Looking for keystroke command to raise and lower volume in SmartSDR with Griffin Powermate .

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I've used the Griffin PowerMate to raise and lower volume with PowerSDR, but those key strokes are not valid for SmartSDR.  Perhaps the SmartSDR software won't allow it? Anyone using a Griffin PowerMate that has been successful? 
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Mike Meeks

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Not yet!
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Dudley - WA5QPZ

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The only keyboard control I know at this time is the "space bar"  repeats last operation in the SmartSDR  window..  Comes in handy for a PTT..  
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Crap, looks like I'll be sending back my Powermate.  
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Phil m0vse

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DDUtil supports keyboard macros so you could use that? 
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I'm not sure powermate would be able to utilize that or not. 
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Phil m0vse

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I assume you are wanting to use the PowerMate as a VFO knob? I tried to so something similar with Palette ( www.palettegear.com ) but DDUtil didn't seem to support changing slice frequencies via keyboard macros. I was able to configure volume control and PTT and various other settings this way but not frequency (which was the main one I wanted!)
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Danny K5CG

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Let me add a "me too!" to this. Keyboard shortcuts for SmartSDR would be great. I too have a Griffin Powermate. VFO mode is the big plus. Initially emulating/duplicating PowerSDR shortcuts might make the most sense for people upgrading.

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Bill N3HQB

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Contour Shuttle Xpress works well for frequency control; nice click detent jog wheel. Set jog left to left arrow key for frequency down; set jog right to right arrow key for frequency up.
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Alex - DH2ID, Elmer

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I'm using FRStack key commands.

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