XiR M8660i / XiR M8668i


With this dynamic evolution of MOTOTRBO digital two-way radios, you’re better connected, safer and more productive. The XiR M8600i Series is designed for the skilled professional who refuses to compromise. With high performance integrated voice and data, and advanced features for efficient operation, these next-generation radios deliver complete connectivity to your organisation.

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The MOTOTRBO XiR M8600i Series is a family of DMR-standard digital radios that delivers operationscritical voice and data communications. Bluetooth® audio lets you talk without wires, integrated Wi-Fi enables remote software updates, and indoor and outdoor location-tracking capabilities give you total visibility of your resources. With support for trunking as well as legacy analogue technology, you can keep your organisation connected as it grows.


Safeguard your staff with responsive push-to-talk technology. The quick access buttons on XiR M8600i Series radios can summon help with one touch, using Transmit Interrupt to clear a channel when necessary. A range of safe driving accessories allow your workers to communicate hands-free, and Text-to-Speech technology helps your drivers keep their eyes on the road.


Text messaging and Work Order Ticketing simplify complex communications, and data capabilities support advanced applications. Featuring a high power audio amplifier, these radios deliver loud, clear speech, with background noise cancellation for better intelligibility. XiR M8600i Series radios are also ideal as a dispatch solution, with desktop microphones and a rugged, durable design for everyday use.

  • Integrated Wi-Fi
  • Over-the-air software updates
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • Indoor location tracking
  • Multi-constellation GNSS for increased location accuracy
General Specifications
Alphanumeric Model
Model NumberXiR M8668i / XiR M8660i*
BandVHF350UHF Band 1UHF Band 2500
Frequency136-174 MHz350-400 MHz403-470 MHz450-527 MHz806-825 MHz, 851-870 MHz
Low Power Output1-25 W/td>1-25 W
High Power Output25-45W1-40W25-40W1-40W10-35W
Channel Spacing12.5, 25 kHz
Channel Capacity1000
Dimensions (H x W x D)53 x 175 x 206 mm
Weight1.8 kg
Power Supply (Nominal)12 V
Weight, Radio + Standard Battery341 g
Max Current Drain, Standby0.8 A
Max Current Drain, Receive2 A
Power Supply (Nominal)7.5 V
Frequency Stability± 0.5 ppm
Max Current Drain, Transmit (Low Power)11 A11 A
Max Current Drain, Transmit (High Power)14.5 A14.5 A14.5 A14.5 A12 A
Transmitter Specifications
4FSK Digital Modulation12.5 kHz Data: 7K60F1D and 7K60FXD, 12.5 kHz Voice: 7K60F1E and 7K60FXE, Combination of 12.5 kHz Voice and Data: 7K60F1W
Digital ProtocolETSI TS 102 361-1, -2, -3
Conducted/Radiated Emissions (TIA603D)-36 dBm < 1GHz, -30 dBm > 1GHz
Adjacent Channel Power60 dB (12.5 kHz channel), 70 dB (25 kHz channel)
Frequency Stability± 0.5 ppm
Receiver Specifications
Analogue Sensitivity (12dB SINAD)0.3 uV (0.22 uV typical)
Digital Sensitivity (5% BER)0.25 uV (0.19 uV typical)
Intermodulation (TIA603D)VHF : 78dB UHF1, UHF2, 350, 800 : 75dB
Adjacent Channel Selectivity, (TIA603A)-1TVHF : 65 dB (12.5 kHz channel), 80 dB (25 kHz channel)
UHF1, UHF2, 350, 800 : 65 dB (12.5 kHz channel), 75 dB (25 kHz channel)
Adjacent Channel Selectivity, (TIA603D)-2T & (TIA603C)-2TVHF : 50 dB (12.5 kHz channel), 80 dB (25 kHz channel)
UHF1, UHF2, 350, 800 : 50 dB (12.5 kHz channel), 75 dB (25 kHz channel)
Spurious Rejection (TIA603D)VHF : 80 dB
UHF1, UHF2, 350, 800 : 75 dB
Audio Specifications
Digital Vocoder TypeAMBE+2™
Audio ResponseTIA603D
Rated Audio3 W (internal speaker)
7.5 W (external 8 ohm speaker)
13 W (external 4 ohm speaker)
Audio Distortion at Rated Audio3%
Hum and Noise-40 dB (12.5 kHz channel), -45 dB (25 kHz channel)
Conducted Spurious Emissions (TIA603D)-57 dBm
Bluetooth Specifications
RangeClass 2, 10 m
Supported ProfilesBluetooth Headset Profile (HSP), Serial Port Profile (SPP), Motorola fast push-to-talk.
Simultaneous Connections1 x audio accessory and 1 x data device
Permanent Discoverable ModeOptional
GNSS Specifications
Constellation SupportGPS, BEIDOU
Time To First Fix, Cold Start< 60 s
Time To First Fix, Hot Start< 10 s
Horizontal Accuracy< 5 m
Wi-Fi Specifications
Standards SupportedIEEE 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Security Protocol SupportedWPA, WPA-2, WEP
Maximum Number of SSIDs128 (64 for Numeric Models)
Hazloc Certification

UL-Approved to TIA-4950 for use in Hazardous Locations, Division 1, Class I, II, III, Groups C,D,E, F, G; Division 2, Class1, Groups A,B,C,D when properly equipped with Motorola UL-Approved battery.

² Typical battery life, 5/5/90 profile at maximum transmitter power with GNSS, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and Option Board applications disabled. Actual observed runtimes may vary
³Radio only. Specialised low-temperature battery required for operation below -10 °C. Specifications are subject to change without notice. All specifications shown are typical values.

Military Standards
Low Pressure500.1I500.2II500.3II500.4II500.5II
High Temp501.1I, II501.2I/A1, II/A1501.3I/A1, II/A1501.4I/Hot, II/Hot501.5I/A1, II/A1
Low Temp502.1I502.2I/C3, II/C1502.3I/C3, II/C1502.4I/C3, II/C1502.5I/C3, II/C1
Temp Shock503.1I503.2A1/C3503.3A1/C3503.4I503.5I-C
Solar Radiation505.1II505.2I/Hot-Dry505.3I/Hot-Dry505.4I/Hot-Dry505.5I/A1
Rain506.1I, II506.2I, II506.3I, II506.4I, III506.5I, III
Salt Fog509.1I509.2I509.3I509.4509.5
Dust510.1I, II510.2I, II510.3I, II510.4I, II510.5I, II
Vibration514.2VIII/CatF/ CurveW, XI514.3I/Cat10, II/ Cat3514.4I/Cat10, III/ Cat3514.5I/Cat24, II/ Cat5514.6I/Cat24, II/ Cat5
Shock516.2I, II516.3I, IV516.4I, IV516.5I, IV516.6I, V, VI

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