Commercial Series
CP040 Portable Radio
User Guide
6866549D01-O
Issue: October 2003
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Computer Software Copyrights . . . . . . . . . 2
Radio Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Operation and Control Functions . . . . . . . .
Radio Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
LED Indicator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Programmable Buttons . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Improved Audio Feature . . . . . . . . . . . .
Companding . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Battery Charge Status. . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Audio Indicators for Programmable
Buttons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Getting Started . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Battery Information. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Charging Your Battery. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Desktop Charger . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Accessory Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Attaching the Battery. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Removing The Battery . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Attaching The Antenna . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Removing The Antenna . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Attaching The Belt Clip . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Removing The Belt Clip . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Turning the Radio On or Off . . . . . . . . . . .11
Adjusting the Volume. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11
Selecting a Radio Channel . . . . . . . . . . . .11
Sending a Call . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12
Receiving a Call. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12
Monitoring . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12
VOX Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13
Connecting a VOX Headset . . . . . . . . .13
Enable/Disable Headset Sidetone. . . . . . .13
VOX Headset . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13
Non-VOX Headset With In-Line PTT . .13
Radio Calls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14
Repeater Or Talkaround Mode . . . . . . . . .14
Setting Tight or Normal Squelch . . . . . . . .14
Setting the Power Level. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14
Receiving a Selective Call . . . . . . . . . . . . .14
Receiving a Call Alert Page . . . . . . . . . . . .14
Scan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15
Starting or Stopping Scan . . . . . . . . . . . . .15
Talkback . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15
Deleting a Nuisance Channel . . . . . . . . . .15
Restoring a Channel to the Scan List . .16
Prioritizing a Scan List Member. . . . . . . . .16
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CONTENTS
CONTENTS
CONTENTS
Computer Software Copyright
The products described in this manual may include copyrighted computer
programmes stored in semiconductor memories or other media. Laws in the
United States of America and other countries preserve for Motorola Europe
and Motorola Inc. certain exclusive rights for copyrighted computer
programmes, including the right to copy or reproduce in any form the
copyrighted computer programme. Accordingly, any copyrighted computer
programmes contained in the products described in this manual may not be
copied or reproduced in any manner without the express written permission of
the holders of the rights. Furthermore, the purchase of these products shall not
be deemed to grant either directly or by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any
licence under the copyrights, patents, or patent applications of the holders of
the rights, except for the normal non-exclusive royalty free licence to use that
arises by operation of the law in the sale of the product.
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This user guide covers the operation of the CP040
Portable Radios.
Before using this product, read the
operating instructions for safe usage
contained in the Product Safety and
RF Exposure booklet 6864117B25_
C a u t i o n enclosed with your radio.
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On-Off / Volume Knob
Used to turn the radio on or off, and to adjust
the radio’s volume.
3.
Channel Selector Knob
Switches the radio to different channels.
4.
LED Indicator
Indicates power up, transmit, receive, scan
status, Call Alert, Selective Call and battery
status.
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Microphone
Hold the microphone 2.5 to 5 cm from your
mouth, and speak clearly into it.
6.
Side Button 2 (Programmable)
7.
Side Button 1 (Programmable)
Recommended for Monitor/Cancel button.
8.
Accessory Connector
Connects remote microphones, remote
earphones and other accessories. Replace
dust cap when not in use.
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ATTENTION!
This radio is restricted to occupational use only to
satisfy ICNIRP RF energy exposure requirements.
Before using this product, read the RF energy
awareness information and operating instructions in
the Product Safety and RF Exposure booklet
(Motorola Publication part number 6864117B25_) to
ensure compliance with RF energy exposure limits.
OPERATION AND CONTROL
FUNCTIONS
Radio Controls
The numbers below refer to the illustrations on the
inside front cover.
1.
Push-to-talk (PTT)
Press and hold down this button to talk; release
it to listen.
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RADIO OVERVIEW
RADIO OVERVIEW
RADIO OVERVIEW
LED Indicator
Programmable Buttons
The LED shows radio status as follows:
Your radio has two programmable buttons. Your
dealer can program these buttons as shortcuts to
various radio features.
Check with your dealer for a complete list of
functions your radio supports.
The buttons can access up to two features,
depending on the type of button press:
LED
State
Indication
Radio Call
Red
Solid
Radio transmitting.
Red
Flashing
Channel busy - when
receiving.
Flashing
Radio is scanning.
Flashing
Receiving a Call Alert
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short press—quickly pressing and releasing the
programmable buttons
•
long press—pressing and holding the
programmable buttons for a period of time (at
least 1 1/2 seconds)
•
hold down—pressing and holding down the
programmable buttons while checking status or
making adjustments
Scan
Green
Call Alert
Yellow
Selective Call
Yellow
Flashing
Receiving a Selective Call
Sticky Monitor/Open Squelch
Yellow
Solid
Radio in monitor mode.
Low Battery Level
Red
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Flashing
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Flashing when
transmitting.
The following table is a summary of programmable
radio features and corresponding page references.
In the “Button” column, have your dealer record the
name of the programmable button next to the
feature that has been programmed to it.
Also, where appropriate, have your dealer indicate
whether the button press requires a short press, a
long press, or needs to be held down.
Short Press
Long Press
Battery Indicator
Volume Set
Sticky
Permanent
Monitor
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A long press of the Monitor
Monitors activity
button initiates. A short press of on a selected
the Monitor button cancels.
channel.
Hold Down
Page Button
Checks battery
charge status.
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Sound a tone
for adjusting
your radio’s
volume level.
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Voice Operated
Toggle VOX On and Off.
Transmission (VOX)
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Repeater/
Talkaround
Toggle between using a repeater or transmitting
directly to another radio.
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Power Level
Toggle transmit power level between High and
Low.
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Squelch
Toggles your radio’s squelch level between tight
and normal squelch.
Scan/Nuisance
Channel Delete
Toggle scan on and off .
Delete a
nuisance
channel while
scanning.
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RADIO OVERVIEW
Function
Improved Audio Feature
Audio Indicators for Programmable Buttons
RADIO OVERVIEW
Companding
Companding is a feature that allows further
improvement of voice quality. It compresses your
voice at transmission and expands it when receiving
while simultaneously reducing extraneous noise.
However, to enjoy this benefit, all transmitting and
receiving radios must have this feature activated.
High pitched tone
Self Test Pass Tone.
Self Test Fail Tone.
Battery Charge Status
Positive Indicator Tone.
You can check battery charge status if your dealer
has preprogrammed one of the programmable
buttons. Hold down the preprogrammed Battery
Indicator button. The charge status is shown by the
color of the radio’s LED indicator.
Battery
Level
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LED
Indicator
Negative Indicator Tone.
Some programmable buttons use tones to indicate
one of two modes:
Button
Positive Tone
Negative Tone
Scan
Start scan
Stop scan
Power Level
High power
selected
Low power
selected
Flashing Red
Squelch
Tight Squelch
Normal
Squelch
None
Repeater/
Talkaround
Does not use
repeater
Uses repeater
VOX
VOX Enabled
VOX Disabled
Good
Green
Sufficient
Yellow
Low
Very Low
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Low pitched tone
BATTERY INFORMATION
LED color
No LED Indication
Battery inserted incorrectly
or battery not detected.
Single Green Flash
Successful charger
power-up.
Flashing Red a
Battery unchargeable or not
making proper contact.
Red
Battery is charging.
Flashing Yellow
Battery in charger but
waiting to be charged. The
battery temperature may be
too hot or too cold. The
voltage may be lower than
the predetermined threshold
level for charging.
Flashing Green b
Battery 90% (or more)
charged.
Battery fully charged.
Charging Your Battery
If a battery is new, or its charge level is very low, you
will need to charge it before you can use it. When
the battery level is low and the radio is in transmit
mode you will see the LED indicator flash red. Upon
release of the PTT button, you will hear an alert
tone.
Note: Batteries are shipped uncharged from the
factory. Always charge a new battery 14 to 16
hours before initial use, regardless of the
status indicated by the charger.
Desktop Charger
To Charge the Battery
Status
1
Turn the radio off.
Green
2
Place the battery, with or without the radio, in
the charger pocket.
a Remove and replace the battery in the charger.
If the LED indicator continues to flash red,
consult your dealer.
b A standard battery may require 90 minutes to
charge to 90% capacity.
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The charger LED indicates the charging
progress.
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GETTING STARTED
GETTING STARTED
GETTING STARTED
ACCESSORY INFORMATION
Removing the Battery
Attaching the Battery
Battery Latch
Locked
1
Align the battery to the battery rails on the
back of the radio (approximately 1 cm from the
top of the radio.)
2
Press the battery firmly to the radio and slide
the battery upward until the latch snaps into
place.
3
Slide the battery latch, located on radio
bottom, into the lock position.
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Un-locked
1
Turn off the radio if it is turned on.
2
Slide the battery latch into the unlock position.
Disengage by pushing downward and holding
the latch towards the front of the radio.
3
With the battery latch disengaged, slide the
battery down from the top of the radio
approximately 1 cm. Once the battery is free
from the battery rails, lift it directly away from
the radio.
Removing the Antenna
GETTING STARTED
Attaching the Antenna
Turn the antenna clockwise to attach it.
Turn the antenna counter-clockwise to remove it.
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Attaching the Belt Clip
Removing the Belt Clip
GETTING STARTED
Belt Clip Tab
1
Align the grooves of the belt clip with those of
the battery.
1
Use a key to press the belt clip tab away from
the battery to unlock the belt clip.
2
Press the belt clip downward until you hear a
click.
2
Slide the belt clip upward to remove it.
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ON
Turn the On/Off/
Volume Control
knob clockwise. If
power-up is
successful, you will
hear the Self-Test
Pass Tone
(
) and
see the LED flash
green.
OFF
Turn the On/Off/
Volume Control knob
counter-clockwise until
you hear a click.
ADJUSTING THE VOLUME
1
Hold down the Volume Set button; you will
hear a continuous tone.
2
Turn the On/Off/Volume Control knob to the
desired volume level.
3
Release the Volume Set button.
SELECTING A RADIO CHANNEL
Your radio offers 4 or 16 channels.
Note: Due to government regulations, some
channels may not be programmed. Ask your
dealer for more information.
To select a channel, turn the Channel Selector
knob clockwise or counterclockwise until you reach
the desired channel.
If the radio fails to
power up, you will
hear the Self Test
Fail Tone
(
).
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GETTING STARTED
TURNING THE RADIO ON OR OFF
GETTING STARTED
SENDING A CALL
1
Turn your radio on.
2
Use the Channel Selector knob to select the
desired channel.
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MONITORING
It is important to monitor traffic before transmitting to
ensure that you do not “talk over” someone who is
already transmitting.
1
Press and hold the preprogrammed
Monitor button to access channel traffic.
Hold the radio in a vertical position, press the
PTT, and talk at a distance of about
2.5 to 5 cm from the microphone.
2
Once channel traffic has cleared, proceed
with your call by pressing the PTT button.
Release the PTT to listen.
3
A long press of the preprogrammed Monitor
button places the radio in Sticky Permanent
Monitor mode.
• You hear a high-pitched tone.
RECEIVING A CALL
1
Turn your radio on.
2
Adjust the radio’s volume.
3
Switch to the desired channel. To respond,
hold the radio in a vertical position, press the
PTT, and talk at a distance of about
2.5 to 5 cm from the microphone.
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A short press of the Monitor button cancels
Sticky Permanent Monitor mode and returns
the radio to normal operation.
When hands-free operation is desired, your radio
can be activated by voice alone using the VOX
feature when you speak through an accessory that
is connected to your radio.
Connecting a VOX Headset
1
Turn off your radio.
2
Connect the VOX accessory to your radio and
turn the radio on.
3
Your dealer can program your radio to hear your
voice through the headset during transmit.
VOX Headset
1
Turn off your radio.
2
Connect the VOX accessory to your radio.
3
Turn the radio on. During transmit, the
sidetone will be enabled, if programmed in
the radio.
To enable or disable VOX operation, press
the preprogrammed VOX button.
Note:
Pressing PTT disables VOX.
–or–
Select a channel that has been programmed
for VOX by your dealer to enable VOX.
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ENABLE/DISABLE HEADSET
SIDETONE
Note:
You do not need to press a
preprogrammed VOX button.
Note:
Pressing the PTT button disables
VOX.
Select a channel that has not been
preprogrammed for VOX by your dealer to
disable VOX.
Non-VOX Headset with In-Line PTT
1
Turn off your radio.
2
Connect the non-VOX accessory to your
radio.
3
Press and hold the In-line PTT on your
headset.
4
Turn the radio on and release the PTT once
the radio has completed start-up.
5
To disable the headset sidetone, turn off your
radio and turn the radio on again.
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GETTING STARTED
VOX OPERATION
RADIO CALLS
RADIO CALLS
REPEATER OR TALKAROUND
MODE
Talkaround Mode enables you to communicate with
another radio when either:
• the repeater is not operating
SETTING THE POWER LEVEL
Each channel in your radio has a predefined
transmit power level that can be changed.
• High power allows you to reach a radio that is
farther away.
•
Low power conserves the battery’s charge.
Press the preprogrammed Power Level button to
toggle between low and high power.
—or—
•
your radio is out of the repeater’s range but
within communicating distance of another radio.
Press the preprogrammed Repeater/Talkaround
button to toggle between Repeater mode and
Talkaround Mode.
RECEIVING A SELECTIVE CALL
When you receive a selective call:
• The LED indicator flashes yellow, if programmed
by your dealer.
•
You hear two high pitched tones.
SETTING TIGHT OR NORMAL
SQUELCH
To answer the call, press the PTT button.
Use this feature to filter out nuisance (unwanted)
calls and/or background noise. However, tightening
squelch could cause calls from remote locations to
be filtered out as well. In this case, normal squelch
may be more desirable.
Press the preprogrammed Squelch button to toggle
between tight and normal squelch.
When you receive a Call Alert Page:
• The LED indicator flashes yellow, if programmed
by your dealer.
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RECEIVING A CALL ALERT PAGE
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You hear four high pitched tones.
To answer the Page, press the PTT button; to
cancel the Page, press any other key.
SCAN
You can monitor multiple channels and receive any
calls that are transmitted on them. Channels can be
programmed into a scan list by your dealer. Your
radio automatically switches to a scan list channel
when it detects activity on it.
If the Talkback option is preprogrammed, you can
respond to any calls received during the scan
operation. To respond, press the PTT button before
the programmed hangtime elapses. Otherwise, the
radio will continue scanning. Check with your dealer
for details.
STARTING OR STOPPING SCAN
DELETING A NUISANCE CHANNEL
The LED indicator blinks green during a scan
operation and stops blinking when the radio
switches to a channel.
You can start or stop a scan operation by:
Note: Your dealer must have preprogrammed a
button to Nuisance Delete to access this
feature.
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2
To start or stop a scan operation, press the
preprogrammed Scan button.
- or -
1
Select a channel that has been
preprogrammed by your dealer to start Auto
Scan.
While the radio is on the Nuisance Channel,
press the preprogrammed Nuisance
Channel Delete button until you hear a tone.
2
Release the Nuisance Channel Delete
button. The nuisance channel is deleted.
Note:
3
If a channel continually generates unwanted calls or
noise (a “nuisance” channel), you can temporarily
remove it from the scan list:
You do not need to press a preprogrammed Scan button.
Select a channel that has not been
preprogrammed by your dealer to stop Auto
Scan.
Note: You cannot delete a priority channel or the
last remaining channel in the scan list.
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SCAN
TALKBACK
Restoring a Channel to the Scan List
SCAN
1
Press the Scan button to stop the scan.
2
Press the Scan button again to start scanning
again. The Deleted Nuisance Channel is
restored to the scan list.
PRIORITIZING A SCAN LIST
MEMBER
You may want your radio to scan a specific channel
more frequently for calls. Your dealer can prioritize
scan list members for you. Check with your dealer
for details.
Priority Channel
Scanning Sequence
None specified
Ch1➠Ch2➠Ch3➠
Ch4➠...Ch1
Channel 2
Ch2➠Ch1➠Ch2➠Ch3➠
Ch2➠Ch4➠Ch2➠...Ch1
Even though your radio has switched to a
non-priority channel, it will still check for activity on
the priority channel. If activity is detected, the radio
will switch to the priority channel.
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