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Insider Maestro edition 4 worry

DrTeeth
DrTeeth Member ✭✭
edited February 2019 in SmartSDR for Windows
In the above tome, it says,"As previously reported, we are planning a subsequent v1.8 release to add planned functionality that won't make it into v1.7".

Does that mean that not only will v1.7 have nothing for non-Maestro Flexers, but 1.8 will not either?

May I have some clarification please?

Thanks in advance.



Answers

  • Jim Gilliam
    Jim Gilliam Member ✭✭
    edited April 2016

    Speaking of "new hardware" I purchased the Antenna Genius. It is really a slick unit although rather pricey. However, I think the firmware/software are the endeavors of the third party manufacturer.


    Jim, k6QE

  • George KF2T
    George KF2T Member ✭✭✭
    edited February 2019
    From Tim a couple of days ago...

    With SmartSDR v1.7, you can expect the initial release of Maestro which includes updated radio firmware, the SmartSDR for Maestro application (what runs on the Maestro hardware) and a version of SmartSDR for Windows that operates with the updated radio firmware. For non-Maestro users, the updates to the firmware are primarily of the "under the covers" type, where we discovered defects or better ways to implement existing functionality. The number of actual improvements to SmartSDR for Windows will be few for this release since the entire focus was on releasing Maestro.

    The SmartSDR v1.8 release will include some of the first release features we were not able to get in SmarSDR for Maestro before the release date and several contesting features that did not make the SmartSDR v1.6 cut. I anticipate that there will be additional features, but since we have not done release planning or started alpha testing, there really isn't anything more we can share at this time.

    (Opinion) Bug fixes and performance enhancements for 1.7 users without Maestro. Some nice feature bumps in 1.8 for all users. (/opinion)
  • Jd Dupuy
    Jd Dupuy Member ✭✭
    edited April 2016
    From the April 5th Flex Insider:

     "Based on the latest software issue review, SmartSDR for Maestro v1.7 is projected to be ready for release between the middle and end of April based on the statistical probability range of the remaining open issues." 

    We are already past the middle, now we wait until the end of April!


  • Dave - WB5NHL
    Dave - WB5NHL Member ✭✭
    edited April 2016

    Does that mean that not only will v1.7 have nothing for non-Maestro Flexers, but 1.8 will not either?

    Here is Tim's answer to same question recently!!!!

    "With SmartSDR v1.7, you can expect the initial release of Maestro which includes updated radio firmware, the SmartSDR for Maestro application (what runs on the Maestro hardware) and a version of SmartSDR for Windows that operates with the updated radio firmware.  For non-Maestro users, the updates to the firmware are primarily of the "under the covers" type, where we discovered defects or better ways to implement existing functionality.  The number of actual improvements to SmartSDR for Windows will be few for this release since the entire focus was on releasing Maestro.

    The SmartSDR v1.8 release will include some of the first release features we were not able to get in SmarSDR for Maestro before the release date and several contesting features that did not make the SmartSDR v1.6 cut.  I anticipate that there will be additional features, but since we have not done release planning or started alpha testing, there really isn't anything more we can share at this time."

  • DrTeeth
    DrTeeth Member ✭✭
    edited December 2018
    , Thanks to those who pointed out Time answer. It also looks like we are in a period of infrequent releases too.

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