Screensaver

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Fonction for screensaver for the Maestro and the new 6400M and 6600M
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Jean Drolet

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Tim - W4TME, Customer Experience Manager

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Due to the type of display used, burn-in is not a concern.
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Jean Drolet

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TIm  It is only to not see our screen turned on for no reason .. I leave my Maestro in function often several hours without the used so why not turn off the screen like an iPhone or a computer
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Tim - W4TME, Customer Experience Manager

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I didn't say we would not consider it, just saying it isn't necessary from a burn-in standpoint.
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Rich McCabe

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Jean, on a slightly different angle I am hoping that when the get multi-client going they will add "metering" to the display when running with SmartSDR. Voltage, temps, power, SWR, etc.

But the screensaver or going blank after "x" amount of time sounds like a good idea to me too. My favorite radio (7800) before Flex ruined me for other brands did this :)
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John NY

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"metering" to the display when running with SmartSDR. Voltage, temps, power, SWR, etc."

YES YES YES, this would be awesome and super useful.
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Bill -VA3WTB

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The Flex meter and FRstacks already do that. Metering.
One thing I would like to see is a mic limiter to be added to the mic level adjustment.
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Rich McCabe

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They may but I really don't want to give up any more digital monitor space than I have to.

Why not use the beautiful 1920x1200 display in the radio?  I have no doubt that Steve Hicks and crew can come up with something way cooler than FRstacks and Flex Meter :)
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John NY

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The idea is when you are operating an “M” model radio when you are controlling from PC, Maestro, Ipad ect. The built in display in the radio with show “Voltage, temps, power, SWR, etc” on the built in display.
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Adde Tjernberg

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It would be cool to have a DX-cluster as a "screensaver" on the Maestro...
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Frank, IZ7AUH/AK1CQ

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But how is it possible to think of such trivialities, when then there is so much lacking that even economic radios have already standard, let's concentrate on essential functions .... do not be trivial in requests, do nothing but distract FRS from the commitments it has taken with we taxpayers.
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