Motorola Talkabout MR350R 2-Way Radios

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Much more complicated setup than the old Radio Shack…

Rating: rated 3.5 of 5 stars
Source: bought it new
Price Paid: Can't remember

Summary

Much more complicated setup than the old Radio Shack walkie-talkies.

Pros

  • Performs as advertised

Cons

  • Battery (original supplied) life is EXTREMELY short.
  • 650mAHr is insufficient.

I'd like to know what alternative, rechargeable batteries with extended capacity others are using successfully.

Retailers' Descriptions

Here's what other sites are saying:

Motorola Talkabout™ MR350 is the ultimate communication tool for the serious outdoor enthusiast. With a range of up to 35 miles and loaded with every possible radio feature, you know that with the MR350, you are ready for the extreme outdoors. Lightweight and rugged, with extra large buttons to help you operate even with gloves on, the MR350 is built to handle any challenge without weighing you down. FEATURES: 27 hr. alkaline (3AA) or 9 hr. NiMH estimated battery life 11 weather channels+alerts Vibrate; Flashlight; iVox and Battery save. PTT power boost, Mini-USB charging port, and Advanced priority scan. Emergency alert button and preparedness checklist 20 call tones Backlit display, flashlight, and LCD battery meter Range up to 35 miles

- Teton Village Sports

The Motorola MR350R 2-Way Radios deliver high-end communication features and NOAA weather information, along with convenient USB ports for recharging. Receives NOAA weather channels, offering coverage of all government-operated NOAA weather broadcasts. Talk on both Family Radio Service (FRS) and General Mobile Radio Service (GMRS), providing 22 channels with 121 privacy codes. 1.5 watts transmit and receive up to 35 mi. (per manufacturer); range is based on an unobstructed line of sight between you and another radio operator in good weather. Power is automatically stepped down to a half-watt across FRS-only channels (2-mile range), enabling radios to talk to all existing FRS 2-way radios. iVOX voice activation lets you talk hands-free when used with or without optional accessories. 10 audible call tones grab the attention of your family and friends before you start speaking; talk-confirmation tone signals you've finished speaking. LCD backlighted display makes the radio easy to read in the dark. Keypad lock prevents your personalized settings from being inadvertently changed. Built-in flashlights provide an emergency light source. Easy charging options include dual drop-in charger and mini-USB ports for charging from a computer (mini-USB cable not included). Includes: NiMH batteries, dual drop-in charger, 2 quick-release swivel belt clips and instruction manual. NiMH battery supplies an estimated 9 hrs. of talk time. Can also operate on 3 AA batteries, not included, supplying an estimated 27 hrs. of talk time.

- REI

Motorola Talkabout MR350R walkie talkies are an easy and economical way for active families and friends to stay connected on the go.

- EMS

Motorola Talkabout(R) MR350 is the ultimate communication tool for the serious outdoor enthusiast. With a range of up to 35 miles and loaded with every possible radio feature, you know that with the MR350, you are ready for the extreme outdoors. Lightweight and rugged, with extra large buttons to help you operate even with gloves on, the MR350 is built to handle any challenge without weighing you down.

- Altrec Outdoors

Stay in contact for up to 27 hours in the wilderness with the Motorola MR350R NiMH Two-Way Radio 2-pack. With an outdoor range of up to 35 miles, youAAAll have to work hard to lose communication with your partner. Not only can you keep tabs on the rest of your team, you can stay in tune with the weather via NOAA updates so that you can avoid incoming storms. When your hands are occupied with other things just use the voice-activated call feature and enjoy the freedom of iVOX powered communication.

- Backcountry.com

Motorola Talkabout MR350R 2-Way Radios

previously retailed for:
$59.93 - $89.95

The Motorola Talkabout MR350R 2-Way Radios is not available from the stores we monitor. It was last seen December 27, 2012 at REI.

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