Hytera just released a new series of analog business radios that are compact, durable, and very price competitive. The Hytera HYT OBR Series Onsite Business Radios are specifically designed to compete with popular Motorola and Kenwood radios in its class. There are two basic models, the TC-310 and the TC-518.
HYT TC-310 - This is the lower end model with 16 channels. It operates on UHF business frequencies with 1 watt of output power and can cover up to up to 200,000 square feet or 15 floors.
Features include channel scan, priority channel scan, scrambler, Voice-operated Transmit (VOX),compander, battery save feature, timeout timer, talk back, busy channel lockout and a mini-USB interface. It's also PC programmable with an optional programming cable and software for even greater versatility. The first 7 UHF Frequencies on HYT TC-310 will match the UHF radio factory default frequencies of the Motorola CLS, CLP and RMU series analog business radios. Price: $129.99.
HYT TC518 - This is the higher end model with 16 channels. There are four variations of this model. These include the 2 watt TC-518-U1-LP (UHF) and the TC-518V-LP (VHF), the 4 watt UHF TC-518-U1-HP and 5 watt VHF TC-518V-HP.
Features include channel scan, priority channel scan, Voice-operated Transmit (VOX),compander, battery save feature, timeout timer, talk back, scrambler, and busy channel lockout. It's also PC programmable with an optional programming cable and software. The 4 and 5 watt TC-518 models match well with the 4 watt Motorola RDU Series and Kenwood ProTalk radios. Price: $149.99 (2W), $169.99 (4W/5W).
The TC-310 uses the Motorola single pin M6 connector and is compatible with Motorola audio accessories that use this connector.
The TC518 uses the two pin M1 connector and uses the same standard audio accessories as the Motorola CLS and RM Series radios., so there is an instant plethora of audio accessories to choose from.
Each model uses a different Hytera Lithium-Ion battery pack, charger, belt clip, and case specifically designed for that model.
This chart lists the radios in the Hytera OBR Series and highlights some of their key features. Click on the name or image of each model for details and more specifications on each radio. All models listed in the chart are available from Buy Two Way Radios.
|HYT TC-310||16||1W||UHF||400-470 MHz||✔|
|HYT TC-518-U1-LP||16||2W||UHF||400-470 MHz||✔|
|HYT TC-518-V-LP||16||2W||VHF||136-174 MHz||✔|
|HYT TC-518-U1-HP||16||4W||UHF||400-470 MHz||✔|
|HYT TC-518-V-HP||16||5W||VHF||136-174 MHz||✔|
TWRS-98 - New Hytera Business Radios