Flex 6400/6600 Documentation Question

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Hello, Sort-of new to Flex Radio with a question.  About a year ago I decided to sell off most of my HF Transceiver Gear including an FT-1200 and a few other radios and save up to purchase my first Flex Radio.  As I was going to be at Hamvention 2017 anyway, I decided to wait for the big show to place the order the Flex Radio folks in person.  I have little time to talk to folks at other booths as I have a busy booth at the show too, but I was able to make my way over to Flex Radio to put down the $$$s for a new 6300 only to find out it was reaching EOL and a much superior model for a lower cost was on the horizon.  I was a little disappointed but I put in my reservation and made the small deposit.  Well 7+ months later I am still just a want-to-be Flex owner, but that’s OK as I have little time to work the HF Bands with work-family-work. 

About a month ago the Flex folks posted a link to the initial Users Manual for the new 6400/6600 line of radios.  I know the day is getting close to the long awaited email/phone call and I thought I should start getting up to speed on the many features of the new radio and software.  

So my question is; Is that document up to date enough to now study or should I just wait for the first release of the actual Users Documentation?

Thanks for the advice and 73s
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KY6LA - Howard, Elmer

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Since the radio is SOFTWARE most of the information you will need to operate the radio will be found in the SSDR for Windows and Maestro Manuals.

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William - Currently, what is on the website is the current publicly available documentation.  We are finalizing the documentation as I write this response.
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Thanks Tim and All....  I think I will slither back into the wood-work for now and wait for the actual updated docs to become available.  Sounds like lots of little changes are being made and I don't want to miss something.  Will - N7IPY
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William, I would not hesitate to read what is online now.  I personally don't expect big changes with the new radio and software when they first ship. So, I don't think you would get much "misinformation" from reading now.
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Gerald - K5SDR, Employee

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I can confirm that there won't be much difference from what is on the website right now.  Mostly clean up and a few screen shots.  Content is finished in final review to make sure it aligns with the final software release, which is feature frozen.