Is it possible to connect a straight key along with paddles?

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I currently use CW paddles on my Flex 6400M but would also like to have a straight key ready to use.  Is there any way to connect a straight key and keep the paddles on also?
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Jim Miller

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Craig - KØCF

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Yes, connect it to the Accessory connector on the back panel. Pin 4 is the keying input, and use one of the ground pins (pins 5, 6, 7, 8 or 10) for the ground side. See section 7.3.5 of your Flex-6400M / Flex-6600M User Guide.
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Jim Miller

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Thanks Craig!  I am still new with the Flex and having some problems gettings connected.  I really appreciare your reply.]
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Jim-WA5EF
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You could also fabricate/buy  a Y cable.  Of course you would need to see if the Settings....Radio Setup....Phone/CW....menu selections need to be changed depending upon which you want to use.
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Jim Miller

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I considered that but wouldn’t that require a reconfiguration of the settings for CW? Thanks-Jim