Still cant get double image out of cw skimmer

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Updated software to v2 hoping that my cw skimmer with my flex6500 and new dax improvements etc. would get rid of the double image on the cw skimmer screen. No luck. I know you have to turn down the audio to get rid of the double image. 
I am using a sound blaster soundcard, also tried using a creative mru external card and no luck. The MRU works  great with my k3 and NAP3. But can't get the double image out on my flex setup. Anyone else having this problem?

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Tim - W4TME, Customer Experience Manager

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I am not experiencing that problem.  Are you using the latest version of SDR-Bridge and CWSkimmer?
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Ria - N2RJ, Elmer

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Sound card? I don't think you need a sound card for skimmer. You should be using SDR-Bridge and DAX I/Q. That will give the cleanest signals for CW Skimmer.

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I have had that happen (I think, long time ago) when the sampling rate set in Skimmer was different than selected for the I/Q channel in SSDR. In addition, I'd check the settings for the I/Q channels in Windows soundcard settings to see it matches there also. Not sure that makes a difference. I have it all set up for 192 KHz and it seems to work well with no doubles.

Kev K4VD
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No additional sound cards are required if using SDR Bridge which is designed to interface Flex radios and CW Skimmer.  The IQ channels in DAX and the  SDR Bridge program will get your CW skimmer program working properly.  See the nice tutorial here:
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Hi Larry,
There is a newer version of the SDR-Bridge and CW Skimmer quickstart on the QRV page or on my web page.  

Here is the direct links from the QRV page:

or from my web page at:

Regards, Al / NN4ZZ  
al (at) nn4zz (dot) com
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