Pair Bluetooth Speaker Microphone to Portable Radio

Here’s how to connect your Bluetooth speaker microphone to a Bluetooth adapter on your Motorola radio or equivalent.

What is required:

  • Bluetooth Speaker Microphone (WV-BTH-900)
  • Bluetooth Adapter
  • Your Portable Radio

Pair Bluetooth Speaker Microphone to Bluetooth Adapter

1. Before you begin, make sure your portable two-way radio is powered off.

2. Attach the Bluetooth adapter to the side of your radio. Fasten the screw by turning it clockwise.
Bluetooth Adapter on Side of Radio with Knob Highlighted to Turn Clockwise

3. Turn on your speaker microphone by turning the VOL knob clockwise. After a few seconds, you should hear a chime indicating the speaker microphone is powered on. The LED will blink blue once every 2 seconds.
Turn VOL Knob to the right
4. Press and hold the orange pairing button for 6 seconds. You will hear another tone and the LED will alternate flash blue and red. This means it’s now in pairing mode.
Press Orange Button Down for 6 Seconds

5. On your radio, press and hold the pairing button on the adapter and turn on your radio simultaneously. Continue holding the pairing button for five seconds after the radio has been turned on. The light should now be flashing blue twice per second. The adapter is now in pairing mode.
Radio Image Showing Pairing Button and Power Button
6. Do not touch the pairing button until it turns to one continuous LED light for 3 seconds and the speaker microphone flashes blue every 2 seconds.

7. After a few seconds, you should hear a tone on your speaker microphone. Both devices are connected and ready to use. The devices should now automatically pair when both are turned on.

Note: The BTH-500 can only be paired to one radio. When you pair it to a new radio the old one will be erased.

Pair Bluetooth Speaker Microphone to a Bluetooth Enabled Two-Way Radio

1. Turn on the Bluetooth speaker microphone by turning the VOL knob clockwise until you hear a click and a chime.

2.Press and hold the orange pairing button for 6 seconds. Your speaker microphone will be alternating flashing red and blue.

3. On your two-way radio, turn on Bluetooth. This setup is different on all devices. Refer to your manual or online for instructions.

4. You should then hear the speaker microphone make a tone. If using on Kenwood portables, press the orange pairing button once.

5. Your devices are now successfully paired.

LED Status Meaning: Bluetooth Adapter

Status

LED Flashing Pattern

Power off

No LED

Power on

Flashing once per second.

Bluetooth headset pairing mode

Flashing twice per second

Bluetooth PTT pairing mode

Flashing three times per second

Paired successfully

One continuous LED light for 3 seconds

Standby

One flash per 3 seconds

 

LED Status Meaning: PTT Speaker Microphone

Status

LED Flashing Pattern

Power off

No LED

Power on

Blue and Red flashing LED for 1 second

Unpaired or Lost Link

Blue LED on for 2 seconds, off for 1 second, repeat.

Pairing mode

Red and blue flashes alternately

Device is connected

Blue LED blinks every 1 second

Battery charging

Red LED on

Battery full

Red LED off

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