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FlexControl

Mark Erbaugh
Mark Erbaugh Member
edited February 2020 in SmartSDR API
SmartSDR Windows automatically finds a FlexControl when it is plugged in. Can anyone explain how SSDR does this? I know from the Windows Device Manager that the FlexControl installs as a USB serial port. How does SSDR find the right serial port without prompting the user?

I've found one solution that involves looking through the serial ports with ManagementObjectSearcher, but I'm wondering if there is a better way?

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  • Mark Erbaugh
    Mark Erbaugh Member
    edited February 2020
    It looks like the FlexControl sends "F0304;F0304;" every time its serial port is opened. Is this some sort of ID that SSDR uses to determine that a FlexControl is present?

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