Bruce Morrell replied to the topic 'Kstars crashing on RPI4' in the forum. 2 months ago

Thanks for the response. I think I am getting close to solving this. The RBPI4 I used was an early model. I tried switching to a smaller camera QHY163, which worked but it struggled. I then replaced the RBPI with another RBPI 4, I don't know if it is the newer version but it seems to be working. I have not done a full blown test yet, because I have take my equipment apart to replace the PI. This looks look a PI limitation and how big a frame your working with. More testing to come.... Bruce

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Bruce Morrell created a new topic ' Kstars crashing on RPI4' in the forum. 2 months ago

Kstars keeps crashing and no log files are being written. It seems to be crashing when saving the fits file. There are no fits file being saved either. I am using a QHY128 full frame camera on a iOptron ZEQ25. The indi drivers seem to start just fine. All software has been updated and upgraded using ubuntu command line.

Thanks for looking Bruce



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Bruce Morrell created a new topic ' Celstron cpc1100 remote control' in the forum. 6 months ago

I am looking to set up a cpc11 for remote operation. Currently the hand controler needs to have the enter button pushed to intialze the scope. Has anyone figured out how to remotely run the cpc1100?.... Bruce

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Bruce Morrell replied to the topic 'little problem with QHY165C camera' in the forum. 2 years ago

OK cool! Jan who responded below is the right guy to follow up with.... Bruce

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Bruce Morrell replied to the topic 'little problem with QHY165C camera' in the forum. 2 years ago

The image looks like a lot of noise which is not normal for Sony CMOS cameras. To me it looks like very low gain with extreme stretch... I am the US distributor for QHY cameras. Bruce Morrell

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Bruce Morrell replied to the topic 'little problem with QHY165C camera' in the forum. 2 years ago

Did you set your gain to about 1000 or more? Unity gain is 3200, which is too high given the dynamic range. The dynamic range on this camera is relatively flat with gain settings out to 2500. Bruce

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Bruce Morrell replied to the topic 'New INDI client CCDciel for astrophoto sessions' in the forum. 4 years ago

20 second download is normal for a un binned image. No clue on the debayer error. I use EKOS only to capture the image, not debayer. The software would have to know what the bayer pattern is to be able to debayer it. .... Bruce Morrell

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Bruce Morrell replied to the topic 'EQMod problem' in the forum. 4 years ago

Works great with my eq8..... Bruce

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Bruce Morrell replied to the topic 'New: Smart Dark Library' in the forum. 4 years ago

Nice job Jasem!

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Bruce Morrell replied to the topic 'Default Stretch' in the forum. 4 years ago

You're the best Jasem! Hope you enjoyed your vacation!

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Bruce Morrell replied to the topic 'Default Stretch' in the forum. 4 years ago

Thanks Jasem,
I must have missed it, where do I find it?? I really need it for the focus fits, because that's where I have the biggest need?? Is it customizable? I want to be able to see the stars quickly while I am busy focusing .... Bruce

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Bruce Morrell created a new topic ' Default Stretch' in the forum. 4 years ago

I don't know if I am doing something wrong, but I want a default auto stretch / histogram for any fits image I look at. I don't like adjusting it on each image. I like to look at useful data only. Nebulosity does this very well. Just my thoughts.... Bruce

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Bruce Morrell replied to the topic 'QHY 5/ALCCD5' in the forum. 4 years ago

I think you're right, I was running Ubuntu Mate 15-10. He told me he would load that OS to see if he could resolve the issue. Couple of days later during a software update, here comes another QHY update. Unfortunately I Have been traveling and have not had a chance to test it...

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