Intrinsically safe models are SGS certified

VX820 Series meets the requirements of ANSI/UL913 5th Edition for use in Class I, II, III, Division 1; Groups C, D, E, F, G; Temp T3C hazardous locations. VX820 are also ATEX Certified.


Compact Size With Robust Capabilities

The smallest radio offered by Vertex Standard is unobtrusive and easy to wear all day and built with more enhanced features typically not found in other radios of this size. The VX-820 Series is Intrinsically Safe and certified to meet ATEX approval specifications for gas protection to use in explosive hazardous settings. Advanztec - P3688

Harsh Environments

Water, dust, temperature extremes, shock and vibration are no problem for these radios manufactured to rugged Military Standards specifications. The VX-820 Series also meets international waterproofing standard IP57 where water does not harm the radio when submersed to a depth of 1 metre for up to 30 minutes.

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When Safety Counts – Never Be Alone

When help is needed, the VX-820 Series has Emergency notification that will switch to a designated channel and send an emergency alert. The radios also include Remote Listen which turns the radio on remotely if needed to check out what is happening near the radio. Free HTML5 Template by

Motorola / Vertex Standard VX820 Series


Choose the Right VX-820 Portable Analog Radio to match your need:

VX-821 Portable Analog Radio:

  • Non-display portable radio
  • 16 channels/ 1 group
  • 3 custom-programmable keys

VX-824 Portable Analog Radio:

  • 12 character alphanumeric Display portable radio
  • 512 channels/ 32 groups
  • 7 custom-programmable keys

VX-829 Portable Analog Radio:

  • 12 character alphanumeric Display portable radio
  • 512 channels/ 32 groups
  • 9 custom-programmable keys
  • DTMF Speed Dial

Additional Features

  • Wide Band Coverage
  • Programmable channel selector
  • Direct Channel Recall
  • RX/TX Battery power save
  • Stun/kill/revive (5-tone)
  • Lone Worker
  • Auto-Range Transpond System (ARTS™)
  • Compander
  • Whisper
  • Minimum volume control
  • Scan options: Priority, Dual Watch, Follow-me, Follow-me Dual Watch, Talk Around
  • Programmable home channel function
  • Radio-to-radio cloning



Standard Packages Include:

  • FNB-V133LI-UNI - 1380 mAh Li-ion Battery
  • VAC-UNI - Universal Rapid Charger (Components: CD-58 & PA-55)
  • Antenna
  • I.S. Option: FNB-V113LIIS (Uses VAC-450 or VAC-6450 charger)

VX820 Series - Accessories

  • VX820 Series - Accessories
  • AC081U001-MOT ATEX VX-821-EG6A-1 A EU (CE) 400-470MHz, 16CH, no display
  • AC081N001-MOT ATEX VX-821-ED0A-1 C EU (CE) 134-174MHz, 16CH, no display
  • AC081U002-MOT ATEX VX-824-EG6A-1 A EU (CE) 400-470MHz, 512CH, limited keypad
  • AC081N002-MOT ATEX VX-824-ED0A-1 C EU (CE) 134-174MHz, 512CH, limited keypad
  • AC081N003-MOT ATEX VX-829-ED0A-1 C EU (CE) 134-174MHz, 512CH, full keypad
  • AC081U003-MOT ATEX VX-829-EG6A-1 A EU (CE) 400-470MHz, 512CH, full keypad
  • MH-50D7A Public Safety speaker mic w/toggle
  • MH-66A7A Submersible noise cancelling speaker mic
  • MH-66B7A Submersible speaker mic w/PF key & toggle
  • FNB-V100LIEX 1500 mAh Li-Ion battery
  • VAC-6921EX 6-Unit multi charger
  • CD-37EX Desktop charger
  • PA-42 AC Adapter for desktop charger
  • DCM-1 Mounting adapter for desktop charger
  • VCM-2 Vehicular charger kit
  • FVP-35 Rolling Code Encryption
  • FVP-36 Voice Inversion Encryption
  • DVS-5 Digital voice storage
  • VME-100 MDC-1200® / GE-STAR® ANI Encode
  • VMDE-200 MDC-1200® / GE-STAR® ANI Enc./Dec.