Getting setup on a Mac

I am having trouble getting the Mac to see the Hub in the digirig. It sees the sound card but not the serial interface.
Maybe I said that wrong
Is there any drivers I need?
I know my cables are good because it works on a windows machine
MacOS is just not seeing the entire digirig.

The sound card is behind the hub, same as the serial port so the hub is not an issue.
The driver may be. Please find the download link in the setup instructions.

The serial interface should show up in your /dev/tty.* device lists. You can run β€œls -lart /dev/tty*” and it will be in the bottom of the list because it will be the newest device. The Audio side should show up in your audio devices.

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Did you get this working?

Yes it is way easier than windows 11

I’m having the same problem. How did you resolve it? Did you end up having to load the driver?

did you ever get this resolved? Ping me if not and I can help you.
73 de K6EF

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I am having a similar problem getting CAT control to run on a KX3/WSJT-X/Macbook Air OSx 12.2

The devices show up in my device list:
crw-rw-rw- 1 root wheel 0x16000000 Dec 23 09:23 /dev/tty.usbserial-14220
crw-rw-rw- 1 root wheel 0x16000004 Dec 23 09:24 /dev/tty.SLAB_USBtoUART

However when I click Test CAT I get a device timeout:
Hamlib error: rig_flush: called for serial device
read_string_generic called, rxmax=4095 direct=1, expected_len=1
write_block(): TX 3 bytes, method=2
0000 49 44 3b ID;
read_string_generic called, rxmax=128 direct=1, expected_len=1
read_string_generic(): Timed out 1.000 seconds after 0 chars, direct=1
kenwood_transaction: read_string(expected=128, len=0)=β€˜β€™
kenwood_transaction: read_string retval < 0, retval = -5, retry_read=1, rs->rigport.retry=1
kenwood.c(624):kenwood_transaction returning2(-5) Communication timed out

2:kenwood.c(1098):kenwood_get_id returning(-5) Communication timed out

verify_kenwood_id: cannot get identification
2:rig.c(7478):async_data_handler_stop entered
2:rig.c(7508):async_data_handler_stop returning(0)
ser_close: restoring options
1:rig.c(1273):rig_open returning(-5) Communication timed out

Communication timed out
Communication timed out
while opening connection to rig

Any suggestions are appreciated.


@Marty That is great you got everything working, as reported here:

Have fun with the WSJT-X modes!

73 Constrainted

Thanks for the encouragement. This setup is just to reduce cables when I go portable sometime next year. Been running FT8 at home for 2 yrs with an EFHW and 5-15W Got WAS and DXCC and >250 parks. It’s been fun and challenging.

Marty (Gmail, iPad)