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Midland LXT112

Midland LXT112

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Overall 10


RAYMOND P., Newegg
28 July 2009
  • Summary: Midland unquestionably offers the best value for this inexpensive cost range. Go get some good standard 2700mAH NiMH AA batteries (3 each) or 2000 mAH low-discharge AA batteries (Powerex, Sanyo, Panasonic for either kind) and a good charger (Powerex).
  • Pros: Very nicely made and easy to use. Gets very typical 1/4th mile range for FRS radios. Better range in line-of-sight or no-tall-buildings situations. Small enough for children to use comfortably. Perfect for family outings.
  • Cons: These are *NOT* GMRS radios. The *can* use the GMRS frequencies. They are FRS (Family Radio Service) radios. So, they are federally limited in power to 50 milliwats, which completely explains their lack of range (*not* Midland's fault). VOX takes about 1.5 seconds to activate each time, which mak...
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