29 sept. 2020
When choosing a walkie-talkie, one of the decisive criteria of choice for professionals in construction, forestry, mining and petroleum or for outdoor activities is the waterproofness of the two-way radio. Outdoor use, exposure to shocks, it is in these situations with which they are confronted that the walkie-talkies can be subjected to projections of dust and sand, or to humidity or water.
In addition to making the appropriate choice on the length of range, the autonomy of the walkie-talkie or the frequencies of your device, you must know how to choose the resistance and impermeability of your two-way radio so as not to be disturbed by severe weather.
Here, in this article, some elements to guide you in your choice of waterproof two-way radio.
The degree of protection (IP) is an international standard that qualifies the resistance of a walkie-talkie to water or other liquid, dust, sand, etc. The first number corresponds to the level of protection of the device against solids (dust, sand, earth, etc.). The second number indicates the waterproof level of a walkie-talkie against liquids.
More specifically, here is the protection index scale for impact resistance, corresponding to the first number of the IP standard:
Here is the IP protection rating against humidity and water:
More specifically, let's take the example of an IP68 certified walkie-talkie. This two-way radio will be dust-proof as well as prolonged immersion in water (sea, swimming pool, river), for an optimal outdoor use.
The walkie-talkie is used to exchange messages instantly by voice. It is therefore very useful for professional and occasional outdoor uses, where having a reliable communication system that is resistant to shocks and bad weather is essential.
Here are some examples of the use of waterproof two-way radios:
In these situations, it is therefore advisable to opt for waterproof walkie-talkies, able to withstand water splashes, or even immersion.
As a communication tool, it allows you to secure your outdoor activities. The walkie-talkie is also an essential means of communication for companies from a wide variety of sectors. The use of a water and shock resistant walkie-talkie is necessary in the following cases:
The important thing to remember when considering renting a walkie-talkie is to choose a walkie-talkie that meets your waterproof and robustness needs. Having waterproof two-way radios is crucial for your effective team communication.
Whether for professional or occasional use, Accès Communication will provide you with good advice to help you get the best waterproof two-way radios you need. Our team of professionals is committed to informing our customers about the right type of Motorola waterproof two-way radio for them at a good value.