Functions and Menus
Picture showing the panel with an orange back light.
Panel with alternative white back light and DM4600 radio
The main menu shows the radios standard icons in the same way as the radios display. It also shows the active channel/talkgroup presented in text format.
When transmitting or receiving on a talkgroup or a private call the panel will show the group in use. It will also display the ID of the other radio when receiving a call.
In a quick access menu it gives the basic functions of channel/talkgroup change, volume control and display light control.
The audio volume is manually controlled on the touch panel.
This is done on the quick access menu. A display bar shows the actual setting.
When a selective call (private call), or a text message comes in, the panel will automatically go into the radios menu system in the same way as the radios control panel does. You can then choose to handle the call or to exit the menues without action.
Incomming talkgroup call
Through the quick access menu you reach the setting of channel/talkgroup. This is done via touch screen arrow buttons for up/down.
The name of the channel/talkgroup is presented on the display in plain text.
The display light is manually controlled on the touch panel.
A display bar shows the actual setting.
The display is of the transflective type, this means that background light (sunlight) is reflected back and helps to light up the display for best visibility in bright light.
Quick Access Menu
Warning menu before an emergency is sent
From the quick access menu there is a choice to go into the radios standard menu system. There you can navigate and make settings in the same manor as from the radios control panel.
Tapping and pushing
A tap on the screen in the main menu takes you to the Quick Access menu.
A long press anywhere on the touch screen in the main menu, you will activate the radios emergency transmission, after a warning.
While in the radio menus a tap on the screen takes you one step back in the menu system and a long press takes you to the main menu. Similar functionality as the “House” button on the radio.
Video of functions
Click the picture to the right for a short video description of the functions.