Kenwood’s NX-1200 & NX-1300 portable radios are the company’s latest and most cost-efficient entry into the digital radio market. In addition to having QT / DQT built in in analog mode, these radios allow you to listen to the radios in your group without having to listen to the radios of other companies sharing the same channel. It may be used in areas such as golf courses, hotels, movie theaters, furniture stores, bowling alleys, gun ranges, go karting, wholesale warehouse operations, schools, or construction sites since the radios can operate in analog simplex and analog repeater modes. FCC licenses are required for legal operation of these radios since they operate on licensed frequencies.
Radios NX-1200 & NX1300 operate in 2 digital modes including NXDN and DMR. The two digital modes as well as analog FM can be chosen at a given time. The result is versatile operation of the radio as well as an easy migration path for a user to transition to digital radios while continuing to operate analog radios until a majority of the fleet radios are digitally capable. When that happens, the remaining radios can be decommissioned and additional radios can be purchased to be fully operational with digital NXDN or DMR.
The radio is capable of multiple modes of operation, including analog simplex, analog conventional repeater, digital NXDN simplex, NXDN digital conventional repeater, site roaming, conventional IP site roaming, and DMR simplex and repeater. Radio features include digital & analog FM FM operation, renowned Kenwood audio quality, audio equalizer, noise suppressor, VOX, emergency function, lone worker, 16 bit encryption, It supports 8-16 channels per zone, 4 zones, 64 channels per radio, 1W speaker audio, call queuing, late entry, flash firmware updates, DMR auto slot selection, dual slot direct mode, call interruption, voice announcement, In addition, the system includes paging, emergency calls, all group calls, voice messaging, remote stun, remote kill, remote check, fleet sync, QT, DQT, 2-tone, companded audio and a built-in inversion scrambler..
In addition to analog simplex, analog conventional repeater, digital NXDN simplex, digital NXDN conventional repeater, site roaming, conventional IP site roaming, and digital DMR simplex and repeater, this radio has a wealth of robust features. Mix of digital and analog FM modes, white backlit LCD display with 8 characters, function status icons, renowned KENWOOD audio quality, equalizer, noise suppressor, VOX, lone worker function, 16 bit encryption, 260 channels per radio, 250 channels per zone, 128 zones, 1W speaker audio, talk group ID lists, individual ID lists, caller ID display, front panel programming mode, 6 programmable front keys, 2 programmable side keys, late entry, and flash firmware upgrade possibilities, 6.25 and 12.5KHz channels, DMR auto slotted, dual-slot direct mode, call interruption, voice announcement, status memory, paging call, emergency call, all group call, status messaging, remote stun, remote kill, remote check, intrinsically safe option, FleetSync, MDC-1200, QT, four-tone, two-tone and built-in inversion scrambling.