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Turning on the Flex 6500 remotely.

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  • Rick, K7FYI
    Rick, K7FYI Member
    edited August 2016
    Thanks, everyone!  I've got the RigRunner / grounded remote working and have bookmarked the other solutions for future use.
  • W9OY
    W9OY Alpha Team Member ✭✭
    edited May 2016
    I never realized so many were remoting their radios   very cool!
  • KY6LA_Howard
    KY6LA_Howard La Jolla, CA. Paris and Sablet FranceMember ✭✭✭
    edited January 2017

    @Lee ... I guess you just figured out why V2.0 WAN is so Important for future sales at Flex.. 

  • AB9UU
    AB9UU Member ✭✭
    edited October 2018
    I have a 3Gstore Remote Power IP Switch I got from Amazon.  Works great.  My issue is the wiring from the IP remote switch.  Can someone show me a photo of what I need to build for the RCA connection?  I have an old radio shack 3 amp 12 volt power supply running from the IP AC Power switch but am unsure of the wiring to the RCA plug the 12 volt source.
  • Larry Benoit
    Larry Benoit Member ✭✭
    edited April 2019
    I used a two dollar 12 VDC (1 amp rating) SPST reed relay from Jameco and wired it inline with a surplus audio cable.   But, I suggest you save yourself the trouble of wiring up a DC relay and get one of these 120 VAC power relays from DLI; plug it into your 3Gstore remote power switch and connect the Flex REMOTE ON to it with any old RCA audio cable from your junk drawer.
    http://www.digital-loggers.com/ac.html

    The DLI relay gives you a choice of normally-on (closed) or normally-off operation (open). 

    73,

    Larry KB1VFU
  • AB9UU
    AB9UU Member ✭✭
    edited May 2016
    Thank you.  I looked at this but was unsure.  I will order one pronto.  I only want to operate "remote" from the bedroom upstairs but this will save me trip to the basement.
  • Gerald-K5SDR
    Gerald-K5SDR FlexRadio Employee ✭✭
    edited March 2017
    While we will not take orders until the amp has passed final FCC/CE you can send an email to sales at FlexRadio dot com saying you want to be on the mailing list to receive updates.
  • AB9UU
    AB9UU Member ✭✭
    edited May 2016
    This was too easy.  Worked right away with Digital Loggers device and 3Gstore AC switch.
  • EA4GLI
    EA4GLI Salvador Member ✭✭
    edited October 2018
    Not sure if you guys are familiar with these....
    https://www.itead.cc/smart-home/sonoff-wifi-wireless-switch.html

  • AB9UU
    AB9UU Member ✭✭
    edited May 2016
    How can these things be so inexpensive?   A few years ago I would have to mortgage the house. 

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