Do I have a V3 or older version

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chuckinnc
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Do I have a V3 or older version

Post by chuckinnc » Sun May 14, 2017 7:12 pm

My str-sdr blog's case doesn't say v3, in that area (bottom left)' it has a empty (square symbol) then the words bias tee enabled ? If this is a older version then, Is there a direct sampling hardware hack for this dongle and does the empty square mean it isn't bias tee ready?

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Re: Do I have a V3 or older version

Post by rtlsdrblog » Mon May 15, 2017 12:08 am

chuckinnc wrote:My str-sdr blog's case doesn't say v3, in that area (bottom left)' it has a empty (square symbol) then the words bias tee enabled ? If this is a older version then, Is there a direct sampling hardware hack for this dongle and does the empty square mean it isn't bias tee ready?
If it has the square then you have a V2 dongle.

On a V2 you will need to manually enable the bias tee by soldering the jumper pads together.

V2 also doesn't have direct sampling built in, but there are easy to access direct sampling pads on the PCB and you can attach a wire antenna to it.

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