Radek,
Yes. You were right...
It's hardware.
The mount.
oaCapture works with ZWO camera and focuser attached but as soon as I plug-in the mount it wouldn't start again (silently crashes on start).
Mount: AZ-GTi. EQMod with EQDir USB cable.
FTDI chip in the cable is to blame? It was interfering with ZWO cameras not long ago until a fix was issued.

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max sidorov replied to the topic 'oaCapture does not run (rpi3)' in the forum. yesterday

Yes. I did try to run it from a fresh image.
Maybe it's the card? I use Patriot for Astroberry. Will try Samsung.

Kaczorek wrote: Have you tried to run it from fresh image (v2.0.3)? I use it myself for planetary imaging without any issues. If it crashes, it might be unsupported hardware issue and you can consider reporting it to oaCapture developer.



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Of course, it was a loose network cable coupler... : )

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I reluctantly upgraded my desktop to Windows 10 from 7 (both 64bit).
Using a Windows KStars client to control an RPI4 connected to my rig.
Wired connection.
My image download speed to client is really slow now. 40 sec.
ASI071 4944 x 3284. Used to be just 1-2 sec.
If I run KStars/Ekos directly on RPI - everything is fine. 1-2 sec.

Any hints will be greatly appreciated!
Thanks!

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I reluctantly upgraded my desktop to Windows 10 from 7 (both 64bit).
Using a Windows KStars client to control an RPI4 connected to my rig.
Wired connection.
My image download speed to client is really slow now. 40 sec.
ASI071 4944 x 3284. Used to be just 1-2 sec.
If I run KStars/Ekos directly on RPI - everything is fine. 1-2 sec.

Any hints will be greatly appreciated!
Thanks!

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max sidorov replied to the topic 'FireCapture on SM OS' in the forum. 2 weeks ago

I gave this a try. It worked - thank you very much for great instructions!
UI, however, is not very responsive...
I adjusted the heap to 512 - it became better but still sluggish.
I tried Astroberry which comes with Firecapture preinstalled - it's more responsive there. I wonder why...

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max sidorov replied to the topic 'oaCapture does not run (rpi3)' in the forum. 2 weeks ago

Radek,
This is really strange.
Initially, I installed Astroberry 2 on RPI3.
aoCapture didn't work giving me "Segmentation fault" error.
Today, I installed Astroberry 2.0.3 on RPI4 - same error!
Yesterday, I installed oaCapture on RPI4 with Stellarmate - same error!!
Strange..

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max sidorov replied to the topic 'oaCapture - how to install?' in the forum. 2 weeks ago

Restoring a backup.

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max sidorov replied to the topic 'oaCapture - how to install?' in the forum. 2 weeks ago

Funny thing. A couple of months ago I tried Astroberry 2 since it had oaCapture preinstalled. On my older RPI3.
oaCapture didn't work there either with the same Segmentation error.
oaCapture doesn't like me...

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max sidorov replied to the topic 'oaCapture - how to install?' in the forum. 2 weeks ago

OMG. Linux is a mystery to me...
Did some googling.

Ran "sudo apt-get install -f".
Some action happened.

Ran "sudo apt-get install ./oacapture.deb"
Only one dependency was missing this time. libraw19.
Installed that.
A lot of things happened.

To cut the long story short - oaCapture did get installed but doesn't run (Segmentation fault).
KStars/Ekos are now gone...

: (

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max sidorov replied to the topic 'oaCapture - how to install?' in the forum. 2 weeks ago

Wolfgang,
It's not "off topic". It's right on the topic.
I tried this and got the same result I got with "sudo dpkg -i oacapture.deb".

stellarmate@stellarmate:~/Downloads $ sudo apt-get install ./oacapture.deb
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
You might want to run 'apt --fix-broken install' to correct these.
The following packages have unmet dependencies:
 oacapture : Depends: libhidapi-libusb0 (>= 0.8.0~rc1+git20140201.3a66d4e+dfsg) but it is not installed
             Depends: libqt4-network (>= 4:4.5.3) but it is not installed
             Depends: libqtcore4 (>= 4:4.7.0~beta1) but it is not installed
             Depends: libqtgui4 (>= 4:4.5.3) but it is not installed
             Depends: libraw19 (>= 0.19.0) but it is not installed
E: Unmet dependencies. Try 'apt --fix-broken install' with no packages (or specify a solution).

I guess, it's missing some dependencies... Sorry, I am a Linux idiot... How do I fix those? And why they are missing?
Thanks much!

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max sidorov created a new topic ' oaCapture - how to install?' in the forum. 2 weeks ago

Hello,
Unfortunately Ekos is not as good for planetary imaging as for DSO (at present stage).
In fact I gave it a try and my first Jupiter wasn't that bad...

I however want to try some more planetary-oriented applications.
There aren't many for RPI (I am using RPI4 with SM 1.5.4).
Firecapture and oaCapture.

Firecapture I installed following the instructions posted here.
It works but it's GUI is very slow. Not usable.

oaCapture. I downloaded the deb file but can't install it.

stellarmate@stellarmate:~/Downloads $ sudo apt-get install oacapture.deb
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
E: Unable to locate package oacapture.deb
E: Couldn't find any package by glob 'oacapture.deb'
E: Couldn't find any package by regex 'oacapture.deb'
stellarmate@stellarmate:~/Downloads $ 

Can anyone help me with this please?
Much appreciate in advance.

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Fitswork 4 works for me. It has a batch mode.
For debayering/converting to TIFF's.
Fitswork is not very straightforward but I figured it out.
Here's how to batch convert to TIFF (tiffs then can be converted to jpg elsewhere).

-- open Fitswork.
-- go to Settings | Save and make sure Scale TIFF Images is unchecked.
-- open one of your fits files in Fitswork.
-- go to Processing | Bayer Interpolation | Demosaic Camera Raw Image
-- select Linear Interpolation or Bayer Astro (didn't investigate the difference)
-- set your Bayer pattern (RGGB etc)
-- click on the Save button to save your Debayer settings to a *.fcm file. Then Cancel.
-- go to File | Batch Processing.
-- Start File - select the first file of your sequence. Fitswork will pick up the rest.
-- Destination File - anyname.tif - you need to specify the extension! *.tif will be saved as tif. *.jpg willl be saved as jpg.
-- All Files in Folder - unticked. Skip absent - ticked.
-- Click the arrow on the right (next step)
-- Choose Processing Function | Debayer Raw Images | Open the *.fcm file you saved before
-- START and you're done.

I just tried to convert to JPG and it didn't work (got white images) - maybe Fitswork settings can be adjusted to work with JPG.

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max sidorov replied to the topic 'Cannot play back SER videos?' in the forum. 3 weeks ago

I tried to install oacapture on RPI4 a few months ago but was not successful..

rickbassham wrote: You can try using oacapture for planetary. I use it on my NUC. I haven't tried it yet on a RPI4 yet.



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