Tom replied to the topic 'Debian Raspberry PI desktop on mini PC' in the forum. 3 months ago

The easiest way to install dual boot is to install windows OS in the first place, then only install Linux alongside Windows. The Linux installation process will guide you through it. No need to worry much.

If you need a lightweight Linux system, Lubuntu or Xubuntu are good choices. Both also can support kstars. :)

I choose Kubuntu is because according to Jasem Kstars is develop on this Linux distro. :)

Tom

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Hi,

You are right. I just found the answer to it. Now my Kubuntu's kstars manage to see my camera already.

Thanks a lot.

Tom

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Tom replied to the topic 'Debian Raspberry PI desktop on mini PC' in the forum. 3 months ago

Remember to make it dual boot and I bet you will use Windows more than Linux later. :)

Tom

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Hi all,

I am having this issue after all the kstars, INDI update...etc. Very weird is under lsusb and dmesg, I can see the camera detected. 

under dmesg: [ 1520.698387] usb 3-1.4: new high-speed USB device number 31 using xhci_hcd [ 1520.799033] usb 3-1.4: New USB device found, idVendor=1618, idProduct=c167, bcdDevice= 1.00 [ 1520.799039] usb 3-1.4: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2, SerialNumber=3 [ 1520.799042] usb 3-1.4: Product: WestBridge [ 1520.799045] usb 3-1.4: Manufacturer: Cypress [ 1520.799048] usb 3-1.4: SerialNumber: 0000000004BE

under lsusb : Bus 003 Device 009: ID 1618:c167 Cypress WestBridge

What I've done so far:

1. Change USB3.0 cable
2. Use another powered USB hub.
3. switch to another USB port on my miniPC
4. Direct connect with my miniPC.
5. updated the SDK to the latest.

So far nothing works!  But................. because of my minipc is dual boot, so, after I boot into windows and using NINA, APT, TheSkyX, CCDciel surprisingly everything connected! 

What is your advice or opinion on this? Is latest Kstars issue or my Kubuntu issue? 

Regards,
Tom







 

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Tom replied to the topic 'Debian Raspberry PI desktop on mini PC' in the forum. 3 months ago

Still Kubuntu better. :)

Tom

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I re-modified my wireless remote this morning. Now it works with the SNAP port.

Thanks a lot for the script!

Tom

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Hi Kristopher,

I got 2 modded DSLRs, one is having a shutter release port and another one is without. So, that modified wireless shutter remote is for it.

Is SNAP port design same as a normal Camera wired timer remote? But when I look at one of the skywatchers manuals, the TIP and RING are for trigger and the SLEEVE is for SNAP. For a normal wired shutter release cable, the TIP is shutter and the RING is the focus plus the SLEEVE is common.

Regards,
Tom

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Hi Kristopher,

The script still does not work with the modified wireless remote. But if the SNAP port cable directly plugs into the camera shutter release port, it works.

Thanks.
Tom

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Will try it by tomorrow. But do these changes only apply to astroberry only? How about Stellarmate or another system?

Regards,
Tom

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Hi Kristopher,

Regarding controlling camera shutter with SkyWatcher SNAP port, I have this modified wireless remote that uses on DSLR that without shutter release port.

www.pentaxforums.com/forums/62-do-yourse...entax-ir-camera.html

But when I connect this modified wireless remote to the SNAP port, it doesn't seem to open the shutter. I can confirm that it is working with another remote timer.

Is something missing from the script?

Hope you can take a look at this matter.

Regards,
Tom

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