The first time you handle Entel’s HT500 Series 2.0 portables you will be impressed by their superior build quality.
From the rugged ergonomic design that fits comfortably in your hand, to the exceptionally loud audio, the HT500 Series 2 portables easily outclass the competition.
All HT500 Series 2 portables are IECEx (Ex ib IIA T4) Intrinsically Safe certified, built to MIL-STD 810C/D/E/F for tough enduring performance and are fully Submersible to IP68 (5 metres depth for 1 hour).
Entel’s HT500 Series 2 portables will exceed the expectations of even the most experienced radio user.
Entry & Sophisticated Models
The Entel HT500 Series 2.0 ‘Entry’ models provide instantaneous Push-To-Talk communications with ‘Advanced’ models adding extra features including Individual & Group calling, Lone-Worker protection, Text messaging etc.
All HT500 Series 2 portables are IECEx (Ex ib IIA T4) Intrinsically Safe certified.
Environmental protection to IP68 (5 Meters for 1 Hour)
The practical HT500 Series 2.0 portables enjoy an IP68 (5 Meters for 1 Hour) rated construction, which means that they are dust protected and fully Submersible.
Meeting MIL-STD 810C/D/E/F and providing commercial grade construction for tough, enduring performance. Entel's HT500 Series 2.0 portables conform to stringent standards, enabling them to withstand the everyday rigours of shock, vibration and the corrosive effects of dust and moisture, ensuring many years of trouble free use.
2000mAh Li-Ion battery
HT500 Series 2.0 portables are supplied with the latest intelligent Lithium-Ion battery technology as standard. One key advantage of Lithium-Ion battery technology is the way it eliminates ‘memory effect’ meaning there is no need to fully discharge your battery before recharging. Therefore you are assured a full charge each and every time you take your Entel battery from its charger.
Flash upgradeable to add future features
Entel adds / improves features on its HT500 radios by way of software updates. Using Flash Upgrade technology your Entel HT500 radios can be upgraded by your Dealer at any time.
Robust accessory socket
When an accessory is secured to the portable, the plug / socket has been designed to withstand any amount of punishment from dropping to careless misuse. Furthermore, the securing bolt incorporates a shearing point to protect the connector.
All non-display HT500 portables provide 16 programmable channels. Display portables provide 255 programmable channels.
To avoid accidental operation your radios keys & controls can be locked by the user or, if set, automatically by the radio.
VOX hands free (with audio accessory)
When using an Entel VOX enabled audio accessory, your HT500 portable can operate totally hands free. All you need to do is talk and the HT500 portable will automatically transmit for you.
The HT500 Series portables have the facility to scan for an active (or free) channel. When the channel is found, the radio will automatically select it channel for you. Priority scan will allow you to select one channel in the scan list that is treated as a "Priority". It will be checked more frequently than all other channels in the list.
Programmable channel monitor button
If you have channel protection enabled on your HT500 portable, all signals other than your own networks will be filtered out. This can be temporarily disabled allowing you to monitor all signals on your channel.
Some radio systems use a "repeater" to increase the system's range. However when you go outside the range of the repeater, communication with another radio is not possible no matter how close you are. Talkaround enables you to talk directly with another radio, bypassing the repeater.
Individual & Group Calling (advanced models only)
Entel’s advanced 5-Tone Selcall & MPT1327 Trunking models provide Individual, Group & All Call. The radios contact list can be used to select the person to call as well as speed dials.
Programmable scrambler (voice inversion)
Used to encrypt your voice, protecting against casual eavesdropping.
Local Personal Attack Alarm
All HT500 portables include a personal attack alarm option. Once activated the speaker of your radio will emit a high pitched siren as a deterrent and provides a local call for assistance.
Lone-Worker & Man-Down Alarms (advanced models only)
Entel’s advanced 5-Tone Selcall models are designed to protect lone workers. The radio’s orange button can be pressed to send an emergency signal to your colleagues. Should someone fall and become unconscious the optional Man-Down sensor can automatically send the alarm. The radios Lone-Worker timer checks the radios user is ok, if no response is received the radio will automatically send the alarm. The high volume local siren additionally alerts non-radio users in the vicinity to the emergency. This capability can be programmed by your Dealer.
Frequency Range 400 - 470MHz
Channels Non LCD 16 Channels, LCD 255 channels
Channel Spacing 12.5 kHz / 25 kHz
Communication Method Simplex / semi duplex
Antenna Impedance 50 ohm
Antenna Whip / stubby
Battery Type 2000 mAh Li-Ion battery pack
Power Supply Voltage 7.4V DC
Current Drain (nominal) 40mA
Duty Cycle (5/5/90) 12.5 hours
Microphone Internal condenser microphone
Operating Temperature -20° to +55°C
Size (mm) 59.5(W) x 130(H) x 37(D)
Weight 277g with battery and aerial
Power Output High - 4W / Low - 1W
Oscillator Method PLL
Frequency Stability 2.5PPM
Maximum Deviation ±2.5 kHz(Narrow)/ ±5 kHz(Wide)
Audio Distortion < 5% (1 kHz 60%)
Spurious Emission -68 [dBc]
Hum & Noise -40 [dB]
Receiver Type Double Super Heterodyne type
Sensitivity -0.25uV (12dB SINAD)
Frequency Stability 2.5PPM
Spurious Rejection -60 dB
Adjacent Channel Selectivity -60 dB (Narrow) , -70 dB (Wide)
Distortion < 5% (1 kHz 60%)
Hum & Noise -40 dB
Audio Output 1W