DM4601 Mototrbo Mobile Two Way Radio

This fully-featured mobile transforms your enterprise, delivering unrivaled voice and data communications with integrated Bluetooth audio and data*, integrated GPS*, text messaging and a full 4-line colour display with day/night mode to make reading work order tickets and text messages easier. You also get best-in-class audio that includes Intelligent Audio and a customisable voice announcement feature.

Features and Benefits:

  • Best-in-class audio: Loud front-facing speaker and Intelligent Audio feature automatically adjusts the radio volume according to the environment's noise level.
  • Large, full colour display: Enhanced 5-line display features a flexible menu-driven interface. Icons and large easy-to-use navigation buttons ease message reading and menu navigation.
  • Day/night display mode: Day mode displays improved resolution for easier viewing even in broad daylight, while night mode makes the screen easier to read in dark environments.
  • Flexible configurations and easy use: Available in UHF and VHF frequency bands with 1000 channel capacity, large, easy to access volume knob and four programmable buttons with option to use one as an emergency button.
  • Integrated GPS: Locate mobile work teams using integrated GPS (DM4601 model only)
  • Bluetooth data: Share real-time information by connecting radios to Bluetooth-enabled data devices (DM4601 model only).
  • Productivity-enhancing data applications: Features the industry's largest application developer program to enable a wide variety of customised applications including: location tracking, work order ticket management, Bluetooth data, email gateways, dispatch, telephony and man-down.
  • Text messaging: Send update messages to team members when radio communications need to be delivered without interrupting workers or guests.
  • Embedded Bluetooth audio: Enables connectivity with wireless accessories including Motorola's unique Operations Critical Wireless earpieces designed for rugged and reliable communications (DM4601 model only).
  • Capacity Plus: Single-site digital trunking system that maximises the capacity of your MOTOTRBO system. Use it to enable a high volume of voice and data communication for over a thousand users at a single site.
  • IP Site Connect: A digital solution that uses the internet to extend the voice and data capabilities of MOTOTRBO. Use it to link up to 15 sites for communication among geographically dispersed locations, to create wide area coverage or enhance coverage at a single site with physical barriers.
  • Emergency button: Orange P4 button can be optionally programmed to send an alert to a supervisor or dispatcher during an emergency situation.
  • Transmit interrupt: Enables a user to interrupt another radio conversation to deliver critical communication exactly when and where it's needed.
  • Basic or enhanced privacy: Built-in scrambling for increased security (Programmable).

Performance Characteristics

Frequency band

Power levels
1-25W, 25-45W (VHF); 1-25W, 25-40W (UHF)
Frequency range
VHF: 136-174 MHz, UHF: 403-470 MHz

Physical Characteristics

Dimensions H x W x D: 2.1 x 6.9 x 8.1 inches (53.3 x 175.3 x 205.7 mm)
Display: Alphanumeric, LED indicators
Configurations: Dash Mount
Keypad: No
Emergency button: Programmable
Available option board: Yes

Radio Features

Voice announcement: Yes
Transmit interrupt: Yes
Intelligent audio: Yes
Channel spacing: 12.5, 20, 25
Emergency signaling: Yes
GPS capable: Yes
Integrated voice and data: Yes
Lone worker: Yes
One-to-one calling: Yes
PC programmable: Yes
Public address mode: Yes
Scan: Priority, Nuisance channel delete, Talk group
Selective radio inhibit: Yes
Programmable buttons: Yes
Signal strength indicator: Yes
Signalling: PL/DPL, MDC, Quik-Call II, 5 Tone
Talkaround: Yes
Text messaging capable: Yes
Time out timer: Yes
X-pand voice compression and low level expansion: Yes


System type: Conventional, Capacity Plus, Linked Capacity Plus, IP Site Connect
Digital technology: Yes

User Environment

Mil spec: 810 C, 810 D, 810 E, 810 F, 810 G
IP Standards: IP54


Standard warranty: 2 years


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