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Icom launches the IC-M85E in Australia

by Icom Australia 16 Jun 2019 19:51 PDT
Icom launches the IC-M85E in Australia © Icom

The IC-M85E is an ultra-compact and powerful Marine Handheld with Land Mobile Features. It is a perfect solution for communication in commercial environments. The IC-M85E is the most compact (W×H×D: 56 × 92 × 29 mm) and lightweight (weight: 246 g) (with BP-290, FA-SC58V and MBB-3) commercial grade marine and land mobile hybrid radio in the world.

The IC-M85E has a varied gamut of features that enable for faster and more effective communication. It provides users with three alarm related functions which include- MOB (Man over Board), Man Down and Lone Worker. In addition to VHF marine channels, the IC-M85E covers 136-174 MHz LMR (Land Mobile Radio) channels. It also has up to 100 programmable channels are available for LMR use. Each channel is programmable with CTCSS and DTCS tone. The Multi-Function Button provides with instant operation of the channel group changing from Marine to LMR (Land Mobile Radio) or vice versa.

Furthermore, despite its compact body, the IC-M85E delivers 700 mW of loud audio as clear communication is vital in noisy environments. Moreover, The IC-M85E is built durable to endure 1 m submersion for 30 minutes and dust-tight protection. The radio has also passed MIL-STD-810 specifications.

To ensure and uphold the privacy of your conversation, the radio has a built-in Voice Scrambler which offers private communication between stations (32-code, compatible with UT-112 voice scrambler unit).

But that's not it, the IC-M85E also comes with several other features including Aqua Quake , internal VOX capability for hands-free operation, 14 hours of battery life, 5W Output, Dual/ Tri-watch function for monitoring CH16 and/ or call channel, etc.

The IC-M85E is definitely the Professionals' choice!

For more information on the product please visit Icom Australia's website

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