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CW Keyer
Sale price: $159.00

CW Keyer

CW KEYER™ is a powerful USB CW interface/memory keyer based on the K1EL WinKey chip and microKEYER™ technology.  CW Keyer™ provides the unmatched CW features of the original microKEYER and a USB radio control interface in a small, readily portable package for those with no need for the audio handling capabilities of microKEYER.  

CW KEYER™ uses a single USB port can be interfaced with many logging programs for both radio control and CW transmission.  CW KEYER™ supports a PS/2 keyboard for CW generation or control of the memory keyer functions (including contest serial number generation) or a PS/2 keypad for control of the memory functions.  The keyboard and keypad function whether or not CW KEYER™ is connected to a computer. 

Package contains: CW KEYER™, manual and control software on CDROM, USB A-B cable 2m (6.5ft) long, and radio (CAT) cable.

Features and functions:
CW KEYER Block Diagram
 CW KEYER block diagram
No serial or parallel port needed, just one USB port
Complete electrical isolation between computer and radio
- optical isolation of ALL signals: Radio Control, CW, PTT
Compatible with most Windows based logging and control software
- special microHAM "USB Device Router " program creates virtual COM ports
  to interface with logging software

- customizable presets allow instantly changing CW KEYER to work with 
  different loggers.  
Macintosh OS-X Support 
- compatible with and supports MacLoggerDX by Dog Park Software 
Integrated computer control port for all radios:
    CI-V, FIF-232, IF-232, RS-232

- supports Icom, Kenwood, Ten Tec, Yaesu and other radios
- no separate level converter required
Integrated K1EL WinKey™ chip with extended capabilities 
- front panel speed knob
- nine (9) user programmable memories
- programmable contest serial number with optional RST
- PS/2 keyboard support for direct CW generation
- PS/2 keyboard/keypad support for instant CW message playback  
- PS/2 keyboard/keypad CW work without computer connection
- automatic "early" PTT
- selectable side tone
- all parameters are stored in flash memory and reloaded on power up
Strong RFI immunity
- integrated chokes and filters for best RFI immunity
- advanced shielding and circuit design for RFI product supression
Quick change connectors
- USB, Radio CAT - 1/8"
- Paddle - 1/4", PS/2 - MiniDIN6, CW - RCA, PTT - RCA
Front panel LEDs for easy visual feedback of CW and PTT
Metal/Aluminum case, powder coated and silk screened
Free, time unlimited firmware/software upgrades via internet