Yeah true - I've already built everything on my RPI 400 at work so I'll give a try just copying those files. Thanks!

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Hi there - I need to install a rolloffino driver on my Stellarmate RPI but am concerned just reinstalling everything over top of whats already installed will break some of the integration in Stellarmate. Everything compiles and installs just fine on an Ubuntu image on my PC. Should I uninstall INDI first? Any assistance appreciated thanks!

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Live stacking is implemented on the Android or IOS. You can certainly tun EKOS/KStars client on a remote desktop (I do this all the time) but these clients don't at present have live stacking. However, you can use stacking software on your desktop and connect to the Stellarmate RPi over the network and stack via watched folder. I plan on doing this with Sharpcap but haven't done more than play around with it on previously shot images.

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Gord Tulloch replied to the topic 'INDI & Arduino' in the forum. 3 weeks ago

Thanks, Tom not sure how high speed my build is since I'm actually disappointed with how slow it's going :) Just need to weld the pier to the plate and at least I can get the scope back in operation while I work on the observatory electronics!

I guess my theory was I wanted some way to counter a situation where INDI failed by including separate rain and low power close options in the driver with park detection so the roof won't close unless the scope is parked. Then again I guess if the mount isn't parked it's all futile.... food for thought.

Anyways looking forward to getting the whole think hooked up over the next couple of weeks!

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Gord Tulloch replied to the topic 'INDI & Arduino' in the forum. 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much, Tom! Yup, I am using the most recent version from Github. I appreciate the link to the overview doc, missed the HTML doc in the repo!

My plans are to implement this code then add a few things on the Arduino side and modify the INDI driver accordingly

- Rain detector that will force a safe mode to park the scope/roof immediately
- Voltage detection for two power buses, one for telescope and one for observatory where under-voltage on either bus puts the observatory in safe mode (since eventually, my obs will be solar)
- Hall Effect switches on the mount to confirm park - not closed, no roof movement allowed

I can open a pull request for this when it's done to merge if you wish thx!

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Gord Tulloch replied to the topic 'INDI & Arduino' in the forum. 4 weeks ago

Hi there - thanks very much for this! It will save me a LOT of time! Just loaded on my Mega2560 and only had to change one thing to get it working:

#define SerialUSB Serial

Working on hooking it up to my SainSmart-compatible 8 relay board.

Regards,
Gord

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Hi there:

Trying to get SIRIL working on the latest Stellarmate (StellarMate OS v1.7.0 32bit) but it doesn't seem to want to install libgtk or libcurl:

stellarmate@stellarmate:~/siril $ sudo apt install -y libgtk-3-dev libconfig-dev libfftw3-dev libexiv2-dev libopencv-dev libraw-dev libffms2-dev libheif-dev libcurl4-gnutls-dev gnuplot cmake libgsl-dev ninja-build libcurl4-openssl-dev
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
cmake is already the newest version (3.16.3-3~bpo10+1).
Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have
requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable
distribution that some required packages have not yet been created
or been moved out of Incoming.
The following information may help to resolve the situation:

The following packages have unmet dependencies:
libcurl4-gnutls-dev : Conflicts: libcurl4-openssl-dev but 7.64.0-4+deb10u2 is to be installed
libcurl4-openssl-dev : Conflicts: libcurl4-gnutls-dev but 7.64.0-4+deb10u2 is to be installed
libgtk-3-dev : Depends: libatk-bridge2.0-dev but it is not going to be installed
Depends: libatk1.0-dev (>= 2.15.1) but it is not going to be installed
Depends: libcairo2-dev (>= 1.14.0) but it is not going to be installed
Depends: libgdk-pixbuf2.0-dev (>= 2.30.0) but it is not going to be installed
Depends: libglib2.0-dev (>= 2.49.4) but it is not going to be installed
Depends: libpango1.0-dev (>= 1.41) but it is not going to be installed
E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.

The meson version I used was

sudo pip3 install meson==0.56.0

And it works fine but missing pre-requisites obviously. It's surprising Siril isn't pre-installed on Stellarmate considering how useful it is on scripted post-schedule tasks to calibrate images. Anyone get it working lately?

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Gord Tulloch replied to the topic 'Flat Panels Question' in the forum. 5 months ago

Hey guys:

Just found this thread and thought I'd pipe in. I just hacked a flat panel like in this discussion on CloudyNights: www.cloudynights.com/topic/536533-diy-alnitak-flat-panel

Electronically it's pretty simple. You just have to peel back the plastic cover on the back panel of the EL panel (I got www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B07F147VF6this one for my 8" SCT but I think I'll need to get a www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B00ZDCALAE larger one for my new 10" ). I connected the wires as per this schematic:

post-242464-0-23618000-1464718412_thumb.png

I loaded the sketch from github.com/jwellman80/ArduinoLightbox and it works like a charm, I can turn on the EL panel from INDI control panel. I'd give it a go Peter!

Regards,
Gord

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Gord Tulloch replied to the topic 'Stellarmate App questions' in the forum. 11 months ago

Sorry I use a Polemaster so never tried the PA stuff in Stellarmate.

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Gord Tulloch replied to the topic 'Stellarmate App questions' in the forum. 11 months ago

Tapping the T icon at upper right gives you direction keys at the right and left edges of the tablet.

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Gord Tulloch replied to the topic 'StellarMate 1.6 Upgrade Crashes' in the forum. 1 year ago

Upgrade appeared last night in my older iPad Pro, but my new iPad Gen8 didn't allow me to upgrade. I just deleted Stellarmate and reinstalled, which worked fine but I lost all of my presets. Since I'm just testing on the Gen8 it's not a problem but in future, sure would be!

Otherwise all of the issues I've seen have disappeared while using the Simulators. Great job!

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Gord Tulloch replied to the topic 'StellarMate 1.6 Upgrade Crashes' in the forum. 1 year ago

Nothing yet -- gt

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