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Motorola APX 8000HXE

Motorola APX™ 8000HXE P25 HAZLOC Portable Radio

P25 Operation | All-Band | Excellent Audio | 2 Rugged Models

Designed for extreme hazardous conditions, ensuring safety in dangerous environments: the APX 8000HXE

As firefighters, your safety is critical, and you deserve equipment that can withstand the most hazardous conditions. That’s why we’ve developed the APX™ 8000HXE, our flagship radio designed specifically for fire and rescue operations. Certified to Div 1 HazLoc standards, this ruggedized radio instills confidence as you navigate areas filled with unknown chemicals and gasses, ensuring you stay connected and informed in even the most dangerous situations.

Unlimited Connectivity, Unmatched Durability

With its 4-in-1 design, the APX™ 8000HXE offers unparalleled mobility and versatility. Seamlessly connect and expand voice and data communications across multiple agencies with just one device, improving response times and coordination efforts. Our innovative all-band technology breaks down communication barriers, allowing you to connect with other agencies regardless of the frequency they operate on. Plus, with the Adaptive Audio Engine, you can relay messages with optimal clarity, even amidst the chaos of alarms and sirens.

Engineered for Reliability and Usability

Developed in close collaboration with fire and rescue workers, the APX™ 8000HXE is ready for anything. From submersion in deep water to impacts that would cripple a typical radio, this device stands up to the rigors of the job. With exaggerated controls for gloved-hand use, a pressure-tested tempered glass display, and a shock-absorbing aluminum alloy endoskeleton, the APX™ 8000HXE delivers instant communication with total reliability. Its intuitive user interface and customizable controls further enhance usability, ensuring clear and intelligible communication in even the harshest environments.

Redefining Mission-Critical Communications

The APX™ 8000HXE isn’t just a radio – it’s a mission-critical solution designed to meet the demands of safety personnel in extreme environments. With its unmatched durability, unlimited interoperability, and advanced audio technologies, this radio sets a new standard for reliability and performance. Combined with the APX XE500 Remote Speaker Microphone, it forms the ultimate communication system, providing first responders with the tools they need to stay safe and connected when it matters most.


Feature Highlights

  • Mission-critical Wireless Bluetooth
  • Radio Packet Data (Integrated Voice & Data)
  • Text-Messaging, Voice Announcements
  • Radio Profiles
  • Dynamic Zone
  • Intelligent Lighting
  • Encryption

Safety Certified: APX 8000HXE for Hazardous Environments

Ensure safety in high-risk areas with the APX 8000HXE, certified to Div1 HazLoc standards. Designed to withstand environments with high concentrations of flammable gas, vapor, liquid, or dust, this radio provides peace of mind for fire and rescue workers operating in hazardous conditions.

Seamless Communication Across Frequencies: APX 8000HXE All-Band Capability

Break communication barriers with the APX 8000HXE, offering transmission and reception on all commonly used frequencies. With this radio, fire and rescue teams can communicate effortlessly with different agencies using a single device, ensuring coordination and collaboration during critical operations.

Crystal-Clear Audio: APX 8000HXE Adaptive Audio Engine

Ensure clear communication in any environment with the APX 8000HXE adaptive audio engine. This innovative feature delivers the loudest and clearest audio, ensuring that vital information is heard and understood, even amidst noisy surroundings.

Built to Last: APX 8000HXE Rugged Design

Get through the chaos with the rugged design of the APX 8000HXE. Featuring a water-tight seal, drop-resistant dual battery latch, pressure-tested tempered glass display, and shock-absorbing aluminum alloy endoskeleton, this radio is built to withstand everything from falls to floods, providing reliability in the face of adversity.

Purpose-Built for Mission-Critical Operations: APX 8000HXE Intuitive Design

Respond with confidence in critical situations with the purpose-built design of the APX 8000HXE. Featuring an intuitive layout and exaggerated controls, this radio is specifically tailored to the needs of fire and rescue workers, ensuring instant communication when lives are on the line.

Comprehensive Support: Motorola Solutions Service Plans

Get the support you need with Motorola Solutions’ range of service plans—Premier, Advanced, and Essential. Whether you require comprehensive management or basic maintenance, choose the service plan that best suits your needs and manage your operations with confidence.


Model 2.5
Full bitmap color LCD front display, 4 Lines of Text X 14 Characters, 2 Lines of Icons, 1 Menu Line X 3 Menus, White Backlight.
Full bitmap mono LCD top display, 1 line of text x 8 characters,1 line of status icons, Multi-color backlight
3 Soft Keys, 4 Direction Navigation Key, Home and Data Buttons.

700/800 MHz (792-870 MHz), VHF (136-174 MHz), UHF Range 1 (380-470 MHz), UHF Range 2 (450-520 MHz), 3,000 Channels

Model 3.5
Full bitmap color LCD front display, 4 Lines of Text X 14 Characters, 2 Lines of Icons, 1 Menu Line X 3 Menus, White Backlight.
Full bitmap mono LCD top display, 1 line of text x 8 characters,1 line of status icons, Multi-color backlight
3 Soft Keys, 4 Direction Navigation Key, 4×3 Keypad, Home and Data Buttons.

700/800 MHz (792-870 MHz), VHF (136-174 MHz), UHF Range 1 (380-470 MHz), UHF Range 2 (450-520 MHz), 3,000 Channels

Standard Package Includes:

  • APX 8000HXE P25 Smart 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:

  • VHF
  • UHF Range 1
  • UHF Range 2
  • 700 and 800 MHz Bands
  • Up to 3000 Channels

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 (Optional)


  • Class I, Div 1, Groups C*, D;
  • Class I, Div 2, Groups A, B, C, D;
  • Class II, Div 1, Group E, F, G;
  • Class III; T3C.

Streamlined APX 8000HXE Programming Solutions

Efficiently program your APX 8000HXE radios with CPS and/or Radio Management, offering the same ease of use as APX Standard radios. Whether online or offline, our programming options ensure seamless fleet management and customization to meet your specific needs.

Online Batch Programming for Enhanced Efficiency

Optimize fleet management by programming radios online in batches over Wi-Fi or OTAP. Say goodbye to manual programming processes and hello to streamlined operations. With online batch programming, you can make changes to multiple radios simultaneously, saving time and reducing complexity.

Simplified Management with Radio Management

Managing a large fleet of radios can be daunting, especially when changes are requested on fielded radios. Leverage Radio Management to gain a comprehensive view of your entire fleet from a single interface. Efficiently push batch programming changes in minutes, ensuring that your radios are always up-to-date and configured to meet your operational requirements.

Expert Guidance for Seamless Transition

Transitioning from CPS to advanced software programming platforms can be challenging. Our team of experts is here to guide you every step of the way. Whether you prefer cable, Wi-Fi, or OTAP connections, we’ll ensure a smooth transition and provide comprehensive support to meet your programming needs.

Tailored Programming Solutions

Whether you handle radio programming in-house or prefer our service staff to handle FCC licensing, programming, optimization, and management tasks, we’re here to accommodate your needs. Our tailored programming solutions are designed to simplify the process and ensure that your APX 8000HXE radios are programmed to perfection. Let us help you optimize your radio fleet for enhanced performance and efficiency.

Technical Specifications

Motorola APX 8000HXE General Specifications


Radio without Battery

  • Height (radio body) 6.7 in 169.7 mm
  • Width 3.3 in 84 mm
  • Depth 2.2 in 56 mm
  • Weight 15.6 oz 442 g

Radio with Standard Battery, no Antenna

  • Height (radio body) 6.9 in 176.5 mm
  • Width 3.3 in 84 mm
  • Depth 2.2 in 56 mm
  • Weight 22.7 oz 643 g


  • Single-key ADP Encryption*
  • Software Key
  • P25 Authentication*
  • Multikey for 128 Keys and Multi-algorithm*
  • Over-The-Air Rekeying (OTAR)*

Audio Features

  • 3 W Speaker with Adaptive Equalization
  • Adaptive Dual-sided Operation
  • Adaptive Noise Suppression Intensity
  • Adaptive Gain Control
  • Adaptive Windporting
    IMPRES™ Audio Accessory Compatibility

*Optional Feature **Hardware-ready ***Included with OTAR

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