My Docks

Once your dock is set up, you'll be greeted by a user-friendly interface packed with important details and options:

  • Name: This is your dock's unique identifier.

  • License Type: Shows what license you have.

  • Software Version: This tells you the current version of your dock's software.

  • Status: Let you know if your dock is online or offline.

  • Address: The network or physical location of your dock.

  • Station: The station your dock is linked to.

  • Audio Received: A count of audio files your dock has received.

  • Actions: Here you can manage your dock, including deleting audio files if needed.

Additionally, you have access to "Settings," where you can customize configurations to suit your specific requirements.

Station/CallSign: This setting provides the ability to select and assign a specific station or call sign to the dock. Within the dropdown menu, you can easily choose from existing stations or add and remove stations as needed, ensuring seamless customization of your dock's station affiliation.

In the "Settings" menu, you can tailor the dock to your needs. Click "Settings" to see a range of options in a pop-up:

  • Station/CallSign: Pick or set a station or call sign from a dropdown menu. You can add or remove stations to match your dock's station link perfectly.

This feature makes customizing your dock straightforward and flexible.

To add a new station to your dock, you'll follow these simple steps:

  • Click "Add New Station" to open a new dialog box.

  • Station/CallSign: Enter the unique identifier for the new station, which can be letters, numbers, or symbols.

  • Category: Choose a category that best describes the station, like "Police," "EMS," or "Fire."

This process allows you to expand and organize the stations your dock connects with.

  • Frequency: Type in the station's broadcasting frequency or channel number. This detail is crucial to connect your device to the station.

  • Description: Write a short description of the station. This could include the kind of content it broadcasts, its schedule, or other important notes.

By setting these, you ensure your dock is perfectly tuned and informed about each station it interacts with.

To incorporate a new station:

  • Fill in the four fields: Station/CallSign, Category, Frequency, and Description with the relevant details.

  • Click the "Save" button to store this information.

This will add the station to your dock, neatly organizing it for quick access whenever needed.

To delete a station from your dock:

  • Click on "Remove Station" to start.

  • Select the station you want to remove from the list that appears in the dialog box.

  • Confirm by clicking the "Delete" button.

This will remove the selected station from your system.

In the settings menu, you'll find options to customize your dock's audio features:

Speaker: Here, you can set up your dock's audio output preferences.

Speaker Volume: Adjust the speaker volume to your liking.

Record Audio: Choose if you want to record audio.

Recorder Sensitivity: Set the sensitivity of the recorder to match the conditions of your environment.

These settings help you control how you hear and record sounds with your dock.

The settings of the Boondock Echo offer detailed customization:

  • Identify Button: Click this to make the dock emit a "beep-beep" to identify it by sound.

  • More Settings Button: Access further options to customize the dock's name, location, and address for detailed control.

In the 'Player Settings' and 'Recorder Settings,' you have:

Player Settings:

  • Speaker: Choose where the sound plays out, like speakers or headphones.

  • Transmit: Adjust how your audio is sent out to others, fine-tuning how it's shared.

  • Notification: Set up alerts to keep you informed about the player's activity or changes.

Recorder Settings:

  • Minimum Size (sec): Decide the shortest allowed recording to ensure each has a minimum length.

  • Maximum Size (sec): Set a cap on how long a recording can be.

  • Silence (sec): Determine how long the recorder waits during silence before stopping the recording, useful for saving space and keeping recordings concise.

These options allow for a tailored experience, whether you're listening to or recording audio.

You will also find:

  • Notification: Set up how you want to be alerted about activities or changes.

  • Upload Recording: Allows you to upload recording.

  • Gain: Adjust the signal strength to improve the quality and reach of your audio transmissions to suit your needs.

In the "Other Settings" section, you'll find a range of customization options, including:

  • Transmit: Tailor your transmission settings, allowing you to control how your audio is broadcast or shared.

  • Audio to Text: This feature seamlessly converts your audio file into text.

These settings allow for a highly personalized setup, ensuring your Boondock Echo behaves and responds in the way you find most effective.

In the next section, you can input specific details to describe your Boondock Echo setup:

  • Dock's Name: Assign a unique name to your Boondock station for easy identification.

  • Location: Specify the exact location where your Boondock Echo is stationed.

  • Address: Input the full address corresponding to the precise location for comprehensive identification.

The Boondock Echo also includes these special features:

Reboot: Use this to restart your dock, which can help with updates or troubleshooting.

Identify: This helps you find your dock by making it emit a unique sound, useful when you have multiple docks.

Save: After you've made adjustments in the settings, this button ensures all your changes are kept.

These functions enhance your experience by adding convenience and ease of use to your Boondock Echo setup.

The Boondock Echo gives you control over system settings with these options:

Set Default: This button allows you to revert to the original settings you prefer.

Factory Reset: Resets the dock to the way it was when you first got it, erasing all custom settings.

WiFi Network: Lets you connect the dock to up to three different WiFi networks by entering the SSIDs and passwords.

These features make managing and customizing your dock's functionality straightforward.

Let's look at the Received section next.

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