Griffin Powermate USB with SmartSDR (Windows)

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Is it possible to use the Griffin Powermate USB as a VFO with SmartSDR?

73 de Adde, SM0SHG
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Adde Tjernberg

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Posted 6 months ago

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Larry: KE2YC

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Hi Adde

Have a look at this post. Be sure to read all of the posts in it

Ke2yc. Larry
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Adde Tjernberg

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Hmmm... What post Larry?
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Michael Wheatley

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I have been unable to get my PowerMate to control VFO in my Flex 6400.  The problem is in SmartSDR which does not support keyboard shortcuts.  So I bought a FelxControl knob and it works great!  I use my PowerMate as a Windows volume control.

Michael
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Tim - W4TME, Customer Experience Manager

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Using the PowerMate with SmartSDR is not supported by FlexRadio.
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Steve - G8KNC

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Works great with the IOS app though.
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Michael Wheatley

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Despite what I said earlier, it is possible to control a SmartSDR VFO using the Griffin PowerMate control wheel -- start Ham Radio Deluxe, connect it to SmartSDR for cat control, and then give HDR focus and configure the PowerMate to control HDR (which in turn will control SmartSDR).  While this works, the latency is awful.   Spend the money and buy a FlexControl knob.

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