Q. What are the wiring configurations for connecting to the vehicles power supply?
A. 1) Radio stays ON when the ignition is switched OFF:
Connect the radio’s negative (black) lead to the vehicle chassis, or directly to the battery’s negative terminal. Connect the radio’s positive (red) lead via the 2 Amp fuse to the battery’s positive terminal. Alternatively, the positive lead could be connected at the fuse box at a point that has DC Power continuously available (preferably the battery side of the ignition switch) via the 2 Amp fuse.
2) Radio turns OFF with the ignition switch:
Connect the radio’s negative (black) lead to the vehicle’s chassis, or directly to the battery’s negative terminal. The radio’s positive (red) lead should connect to an accessory point in the vehicle’s fuse box via the 2 Amp fuse.
Q. How do I turn the unit on?
A. Press and hold the Channel selector.
Q. How do I set the volume level?
A. Turn the channel selector clockwise to adjust the sound level for comfortable reception. On the microphone push the up or down buttons to increase or decrease the volume. If held down the volume will increase or decrease quickly.
Q. How do I select a channel?
A. Press channel selector once. “CH” will appear on the LCD. Select the channel by rotating the channel knob.
On the microphone push the mode button and select the channel using the up or down buttons.
Q. What is the PTT?
A. PTT refers to Push To Talk. Pressing the PTT button activates the transmitter. The RF (radio frequency) level will appear on the LCD as you are transmitting. To receive, release the PTT button and then TX will disappear on the display. When transmitting, hold the Mic two inches from your mouth and speak clearly in a normal voice across the front of the Mic area.
Q. How do I factory reset this radio?
A. Turn radio on while pressing the ANT button. There are two reset levels All Reset “AL reset” and All except the user programmed memories “User reset”. The reset type can select in menu mode. “All reset” will clear all memory and settings back to the factory default settings. “User reset” will clear all settings except user programmed memory channels they will be preserved.
Q. How do I flip the LCD display?
A. Rotate channel selector to select filp direction vv or nn.
Q. Is this radio suitable for use outside of Australia?
A. All Oricom products are approved for use in Australia and NZ only, and although they will still work in other countries, they may not meet that countries requirement’s for voltage, operating frequencies or power RF levels and if used may interfere with other services which could attract penalties from the local administration authorities.