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IC-M85E

IC-M85E
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Marine and PMR Hybrid for Professional Use

Compact and Lightweight

The IC-M85E is the most compact (W×H×D: 56 × 92 × 29 mm) and lightweight (weight: 246 g (with BP-290, FA-SC58V and MBB-3)) commercial grade marine and land mobile hybrid radio in the world*.

* As of November 2017, researched by Icom.

Covering 136–174 MHz PMR Frequency

In addition to VHF marine channels, the IC-M85E covers 136–174 MHz PMR channels. Up to 100 programmable channels are available for PMR use. Each channel is programmable with CTCSS and DTCS tone.

700 mW Powerful Audio

Despite its compact body, the IC-M85E delivers 700 mW of loud audio. Clear communications is vital in noisy environments.

Private Conversation

The radio has a built-in Voice Scrambler and provides private communication between stations (32-code, compatible with UT-112 voice scrambler unit).

Automated Emergency Alarm

The IC-M85E has three emergency related functions: the MOB Alarm, Man Down and Lone Worker functions. If one of these functions are activated, the radio automatically makes an emergency alarm.

Instant Operation with Multi-Function Button

Instant Operation with Multi-Function Button Channel group changing (marine ⇔ PMR) or the scrambler function ON/OFF can be assigned in the multi-function button on the top panel*. The Key lock function can be activated by holding the button.

* Ask your dealer for details.

IP67 and MIL-STD Rugged Construction

IP67 and MIL-STD Rugged Construction The IC-M85E is built durable to endure 1 m submersion for 30 minutes and dust-tight protection. The radio also passes MIL-STD-810 specifications.


And More

  • AquaQuake™ prevents audio degradation from a water-logged speaker
  • Internal VOX capability for hands-free operation
  • 14 hours of long battery life (TX: RX: Standby=5:5:90.)
  • 5 W output power
  • The self check function checks internal temperature, and connected battery voltage (over voltage detection)
  • Monitor function
  • Priority scan function
  • Dual/Tri-watch function for monitoring CH16 and/or call channel
  • Favorite channel function for quick access to often used channels

Supplied accessories

  • BP-290 battery pack
  • BC-227 rapid charger
  • BC-123S* AC adapter
  • FA-SC58V antenna
  • MBB-3 belt clip
  • Hand strap
* SE for Europe plug. SUK for UK plug. SV for Australia plug.