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Motorola DM1400

Motorola DM1400

RRP £340.00 excl. VAT

The DM1400D is the entry level mobile unit. The DM1400 range builds on the previous GM340, GM350 and GM100 radio ranges replacement full range of features; with high performance integrated voice and data which lets you communicate without wires.   This model like the DP1400D is capable of both analogue and digital, these units are usually used for vehicles and can be used for simple control/desk top stations.  Featuring a high-power audio amplifier, these radios deliver loud, clear speech, with background noise cancellation for better intelligibility.

The DM1400D series features a simply and uncluttered user interface with two programmable front panel buttons (P1) & (P2).  This model supports emergency calling (panic button via P1 or P2 and a timed watchdog) lone worker feature.  Once an emergency is initiated you can be sure that help is on its way.  The radio is tested to military standards and tested to IP54.

DM1400 Series radios are ideal for simple vehicle usage with a range of installation accessories that can cater for most situations.  They have also been used in simple rebroadcast (REBRO) configurations and form part of simple 3rd party interfaces (using Tx audio, Rx Audio, PTT and CSQ Detect applications).


Get all the benefits of digital, including better voice quality and better operational range  – but retain compatibility with your existing radio fleet while giving yourself the freedom to migrate to the latest technology at your own pace, this assumes the digital version is purchased, an upgrade license (to digital) is available for the analogue version.

Automatic Gain Control

This feature can automatically compensate for changes in voice level, whether you are speaking softly or loudly, turning your head, or moving the microphone further away from your mouth.

Transmit Interrupt Capability

Enables a supervisor to interrupt a DM1400 user to deliver live critical communications exactly when and where it’s needed.

Encrypted Communications

Keep your communications from being intercepted and your channels secure with 16-bit encryption, other enhancements are also available using Digital Privacy and RAS (Restricted Access to System).

Lone Worker

DM1400 can help protect those working on their own by regularly prompting the user to press a button on the radio.  If the user does not respond within a specified length of time, a supervisor or dispatcher is notified that there may be a problem.  A dedicated emergency channel can be utilised with radios automatically selecting this channel during an emergency call.

Man Down

No man-down as standard on this model.

Text Messaging

Ability to send a pre-programmed custom text via the programmable buttons on the radio (and some fist mics).

Voice Announcements

DM1400 can be configured to have voice announcements; channel selection and other functions can have standard or custom voice announcements. E.g. Channel one could now be announced as “Operations Channel” with channel two being “Emergency Channel”, great for users who have poor vision or the environmental condition are poor (night time etc.).  This feature also enables the radio unit to remain in the case or clipped to a belt during channel selection.


Frequency range

VHF (136-174 MHz); UHF (403-470 MHz)


16 channels

Power output

1 -25W (VHF), 1 -25W (UHF)

Programmable buttons

2 front buttons (P1 & P2), various fist microphones also have additional programmable buttons

Emergency button

No dedicated button although P1 or P2 can be utilised




Limited to a two digit channel display.



Dimensions H x W x D

44mm x 169mm x 134mm


System types

Conventional analogue (no 5/7 tone SELCAL), Digital (TDMA); Repeater mode and Simplex mode. This model is not radio trunk capable.

Scan types

Normal, Priority, Dual priority, Nuisance channel delete, Talk group, All groups

Call types

Group Calls (Talk group), limited private calling via a programmable button or via a channel selection, emergency calling (overt or covert with some options), ability for incoming pages, limited options for outgoing pages, limited outgoing text sending.

Speech Encryption

Standard DVSI, AMBE+2™ vocoders, extra basic call privacy and RAS is available.

User Environment

Accelerated Life Test (ALT)

Yes, ALT.  This has always set Motorola apart from other manufacturers and is a key benefit of using Motorola OEM equipment


810 C, 810 D, 810 E, 810 F, 810 G

IP Rating

IP54, Dustproof and splash proof, so you can work with confidence in challenging environments.


Standard warranty

2 years for transceiver only, 12 months on Motorola OEM batteries, chargers and accessories.

Service Level Agreement (SLA)

Please see our comprehensive SLA options.  SLA’s are normally customised to a customer’s needs and not to ours.


What we think

Jason from Service Team: “The stable choice for simple vehicle-based radio communications.  The usually proven great reliability and robustness from Motorola. Essentially great quality unit for a good price point with excellent accessory and microphone options.”

MOTOTRBO DP1400 Datasheet


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