When you are investing in a new radio and considering what requirements are important to you, if weight and comfort are primary considerations, followed by the benefit of the excellent system features of ETHOS, then the FrSky Tandem X18 radio is an obvious appropriate choice.
The Tandem X18 dual-band telemetry radio benefits from an enhanced ergonomic design with rounded and more comfortable hand grips, along with an improved case design to make the radio fully stable when standing. The radio includes easy-to-reach sliders and switches, 4 standard stick trims with additional 2 extra trims added to provide more flexibility with flight attitude adjustments while operating the radio. The X18 includes further enhancements with integrated flash storage which improves and simplifies storage operation and use, and the interior of the radio has been designed with space and weight in mind, while still keeping all ETHOS setting and control features for the pilot to enjoy.
Internal 900MHz/2.4GHz Dual-Band & External Module Bay The TD dual-band RF system combines both the features and advantages of FrSky 900MHz and 2.4GHz RF together in one system. The TD features real simultaneous dual-band longrange control with telemetry that achieves reliable end-to-end 4ms latency while maintaining a robust and high-quality signal link. The entire range of TD, ACCESS & ACCST D16 receivers are supported. The built-in TANDEM RF System supports ACCESS and ACCST D16 protocols. In addition, the Tandem X18 includes a rear Lite version module bay to offer more options to connect external devices. FrSky welcomes working compatibility with the 3rd party products with their own developed technology following FrSky verified 3rd party compatibility-testing program.
ETHOS Operating System
ETHOS is a thoroughly new operating system, designed from the ground up by RC experts, providing users a powerful, intuitive, and flexible experience that can maximize the fun of RC Hobby!
Enhanced ergonomic designed case with comfortable rounded hand grips
4 Standard Trims with additional 2 extra trims
Integrate flash storage but also keep the internal TF card slot
Easy-to-reach top switches and sliders
With a flat base to improve stability when standing the radio
Color Touch-Screen Displays
High-Precision Hall-Sensor Gimbals with a Metal Panel
6 Quick-Mode Custom Buttons (Front) and 2 Momentary Buttons (Rear)
Lite Type External Module Bay
Haptic Vibration Alerts and Voice Speech Outputs
Supports Recharge System for 2S Li-ion Battery (USB Type-C Interface)