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Motorola APX 8000

Motorola APX 8000 P25 Portable Radio

P25 Operation | All-Band | Excellent Audio | 3 Rugged Models

Elevate Your Communication with the Motorola APX 8000 P25 Portable Radio

Experience unparalleled excellence in communication technology with the Motorola APX 8000 P25 Portable Radio. Engineered with precision and built to exceed expectations, this cutting-edge device sets a new standard in portable radio performance, making it the best choice for law enforcement and public safety professionals.

Seamless Collaboration in Challenging Environments

Designed to empower first responders, public safety personnel, and industrial workers, the APX 8000 ensures seamless communication even in the most challenging environments. With its P25 interoperability, it effortlessly integrates into existing communication systems, enabling seamless collaboration across agencies and jurisdictions.

Unmatched Reliability and Efficiency

Equipped with advanced features, the APX 8000 guarantees reliability and efficiency in every operation. Its rugged construction withstands the rigors of the field, ensuring durability in harsh conditions. Whether facing extreme temperatures, dust, or water, this radio remains steadfast, delivering unwavering performance when it matters most.

Crystal-Clear Audio and Exceptional Coverage

With crystal-clear audio and exceptional coverage, the APX 8000 ensures every message is heard loud and clear. Its noise-canceling technology eliminates background distractions, allowing for crisp, intelligible communication even in noisy environments. Plus, with multi-band capability, users can access multiple frequency bands, expanding coverage and enhancing connectivity.

Limitless Interoperability and User-Friendly Design

With 4 RF bands and multi-mode system access, the APX 8000 knows no limits when it comes to interoperability. Whether it’s loud or windy, whether you whisper or yell, the Adaptive Audio Engine and ultra-loud speaker bring clarity into every conversation. With Wi-Fi access, the APX 8000 can quickly receive new codeplugs, firmware, and software features, ensuring seamless operation without interruption. Intuitively designed with a familiar look and feel, the compact APX 8000 is always comfortable to use, from your grip to your holster.
Upgrade to the future of communication today with the Motorola APX 8000 P25 Portable Radio.

Motorola APX 8000

Feature Highlights

Unlock Seamless Communication with All-Band Operation

Experience unparalleled versatility with the all-band operation of the APX series radios. Featuring 4 bands in 1 radio—7/800 MHz, VHF, and UHF Range 1 and Range 2—the APX radio ensures seamless connectivity across various frequency bands and modes.

Adaptive Audio Technology for Clear Communication

  • Adaptive Dual-sided Operation: Utilizes beam-forming technology, allowing communication from either side of the radio.
  • Adaptive Noise Suppression: Dynamically adjusts the audio algorithm to cancel out noise in changing environments.
  • Adaptive Speaker Equalization: Optimizes speaker settings for authentic talker representation and speech intelligibility.
  • Adaptive Gain Control: Adjusts microphone gain for consistent audio levels.
  • Adaptive Windporting: Engages a third microphone to cancel wind noise for clearer communication.

Designed for Mission-Critical Operations

  • Familiar Look and Feel: Enjoy the intuitive interface of the APX series for seamless operation.
  • Flexible All-band Antenna: Bendable antenna for easy mobility on the job.
  • Aggressive T-shape: Ensures a secure grip even in wet or slippery conditions.
  • Top Display: Provides quick access to radio status and critical notifications.
  • Intelligent Lighting: Uses simple colors to alert users of critical events.
  • Voice Announcement: Provides audible confirmation of various features.
  • Radio Profiles: Customize user experience based on roles and missions.

Secure Wi-Fi and Data Connectivity

  • Efficient Fleet Software Updates: Update radio software without interrupting voice communications.
  • Up to 20 Wi-Fi Networks: Provision Wi-Fi networks for seamless updates in the field.
  • GPS Outdoor Personnel Tracking: Enhance officer safety with location sharing.
  • Mission-Critical Wireless Bluetooth: Quickly connect with remote accessories for added functionality.

Built to Withstand Extreme Conditions

  • Rugged Construction: Aluminum alloy endoskeleton protects against water intrusion.
  • IP 67 and Delta-T Option: Withstands water submersion for enhanced durability.
  • MIL-STD 810 C, D, E, F, G: Ensures reliability in extreme environments.
  • Tempered Glass: Protects the display interface from scratches and impact.
  • Dual Latch Battery: Prevents battery ejection upon impact from drops.

Enhanced Security Features

  • Multiple Encryption Algorithms: Protect sensitive information from unauthorized access.
  • Over-the-air Re-key (OTAR): Efficiently update encryption keys for fielded radios.
  • P25 Radio Authentication: Ensures only valid users can access the system.
  • Two-factor Authentication: Securely query databases for added protection.

Experience the future of communication with the APX series radios—where versatility, reliability, and security converge to meet the demands of mission-critical operations.


Model 1.5
Full Bitmap Monochromatic LCD Top Display, 1 Line Text X 8 Characters, 1 Line of Icons, No Menu Support, Multi-Color Backlight.

700/800 MHz (763-870 MHz), VHF (136-174 MHz), UHF Range 1 (380-470 MHz), UHF Range 2 (450-520 MHz), 1,200 Channels

Model 2.5
Top Display Plus: Full Bitmap Color LCD Display, 4 Lines of Text X 14 Characters, 2 Lines of Icons, 1 Menu Line X 3 Menus, White Backlight. Backlight Keypad: 3 Soft Keys, 4 Direction Navigation Key, Home and Data Buttons.

700/800 MHz (764-870 MHz), VHF (136-174 MHz), UHF Range 1 (380-470 MHz), UHF Range 2 (450-520 MHz), 3,000 Channels

Model 3.5
Top Display Plus: Full Bitmap Color LCD Display, 4 Lines of Text X 14 Characters, 2 Lines of Icons, 1 Menu Line X 3 Menus, White Backlight. Backlight Keypad: 3 Soft Keys, 4 Direction Navigation Key, 4×3 Keypad, Home and Data Buttons.

700/800 MHz (763-870 MHz), VHF (136-174 MHz), UHF Range 1 (380-470 MHz), UHF Range 2 (450-520 MHz), 3,000 Channels

Standard Package Includes:

  • APX 8000 Radio unit
  • Antenna
  • Battery pack
  • Belt clip or carrying holster
  • User manual and documentation
  • Charger

Frequency Compatibility

Available in Multi-Band and Single-Band Configurations:

Frequency Band:
VHF, UHF-1, UHF-2, 700 MHz, 800 MHz

Frequency Range:
700/800 (762-776, 792-806, 806-825, 851-870 MHz)
VHF (136-174 MHz)
UHF Range 1 (380-470 MHz)
UHF Range 2 (450-520 MHz)

Power Output:
1-6 W

Number of Channels/Groups/Zones:
3,000 Channels

Standard battery chemistry type:
Lithium Ion

Battery life (based on a 5-5-90 duty cycle):

Channel spacing:
12.5 kHz, 20 kHz, 25 kHz

Radio System Compatibility

  • ASTRO 25

Operation modes:

  • Digital Trunking: 9600 Baud APCO P25 Phase 1 FDMA and Phase 2 TDMA
  • Analog Trunking: 3600 Baud SmartNet®, SmartZone®, Omnilink
  • Digital Conventional: APCO 25
  • Analog Trunking: MDC 1200, Quik Call II
  • ASTRO 25 Integrated Voice and Data

Efficient APX 8000 Programming Solutions

Streamline the programming process for your APX 8000 radios with our comprehensive software solutions. Whether you’re managing a small fleet or a large operation, our programming tools ensure seamless configuration and optimization.

Versatile Programming Options

  • CPS and Radio Management Integration: Program APX 8000 radios using CPS or Radio Management software, just like APX Standard radios, ensuring familiarity and ease of use.
  • Online Batch Programming: Optimize fleet management by programming radios in batches over Wi-Fi or OTAP, reducing downtime and ensuring uniformity across your entire fleet.
  • Offline Programming with CPS: Utilize CPS for basic one-by-one offline programming, ideal for individualized settings or offline operations.

Simplified Fleet Management

  • Efficient Batch Programming: Manage large fleets effortlessly with Radio Management, allowing you to view and control your entire fleet from a single interface.
  • Guided Transition: Our team of experts is dedicated to guiding your transition from CPS to advanced software platforms, ensuring a smooth and seamless process.
  • Tailored Support: Whether you prefer in-house programming or require assistance from our service staff, we offer FCC licensing, programming, optimization, and management services to meet your specific needs.

Seamless Integration, Enhanced Efficiency

Make the most out of your APX 8000 radios with our programming solutions designed to optimize efficiency and performance. With intuitive software and expert support, programming your radios has never been easier.

Technical Specifications

Motorola APX 8000 General Specifications

Dimensions of radios without battery

Dimensions H x W x D (without standard battery) 5.47 in. x 2.98 in. x 1.58 in.

  • Length 5.47 in
  • Width Push-To-Talk button 2.39 in
  • Depth Push-To-Talk button 1.40 in
  • Width Top 2.98 in
  • Depth Top 1.58 in
  • Depth Bottom of Battery 1.24 in
  • Weight of the radios without battery 11.25 oz

Adaptive Audio Engine

  • 3 Watt Speaker with Adaptive Equalization
  • Adaptive Dual-sided Operation
  • Adaptive Noise Suppression Intensity
  • Adaptive Gain Control
  • Adaptive Windporting

Communication Solutions for Public Safety Agencies in Florida

Speak to the experienced team at EMCI Wireless to find the perfect solution for your department or agency.