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14 Nov 2018
Glad to announce of release of INDI Library v1.7.5 on 2018-11-14. A few drivers were added in this release as we continue to improve & stabilize existing drivers.
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TOPIC: Problem with the internal Guide

Problem with the internal Guide 1 month 2 weeks ago #30919

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Hi guys! :)
I am considerably surprised by the latest updates of Ekos and especially by the fact that many of the initial bugs have been now completely solved.
Today, I'd like to have some suggestions about an issue in guiding with the internal guide.
I use an ASI 120 MM-CS as guide camera, connected to an OAG in my Celestron C8, reduced at f/6.3. I connected the guide camera to the mount using an ST4 cable.
After Ekos starts the calibration process, after few seconds the movements of the mount bring the guide star outside the FOV, so that I can not finish the calibration and consequently I can not start the guiding process.
For this reason, I am forced to use PhD2 as external guiding software.
How can I solve this problem? I checked that the ST4 cable was well plugged into the appropriate connectors.
Thank you in advance for your attention and for your availability.

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Problem with the internal Guide 1 month 2 weeks ago #30921

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Try this. In the guiding module, click on options. Under Calibration, lower the pulse length, and or fewer iterations.
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INDI/KStars on Raspberry Pi 3B+
Lubuntu 16.04
Skywatcher HEQ5 Pro Mount
Canon 600D Camera
Orion SSAG @280mm Guide Scope
PHD2
Adafruit Motor Hat shield
Adafruit GPS Module
Generic Bluetooth Joystick.
Startech 7 port powered USB Hub.
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