Motorola SL3500e


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The Motorola SL3500e radio is a 128 channel handheld unit that is ideal for educational institutions, hospitality, events, and retail businesses. The SL3500e transmits using digital UHF or VHF frequencies, and can be programmed to work with other Motorola, Icom, and Kenwood analog or digital radios.

Now your business can have the power of instant, two-way radio communication without compromising your style. With its slim, lightweight design, the MOTOTRBO SL3500e portable two-way radio is stylish and discreet. It blends seamlessly with professional attire, allowing you to move freely. At the same time, it’s durable and built to last.

Get quick access to key radio functions along with information at a glance. Connect discreetly to Bluetooth® earpieces and sensors. Access Wi-Fi networks for over-the-air software updates. And use the SL3500e on trunking systems that support both data and voice.

Motorola SL3500e radio highlights

  • Digital and analog transmissions
  • 128 channels
  • UHF or VHF frequency band
  • Display and limited keypad
  • 3 watts (digital) 2 watts (analog) max power output
  • 13 hours of battery life
  • 4 programmable buttons
  • 5 year Motorola warranty

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Supported system technologies

  • Conventional analog/digital
  • IP site connect (optional add-on)
  • Capacity plus (optional add-on)
  • Linked capacity plus (optional add-on)

Included SL3500e accessories

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UHF Antenna PMAE4095
VHF Antenna PMAD4145
Battery PMNN4468
Holster PMLN7190
Plug-in Charger PS000227A11


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      Motorola SL3500e radio range

      Flat open terrain

      UHF  3 - 5 miles

      VHF 4 - 6 miles

      Suburban areas

      UHF 2 - 4 miles

      VHF 1 - 3 miles

      Urban areas

      UHF 1 - 2 miles

      VHF 0.5 - 1 miles

      Inside buildings

      UHF 25 - 30 floors

      VHF 10 - 15 floors

      These are estimates based on the SL3500e radio using standard accessories at full power, many factors affect range.

      Motorola SL3500e specifications

      Dimensions (H x W x D)
      5 x 2.2 x .9 in.
      Weight w/battery6.7 oz.
      Programmable buttons
      User programmable?
      No, requires dealer support
      DurabilityIP54 | Mil spec: 810 D, 810 E

      Performance data

      Frequency rangeUHF (403-470 MHz)
      VHF (136-174 MHz)
      Max Power output3 Watts (Digital)
      2 Watts (Analog)
      Coverage areaAdjustable power output for varying coverage
      Repeater capableYes
      Estimated battery life11 hours (Analog)
      13.5 hours (Digital)
      Standard batteryPMNN4468 Li-ion
      Battery size2300 mAh

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