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May I introduce - my Raspberry Pi Controller/Autoguider - TSC 2 months 4 weeks ago #14802

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Hi!

recently I trashed my Littlefoot V-power, an action that left my without a stepper controller for my rather heavy Houghton telescope. Beyond that, I was annoyed by the plethora of adapters, cables, additional programs hampered by Windows component updates and so on. So I programmed my own stepper controller on a Raspberry Pi 3, which features standalone autoguiding via INDI, observation lists and catalogs, an LX200 interface and a ST4 interface. Not all features are fully tested and everything is in a very early stage - but code is available and I documented the project a little bit. It can be found under TSC-Wiki alongside with the C++code. Comments are highly welcome ...
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May I introduce - my Raspberry Pi Controller/Autoguider - TSC 2 months 4 weeks ago #14805

Hi there,
I'm very impressed by your mount, a real beauty :)
Br
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May I introduce - my Raspberry Pi Controller/Autoguider - TSC 2 months 4 weeks ago #14807

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Will follow this with great interest! Would love to build my own mount - especially a large fork like yours (I hate german eq's
Thanks for making it open.
cheers
Gary

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May I introduce - my Raspberry Pi Controller/Autoguider - TSC 2 months 4 weeks ago #14818

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Great project! Thanks for sharing. I'm gonna follow it n github.

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May I introduce - my Raspberry Pi Controller/Autoguider - TSC 1 month 2 days ago #16320

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hi!
just a little update - more testing, debugging, hardware addons like a hardware watch and an internal USB/RS232 converter, all INDI cameras (theoretically) and above all a rather stable interface to Sky Safari, CdC, Stellarium , SkyTechX via ASCOM (thanks knro for INDI, btw ...) - screenshots are in the appendix of the wiki ... github.com/selste/TwoStepperControl/wiki/TSC
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May I introduce - my Raspberry Pi Controller/Autoguider - TSC 1 month 1 day ago #16331

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wbirk wrote: hi!
just a little update - more testing, debugging, hardware addons like a hardware watch and an internal USB/RS232 converter, all INDI cameras (theoretically) and above all a rather stable interface to Sky Safari, CdC, Stellarium , SkyTechX via ASCOM (thanks knro for INDI, btw ...) - screenshots are in the appendix of the wiki ... github.com/selste/TwoStepperControl/wiki/TSC
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Hi,
HNSKY version 3.3.3_FPC for Linux is an INDI client.
Do you know about it?

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You can try my open project Ubuntu Astronomy

May I introduce - my Raspberry Pi Controller/Autoguider - TSC 1 month 23 hours ago #16352

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hi!
no, i was not aware of that. good to know. mount control via indi is still on the to-do list, also for kstars lite ...
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May I introduce - my Raspberry Pi Controller/Autoguider - TSC 2 weeks 3 days ago #16650

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Hi!
As things approach something that might be a release, i started a little blog on TSC and other ATM stuff ... tscatm.wordpress.com
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May I introduce - my Raspberry Pi Controller/Autoguider - TSC 5 days 7 hours ago #16877

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... made a little video -
... mainly about slewing my big phat scope :)
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