Midnight  Ultimate Keyer

 

Features

Video Overview

Front Panel
Assembly Guide

Rear Panel Assembly Guide

Quick Reference

Block Diagram

Schematic

Switch Functions

Software

Photo Gallery

Order

 

 

A full-featured electronic keyer
with unprecedented capabilities!


  • Simple, intuitive and flexible user interface

  • Seven keyer modes

  • Sidetone generators

  • Memories (9) with message chaining, unlimited
    nesting & time delays

  • Practice modes

  • Tune functions

  • Serial interface for optional terminal setup

  • Future Option Board ... Audio filter, amplifier, 4-way rig interface

 

Photo Gallery:


Small-sized plastic enclosure convenient for opposite-hand operation


Front Panel


Backside of Front Panel contains all the components!

Video Overview
 

Features:

 

Very Compact Design ... Attractive 4.5"W x 1.5"H x 3" all black enclosure.

Bright LED Display ... Four, seven-segment characters with center colon.

Simple, Intuitive, and Flexible User Interface ...

         Unique 4-character display guides you using an extended character set, blinking characters, and varying character brightness.

         Rotary control with push switch for setup and speed selection.

         Eight push-buttons for message selection and setup functions.

         Serial interface for optional terminal: for keyer control and keyboard keying; full color display (with touch screen) for keyed text and setup menus.

Seven Keyer Modes ... Iambic A, Iambic B, Dot Preferred, Dash Preferred, Ultimatic, Semi Automatic (Bug), and Manual (Straight).

Keying Rate ... User selectable from 5 to 50 WPM in 1 WPM steps, current rate is displayed briefly when changed.

Side Tone Generators ... 

         One for operator alerts (3.0 KHz).

         One for keyed text (0.5 - 9.5 KHz, operator selectable, can be muted).

         Miniature speaker.

Nine Message Memories ... 

         General messages 1 - 7 (non-volatile, 63 characters max).

         MY CALL (non-volatile, 15 characters max).

         THEIR CALL (volatile, 15 characters max).

         Input from CW paddles and/or optional terminal.

         Limited editing aids on input.

Embedded Message Control Functions ...

         Unlimited message chaining.

         Message nesting to four levels.

         Change keying speed.

         Insert time delays with displayed countdown (00:00:01 to 18:12:15) for beacon mode.

         Serial number generation and maintenance.

Practice Modes ...  Improve your Morse code keying and copying skills.

         Keyed text displayed with timing indicators.

         Groups of five random characters generated and displayed.

         Choose from all alpha, all numeric, alpha-numeric mixed, and sequential alpha.

         Optional terminal can capture random text for grading.

Tune Function ... Initiated and terminated using the paddles with a special control code.

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Block Diagram

 

Schematic

 

Switch Functions

 


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Kit: $34

 + Shipping (US: $10, DX: $20)

 

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2419 Feather Mae Ct

Forest Hill, Maryland 21050 USA

 

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Page last updated:  May 21, 2017