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Midland GXT1000VP4 36-Mile 50-Channel FRS/GMRS Two-Way Radio (Pair) (Black/Silver)

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  • 50 Channels with Up to 36-Mile Range,120V Charger.
  • NOAA/All Hazard Weather Channels with Alert and Weather Scan
  • 142 Privacy Codes
  • Vibrate Alert.9 Levels of VOX for Hands Free Operation
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Midland GXT1000VP4 36-Mile 50-Channel FRS/GMRS Two-Way Radio (Pair) (Black/Silver) + Midland AVPH3 Transparent Security Headsets with PTT/VOX - Pair + Midland AVP7 Rechargeable Battery Packs for Midland HH54, XT511 and GXT Series GMRS Radios (Pair)
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Product Information

Edition: Black
Technical Details
Item Weight4.8 ounces
Product Dimensions2.5 x 1.8 x 9.8 inches
Item model numberGXT1000VP4
Batteries:8 AA batteries required.
Display TypeLCD
Warranty3 year parts, 3 year labor
Height (inches)3.25 inches
Width (inches)9.25 inches
Weight3.2 Pounds
  
Additional Information
ASINB001WMFYH4
Shipping Weight3 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
ShippingThis item is also available for shipping to select countries outside the U.S.
Date First AvailableMay 29, 2009
  
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CHOKING HAZARD -- Small parts. Not for children under 3 yrs.

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Edition: Black
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Product Description

Edition: Black

Amazon.com

Midland's GXT1000VP4 two-way, 22-channel radios are designed for GMRS (General Mobile Radio Service) operation, in a rugged, weatherproof package. With a range of up to 36 miles, they're perfect for most any adventure. Features include privacy codes, direct/group calling, NOAA weather radio/alert/scan, silent operation, whisper function, SOS siren, and plenty more.

With a range of up to 36 miles, the GXT1000VP4s are perfect for most any adventure. Click to enlarge.

Package includes Pair of radios, belt clips, desktop charger, rechargeable batteries, pair of mic headsets, AC wall adapter, and DC (vehicle) adapter. Click to enlarge.

Measures 9.75 x 2.5 x 1.75 inches.

GXT1000VP4 Features

22 Channels PLUS 28 EXTRA CHANNELS
Clear, crisp communication with easy button access.

Up to 36 Mile Range
Longer range communication in open areas with little or no obstruction.

142 Privacy Codes
Gives you up to 5560 channel options to help you block other conversations.

NOAA Weather Alert Radio with Weather Scan
Automatically locks on to your local weather channel and alerts you to severe weather.

SOS Siren
Allows you to send out distress/locator signals in an emergency situation.

JIS4 Waterproof
Protection against light rain or splashing water from all directions on the radio.

Whisper
Allows you to speak quietly and still be heard clearly by others.

Group Call
Allows you to make "direct calls" to other people within the group without alerting the entire group.

eVOX
Hands-Free Operation (9 levels) with easy voice activation--no need for an external microphone.

X-TRA TALK Power
Maximum allowed by law.

Weather Scan
Easily scans the active weather channel in your area.

Direct Call
Allows you to instantly contact one member of your party without alerting the others.

10 Call Alerts
Different call tones to notify you of incoming calls from your group.

Channel Scan
Automatically checks channels for activity.

Dual Watch
Lets you monitor two channels.

Vibrate Alert
Provides silent page / call notification.

Auto Squelch
Removes annoying background noise.

Keypad Lock
Locks in your selected settings.

Monitor
Checks for any activity within your channel.

HI/MED/LO Power Settings
Lets you adjust transmit power & conserve battery life.

Roger Beep
Indicates call completion.

Silent Operation
Turns off all tones for quiet operation.

Bright Backlit Display [LCD]
Easy to read day or night.

Keystroke Tones Audible tones with each key press

Mic and Headphone Jacks

Battery Life Extender
Provides longer battery life.

Drop-in Charger Capable

Dual Power Options
4 standard "AA" batteries (not included) or rechargeable batteries.

Midland Radio Corporation

Midland Radio Corporation is an international industry leader in wireless communications with affiliates in Italy, Bulgaria, Germany, Poland, Russia, Spain, and the United Kingdom, as well as representation in Latin America. Midland develops high quality consumer products such as GMRS Two-Way Radios, Citizen Band (CB) Radios, Marine Radios, Bluetooth intercom systems, and All Hazards/Weather Alert Radios. Also, as a leading manufacturer of Land Mobile Radios, Midland supplies professional grade analog and digital (P25 Technology) Portables, Mobiles and Base Stations/Repeaters for government entities such as forestry, public safety, and other commercial users.

Known in the '70s primarily for CB radios and household electronics, Midland has grown with the times by producing innovative new communications products and by actively promoting public emergency preparedness. Midland has manufactured quality Two-Way Radios for the last 50 years and is a market leader in several individual categories.

What's in the Box

Pair of radios, belt clips, desktop charger, rechargeable batteries, pair of mic headsets, AC wall adapter, DC (vehicle) adapter and owner's manual

Product Description

Midland GXT1000VP4 5 50 Channel Waterproof GMRS Radios with NOAA Weather/All Hazard Alert. Includes Rechargeable Batteries, Dual Desktop Charger, Headsets and 12 volt Vehicle Adapter, Pair Packed. The GXT1000VP4 features the standard 22 GMRS Channels plus an additional 28 Channels. The GXT1000 meets the JIS4 Standard of exposure to water for 30 minutes and features the Maximum Power allowed for GMRS Handheld Radios for up to a 36-Mile Range. Weather Scan finds the nearest NOAA broadcast to stay up to date with the latest weather and hazard information. In addition to important weather announcements, All Hazards Alert means the GXT1000VP4 will receive other emergency announcements such as Child Abduction (Amber Alert), Nuclear Power Plant Warnings, Biological Hazard, Fire, and Landslide Warnings. New features for 2009 include the Whisper feature which allows you to speak quietly and still be heard clearly by others and SOS to send out a distress sound for emergency situations. The Group Call allows you to make "direct calls" to other people within the group without alerting the entire group. The GXT1000VP4 features a Vibrating Alert for silent notification and 9 Level E Vox for Hands Free operation. Additional features are 142 Privacy Codes, Scan of the 50 Channels, Hi/Med/Low Power Settings, 10 Call Alerts, Keypad Lock, and Battery Save Circuit. Unlike other GMRS radios on the market that use lithium batteries, Midland's Dual Power Option allows the use of the included rechargeable batteries or 4 "AA" batteries (Not included).

Customer Questions & Answers

Customer Reviews

I never expected to get anywhere near the 36 mile advertised range.
Joseph Gutierrez
Now I find out that I paid for nothing because I can't use this item with our kayaks so I will be returning and not buying another midland product.
dsd
I got these for a road trip to be able to communicate between cars, worked great once set up.
T. Smith

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

1,360 of 1,422 people found the following review helpful By D. Rogers on September 24, 2009
Edition: Black
The radios by themselves are good, but be careful to read the fine print. The first time I went to use the radios one of them didn't have a full charge on it. No problem, I just used AA batteries. Then we realized we could barely hear each other through the headphones even with the radios turned to max volume. I thought it might be the headphones, but they were very loud when plugged into a friend's radio made by a different company. Midland blamed it on the headphones anyway, but they were not covered under the warranty. So I didn't use the radios again for a few months until we went on another trip and I made sure to place the radio on the charger a day early this time so it would have ample time to charge. Same problem one radio didn't take but half a charge. I contacted Midland on Friday explaining my situation, they got back to me on Wednesday to say there was probably an issue with the battery pack (No duh). I emailed back around 10:30 am and said I figured that much, but how do I correct it. They got back to me on Thursday night saying I needed to buy another battery pack because they are not covered under the warranty either. So what is covered? Turns out not much, not the headphones, not the battery packs, not the charger, not the adapter and not even the antennas. In short if all you need is just the radios and there isn't a problem with them, the radios are OK, but heaven help you if there is a problem with them. It will take forever for someone to tell you that's not covered under the warranty. That large 3 year warranty logo needs to include an even larger asterisk. Radios get 5 stars, everything else including the warranty and service gets 1 star for an average of 3 stars. If I need to buy all new accessories to replace all these defective ones I just bought, maybe I should consider a different brand radio.
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387 of 415 people found the following review helpful By D. Steiner on September 23, 2009
Edition: Camouflage Verified Purchase
All manufacturers exaggerate the range of these little radios. I have used these to hear users on top of a 14,000 foot mountain from 6 miles away, but there were no obstructions between me and them. That's the best distance I've achieved. I had a lower power version of these and they worked well for several years before one of them died. I saved its battery as a spare for these and I can still use the one working with these. Most Midlands use the same rechargeable batteries, although you might carry at least four alkalines along if you expect to be away from the recharger for more than a day. If you're camping out you might want to establish a timetable to use them to extend battery life. They have excellent channel security, either with just two of them or in a group. Hearing other users of the same channel can get very annoying. The numerous privacy choices prevent that almost 100%. Like others, in a city or any enclosed space the range is very limited. The headsets can be handy of you're fishing or hunting. I've used 2-way radios for more than 40 years. The first ones I had were the size and weight of bricks. These are state-of-the-art, light, with good clips and among the best currently available.
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335 of 359 people found the following review helpful By Danielle L on September 21, 2010
Edition: Camouflage Verified Purchase
Motorola MR350R vs Midland GXT1050--Both products received good reviews on Amazon and I had a hard time initially deciding which one to buy since I could not find detailed comparison between the two. So, I will try to be more comprehensive in comparison here hoping to help you make a decision suitable for your purpose.

I bought MR350R two months ago from Costco at $55 (tax included) to monitor my baby sleeping upstairs and to use during road trips. A month later I also bought Midland GXT1050 from Amazon upon good reviews and my dissatisfaction with some silly design issue associated with the MR350 VOX feature (which is critical for monitoring purpose).

Size and weight: MR350 is lighter (6.2oz vs 7.3oz for each handset including rechargeable battery pack and belt clips) and has a noticeably more agronomical grip, especially for kids or someone with smaller hands.

Setup and Change Settings: MR350 has more intuitively LCD display and signs/symbols whereas GXT1050 took me a couple of hours to set up and memorize what each symbol/letter means (It would be tremendously helpful if Midland can add a full list of all symbols/letters and their meanings in a simple table instead of diving this information into chunks and burying it into each individual function/feature section). I think a 10 year old can be taught to change settings on MR350 without a manual but that most likely won't happen with GXT1050 (with or without the manual).

Features: These two share many useful key features like Weather Scan and Alert. GXT1050 has more channels (50 vs 22 for MR350R) which may be useful for using in populated areas although I never run into issues with MR350 on this one. MR350 has a built-in LED light for emergency use, which is nice.
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391 of 432 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer on January 4, 2011
Edition: Black Verified Purchase
Either I've ended up with the only 10 radios Midland has made that were junk, or the other reviews are from Midland employees. My radios just won't hold a charge, stop working after 2 days or start to sound like I'm talking under water.

We purchased 2 pairs of these for a video production. At first I couldn't believe how good these were. The range, albeit not a million miles like they say, was VERY VERY good! Several miles for sure. Very impressive. So we bough 3 more pairs the same week. But before the second set showed up, the first 4 started flaking out. The batteries wouldn't hold a charge. I thought they were being overcharged, but the book says to keep them on the charger when not in use.

It wasn't 2 weeks before the other ones started flaking out on us too.

Out of the 10 radios there are only 1-2 that appear to work without any issue. For the life of me, I don't see how these have gotten such great reviews since we've only had 10-20% reliability at best with the ones we've purchased.

I don't have any recommendations for any other radios since this is our first radio purchase. These have so much potential, but fall very very short! If they would just stay on and hold a charge for longer than 30 minutes, I would be in love with them because the reception/transmission signal is simply incredible (when working)!
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