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Stay connected with your workers whether they’re delivering cargo, dispatching trucks or driving a bus or tram. The MOTOTRBO™ DM1600 mobile radio (with alphanumeric display) is a reliable, cost-efficient solution to keep your team in contact so they can communicate, coordinate and collaborate for maximum efficiency and safety. The DM1600 is designed for the everyday driver, so you can connect without distraction.

This analogue/digital mobile radio offers all the benefits of the latest technology – from superior audio quality to greater coverage. It’s also compatible with advanced MOTOTRBO™ business-essential features, such as transmit-interrupt (decode only) to prioritize critical communication. The bright, high-contrast alphanumeric display allows drivers to see important information such as settings and caller ID at a glance.

The analogue-only model of the DM1600 allows you to upgrade to digital with a simple software package when the time is right for you. The DM1600 is easy to use and delivers clear communication for maximum efficiency of your operation.


  1. Product Information
  2. Physical Specifications
  3. Performance Characteristics

Alphanumeric Display - View information such as caller ID, channel number and contacts on a clear, high-contrast alphanumeric display.

Analogue/Digital - Get all the benefits of digital, including better voice quality, better range and better battery life—but retain compatibility with your existing radio fleet. With analogue and digital capability, you have the freedom to migrate to the latest technology at your own pace.

Analogue only - Purchase analogue capability now and transition to digital capability when you’re ready. All you will need is a simple software upgrade.

Transmit Interrupt Capability (decode only) - Enables a supervisor to interrupt a DM1600 conversation to deliver critical communication exactly when and where it’s needed.

Compatible with Radio Management Suite - Programme your radios quickly and efficiently, with the Radio Management tool. Radios can be programmed in batches to a standardized template, giving error-free results and optimized performance.

Dual Capacity Direct Mode - Utilize the power of the 2-slot TDMA DMR standard to double the capacity of your 12.5 kHz channel—without the need for a repeater.

IP54 Rated - Dustproof and splashproof, so you can work with confidence in challenging environments.

Make it easy to be more efficient on the job

Simple, clear voice communication is a “must have” for your operation. We understand – that’s why analogue or digital, our MOTOTRBO™ portfolio is renowned for clear connections and better workforce collaborations. We realise that to help you excel in your job, you need accessories that match the performance of your MOTOTRBO radio – that truly fit your work environment. When you use our accessories with your mobile radio, you are simply more efficient.That’s why it’s important to use Motorola Original® accessories with the DM1400 and DM1600. They’re the only ones designed, built and tested with your mobile radio to optimise its performance.
Only Motorola accessories unleash the full power of MOTOTRBO – the most advanced digital radio platform in the industry. So as radio users deliver packages, dispatch trucks and coordinate shipments, they can work more easily and efficiently with our comfortable, convenient and practical accessories.Combine our best-in-class radios with DM1400/DM1600 accessories to achieve even greater efficiency and cost-savings. Together, you’ll rethink what’s an accessory – and what’s a necessity.

Dimensions H x W x D - 44 x 169 x 134 mm
Weight - 1.3 kg
Built-in speaker - Yes

Power output

1-25W, 25-45W (VHF);
1-25W, 25-40W (UHF)

Frequency range

VHF (136-174 MHz);
UHF (403-470 MHz)


  1. Mobile Microphones
  2. Vehicle Solutions
  3. External Speakers
  4. Cables and Antennas

Find the right microphone for the way you work – whether you’re delivering packages around town or transporting passengers.

Choose from four different styles:

Compact Microphones fit comfortably in your hand for quick, convenient communication

Keypad Microphones let you easily navigate menus on your radio, dial numbers and more

Heavy-Duty Microphones are ruggedised and easy to use while wearing gloves

Telephone-Style Handset lets you communicate more discreetly, so others can’t listen in on your conversation.

PMMN4090 Compact Microphone round-mag
PMMN4091 Heavy Duty Microphone round-mag
PMMN4089 Keypad Microphone round-mag
GMMN4065 Visor Microphone round-mag
PMLN6481 Telephone Style Handset with hang-up cup round-mag
HLN9073 Microphone Hang up Clip (requires installation)

Communicate safely with these essential vehicle solutions, wherever the work takes you – from the tram or bus to the short-haul delivery truck.

Clip the visor microphone to your vehicle’s sun visor, so you don’t have to hold a microphone. Combine it with one of our remote push-to-talk options: a pushbutton mounted on the steering wheel, a flexible gooseneck within easy reach or a footswitch mounted on the floor, to provide a complete hands free communication solution.

Vehicle Push to Talks
RLN4836 Emergency Footswitch 
RLN4858 Gooseneck Push to Talk
RLN4857 Remote Mount Push Button Push to Talk

Vehicle Mounting
RLN6466 Low Profile Trunnion Kit 
RLN6467 High Profile Trunnion Kit 
RLN6468 Key Lock Trunnion Kit 
FTN6083 In Dash Mounting Kit - DIN 

HKN4137 Power Cable to Battery – 10 foot, 15 Amp, 14 AWG 
HKN4191 Power Cable to Battery – 10 foot, 20 Amp, 12 AWG 
HKN4192 Power Cable to Battery – 20 foot, 20 Amp, 10 AWG 
HKN9327 Ignition Sense Cable 
03012045001 Trunnion Mounting Screws

Overcome noise in loud conditions and rugged situations – from the rumble of a cab in a cement truck to the hustle and bustle of a delivery truck at the loading dock. Motorola’s external speakers give you an extra audio boost in your vehicle and let you select your speakers to match your environment.
HSN8145 7.5W External Speaker 
RSN4001 13W External Speaker 
GMKN4084 Speaker Extension Cable

Programming Cables and Accessories

PMKN4147 Mobile Front Programming Cable 
PMKN4151 Mobile Rear Accessory Connector Universal Cable 
GMBN1021 Rear Accessory Connector Seal with Connector and Pins 
HLN9457 16 Pin Accessory Connector Kit
PMKN4150 Back 20 Pin MAP Test Cable 
PMLN5620 Connector Extender, 20 Pieces
3202607Y01 Gasket Cover, Accessory Connector
6680388A26 Mobile Crimping Tool


RAD4198 136-144 MHz, ¼ Wave Through Hole Mount 
RAD4199 146-150.8 MHz, ¼ Wave Through Hole Mount 
RAD4200 150.8-162 MHz, ¼ Wave Through Hole Mount 
RAD4201 162-174 MHz, ¼ Wave Through Hole Mount 
RAE4151 403-430 MHz, ¼ Wave Through Hole Mount 
RAE4152 450-470 MHz, ¼ Wave Through Hole Mount 
HAE6021 403-527 MHz 2.0 dB Gain BNC