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INDI Library v1.8.5 Released (19 Apr 2020)

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

Autofocus, what's the trick?

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Gonzothegreat
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Autofocus, what's the trick? #37632

Am I doing something wrong there?

Kstars Mac osx
Odroid C1 running indiserver (kept up-to-date with apt-get update/upgrade)
HEQ5 pro / QHY5L-II-M (OAG) / Atik 314L+ / Gerd Neumann drawer
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Ihoujin
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Autofocus, what's the trick? #37648
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.

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
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Adafruit Motor Hat shield
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1 year 1 month ago
Ron Kramer
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Autofocus, what's the trick? #37652
check the focuser motor for binding. Mine has always worked great. Here's my settings.


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Baader F2 HS NB filters, Lodestar X2 guide camera / OAG - ZWO 290mm mini
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dokeeffe
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Autofocus, what's the trick? #37654
Could be backlash too?

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1 year 1 month ago
Gonzothegreat
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Autofocus, what's the trick? #37677
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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Odroid C1 running indiserver (kept up-to-date with apt-get update/upgrade)
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