PD985 – Hytera Digital Mobile Radio (DMR)


The Hytera PD985 offers an exceptional digital radio experience with a broad array of enhanced features to improve user efficiency and safety.

This model does not include GPS and bluetooth features – see PD985G

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The PD985 is the flagship professional device at the top of a strong Hytera DMR portfolio. The PD985 offers an exceptional audio experience through noise cancellation technology, as well as boasting new features including full duplex calls, recording capability via Micro SD card, Bluetooth 4.0 for audio or data and single frequency repeater to increase coverage.

As our most comprehensive systems radio, the PD985 has an extensive features list, offering advanced functionality that can be adapted to your requirement. The high specification and improved battery life of the PD985, coupled with IP68 protection against dust and water ingress, ensures it delivers unrivalled performance to revolutionise your business communications, no matter what industry or environment you operate in.

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Key Features

Up to 1024 channels
Audio recording capability via Micro SD storage card *^
Single frequency repeater mode *^
Full duplex call *
Bluetooth 4.0 (PD985G only); Audio, Data *
Smart battery, rapid charge with on screen charge status and monitoring *
RTC Clock
Noise cancelling technology
12.5/20/25 selectable channel spacing in Analogue mode
Mixed mode scanning (Analogue & Digital channel)
IP68 and MIL-STD-810 G
Global Positioning System(GPS) (PD985G only)
Digital voice call function
Digital text message function (pre-programmable)
DMR Services(remote monitor, radio enable, radio disable, call alert)
Scrambler (Analogue mode) / Basic and Advanced Encryption (Digital mode)
Pseudo-trunk operation (DMO & RMO)
Multi-Site Roaming
Supports Option Board Interface
Channel Change Voice Notification
5 tone, HDC1200,2 Tone signalling selectable ( in Analogue mode)
Analogue & Digital DTMF
One touch call/text message/supplemental services
Vibrate Alert
Home screen dial
Multi-language menu display
Analogue & Digital Emergency
Supports XPT digital trunking
Supports DTMF telephone call
Power on & off user logo programming

* Feature available with future firmware upgrade
^ Feature available with optional software licence

Advanced Features Explained:

Full Duplex (1)
PD985 enables frontline personnel to make full duplex calls between other PD985 radios, PABX, PSTN and mobile phones

Single Frequency Repeater Mode (2)
The PD985 is able to use one slot to receive a signal and another slot to transmit it on the same frequency using DMO mode to extend radio coverage

Built-in Bluetooth 4.0
With integrated Bluetooth 4.0, the PD985 not only supports audio transmit, but it will also allow programming via Bluetooth (3)

Noise Cancellation and 2.5W Audio Output
Maximum 2.5W output speaker and new noise cancelling technology ensures clear and loud voice communication.

IP68 Protection
Complies with the highest dust and waterproofing standard to confront the harshest environments The radio continues to function after submersion in fresh water down to 2 meters for up to 4 hours

Smart Battery (2)
This feature makes it easier to monitor the battery status, such as battery life time and charging time, and will reduce the charging time.

Audio Recording via Micro SD card (4)
The PD985 supports up to a 32GB Micro SD card, to record up to 576 hours of digital / analogue audio

(1) Full Duplex for DMR Tier III due end Q4 2016, Full Duplex for DMR Tier II due end Q2 2017 (both via firmware upgrade).

(2) Due end Q4 2016 (via firmware upgrade).

(3) Due end Q2 2017 (via firmware upgrade).

(4) Due end Q4 2016 (via firmware upgrade and licence key).


Frequency Range UHF: 350-527MHz
Channel Capacity 1024 (64 zones with 128 channels per zone)
Digital Vocoder
Digital Protocol ETSI-TS102 361-1,2 & 3
Channel Spacing Analog:12.5kHz / 20KHz / 25KHz Digital:12.5kHz
Battery 2000mAh Li-ion
Battery Life (5-5-90 Duty Cycle) Digital: 19.5 hours
Analogue: 14.5 hours
Frequency Stability ±0.5ppm
Antenna Impedance 50Ω
Dimensions(W×H×D) 131 X 54.5 X 36(mm)
Weight 335g with standard battery and antenna
Display 1.8” 4 rows 160*128pixels 65535 colours
Keypad Full Keypad
Programmable Buttons 5
Transmitter Specification
RF power Low 1W
Hign 4W
FM Modulation 11K0F3E @ 12.5KHz
14K0F3E @ 20KHz
16K0F3E @ 25KHz
4FSK Digital Modulation 12.5KHz Data Only: 7K60FXD 12.5KHz Data & Voice: 7K60FXW
Conducted / Radiated Emission
FM Modulation Limiting ± 2.5KHz @ 12.5KHz
± 4.0KHz @ 20.0KHz
± 5.0KHz @ 25.0KHz
FM Hum and Noise 40dB @ 12.5 kHz
43dB @ 20 kHz
45dB @ 25 kHz
Adjacent Channel Power 60dB @ 12.5KHz
70dB @ 20KHz
70dB @ 25KHz
Audio Response +1 ~ -3dB
Audio Distortion ≤ 3%
TX Rise Time
TX PA Protection
Receiver Specification
Sensitivity (Digital) 0.22μV (5% BER)
Sensitivity (Analogue)
0.22μV (Typical) (12dB SINAD)
Selectivity TIA-603 / ETSI 60dB @ 12.5KHz
70dB @ 20KHz
70dB @ 25KHz
Intermodulation TIA-603
Intermodulation ETSI
Spurious Response Rejection TIA-603 / ETSI 70dB @ 12.5KHz / 20KHz / 25KHz
Blocking TIA-603 84dB
Blocking ETSI 84dB
S/N 40dB @ 12.5 kHz
43dB @ 20 kHz
45dB @ 25 kHz
Rated Audio Power Output 0.5W
Rated Audio Distortion ≤ 3%
Audio Response +1 ~ -3dB
Conducted Spurious Emissions ≤ -57dBm
Environmental Specifications
Operating Temperature -30°C to +60°C
Storage Temperature -45°C to +85°C
ESD IEC6100-4-2(level 4) ± 8Kv (contact)
± 15Kv (air)
American Military Standard MIL-STD-810 C/D/E/F/G
Dust & Water Intrusion IP68 Standard
Humidity Per MIL-STD-810 C/D/E/F/G Standard
Vibration Per MIL-STD-810 C/D/E/F/G Standard
TTFF (Time To First Fix) Cold Start <1 minute (PD985G only)
TTFF (Time To First Fix) Hot Start <10s (PD985G only)
Horizontal Accuracy <10m (PD985G only)
Full Duplex Calls Tier III (end Q4 2016) via firmware upgrade Conventional (end Q2 2017) via firmware upgrade
GPS PD985G only
Telemetry YES
Option Board YES
Micro SD Card YES. Maximum capacity 32GB. Available end Q4 2016 (via firmware upgrade and chargeable licence)
Intrinsically Safe Option NO
Bluetooth Audio YES (Bluetooth 4.0)
Data Services via Bluetooth Due end Q2 2017 (via firmware upgrade)
Stun / Unstun YES
Remote Monitor YES
Priority Interrupt YES
IP Site Connect YES
Roaming YES
5 Tone Signalling YES
2 Tone Signalling YES
HDC1200 Signalling YES
DTMF (Phone Patch) YES
Intelligent audio YES
Priority Scan YES
GPS SMS PD985G only
Vibration YES
Emergency Mode YES
Lone Worker YES
Mandown YES
Digital Encryption Basic encryption as standard (10, 32 & 64 character keys). 40 bit Enhanced Encryption as Standard
Advanced encryption (Hytera or DMRA 128 bits and 256bits AES) available via chargeable licence file.
Multiple Key Encryption Decode YES
Multilanguage Menu YES
Pesudo Trunking in DMO and RMO YES (Hytera patented technology)
Power on & off user logo programming YES
Voice Interrupt Yes(TX Interrupt for voice call, emergency call, remote dekey, text message.)
No of Contacts (Conventional) Digital 1024
Analogue 2-Tone 32
Analogue HDC1200 200
Analogue 5-Tone 255
No of Contacts (Trunking) Private Contacts 512
Group Contacts 512
Text Messaging 256 charcters
Quick Text Messages Up to 25 pre-programmed via CPS
MPT1327 / 1343 Trunking Yes via free of charge licence key
Tier 3 Trunking Available via chargeable licence file
Over-the-Air Programming Yes via smartdispatch 4.0
Analogue Only Version Not Available
All Specifications are tested according to TIA/EIA-603, and subject to change without notice due to continuous development.


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