Product Details

APX 8500 All-band P25 Mobile Radio

A high-speed chase. A massive traffic accident. A natural disaster. First responders must be ready to communicate at a moment’s notice in any situation.

The APX 8500 all-band mobile radio combines unlimited interoperability, secure Wi-Fi connectivity and purpose-built design, enabling ease of installation and removal. It can easily connect to the LTE vehicle modem via the micro USB interface and utilize a broadband network to create an in-vehicle ecosystem for offloading data applications in the field, increasing the safety and efficiency of public safety users in and around the vehicle.

New for 2018, the APX 8500 High Power variant delivers up to 100W of transmitter power, for extraordinary reach and coverage. It’s ideal for incident commanders who need to coordinate mulitple teams across different frequency bands – especially in situations where network infrastructure is unavailable.

Features

ALL-BAND OPERATION

4-in-1 Radio: 7/800 MHz, VHF and UHF Range 1 and Range 2 bands

Modes and Protocols include: Analog MDC-1200 and QCII, Digital P25, Conventional or Trunked, Smartnet / SmartZone, clear or secure, repeater or direct.

INTEGRATED WI-FI AND DATA CONNECTIVITY

Update Your Radio Fleet Software more efficiently without interrupting voice communications or waiting for idle radios.

Up to 20 WiFi Networks can be provisioned in the radio so that users can seamlessly receive radio software updates at facility WiFi access points or in the field via WiFi hot spots.

GPS Outdoor Personnel Tracking shares your personnel’s location, resulting in more efficient task assignment and enhanced officer safety.

Mission Critical Geofence ensures fast communication and collaboration across multiple departments arriving on a scene by automatically placing first responders in the same talkgroup when they enter an agency-defined virtual barrier.

SECURITY

Multiple Hardware Encryption Algorithms like AES, DES, ADP with up to 128 keys so sensitive information stays protected from scanners and eavesdroppers.

Over-the-air Re-key (OTAR) to efficiently update encryption keys of fielded radios over time.

P25 Radio Authentication ensures only valid users can access the system.

Two-factor Authentication allows users to securely query databases.

FIT FOR THE MISSION

Intelligent Lighting changes the display backlight color to give you an immediate alert of critical radio events – like emergency, out of range and incoming private call.

Voice Announcement provides audible confirmation of zone/channel selections and various feature like scan, direct mode, emergency, encryption and controls lock.

Ease of Installation: Simplified dash mount design is quick and easy to install

RFID Asset Tracking
Twelve-character RFID asset tracking provides a convenient method of obtaining valuable asset tracking information without having to uninstall the radio.

RUGGEDNESS

IP56 Water-intrusion Rating gives you the confidence that your mobile will continue to perform even if exposed to water.

MIL-STD 810 C, D, E, F, G rating ensures you can rely on your radio in the most extreme environments.

Specification Sheet

APX 8500 All-band Mobile Radio Specifications Sheet

Learn more about the APX 8500. This document also provides complete specifications.