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Uniden MHS550 Radio Owner’s Manual
hand, lift the cover to reveal the contacts in the
chamber. Note the polarity markings.
Position the alkaline batteries according to the and
terminals and snap each into place.
Close the cover as shown.
Using alkaline batteries let you continue to use the radio
until you have an opportunity to fully recharge your primary
Lithium Ion Battery pack. Be sure to dispose of the alkaline
batteries properly according to their package information.
Warning - although the design of the case prevents
accidental charging of installed alkaline batteries, for safety,
never attempt to recharge alkaline batteries by defeating the
case design or recharging outside of the case.
Battery Life and Indication
The operational power level of the Lithium-Ion battery pack
or the alkaline battery pack is common to use by each
band. It is important to recognize when the Lithium-Ion pack
needs recharging or when you must replace all the alkaline
On each band LCD screen you see one of the following
battery power level icons displayed.
If a level 0 condition occurs, the battery icon ashes, a
‘battery low’ tone sounds repeatedly each second, and
BATTERY LOW appears on the message line.
To cancel this warning, press any key. The ashing icon
continues until you turn off the radio. The message and tone,