Maestro and keyboard and digital apps

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Since Maestro has Bluetooth can a Bluetooth keyboard be married to it for digital apps?  And are Digital apps like PSK and JT65/9 being considered for waveform API.
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WH6HI - Pat

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Jim Gilliam

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The advertising brochure is very scant with specifics but rife with superlatives. During the Hamvention, I inferred that not even a microphone nor speaker are supported with Bluetooth...yet. I get the feeling it will be going through growing pains just like the 6000.


Jim, K6QE

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Although I think that Maestro is a nice idea and will sell to a good number of Flex 6000 users.  A good laptop can do the same functions.  But it is a choice.   I think that development time would be better spent on finishing the 6000 radios.  Things like further FDV development.  Built in DDUtil functionality, JT65/9, PSK, RTTY waveform apps.  I see mention of Windows free operation.  Maybe this is aimed at the crowd that is not computer literate.  That's OK, and I think this may be a good move on Flexes part.
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The answer to that same question asked last night at the Flex banquet is that they included the Bluetooth hardware but haven't yet decided how to use it. Maestro is a very new device. The examples shown at Dayton were hand made.


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Seems like a no-brainer to me what the applications should be.