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April 2020 release of INDI Library v1.8.5 introduces new drivers while providing fixes and improvements to existing devices and core framework.

A few questions about Ekos and cameras

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vidrazor
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A few questions about Ekos and cameras #56094
I've been trying to get Ekos to control my Nikon camera (a D600 in these tests), so I picked the generic Nikon driver. Ekos sees it, but I'm not sure if I have it properly set up in the program. I set it to write RAW to the camera's internal SD cards. When I do a test capture, the camera shoots, but the data is not recorded to the SD cards.

Granted, I don't really know yet what I'm doing with Ekos/PHD2. :unsure: I made a test shoot and could not get the data to be written to the cards. Below are some of the errors I saw listed.

On a separate note, when I first connected the camera, I got a box asking for the sensor's resolution and pixel pitch, and it stated it was a one-time process. However I have two Nikon cameras, a full frame D600 and an APS-C D5100. Is there no way to store presets for the cameras?

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1 month 1 week ago
Ihoujin
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A few questions about Ekos and cameras #56139
The resolution should be entered into the Width and Height fields of the Image Info tab. The Frame portion of Image Settings I believe is for subframing.
To save to the SD card, choose SD Card as the Target.
You might also want test the cameras with the GPhoto driver.

INDI/KStars on Raspberry Pi 4, 4gb
Raspbian Buster with AstroPi3 script configuration
Skywatcher HEQ5 Pro Mount
Canon 600D Camera
Orion SSAG/ASI120mm @280mm Guide Scope
PHD2
Adafruit Motor Hat shield
Adafruit GPS Module
Generic Bluetooth Joystick.
Startech 7 port powered USB Hub.

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A few questions about Ekos and cameras #56141
Well, the program brought the same box up again for the D5100 as it had done for the D600, so I have to image it's automatically creating and keeping profiles. I don't understand why the camera is recognized, but I can't take a shot.

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A few questions about Ekos and cameras #56163
Try switching from FITS to Native

INDI/KStars on Raspberry Pi 4, 4gb
Raspbian Buster with AstroPi3 script configuration
Skywatcher HEQ5 Pro Mount
Canon 600D Camera
Orion SSAG/ASI120mm @280mm Guide Scope
PHD2
Adafruit Motor Hat shield
Adafruit GPS Module
Generic Bluetooth Joystick.
Startech 7 port powered USB Hub.

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