Sepember 16th 2018 update: We now recommend using our new searchable Video Guide and Apps note catalogue. Click here to go to the catalogue
Our Video Guides and links to many additional third party guides and demos can also be found on the SDRplay YouTube Channel – go to: https://www.youtube.com/c/SDRplayRSP – and click on the playlist of interest to see the full list of videos in each category – you will find product information videos, reviews and demos – including videos in other (non English) languages. There are also links to videos demonstrating SDR-related techniques, tips and useful advice. We welcome suggestions for new links to be added. email your suggestions to jon.hudson at SDRplay dot com.
We also list below, direct links to the most important Video Guides (this section will eventually be removed once we’re confident that the new catalogue will serve the purpose better)
Start Here Video Guide (RSPduo only)
For owners of the new RSPduo, please look at this video guide which covers the way in which SDRuno works. https://youtu.be/LxUJ5NGuX8o
There are also several excellent independent third party introductory videos for the RSPduo, which we recommend, such as these:
Sevenfortyone RSPduo video: https://youtu.be/8WNxtanfWIk
Tech Minds RSPduo video: https://youtu.be/wxu0ZJUvATE
Owners of other RSPs see below:
Start Here Video Guide (RSP1, RSP1A, RSP2, RSP2pro)
This introductory video is for anyone completely new to SDR, and wanting to see how to get started with an RSP1A: https://youtu.be/JvP8t8aPmRw (It covers where to get the software and how to connect a basic antenna for shortwave listening to the point where you receive your first signals) Welcome Mi Amigo Radio International listeners 🙂
There are also several excellent independent third party introductory videos which we recommend: this recently made video from David Casler reflects the latest version of SDRuno and the NOOB experience: Start 9 minutes 40 seconds in: https://youtu.be/D4y4llOkNYM
Another 3rd party guide to SDRuno is from SevenFortyOne : Start 4 minute 9 seconds in: https://youtu.be/9cxkwF1Dp6k
RSP2 and RSP2pro Multiple Antenna Ports:
This short video introduces the multiple antenna ports applicable to the RSP2 and RSP2pro: https://youtu.be/YAtT97Ash8E
SDRuno Video Guides (made using V 1.2 and later)
Our recommended “Start Here” video introducing SDRuno and plugging in your RSP for the first time:
and this more recent video provides additional installation advice and troubleshooting tips:
#1 SDRuno v1.2 Workspaces & Resolution bandwidth
Demonstration saving a workspace and resolution bandwidth.
#2 SDRuno v1.2 PWR & SNR measurement & ham band framing.
Demonstration making and recording accurate RFpower and SNR measurements. Saving a workspace as well as resolution bandwidth.
This video explains how Gain and AGC work in SDRuno:
How to monitor multiple bands in any 10MHz slice of spectrum:
Demonstration of how to monitor 2 bands simultaneously – also a good Mac-based demo showing SDRuno running onParallels.
What’s changed in SDRuno version 1.22
This video highlights new features in V 1.22 (what’s new specifically in v1.22)
Introducing SDRuno v1.21
Showing SDRuno V1.21 and highlighting differences now that RSP1A support is added (useful for people who have only ever used older versions of SDRuno)
How to use Ham Radio Deluxe with SDRuno
Demonstration of using HRD to control SDRuno and a companion transceiver without causing crashes
SDRuno Video Guides (V 1.13 and older)
These are our older SDRuno Video guides but specific topics are still relevant and only minor differences may exist with the look and feel of later software versions:
#1 Basic layout and settings (parts of this are now obsolete)
Demonstrates how to get started with SDRuno settings, starting from the very first screen which appeared in the older versions prior to v 1.2 of the SDRuno SDR software. Please see later video specifically for how to save workspaces in Version 1.2 and later – it is completely different – see pages 12 and 13 of the manual – http://www.sdrplay.com/docs/SDRplay_SDRuno_User_Manual.pdf
#2 Virtual Audio Cable 1 of 2
Demonstrates how to configure Virtual Audio Cable for use with SDRuno.
#3 Virtual Audio Cable 2of 2 (showing MultiPSK)
Continuation of Video #2. Demonstrates SDRuno using VAC along with MultiPSK decoding CW signals.
#4 Noise reduction intro on HF
How to use NR (Noise reduction)
#5 Memory Panel part 1 of 2
We download the current EIBI HF CSV format database file & convert it to a readable SDRuno file format.
#6 Memory Panel part 2 of 2
Continuation of Video #5. We will create and save our own custom memory bank.
#7 Calibrate the RSP-1 or RSP-2
Calibrating the RSP-1 and RSP-2 using the auto calibrate feature built into SDRuno.
#8 Virtual Audio Cable & DSD decoder
Demonstrates how to configure DDS decoder for use in SDRuno.
#9 Notch filter function
Demonstrates the Notch Filter function inside the EX Control Module and AUX SP Module.
#10 FM Broadcast RDS data decoding
Decoding RDS data transmitted within FM broadcast radio stations (88 – 108 MHZ).
#11 Yaesu FTDX 3000, Omnirig & LOG4OM Logger integration
Setup configuration with the above software.
#12 Yaesu FTDX 3000, Omnirig & LOG4OM Logger in Action
This is a follow up to Video #11 showing the FTDX3000, Omnirig and LOG40M in action.
#13 SDRuno EX-Control Module
Overview of the functions inside the EX-Control Module
#14 CSV user list browser with virtual com ports
Free add-on app called CSV user list browser. CSV user list browser directly interfaces with SDRuno.
#15 Decoding APRS
Decoding APRS packets.
#16 Decoding ACARS
Decoding ACARS packets.
#17 TM-2 USB Controller
Using the TM-2 external Controller. The TM-2 is fully supported in SDRuno.
#18 Tune-LO & LO Lock
Reason for separation between the TUNE & LO and what is the LO Lock function.
#19 Pre-selection filters of the RSP-1 and RSP-2
Overview of the hardware pre-selection filters of the RSP-1 and RSP-2.
#20 VRX feature
Overview of the VRX function.
#21 Griffin PowerMate
Demonstration of the Griffin PowerMate USB knob.
Non-windows Getting Started
#1 RSP 1 & 2 with SDR Console v3
Getting started with SDR-Console v3 using the RSP 1 & 2.
See also this excellent 3rd party video: https://youtu.be/CP4caZNI4ww
How to access and set up a remote SDR using SDR Colsole V3
#1 RSP 1A with HDSDR
The importance of a good ground or counterpoise (short wave example):
Setting up a Panadapter using SDRuno and Windows:
Setting Up a Panadapter on your Mac with the RSP1A and CubicSDR:
Application-specific Video guides
Simply search within the YouTube search box for “SDRplay” and the topic of interest to see an ever-growing number of videos on many many applications.
All our SDRuno Video Guides and links to many additional third party guides and demos can be found on the SDRplay YouTube Channel – go to: https://www.youtube.com/c/SDRplayRSP – and click on the playlist of interest to see the full list of videos in each category – you will find product information videos, reviews and demos – including videos in other (non English) languages. There are also links to videos demonstrating SDR-related techniques, tips and useful advice. We welcome suggestions for new links to be added. email your suggestions to jon.hudson at SDRplay dot com.