If you do not already have one, it is recommended you get a programming cable set for $15.
If you look at the reviews, you will quickly see this is by far the best dual band DMR mobile radio available.
Will Not Become Obsolete
This CS800D is currently having three products designed to work in conjunction with it. The first product will be a much larger remote display This larger display will have the following advantages:
(1) Easier to read for us older folks who cannot quite see the tiny displays of other brand radios.
(2) Have the ability to have much more information on the display to allow you to know the status of the radio and the communication channel you are in contact with.
This add on product is being designed in the United States and will be have open source code so you folks can make changes and enhancements that was never contemplated by the engineering staff at Connect Systems.
For competitive reasons we will not discuss the other two products at this time. All we can say is these products will add features to the radio that will put it in a class of its own.
Have you ever tried to get support for some of the other radios. If you know Mandarin Chinese and you have free international calling you will have no problems. If you want to speak to someone whose native and only language is English, you call Connect Systems during normal business hours. We also answer e-mails after hours and holidays. Here is what some of our customers say.
"Once emailed Connect Systems in the early morning hours east coast time. Knowing they were west coast and would not be open for hours I was surprised to get an email response from Jerry personally before they were even open." (From Facebook)
"I've always has good support from Connect Systems. Chris is amazing." (From Facebook)
Unconditional Money Back Guarantee
If you do not like the radio for any reason including the color or performance, return the radio in the original box with all the accessories given and we will refund your purchase price of the radio. We have been in business since 1982 and we know it is better to give the customer a refund for a perfectly good product than to argue with the unhappy customer.
If you have a problem with the radio we will repair or replace it within its one year warranty period. With other competitors you might have to send the radio back to China for any problem.
We try to keep this radio in stock. However because it is such a hot seller, we have not been able to do it. We expect to catch up with demand during the second quarter of 2018. If the radio is not in stock, please contact us by e-mail and we will put you in the queue for the next shipment
We think we have the lowest price for the radio. If you see it advertised elsewhere with a lower price call us at 818 889 0503 and see if we will match it.
Free Firmware Available
The manufacturer is constantly adding features and fixing problems as they occur. We maintain the latest firmware as well as the previous versions in case a previous version will work better for your needs than the latest versions.
This radio is unbelievably priced at $299. A great deal for a radio with its quality and features.
If this web store cannot take your order for any reason, please call us direct at 818 889 0503 during normal business hours.
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Very easy to program with software. Excellent audio that I would compare and say is equal to Motorola. Very well built and simple to operate.
Very very Nice radio
Great radio, price and features, may have to get another one.
I have been using an Hytera MD782 as my mobile but I wanted to have VHF and UHF. So I bought a CS800D, programmed the code plug and installed it. It works just fine and I now have VHF along with UHF, analog and DMR coverage. I separated the front panel and installed it on a LIDO cup-holder mount. I used heavy-duty double-sided tape for now. I ordered a back plate extension from LIDO which I believe will let me mount the CS800D control head properly. Connection to the radio is via a 14' narrow diameter CAT6 cable which works just fine. The radio is mounted in the rear of this Nissan Rogue SL. It's under the rear compartment area and adequately ventilated. I brought fused DC from the battery to the rear so that's not an issue. I could not place the radio under the driver's seat as that's where this is the seat's motor. Passenger side was also out of the question as this is where Nissan places the BOSE audio system amp.
Result: Excellent performance (like the Hytera MD782) but with the added VHF capability. I am a "happy camper".
This cable worked great. Just plug and play. No driver issues or port selection problem!
I am about a month into DMR radios. I did a lot of YouTube videos and on line reviews. I settled on the CS800D. I must say, this is a great radio. Very robust, great audio and easy to program. The front screen is small but very functional and easy to read.
Not sure if I will use this one as a home base unit, or mobile, either way I will be satisfied.
Great radio, I had additional questions,Jerry at CS got right back to me and was very knowledgeable. The website has everything you need to get you up and going. Highly recommend.
GREAT RADIO !LOADED WITH STUFF,EASY TO PROGRAM BECAUSE I HAD A FRIEND DO IT BECAUSE HE NEW HOW ALREADY. GREAT FOLKS TO DEAL WITH, THANKS A LOT CONNECT SYSTEMS,
This is my second purchase of the CS-800D radio. Now I have one in the car and one in the house. It's a great radio. I especially like the detachable control head and the really fine speaker audio even with the small speaker in the control head. The transmit audio reports are great. It is easy to use and the support from CSI is amazing. They actually answer the phone and you speak with a live experienced person. There are regular firmware and programming software updates. You can't go wrong with this radio.
Jeep Liberty, not had a chance to put it on the air as of yet. A work in progress.
Great radio. Would be easier if the latest software for programming was marked clearly on your site.
Radio works as designed. Easy to program. Audio sounds good.