Motorola MOTOTRBO R2 Series Radio


Item # PR-R2
$519.00 - $649.00

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  • Belt Clip (PMLN7008), Antenna (UHF - PMAE4079 | VHF - PMAD4147), Standard Battery (PMNN4498), Charger (PMPN4173)

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    Product Specifications:

  • Band: UHF
  • Channels: 64
  • Power: 5 watts
  • Weight: 10.1 ounces
  • Dimensions: 4.9 x 2.16 x 1.45 inches
  • Outdoor range*: Reliable communications for 1-3 miles
  • Indoor range*: Range of up to 300,000 square feet and 18 floors


  • Motorola R2 radio (1)
  • Lithium-ion battery
  • Stand-up charging tray
  • Wall charger
  • Spring-action belt clip
  • Product manual
  • Antenna
  • 3 year warranty

    Additional Specifications:

  • Rugged to MIL-STD 810
  • IP55 (dust and water ingress protection)
  • 2 programmable buttons
  • Dual Priority Scan
  • Home channel reminder
  • Rental timer
  • Voice announcement
  • Enhanced privacy
  • Transmist interrupt
  • Quick Call II / MDC1200 Capable
  • Radio disable/enable

Motorola MOTOTRBO R2 Series Radio Product Information

Motorola MOTOTRBO R2 Resources

Motorola MOTOTRBO R2 Product Description

Motorola R2 Video

Welcome to the Motorola MOTOTRBO R2 Series Radio

In today's dynamic work environments, effective communication is the lifeblood of productivity and safety. The Motorola MOTOTRBO R2 Radio delivers a versatile and dependable communication solution designed to meet the multifaceted challenges of diverse work environments. With its impressive durability, ergonomic design, and seamless integration, the R2 Radio ensures confident and effortless communication throughout the workday.

Models Include


5 Watt, 64 Channel, Analog, VHF 136-174 MHz


4 Watt, 64 Channel, Analog, UHF 400-480 MHz


5 Watt, 64 Channel, Analog & Digital, VHF 136-174 MHz


4 Watt, 64 Channel, Analog & Digital, UHF 400-480 MHz

Sleek and Resilient

All-Weather Assurance

The MOTOTRBO R2 is not just a radio; it's a lifeline designed to weather the harshest conditions. With an IP55 rating and compliance with Mil-Std-810 requirements across 11 environmental conditions, this radio is built to withstand the rigors of diverse work environments. Whether you're in dusty factories, wet landscaping sites, or environments where gloves are a must, you can use the R2 with confidence.

Slim & Lightweight

Say goodbye to bulky equipment. The R2 is a lightweight marvel, weighing less than 11 ounces with a high-capacity battery. It has successfully endured rigorous Accelerated Life Testing (ALT) that simulates up to 5 years of field use. The design extends to the dust cover, which rotates to match the slim contour, making it comfortable to carry and use.

Full-Shift Stamina

The R2's slim, high-density battery ensures it won't run out of power before shift change. Its LED light blinks red to indicate a low battery charge state, ensuring you're never caught off guard during a busy workday.

Clarity Amidst Noise

Blocking Out Noise

Loud noises can create unproductive and unsafe workspaces. The R2's SINC+ feature acts as a noise suppressor, utilizing advanced algorithms to identify and eliminate disruptive background noise. This ensures clear communication even in the vicinity of noisy equipment like punch presses, pneumatic drills, and bulldozers.

Long-Distance Performance

The R2 boasts superior range, thanks to its high receiver sensitivity, high-efficiency antennas, and high interference immunity. This combination ensures clear audio transmission over long distances, even in challenging and noisy environments.

Crystal-Clear Audio

The R2 offers selectable audio profiles, allowing you to amplify low, middle, or high frequencies according to your listening preference and environment requirements. Combined with its loud speaker and low distortion, this feature guarantees that your message is delivered loud and clear.

Seamless Operation

Streamlined Experience

Designed with users in mind, the R2 offers a menu of features that simplify your day. It's easy to program and features a familiar design, ensuring your team stays productive without interruptions. Ongoing support minimizes downtime, ensuring your devices remain in the field longer.

Foolproof Convenience

The R2's curved push-to-talk (PTT) button has a generous sweet spot, making it quick to locate and activate. For added convenience, you can attach the purpose-built remote speaker microphone (RSM) to communicate without reaching for your belt.

Effortless Integration

Upgrading workforce technology can be costly and time-consuming. The MOTOTRBO R2, with a user interface familiar to CP200d users, is compatible with select MOTOTRBO chargers and audio accessories. This ensures a low-cost, easy-to-manage migration, making your transition to the R2 seamless.

Accessories for Every Need


Customize your audio experience with a range of purpose-built audio accessories designed to complement the R2's sleek form factor. The new Remote Speaker Microphone, secured by a robust accessory retainer, lets you communicate without reaching for your belt.


Keep your R2 powered throughout your entire shift with lightweight and long-lasting batteries. Flexible charging solutions enable simultaneous battery charging, ensuring your radios are always ready for tomorrow.


Secure and protect your MOTOTRBO R2 radio with a hard leather carry case designed for ease and security. Wear it on your waist or hip, stay hands-free, and focus on the task at hand.


The redesigned, short, and flexible high-efficiency antennas, paired with high interference immunity, provide long-distance clarity, ensuring your messages are received clearly.

To view MOTOTRBO R2’s full suite of accessories, please visit:


What is the range or coverage area of the Motorola MOTOTRBO R2 Radio?

Motorola R2-U you can expect coverage ranging from 2-3 miles or 30 floors.

Motorola R2-V you can expect coverage ranging from 2-3 miles.

Motorola R2-VA you can expect coverage ranging from 2-3 miles.

Motorola R2-UA you can expect coverage ranging from 2-3 miles or 30 floors.

How many channels does the MOTOTRBO R2 Radio offer?

The Motorola MOTOTRBO R2 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 MOTOTRBO R2 compatible with other Motorola radios I may already have?

That entirely depends on the frequencies your current two way radios are operating on. The UHF models of this walkie talkie runs on UHF frequencies and is communication compatible with other UHF walkie talkies - like the Motorola RMU2040 or CLS1410.

The VHF models of this walkie talkie runs on VHF frequencies and is communication compatible with other VHF walkie talkies - like the Motorola CP100d-V, BPR40-V8, RMV2080.

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 Motorola MOTOTRBO R2 Radio?

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

What is the battery life of the Motorola MOTOTRBO R2, and are there options for extended battery life?

The battery life for the Motorola R2 is 19-22 hours.

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

Is the Motorola R2 suitable for indoor and outdoor use?

If the R2 model selected operates on UHF frequencies - it would be ideal for indoor and or outdoor use. 

If the R2 model selected operates on VHF frequencies - it would be ideal for outdoor use only. 

Is the Motorola MOTOTRBO R2 waterproof or water resistant?

The Motorola R2 has protection from lowe pressure water jets. This walkie talkie model is water resistant. If the walkie talkie is submerged then turn it off and let it dry.

How durable is the Motorola MOTOTRBO R2? Is it built to withstand tough environments or weather conditions?

The Motorola MOTOTRBO R2 meets MIL-SPEC 810 & IP55 Specifications. Provides protection from dust and low pressure water jets. These two way radios are durable and would be recommended for heavy duty use use. Walkie talkie recommendations for specific industries

Please view the question above for water resistance levels.

Are there any additional accessories available for this MOTOTRBO R2, such as headsets or carrying cases?

There are many accessories for the R2 walkie talkie. View all Motorola MOTOTRBO R2 accessories.

Does the Motorola MOTOTRBO R2 Radio require an FCC license for use?

The R2 does require an FCC license.

Find more information from the official FCC website.

Can I use the Motorola MOTOTRBO R2 Two Way Radio 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 Motorola R2 is recommended for industries like or similar to: warehouses, surveying, crane operation, construction, oil rigs, drilling sites.

What is the size of the Motorola MOTOTRBO R2?

This walkie talkie is generally large sized. The dimensions for the Motorola R2 are 4.9 x 2.16 x 1.45 inches.

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: 

  • Motorola Business Radios - 800-448-6686
  • Motorola Hotline - 1-800-215-5160

Are there any discounts or promotions currently available for the MOTOTRBO R2 Walkie Talkie?

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

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

View information about the Motorola MOTOTRBO R2 from the official Motorola website.