USB ports will only see one device at a time. Both devices can be seen by themselves. How do I get two devices connected? Hank. K9LZJ

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Only one sub device seen
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Hank Wolfla

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Bob - W7KWS -

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Hank,

What devices are you plugging in?
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Hank Wolfla

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Hi Bob.  See my review that I just posted.  The radio will only see the serial or the parallel port, but not both at the same time.  Hope this finds you well.  Have moved, and trying to find some time for ham radio.  I will be spending more time at the barn, since I have extremely limited space at our new condo.  Moving all my tools and collection to the barn.
73,  Hank
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George Molnar, KF2T, Elmer

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If you're talking about SmartCAT seeing multiple apps or virtual devices, create a unique port for each one (example - Fldigi COM5, Logger COM6, WSJT-X COM7, etc.

SmartCAT will take it from there.
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Mike va3mw

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Hank

We need some more details.  Do both of them work, but not at the same time?  Or, does only 1 work all the time?

Are they both Prolific devices?  If they aren't they need to be.

Mike
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Flex recommends FTDI USB devices, I don't think Prolific will work at least none of the ones I have tried have been recognized by my FLEX radio.

Bret
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Mike va3mw

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my bad... i got it backwards .  thanks for correcting me . 
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Hank Wolfla

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When I plug in the serial device it works great, then remove the serial and put in the parallel device and it works fine.  If I plug in both devices, the radio only sees one device that I can set up.  Going to use the parallel port for band data to run my antenna switch and 1kfa.  Also have a band master that I can use with serial data for the bcd data.  Thanks for the input everyone.  73,  Hank