SDR-Remote: A Physical Tuning and Control Knob for SDR#

Recently Maxim who runs his small company "ExpElectroLab" wrote in and wanted to share a new product that he's developed called "SDR-Remote v2.0". This is a physical tuning knob that connects to your PC, and can be used with programs like SDR#. Apart from the knob, there are also several buttons for volume control, presets, and various other functions. He writes:

Heart - ARDUINO NANO V3.0, buttons, encoder and software. Sketch wrote to order a professional programmer.

Implemented by:

  • tuning the reception frequency with a multiplicity of 1 kHz, 100 kHz, 1 mHz (additionally 50 Hz)
  • volume control
  • Mute the sound (mute)
  • FM mono / stereo switching
  • switching of modulation types
  • turn on / off the noise
  • adjustment of the threshold of noise
  • adjustment of the width of the strip
  • switching ranges 160m, 80m, 40m, 25m, 13m.10m, FM, AVIA, 2m, 70cm

It appears that Maxim doesn't have a full store, but rather sells the devices on VK Markets, which is a Russian clone of Facebook. Also at the moment only SDR-Remote V1.0 is available for sale, but V2.0 seems to be due to go on sale soon. Version 1.0 sells for 2,650 Rub, which is equivalent to around US$42. His store also contains various other home brew SDR related products such as upconverters, LNA's, filters and a fractal antenna. The video below in in Russian, but shows V2.0 being unboxed and demonstrates it working with SDR#.

Maxim has noted that you can contact him at [email protected] if you are non Russian and are interested in his products.

SDR-Remote V1.0
SDR-Remote V1.0

SDR-Remote V2.0 или валкодер для SDR Sharp

7 comments

      • Eddi

        Hi Maxim,
        Thanks for that.
        I stopped using Griffin because it had a smooth knob, so pretty useless for band scanning.
        A weighted knob like the 80’s series of Yaesu’s is what we want…
        Regards

  1. Maxim

    SDR Remote works with the Sharp SDR program via the NET Remote plug-in
    It works with any dongles that supports Sharp
    We offer a budget version.
    The development plans foresee the development of V3.0 with a display, selection of any tuning step, adjustment of the band, volume and noise reduction with encoder

  2. Golan Klinger

    While not as slick, it’s a heck of a lot less expensive than ELAD’s Tmate2 (which is fantastic, BTW.)

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