I would try zero first, and then 1X and then 2X to see if I see any difference.
I've never experienced any backlash with this focuser before.

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The Backlash setting greyed out on the Moonlight Litecrawler. That means EKOS defaults to a zero setting - which is 5 * Initial Step Size.
This Moonlight Litecrawler focuser has extremely low (I cant see any) backlash, but the default setting in EKOS means the autofocus has 5 * Initial Step Size.
I would like to change that to a lower number than 5.

Peter

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Peter Kennett replied to the topic 'Auto Focus failures' in the forum. 6 days ago

Why is the Backlash setting greyed out on the Moonlight Nightcrawler? That means I defaulting to a zero setting - or 5 * Initial Step Size.
This focuser has extremely low (I cant see any) backlash, but the default setting in EKOS means I am forced to have 5 * Initial Step Size.
I would like to change that to a lower number than 5.

Peter

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Thanks Jasem. That seemed to have solved the issue.

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Peter Kennett replied to the topic 'Ekos Optical Trains' in the forum. 7 days ago

Thanks!
I deleted that file, and after restarting KStars and rebuilding my profile, all seems to be working now.

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Peter Kennett replied to the topic 'Ekos Optical Trains' in the forum. 7 days ago

I think I need to delete the Optical Train config data. Where is it located on MaxOSX?
(KStars crashes whenever I try and create a new train)

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Using MacOSX build SEP19 erased my current Optical Trains.
When trying to create a new one, KStars crashes to the desktop with no announced error.
Is there a file that may have got corrupted and I should delete? Where is the Optical Train data stored?

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OK, I just downloaded version SEP19 (#1655) and the weather charts!
But my Optical Train was gone, and when I tried to create a new one KStars crashed.
I rebooted and tried many times to create a new train and each time KStars crashed.

So now I am worse off.

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Yeah I just downloaded it. The continued problem with the weather charting feature in the observatory module still not working though.

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Peter Kennett replied to the topic 'Ekos Optical Trains' in the forum. 1 week ago

Jason will the weather charting work again?

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Thanks Jasem and Rob.
Do either of you know if the bug that prevents EKOS from graphing the AAG Cloudwatcher has been fixed?

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Solved! The camera's own internal WIFI was turned on, and this camera cam't do both at the same time!
Once I turned off WIFI on the camera, the USB connected.

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I just installed the latest Stellermate on a RaspPi4.
It found and connected to my iOptron mount, ZWO guide camera and Moonlight focuser,
But it fails to even see my Canon 6D. It keeps asking me to check if it's powered on, which it is.
I cycled the power, rebooted the Pi, changed USB cables, changed USB ports, etc. I then tried the same cable on my Mac and the Canon camera connected fine.
Why won't Stellermate see my camera? It's set to bulb, the power is full, and the memory card has loads of space.
Do I need to install anything else on the Pi like some canon EOS driver?



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