Flex Contol documentation ?

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Is there any documentation for the Flex Control other than the quick start guide which says "Plug it in and use it"? It tunes the VFO and sometimes the RIT but I have trouble turning the RIT off when I eventually get it to come on. Someone mentioned double clicking buttons and sometimes that works and sometimes not. I can't find any mention of the Flex Control in the Smart SDR pdf.
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Mike W9OJ

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Lee, Elmer

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Hi Mike

To answer your question directly I don't know of a guide.   RIT controlled by the knob behavior has been under discussion and I expect some changes at some point.  The way it presently works on the flex control is one press of the assigned button turns it on.  The display to look at is not the flag but the rit related  display in the lower right corner (by the mode and filters).  With the first press the "RIT" label does not turn blue until you turn the knob.  You will then see a blue RIT and a number displayed in the offset,  2 clicks zeros the rit offset but does not turn it off.  To turn off you have to press the button on the knob (not the assigned rit button but the actual button on the big round knob) which returns control of the knob from rit to vfo and click off the rit with the mouse in the lower right corner which cancels rit.

73  W9OY
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Mike W9OJ

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Hi Lee,

Thanks for the info. I got frustrated and went to the grocery store. When I came back I figured out about using the knob to turn things off. I guess it's a work in progress.

73 de Mike W9OJ

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