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Introducing Icom’s next generation IDAS Two Way Business Radios!

It is an exciting time for Icom at the moment. Our range of solutions is evolving and we'll have a new range of IDAS digital models available in 2017. The ethos behind the design and functionality of these radios is completely different. Not only does their updated look make the radios look appealing, but they also encompass a range of functions and a flexibility that will make them attractive to both business user and radio dealers alike.

The new IC-F3400D handheld series is available in three display options. The IC-F5400D mobile series is available in two display options. All variants are available in VHF and UHF.

The new range is software upgradeable and will be licensed for different features purchased. So, you pay for the basic radio, and you licence for additional integrated options such as AES encryption. Here are some of the other great features that have been incorporated into Icom’s next evolution of the digital two way radio include:

Colour Screen, Menu Driven Interface

A high-resolution colour LCD enhances the visibility both in natural and indoor lighting. Display settings, which can be switched between day and night modes, are a great feature for outdoor operations.

Noise Cancelling Features

Noise cancelling features are extremely beneficial in noisy environments. Amongst the noise and commotion while on the scene, communication between responders and dispatchers can become hard to hear. With the noise cancelling feature the loss of critical information will be minimized.

Voice Recording

The new IDAS radios can record incoming and outgoing communications and replay recorded communications. When a 32 GB microSD card is used, a Max. 500 hours recording is possible. The recorded audio is saved in “wav” format and allows replay on the radio or a PC.

Integrated GPS

Today GPS is an extremely helpful tool for any business or operation. Radios with GPS tracking allow dispatchers to track employees and vehicles, improving response time and increasing efficient fleet coordination. GPS capabilities also provide an added safety feature for workers. If a vehicle becomes stranded, its location can be determined by GPS.

Waterproof and dustproof

<b>Waterproof and dustproof</b>

A strong waterproof/dustproof IP67 rating is essential for any water bound operation and a draining function like AquaQuake is beneficial feature. If the radio is accidently submerged, the AquaQuake function clears away the water from the speaker grill, providing clearer communication.

Man Down / Lone Worker /Red Button

Radios with emergency buttons or sensors like man down, motion detection, stationary detection, lone worker and power OFF emergency functions provide an added safety feature for those in potential dangerous situations.


The built-in Bluetooth module provides remote operation and hands-free communication paired with a third-party Bluetooth headset*.
*Available functions will depend on paired Bluetooth headset.

Vibration Alert / Voice Announcement

When a call from a specific user is received, the new IDAS handheld radios vibrate powerfully enough to be felt through heavy clothing which is ideal for a heavy working environment.

The new IDAS radios can also notify channel number, zone and channel type with a voice announcement. This function is convenient for making adjustments without having to look at the radio.

Over-the-Air-Programming (OTAP)

OTAP helps save time and minimize service disruption. The OTAP function allows the operator to remotely change the programming data over the radio channel. For instance, adding a new repeater. OTAP is an extremely efficient function allowing the user to successfully manage their fleet with ease.

Trunking Upgrade

The radios are compatible with IDAS digital conventional mode and analogue FM mode with auto sensing function. There is a trunking upgrade available to these models allowing NXDN Type D multisite trunking with a licence key.

MicroSD Memory Card

<b>MicroSD Memory Card</b>

Never miss a call again. MicroSD Memory Cards can record missed calls, allowing the user to replay it on the radio or a PC. Users can also record communications and easily review the conversation at a later date by downloading the data through the built-in USB port.

Impressed by these features? Feel that our new range can provide a solution to your company or organisation?

To learn more about the Next Generation IDAS and all the available features, visit our dedicated Next Generation IDAS web pages.

Alternatively, contact our Commercial team on 01227 741741 or via sales at

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