The Kenwood  NX1300 is the company’s first FDMA and TDMA capable digital two-way radio. This means you can program this Kenwood radio to match the frequencies of other digital radios, even if they are from other manufacturers, such as Motorola or Hytera, making it easier to transition your fleet to a single brand.

Kenwood NX-1200 and NX-1300 Specifications

Protocols for analog devices

Select from simple enclosures or direct & intuitive LCDs with standard keypads.

Display: 8-digit LCD variants with high-contrast, white backlit LCDs.

On the top panel, there is a significant 7-color LED indicator.

LED with Selective Power-On

LED Selective Call Alert

Indication of Battery Level

Indication of several function statuses

RF output power of 5W on both VHF and UHF

Analog and digital zones coexist in this zone.

KENWOOD Audio Quality: TX/RX audio profile with adjustable gain

Audio Equalizer (Digital Processor): Flat, High, Low

On, High, Low, and Off for Auto Gain Control

Noise Reducer

Microphone configurations

Scan Functions Include Dual Priority, Single Priority, Single Zone, Multi, and Normal Scan.

Semi-VOX and PTT-triggered Semi-VOX, Voice-operated TX

Customizable Emergency Function Profile of Emergencies

Lone Worker Volume Control & Max/Min Volume Setting

Public Service Announcement

Check Front Panel Programming Mode / Remote Stun / Kill (for Keypad model)

MIL-STD-810 C/D/E/F/G IP54 and IP55 Intrinsically safe option Electronic Serial Number (ESN) (Available later)

What Comes in the Kenwood NX-1300 Box?

The following are the primary components contained in the box:

Faceplate for a Kenwood radio

Wrist strap

Antenna Battery


How to Unplug a Kenwood Two-Way Radio’s Battery

Some Kenwood two-way radios, such as the NX-1300, include a unique battery latch function that locks the battery in place. Lift the lock at the bottom of the battery to reveal a button, then remove the battery. Push the button to remove the battery from the radio. The video below shows how to remove the battery from the NX-1300 and how to replace it.

Kenwood Radio Maintenance Recommendations there are a few fundamental principles to follow. The following is explained in the video below:

Radio handling should be done correctly.

Keeping the accessory port from being damaged

How to Care for a Kenwood NX-1300

Tips for Increasing Battery Life