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Wires-X - Personal Digital Node
(Setup & Fix)

Your Radio needs to be registered

FT2DR SETUP: Internet is required.

   1. Install Wires-X ver. 1.5.1.0 (do not run it yet).
   2. Do not plug in you SCU-19 until you finish the install of the SCU-19 driver.
   3. Plug in the SCU-19 cable.
   4. Confirm the Comport # in device manager (Prolific USB-to-Serial CommPort(COM?)
   5. Holding the [X] and [BAND] keys then turn on the FT2DR. Will show PDN on the screen lower right
   6. Switch to DIRECT press the A/B  (each press will toggle between modes).
   7. Start Wires-X software and choose the Prolific USB-to-Serial comport
   8. Enter your Node & Room number and then confirm your Radio ID and press ID Entry button
       It will fill in the activation info then click OK 
   9. Press the [X] button on the FT2DR to register the link.
 10. Wait till all Nodes & Rooms are loaded and then you can right mouse on your favorite Node or Room
       then add it to your Bookmarks.
 11. Choose the Node or Room you want to connect to and right mouse and click connect.
 12. Then choose the Node or Room by right mouse and connect.
 13. To disconnect from a Node or Room press and hold the [BAND] button

Note: PDN Mode active (see the screen)

   1. For "Normal (single band) operation" press and hold the [X] button then press the [A/B]
   2. For "PDN operation" press the [A/B] and then press [X] button


FTM400DR/XDR "PDN" SETUP: Internet is required.

  1. Install Wires-X ver. 1.5.1.0 (do not run yet!).
  2. Do not plug the SCU-20 in to your computer until the installation of the driver is finished.
  3. Now plug in the SCU-20 cable in to your computer.
  4. Confirm the Comport # in device manager (Prolific USB-to-Serial CommPort(COM?)


  In the Wires-X software under "Communication port" select the "Serial port number specify" and enter
  your comport number and press [OK]


   5. Turn on the FTM400 while holding the DX button you should PDN in the middle of the screen.
   6. To switch to the "Direct" mode press the lower VFO knob in.
       Press it in again it will put you back to Normal (single band mode).
       It will switch each time you press it in.
   7. Start Wires-X software, and enter your Node & Room Number and confirm your Radio ID and press
       [ID Entry] button. It will fill in the activation info then click [OK] 
   
  NOTE: If you get an Warning.........Audio Device error like below.



       

       Plug a unused blank plug into the Microphone or Headset jack on your computer. 

       

       Restart Wires-X software it should show at the bottom line Ready (right) Online on the left.
       Fill out the rest of your Settings information and click OK (Read GPS Data will not auto fill)
   8. Wait till all the Nodes & Rooms are loaded and then you can right mouse on your favorite Node or
       Room then add it to your Bookmarks.
   9. Now a short press the DX button to link the radio.

   To use it choose a Room or Node and right mouse then click connect