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INDI Library v1.7.6 Released. (27 Feb 2019)

First release of 2019 comes with quite a few new drivers across the board along with significant performance improvements to INDI camera and live streaming performance. Many drivers received significant updates to improve performance & stability, while a few were re-written from scratch to be in line with INDI standards. Here are some of the highlights:

ZWO ASI 1600MC Live View doesn't work @ 16bit

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ZWO ASI 1600MC Live View doesn't work @ 16bit was created by maxthebuilder

Hello,
Tonight was clear despite the bad forecast so I gave my setup a try.
Was using a quite recent nightly build of Windows client. Two CCD cameras.
Let me start with the problem first.
-- Live View doesn't work for ZWO ASI1600MC when in 16bit mode. Getting white frames with some noise.
Preview (16bit) works fine. Live View in 8bit works fine.

Secondly, a couple of issues I had before got resolved (or almost resolved)
-- FITS histogram/image look much better now
-- Polar Alignment now works (it wouldn't refresh images before). Now it refreshes but stopps refreshing after about 3 min saying that it was done with the procedure (I didn't double check this one).

(Oh, great! KStars just crashed! I was shooting the Owl Nebula at the moment. It was running for about 4 hours. I did many different things with it. Just crashed while I was writing this post (same PC)).

Thanks!
Max S.
RPI 3 B+ with Stellarmate OS.
Nikon D5300. 180 mm antique Nikon lens.
AT72EDII refractor. ASI1600MC Pro. ZWO ASI294MC Pro
ZWO ASI120MC-S on ZWO 30F4 MiniScope.
SW AZ-GTi mount in EQ mode.
Last edit: 2 months 1 week ago by maxthebuilder.
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Replied by wvreeven on topic ZWO ASI 1600MC Live View doesn't work @ 16bit

White frames mean that the pixel values are all zero. What gain were you using with the Live View? I usually set the gain to 800 or so when using the Live View. When I start imaging I set it back to 139 and offset to 21 (unity gain).
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Replied by maxthebuilder on topic ZWO ASI 1600MC Live View doesn't work @ 16bit

I didn't go as high as 800 but tried 560. Again, it works at 8bit.
I'll play some more tonight...
Thanks!
Max S.
RPI 3 B+ with Stellarmate OS.
Nikon D5300. 180 mm antique Nikon lens.
AT72EDII refractor. ASI1600MC Pro. ZWO ASI294MC Pro
ZWO ASI120MC-S on ZWO 30F4 MiniScope.
SW AZ-GTi mount in EQ mode.
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