Radio Communication Made Simple

MOTOTRBO™ SL1M provides simple and reliable push-to-talk communication in a bold design for the mobile, everyday user who needs to stay connected. Whether you are working at an event or in a school environment, the SL1M fits easily in your pocket and keeps you instantly connected.

Measuring less than an inch thick with a stubbed antenna and curved edges, the SL1M is the ultimate travel companion. Designed to mimic the feel of a smart phone, the walkie talkie features a separate power button, top channel toggle switch, side volume control buttons, and prominent push-to-talk button to support one-hand radio operation. This slim and intuitive design makes the digital radio ideal for use in hospitality, retail, education, and light manufacturing industries.

Outfitted with the latest technology for optimum performance, the two-way radio features a shatterproof ActiveView LED display that works in combination with MOTOTRBO’s Voice Announcement functionality to clearly illuminate important radio information. An ultra-sensitive communications receiver and MicroUSB connectivity provide more efficient charge cycles and radio programming. Tested for battery life up to 14.6 hours* and IP54 rated for performance in water & dust, the SL1M provides reliable and simple communication when you need it.

Radios include:
ActiveView Display


Measuring less than an inch thick, the SL1M redefines portability. It can be carried easily in a pocket or purse without catching or bulging.Simple Operation
The SL1M features a separate power button, top channel toggle switch, side volume control buttons, and prominent push-to-talk button to support one-hand radio operation.

Dual Capacity Direct Mode
Utilize the power of the 2-slot TDMA DMR standard to double the capacity of your 12.5 kHz channel—without the need for a repeater.

IP54 Rated
Rugged and reliable, the SL1M is splashproof and dustproof for use in harsh environments.

Range Max Receiver
An advanced radio design and patented antenna which delivers enhanced range while maintaining a slim profile and long battery life.

Comprehensive accessory portfolio
Innovative carry options, earpieces and charging stations allow you to get maximum efficiency from your SL1M.

Active View Display
Shatterproof Active View display uses hidden LED lighting to communicate channel, radio, and volume information crisply in both daytime and nighttime situations.Analog/Digital
Get all the benefits of digital, including better voice quality, better range and better battery life—but retain compatibility with your existing radio fleet. With analog and digital capability, you have the freedom to migrate to the latest technology at your own pace.

Transmit Interrupt Capability (Decode Only)
Radio could be interrupted to ensure critical communication could be delivered exactly when and where it’s needed.

Voice Announcement
Audible prompts confirm operations on your radio, allowing you to keep your eyes on the job.

MicroUSB Connectivity
Efficient charging and easy programming.

IP Site Connect
A digital solution that uses the internet to extend the voice and data capabilities of MOTOTRBO. Use it to link up to 15 sites for communication among geographically dispersed locations, to create wide area coverage or enhance coverage at a single site with physical barriers P Site Connect

Specification Sheet

pdfMOTOTRBO SL1M Data Sheet

MOTOTRBO™ SL1M Portable Radio

Performance Characteristics

Standard battery chemistry type
Lithium Ion

Repeater capable

1, 2, 3, Watt

Battery life (based on a 05 05 90 duty cycle)
Analog (hours) – 11.8 (VHF Display); 11.8 (UHF Display)Digital – 14 (VHF Digital);, 14 (UHF Display)

Frequency range
VHF – 136 – 174 MHz;
UHF – 403 – 470 MHz

3.7V (Nominal)

Frequency band

Physical Characteristics

Active View

Dimensions H x W x D (with standard battery)
4.95 X 2.17 x 0.87 in (125.7 X 55.0 X 22.0 mm)

Weight (with standard battery)
VHF: 5.96 oz (168.9 g), UHF: 5.84 oz (165.6 g)

Radio Features

Voice announcement

Group call

Programmable buttons


Number of channels

Channel spacing (kHz)
6.25, 12.5

One to one calling

Missed call alerts


System type
Conventional, TDMA

User Environment

Mil spec
810 C, 810 D, 810 E, 810 F, 810 G

IP Standards

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