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IC-7851 connect for Power Genius XL

Hi everyone,

Today I got my dream Power Genius XL. My radio is IC-7851. How to connect them to the Genius XL? IC-7851 is not on the utility list. There is also no RS-232 port. The LAN remains. Any of you already used the IC-7851 with Genius?

Slav

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  • W2PP
    W2PP Member ✭✭

    They say change the hex address to mimic one of the icom radios listed and only 9600 baud but I couldn’t get it to work with my 7851. It did work one time oddly enough when I also ran HRD. But haven’t had any luck since. Just use the RF detect as I do this is highly reliable

    Peter

  • Mike-VA3MW
    Mike-VA3MW Administrator, FlexRadio Employee, Community Manager, Super Elmer, Moderator admin

    Hi @Slawomir

    The simple fix is to change the Hex address in the radio to match one of the radios in the pick list for the PGXL setup.

    However, can I ask you to open a support ticket as well to request that the IC-7851 be added for the future?

    73, Mike

  • Slawomir
    Slawomir Member ✭✭

    Hi, I have opened a Ticket to add IC-7851 to Utility. But I can't work on CI-V cable. Connection is unstable. Is it necessary to change the address when selecting IC-7800? Advice how can I still combine the 7851 with the Power Genius XL?

    Slav.

  • Slawomir
    Slawomir Member ✭✭

    Hi Peter,

    I work at 9600 bd and it works intermittently. I changed the address to 6A because this is the address I have IC-7800. I don't know how to enable RF detection. I don't see this option in the PGXL program. I would like to add that I use microKEYER III for IC-7851. CI / V signal is taken from IC to MKIII and MKIII has 3.5 mm CI / V jack output which I connected with PGXL cable. DO I have to disconnect the CI / V cable to use the RF detection option?

    Have a nice day, it's already evening for me.

    Slav.

  • Slawomir
    Slawomir Member ✭✭

    Hi,

    I changed the utility radio to the IC-7000 and everything works fine. Thank you for your help.

    Slawomir

  • W2PP
    W2PP Member ✭✭

    That’s interesting!? I have several things attached and all just read data. Even with the hex address charges I cannot get it to work reliably or at times at all


    Tge amp automatically senses RF does a fine job with that


    what settings did you you use for your 7851 I have the same setup ??

    Peter

  • Larry Burke
    Larry Burke Member ✭✭

    Slav... I also have an IC-7851 and a microKEYER (mine is a microKEYERII, not III). I've had no luck at all in making these work with the PGXL. Can you send me an email at [email protected] so we can compare settings, please? 73, Larry K5RK

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