New Baofeng DMR-6X2

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Re: New Baofeng DMR-6X2

Post by radiosification » 21 Jun 2018, 15:32

Looks like a clone of the Anytone AT-D868UV
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Re: New Baofeng DMR-6X2

Post by thelad » 21 Jun 2018, 20:28

Are Baofeng now trading as Btech?
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Re: New Baofeng DMR-6X2

Post by Freddie » 22 Jun 2018, 22:32

As far as I know, not really :?

BTech used to be called BaofengTech, and were one of the first american importers of the UV5R - they were an "exclusive distributor" for a while, but obviously the term has limited meaning in the days where anyone can buy straight from China on AliExpress etc. I think they also dabbled for a while with Anytone gear under the name AnytoneTech.

Nowadays, they're big enough that they get custom batches made, normally with improved firmware, bugfixes etc.

Baofeng are still a mysterious collective of Chinese factories that'll stick any logo you like on for the highest bidder ;)

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Re: New Baofeng DMR-6X2

Post by Farty » 23 Jun 2018, 08:00

I wonder that the price will be?
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Re: New Baofeng DMR-6X2

Post by thelad » 23 Jun 2018, 08:25

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Re: New Baofeng DMR-6X2

Post by GaryWilson » 23 Jun 2018, 18:12

That looks like the AnyTone AT-D868UV

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Re: New Baofeng DMR-6X2

Post by MrWeetabix » 24 Jun 2018, 01:06

BTECH DMR-6X2 Digital (DMR) & Analog Two-Way Radio (with GPS and Recording)
The BTECH DMR-6X2 is the most versatile dual-band DMR radio available. Designed for both amateur and commercial usage with its large, bright 1.77" color TFT display.The DMR-6X2 can store 4,000 Channels with 10,000 Talk Groups and 150,000 Contacts

The BTECH DMR-6X2 is the most versatile dual-band DMR radio available. Designed for both amateur and commercial usage with its large, bright 1.77" color TFT display. The DMR-6X2 can store 4,000 Channels with 10,000 Talk Groups and 150,000 Contacts

The DMR-6X2 is a true dual slot DMR radio compatible with DMR Tier I & 2

The DMR-6X2 went through extensive development, for over 2 years, before its public debut. As the first BTECH DMR radio, we took pride in testing and refining the user experience, all while developing features to accommodate all users to the best DMR experience possible. It was not worth rushing a radio if it couldn't be our best!

Even now development hasn't stopped; the DMR-6X2 is firmware upgradeable - and we would love to take your feedback to include into future firmware updates!

Features

  • DMR DIGITAL STORE & FORWARD REPEATER
  • ADJUSTABLE SCANNING FEATURES
  • FREE SOFTWARE
  • ANALOGUE MODE


There are so many ways to customize your DMR-6X2 with our free programming software! You can download and use our free programming software (Windows only) with the included programming cable to get the most from your radio.

Amateur users can easily create, import, and customize premade DMR channel and contact templates available online and sometimes available in your local amatuer club. You can also generate your own .csv list to easily import your favorite channels right into the software.

The DMR-6X2 software can open and use AT-D868UV codeplugs.

Additional Highlights

DMR-6X2 Additional Information
Dual Band VHF (136-174MHz) & UHF (400-480MHz)

The DMR-6X2 uses a loud 1 watt speaker; with adjustable volume options (customizeable in software) to set your preferences to accommodate both indoor and outdoor users.

The DMR-6X2 case is durable for the most extreme elements. The DMR-6X2 is rated IP54 for water and dust resistance.

The DMR-6X2 is firmware upgradeable with the free software and firmware update tools from BTECH.

DMR-6X2 Battery Life, Weights, and Dimensions
The DMR-6X2 can last for up to 35 hours on a single charge using the 3100mAh battery, and up to 18.5 hours on a single charge using the included 2100mAh battery.


The DMR-6X2 is: 5" tall (10.5" with included antenna), 2" wide, and 1.5" deep (2" with belt clip).
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Re: New Baofeng DMR-6X2

Post by radiosification » 24 Jun 2018, 09:54

Farty wrote:
23 Jun 2018, 08:00
I wonder that the price will be?
It's already available. $170
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Re: New Baofeng DMR-6X2

Post by kilimax » 24 Jun 2018, 10:25

radiosification wrote:
24 Jun 2018, 09:54
Farty wrote:
23 Jun 2018, 08:00
I wonder that the price will be?
It's already available. $170
Or £140 for the Anytone.
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Re: New Baofeng DMR-6X2

Post by radiosification » 24 Jun 2018, 16:28

kilimax wrote:
24 Jun 2018, 10:25
radiosification wrote:
24 Jun 2018, 09:54


It's already available. $170
Or £140 for the Anytone.
Correct, but the Anytone radio is not the same. The BTECH version has some additional features. And $170 converts to around £130 anyway.

The differences are well explained in this review: http://www.miklor.com/COM/Review_DMR6X2.php
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Re: New Baofeng DMR-6X2

Post by kilimax » 24 Jun 2018, 19:10

radiosification wrote:
24 Jun 2018, 16:28

Correct, but the Anytone radio is not the same. The BTECH version has some additional features. And $170 converts to around £130 anyway.

The differences are well explained in this review: http://www.miklor.com/COM/Review_DMR6X2.php
I wasn't aware of the differences. Thanks for the link. I'll take a look.
Of course the $170 is before import duty, VAT and shipping surely?
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Re: New Baofeng DMR-6X2

Post by Metradio » 24 Jun 2018, 20:27

kilimax wrote:
24 Jun 2018, 19:10
I wasn't aware of the differences. Thanks for the link. I'll take a look.
Of course the $170 is before import duty, VAT and shipping surely?
AFAIK radio equipment is not charged import duty, just the VAT and shipping.. Oh yes plus the carriers charge to pay the VAT for you..

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Re: New Baofeng DMR-6X2

Post by kilimax » 25 Jun 2018, 12:37

Metradio wrote:
24 Jun 2018, 20:27
kilimax wrote:
24 Jun 2018, 19:10
I wasn't aware of the differences. Thanks for the link. I'll take a look.
Of course the $170 is before import duty, VAT and shipping surely?
AFAIK radio equipment is not charged import duty, just the VAT and shipping.. Oh yes plus the carriers charge to pay the VAT for you..

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I could well be wrong here but I was under the impression that you paid customs import duty if the value exceeded £120. Sadly,
I know about carriers charging for them paying the vat as it's happened to me a few times. :x
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Re: New Baofeng DMR-6X2

Post by thedeerhunter270 » 25 Jun 2018, 18:15

kilimax wrote:
25 Jun 2018, 12:37
I could well be wrong here but I was under the impression that you paid customs import duty if the value exceeded £120.
Yeah that's what I thought - although I thought it was £135.
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