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Review Summary For : Puxing PX-D03 / P-A-968 CELL PHONE RADIO
Reviews: 3MSRP: 215.00
Description: PUXING PX-D03 / P-A-968 Cell Phone Radio Dual Band w/MP3
GSM:850/900/1800/1900 MHz
UHF:400-470 MHz

106.3*42*10.5 (GSM cell phone)
106.3*42*24.2 (interphone)

2-way radio cell phone: Cell Phone Walkie-Talkies PX-D03 / P-A-968 with Transceiver U+V Dual band

•Network Frequency: 850/900/1800/1900MHz
•Screen: 2.2 inch QCIF screen: 176*220
•Feature: Cell phone, Email, FM Radio, MP3 Player...
•Camera: < 3MP
•Design: Bar
•Screen: 2 - 3"
•Model Number:PX-D03 / P-A-968
•Operation System: mtk
•Walkie talkie frequency: U and V
•Walkie talkie moduel: built-in 2000MAH battery
•Phone battery: 750 MAH
•Frequency: 136-174 400-470 U and V
•Walkie talkie distance: 1-3km city,plain:2-4KM
•128 channels, PC programming
•Input frequency by manual
•Dual sim cards, dual standby
The cell phone walkie talkie is also known as push to talk (PTT). This means that you need only push one button to have instant access to the other person. The phone doesn't have to ring for the other person; he or she will hear your voice immediately. Another benefit of the cell phone walkie talkie is that you can talk to groups of people at one time. You simply talk, everyone else listens, and then it is someone else's turn to talk. If considering this use of a cell phone walkie talkie, make sure that everyone you need to talk to has the walkie talkie feature on his or her phone.

General Specifications:

•Frequency range:
1.UHF: 400~470MHz
2.VHF: 136~174MHZ
•Number of frequency steps: 5/6.25/10/12.5/25KHz
•Frequency stability: 2.5PPM(-20°C-60°C)
•Modulation: FM
•Speaker impedance: 8 Ω
•Antenna impedance: 50 Ω
power 2 watts

Standard test conditions:

•Standard of supply voltage: 3.7 Vdc
•Environment temperature test: 25°C ±5°C
•Standand of audio signal: 1KHz

Product is in production
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KD8PGB Rating: 2012-02-08
Good for what it is Time Owned: 0 to 3 months.
I recently ordered a Puxing D03 cellular phone/2m radio and I am pleased with it but it is what it is, the radio functions with CTCSS and DCS, I can hit the local repeater from 8 miles away, not quieting but my audio is clear enough to understand at that distance.

I have not tried the scan function but it is there, I believe with 128 memories. I am only using 2 memories now, one for the local repeater and one for simplex.

It is very easy to use and program, no need for a manual or a programming cable unless you have a lot of memory locations you want to input. The software is just for setting the memories and the radio power, not anything else but it does have an english language version.

The phone is like any cheap candy bar style phone, it makes calls and receives calls fine, it does have WAP/GPRS/GSM internet, it took a while to set it up but it does work, albeit slow and it is cumbersome using a numeric keypad to send text messages or surf the web.

Battery life is impressive, the radio has its own battery and will monitor for about 16hrs, the phone will standby about 3 days. It comes with a drop in charger that is handy.

You can set the radio to have priority over the phone (ie you are on a phone call and the squelch will open and interupt your phone call) or you can set the phone to priority where a phone call will interrupt the radio.

I gave it a 4 because it is unique and does what it says it does, it didn't get a 5 because the radio transmit and receive are not clear and quieting even close to the repeater, it seems to pickup a lot of interference when the the squelch opens and the transmit audio is poor but understandable.

I want to see this progress to a qwerty keyboard and 3-4/G version with bluetooth along with cleaner audio.

Its not a Kenwood D72a, but you can't make cell phone calls or surf the web on a D72a either

For what it is, it is a cool device that does what it advertises.

If you get one and want to setup internet on ATT, here is a link with the necessary settings:
W5JAG Rating: 2011-10-09
Unique Product Time Owned: 0 to 3 months.
If you want a compact, very easy to use, hand held radio that has full unlocked 136-174 MHz VHF coverage, 400-470 MHz UHF coverage; an unlocked, dual sim, quad band cell phone; and basic internet access in one package, then the Puxing PX-D03 is that radio.

The Cell Phone: is an unlocked quad band, dual sim card, medium to low end cell phone. It has the usual cell features such as an MP3 player, FM radio, hands free operation, micro sd card expansion slot, alarm, calculator, calender, etc. It also has a few unusual features such as a world clock, currency converter, measurement converter, a file manager, and programmable off/on times.

Additionally, the phone supports basic text messaging, multimedia messaging, and basic internet web acess including web based e mail.

It does not have bluetooth capability.

I placed my AT&T sim card in my PX-D03 and it immediately recognized the AT&T network. Further, after an afternoon and evening of fidling, I was able to configure basic WAP internet access to allow me WAP access to the internet, including my Hotmail web based E mail account. Web acess is slow, but usable.

The cell phone can be used independently of the dual band radio. A separate cover is included that can be snapped on the back of the cell phone in lieu of the radio. The cell phone has it's own independent battery and charge port, making it completely autonomous. It is the typical bar size phone, and very slim and lightweight.

It comes with a headset that doubles as an FM radio antenna, and attaches to the phone via what appears to be a proprietary connector. The FM radio (and MP3 player) can also be configured to play through the loudspeaker on the back of the radio module. The headset serves the radio module as well as the phone.

The Dual Band Radio: is designated as "interphone" by its manufacturer. It attaches to the back of the cell phone in lieu of the back cover, and uses the cell phone display and keypad for its control, thus it is dependent on the cell phone and cannot work independent of the phone, even though it has its own, separate, internal battery pack.

The device comes with a drop in charger and it appears that both cell phone and dual band radio will charge simultaneously from either the drop in charger or the cell phone charging port. Both batteries are high capacity, lithium ion chemistry.

The radio module has a ptt switch, and all of the usual features: vox, ctcss, dcs, programmable transmit offset and direction, and independent entry of transmit and receive frequency (which should msake it possible to tx in one band and rx in another, although I have not tried this), channel scan, frequency scan, etc. Output power is claimed to be between 1.5 - 2.0 watts on high power. There is also a low power setting. All of the pertinent operating parameters are displayed on the screen. The dual band radio can be placed in the background and the cell phone screen brought forward while the dual band radio continues to operate, and vice versa.

There are 128 channels that can be programmed with an alphanumeric tag. There is a loudspeaker on the back of the radio module, and a flashlight and led tx/rx indicators on top of the radio module.

In addition to the handset, the device comes with a leather case, a dual band antenna, and a uhf antenna. The antenna connector is a recessed reverse SMA fitting.

The device can be programed to give priority to the interphone, cell phone, or either device can be powered off while the other continues to function.

Ease of Use: is shockingly good. The device comes with a compehensive manual, but the easiest way to learn to use the radio is to just sit down and play with it, going through the menus. It is very easy and intuitive to program, including dual band radio channel programming, and is perhaps the best of any modern HT I have used in this regard. The only area where I had any real difficulty was in setting up the internet access, because I was completely clueless about how to do this. But I was still able to get that working. The screen is bright, colorful, and easy to read.

Programming cables and software are available.

Summary: I think this is a great device. I was tempted to give it a 5, but there is room for improvement.

Bluetooth capability would be a great addition to the device. Smart phone capability would be incredible.

It will be interesting to see if this type of device remains a niche, or becomes widespread. I sure like the one I have.
XE1XNP Rating: 2011-07-05
Excelente Combinacion Time Owned: 0 to 3 months.
A quien no se le habia ocurrido alguna vez un equipo así?

Con la tecnologia existente ya se habian tardado en sacar al mercado un equipo con estas caracteristicas escenciales en la vida de hoy.

Porqué las grandes marcas siguen sacando equipos con pantallas monocromaticas de LCD de matriz de puntos en vez de las pantallas LCD a color o TFT?

Sólo los equipos más costosos de la linea gubernamental de Motorola tienen pantalla a color tales como el robusto radio tactico APX-7000 y el discreto XTS-4000 que asemeja a un radio Nextel.

Y de la serie tambien digital la marca Hytera tiene sus modelos PD-786 y PD-796 ( ), a los cuales se asemeja este "Interphone"

Bien pasando a la experiencia con este Radio "Interphone" me parece muy comodo, facíl de usar y conveniente, con las funciones basicas como son:
Doble banda, capacidad TX y RX en banda cruzada
Tonos analogos y digitales.

Dual Band VHF - UHF banda corrida
incluye Telefono Celular
Soporta 2 Tarjetas SIM
Tiene Camara
Reproductor MP3


Para usar la camara sólo se puede en modo celular
(el radio usa 2 cubiertas posteriores, una para la camara y otra que lo convierte en Radio-Celular)
Potencia baja sólo 2 watts a plena carga
No es Full Duplex

Lo que quisiera:

Que fuera Full Duplex

Ojalá saquen un modelo con 5 watts aunque sea más grande y que alguna de las grandes marcas se les ocurra sacar un modelo similar que tal vez le supere, dado la tecnologia que manejan en Japon.

Sin embargo es un muy buen equipo a un costo aceptable y en donde China nos demuestra que tambien saben hacer cosas de calidad, como muestra ellos tienen agencia espacial, armas nucleares y aviones secretos Stealth.