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INDI Library v1.8.0 is mostly a maintenance release to fix a few bugs in several drivers.

Autofocus, what's the trick?

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Autofocus, what's the trick? was created by Gonzothegreat


Am I doing something wrong there?
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Replied by Ihoujin on topic Autofocus, what's the trick?

Looks like the motor failed to drive the focuser in the opposite direction. Could be weight, slippage, resistance to very small turns on the fine focus assembly.
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Replied by Ron Kramer on topic Autofocus, what's the trick?

check the focuser motor for binding. Mine has always worked great. Here's my settings.

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Replied by dokeeffe on topic Autofocus, what's the trick?

Could be backlash too?
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Replied by Gonzothegreat on topic Autofocus, what's the trick?

The motor wasn't binding, It worked before nicely, maybe I picked the wrong star.
I'll try the settings from above next time and see how it goes.
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