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Motorola CP185

Motorola CP185 Portable -Way Radio

Status: Discontinued

Motorola has canceled the CP185 portable radios as of July 2023. If you are looking for a replacement digital portable radio, we suggest the Motorola CP200d portable two-way radio.

Easy, discreet and prompt communication with your workforce is vital to improving response time, strengthening employee efficiency and increasing customer satisfaction. Motorola’s CP185 two-way radios provide a durable, high-quality voice communication solution that helps your business increase productivity and provide excellent customer service.

Ideal for educational institutions, retail and hospitality businesses, service and manufacturing industries, the Motorola CP185 brings you a robust two-way radio solution. With its ergonomic shape for comfortable use plus everyday security features in a durable, lightweight, compact design, you can enhance communication while increasing efficiency and productivity.

Motorola CP185 Features

  • Built-in Simple Voice Scrambling
  • Internal VOX
  • 12.5/25 kHz Switchable Channel Spacing
  • Companding-Expanding (X-Pand™)
  • 8-Character Alphanumeric Display
  • 16 Channels
  • 2 Programmable Side Buttons
  • 3 Programmable Front Buttons
  • Front Panel Feature and Button Configuring Mode
  • Battery Saver
  • Normal and Priority Scan (1 List)
  • Multi-Channel Capability
  • High Power
  • Talkaround Capability
  • Ergonomically Designed
  • Busy Channel Lockout
  • Low Battery Alert
  • Receive Only Channel
  • MDC 1200/Quik Call II/DTMF Signaling (Signaling models only)

Programmable Features

  • Backlight
  • Reverse Burst
  • Channel Alias
  • Scrambling Code Select
  • Channel Scan
  • Scrambling On/Off
  • Keypad Lock
  • Squelch Level
  • Monitor
  • Sticky Monitor
  • Nuisance Channel Delete
  • TPL/DPL Enable
  • Power Level
  • Volume Set
  • Repeater / Talkaround
  • VOX On / Off
Motorola CP185

Motorola CP185 Models

Standard Models


AAH03KEF8AA7AN 136-174 MHz, 2-5 Watts, 16 Channels, Display, Limited Keypad


AAH03RDF8AA7AN 435-480 MHz, 2-4 Watts, 16 Channels, Display, Limited Keypad

Signalling Models


AAH03KEC4AB7AN 136-174 MHz, 2-5 Watts, 16 Channels, No Display, No Keypad
AAH03KEF4AB7AN 136-174 MHz, 2-5 Watts, 16 Channels, Display, Limited Keypad


AAH03RDC4AB7AN 435-480 MHz, 2-4 Watts, 16 Channels, No Display, No Keypad
AAH03RDF4AB7AN 435-480 MHz, 2-4 Watts, 16 Channels, Display, Limited Keypad

Florida Two-Way Radio Specialists

Speak to the experienced team at EMCI Wireless to find the perfect solution for your business.