The Motorola EVX-261 radio is a 16 channel handheld unit that is ideal for construction, hospitality, and transportation businesses. The EVX-261 transmits using digital UHF or VHF frequencies, and can be programmed to work with other Motorola, Icom, and Kenwood analog or digital radios.
Product Cancellation Notice
Motorola Solutions announced the cancellation of the EVX-261 radio for North America in June of 2020. Orders can be placed through Oct 30th, 2020 or while supplies last, and the last ship date is Dec 15th.
We have limited stock in all frequency bands, but please call (888) 733-7681 to discuss exact quantities.
Motorola and Radio Depot recommend the new Motorola CP100D as an alternative.
Motorola EVX-261 radio highlights
- Digital and analog transmissions
- 16 channels
- UHF or VHF frequency bands
- 4 watts (UHF) and 5 watts (VHF) max power output
- 3 year Motorola warranty
EVX-261 Motorola SKUs
Motorola EVX-261 range
|Flat open terrain||
UHF 4.5 - 6 miles
VHF 5- 7 miles
UHF 3.5 - 5 miles
VHF 2 - 4 miles
UHF 1 - 3 miles
VHF 0.5 - 1 miles
UHF 25 - 30 floors
VHF 10 - 15 floors
These are averages based on the Motorola EVX-261 radio using standard accessories at full power. There are many factors that affect two-way radio range, and it is always best to test before you invest.
Similar and compatible Motorola digital radios
If you aren't sure if the EXV-261 radio is the right fit, check out our other Motorola digital radios. Some great EVX-261 digital alternatives are the: Motorola CP100D, Motorola CP200D, Motorola EVX-S24, and Motorola XPR 3300e radios.
Free custom Motorola EVX-261 radio programming with purchase
Motorola EVX-261 Accessories
EVX-261 Resources and Downloads
|Programmable buttons||Yes, 2 buttons|
|Cloning||Yes, with cable|
|User programmable?||No, requires dealer software|
|Durability||IP55 Rated | Mil spec: 810 C, 810 D, 810 E, 810|
|Frequency range||UHF1 (403-470 MHz)|
UHF2 (450-512 MHz)
VHF (136-174 MHz)
|Max Power output||5 Watts|
|Adjustable power levels||Yes|
|Coverage area||Programming Software allows adjustable power output for varying coverage|
|Estimated battery life||Up to 10.8 hours|
Up to 19 hours with hi-cap AAJ68X501
|Standard battery||AAJ67X501 Li-ion|
|Battery size||1380 mAh|
|Dimensions (H x W x D)||4.3 x 2.3 x 1.3 in.|
|Weight w/battery||9.9 oz.|