Jasem Mutlaq thanked Andrew in topic polar alignment moved???? 19 hours 41 minutes ago

Alfred thanked Andrew in topic guide module (internal) 20 hours 31 minutes ago

Andrew replied to the topic 'polar alignment moved????' in the forum. 20 hours 47 minutes ago

Jasem. Based off of what I have seen, the polar error reported by PHD2 agrees almost exactly with the remaining error I have after the PAA routine. At least within ± 10 seconds

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Andrew replied to the topic 'guide module (internal)' in the forum. 21 hours 13 minutes ago

That's quite a lot of useful information by 'LinuxUser' specifically that the driver is only suited for certain controllers, or firmware and specific toggles for st4/pulse guiding...

Anybody else feel that indi drivers should have an Info tab with developer notes for such key information?

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Andrew replied to the topic 'polar alignment moved????' in the forum. 21 hours 22 minutes ago

If you were to use phd2 for an evening, you can use the logs to measure your polar error based off the corrected drift. It could serve as an independent test.

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Andrew replied to the topic 'Orion Starshoot AutoGuider Pro - Connection Problem' in the forum. yesterday

I still use the QHY driver. It works properly now. At the time I was hopeful the SSAG driver would remedy a fault that occured when an exposure was aborted in the QHY driver. That fault was eventually patched.

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Andrew replied to the topic 'guide module (internal)' in the forum. yesterday

I don't think enough people own an Astrophysics mount to make comment. But a buddy of mine just got an 1100 that apparently the manufacturer recommends 100% correction 'aggressiveness' on guiding.

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Andrew replied to the topic 'What's wrong with my guiding?' in the forum. yesterday

INDI EQMod does not support PEC unfortunately, although it is supported in ASCOM EQMod.

Gonzo, you mentioned you were not too happy with something after you rebuilt the mount. I also have an HEQ5 Pro, and I just found I had to make an adjustment to the worm meshing on my RA. It had a little play in it that I could feel by hand, and it made a little knocking noise. The mount has been tuned before. But I move it around a lot.

If your RA worm drive is not meshing optimally, it very well may be the reason your RA guide scatter plot is so elongated. The settings you've worked on may have helped but ultimately, if my presumption is correct, it will have to be mechanically addressed.

http://www.astro-baby.com/heq5-rebuild/heq5-we1.htm

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Andrew replied to the topic '"auto" auto-guiding' in the forum. yesterday

Before making use of the guiding assistant, make sure the camera and scope focal length is properly configured and also have it calculate the calibration pulls duration in the brain.

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Andrew replied to the topic '"auto" auto-guiding' in the forum. yesterday

I'm can not comment on the hardware conflicts. But I can say the guiding assistant should be run for some time for best results. Minimum 10min 26 seconds or so for a full worm period. By the end it should report recommendations.

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Andrew replied to the topic '"auto" auto-guiding' in the forum. yesterday

PHD2 Guiding Assistant can do this. Perhaps you can run it and copy over some related values into the internal guider.

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Andrew replied to the topic 'What's wrong with my guiding?' in the forum. 3 days ago

Did the tracking stop? The guide pulses are extremely long.

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Andrew replied to the topic 'Solver Problems' in the forum. 4 days ago

I find I get good performance solving a well aligned guide scope view to center on target, you might want to try that.

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Andrew replied to the topic 'Solver Problems' in the forum. 4 days ago

Logging can be enabled from the first window in EKOS, near the top. But there are also options found in the Options window, but may be legacy now, see attached screenshot.
Can you upload a frame you attempted to solve and some details about the capture?
Also make sure you have all the recommended astrometric libraries installed.

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