Motorola MOTOTRBO™ XPR 6550 Portable Two-Way Radio

This product may no longer be manufactured or available for sale.

The XPR 6000 is a digital workhorse with proven performance for demanding users. Featuring superior audio with optional Bluetooth, integrated GPS, text messaging and expert applications customized to your business, the XPR 6000 is a radio you can trust to keep your work teams connected. 

For a more fully featured version of this radio, please see the XPR 7000 Series Portable Two-way Radio.

XPR 6000 Series Radios include:
XPR 6100 Non-Display Radio
XPR 6350 Non-Display Radio
XPR 6380 Non-Display Radio
XPR 6550 Display Radio
XPR 6580 Display Radio

The XPR 6550 has replaced the discontinued XPR 6500.
The XPR 6350 has replaced the discontinued XPR 6300.

  • Due to the FCC Narrowbanding mandate in the United States, product specifications and brochures for Motorola Solutions two-way radio products may indicate 25 kHz/12.5 kHz analog/digital operation which may not be the standard mode of operation at the time
  • Basic or Enhanced Privacy
    Built-in scrambling for increased security
  • Bright Sensors
    Tricolor LED indicator shows feedback of calling, scanning or monitoring features
  • Capacity Plus
    A scalable, single-site trunking solution that enables over a thousand radio users to share business-critical voice and data communication on the same system.
  • Certified Intrinsically Safe
    Certified as intrinsically safe by FM and CSA Approvals when purchased and equipped with a FM battery for use in hazardous environments
  • Connect Plus
    With extended coverage and expanded voice and data capability, this multi-site digital trunking solution enables you to accommodate the high volume, wide area communication that's required to keep your mobile work teams connected.
  • Contacts List
    Holds up to 1000 contacts
  • Customized Applications
    Features the industry's largest third party application developer program for customized applications such as work order tickets, system management, email gateways, man-down, location tracking, telephony, dispatch and much more
  • Digital Telephone Interconnect
    Communicate between radios and landline or mobile phones
  • Display
    Flexible, menu-driven interface uses icons or text and large and easy-to-use navigation buttons, to ease message reading and menu navigation
  • Emergency Button
    Alerts supervisor or dispatcher during an emergency situation
  • Emergency Signaling
    Sends a help signal to a predefined person or group
  • Integrated GPS
    Track vehicles and assets without additional equipment to purchase, install or maintain
  • IP Site Connect
    Extend communication between multiple locations, create continuous wide area coverage or enhance single site coverage.
  • Rugged Design
    Tightly sealed against wind and dust, and submersible in up to one meter of water for 30 minutes
  • Text Messaging
    Use text messaging when discretion is required or routine communication needs to be delivered without interrupting workers or guests
  • Transmit Interrupt
    Enables intervention during conversations to deliver critical communication exactly when and where it's needed
Performance Characteristics

Alkaline battery capable

Estimated battery life1
13 hours in digital mode. 9 hours in analog mode.

Frequency band

Frequency range
VHF: 136-174 MHz. UHF: 403-470 MHz

Repeater capable

Standard battery chemistry type
Lithium Ion

Physical Characteristics

Available option board

Dimensions H x W x D (with standard battery)
5.12 x 2.50 x 1.39 in. (131.5 x 63.5 x 35.2 mm) H x W x D


Emergency button


Weight (with standard battery)
12.7 oz. (360 g) (with LiIon non-FM battery), 13 oz (370 g) (with LiIon FM battery), 15.2 oz (430 g) (with NiMH battery)

Radio Features

Channel spacing
6.25, 12.5

CPS (Customer Programming Software)

GPS operation

Integrated voice and data

Number of channels

Programmable buttons

Scan types
Dual priority

Enhanced Call Management. Encode/Decode: call alert emergency, remote monitor, push-to-talk ID, radio check, all call, radio disable


Text messaging capable


Digital technology

System type

User Environment

Intrinsically safe

IP Standards

Mil spec
810 E

Noise reduction software



Standard package
Display Portable Radio, Standard Whip with GPS Antenna, IMPRES™ Li-ion 1500 mAh Submersible Battery, IMPRES™ Single Unit Charger, 2.5" Belt Clip, User Guide and Two-year Standard Warranty plus One-year Repair Service Advantage (US only)/Extended Warranty

Standard warranty
2 years

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