Hello. I have the Flex 3000. If get a usb to firewire adpator will the power sdr software still work? Thanks.

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Hello. I have the Flex 3000. If get a usb to firewire adpator will the power sdr software still work? Thanks.
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The quick answer is no.
USB/Firewire adapters are usually nothing more than plug adapters, PowerSDR can't connect to anything but Firewire. What are you using for a PC? there are PCI/PCIE adapters that are combo Firewire/USB. The Chipset used for the Firewire should be a TI, or Lucent/Agere chipset. those have proven to be the most reliable Firewire chipsets. At one time is was suggested to avoid Combo USB/Firewire cards, that was several years ago. Combo chipsets may have improved. There are Flexradio Knowledge Base articles with all the details look on the Support Menu on the main Flexradio website.

Also the subject has been discussed here in the Community ...
https://community.flexradio.com/flexradio/topics/do_any_firewire_usb_adapters_work_with_flex_3000



73, Jay - NO5J
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