Sorry… the intro may be a little dramatic for an un-boxing video! : )
You can tell I was excited.
This appears to be a Revision C Taranis, manufactured Nov 4, 2013. It was ordered from Hobby King on Nov 16, 2013…while they have them in stock for 2 whole days.
This is a Mode 1 radio, and it will easily convert to Mode 2 with a couple of screw turns.