If you are new to the FLEX-6000 and SmartSDR, here are some documents that you may wish to review and have handy.
First, I would start here after you have your radio connected to your computer or Maestro. https://youtu.be/YJteC7p59ZU
Since the FLEX-6000 is dependent on a network, this overview on Networking is very useful: https://youtu.be/Oac-Sf-FsnI
Our YouTube Channel with lots of how-to videos from setting up your Digital programs and other programs that work with your FlexRadio is an invaluable resource:
YouTube Videos on getting started, the Maestro and FT8 with SliceMaster:
SmartSDR User Guide - describes SmartSDR and all the different functions. Very well laid out. https://www.flexradio.com/downloads/smartsdr-software-user-guide-pdf/
Maestro User Guide
Flex 6400M and 6600M User Guide:
Flex 6000 Hardware Reference Manual - 6300 6500 6700:
Hardware Reference Manual - describes the connections on the back of the radio - Flex 6400 and 6600: https://www.flexradio.com/downloads/flex-6400-and-flex-6600-hardware-reference-manual-pdf/
CAT USB Interfacing - used for interfacing external devices like amplifiers for automatic band switching: https://www.flexradio.com/downloads/usb-cable-interface-guide-pdf/
When you are ready to set up SmartLink, have a look at Section 9 in the SmartSDR V3 Users guide.
Controlled Envelope SSB - how to get more power out of your Flex 6000 radio: http://www.arrl.org/files/file/QEX_Next_Issue/2014/Nov-Dec_2014/Hershberger_QEX_11_14.pdf
If you want to dig under the covers on SDR overload, this is a great article. https://community.flexradio.com/flexradio/topics/adc-overload-myths-debunked. Our CTO Steve Hicks authored it.
Application Help like WSJTx, HRD, and More - checkout the Flex Community at: https://community.flexradio.com/flexradio
SmartSDR and Hardware technical support: https://helpdesk.flexradio.com/hc/en-us/articles/202118688-How-to-Submit-a-Request-for-Technical-Support.
If you are a MAC user:
We highly recommend using SmartSDR for Mac that is available from the App Store.
SmatSDR for Mac Manuals: https://manuals.roskosch.de/smartsdr-mac/
And for mobile Apple devices, there is SmartSDR for iOS too, also available from the App Store.
SmartSDR for iOS Manuals: http://manuals.roskosch.de/