Digital Radio‎ > ‎Tetra‎ > ‎Tetra Terminals‎ > ‎

Terminal Comparison

Here we compare most of the more common tetra terminals.
For now at least,
I am sticking to only the terminals that I have either owned, or used long term.


 TerminalFrequency
Output Power
Pros
Cons
 Cleartone CM9000

410 - 430 MHz
380 - 400 MHz
10 Watts
An all in one mobile with TMO, DMO, DMO repeater and DMO to TMO gateway.
Can be re-aligned to around 30 Watts.
Can not participate in DMO calls whilst operating in DMO RPT.
Awkward software.
Difficult to interface.
Spares are rare.
 Cleartone D200
410 - 430 MHz
3 Watts
 Useless for hobby use.
Ex-Dolphin network brick. Cannot be programmed to DMO.
 Motorola MTH650
380 - 430 MHz

1 Watt
Same as an MTH800, but with greyscale screen.
Long battery life.
Reduced capability to display images.
Fixed output power, terrible PTT, bulky if fitted with extended battery.
 Motorola MTH800
 380 - 430 MHz
 
1 Watt
Colour screen, Rugged, Excellent menu system, Easy to program 
Fixed output power, terrible PTT, bulky if fitted with extended battery.
 Motorola MTM700 380 - 430 MHz
 
3 Watts
LED matrix display, easy to use accessory connector, easy to program
Not compatible with DMO repeater. Limited display capabilities.
 Motorola MTM800    
 380 - 430 MHz

3 Watts
Same as MTM700 but is compatible with DMO repeater 
Limited display capabilities.
Fixed output power.
 Motorola MTM800-E
(Enhanced)
 380 - 430 MHz
 
3 Watts
Enhanced control head offers full colour display. Otherwise, the same as MTM800 
Quite rare to find second hand. Expensive, even with faults. Fixed output power.
 Motorola MTM5400
 380 - 430 MHz
 
10 Watts
Similar to MTM800e, but offers DMO repeater and TMO gateway modes. Will participate in DMO calls whilst in DMO repeat mode.
Quite rare to find second hand. Expensive, even with faults. Fixed output power.
 Motorola MTP850 380 - 430 MHz1 Watt
Colour screen, Rugged, Excellent menu system, Easy to program, comfortable PTT, multiple audio profiles.
Fixed output power.
  Motorola MTP850s 380 - 430 MHz 1.8 Watt Same as MTP850, but with increased output power and ability to run as DMO repeater. Can participate in DMO calls whilst in DMO repeat mode.
 Fixed output power.
 Sepura SRH3500
0.3 Watt
Can be re-aligned to 1.8 Watts. High brightness greyscale screen, Easy to program, Auto repeater registration, EXCELLENT audio quality 
Non-colour screen.
 Sepura SRH3800

0.3 Watt
Can be re-aligned to 1.8 Watts. Colour screen, Auto repeater registration, EXCELLENT audio quality 
Must be programmed with Sepura Radio Manager
 Sepura SRP2000
0.3 Watt
Can be re-aligned to 1.8 Watts. Greyscale screen, Easy to program, Auto repeater registration, EXCELLENT audio quality
Non-colour screen.
Comments