Motorola APX™ 6500 Enhanced P25 Mobile Radio

P25 Operation | Single Band Operation | O2, O3, O5 and O7 Control Head Support | Dual Control Head Support

Stay Informed. Stay Safe.

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You may not know what the next call will entail, but you do know that your team needs communication they can count on. Whether on a motorcycle, in a squad car or a fire truck, the rugged and compact design of the evolved APX™ 6500 mobile radio is designed to maximize the real estate in your vehicle and keep your entire agency safely connected. Now with integrated Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and SmartConnect, the APX 6500 gives you more ways to manage your radio and stay connected. And when your vehicle sustains a high impact, the radio can automatically alert dispatch. Security is more important than ever. Criminals are testing you on the streets and over the air. Fight back with multiple levels of protection to encrypt and secure your voice and data communication against eavesdropping.

Stay connected, keep safe and secure your communications with the APX 6500 single-band mobile radio.

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Get Connected and Stay Connected
SmartConnect can reroute P25 voice and data communication over broadband via built-in Wi-Fi or a tethered LTE/satellite router. Stay connected to your P25 radio system, even when outside of P25 coverage.

Fast Information Retrieval
Simply press the ViQi button on the keypad microphone and ask ViQi for the information you need. Keep your eyes on the situation and free up dispatchers to focus on more critical events.

Flexible, Easy Installation
The APX 6500 is ideal for a growing ecosystem of vehicle installations. Its small and lightweight form factor simplifies installation.

Voice and Data, All at Once
Update your radio and get new software at the speed of Wi-Fi without interrupting your voice communication.

Keep Voice and Data Protected
Multiple hardware encryption algorithms secure your voice and data while two-factor authentication ensures only valid radio users can access your system and critical databases.

All the Support you Need
Motorola Solutions offers three levels of service plans – Essential, Advanced and Premier - so you can manage in the way that suits you best.

Motorola APX 6500 Features and Benefits

General Features
Channel Capacity: 1,000 channels standard, expandable to 3,000 channels
Encryption Algorithms: 256-bit AES, ADP, DES, DES-XL, DES-OFB, DVP-XL

Operating Modes
Digital Trunking: 9600 Baud APCO P25 Phase 1 FDMA and Phase 2 TDMA
Analog Trunking: 3600 Baud SmartNet®, SmartZone®, Omnilink
Digital Conventional: APCO 25
Analog Conventional: Analog MDC 1200, Quik Call II System Configurations
SmartConnect Connectivity

Customer Programming Software (CPS)
Radio Management
Over-the-air Programming (OTAP)

Integrated Wi-Fi, GPS And Data Connectivity
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n with up to 20 Wi-Fi networks provisioned in the radio
Data Modem Tethering
ASTRO 25 Integrated Voice and Data
Enhanced Data
Integrated GPS/GLONASS for Outdoor Location Tracking
Mission Critical Geofence
Personnel Accountability
ViQi Virtual Partner
Bluetooth (Version 4.2)

Tactical Inhibit
P25 Authentication
Software Key
Single-key ADP Encryption
Multikey for 128 keys and multi-algorithm
Over-the-air Rekeying (OTAR)

Systems Supported

Trunking standards supported:

  • Clear or digital encrypted ASTRO®25 Trunked Operation
  • Capable of SmartZone®, SmartZone Omnilink, SmartNet®
  • Capable of P25 Phase 2 - TDMA

Analog MDC-1200 and Digital APCO P25 Conventional

Integrate Your Controls Into Your Vehicle

APX 6500 Control Head Portfolio

O2 Rugged
Control Head

  • Large Color Display with Intelligent Lighting
  • 3 Lines Of Text 14 Characters Max / 1 Line of Icons / 1 Line Of Menus
  • Built In 7.5 Watt Speaker
  • Multiple Control Head Configuration (Up To 4)
  • Motorcycle Configuration Available
  • Multifunction Volume/Channel Knob
  • Night/Day Mode Button

O3 Hand Held
Control Head

  • Large Color Display With Intelligent Lighting
  • 2 Lines of Text 14 Characters Max / 1 Line of Icons / 1 Line of Menus
  • Integrated Full Size DTMF Keypad
  • Hand-Held Control Head With Intuitive User Interface
  • Two Quick-Access Side Buttons
  • Display Contrast Selector

O5 Standard
Control Head

  • Tri-color display with intelligent lighting
  • 2 lines of text 14 characters max / 1 line of icons / 1 line of menus
  • Available with Keypad Microphone
  • Multiple control head configuration (up to 4)
  • Motorcycle configuration available
  • Display contrast selector

O7 Enhanced
Control Head

  • Large Color Display with Intelligent Lighting
  • 3 Lines of Text 14 Characters Max / 1 Line Of Icons / 1 Line Of Menus
  • Available with Lighting & Siren Controls or DTMF Keypad
  • Multiple Control Head Configuration (Up To 4)
  • Configuration Available
  • Multifunction Volume/Channel Knob
  • Night/Day Mode Button

Motorola APX 6500 Models

Mid Power
M25URS9PW1N 700/800 MHz (763-870 MHz), Mid Power, 1,000 Channels
M25KSS9PW1N VHF (136-174 MHz), Mid Power, 1,000 Channels
M25QSS9PW1N UHF Range 1 (380-470 MHz), Mid Power, 1,000 Channels

High Power
M25KTS9PW1N VHF (136-174 MHz), High Power, 1,000 Channels
M25QTS9PW1N UHF Range 1 (380-470 MHz), High Power, 1,000 Channels

Motorola APX 6500 Accessories

Whether you use your radio in your vehicle, on your motorcycle or at your desk, you need to know that every word is communicated and every message is heard. Every APX mobile accessory has been designed and thoroughly tested to provide the same high level of performance you expect from your radio. Many accessories from Motorola XTL radios that use O5 and O3 control heads can be reused - maximizing your investment while you maintain the latest technology.

Unique accessories such as the IMPRES™ visor microphone allow hands-free communication, while IMPRES technology helps ensure your voice is heard regardless of how closely you are speaking into the microphone or how much wind or road noise is in the background.

Motorola accessories deliver maximum flexibility without compromising voice and data performance.

The complete line includes:

  • Microphones
  • Speakers
  • Sirens and Public Address Kits
  • Control Station Accessories
  • Remote Mount Cables
  • Antennas

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