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Flex 5K Internal Keyer Does Not Work

Philip KA4KOE
Philip KA4KOE Member ✭✭
edited January 2020 in FLEX Series (Legacy) Radios
I use a 3 wire paddle with my Flex 5000. I noticed that with the recent version 2.7.2, the keyer no longer works. I have confirmed correct wiring of the paddle, cord, and plug. I have tried several combinations under the keyer menu to no success. The paddle acts like a straight key when one side is pressed to common. The other side pressed to common does nothing. However, iambic works partially, but again only on one side. The keyboard Morse function is unaffected.


  • Tim - W4TME
    Tim - W4TME Administrator, FlexRadio Employee admin
    edited March 2017
    The keyer is not broken in PowerSDR v2.7.2.  I suspect a configuration issue.  In the Setup->DSP-Keyer section, make sure Iambic, Sidetone and Mode B are checked and all other options are un-checked.  On the front console when in CW mode, make sure Break-in is checked.
  • DonS
    DonS Member ✭✭✭
    edited January 2020
    I suspect if 2-wire is checked that could cause this.
  • Philip KA4KOE
    Philip KA4KOE Member ✭✭
    edited June 2016
    OK, I'll see if this fixes it.

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