Connecting Control Station to SmartPTT Radioserver

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Control station is a dedicated mobile radio (portable radio can be used as Control station for data only), connected to Radioserver PC via USB+Audio Cable.

Control Station is used to dispatch and control subscribers, or to connect to existing radio network for dispatch purpose. Control Station serves as gateway to the radio network for SmartPTT Radioserver.

In SmartPTT Basic Control stations are used to organize and dispatch radio network, and serve as core unit of radio network. SmartPTT Enterprise uses Control Stations also in Capacity Plus systems to have ability to transmit voice and data into radio network.

SmartPTT supports conventional analog stations and MOTOTRBO stations in Analog Mode and in Digital Mode as Control Stations.

 

To connect MOTOTRBO radio in analog or digital mode to Radioserver PC, user needs special USB+Audio cable.

To connect analog station to  Radioserver PC, user needs special connection adapter.

1.CONNECTING CONTROL STATION TO SMARTPTT RADIOSERVER

1.1.MOTOTRBO MOBILE RADIO CABLE FOR CONNECTION TO SMARTPTT RADIOSERVER

MOTOTRBO Control Station Cable is used for voice and data transmission in SmartPTT dispatcher system configuration based on MOTOTRBO mobile radios.

The cable consists of:

  1. MOTOTRBO mobile radio rear accessory connector
  2. Standard USB port with 1.5-meter cable to connect to a radioserver
  3. Audio jacks 3.5 mm (line out & microphone) with 1.5-meter audio cable to connect to radioserver sound card

 

USB+Audio Cable for MOTOTRBO Control Stations can be prepared on the basis of PMKN4016 Programming Rear Accessory Cable for MOTOTRBO Mobile Radios or on the basis of PMLN5072 Programming Rear Accessory Cable

 

 1.2.SMARTPTT ANALOG CONTROL STATION ADAPTER FOR CONNECTION TO SMARTPTT RADIOSERVER ALONG SERIAL PORT

SmartPTT adapter for connection of analog control stations to SmartPTT Radioserver along serial port is used when SmartPTT dispatcher and analog subscribers’ voice communication is performed by means of mobile analog radios (for example, Motorola GM series).

Analog Control Station Adapter consists of:

  1. Connector to analog radio accessory jack
  2. DB9 jack with 1.5-meter cable to connect to radioserver serial port
  3. Audio jacks 3.5mm (line out & microphone) with 1.5-meter audio cable to connect to radioserver sound card
 

Analog Radio Connection Circuit (RS232)

If you have some issues with Control Station, please read FAQ or send us email to support@smartptt.com.

FAQ:

Analog Adapter is not recognized in Windows 8 and higher.

You can try force installing 1.5.0 driver for adapter, instead of automatically installed version.

Problems with reading the radio via CPS

Control Station is not displayed on Dispatcher Console

Control station Channel name is displayed as “1:1”, "1:2", "1:3" etc.

How can I change Control Station Channel?

No Internet connection when Control Station is connected

 

 

 

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