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On a flex 6500 and 6700 is there a means to disable ie. turn off the front panel display?

On a flex 6500 and 6700 is there a means to disable ie. turn off the front panel display? My operating position is such that it is not used.

73, w7phg

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  • Mike-VA3MW
    Mike-VA3MW Administrator, FlexRadio Employee, Community Manager, Super Elmer, Moderator admin
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  • MarkS
    MarkS Member ✭✭
    I put the display as dim as it can go and turn off the button backlighting. Via the panel display "menu". When I'm controlling the radio directly rather than with SmartSDR, I use an external monitor so I rarely look at the display. Probably makes little difference as far as power consumption or longevity, but it looks better (to me) and it's easy to turn it up if I want to use the display. Mark wd9jen.
  • Craig Gagner
    Craig Gagner Member ✭✭

    Thank you Mark; given I operate the radio remotely I never or rarely have occasion to look at the front screen. Just trying g to minimize unnecessary wear.

    73, w7phg

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