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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.

HEQ5 Mount STOPS Tracking and K-Stars Rendomly shuts down

4 months 5 days ago
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HEQ5 Mount STOPS Tracking and K-Stars Rendomly shuts down #50318
Anything here I need to change? I did already un-check the "Abort-Tracking" box after the last instance - it was checked. I also disabled "Limit Goto".



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4 months 4 days ago
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HEQ5 Mount STOPS Tracking and K-Stars Rendomly shuts down #50322
It's already disabled so technically it shouldn't take any action... but to report it is outside limits is suspicious ... did you check the time and location info?

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4 months 4 days ago
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HEQ5 Mount STOPS Tracking and K-Stars Rendomly shuts down #50324
I confirm the out-of-limits issue, which makes the abort feature unusable. With everything unchecked you are good to go. I've never got a chance to look into it yet.

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4 months 4 days ago
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HEQ5 Mount STOPS Tracking and K-Stars Rendomly shuts down #50326
Communication issues with the mount occasionally cause these spurious out-of-limits issues too if the step count from mount gets corrupted. With this particular mount the power connector is unfortunately flimsy and causes voltage drops and communication issues. I replaced the connector with a screw secured one and didn't have these issues after that.

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HEQ5 Mount STOPS Tracking and K-Stars Rendomly shuts down #50334
How do I get the settings to stick? Last night I unchecked the "Abort Tracking" box and disabled "Limit Goto", however this morning when I re-started everything it was again selected. I assumed that if I clicked on the "Save" button on the Options tabs then it would automatically restore my setting the next time I started up?



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4 months 4 days ago
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HEQ5 Mount STOPS Tracking and K-Stars Rendomly shuts down #50342
The save button should do its job, except if it can't write to the configuration file. Try to save and load, and watch the console log.

-Eric

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4 months 4 days ago
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HEQ5 Mount STOPS Tracking and K-Stars Rendomly shuts down #50355
I've got the same thing on my NEQ6R. I just uncheck the disable tracking on the Horizon tab. That particular setting has never saved for me, its one I change each time I connect to the devices.

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4 months 3 days ago
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HEQ5 Mount STOPS Tracking and K-Stars Rendomly shuts down #50370
That's unexpectedly entirely true. Let me take care of this.

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4 months 3 days ago
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HEQ5 Mount STOPS Tracking and K-Stars Rendomly shuts down #50381
Eric,

It would be much appreciated if you could have a look at this and possibly fix it :)

Jim

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4 months 3 days ago
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HEQ5 Mount STOPS Tracking and K-Stars Rendomly shuts down #50398
I pushed PR #64 at github.com/indilib/indi-3rdparty/pull/64 for the only case of saving that configuration.

As often, do save your configuration when the device is connected, else you will revert the properties that are undefined at the time you press "save" to defaults.

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4 months 3 days ago
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HEQ5 Mount STOPS Tracking and K-Stars Rendomly shuts down #50399
Eric,

Thank you. If I am running Astroberry, do I update by just running "sudo apt update & upgrade"?

Jim

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4 months 3 days ago
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HEQ5 Mount STOPS Tracking and K-Stars Rendomly shuts down #50401
Thank you! It was a minor item, I just worked it into my workflow. But it will be nice to have it addressed for scheduler purposes.

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