• THR9 Ex ATEX TETRA radio

    Ex-tremely safe

Intrinsically safe THR9 Ex

Special radio for special users

THR9 Ex is an ex-tremely safe ATEX TETRA radio for explosion-prone areas, such as

  • oil plants
  • airport fueling
  • gas pipelines
  • refineries.

The THR9 Ex is intrinsically safe and can be used in areas where sparks or overheating could endanger the user’s life.

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User safety and high performance

The THR9 Ex is the ATEX radio with a full feature set and specific functions:




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THR9 Ex is Ex-tremely safe

This video explains how the THR9 Ex meets the key requirements for ATEX TETRA radios.

And as a bonus, the users of THR9 Ex can safely connect and disconnect accessories directly in the explosive area. This applies also changing the battery. The users do not have to leave the ATEX area for the accessories' sake. 


5 must-to-have in an ATEX radio

There are five main things you need when you use the TETRA radio in potentially explosive atmosphere: 

  1. Hear the communication clearly
  2. Always work safely with the radio
  3. Stay available throughout the mission
  4. Enjoy a highly usable radio
  5. Use accessories with the ATEX radio

The THR9 Ex meets all these needs. Do not accept anything less.

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You can swap the THR9 Ex battery in hazardous areas

Special situations require special equipment. And when professionals are working in hazardous areas, they need capabilities only available with the Airbus THR9 Ex radio. That’s because professionals in the oil and gas, petrochemicals and steel industries, workers on rigs and in airports and harbours, and, of course, firefighters need their radios always powered up, ready to meet any needs.

You can change the THR9 Ex’s battery and accessories in areas at risk from explosive gases.

The THR9 Ex radio from Airbus is the only ATEX radio with this capability. It’s a big advantage because without it you would have to waste time moving out of the explosive area whenever you wanted to connect an accessory or replace a flat battery.

Safely change the battery and accessories



The red battery features a new locking mechanism. Easy to use while wearing gloves, the locking mechanism ensures the battery will not accidentally become detached from the radio. It also means you can use the radio without a leather case or any other added protection. What could be easier or more convenient?

Personalize your THR9 Ex withTaqto®

Taqto is for smart radio management. With Taqto your radio can be a tailor-made unit specially for your needs.
  • Configure PTT and Duty key functions, like dual PTT
  • Choose you main menu list
  • Define your own fast menu
  • Make shortcuts with function keys
  • ...and many other features

The THR9 Ex digital radio can be programmed and tailored so that it fits the user’s needs exactly. For example, it is possible to configure the keys and the menu to fit the daily tasks. Read this article - Create your own menu.

It is possible to add custom-fit applications, thanks to the unique Java™ support.

Carry and tailor your radio

You can use the THR9 Ex as it is. Additional accessories may bring you more benefits.

You can safely connect and disconnect the THR9 Ex accessories, even battery directly in the explosive area. You don't have to leave the area for the accessories’ sake.

Choose your accessories —


Take a closer look at the accessories and carrying solutions developed for the THR9 Ex.

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