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Reviews Categories | Transceivers: VHF/UHF+ Amateur Base/Mobile (non hand-held) | Hytera MD785 Help

Reviews Summary for Hytera MD785
Hytera MD785 Reviews: 3 Average rating: 4.7/5 MSRP: $(missing—add MSRP)
Description: Mobile type tranceiver FM/DMR. Available in either VHF or UHF coverage.
Product is in production.
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VE1VOX Rating: 5/5 Mar 27, 2017 09:54 Send this review to a friend
A Great Radio  Time owned: 3 to 6 months
I did quite a bit of research before buying this radio. I was torn between this and the Moto XPR 5550. Hytera won out! Nice display, excellent audio and superb build quality. Not to mention a lower price. If you are thinking of getting a radio for DMR or even just FM this is it. Just be aware you have to program the radio. But that is just a part of the fun and totally worth it.
ON5HB Rating: 5/5 Sep 2, 2015 13:54 Send this review to a friend
Excelent radio for DMR.  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
Love this radio, however you need a good code-plug or write it yourself.
Is not that hard with the software they offer for this radio.

The programming cable can be made yourself, just put an DB26 connector on a standard USB-cable and solder 3 wires.

It's worth every penny when programmed correctly.
And many people make code-plugs so you can start quickly.

Audio quality is perfect.
If you are on the road a lot, make sure you get the GPS version as it will roam you from repeater to repeater, something the non-GPS version won't do.

Holds 1000 channels and contacts, very handy because you can program all contacts of a small country like Holland or Belgium in there :-)

2 words: Love it!
PA3CNT Rating: 4/5 Feb 12, 2014 04:01 Send this review to a friend
Great Hybrid radio  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
Bought this in the Netherlands for a little less than 400 EUR.
Have the UHF model. Works perfect on DRM (Digital Mobile Radio) as well as FM.
Set is best programmed using optional USB cable.

A plethora of config settings (repeater shifts/CTCSS/Digital squelch/)

Made for Pro appliances (splash water/dust resistant).

DRM sounds much better than D-star, but networking is still a bit in its infancy by comparison, but that is expected to take a leap.


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