Category: DXmate

My Dit/Dah’s are Reversed?

You may find that your paddle is “reversed”, this really comes down to how we learned paddles. You can can reverse this by “swapping” the DSR/DCD settings in the DXMate Tab.

Using a microphone with WebDX

  1. Connect to a station using WebDX.
  2. At the very right-hand side of the Chrome address bar, there will be a camera icon. Click the camera icon, then select the USB audio CODEC device as your microphone.Screen Shot 2015-12-08 at 11.34.48 AM
  3. Refresh the page for the change to take effect.
  4. The next time you power on a radio, your DXmate microphone will be used.
Using headphones with WebDX on a Mac PC
 
  1. Click the Apple menu at the top-left of your screen, then click System Preferences…
  2. Click the Sound icon, then the Output tab.
  3. Select the USB audio CODEC device for sound output.
  4. You may need to restart Chrome for this change to take effect.

Using headphones with WebDX on a Windows PC

  1. In the system tray of the taskbar, next to the clock, right-click the speaker icon and select Playback devices.
  2. Select the Speakers – USB audio CODEC option, then click Set default.
  3. You may need to restart Chrome for this change to take effect.

Latency Issues

If you are experiencing latency issues with your DXmate be sure to check the following:

1. CPU bound issues. Latency can be seen if your PC is consuming excessive CPU cycles. Close all programs other than chrome and the helper app and try again.

2. Be sure to have all the latest updated installed for your PC.

3. Turn off viris scanning/sypware software.

Wiring Diagram for DXmate

3.5mm PHONES: TIP = Left Speaker, RING= Right Speaker, Sleeve = GND
3.5mm MIC: TIP = MIC, RING= NO CONNECT, Sleeve = GND
3.5mm PAD: TIP = DAH/DCD, RING=DIT/DSR, Sleeve = GND
3.5mm PTT: TIP=PTT/KEY, RING=NO CONNECT, Sleeve =GND

Plugging In Your Paddle/Key

Keyer Setup

  1. Plug the DXmate into your PC or Mac with the included USB cable. The DXmate does not require external power or special drivers.
  2. Open the RHR Helper app and select the DXmate tab. If you do not have the RHR Helper installed, install it now.