The ACU-M™ provides the functionality and reliability of the proven ACU® technology in a compact design. Weighing less than 3 pounds, the ACU-M can be deployed anywhere and its affordable price makes it ideal for any agency. Competent interoperability is a key component of incident preparedness and situation management. When you’re in the field during a crisis, what you care about most are speed, simplicity, and reliability.

The answer is our ACU-M. A compact, easily portable and quickly deployable interoperability gateway, the ACU-M is feature-rich, simple to use and can be networked and managed remotely. Its intuitive interface enables sure operation and provides field diagnostics and programming capabilities.

Proven ACU Technology in a Smaller Package

The ACU-M incorporates the features of our proven ACU technology in a smaller package ideal for mission critical deployment. With its comprehensive suite of DSP functions, the ACU-M offers significantly higher functionality than any of its competitive counterparts at a price that fits any budget. The devices interfaced to the ACU-M can be interconnected in any combination – from three independent nets, to a single net with all users connected together. The ACU-M offers maximum portability, helping to quickly establish command and control in various field applications. Small enough to be easily transported, robust enough to compliment any communications suite, the ACU-M is the new standard for mission critical interoperability.

Solutions Integrated

Interconnects 4 audio devices; 2 VoIP/RoIP channels; and local operator.

Can interconnect radios in any band including HF, VHF, UHF, P25, and 800Mhz. Cross-connections between devices are controlled by top panel pushbuttons or ACU Controller software, included on CD and downloadable from website; not required for local operation.

Water-resistant top panel with integrated pushbuttons and displays provides full local control and configuration capability. LEDs provide connection status and diagnostics for each port.

Compatible with existing ACU cables. External audio connectors for a variety of handset and headset support.

Networked ACU-M and Transportable Case Bundle

The ACU-M Network Option provides a pair of RoIP channels that allow remote radios to be interfaced to the unit via RoIP devices like the NXU-2B or allow the ACU-M to be included in a WAIS (Wide Area Interoperability System). A WAIS can include any number of operators and communications end points (radios, phones, etc.) interfaced via ACU-Ms and other ACU devices, all networked together.

The RoIP channels can be purchased upfront or electronically upgraded later. The RoIP channels are accessed via the ACU-M Ethernet port. This port is active whether or not the Network Option’s RoIP channels have been activated, and is always available for monitor and control via the ACU Controller software provided with each ACU-M.

Another very convenient option is available that bundles the ACU-M with four radio interface cables and the RoIP network option, all installed in a rugged foam lined carrying case with a rechargeable battery. This option maximizes ACU-M functionality and ease-of-use while minimizing set up time, a crucial element when responding to disasters or other incidents that require interoperable communications.

Size and Weight
3.1” H x 11” W x 8” D (6.3 x 25.4 x 20.3cm); less than 3 lbs.
Audio Vocoders
GSM (13 Kbps), PCM G.711μ (64 Kbps)
Input Power
+9 to +15VDC @ 1A Average nominal
Input: Balanced and Unbalanced Hi-Z, Output: Unbalanced 600Ω

Technical Support

JPS offers 24/7 technical support via email and phone. For more information, visit our Support Page or visit our interactive Help Center.

FCC Certification

The ACU-M is FCC Part 15 Certified to prevent unintended electromagnetic interference.


All JPS products are covered by a standard 18 month warranty.  For more detailed information, review our Warranty Terms.

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