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Smart SDR CAT with older model of SteppIR control box

Ilmo Anttila
Ilmo Anttila Member
edited April 2019 in FLEX-6000 Signature Series
My Flex 6500 works fine and USB cable controls my Expert 1K-FA. I tried to connect also my SteppIR using the older control box model in parallel. This connection did not work.
Is it available any solution to get also this box to change band and band slot via USB cable?


  • Mike va3mw
    Mike va3mw Member ✭✭
    edited February 2018
    Can you describe a little better how you have this connected?  The Steppir controller just listens to frequency commands from the radio/etc.  

    If there are no communications from the radio, then the Steppir won't track.   

    Essentially, the Steppir is connected on the Data out port, not the Data In.

    Can you draw a diagram, take a picture of it and post it?  That would really help.

    Mike va3mw
  • Felice, IZ8FFA
    edited March 2017
    Hi Ilmo, do have used a FTDI cable and is connected to FluidMotion with a Null-Modem cable? My SteppIr FM work as well.

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