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TOPIC: PHD 2.6 and Ekos external dithering support

PHD 2.6 and Ekos external dithering support 2 weeks 6 days ago #14959

I am confused by the instruction 'PHD2 selected in KStars as your guider'.
I have selected SX CCD Lodestar as the guider and under Guider type selected PHD2 - is this what is meant?
The software seems to have trouble controlling the mount.
I do not have a mount selected in KStars and have the mount selected in PHD2 as On Camera.
Can this work?

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PHD 2.6 and Ekos external dithering support 2 weeks 6 days ago #14961

If you use PHD2, do not select the guider in Ekos. Leave it empty. You must fully control the guider in PHD2 (via INDI or whatever means). In Ekos, select PHD2 as the guider and when guiding is required, Ekos shall send commands to PHD2 to start/stop guiding.

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PHD 2.6 and Ekos external dithering support 2 weeks 6 days ago #14964

Jasem,

The bit I am confused about is how to select PHD2 as the guider, I do not have PHD2 in the dropdown list.

I am using Ubuntu Mate with downloads upto date on Thursday after the recent issues were fixed.

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PHD 2.6 and Ekos external dithering support 2 weeks 6 days ago #14974

You actually select PHD2 in Guide Module options, but I also added it to the dropdown list in the latest build. So in a couple of hours update your KStars and you should see it in the dropdown list for Guider.
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