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Hytera PD78X/78XG Professional Digital Portable Radio

Brand: Hytera

Product code: Hytera PD78X/78XG Professional Digital Portable Radio

  • Description
  • Features
  • Specification

A popular all-rounder, the Hytera PD78X handheld digital radio with full keypad and screen offers a vast array of functionality, with remarkable build quality, enabling reliable and secure communications in any situation.

Product Features

Ergonomic Design

The large-size color display allows good visibility even under extremely strong light. The globally patented industrial design and antenna design ensure convenient operation and remarkable GPS performance.

Reliable Quality

PD78X/78XG is strictly compliant with MIL-STD-810 C/D/E/F/G and IP67 standards, ensuring outstanding performance even in harsh environments.

Superior Voice

With the combined application of narrowband codec and digital errorcorrection technologies, PD78X/78XG is capable of ensuring you superior voice in noisy environments or at the edge of the coverage area. In addition, the adoption of the AGC technology also optimizes your voice. With a built-in 1W speaker, PD78X/78XG ensures clear and crisp voice communication.

Durable Battery

Compared with an analog radio, PD78X/78XG can obtain an extra 40% operation time.

Higher Spectrum Efficiency, Higher Channel Capacity

Benefiting from the TDMA technology, PD78X/78XG allows twice the channels based on the same spectrum resource. This is a big help to relieve the stress of increasing shortage in spectrum resource.

Dual-slot Pseudo Trunk

With this feature, the free slot can be allocated to a member that needs to communicate, effectively enhancing frequency efficiency and allowing you to communicate timely under emergency situations.

Secure Communication

Besides the intrinsic encryption of the digital technology, PD78X/78XG provides enhanced encryption capability (such as 256-bit encryption algorithm) and the Scrambler feature (selectable).

Versatile Services

In addition to conventional communication services, PD78X/78XG features rich data services and selectable functions such as Text Message, Scan, Emergency, Man Down (optional), vibration,  Auto Registration, High-speed Data Transmission and Lone Worker.

Further Development Port

The reserved side port in PD78X/78XG allows users or any third party partner to further develop other helpful applications to extend the radio functionalities.

Option Board Interface

PD78X/78XG supports option board interfaces to radio, allowing third party partner to develop various applications to interconnect with radios to control the radio to expand its functionalities.  Among the supported features are voice recording, encryption etc. Please refer to the API Partner Programmed for more information.

Main Functions

Dual Modes (Analog+Digital) 

PD78X/78XG can operate in either analog or digital mode. It is compatible with the prevalent analog system, ensuring a smooth analog-to-digital transition.

Versatile Voice Calls

Intelligent signaling of PD78X/78XG supports various voice call types, including Private Call, Group Call , All Call and Emergency Call.


PD78XG supports viewing of GPS positioning information and sending of GPS text message.

Data Services

PD78X/78XG supports data capabilities of sending Private, Group text message. It also supports Third Party to control the radio via Third party API (GPS, Radio Registration Services, Radio and Call Control, Telemetry , Data Transfer ), via Telemetry control to radio.

Various Analog Signaling Types

PD78X/78XG supports various analog signaling types (HDC1200, DTMF, 2-Tone and 5-Tone), various squelch control types (CTCSS/CDCSS), thus providing higher function expansion capacity to the analog world.

Supplementary Services

PD78X/78XG supports supplementary services of Radio Check, Remote Monitor, Call Alert, Radio Enable and Radio Disable.

Multiple Languages

PD78X/78XG supports 13 languages, including English, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, German, Spanish, French, Italian, Polish, Russian, Turkish, Greece, Portuguese and Korean, allowing users to select it per their needs.

One Touch

PD78X/78XG supports One Touch features that comprise of Text Message, Voice Calls and Supplementary Services.


PD78X/78XG supports scanning of pure Analog voice and signaling, pure Digital voice and data, and also mix mode scan that comprise of Analog and Digital activities. 


PD78X/78XG supports automatic roaming of all sites in an IP Multi-Site Connect system.

Privacy of Voice and Data

PD78X/78XG supports Analog scrambling, and digital encryption using Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) *1and ARCFOUR (ARC4) encryption methodology to both voice and data.

Analog/Digital Telephone Interconnect (via DTMF signaling)

PD78X/78XG supports simplex voice communications between radio and telephone users. It allows a radio user to make a telephone call; or a telephone user to make either a Group or Private call to radio users. This feature utilizes the Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) Analog Phone Patch boxes and a Plain Old Telephone Service (POTS) line to connect the radio users to the Corporate Office Phone System (PBX) or Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN).

Software Upgradable

With this capability, you can enjoy firmware upgrade without purchasing a new piece of radio hardware.

Notes: PD78X/78XG, X=0, 2, 5 or 8, model number varies geographically. For details, please contact our regional sales representatives.


Frequency Range

  • UHF1:400-470MHz
  • UHF2:450-520MHz
  • UHF3:350-400MHz
  • UHF5:806-941MHz
  • VHF1:136-174MHz
  • VHF3:210-270MHz
  • VHF4:66-88MHz

Channel Capacity

  • 1024

Battery Life (5-5-90 Duty Cycle)


  • 16.5 Hours @2000mAh
  • 20.5 Hours @2500mAh  
  • 24.5 Hours @3000mAh


  • 13 Hours @2000mAh  
  • 16 Hours @2500mAh
  • 19.5 Hours @3000mAh

Dimensions (H x W x D)

  • 125 x 55 x 37 mm (2000mAh)
  • 125 x 55 x 42 mm (2500mAh)
  • 125 x 55 x 42 mm (3000mAh) 


  • 355g (2000mAh)
  • 380g (2500mAh)
  • 385g (3000mAh) 

RF Power Output

  • UHF1/UHF2/UHF3: 1W/4W
  • VHF1/VHF3/VHF4: 1W/5W
  • UHF5:1W/3W (806-870MHz)
  • UHF5:1W/ 2.5W (896-941 MHz)


  • 2000mAh (Li-ion)   
  • 2500mAh (Li-ion)     
  • 3000mAh (Li-ion)  

Dustproof & Waterproof

  • IP67 Standard