Audio device selection when using PC Audio for Mic Input

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Is there a way to choose what PC Audio source you wish to use in SmartSDR? I feel you should be able to accomplish this by selecting it in Smart SDR instead of having to set the device as your default audio device  in Windows. 
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Dave

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Posted 5 months ago

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Ken Hansen

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Am I missing something, isn't this a DAX question?

AFAIK you select audio in and out to a given slice in DAX, for example, see see instructions for working FT8 with WSJT-X software. From memory (I'm two hours from my flex) in SSDR you connect your slice to a DAX 'channel' then you direct your software to connect to the correct DAX 'channel'.

What exactly are you hoping to do?
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Dave

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When im in SmartSDR operating remote I select PC for the mic source as I am using a USB audio device.  The only way I can determine what the PC source is, is to set the device as your default in Windows.  If you have multiple sound devices this gets to be a bit cumbersome. Very well could be operator error.  I thought this would be a function of DAX too but really can see how you would configure it there.   
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Michael Walker, Official Rep

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Yes Dave

That is how it is configured.  SmartSDR uses the Default recording device.

Mike
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Mark NS9N

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Agree with Mike, Windows controls this and I have never found a way to change this outside of Windows. Of course if you set it as your default you will be good to go.