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INDI Library v2.0.7 is Released (01 Apr 2024)

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INDI driver for SV605MC

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Replied by tkakura on topic INDI driver for SV605MC

Lately I have been writing INDI Driver code for SVBONY cameras.
Today I also ordered the SV605MC.
I believe it will probably work with the current driver. If it does not work I will take good care of it.
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Replied by hades on topic INDI driver for SV605MC

This is great, thank you
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Replied by tkakura on topic INDI driver for SV605MC

I received my SV605MC today.
At first, I tried shooting landscapes in Y16 (monochrome 16bit).
The SVBONY INDI driver seems to be working without any issues.

SV605MC
UV/IR cut
BKP130 w/ coma corrector
INDI built with the latest repositories



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Replied by hades on topic INDI driver for SV605MC

Looks promising. I got a tracking number and still waiting :)
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Replied by hades on topic INDI driver for SV605MC

I got my SV605MC this Monday and started testing it. I am confused about one setting in the driver: "12 bits 16 bits stretch". What is it good for, what is the purpose of this setting?
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Replied by tkakura on topic INDI driver for SV605MC

"12 bits 16 bits stretch" is my recommendation to use Off at all times.
This option remains for historical reasons, but I do not believe it is necessary today.

This option has existed since before I became a contributor to indi svbony driver.
At that time, image data retrieval was always at 8-bit depth, so the option to stretch to 16-bit was probably provided.
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Replied by hades on topic INDI driver for SV605MC

New SDK has been released. Would you be so kind and update the driver please?
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Replied by tkakura on topic INDI driver for SV605MC

SVBONY Camera SDK 1.11.4 has been merged into the INDI 3rd party drivers repository last night.
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Hi,

I am confused where to find this 3rd party driver. Does it need to be downloaded separately?
Currently, I only see the SV305 driver, but no SV605MC or 3rd party driver under the CCD dropdown list
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Replied by hades on topic INDI driver for SV605MC

Just select the SVBony driver without any number.
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Replied by tkakura on topic INDI driver for SV605MC

Select "SVBONY CCD" in Camera 1 and/or 2 in the Profile Editor.
If you cannot select "SVBONY CCD", your INDI is not up-to-date.
Astroberry, for example, has stopped updating and only "SVBONY SV305" is available, which is a very old driver.

To use the "SVBONY CCD", you will need to choose a distribution that includes the latest drivers or build your own based on the source code.
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Replied by hades on topic INDI driver for SV605MC

Hi, I have found that SVBony released new SDK, version 1.12.1. Is there a plan to use it in upcoming release of INDi drivers? It should implement the banding reduction.
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