Detailed RIGblaster Comparison Chart

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Sound Source RIGblaster
(Dual RX Codecs)
RIGblaster Bluetooth®
Wireless
Technology
PC PC Internal USB Codec Internal USB Codec
Computer Interface USB USB Bluetooth®
Wireless
Technology
USB USB or RS-232 USB USB
Drivers Windows, Linux & Mac Windows, Linux & Mac Windows, Linux & Mac Windows, Linux & Mac Windows, Linux & Mac Windows, Linux & Mac Windows, Linux & Mac
Built-in Rig Control CAT, CI-V or RS-232 (DB9) CAT, CI-V or RS-232 (DB9) CAT, CI-V or RS-232 (DB9) CAT or CI-V      
True Keyed CW X X   X      
True Radio FSK X X          
Max Mic/Key/Audio Flexibility X            
Power USB USB Wall Adapter USB N/A USB USB
Use of Radio Accessory Jack X5 X5 X5 X5   X2 X2
Quick Connect Internal Jumper Blocks X X X     X4  
PC Speaker Pass-through X X X X      
PC Processing of Voice TX Audio X            
Digital Mode to Smart Devices     X        
Voice Mode to Wireless Headset     X        
Microphone Jacks              
Input, 8-pin Round Screw On (Adapters Available) X X X   X    
Output, RJ-45 (Adapters Available) X X X   X X2 X2
Uses Radio Mic Jack X X X   X X2 X2
Audio Input Jacks              
PC Audio Input       X X    
Radio Audio Input X X X X   X X
Audio Output Jacks              
Transmit Monitor Speaker Jack (1/8") X X X X X X  
Receive Monitor Speaker Jack (1/8") X X X X   X  
Keying Output Jacks              
Separate CW Output X     X      
Separate FSK Output X            
Combined CW/FSK Output   X         X
PTT Jacks              
Footswitch/Headset PTT Input X X X        
Multi-Function Footswitch Input (Multiple taps/Analog keypad) X            
Sequencer Ports              
SEQ Trigger (Output to sequencer) X            
SEQ Finish (Input from sequencer) X            
Transmit/Receive Controls              
Transmit Drive Level Adjustment Knob X X X   X X  
Receive Audio Level Adjustment Knob X X X     X  
Vox Delay Adjustment Knob X X X     X  
Vox/Auto Select Switch X X         X
Other Controls/Switches              
Main/Sub RX Switching X            
Software Controlled 12V Output X            
USB Pass-through Jack X            
CLRmod ClearSpeech® Option X            
Squelch Signal Input X     X      
LED Indicators              
LED - PTT X   X X   X X
LED - CW X     X      
LED - FSK X X          
LED - USB X X   X   X  
LED - FOOTSWITCH STATE X            
LED - SEQ START X            
LED - SEQ FINISH X            
LED - SQUELCH/COR X            
LED - Bluetooth® Connected   X          
Build              
High Quality Metal Case X X X Plastic X X (with plastic end caps) Thin aluminum (with case slot for USB cable)
Made in the USA X X X No X X X

Notes:

1 - Requires a different cable for each radio
2 - Depends on purchased cable
3 - Different models cover 8 pin, 4 pin and RJ-45 radios
4 - One supplied free. Others cost $7.95
5 - Requires the purchase of an additional cable

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