Kenwood NX1300DE3 digital radio

The Kenwood NX-1300DE3 handheld radio sets a new standard for professional communication, combining rugged durability, advanced technology, and user-friendly design. Whether you’re in public safety, transportation, utilities, or any other industry, this versatile device empowers you to stay connected, informed, and efficient, ensuring seamless communication and collaboration in any environment. Experience the power of Kenwood communication with the NX-1300DE3 and unlock new possibilities for success in your operations.

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Introducing the Kenwood NX-1300DE3 Handheld Radio: A Powerhouse of Communication

The Kenwood NX-1300DE3 handheld radio stands at the forefront of communication technology, offering unparalleled reliability, versatility, and performance. Developed by Kenwood Communications, a trusted name in the industry, this digital PMR (Professional Mobile Radio) device is designed to meet the demanding needs of professionals across various sectors.

Robust and Durable Design: Built to withstand the rigours of daily use, the Kenwood NX-1300DE3 boasts a robust and durable construction. Whether it’s deployed in challenging outdoor environments or fast-paced indoor settings, this handheld radio is engineered to deliver consistent performance, ensuring reliable communication when it matters most.

Advanced Digital Technology: Equipped with cutting-edge DMR (Digital Mobile Radio) technology, the NX-1300DE3 offers crystal-clear audio quality and enhanced signal coverage. With its digital modulation capabilities, it provides superior voice clarity and immunity to interference, ensuring seamless communication even in noisy or crowded environments.

Versatile Communication Solutions: From public safety and security to manufacturing and hospitality, the Kenwood NX-1300DE3 caters to a wide range of industries and applications. Its versatile features, including group calling and emergency safeguarding configuration, empower users to communicate effectively and coordinate operations with ease.

User-Friendly Interface: Navigating through the features of the Kenwood NX-1300DE3 is intuitive and straightforward, thanks to its user-friendly interface. The large, high-resolution display and ergonomic controls ensure that users can access essential functions quickly and efficiently, minimizing downtime and maximizing productivity.

Enhanced Security Features: Security is paramount in professional communication, and the Kenwood NX-1300DE3 prioritizes it with advanced encryption and authentication protocols. Users can transmit sensitive information with confidence, knowing that their communications are secure and protected from unauthorized access.

Seamless Integration: The Kenwood NX-1300DE3 seamlessly integrates with existing communication systems and software solutions, offering compatibility with a wide range of accessories and applications. Whether it’s interfacing with dispatch consoles or integrating with third-party software, this handheld radio adapts effortlessly to meet the unique needs of each user.

Tech Specs

Key Features

TDMA 2-slot 12.5 kHz bandwidth equivalent to 6.25 kHz very narrow bandwidth
Complies with ETSI DMR Standard TS 102 361-1, -2 & -3
Operates in DMR Digital and FM Analogue modes, even on the same channel. Autosenses Received Mode (Digital or Analogue)
5-Tone Encode/Decode
Voice Guide Function

PMR General Features

Multi-coloured LED Yes
2-Tone Signalling Yes
5-Tone Signalling (multi-format) Yes
Battery Saver Mode Yes
Battery Status Indicator Yes
Busy Channel Lock-out Yes
Calling Alert Yes
Compact Design Yes
Data Mode Operation Yes
Digital ANI Built-in Yes
DTMF Function Yes
Ease of Operating Use Yes
Embedded Message Yes
Emergency Call Function Yes
Emergency Key Yes
Emergency Advanced Motion Detection Function No
Enhanced Kenwood Audio Yes
Flash Upgradeable Firmware Yes
FleetSync Yes
Illuminated Keys No
Kenwood ESN (Electronic Serial Number) Yes
Key Beep On/Off Yes
Key Lock Yes
Front-panel Control Keys No
Front-panel Keypad Yes
LCD Display No
Lone Worker Function Yes
Low Battery Warning Yes
MDC-1200 Yes
Minimum-Volume Setting Yes
Monitor Button Yes
Multiple Scanning Function Yes
Operator Selectable Tone Yes
PC Programming & Tuning Yes
Power-On Message No
QT (CTCSS) / DQT (digital) Yes
Talk Around Yes
“Talk Back” Scanning Function Yes
Time-Out Timer Yes
Voice Annunciation Yes
Voice Inversion Scrambler Yes
Windows PC Programming and Tuning Yes

DMR Features

AMBE+2 Vocoder Yes
Direct Mode (P2P) Yes, Selectable from ETSI newer or older definitions
DMR Tier II Yes
DMR Site Roaming Yes
DMR Auto Slot Select Yes
Individual Call with Acknowledgement Yes
Scrambler Yes, – Digital 15 Bit
Single-slot Data Timing Yes
TDMA 2-slot System Architecture Yes


Choice of Optional Battery Packs Yes

Applicable Standards

For use in the EU Yes
IP54 Yes
IP55 Yes
MIL-STD 810 C/D/E/F/G Yes

Technical Specifications

Frequency Range 400 – 470 MHz
Number of Channels 64
Number of Zones 4
Channel Spacing – Analogue – Wide/Mid/Narrow 25 kHz/20kHz/12.5 kHz
Channel Spacing – Digital – Wide/Narrow 12.5 kHz/6.25 kHz
Battery Life With KNB-45L: ± 14.5 h (TDMA)
With KNB-53N: ± 10.0 h (TDMA)
With KNB-69L: ± 19.0 h (TDMA)
– 5-5-90 –
Frequency Stability ± 0.5 ppm (-30 °C to + 60 °C)
Operating Temperature Range -30 °C to + 60 °C
Operating Voltage 7.5 V DC ± 20%
Dimensions With KNB-84L: 54.0 x 123.0 x 33.5 mm
With KNB-45L: 54.0 x 123.0 x 33.5 mm
With KNB-53N: 54.0 x 123.0 x 33.5 mm
With KNB-69L: 54.0 x 123.0 x 37.5 mm
Radio only: 54.0 x 123.0 x 33.5 mm- Projections not included –
Weight (net) With KNB-45L : 295 g
With KNB-53N : 365 g
With KNB-69L : 310 g
Radio only: 175 g

Receiver Specifications

Adjacent Channel Selectivity (Analogue) 74 dB at 25 kHz
68 dB at 12.5 kHz
Audio Output 1 W (Internal)
Intermodulation (Analogue) 70 dB
Sensitivity (Analogue) – EIA 12 dB SINAD 0.24 µV at 25 kHz
0.20 µV at 12.5 kHz
Sensitivity (Analogue) – EN 20 dB SINAD 0.32 µV at 25 kHz
0.33 µV at 12.5 kHz
Sensitivity (Digital) 5% BER: 0.20 µV at 12.5 kHz
1% BER: 0.25 µV at 12.5 kHz
Spurious Reponse Rejection (Analogue) 70 dB

Transmitter Specifications

RF Power Output 5 W / 4 W / 2.5 W / 1 W
Audio Distortion 2%
FM Hum & Noise Analog @ 25 kHz : 45 dB
Analog @ 12.5 kHz : 40 dB
Spurious Emission -70 dB

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