Kenwood is pleased to introduce the latest NEXEDGE® portables boasting a newly designed ultra-compact platform with all of the high performance RF specifications and MILSTD 810 & IP54/55 ruggedness of Kenwood’s flagship NEXEDGE® models. These new models come in three user interface configurations, including the first NEXEDGE® non-display model for users that need a limited number of channels or trunked talk groups.
NX-420 800MHz 3W radios deliver a cost benefit, full-featured digital portable radio solution to enterprise, local government and SMR subscribers. True to the NEXEDGE multi-system migration-ready tradition, analog, NXDN® conventional, and NXDN® trunking, are included in all models. The NX-420 NEXEDGE® models include the latest V2.5 enhancements such as OTAP over-the-air programming and ground-breaking NEXEDGE® enhanced audio refinements.

General Features

  • 806 - 870 MHz (1W/3W)
  • 260 CH-GID / 128 Zones (LCD Model)
  • 64 CH-GID / 4 Zones (Non LCD Model)
  • 12-Key Keypad Model
  • 8 Character Alphanumeric Aliases
  • Function / Status LCD Icons
  • Transmit / Busy / Call Alert / Warn LED
  • On / Off Volume Knob
  • 16-Position Selector
  • 4 Front PF Keys
  • 2 Side PF Keys
  • Emergency / AUX Key
  • Built-in Motion Sensor
  • 500 mW Speaker Audio
  • Zone / CH Number Voice Announcement
  • KMC-48GPS Speaker Mic Option
  • KPG-141D Windows® FPU
  • Flash Firmware Upgrading
  • MIL-STD-810 C/D/E/F/G
  • IP54/55 Dust & Water Intrusion
  • PC Serial Interface
  • SDM Manual Input*1
  • Transparent Data Mode*1

Digital-General

  • NXDN® Digital Air Interface
  • AMBE+2™ VOCODER
  • 6.25 & 12.5 kHz Channels
  • Over-the-Air Alias
  • Over-the-Air Programming
  • Paging Call
  • Emergency Call
  • All Group Call
  • Status Messaging*1 *2
  • Remote Stun / Kill*1
  • Remote Check*1
  • Short & Long Data Messages*1
  • GPS Location with Voice*1
  • NXDN® Scrambler Included

Digital-Conventional Mode

  • 64 Radio Access Numbers (RAN)
  • Individual & Group Selective Call*3
  • Mixed FM / Digital Operation
  • Conventional IP Networks
  • Site Roaming

Digital-Trunkking Mode

  • Individual Private Call
  • Group Call & Broadcast Call
  • Telephone Interconnect
  • Transmission Trunked Mode*4
  • Message Trunked Mode*4
  • Call Queuing with Priority*4
  • Late Entry (UID & GID)*4
  • 4 Priority Monitor ID’s*4
  • Remote Re-Grouping*1
  • Failsoft Mode

Multi-Site IP Network Compatible

  • 60,000 GIDs / UIDs
  • Wide Area Group Call
  • Auto Roaming Registration
  • Group Registration


SCAN

  • Single Zone / Multi-Zone / List Scan
  • Single Priority Scan (Conventional)

FM Modes-General

  • 25 & 12.5 kHz Channels
  • NPSPAC Channels
  • Conventional & LTR® Zones
  • FleetSync® / II, MDC-1200, DTMF*3
  • QT / DQT (Conventional Zones only)*3
  • Voice Inversion Scrambler (16 Codes)

FleetSync ® / II (FM)

  • PTT ID ANI / Caller ID*3
  • Selective /Group Call*3
  • Emergency, Status & Text Messages*1

MDC-1200

  • PTT ID ANI / Caller ID*3
  • Emergency, Radio Check & Inhibit


*1 Requires compatible software application (e.g. KAS-10) or console hardware.
*2 Non LCD Model -Pre-programmed key operation
*3 Non LCD Model -Some screen / key-based functions are not available.
*4 These trunked features are primarily system programming and operational dependent. Priority Monitor also requires NX subscriber settings.