT1250 Quick Reference Card Record the functions for your radio’s programmable buttons in the table provided below. For further information, see pages 9 and 10 in this User Guide.
  • Page 56: Menu Navigation Chart

    Menu Navigation Chart (Refer to Menu Navigation guidelines— lower, left-hand corner of this page) Rptr/ Zone Radio Call Talkarnd (p. 23) (p. 25) (p. 29) repeater mode/ talkarnd mode Radio Selective Call Alert Call Check select/ select/ select/ enter ID enter ID enter ID Menu Navigation..
  • Page 58 MOTOROLA and the Stylized M Logo are registered in the US Patent & Trademark Office. All other product or service names are the property of their respective owners. © Motorola, Inc. 2002. Inc. All rights reserved. Printed in U.S.A. MOTOROLA, Le logo stylisé M, et intelligence universelle sont des marques de Motorola, Inc.