Motorola CP-200D Two-Way Radio Review: Analog & Digital Radio

Motorola CP-200D Two-Way Radio Review: Analog & Digital Radio
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One of the most well-known two-way radios, the Motorola CP-200D has a lot to offer. It’s powerful, functional, and designed to last year after year. The CP-200D can be used as a digital or analog radio, which is the main difference between it and its earlier model, the CP-200.

The CP-200D comes with the power to interrupt transmissions as needed, as well as the 2-slot TDMA DMR standard which can double the capacity of your 12.5 kHz channel without using a repeater. Users love the unlimited ways they can utilize this flexible radio, for instance it offers Push-to-Talk ID and Select Call features.

The software on this radio is top-notch, and with superior hardware to boot. It’s made small and lightweight but with added durability to withstand wear and tear. Plus, it’s IP54 rated as dustproof and splashproof.

The CP-200D comes in both 4W UHF and 5W VHF models. There are different battery options to pick from. Plus, rapid recharging capabilities allow this radio to last for up to 18 hours (in digital mode) and then quickly recharge for further use. 

Motorola CP-200D Specs & Features:

  • Push-to-talk ID
  • Selective Call feature
  • Call Alert feature
  • Increased flexibility for all communication needs
  • Powerful audio output
  • Up to 18 hours of battery life—programing software gives you the option to adjust power output for various coverage needs.

Analog and Digital Capabilities

The Motorola CP-200D offers all the benefits of digital radios, such as clearer communication, extended range and optimal battery performance. It also offers the ability to remain compatible with your existing radios.

With the option for analog or digital radio, you can advance to newer technology at your pace. You can easily make the switch from analog to digital by downloading the software for digital capability at any time.

Interruptions for Emergencies

This radio makes it easy for a supervisor to interrupt a user and deliver important communication the moment it’s needed. This offers faster response times and more efficient reactions to issues or emergencies.

Noisy Environments? No Problem with the Motorola CP-200D

Motorola CP-200D reviews commonly mention how well this radio still works in noisy environments. Concerts, nightclubs or other noisy venues can make radio communication more complicated. Not anymore! The Motorola CP-200D offers seamless communication as it filters out background noise.

Easy-to-Use Radio

This radio has a lot to offer but it’s also easy to use. Starting with the large rotary channel selector that quickly and easily changes channels. The push-to-talk button makes it easy to communicate quickly, even if users happen to be wearing bulky gloves. The tricolor LED indicator makes it easy to identify feedback by simply glancing at the radio. The colors are intended to indicate a call, scan, and monitoring features.

Customizable Two-Way Radio Buttons

There are two buttons on the device that can be programmed with any two of four features, based upon your needs.  These programmable buttons offer customization right at your fingertips. Also, you can adjust the power output for different levels of coverage thanks to included programming software.

Channels Galore

Simply twist the knob to change the channel. The Motorola CP-200D offers the capability to operate on a variety of channels. Additionally, the Priority Channel automatically scans for higher-priority channels.

Overall Performance of the Motorola CP-200D

  • Adjustable power levels
  • Repeater capable
  • Battery life = approximately 14.5 hours in analog mode and 18.5 hours in digital mode 
  • Frequency band: VHF or UHF
  • Frequency range: VHF (136-174 MHz); UHF (403-470 MHz)

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