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TOPIC: INDI for OPTEC FocusLock Focusing Software (with ONAG)

INDI for OPTEC FocusLock Focusing Software (with ONAG) 3 months 4 weeks ago #22573

I guys :)
I have an ONAG SC from Innovations Foresight and I will be using the Optec FocusLock Focusing Software (near real-time focus). Is anyone working on an INDI driver and/or integration to support this software within Ekos/Kstars? That would be great!

FocusLock is the first method of focus that uses real-time feedback continuously by sampling the optical quality of the guide image.
www.optecinc.com/astronomy/catalog/focuslock/index.htm

Thank you in advance for your help & support.

André

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INDI for OPTEC FocusLock Focusing Software (with ONAG) 3 months 3 weeks ago #22724

Actually, I would love to see this capability in Ekos directly. FocusLock is Windows only as I recall.

For those that are new to this, the idea is with ONAG setups (and probably OAG as well), the guide camera is using the same optical path as the imaging camera. Variations in focus of the guide star are equivalent to variations of focus for the main camera. If you track and adjust focus of the guide star constantly you are in effect continuously focusing the main camera.

More info here: www.innovationsforesight.com/education/real-time-autofocus/

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