Flexradio systems flex5000 series owners manual pdf download. Flexradio flex 1500 radio transceiver for sale online ebay. By using a computer, the internet and a radio all together much listening over the world can be done. When ordering this item you will be placed on a waiting list. I have been playing around with my flex 5000a for some weeks now, and a friend of mine told me i should start testing the digital modes. After installation i only did minimal configuration. Then i started on installing and configuring the accessory programs. Flexradio flex5000a, serial number 51075268 the rationale here, the company explains, manufacturers specifications measured in the arrl lab is that lowpass filters have lower loss and frequency coverage.
If you have a flex 5000a with the 2nd receiver option rx2 and are running powersdr 2. The flex5000 1 software defined transceiver is the culmination of many years of experience gained with flexradios ground breaking sdr transceiver. Flexradio systems flex3000 software defined hf50 mhz. Thanks for all at flex for the great radios and software that you produce. Flexradio vice president john basilotto, w5gi, visited arrl headquarters on december 8 to present the radio. Flexradio systems software defined radios and external alc. Flexradio systems introduces the flex5000 family of ultra high performance software defined radio transceivers. Smartsdr tcpip api smartsdr wiki flexradio systems. Its regularly updated to improve performance and add features one of the big attractions.
The flex 5000 qsdqse software defined radio transceiver discontinued. Official flexradio systems client smartsdr is a full featured radio client that enables your ipad or iphone to operate your flexradio device. The very least it does is give you a choice of meter types, including the one you said you would like to have. The flex5000atu is an optional integrated stateoftheart, processorcontrolled switchedl tuning network for the flex5000 that provides fully automatic antenna tuning across the entire hf range including 6 meters. While software experimentation is encouraged, no programming experience is ever required to enjoy your software defined radio. View and download flexradio systems flex5000a specification online. The final step of the firmware upgrade process is to automatically issue a software reset of the flex50003000. The experience gained and lessons learned have resulted in an sdr platform. The current 32 and 64bit signed flex 5000 3000 firewire device driver is available from the flexradio systems home page. Preferred receiver selection can enhance diversity reception techniques by having the flexradio powersdr software determine which receiver signal is the strongest or has the highest signal to noise ratio and automatically routing that audio to the af output.
The flex3000 software defined transceiver is the culmination of many years of experience gained with flexradios ground breaking series of transceivers. The experience gained and lessons learned have resulted in an sdr platform that is truly state of the art, yet extremely compact. The flex5000 3000 must reset or reboot before the new firmware is initialized. The flex6700 signature series transceiver is based on a new hardware architecture and smartsdr software platform. The flex5000 is the next generation of software defined radios which. The procedure below is the procedure for updating the flex5000 and flex3000s firmware from a downloaded executable file. Because i had been using the flex on my development pc i knew what else i would need right away, ddutil for interfacing most other programs, vac for routing. Flexradio systems is committed to ensuring that your experience with the flex5000 will be one of the most enjoyable you have with ham radio. I sat through a technical discussion of the k3 design and can say the elecraft people are pushing the limits of current receiver technology that allows very close operation with strong signals. I dont have a ham license i bought it just for a receiver 490 khz to 54 mhz. Download the current flex50003000 windows firewire device. Last update is a partial update as of 18 october 2019 where ive recently updated the old version i upgraded from is listed with the new version in the format new version old version, date. Flex 5000 owners manual description package info attached files this is the latest flex 5000 power sdr owners manual 2.
How to update the flex50003000 firmware prior to v2. Flexradio systems software defined radios and external alc for exciter drive. These revisions work on all flex 1500, 3000, and 5000 sdr ham radio transceivers. Flexradio systems flex5000 series owners manual 222 pages. My firewire card is called lsi 94 ohci compliant host controller in the device manager and device manager says this device is working properly. Flexradio systems is committed to ensuring that your experience with the flex 5000 will be one of the most enjoyable you have with ham radio.
The flex 5000 second receiver rx2 is, in fact, an entirely independent software defined radio receiver that is equal in performance to the outstanding receiver found in the flex 5000 family of software defined transceivers. Click here to download the latest ke9ns powersdr features. As i have heard other flex owners say, it is like operating in the dark, when trying to use a rig without the visual interface. Page 2 table 1 frequency, flexradio uses a lowpass filter to block signals above its cutoff frequency.
If this is successful, you will hear a relay click several seconds after the last screen of the firmware upgrade process is displayed. Flex 6400 signature series sdr transceiver w automatic antenna tuner. In every way my flex is better than the other rigs in my shack. I get no device found with the flex radio software. Flexradio systems flex 5000a sdr transceiver for sale. The manual is in full color with screenshots and shows all the new software features for the flex 5000, 3000, and 1500 sdr radios. Announced was the end of flex5000 series see other article i just posted. Flexradio systems flex 5000a sdr transceiver for sale online. What kind of speakers should i buy for my flexradio sdr. Flexradio systems flex5000a specification pdf download.
Flex6400 signature series sdr transceiver w automatic antenna tuner. Jul 11, 20 i enjoyed the 20 flexradio systems banquet though the dayton grand needs taking to task for not measuring up. Describe your experience with the flexradio flex5000 and tell us why you give it the rating you did required. Flexradio flex5000 has beautiful am transmitted signal people bob martin, w6qju art collins, collins radio founder sid falkner, wn6mrm, now k6af harrison faulkner, jr, w6pm, sk bill dickman, w6dr teletype and home, sk chek tipcum, w6dq antennas and feedlines, sk james millan national radio company chuck swedblom, wa6exv.
Qso today interview with dennis kidder, w6dq qso today. The flex5000 qsdqse software defined radio transceiver discontinued. Features vary with model as noted in the revision history link below. Flex5000 with varying frequency amateur radio ponderings. Upgrading a flex5000c to windows 7 flexwire v1 connector pinout for the flex5000 and flex3000. The flex 5000 and flex 3000 interfaces with a windows based pc using the same firewire hardware device driver. How to update the flex 50003000 firmware prior to v2. I then powered it up just to make sure it was working. Two weeks ago i stumbled across a good deal on a flex radio systems flex 5000a software defined radio, so i had to snatch it up. View and download flexradio systems flex 5000 series owners manual online. The t8 power sdr is an enhanced version that changes a lot about the flex 5000 and older flex radios, once they went to the 6000 series, they changed how they render the screen, so there is no way to enhance it. I enjoyed the 20 flexradio systems banquet though the dayton grand needs taking to task for not measuring up. Hf50 mhz direct sampling software defined radio transceiver the flex6400 offers the latest direct.
This is the powersdr integrated installer which supports the flex1500, flex3000, and flex5000. All files provided by flexradio have been scanned for viruses. I just love the thing it lets me do much more than a normal radio. This forum is dedicated to the support of the flex5000 software defined radio. View and download flexradio systems flex5000 series owners manual online. The flex5000a integrates all iq data and hardware control over a single firewire ieee94 connection to a user provided computer.
The command api is accessed using a tcpip socket connection to port 4992 of the radio. The final step of the firmware upgrade process is to automatically issue a software reset of the flex5000 3000. Sep 09, 2018 uk amateur radio station moxmx demonstrating wsjtx on ft8. The fhm2 hand mic incorporates a high gain, wide frequency response condenser microphone element and with its ergonomic design and a low resistance ptt button, the fhm2 is a perfect complement to the flex5000, flex6500 and flex6700 software defined. Flexradio no longer upgrades the powersdr software but, ke9ns not only keeps it current but is continually adding improvements and new features to powersdr. May 05, 2011 under these conditions the k3 could operate 5khz away from the flex 5000 and not even know its there and the flex 5000 was completely unusable. The fhm2 hand mic incorporates a high gain, wide frequency response condenser microphone element and with its ergonomic design and a low resistance ptt button, the fhm2 is a perfect complement to the flex 5000, flex 6500 and flex 6700 software defined. The current 32 and 64bit signed flex50003000 firewire device driver is available from the flexradio systems home page. I havnt looked at digital modes since i was in the army in 1967, when i had a short look at rtty, and things has changed since that time. Operating satellites using satpc32 with the flex5000.
The flex5000 and flex3000 interfaces with a windows based pc using the same firewire hardware device driver. Hi thomas i thought you might be interested to know that ke9ns has updated powersdr software for flex 1500, 3000 and 5000 series radios with the following features. The flexradio systems engineering team has tested both the flex5000 and flex3000 with the icom pw1. Flexradio systems flex5000 series owners manual pdf. Flex radio systems, buy new and used products from ham. Welcome to the exciting world of software defined radio.
Flexradio systems powersdr software provides all dsp and hardware control functions for flexradio systems flex1500, flex3000 and flex5000 software defined radios. Other useful information would include your experience with similar products, infomation on a product that you would purchase instead of this one, and so on. A list of known latest versions of flex6000 related software i am using, with links if known. Flexradio systems flex3000 software defined hf50 mhz transceiver the software, flexradio systems power 40 sdr, is freely downloadable from flexradios web site.
Flexradio may offer downloads from various thirdparty software vendors for your convenience. Powersdr ke9ns flexradio no longer upgrades the powersdr software but, ke9ns not only keeps it current but is. My particular model has the 2nd receiver installed which i really like. The following brands have been used successfully with the flexradio systems software defined radios. Flex5000 accessories and upgrades flexradio systems. This is a pci device not a pciei have uninstalled and reinstalled power.
Flex radio systems, buy new and used products from ham radio. I have been a ham for more than 30 years and have had many radios. Receiving streaming status information from the radio. This is the powersdr integrated installer which supports the flex1500, flex 3000, and flex5000. It is fully compatible to smartsdr v1, v2 including smartlink and v3 including multiflex and smartcontrol. Flexradio announces the availability of smartsdr for windows version 3. Well, flex is not making the 5000 but the software continues to get regular updates.
I bought it used from a ham in pennsylvania in excellent condition. Reviewing the flex 5000a sdr ham radio flex 5000 discontinued. Download a pdf document for flexradio flex5000aatu with autotuner. The smartsdr tcpip api performs the following functions. Home hardware flex5000 software defined radio a and c. Thanks to the generosity to the crew at flexradio systems, w1aw, the hiram percy maxim memorial station, now boasts the newest in softwaredefined radio sdr a flex 5000a. Under these conditions the k3 could operate 5khz away from the flex 5000 and not even know its there and the flex 5000 was completely unusable. None of the software defined radios produced by flexradio systems has an external alc interface that can be connected to a power amplifier for control of the.
Flexwire v1 connector pinout for the flex5000 and flex3000. My software defined radio satellite station using a flex6600 1 files 678 downloads. This highquality balanced audio cable is used to connect a 3pin xlr balanced microphones, like the pr781 or outboard audio equipment to the flex6600, 6700 and flex5000s 14 balanced line level input. What software should i use to get the most out of it. After installation i only did minimal configuration, set buffer size and sample rate and would do the rest later. Flex5000a alc interfaceing the flex500a with the als600 solid state amp. If you have any questions, issues or problems operating.1573 733 363 328 787 340 534 1375 1409 624 1469 179 1418 557 736 775 126 1032 359 1131 1429 672 1036 329 556 1299 1113 21 1495 471 1341 1380 1240 580