RCA RDR1520 Professional Compact Two-Way Radio with RadioSync™ Makes it Compatible with Motorola

SKU: RDR1520 Category:


Technology: DMR DIGITAL | Power: 2W Analog / 3W Digital | Warranty: 2 YEARS

Best Compact and Lightweight Commercial Radio on the Market.
For professionals who require cost-effective, reliable and easy to use radios to provide simple and efficient communication solution for a safer and more productive work environment.

Most Compact and Lightweight Commercial Radio on the Market!

For professionals and businesses who require cost-effective and reliable radios, the RDR1520 two-way radio provides a simple and efficient communication solution for a safer and more productive work environment. The most compact and lightweight commercial radio on the market today, this RCA walkie talkie, the RDR1520 two-way radio is the newest addition to the PRODIGI™ line of Professional DMR Digital Radios. Simple and budget-friendly, this radio is designed to provide you with reliable, continual communication.

  • 100% Compatibility with your existing system
  • Analog/Digital operation
  • Includes: 2000mAh battery, charger, belt clip, and antenna
  • 2-year warranty
  • In stock and ready to ship same day

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Brochure & Spec Sheet



Simple and Reliable Digital Two-Way Radio Communication

The RDR1520 series is the newest addition to the PRODIGI™ line of Professional DMR Digital Radios. Simple and cost-effective, the RCA digital radios are designed to connect your staff members efficiently and provide you with reliable communication.

Cross-Band Compatibility

Designed strictly according to the Digital DMR ETSI Standard TS 102 361-1,-2,-3, the RDR1520 Series portable radios are compatible with all RCA two-way radios as well as all other major brands, including digital equipment, such as the Motorola MotoTrbo™ and Vertex eVerge™ series two-way radios and repeaters.

Upgrade To Digital At Your Own Speed

Analog and Digital operation will give you the flexibility to upgrade to Digital at your own speed, without sacrificing safety and keeping your business operations running smoothly during the transition period.

Reliability, Safety, and Productivity First

The RDR1520 series provides a reliable, cost-effective communication solution with a simple, user-friendly operation that will help your staff members connect, collaborate and coordinate in real time to get their job done safely and more efficiently.

Full Shift Performance

Designed to be power efficient. When working in digital mode, the battery power consumption is lowered up to 40%, providing longer operating time which ensures that your employees will stay connected beyond a full working shift. The standard 2000mAh Lithium Ion battery provides up to 8 hours of operation in Analog mode and up to 10 hours of operation in Digital mode.

Feature Rich Digital Radio

The RDR1520 series radios come with 2 programmable function buttons and users can take advantage of advanced digital features such as Caller ID, Group and Private Call, Radio Check, Radio Enable/Disable, Emergency and Lone Worker Alerts, Text Messaging, TX Override, Direct Mode Operation (DMO) and many more.

Crystal Clear Audio Quality, Improved Coverage

As part of RCA’s PRODIGI™ Series family, the RDR1520 is designed with X-Sound+ HD™ technology for exceptional voice quality. The RDR1520 series radios provide a powerful for its compact size 800mW audio, at the same time eliminating background noise and static from the voice transmissions and delivering crystal clear voice message which results in a better, improved radio coverage over legacy analog radios.

Industry Leading Warranty

The RDR1520 series radios are backed by an industry leading, hassle-free, Two (2) Year Warranty.

General Specifications
Radio Model RDR1520
Number Of Channels 32
Frequency Bands VHF: 136-174MHz / UHF: 400-470Mhz
Operating Temperature (-30°C)~+60°C / (-22°F)~+122°F
Weight 205g / 7.2 oz. (with battery B1520LI)
Size: HxWxD (Inches) 4.1” x 2.1” x 1.1” (without antenna)
IP Rating IP54 Dust and Water Resistant
Durability Standards MIL-STD-810 C, 810 D, 810 E, 810 F, 810 G
Standard Battery 2000mAh Lithium-Ion Battery
Battery Life 10 hours (Standard) 12 hours (Upgraded)
Channel Spacing Digital:12.5KHz / Analog:12.5Khz/25KHz
Power Output 3 Watts
Battery Upgrade 2250mAh Lithium-Ion Battery
Operating Voltage 3.7V
Receiver Specifications
Frequency Stability +/- 1 ppm

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Weight 2.00 lbs
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