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INDI Library v1.7.8 Released (11 May 2019)

Mid year release of INDI Library v1.7.8 comes with a few drivers and improvements to to existing drivers.

Allow progressive cooling for ccd/cmos

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Allow progressive cooling for ccd/cmos was created by tkottary

I would like to request to let users enable progressive cooling of cooled cameras. Point in case with ZWO 071 if we cool it down quickly to -20 or -10 , i am plagued with frost issues .
Only option is to cool it progressively down to -20 in steps of 5 or 10.
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Last edit: 4 months 1 week ago by tkottary.
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Replied by kcobby on topic Allow progressive cooling for ccd/cmos

I only had this happen once therefore offer this as a suggestion only. My solution was to start a throw away 600sec luminance exposure and then start the cooling half way through (with the unticked 'Enforce') as the exposure was active. Once the exposure was finished I ticked the Enforce box and started my keeper sequence. What was your starting temperature? Mine was around 20 degrees c cooling to -10.
Skywatcher 190MN - EQ6 Pro (with Belt Mod) - ASI1600MM-Cooled - ASI EFW7 - ASI120MM - WO f4 Guide Scope - Rigel nStep - KStars/Ekos - KDE Neon 5.15 - PixInsight
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Replied by tkottary on topic Allow progressive cooling for ccd/cmos

This is an issue only with ZWO 071 pro. I do not have this problem with zwo 1600 pro . My ambient temperatures in the winter has been less than 20c . RIght now only solution is to manually cool down when i do other tasks .
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