Motorola Battery & Accessory Date Codes

Wondering if your Motorola Battery is still under warranty? Use the Motorola Battery & Accessory Date Code guide below


OEM Quality for a Fraction of the Cost


Waveband Communications guarantees the lowest price on any comparable quality Motorola radio accessories. Prior to purchase, send us an official quote for products of similar or higher quality from any Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) and Waveband Communications will match the quoted price. No hassle price matching process!

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Featured Motorola APX Radio Accessories 


Motorola BDN6728A Earpiece


Motorola BDN6728A Earpiece

Listen-only earpiece provides quality and comfort during private communications. Comparable to Motorola RLN5313_XL. 


Remote Speaker Microphone


Remote Speaker Microphone

Professional grade. Often used as a public safety microphone for Motorola APX. Comparable to Motorola PMMN4069. 



6-bank Battery Charger


6-bank Battery Charger

Tri-chemistry charger, capable of charging NiCd, NiMH, Li-Ion, and LiPo chemistry batteries. Comparable to Motorola NNTN8185.


3000mAh Smart Battery


3000mAh Smart Battery

Maximize the performance of your Motorola APX series radio with this smart battery. Comparable to Motorola PMNN4486.


Motorola APX 6000 Leather Case


Motorola APX 6000 Leather Case

Heavy duty leather case for Motorola APX 6000 series radios. Comparable to Motorola PMLN5327.

Choose from 1000+ GSA-Approved Communications Products

GSA-Approved Communications Products

Choose from 1000+ GSA-Approved Communications Products

Waveband Communications offers a wide variety of GSA-approved critical communications products. It's easy to do business with us, so why shop anywhere else? When reliability counts, choose Waveband Communications. Contract #GS35F228BA



Featured Relm Radio Accessories

Relm KNG-P150 Two-wire Surveillance Kit

Relm KNG-P150 Two-wire Surveillance Kit  

Professional grade two-wire surveillance kit for Relm KNG-150P Radio. Meets OSHA regulations.



Relm KNG P-150 Radio Battery

Relm KNG P-150 Radio Battery

Aftermarket, rechargeable battery used by the U.S. Military, as well as Police and Fire.



Relm KNG Radio Battery Charger

Relm KNG Radio Battery Charger

Highly durable battery charger with interchangeable adapter pods to charge a variety of battery models.



Relm KNG-P150 Battery Belt Clip

Relm KNG-P150 Battery Belt Clip

Our battery belt clip meets stringent quality standards and is designed to provide years of reliable service.



GSA SmartPay Card

Use Your GSA SmartPay Card

Purchasing radio accessories is easier than ever before with your GSA SmartPay Card. Place an order for all your radio accessory needs with Waveband Communications—no extensive process or hoops to jump through (valid on purchases up to $10,000).

Radio Battery Non-Rechargeable

Primary Non-Rechargeable Batteries

Primary Batteries

Always be ready!

˜ Natural Disasters        ˜ Power Outages            ˜ Remote Operations  

Primary batteries (non-rechargeable) fill a critical need for many situations when reliable power is needed quickly or charging is not practical. Include primary batteries by Waveband Communications in your readiness plan.

Our primary batteries are constructed with high energy lithium cells and enclosed in an impact resistant case to ensure you stay on the air. Advantages of primary batteries from Waveband Communications are:

ü  Grab and go convenience

ü  Up to 10-year shelf life

ü  Lithium cells deliver dependable, superior performance compared to alkaline.

ü  Purple case is easily distinguishable from other battery types

Primary batteries are expensive for everyday use. However, they can be priceless in many situations. In addition to a readiness supply at HQ, consider keeping our primary batteries in vehicles to support extended operations.

Primary (non-rechargeable) batteries are available for the following radio families:

Questions about primary batteries? Contact our experts today.

Waveband Communications is at the forefront of battery technology for high stakes two-way radio communications.

Phone: 800-806-1076


Kenwood Flier

Waveband Communications is now stocking Elite Series Radio Accessories for Kenwood Radios


The Elite Series Accessories are designed for the high demands required by our countries public safety organizations


All orders can be shipped within 24 hours



  • Features:
  • 3.5mm Accessory Jack
  • Functioning Emergency Button
  • Hirose Connector
  • Waterproof IP54 Rating
  • 41 Currently in stock

*Works with the K2-ADP-M7 Adapter*



  • Allows ARC Hirose series speaker mics with 6 pin adapters to connect to Kenwood Radios
  •  Compatible with: NX-410, NX-411, NX5-5200, NX-5300, NX-4000, NX-5410, NX-5410d, NX-5220, NX-5320, TK-5210G, TK-5310G, NX-210, NX-220, and NX-300 Radios
  •  51 Currently in Stock


  • This Two Wire Surveillance Kit is compatible with our K2-ADP-M7 adapter
  •  Allows for ease of use when removing the radio from a duty belt
  •  Quick Disconnect Hirose Adapter
  •  Kevlar Reinforced Cable
  •  Premium Microphone and Medical Grade Acoustic Tube
  •  103 Currently in Stock


  • 3.5mm Receive Only Earpiece
  •  Right angle plug with 10’ coiled cord
  •  For use with earphone jacks on all shoulder/ lapel mics
  •  612 Currently in Stock

W- Scorpion

  • Receive only lightweight flexible earpiece
  •  For use with a 3.5mm audio jack
  •  442 Currently in Stock

Flexible Open Ear Inserts

  • Available in both Left and Right Large, Medium, and Small
  •  Over 1,000 Currently in Stock




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Battery Chemistry Comparisons

The differences are apparent!

Waveband Communications designs and manufactures various chemistry batteries for all major two-way portable radios. This includes, but is not limited to Motorola, Kenwood, Harris, ICOM, and Relm. We are going to discuss the differences between each chemistry so you are able to select the right battery for your communication needs.


Nickel Cadmium (Ni-Cd) is the best battery for performing in extreme hot and cold temperatures. It also has a great shelf life. What this means is that when you do not use the battery for a significant amount of time, it still performs at a high level. Find the advantages and disadvantages of Nickel Cadmium here:


  •          Available in various sizes and performance options.
  •          Very forgiving if abused.
  •          High number of charge and discharge cycles. If properly maintained, it provides over 1,000 charge and discharge cycles.


  •          Relatively low energy density compared to newer systems
  •          Environmentally unfriendly, contains toxic metals. Limited in some countries.
  •          Has relatively high self-discharge meaning it needs to be recharged after stored.

A Nickel Metal Hydride (Ni-MH) battery is the next step up from nickel cadmium considering it has 30% to 40% more capacity than Ni-Cd.  See the advantages and disadvantages of Nickel Metal-Hydride below for more information:


  •          Simple storage and transportation.
  •          Environmentally friendly, only contains mild toxins (profitable for recycling).


  •          Approximately 20% more expensive than Ni-Cd because Nickel Metal-Hydride batteries are designed for high current draw, which are more expensive than the regular version.
  •          Limited service life. If repeatedly deep cycled, performance deteriorates after 200-300 cycles. Shallow discharge cycles are preferred for batteries.
  •          High maintenance – batteries require a full discharge to prevent crystalline formation.

Now, the Lithium-ion batteries are lighter and provide higher capacity for longer run times. To learn more about this battery, please find the advantages and disadvantages below for your convenience:


  •          High energy density with the potential for higher capacities.
  •          Relatively low self-discharge. The self-discharge is less than half of Ni-Cd and Ni-MH.
  •          Low Maintenance. There is no periodic discharge needed due to no memory effect.


  •          Requires circuit protection. Circuit protection limits the voltage and current. The battery is safe if it is not irritated.
  •          Subject to aging, even if not in use. It is suggested to store the Li-Ion battery in a cool place at 40% charge to reduce its aging effect.
  •          Expensive to manufacture. Greater than 40% in cost to manufacture compared to Ni-Cd.

Lithium-Ion Polymer (Li-Po) batteries acquire the highest capacity, but they do not have memory effect. For more details on this type of battery, please find the advantages and disadvantages here:


  •          Flexible form factor. Manufacturers are not bound by standard cell formats. With the high volume, any reasonable size can be produced economically.
  •          Light weight because it eliminates a metal shell. It is 20% lighter than the Li-Ion battery.
  •          Improved safety. More resistant to over charge, less chance for electrolyte leakage.


  •          Lower energy density and decreased cycle count versus the Lithium Ion battery.
  •          Expensive to manufacture once this battery becomes mass produced. The Li-Ion polymer battery has the potential for lower costs. It reduces control circuit offsets higher manufacturing costs.

Intrinsically safe battery packs are required for safety while using electronic or electrical equipment in the environment made by hazards from flammable gases or dust. Waveband Communications intrinsically safe battery packs for mobile communication equipment are designed to not allow the generation of heat or a spark to cause an explosion or ignite flammable atmospheres. The use of these battery packs from Waveband Communications is crucial for fire fighters as well as those who work in mines or oil refineries. Our battery packs help minimize liability and maximize safety for the personnel working in dangerous areas that have the potential existence of explosions and fires. Choice your FM approved IS battery at https://www.wvbandcoms.com/intrinsically-safe-battery-packs  Lithium Ion Polymer batteries are in the most use by law enforcement personnel. This is because the batteries last longer for their extensively long shifts.  Lithium based chemistry batteries are ideal for personnel that require extended battery life this includes, Casino Security, investigative task forces, and elite military forces.

Lithium Ion Polymer batteries have been popular for powering drones. They also power today’s cell phones. Lithium-Polymer batteries have had the ability to discharge quickly, delivering relatively high power for a short time period.  In addition to providing longer talk times Polymer batteries, have no memory effect, are lighter, and come with a 24 month warranty.

Waveband Communications has made investments to ensure the dependability and only use the best quality components for your batteries. We have the highest level of inventory to be able to deliver these products immediately to support out mission critical clientele.

Get your Lithium Ion Polymer battery pack today! Check us out: https://www.wvbandcoms.com/wv-7335-lip-high-capacity-lithium-polymer-battery-for-motorola-xts2500-series-radio 

Find all of our two way radio batteries at: https://www.wvbandcoms.com/batteries-19

Overstock Accessories at 50% off!



Single-Wire Earpiece for Motorola XPR 3500 Radios. Has a sturdy "C" swivel earloop with clear-audio speaker that rests on the ear.


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Professional Grade 1-wire surveillance kit with hirose quick release. In use by hundreds of Federal law enforcement professionals, casinos, security, and railroad personnel nationwide. This product is well proven in the field by heavy duty users.

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Motorola PMLN6536A 2-wire pellet-style earpiece kit for Motorola CP200 series radios. Motorola CP ear piece with clip microphone and PTT, ear bud and CP 200 connector.

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Motorola PMMN4071A Compatible Waterproof Remote Speaker Microphone for Motorola XPR 3300, 3500 Radios

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This aftermarket Relm, Bendix King KAA0101 battery is guaranteed to meet or exceed the specifications of the original Relm, Bendix King battery. Compatible Two Way Radio Models: Relm, Bendix King, Regency KNG-P150 Relm, Bendix King, Regency KNG-P400 Relm, Bendix King, Regency KNG-P500 Relm, Bendix King, Regency KNG-P800


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Professional Grade 2-wire surveillance kit for Relm KNG150P Radio. In use by hundreds of Federal law enforcement professionals, casinos, security, and railroad personnel nationwide. This product is well proven in the field by heavy duty users.

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WC-Dshape-R-KNG 2-wire lapel microphone with D-shape ear piece for "KNG 150P Radio"

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Waveband Battery Care

Waveband battery care and tips for Motorola, Harris, Kenwood two way radio batteries.

By following these suggested tips you can help protect your rechargeable batteries and enhance their performance and life span. Waveband brand rechargeable batteries are designed and precisely manufactured by Waveband Communications to ensure dependability for optimum two way radio performance.

1. Charge your new battery overnight before using it. This is referred to as initializing and allows you to obtain the highest battery capacity.

2. Store in well ventilated, cool, and dry locations. Batteries stored in these locations have a shelf life of up to 2 years depending on the battery chemistry.

3. Batteries that are placed in storage more than two months should be fully discharged and recharged.

4. Do not leave your fully charged radio in the charger when not charging. Overcharging will shorten battery life.

5. Only charge a battery when it needs it. If the radio battery is not fully discharged, do not recharge it. We recommending carrying a spare battery, or using our high capacity lithium polymer batteries when you require extensive talk times (up to 20 hours).

Many of our products are now available at extraordinarily discounted prices. As always, we are committed to providing the highest level of product quality and service.

Take advantage of this limited time offer to stock up on your communications equipment. Quantities are limited. Place your orders now!

Nick Hohman
Waveband Communications
Call: 800-806-1076 Ext. 101




Motorola APX 6000, APX 6000XE, APX 7000, APX 7000XE, APX 8000XE Two Way Radio Batteries.

Maximize the performance of your Motorola APX 6000, APX 7000 series radio with this smart battery. Waveband smart batteries are able to communicate with impress chargers automating the battery conditioning process providing unmatched dependability, and extending your battery life.

Old price:$119
Price: $94.50

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Motorola XTS 3000, XTS 3500, XTS 3500, XTS 5000 Two Way Radio Batteries.

The WV-6037-LIP Battery is a high capacity replacement Lithium Polymer rechargeable battery pack for the OEM P/N NTN8610BR and NTN9862A. Our WV-6037-LIP battery packs are compatible with the Motorola XTS3000 and XTS5000 portable radio models.

Old price:$119
Price: $89.10

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Harris P5100, P7100, P5200 Two Way Radio Batteries.

BKB191210/36 4100 Mah Lithium Polymer Battery WB#WVBKB191210- LIP. Our Two-Way Radio Batteries have been tested and approved for use by the U.S. Military, Police Forces, and Fire Departments nationwide.

Old price:$119
Price: $89.10

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Featured Products

5-Star Reviews

Motorola Receive-Only Earpiece

Price: $19.99 $18.70


Public Safety Microphone Harris Ma/Com

Price: $135.00 $79.94


Motorola Receive-Only Flexible Earpiece

Price: $19.99 $18.70





Allow us prove to you that Waveband offers comparable or better quality options at far better price points!


Waveband WV1-10282
Fits Any Brand Speaker mic
18 month warranty
Kevlar Cable
Cost Starting at $18.70
Motorola RLN4941
Only Motorola
1 year warranty




Receive Only Earpiece with 3.5mm right angle plug, high grade 10" coiled cord, low profile quick disconnect medical grade translucent coiled acoustical tube and two silicon ear buds.For use with earphone jacks on all shoulder/lapel mounted speaker microphones.

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Receive-only lightweight flexible earpiece for use with speaker microphone 3.5mm audio jacks. Full compatible to Motorola WADN4190.

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Fully equivalent to Motorola PMLN4620A over the ear listen only earpiece. D-Shape with 3.5mm right angle plug.

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Choose from our large variety of in stock receive only earpieces at www.wvbandcoms.com.

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