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Product Features


The SL4000 is a discontinued digital radio from Motorola. Ideal for hospitality or retail environments, the SL4000 has an amass of features that allow for the discreet use of the radio. IP54 standard means that the SL4000 has a limited Ingres protection against dust whilst also being safeguarded against splashes of water.

Motorola SL4000 is completely discontinued and has been replaced by the Motorola SL4000e. However, we may have some left in stock. Please telephone us to enquire.

  • Replaced by SL4000e
  • Compact & Lightweight
  • Full Colour Display
  • IP54 Ingres Protection
  • MIL-STD-810 C/D/E/F/G
  • Bluetooth
  • Full Keypad & Display
  • Emergency Button
  • Transmit Interrupt
  • Vibrate Alert
  • Intelligent Audio
  • Multiple Scanning Types
  • Text Messaging Capable

Detailed Information

The SL4000 is a discontinued digital two way radio from Motorola. A slim portable radio the SL4000 is built to IP54 protection meaning that it has a limited Ingres resistance to dust, whilst also being safeguarded against splashes of water from all angles. MIL-STD-810 C/D/E/F/G ensures the reliability of the SL4000, having been tested in varying environmental conditions to ensures its continuation of operation.

A channel capacity of 1000 allows for more than enough flexibility in communications whether you have a small or large workforce, these available for operation on both UHF and VHF frequencies. The SL4000 has an enhanced 5-line display with a flexible menu-driven interface, a built in photosensor adjusts the screens lighting depending on the location of your radio, becoming brighter in broad daylight and going into night mode when in dark environments.

Ideal for hospitality or retail environments the SL4000 is covert and discreet, allowing the user to turn display features, visible LEDs, audible tones off in order to minimize distraction from the radio, also including a vibrate alert function should it be needed. Other features that back up the radios reliability for hospitality are its sharing features, Bluetooth enables the device to instantly share data, whilst an order ticket management allows the operative to read and respond to tickets at a glance to keep the business running smoothly. The SL4000 as ideal for Supplied with an 1800mAh Li-Ion battery as standard, this will allow for up to 11.5 hours of use whilst in digital mode.

Model Table

Model CodeRadioBandPowerFrequency
MDH81QCN9MA2AN SL4000 UHF 2W 403-470MHz
MDH81QCN9NA2AN SL4010 UHF 2W 403-470MHz

Motorola Warranty Options

As standard Motorola DP series two way radios are supplied with a standard "client return to base" (RTB) warranty. For an extra fee you can choose to purchase an extended warranty from Motorola called "Service from the Start" (SFS).

There are three levels of SFS extended warranty, each with increasing levels of cover - Lite, Essential and Comprehensive.

  Standard Warranty Service From The Start Lite Service From The Start Esssential Service From The Start Comprehensive
Period of Cover 2 Years RTB 3 or 5 Years
Manufacturer Defects Only - -
Covers Normal Wear & Tear - -
Covers Accidental Damage - - -
Turnaround Time 10 Working Days 5 Working Days Next Day Same Day
Non-Technical Support
10am - 4pm, Mon-Fri
Technical Support
10am - 4pm, Mon-Fri
- -
Software Support Bug Fix Only Bug Fix Only
Shipping Included Return to
Client Only
Return to
Client Only
Return to
Client Only
Both Ways

Notes: Turnaround time does not include transit time. Shipping "Return to Client Only" means repaired goods will be shipped back to client.

Ofcom Licence Options

All licensed radios require a licence issued by Ofcom. Radiotronics can facilitate that and make the application on your behalf. Below are the licence options.

Ofcom Licence Options
Simple UK Simple Site Suppliers Light Technically Assigned
Security / Construction Hospitality / Bars etc. Hire Companies Large Buildings
£75 for 5 years £75 for 5 years £75 for 5 years From £100/yr
3 shared assigned channels that can be used anywhere in the UK. Any of our handheld two way radios can be programmed to SImple UK. Up to 15 shared channels that can only be used at your premises. Any of our handheld two way radios can be programmed to SImple Site. Up to 15 shared channels that can be used for rental companies anywhere in the UK. Unique channels technically assigned only to you. Used for repeater based systems.
A note on licensed frequencies. The Ofcom licence you hold or buy denotes the frequency your radios will operate on. If you already have some radios and you would like your new radios programmed the work together, please select technically assigned, and email us your ofcom licence details to websales@radiotronics.co.uk. If in doubt, please call us on 01425 533 533.

Technical Information

SKU SL4000
Included In The Box Discontinued
Accessory Connector SL - Motorola SL4000
Display Display
Analogue or Digital Digital
Band (VHF or UHF) UHF
Channels 99
Signalling Type CTCSS, DCS, DMR
Lone Worker Yes (Built In)
Man Down Yes (Optional Extra)
Transmit Interrupt Yes (Built In)
Bluetooth Yes (Built In)
Ingress Protection IP54
Commodity Code 8525600000 - Transceivers
Type / Group Handheld Radio
Height (mm) 121
Width (mm) 55
Depth (mm) 20
Weight 165.0000
Brand Motorola
Model SL4000
Manufacturer Part Number SL4000

Motorola SL4000 Accessories

Here are just some of the accessories available for the Motorola SL4000. For the full list of accessories, pleae see our dedicated Motorola SL4000 accessories category.

Motorola/Vertex CB000262A01 USB Programming Cable
Motorola MOTOTRBO v13.6 & v15.5 Software Download
Motorola HKNN4013 BT90 1800mAh Battery
Motorola (BT100) PMNN4468A 2300mAh Li-Ion SL4000e Battery
Motorola SL4000 6-Way Charger
Motorola SL4000 Drop-in Desk Charger Dock
Motorola 25012022003 Power Supply for PMLN6704 Charger Dock
Motorola PS000042A13 Micro USB Charger Power Supply
Motorola SL4000 UHF Replacement Antenna
Motorola SL4000 Belt Holster
Motorola SL4000 Leather Carry Case
Motorola SL4000 Wrist Strap
Motorola / Hyera / Icom / Kenwood Two Way Radio Shipping Case
Motorola SL4000 Slimline Battery Cover (for BT7X)
Motorola SL4000 Standard Battery Cover (for BT90)
Motorola SL4000 Ultra High Capacity Battery Cover (for BT100)
Motorola SL4000 Front Cover
Motorola PMLN7396 Listen Only D-Shape Earpiece for Microphones
Water Resistant Black 235x180x106mm Two Way Radio Carry Case
Water Resistant Black 235x180x156mm Two Way Radio Carry Case
Water Resistant Black 336x300x148mm Two Way Radio Carry Case
Water Resistant Black 464x366x176mm Two Way Radio Carry Case
Water Resistant Black 555x428x211mm Two Way Radio Carry Case
Water Resistant Black 574x361x225mm Two Way Radio Carry Case
Water Resistant Black 594x473x215mm Two Way Radio Carry Case
Motorola PMLN7156A Earbud With In-Line Microphone and PTT
Motorola PMLN7157A 2-Wire earpiece with clear acoustic tube
Motorola PMLN7158A Surveillance earpiece with Mic and PTT
Motorola PMLN7158A Adjustable D-Style Earpiece with In-Line Microphone
Motorola PMLN7189A Swivel earpiece with in-line mic and PTT

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