About Motorola MTP8500Ex/MTP8550Ex

The radios in the series are developed according to the requirements in the latest ATEX and IECEx standards and delivers unparalleled protection in potentially dangerous surroundings. Regardless if it concerns explosive gases, chemical vapours, flammable liquids or combustible dust the MTP8000Ex series provides worker safety.

Better performance

The series are based on Motorola’s latest TETRA architecture and offers best-in-class receiver sensitivity and transmitter performance providing further reach and better performance indoors. The speakers have also been upgraded which together with the automatic adjustment of output levels delivers a more consistent audio quality, regardless of ambient noise.

Improved ergonomics

A lot of focus has been put on meeting user demands regarding usability, resulting in the noticeable T-profile. The design combined with the enlarged controls and texturized PTT makes it easier to handle while wearing gloves and protective clothing. At the same time the display and LED indicators on the top of radio gives the user immediate feedback while being worn on the waist or chest.

Increased efficiency

The MTP8000Ex series has been equipped with built-in Bluetooth, allowing a wide range of audio accessories to be connected safely. But the radio also enables connection of biometric and gas sensors or heart rate monitors that can instantly alert the user as well as control rooms about an emerging situation.

And the same proven quality

As usual Motorola has taken measures to ensure optimum quality. In addition to meeting or exceeding all categories of MIL-STD and its own quality assurance program Motorola ALT™ the series is ingress protected to IP65, IP66 and IP67.

  • ATEX certified
  • IP64, IP65, IP66, IP67
  • 1,2 Wrms
  • GPS, Beidou eller Glonass */**
  • TEA2 **
  • Bluetooth 2.1 / Bluetooth 4.0
  • End-2-end encryption
  • Man-Down
  • MSPD
  • RMS
  • Call Out
  • WAP push
  • SCCH

* Positioning system is chosen on order.



Item number Supplier item number Description Description 2
05.M8154 MDH16PCF6TZ5AN Motorola MTP8500Ex TETRA ATEX
05.M8156 MDH17PCH6TZ5AN Motorola MTP8550Ex TETRA ATEX
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Dimensions (HxWxD)  
With standard battery (mm)  -
With standard battery (g)  -
Battery life (with standard battery)  
@ 5/5/90 (h) >16
Radio characterics  
Frequencies (MHz) 350-470, 800
TX output Class 3L & Class 4
Operating temperature (°C) -30 to +55
Storage temperature (°C) -40 to +85
Ingress Protection IP64, IP65, IP66, IP67
Gas II 2G Ex ib IIC T4 Gb -20°C/+55°C IP65/66/67
Dust II 2D Ex ib IIIC T90°C Db -20°C/+55°C IP65/IP66/IP67
Mining I M2 Ex ib I Mb -20°C/+55°C IP65/IP66/IP67


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