Fkex USB port or computer USB or RS-232 between Flex-6500 and Expert 1.3K-FA

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Anyone using USB port and FTDI cable to connect and control 1.3K-FA? Have NOT attempted to construct 9 pin to 15 pin adapter cable just yet, a project for tomorrow. However, should I just use DDUTIL and use either a standard ( mother board ) 9 pin rs232 or use signal out of Flex.

My goal is to have Expert follow Flex as needed.

73
Lew
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Lewis Cheek

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Mark - W3II

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Follow the guidance in the linked document
http://www.flexradio.com/downloads/us...
DDUTIL is a great utility however it is not needed to control the Expert Amps from Flex 6K radios.
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KY6LA - Howard, Elmer

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The flex USB interface only provides Band Data

If you want total control of the amp such as power on off power levels. Antenna selection. The you need DDUTIL
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Mark - W3II

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Since I need no other functionality from DDUTIL I use Control Utility that comes with Expert Amps to control all functions of the AMP like ANT, ON/OFF, ETC. Not disagreeing that DDUTIL works just adding additional information about my operating station.