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IP Ratings Explained

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  • IP54 -rated for partial protection against dust and water splashes for a minimum of 10 minutes with an oscillating spray. See our RDR2500 radio.
  • IP65 -rated as "dust tight" and protected against water projected from a nozzle or rain. See our RDR2380 radio series
  • IP67 - rated as "dust tight" and protected against immersion for 30 minutes at depths 150mm - 1000mm. See our RDR4380 radio series,
  • The IP Code consists of two letters (IP) and two numbers. IP ratings indicate specific levels of sealing effectiveness from dirt, dust, and moisture, and were developed to create a definable standard beyond vague words as “waterproof”.

    For example, the first number indicates how much protection the enclosed electronic equipment has from foreign bodies as dust, dirt, and debris; the second number indicates how much protection the radio’s enclosed electronic parts have from various forms of moisture as drips, sprays, and full submersion.

    Discount Two-Way Radio offers many different IP rated radios, but our most popular IP rated radios have an IP54 rating, a IP65 rating, and a IP67 rating. But what exactly do these numbers mean? Below is a quick reference that explains these numbers in simple terms: