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SDR RSP2 receiver shutting down (Windows error)
« on: February 25, 2020, 2156 UTC »
I've noticed my RSP2 has been shutting off a lot lately, particularly when looking at other windows tabs. The following error comes up-

'SDRuno Error : Device cannot be initialized (sdr play _ api Fail

It is an older laptop. Any input would be great. Thats all I can post. I know its hard to diagnose computer issues via this method. Hoping it's a simple/common issue. Thanks
Listening on an Icom-718 with a 135' OCF dipole or a RSP2.  Grundig G3 and MLA-30 when portable. When QRP I use a Hendricks PFR-3 I built. Coverage is 20,30 and 40 meters.

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Re: SDR RSP2 receiver shutting down (Windows error)
« Reply #1 on: February 25, 2020, 2223 UTC »
This may be due to your CPU being temporarily overloaded. Close unnecessary programs.
My SDR-FL-Play also hangs sometimes in such situations. I am very pleased with this RSP1 / 2 clone.   
 I have an SDR load of up to 15% Sys around 30%.
 Any day, I'll have a laptop with more RAM and a Win10 system.
 I think there will be no more suspensions.
« Last Edit: February 25, 2020, 2227 UTC by kris »
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Re: SDR RSP2 receiver shutting down (Windows error)
« Reply #2 on: February 26, 2020, 0003 UTC »
Thanks for the reply Kris. I will try to delete unneeded space when I have a chance. I try to just keep HF.underground and the website I use for referencing shortwave stations up. Going to update the laptop in the next month or two and keep things as basic as possible.
Listening on an Icom-718 with a 135' OCF dipole or a RSP2.  Grundig G3 and MLA-30 when portable. When QRP I use a Hendricks PFR-3 I built. Coverage is 20,30 and 40 meters.