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by draawede
Fri Apr 19, 2019 4:58 am
Forum: RTL-SDR Discussion
Topic: V3 Jumper Wire?
Replies: 2
Views: 919

Re: V3 Jumper Wire?

Thanks for that very informative reply!!! I guess, from that response, I'm wondering if buying a recent V3 dongle would improve sensitivity and S/N vs my older V3 batch 2 dongle purchased in January 2017. Mine has already far exceeded my expectations in sens and S/N and is currently my primary HF re...
by draawede
Thu Apr 18, 2019 7:03 pm
Forum: RTL-SDR Discussion
Topic: V3 Jumper Wire?
Replies: 2
Views: 919

V3 Jumper Wire?

Hi, I saw a recent post in this forum (V3 dongle from Amazon) with a photo and a circuit diagram showing a wire jumper from C3 to the 3.3v land in the expansion port area of a newly purchased V3 dongle. The poster was wondering why it was there. An RTL-SDR.COM rep said that this mod reduced the nois...
by draawede
Thu Apr 18, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: RTL-SDR Discussion
Topic: V3 dongle from Amazon
Replies: 6
Views: 2333

Re: V3 dongle from Amazon

Hi, Concerning the initial post in this thread, I have a V3, batch 2 dongle (purchased about January 2017 from Amazon) and am wondering if my dongle has this mod (wire jumper or etched trace). If not, would it make a significant improvement to the S/N ratio if I added the jumper, and what would the ...