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Looking for keystroke command to raise and lower volume in SmartSDR with Griffin Powermate .

N3WWLN3WWL Member ✭✭
edited October 2018 in FLEX-6000 Signature Series
I've used the Griffin PowerMate to raise and lower volume with PowerSDR, but those key strokes are not valid for SmartSDR.  Perhaps the SmartSDR software won't allow it? Anyone using a Griffin PowerMate that has been successful? 

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  • MikeMeeksMikeMeeks Member
    edited April 2015
    Not yet!
  • Dudley-WA5QPZDudley-WA5QPZ Inactive Employee
    edited March 2018


    The only keyboard control I know at this time is the "space bar"  repeats last operation in the SmartSDR  window..  Comes in handy for a PTT..  

  • N3NERN3NER Member
    edited March 2018
    ****, looks like I'll be sending back my Powermate.  
  • Phil M0VSEPhil M0VSE Member ✭✭
    edited September 2016
    DDUtil supports keyboard macros so you could use that? 
  • N3NERN3NER Member
    edited March 2018
    I'm not sure powermate would be able to utilize that or not. 
  • Phil M0VSEPhil M0VSE Member ✭✭
    edited September 2016
    I assume you are wanting to use the PowerMate as a VFO knob? I tried to so something similar with Palette ( www.palettegear.com ) but DDUtil didn't seem to support changing slice frequencies via keyboard macros. I was able to configure volume control and PTT and various other settings this way but not frequency (which was the main one I wanted!)
  • K5CGK5CG Danny Member ✭✭
    edited October 2018
    Let me add a "me too!" to this. Keyboard shortcuts for SmartSDR would be great. I too have a Griffin Powermate. VFO mode is the big plus. Initially emulating/duplicating PowerSDR shortcuts might make the most sense for people upgrading.

  • Bill N3HQBBill N3HQB Member ✭✭
    edited February 2017
    Contour Shuttle Xpress works well for frequency control; nice click detent jog wheel. Set jog left to left arrow key for frequency down; set jog right to right arrow key for frequency up.
  • DH2IDDH2ID Member ✭✭
    edited March 2017
    I'm using FRStack key commands.

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