Maestro, Iambic / Non-Iambic Function Key

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It would be absolutely fantastic if we could switch from Iambic to Not, with a function key. Or put the iambic toggle on the TX Menu for CW. I use two keys a lot, switching between a straight key and paddle. A quick switch would just make the workflow a little nicer.

Thanks.
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Andrew Holman

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Tim - W4TME, Customer Experience Manager

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Can you describe an additional operation use case for turning iambic on/off temporarily in addition to using multiple keys? 
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Andrew Holman

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I cannot, because that is all I really use it for.  Can't you just do something to make me more lazy? :)

If I think of something else I will update the idea, but no. I just thought it would be nice to have that as part of the function keys or in the tx menu for cw at least.  I switch between them frequently depending on if I am working an SKCC contact or DX.  So its not a high priority thing by any means anyway. 
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Tim - W4TME, Customer Experience Manager

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Can't you just do something to make me more lazy? :)

If the price is right ;-)
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Kevin K4VD, Elroy

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I'm a member of SKCC (Straight Key Century Club) and also FISTS and CW other groups. Most often I'll be using my paddles but when making SKCC contacts I have to switch over to the straight key or bug (three keys are plugged in) then switch back to Iambic.

Not a Maestro owner but trying to help with a use case. SSDRfw's IAMBIC button works fine for the application and I could see it being similarly useful on the Maestro.
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Andrew Holman

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This is mostly what I use it for as well.  It would be neat to have it a button that is configurable on the Maestro panel (function button) or at least in the TX menu, which is just a push of a button away.  

Right now the menu is 2-3 levels deep.  Hit Menu -> Go to CW -> Toggle Iambic.