The Entel DT822 is the latest addition to the range of intrinsically safe radios, the rugged DT822 delivers exceptionally loud audio alongside it being clear, the ergonomic controls are specifically designed for gloved hand use making this the ideal radio for businesses who require a effective communication solution.
The DT822 radio has a IP68 rating resulting in it being protected against dust and fully Submersible, this is useful for businesses who work in harsh environments as it means that they will be protected against everyday conditions which they may come across. Alongside this, the DT822 meets MIL-STD 810 C/D/E/D standards and provides commercial grade construction for tough, enduring performances. This radio conforms to stringent standards which enables them to withstand the everyday rigours of shock, vibration and the corrosive effects of dust and moisture, this again helps industries such as construction, logistics and transportation.
The Entel DT822 is supplied with the latest intelligent Lithium-Ion battery technology. An advantage of this battery is the way in which it eliminates 'memory effect', this means that there is no need to fully discharge the battery before recharging, alongside this it gives the operator reassurance that the battery will have full charge when they come to use it.
The DMR Digital standard splits a single analogue channel into two different channels resulting in the amount of channels available doubling for the operator. This feature is known as two-slot simple and is typically only possible when a DMR Repeater is included within the system. With this radio then it is able to overcome this restriction on both Simplex and DMR 446 channels resulting in both channels always being available to the user no matter the channel type.
Businesses want to ensure that operators are safe when on site, with the Entel DT822 then it has some features incorporated within the radio to ensure that the user is able to get assistance if required at a push of the button. One of the functions is an emergency button, with this then the radio will instantly send an alarm call to other radio users alongside sounding a local alarm, this will signal to others that the person requires assistance. The Lone-worker alarm is designed to protect people who work alone, with this then the lone-worker timer checks that the radio user is okay, if there is not response received then the radio will automatically send an alarm call to other radios. The man-down alarm is again to protect people who work alone however this alarm works slightly differently. If someone was to fall and become unconscious, then the man-down sensor would automatically send an alarm, this would result in other radios being called as well as the local alarm alerting non-radio users in the vicinity to the emergency.
Individual calling is when you are able to have 1-2-1 calls where it is only you and the person which you have called in the conversation, with this function then you have the option to ring the radio and wait for the person to answer as well as making an instant call without any ringing first. This is useful for businesses as it is a simple way of communicating effectively with an individual. The group calling function is the most popular form of two-way radio call, this allows you to instantly address two or more radios at one time, this is useful again for businesses as they are able to communicate with larger groups of people at one time.
Like a phone, most radios require you to have an up to date contact list. With the Entel Alias feature then the radios alias is transmitted as text to the receiving radios, this means that it is always displayed and you do not have to re-program each radio contact list every time you add a radio to the system, for businesses this saves them time and makes it simple.
We understand that every business has different requirements when it comes to radios and it can be hard to find the 'perfect' radio. With the Entel DT822 then it has the option for programmable buttons, with this then you are able to ensure that the radio meets your exact needs as the buttons can be programmed with the exact features which you require.
The radios multi-pin interface and the micro-USB socket are both submersible and gold-plated in order to minimise any risk of damage and to protect against corrosion. In addition with this then the radio has incorporated a robust locking connector and the radios accessory socket has been specifically designed so that when an accessory is secured to the portable then the connection is able to withstand any amount of punishment, this is against things such as careless misuse and dropping of the radio.
- 1x DT822 Radio
- 1x 1800mAh Lithium-Ion Battery
- 1x Single Pod Rapid Mains Charger
- 1x Spring Loaded Rear Clip
- 1x Antenna
- 1x User Guide
Dimensions – 138 x 60 x 38mm
Weight – 435 grams
Frequency – 136-174MHz
Number of Channels – 16
Communication Method - Simplex / Semi-Duplex
Duty Cycle - 16.5h (digital) 12.5h (analogue)
Yes! This radio is a full-power unit which works on licensed spectrum. Here’s a few important points to remember:
- Licencing is really easy and cost effective, so don’t be put off
- You only licence the frequency (channel) your radios use, not the number of radios or handsets
- If you’re buying radios to use outside of the UK, you will need to get a licence from your country’s regulatory body
- Want us to guide you through it? Call us on 01778 426777 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Buy a licence online:
You can choose from one of the following two options to buy a licence online. Once you place your order, we’ll apply for the licence for you, which is valid for 5 years. Ofcom will then contact you directly in 5 years’ time to arrange the renewal.
Remember: you don’t need a licence per radio, just a licence per fleet of radios. One licence will usually provide enough cover for your company or site (or you as an individual if you’re buying for private use)
Simple UK Licence - £75 for 5 years
This is ideal for most users. It authorises the use of radios anywhere within the UK, on a shared bank of back-to-back (simplex) frequencies. Up to 14 UHF or VHF channels become available on digital radios (7 on analogue)
Simple Site Licence - £75 for 5 years
This is suited to users who use their radios with a repeater. It authorises radio use within 1km of a given site or location, on a shared assignment basis. Up to 34 UHF back to back channels + 6 repeater frequencies become available on digital
I already have a licence:
If you already have radios, you should already have a licence. If you’d like your new radios to work with your existing fleet, you need to send us:
- A copy of your existing Ofcom licence
- For digital radios:
- Let us know which frequencies are in which channel
- Which colour code you use
- Which digital group ID you use
- For analogue radios:
- Let us know which frequencies are in which channel
- What CTCSS/TPL/DPL tone you use
Alternatively, you can send us a programming file from one of your existing radios, or even post us one of your existing handsets so that we can make sure we match it correctly.
Note that we accept no responsibility for radios which do not work due to incorrectly provided information. We’ll program your radios for free upon order, but if they don’t work and need re-programming there will be a £10 + VAT fee per unit.
If you need help, feel free to call our team of friendly experts and we’ll guide you through.
- Call us: 01778 426777
- Email us: email@example.com
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