Maestro waterfall....

  • 9
  • Question
  • Updated 2 months ago
  • Answered
  • (Edited)
Is it possible, on the Maestro, to bring the waterfall real estate to zero similar to what is possible in SSDR? I can't seem to minimize it, and I can't find anything concerning this in the Maestro manual.

I would like for a single panadapter to fill the entie screen. I guess I could turn the waterfall to black, but the panadapter still only occupies half the screen.

Is there some way to bring the waterfall down to zero, or make it occupy less screen real estate as in SSDR?
Photo of Charles - K5UA

Charles - K5UA

  • 315 Posts
  • 87 Reply Likes

Posted 2 years ago

  • 9
Photo of Ray DeVreugd

Ray DeVreugd

  • 39 Posts
  • 12 Reply Likes
Official Response
I was in the FRS office Monday and asked the same question. The reply was that currently not programmed but would be put on the list. Hope this helps
Photo of k3Tim

k3Tim

  • 833 Posts
  • 163 Reply Likes
This has my vote also...

PS. Nice shirt Ray!
Photo of Chris Tate  - N6WM

Chris Tate - N6WM, Elmer

  • 808 Posts
  • 217 Reply Likes
 thats actually a real good suggestion.. quite surprised that was not asked for during alpha testing
Photo of Tim - W4TME

Tim - W4TME, Customer Experience Manager

  • 9148 Posts
  • 3467 Reply Likes
It was.  It didn't make the cut for the initial release.  
Photo of Charles - K5UA

Charles - K5UA

  • 315 Posts
  • 87 Reply Likes
Thanks Tim, will look for it in a future release.  Only a couple of hours into operating the Maestro but impressed so far.  VERY happy that HI-LOW and SHIFT-WIDTH selectivity is easy to get to.  IMHO, Flex radios are not not going to sell Maestros....Maestros are going to sell Flex radios.  The great untapped potential of us "knob-guys" has finally been tapped.  Good show.
Photo of Gary F

Gary F

  • 19 Posts
  • 2 Reply Likes
I agree, it will free up space on the display when operating dual slices.
Photo of Jim Garland

Jim Garland

  • 2 Posts
  • 2 Reply Likes
Never liked waterfall displays, and really hope a future release will allow me to make it disappear. Really clutters the display with two panadaptors showing.
Photo of Philip KA4KOE

Philip KA4KOE

  • 174 Posts
  • 22 Reply Likes
Ditto. Resizing the waterfall as an option is a definite yes.
Photo of EA4GLI - 8P9EH - Salvador

EA4GLI - 8P9EH - Salvador

  • 1752 Posts
  • 534 Reply Likes
I would have loved a QRP radio inside the Maestro so it could be a complete radio in it of itself.
Photo of Jay / NO5J

Jay / NO5J

  • 1515 Posts
  • 222 Reply Likes
Salvador
Isn't WiFi, QRP enough for you?

73, Jay - NO5J
Photo of Ken - NM9P

Ken - NM9P, Elmer

  • 3971 Posts
  • 1226 Reply Likes
One of the features of SSDR for Windows I really like is the ability to adjust the ratio between panadapter and waterfall.  When I have multiple panadapters open, I need to shift the waterfall to be much smaller than when I only have one pan open.  Just a quick click & drag and everything is the way I like it.  It will be nice for the Maestro when something similar is implemented.
Photo of Jim Garland

Jim Garland

  • 2 Posts
  • 2 Reply Likes
I'd love to be able to turn off the waterfall, especially with two panadapters open. I never use the waterfall and find it just clutters up the screen.
Photo of tartanlatte

tartanlatte

  • 5 Posts
  • 1 Reply Like
+1 for this, is there any update on if this has made the list for an up-coming version, or do I need to write a bot to up the number of replies a little more :-)
Photo of Bill -VA3WTB

Bill -VA3WTB

  • 2771 Posts
  • 610 Reply Likes
I like the way it works now as well, on SSDR for Win, just pull the water fall down out of sight, then turn it off in the settings.