Working with an evolving slightly complex station, AND wanting to using the LAN-Remote features of SmartSDR V1.4 with the Flex-6700 requires some planning – plus some electronics help!
Not point in reinventing the wheel when really sharp mins have created just the missing pieces to integrate my station.
Enter the 4o3a SSC XL Station Genius
The SSC XL allows control of Antennas, band-pass filters, 4-square antenna systems, beam stacks, beverages, Six Packs, rotators, RS-232 devices and more, per the website information.
Force12 expands further saying it is easier to say what you cannot control.
The main unit seems to have enough connectors to hook up to about anything:
An outboard Relay Board called the SCC-OM controls the various devices:
Mine just arrived and I am digesting the the manual as I get ready to implement. As a plus the device is said to be FlexRadio System Maestro ready!
LINK – USA Distributor Force12: http://www.force12inc.com/products/station-genius-ssc-xl-by-4o3a.html