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Trunking Duplex Mobile Radio

Trunking Duplex Mobile Radio

With many versatile voice and data services the Hytera MD78X digital mobile radio offers an intuitive user interface and remarkable build quality. Ideal for desktop or in vehicle installations, the MD785 delivers professional communication in a mobile unit. Request the MD78X(G) variant for GPS.


Dual Modes (Analog+Digital)
MD78XG trunking duplex mobile radio can operate in either analog or digital mode. It is compatible with the prevalent analog system, ensuring a smooth analog-to-digital transition.

Versatile Voice Calls
Intelligent signaling of MD78XG trunking duplex mobile radio supports various voice call types, including Private Call, Group Call , All Call and Emergency Call.

MD78XG trunking duplex mobile radio supports viewing of GPS positioning information and sending of GPS text message.

Data Services
MD78XG trunking duplex mobile radio supports data capabilities of sending Private, Group text message. It also supports Third Party to control the radio via Third party API (GPS, Radio Registration Services, Radio Call Control, Telemetry*, Data Transfer*), via Telemetry control to radio.

Accessory Expansion
MD78XG trunking duplex mobile radio supports third party to develop accessories expansion via front and rear port of the mobile. (Check out that features as channel steering, emergency footswitch has been supported via the back port!)

Various Analog Signaling Types
MD78XG trunking duplex mobile radio supports various analog signaling types (HDC1200, DTMF*, 2-Tone and 5-Tone), various squelch control types (CTCSS/CDCSS), thus providing higher function expansion capacity to the analog world.

Supplementary Services
MD78XG trunking duplex mobile radio supports supplementary services of Radio Check, Remote Monitor, Call Alert, Radio Enable and Radio Disable.

Multiple Languages
MD78XG trunking duplex mobile radio supports up to 13 languages, including English, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, German, Spanish, French, Italian, Polish, Russian, Turkish, Greek and Portuguese, allowing users to select it per their needs.

One Touch
MD78XG trunking duplex mobile radio supports One Touch features that comprise of Text Message, Voice Calls and Supplementary Services.

MD78XG trunking duplex mobile radio supports scanning of pure analog voice and signaling, pure Digital voice and data, and also mix mode scan that comprise of Analog and Digital activities.

MD78XG trunking duplex mobile radio supports automatic roaming of all sites in a IP Multi-site Connect system.

Privacy of Voice and Data
MD78XG trunking duplex mobile radio supports analog scrambling, and digital encryption using Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) and ARCFOUR (ARC4) encryption methodology to both voice and data.

Analog/Digital Telephone Interconnect (via DTMF signaling)
MD78XG trunking duplex mobile radio supports simplex voice communications between radio and telephone users. It allows a radio user to make a telephone call; or a telephone user to make either a Group or Private call to radio users. This feature utilizes the Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) Analog Phone Patch boxes and a Plain Old Telephone Service (POTS) line to connect the radio users to the Corporate Office Phone System (PBX) or Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN).

Software Upgradable
With this capability, you can enjoy firmware upgrade without purchasing a new piece of radio hardware!

Voice Communication
Individual call:Half-duplex/Full-duplex operation
Phone call:Half-duplex/Full-duplex operation


Notes: MD78XG, X=0, 2, 5 or 8, model number varies geographically. For details, please contact our regional sales representatives.



VHF:  136-174MHz;

UHF1: 400-470MHz;

UHF3: 350-400MHz

Channel Capacity 1024
Zone Capacity 64 (each with a maximum of 16 channels)
Channel Spacing 12.5KHz /20KHz/25KHz
Operating Voltage

13.6 V ±15%

Current Drain

Standby < 0.6A

Receive < 2.0A

Transmit 5W < 5A

               25W < 8A

               45W/50W < 12A

Frequency Stability ±0.5 ppm
Antenna Impedance 50Ω
Dimensions (H×W×D) 60×174×200 mm
Weight 1.7Kg
LCD Display 220*176 pixels, 262000 colors2.0 inch, 4 rows


RF Power Output

Low Power: UHF1 (400-470MHz): 5-25W

                    UHF3 (350-400MHz): 5-25W

                    VHF  (136-174MHz): 5-25W

High Power: UHF1 (400-470MHz): 5-45W

                     UHF3 (350-400MHz): 5-45W

                     VHF  (136-174MHz): 5-50W

FM Modulation

11K0F3E @ 12.5kHz

14K0F3E @ 20kHz

16K0F3E @ 25kHz

4FSK Digital Modulation

12.5kHz Data Only: 7K60FXD

12.5kHz Data & Voice: 7K60FXW

Conducted/Radiated Emission

-36dBm <1GHz

-30dBm >1GHz

Modulation Limiting

±2.5 kHz @ 12.5 kHz

±4.0 kHz @ 20 kHz

±5.0 kHz @ 25 kHz

FM Hum & Noise

40dB @ 12.5 kHz

43dB @ 20 kHz

45dB @ 25 kHz

Adjacent Channel Power


70dB@20 /25kHz

Audio Response +1 ~ -3dB
Audio Distortion ≤3%
Digital Vocoder Type AMBE++ or SELP
Digital Protocol ETSI-TS102 361-1,-2,-3



Analog: 0.3μV (12dB SINAD)

             0.22μV (Typical) (12dB SINAD)

             0.4μV (20dB SINAD)

Digital: 0.25uV/BER5%

Adjacent Channel Selectivity



65dB @ 12.5 kHz ;75dB @ 20&25 kHz

60dB @ 12.5 kHz ;70dB @ 25&20 kHz




75dB @ 12.5/20/25 kHz

70dB @ 12.5/20/25 kHz

Spurious Response Rejection



75dB @ 12.5/20/25 kHz

70dB @ 12.5/20/25 kHz






Hum and Noise

40dB @ 12.5 kHz

43dB @ 20 kHz

45dB @ 25 kHz

Rated Audio Power Output

Internal (@20 ohm load) 3W

External (@8  ohm load) 7.5W

Max Audio Power Output

Internal (@20 ohm load) 8W

External (@8  ohm load) 20W

Rated Audio Distortion ≤3%
Audio Response +1 ~ -3dB
Conducted Spurious Emission <-57dBm

Environmental Specifications


IEC 61000-4-2  (level 4)

±8kV (contact)

±15kV (air)

American Military Standard


Dust & Water Intrusion

IP54 Standard

Humidity Per MIL-STD-810 C/D/E/F/G Standard
Shock & Vibration Per MIL-STD-810 C/D/E/F/G Standard


Accuracy specs are for long-term tracking(95th percentile values>5 satellites visible at a nominal -130dBm signal strength)

TTFF (Time To First Fix) Cold Start

<1 minute

TTFF (Time To First Fix) Hot Start

<10 seconds

Horizontal Accuracy <10 meters


 *All specifications are subject to change without notice due to continuous development.

Standard Accessories

Optional Accessories

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