Harris Corporation Introduces First and Only Multiband C1D1 Portable Radio

October 24, 2017


  • XL-200Pi is the first and only intrinsically-safe multiband portable radio in the market
  • XL-185Pi is an intrinsically-safe configuration of the new single-band XL-185P
  • A safe and ruggedized communications solution for users working in hazardous environments

Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS) today launched the XL-200Pi, the first and only intrinsically-safe multiband portable radio in the market, and the XL-185Pi, an intrinsically-safe configuration of the new single-band Harris XL-185P radio.

Designed for users such as firefighters, utilities hazmat responders, miners and oil and gas workers who work in hazardous environments, the XL-200Pi and the XL-185Pi are Class 1, Division 1 (C1D1)-certified by Underwriter Laboratories (UL) for intrinsic safety.

“The Harris XL-185Pi and XL-200Pi enable users to safely maintain communications in hazardous and potentially explosive environments,” said Yoram Benit, vice president, product management, Harris Public Safety and Professional Communications. “This is crucial for them to do their jobs safely.”

These rugged and intrinsically safe portables are also designed to protect against water and dust penetration. Compact and ergonomic, the radios naturally fit into users’ hands, with controls shaped for fast, easy gloved hand operation. These intrinsically-safe XL-185Pi and XL-200Pi have the latest noise cancellation technologies, providing clear communications through a wide range of conditions, and  support multiple encryption methods.

Harris will showcase the XL-200Pi and XL-185Pi, the new Harris XL-185P single band portable, and other converged LTE land mobile radio solutions including the Harris BeOn® mobile application, in booth #2201 at the International Association of Chiefs of Police conference October 22-24 in the Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA.

About Harris Corporation
Harris Public Safety and Professional Communications is a leading supplier of communications systems and equipment for public safety, federal, utility, commercial and transportation markets. The business has more than 80 years of experience in public safety and professional communications, and supports more than 500 systems around the world.

Harris Corporation is a leading technology innovator, solving customers’ toughest mission-critical challenges by providing solutions that connect, inform and protect. Harris supports government and commercial customers in more than 100 countries and has approximately $6 billion in annual revenue. The company is organized into three business segments: Communication Systems, Electronic Systems and Space and Intelligence Systems. Learn more at harris.com.

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