R820T Loop Through

Steve Markgraf steve at steve-m.de
Thu May 24 22:18:42 UTC 2018


Hi Carl,

On 24.05.2018 06:31, Carl Laufer wrote:
> Is there any reason for this to be turned on during normal operation of
> the RTL-SDR?

No, not really, I'm not aware of any sticks making use of the
loop-through output.

> Turning it off seems to reduce current usage by 10 to 20 mA. To turn it
> off set reg 0x05 bit 7 to 1. Seems to turned be on by default. Haven't
> seen any effects from turning it off.

Good point, I've just committed a patch that turns it off.

Regards,
Steve



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