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Midland GXT1000VP4 vs GXT2000VP4

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A comparison chart between Midland GXT1000VP4 and GXT2000VP4 Two Way Radios

Note: This comparison by Wirelesspoi.com is a basic guide based on Midland published specifications and features at their official website. And by no means that this comparison is definitive. There might be other similarities and differences which are not covered here.

Midland Two Way Radios
Midland GXT1000VP4Midland GXT2000VP4
ModelsMidland GXT1000VP4
Midland GXT1000VP4
Midland GXT2000VP4
Midland GXT2000VP4
View the model availability and current price from AmazonMidland GXT1000VP4 36-Mile 50-Channel FRS/GMRS Two-Way RadioMidland GXT2000VP4 50-Channel GMRS with 36-Mile Range
Specifications & Features
BatteryUses 4 AA Batteries or Rechargeable Battery PackUses Li-Polymer Rechargeable Battery Pack
Battery IncludedRechargeable NiMH Battery Pack IncludedRechargeable Lithium Polymer Battery Pack Included
HD Dynamic Audio - Offers loud and clear digital soundNoYes
Direct CallYesNo
Caller ID (In Group Mode)YesNo
Output PowerNo Official Info.

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No Official Info.

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Privacy Codes142 Privacy Codes.

Gives you up to 3124 channel options to help you block other conversations

285 Privacy Codes.

Gives you up to 6270 channel options to help you block other conversations
Additional Information
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Improved LCD screen display that is larger
50 Channels (22 Standard, 28 Extra)YesYes
36 Mile RangeYesYes
JIS4 WaterproofYesYes
Whisper ModeYesYes
Silent OperationYesYes
NOAA Weather Alert w/ Weather ScanYesYes
Three Year Manufacturer WarrantyYesYes
10 Call AlertsYesYes
SOS SirenYesYes
Channel ScanYesYes
eVOX Hands-Free Operation (9 Levels)YesYes
Backlit LCD DisplayYesYes
Vibrate AlertYesYes
Keypad LockYesYes
HI /MED / LOW Power SettingsYesYes
Keystroke TonesYesYes
Roger Beep ToneYesYes
Mic and Headphone JacksYesYes
Drop-In Charger CapableYesYes
Battery Life ExtenderYesYes
Monitor FunctionYesYes
Dual Channel WatchYesYes
Auto SquelchYesYes
Official Specs and Features
Learn more from the manufacturer site.Read more about Midland GXT1000VP4 at midlandusa.comRead more about Midland GXT2000VP4 at midlandusa.com
Amazon Customer Reviews
Read all the reviews inclusive of the most helpful favorable review and the most helpful critical reviewClick here to read the reviews on Midland GXT1000VP4Click here to read the reviews on Midland GXT2000VP4
Where To Buy
View the model availability and current price from AmazonClick on this link Midland GXT1000VP4 36-Mile 50-Channel FRS/GMRS Two-Way RadioClick on this link Midland GXT2000VP4 50-Channel GMRS with 36-Mile Range

Introduction

Midland Radio Corporation, a Missouri-based manufacturer of communication devices, remains a persistent manufacturer that has been providing two-way radios, among other communication devices, for more than 50 years. T

Midland GXT1000VP4

Two-way radios are no longer new devices, but the features provided by the Midland GXT1000VP4 should be more-than-enough to facilitate a reliable two way communication.

With everything that it brings, the device promises convenient and simple way to keep in touch with friends or families during outdoor activities.

It is powered by either NiMH rechargeable battery or 4 AA Alkaline batteries.A package of GXT1000VP4 includes a pair of radios, belt clips, a pair of headsets, battery packs, desktop charger, AC adapter, DC adapter, and manual.

Each radio provides 22 channels and additional 28 channels for better privacy. It even has 285 privacy codes, allowing you to choose from a total of 6270 channels to help you prevent interferences from other radios.

In an open area, two radios can communicate to each other even from 36 miles away. There is also channel scan feature to check for any activity on two different channels (the currently in use one and any user-selectable channel).

The GX1000VP4 is a resistant to water splashes from any direction (JIS4 rating). For hands-free operation, this device offers a VOX mode with 9 levels of sensitivity to transmit your voice even when you cannot touch the radio.

More features are briefly outlined below:

– Weather update that scans any available and active weather channel in your current area. An automatic NOAA alert for weather hazard is also provided and constantly available.

– An easily accessible SOS button at the front side of each radio. Pressing this button sends a distressing signal during an emergency situation.

– Direct Call feature allows you to communicate with one member of your group without alerting others.

– Keypad-lock makes sure you do not accidentally change any setting due to unintentional button pressing.

– Silent operation that turns off all tones, but you still get vibration alert for incoming messages.

– Three different power settings to allow you determine transmit power level; high, medium, and low options are provided.

– Auto squelch feature that minimizes interferences from background noises for clearer communication.

– Whisper function that increases microphone sensitivity so the radio transmits high volume sounds even when you are whispering.

Midland GXT2000VP4

An upgrade of the aforementioned device is the Midland GXT2000VP4. The upgraded version brings a few more extra features namely :-

  • It Uses Li-Polymer Rechargeable Battery Pack
  • HD Dynamic Audio that offers loud and clear digital sound
  • Improved LCD screen display that is larger

The upgraded version uses Lithium Polymer instead of NiMH, so power management is expected to be better; this type of battery charges more quickly and it retains power more efficiently as well.

Midland also dropped the features of Direct Call and Caller ID (In Group Mode)for GXT2000VP4 which is available in GXT1000VP4. It was reported also that the output power for both GXT2000VP4 and GXT1000VP4 is difference.

Apart from those differences, GXT2000VP4 and GXT1000VP4 are nearly identical.

Disclaimer:
Disclaimer: Information provided is believed correct and true to the best of our ability based on the manufacturer published information. However, Wirelesspoi is not responsible for typographical errors or incorrect data. Please visit the official manufacturer product page for more details on the specifications and features
Note: This writer neither own this product nor have the personal experience in handling it. However this article is produced based on manufacturer published facts and other relevant sources (if applicable).

Resources:
Midland USA and buytwowayradios.com

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