motorola PMLN6233 Mission Critical Wireless Instructions

Mission Critical Wireless RCUKey Fob PMLN6233

FIREWOODProduct Safety and RF Exposure Compliance

Before using this product, read the operating instructions for safe usage contained in the Product Safety and RF Exposure booklet enclosed with your radio.

ATTENTION!The radio is restricted to occupational use only to satisfy ICNIRP/FCC RF energy exposure requirements. Before using this product, read the RF energy awareness information and operating instructions in the Product Safety and RF Exposure booklet enclosed with your radio (Motorola Solutions Publication part number 6881095C98 (US) or 6864117B25 (EMEA)) to ensure compliance with RF energy exposure limits.This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules and Industry Canada licence-exempt RSS standard(s). Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference, including interference that may cause undesired operation of the device.

Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by MotorolaSolutions may void the user’s authority to operate this device.Battery Information:The battery is shipped with a nominal charge between 30% and 50%. Battery should be stored between -10 °C (14 °F) and 30 °C (86 °F) to minimize permanent capacity loss.Caution: Storing your fully charged accessory in high-temperature conditions may permanently reduce the life of the internal battery.Note: The battery is not a user-replaceable part.

Important Information:

  •  Do not charge your accessory in temperatures below 0 °C (32 °F) or above 45 °C (113 °F). Do not store your accessory in direct sunlight or where expected temperatures can exceed this range such as inside a parked car.
  • Storing your fully charged accessory in high-temperature conditions may permanently reduce the life of the internal battery.
  • Battery life may temporarily shorten in low-temperature conditions.


  • The Micro-USB charger is a handy port that allows you to conveniently charge your battery.
  •  Make sure your device is turned OFF.
  • Plug the Micro-USB cable into the Micro-USB charging port on your device.
  •  Connect the USB Charger to a nearby and easily accessible wall power outlet.


The PMLN6233 Mission Critical Wireless RCU Key Fob is compatible with APX 2000, 3000, 4000, 5000, 6000, 7000 radios with firmwareSR7.13 and above.Refer to the APX radio’s user manual for approved body-worn accessories.KEY FOB OVERVIEW



CHARGING YOUR KEY FOBCharge key fob 3 hours before using.

Note: Key fob should be switched off during charging operations. Use only Motorola Solutions-approved supplied charger.



PAIRING YOUR KEY FOBFirst-time connection steps:

  1. Verify that both the radio and the key fob are powered ON and in pairing mode.
  2. To enter pairing mode on the key fob, press and hold the Trunk button while powering up the key fob.
  3.  Place the Blue Dot (touch pairing spot) of the key fob on the Blue Dot on the radio.
  4. Wireless Link Connected with radio indication is provided upon successful link establishment (refer to Subsequent Connection table).
  5. Your key fob is now ready to be used.

SUBSEQUENT CONNECTIONSame Radio:If the Bluetooth link is lost, the connection will be automatically re-established when the radio and key fob come within range. The minimum line-of-sight range for the key fob is 30 feet. However, the body tends to obstruct the signal, therefore the normal usage range is 6 feet around your body.New Radio:Put the key fob in Pairing Mode by powering ON while pressing the Trunk button simultaneously.Follow steps from Pairing Your Key Fob.

PROGRAMMABLE BUTTON CONTROLRefer radio CPS for a button assignment. Once the key fob connects with the Radio, the Programmable Button will operate as defined in the radio CPS setting.SURVEILLANCE Mode (Dark MODE)After Connection with the Radio, if the Radio is in the Surveillance Mode the key fob shall also enter the Surveillance Mode.

  • The key fob will display LED indication before it gets Connected to the Radio and will enter Surveillance Mode 20 seconds afterconnection is established.
  • The key fob will not show an LED indication on Link Lost if Radio is in Surveillance Mode.


1. Enable 2. Only the PTT and the Volume Up/Down functionality remain functional during feature lock. 3. Disable





If at any time the wireless connection cannot be re-established, or the key fob is operating incorrectly:

  1. Power Cycle the key fob and the radio. The connection should reestablish.
  2. If the problem continues; Refer to Pairing Your Key Fob to repeat the connection process.


The following replacement part is available for the PMLN6233 Mission Critical Wireless RCU Key Fob:

Part Number Description

Please contact your local Motorola Solutions Representative or Dealer for details.


Please go to the respective regional MOL links below:

  1. EMEA –
  2. LACR/NA –
  3. APAC –

OPEN-SOURCE SOFTWARE LEGAL NOTICESThis Motorola Solutions Product contains Open Source Software. For information regarding licenses, acknowledgments required copyright notices, and other usage terms, refer to the documentation for this Motorola Solutions Product at the respective regional MOL links as above.

SUPPORTPlease contact Motorola Solutions Customer Care at 1-800-422-4210 (US only), +44 2030277499 (EMEA), (5) 257-6700, (571) 602-1111 (LACR) or 1-800-88-0089 (APAC); for ordering or any technical troubleshooting assistance.


Motorola Solutions offers a standard one-year warranty. Contact your Motorola Solutions dealer for detailed information on the standard warranty.Note: Warranty is void after customer replacement of any parts other than replacement parts listed.

This equipment operates as a secondary user, so it is not entitled to protection from harmful interference, even if generated by similar equipment, and it may not cause harmful interference on systems operating as primary users.

MOTOROLA, MOTO, MOTOROLA SOLUTIONS, and the Stylized M logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Motorola Trademark HoldingsLLC and are used under license. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.© 2012 and 2020 Motorola Solutions, Inc. All rights reserved.Motorola Solutions, Czerwone Maki 82,30-392 Krakow, Poland.Printed in


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