If you want a turnkey CW and phone keyer in one box with 6 memories.
Check out ZS4TX's Super Combo Keyer at
They are also sold in Europe.
It uses the Idiom Press CMOSIII chip for CW.
Tom Hammond NØSS wrote:
> K0HB wrote:
> >Thinking of replacing my old Heathkit SA-5010 uMatic
> >keyer (the top is delaminating).
> > 12V operation
> > Adjustable weighting
> > Adjustable spacing
> > Adjustable sidetone (volume and pitch)
> > Several memories (at least 5)
> For my $$$, the ONLY keyer to have (and I've had MANY over the past 42+
> years) is the CMOS Super Keyer III (LogiKey) from Idiom Press,
> If you're a builder, the CMOS Super Keyer III is VERY(!) easy to build. $58
> ppd for all the components that mount on the PC board, and with a little
> judicious searching, another $20 for the external (not PC board mounted)
> components. This keyer will typically run 1-2 years(!) on three internal AA
> The hardest part of building the CMOS III keyer is finding memory buttons
> with a really good 'feel', and I've found them, for about $1.50 each,
> including switch caps. Contact me if you're interested.
> If you're not a builder, then consider the LogiKey, which comes to you
> pre-assembled for $130. This keyer runs on a single 9V battery, but I don't
> have battery life info.
> As a contester/ragchewer I've found these keyers to provide ALL of the
> features I want in a keyer... and I find them to be by far the 'smoothest'
> sending keyers on the market today.
> 73 - Tom Hammond N0SS
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