Kenwood ProTalk NX-P1200 Series Radio


Item # MM-NX-P1200
$229.00 - $355.00

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    Product Specifications:

  • Band: VHF
  • Frequency: 136 - 174 MHz
  • Digital/Analog: Analog
  • Power: 2 or 5 watts
  • Channels: 64
  • Battery Life: 12 Hours
  • Upgrade to digital with license key


  • Kenwood NX-1200 Radio
  • Lithium-ion battery (KNB-45L)
  • Belt clip (KBH-10)
  • Charging tray (KSC-35)

    Additional Specifications:

  • Built in Emergency Button
  • Up to 15 Hours of Battery Life
  • Voice Announcement
  • SCAN
  • VOX / Semi-VOX (headset required) *1
  • Button Lock
  • Time-out Timer
  • Battery Saver*1
  • Calling Alert
  • Low Battery Warning

Kenwood ProTalk NX-P1200 Series Radio Product Information

Kenwood ProTalk® VHF Two-Way Business Radios

Models Include

Kenwood NX-P1202AVK

  • VHF
  • 2 Watt
  • Analog
  • 64 Channel
  • Replaces Kenwood TK-2400v16p

Kenwood NX-P1200AVK

  • VHF
  • 5 Watt
  • Analog
  • 64 Channel
  • Replaces Kenwood TK-2402v16p

Kenwood NX-P1200NVK

  • VHF
  • 5 Watt
  • NXDN Digital/Analog
  • 64 Channel
  • Replaces Kenwood NX-240v16p

Kenwood NX-1200DVK

  • VHF
  • 5 Watt
  • DMR Digital/Analog
  • 64 Channel
  • Replaces Kenwood TK-D240VK

Product Description

Sturdy, Streamlined, and Water-Resistant*

The radio in question is not just any walkie-talkie; it's a robust and straightforward communication device designed to withstand the rigors of real-world use. This walkie-talkie has undergone rigorous testing and has earned an IP54/55 certification for its ability to resist dust and water intrusion. This certification holds true both with and without the optional KMC-45 speaker microphone attachment. Moreover, it doesn't stop there; this radio goes above and beyond by meeting or exceeding the demanding MIL-STD 810C/D/E/F/G environmental standards, even when faced with challenges like "driven rain."

Customization at Your Fingertips

One standout feature is the Second PTT (Push-To-Talk) functionality, allowing you to issue distinct instructions to various staff or channels. Essentially, it provides access to not just one but two channels—one being the primary channel and the other for specialized communications.

A Rainbow of Notifications

The radio is equipped with a conspicuous 7-color LED indicator located on the top panel. This LED illuminates to communicate various status functions, ensuring that you stay informed about the radio's operation and status.

Effortless Programming

Programming multiple radios to have the same settings can be a time-consuming task. However, with the cloning feature, you can streamline this process. Customize the programming for one radio, and then use the optional Cloning Cable to rapidly replicate those settings across groups of ProTalk radios.

Confidential Communication

In today's world, security and confidentiality are paramount, and this radio takes that seriously. In analog mode, it offers a 16-code voice inversion scrambler, adding an extra layer of privacy and security to your communications.

Upgrade Path to Digital

This radio is future-proofed with compatibility for both digital and analog modes. If you decide to transition to digital communication at a later stage, all it takes is a license key to unlock the capabilities. This allows for dual-mode operation, supporting both NXDN digital and analog modes, offering flexibility and adaptability.

Enhanced Audio Quality

Notably, the NX-P1000 is configurable to deliver exceptional digital audio quality, catering to business radio users with diverse language backgrounds. This feature ensures that your communication is crystal clear and easily understood by all parties involved.

Digital Clarity and Extended Coverage

As radio signals weaken over distance, analog reception often suffers from increased noise. However, the NX-P1000 employs NEXEDGE NXDN digital modulation technology, which excels at audio recovery in fringe areas. This technology effectively extends the usable coverage compared to analog, ensuring superior clarity even in challenging environments.

In summary, the NX-P1000 radio offers durability, customization, security, and an upgrade path to digital communication, all while maintaining excellent audio quality across extended coverage areas. This makes it a versatile and dependable choice for a wide range of communication needs.

Other Features

  • Voice Announcement
  • SCAN
  • VOX / Semi-VOX (headset required) *1
  • Button Lock
  • Time-out Timer
  • Battery Saver*1
  • Calling Alert
  • QT / DQT
  • Compander
  • Adjustable Microphone Gain

Low Battery Warning

*1: PC programming required.

*2: All interfaces must be fully sealed with approporiate covers or by designated genuine accessories.


What is the difference between the Kenwood NX-P1202NVK and Kenwood NX-P1200NVK?

NX-P1202NVK: 2 Watts of output

NX-P1200NVK: 5 Watts of output

What is the range or coverage area of the Kenwood NX-P1200 Radio?

With the Kenwood NX-P1200 you can expect coverage ranging from 3-4 miles* outdoor (*5 watt model).

How many channels does the Kenwood NX-P1200 Radio offer?

The Kenwood NX-P1200 Two-way Radio has 64 channels. How many channels do you need?

**If the radios you are ordering need to communicate with existing radios - please request ‘programming required’ and add the required programming information OR call our support hotline at 800.215.5160 for a walkthrough on how to gather programming information.

Is the NX-P1200 Series compatible with other Kenwood radios I may already have?

That entirely depends on the frequencies your current two way radios are operating on. This model of walkie talkie runs on VHF and is communication compatible with other VHF walkie talkies.

To confirm if your radios are compatible, email us or send us a chat in the bottom right corner of your screen.

Does it come with a warranty, and what does the warranty cover?

These two way radios come with a 3 year replacement warranty. This warranty will cover any defective or malfunctioning walkie talkie. Contact us with any warranty questions!

Where can I request a quote for Kenwood NX-P1200 radios?

If you are purchasing radios in bulk - definitely contact us for a quote for special bulk pricing!

What is the battery life of the Kenwood NX-P1200 walkie talkie, and are there options for extended battery life?

The battery life for the Kenwood NX-P1200 Series is 12 hours.

If you have multiple walkie talkies, we highly recommend a 'base station' for your walkie talkies like a multi-unit charger.

Is the Kenwood NX-P1200 Radio suitable for indoor and outdoor use?

The Kenwood NX-P1200 Series operates on VHF frequencies - meaning it would be ideal for outdoor settings with limited obstructions.

Is the Kenwood NX-P1200 Radio waterproof or water resistant?

The Kenwood NX-P1200 radio is water resistant. However, if there is moisture in the air, it is no issue. If the walkie talkie is submerged then turn it off and let it dry.

How durable is the Kenwood NX-P1200 walkie talkie? Is it built to withstand tough environments or weather conditions?

The Kenwood NX-P1200 meets MIL-SPEC 810 C,D,E,F,G & IP54/55 Specifications. Simply meaning these are durable and would be recommended for medium-to-heavy duty use. Walkie talkie recommendations for specific industries

Please view the question above for water resistance levels.

Are there any additional accessories available for this NX-P1200 Series, such as headsets or carrying cases?

There are many accessories for the NX-P1200 walkie talkie. View all NX-P1200AVK accessories.

Does the Kenwood NX-P1200 radio require an FCC license for use?

The NX-P1200 radio does require an FCC license.

Find more information from the official FCC website.

Can I use the Kenwood NX-P1200 in my specific industry? 

You can shop walkies talkies for your industry here. Or take our questionnaire to find the perfect two way radio based on your requirements.

The Kenwood NX-P1200 Series is recommended for industries like: farms, surveying or golf courses

What is the size of the Kenwood NX-P1200 Radio?

This walkie talkie is generally medium/large sized. The dimensions for the Kenwood NX-P1200 are 2.13 x 4.84 x 1.32 inches.

What is the difference between analog and digital walkie talkies?

Learn the difference between digital and analog radios.

What is the difference between digital and analog? 

Using the radio in digital mode will bring about better battery life, clearer audio, and extended range.

Which is better - analog or digital?

One could argue that the digital model of radios is a better investment long term because of the audio quality, range, and battery life.

Is there customer support available if I encounter any issues with the product?

Here at Tech Wholesale, we pride ourselves on providing the best service and support for our customers. Email us at or call….

To place an order or request a quote, call us at: 888.925.5982

For product technical information and support, please call: 800.215.5160

Manufacturer Help Desks: 

  • Kenwood - 888-801-0200

Are there any discounts or promotions currently available for the Kenwood NX-P1200 Radio?

We always have a discount program available! Please contact us at for current discounts and promotions.

Where can I find official Kenwood product information about this model?

View information about the Kenwood NX-P1200 from the official Kenwood website.