Waveband VK6Charger is compatible with the following radio batteries of Kenwood VP5000, VP6000, and VP8000.
Our Two-Way Radio Battery chargers have been tested and approved for use in critical applications by the U.S. Military, Police Forces and Fire Departments nationwide.
Rapid charging that limits radio communication down times. High capacity batteries typically are fully charged in 3-4 hours.
Indicator lights let you know when your battery is fully charged and will last the entire shift.
Mains Input Voltage: 10.8~30VDC
Charge Voltage: automatically 6~12V
Normal Charge Current: 650mA
Trickle Charge Current: 40mA
Continues Use: >24hrs
Ambient Operating Temperature: from -10℃ to +55℃
Ambient Relative Humidity: from 30% to 90%
Dimensions: 510 x 190 x 123mm
Weight (with power adapter): 2.5kg
Plug: a cigar plug with red LED
Standard: RoHS, CE, UL, FCC
Frequently Asked Questions:
What is included with a Waveband two-way radio charger?
Our chargers include an AC adapter, wall plug, comprehensive user manual, and interchangeable adapter plates. The interchangeable plates allow the charger to be used with different radio models for future use.
Are you able to charge the battery while it's attached to the two-way radio?
Yes, you can charge Waveband or OEM batteries while they are attached to the radio.
How long will it take to charge my two-way radio battery with a Waveband two-way radio charger?
Charge time depends on the capacity of the battery. Battery capacity is measured in Mil Amp Hours (Mah). The higher the Mah of the battery, the longer it will take to charge. Typically, Waveband chargers can fully charge your battery within 3-4 hours.
Will the charger work with OEM batteries?
Our chargers are designed to charge Waveband manufactured two-way radio batteries AND OEM (Original Equipment Manufactured) two-way radio batteries from major radio models including but not limited to Motorola, Kenwood, Harris, BK Technologies and more. Here is our charger guide for more information.
What is the warranty?
Our charger warranty policy is 12 months from the date of purchase. This warranty covers any manufacturing defects and workmanship.
How do I know when my battery is fully charged?
Our six bank and desktop two-way portable radio chargers are equipped with status LED lights which indicate the charge cycle. When a battery is placed on the charger a red LED status will illuminate, indicating a normal charge. When the battery reaches 80% capacity, the LED status will illuminate a flashing green. The LED status will indicate a solid green, meaning a fully charged battery.
How do I hardwire my Waveband In-vehicle two-way radio charger to my vehicle's battery?
You can instructions on how to hardwire your Waveband in-vehicle two-way radio charger at Waveband Car Charger Hardwire Instructions.
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Note: All OEM part references are for description purposes only.