The ones it works well with probably have lower impedance headphones that
are more sensitive.
Carl Moreschi N4PY
121 Little Bell Dr
Hays, NC 28635
----- Original Message -----
From: "Rick W" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Ten-Tec Reflector" <email@example.com>
Sent: Monday, July 19, 2010 9:59 PM
Subject: Re: [TenTec] Orion Monitor Problem
> Thanks for the reply Carl.
> Well it works MUCH better with Version 2 of the firmware. So you may well
> right. I loaded Version 2.063Xg and did a RAM CLEAR and followed that
> with a
> Master Reset and it seems to function quite nicely with the SP OFF!
> Others seem to NOT have the same problem running 1.373b5 that I do? So I
> I'll live with it and just wait until the next new and improved version
> hits the Ten-Tec site.
> Again, thanks for the reply.
> 73, Rick
> To: "Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Subject: Re: [TenTec] Orion Monitor Problem
> From: "N4PY2" <email@example.com>
> Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2010 20:52:39 -0400
> What happens with version 2 Orion firmware? I think the entire path for
> monitor is in the firmware. This could be a bug back in 1.373b5.
> Carl Moreschi N4PY
> 121 Little Bell Drive
> Hays, NC 28635
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Rick W" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: "Ten-Tec Reflector" <email@example.com>
> Sent: Monday, July 19, 2010 8:44 PM
> Subject: [TenTec] Orion Monitor Problem
>>I rarely use the MON function on my Orion (565) but decided to give it a
>> recently. Well it doesn't seem to be working the way it should. Here's
>> 1) firmware 1.373b5
>> 2) MON level at 100%
>> 3) SP (speech processor) off -- more on this.
>> 4) earphones plugged in
>> 5) Ten-Tec hand mic
>> 6) No external Orion software involved
>> With this set-up I DO NOT hear the monitored signal in the earphones? I
>> tried a
>> different set of earphones and a different microphone. Still nothing.
>> Now if I turn ON the SP the monitored audio increases as I increase the
>> strength. It's very light at 1 and quite audible at 6??
>> I have done a RAM CLEAR and MASTER RESET but nothing has changed. MON
>> well in RTTY (FSK) mode and AM? It's not great in either SSB or FM?
>> It is my understanding that the MON is controlled in firmware. So
>> how it is controlled on the schematics is not going to be the answer. So
>> pretty well at a loss.
>> How does the microphone audio make it to the earphones in the MON mode?
>> What is
>> the path and where do I start my troubleshooting?
>> Thoughts appreciated! Thanks!
>> Website: http://www.ve7tk.com
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