Marc replied to the topic 'KStars v3.4.3 Released' in the forum. 4 days ago

Hi,

As for me the problem was with the "Mojave Icon Theme". So I reverted to the genuine Icon theme, reinstalled the Mojave Theme and reverted again. The problem was solved.

- Marc

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Marc replied to the topic 'KStars v3.4.3 Released' in the forum. 2 weeks ago

El Corazon wrote:

Marc2b wrote: El Corazon says :

[2020-07-19T21:17:09.536 CDT INFO ][ org.kde.kstars.indi] - iOptron CEM60 : "[WARNING] Cannot unpark mount when dome is locking. See: Dome Policy in options tab. "

Just as the message says, go to the indi panel/your mount/options and simply click "Dome Ignored". Save and reload and you're done. ;)

- Marc



Done that, of course, but have been unable to test since it is cloudy again now. But if that is all that is required for fixing it, then that's easy enough, of course. Can you confirm, that that is all that's required, Marc? Doug's experience suggested something else.

Jo


Hi Jo,

If your nights are cloudy you can verify it works with the indi_simulator_telescope driver (Telescope Simulator in the profile editor )

- Marc

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Jose Corazon thanked Marc in topic KStars v3.4.3 Released 2 weeks ago

Marc replied to the topic 'how do I setup 2 different guiders?' in the forum. 2 weeks ago

alacant wrote: Hi everyone
Internal EKOS guider.

I am currently using a zwo120mm on a 60mm f4 guide telescope for my sw130pds.

How do I make a profile and then switch to using a sw250p which uses a zwo120mini in an OAG?

Is there any way I can have<em> per profile</em> guide settings? Dither etc?

Cheers and TIA,
Steve


Open the Ekos panel, go to the mount tab. Select a new config ' Config #2/3'. Copy the same telescope values then put the new values in the guiding part of the form.
Click 'Save Telescope Info' and you're done. Now just switch between the configs by selecting 'Config #' when necessary.

- Marc

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Marc replied to the topic 'KStars v3.4.3 Released' in the forum. 2 weeks ago

Now, my own problems :

1/ I'm using Kstars with the dark theme "Black Body". When I quit and then restart, the soft comes back with an incomplete white menu and I have to set my theme again.
it is very unpleasant when you're in the dark and have your vision adapted because of the crude white light.

2/ I have 2 problems with indiwebmanager. (The last version including agent)

- I can't change the user from the default 'root' or it refuses my connection.
- If

I connect through indiweb, the indiserver and drivers are launched but everything stalls then. I'can't even unpark my mount.
If I start manually the indiserver and the drivers through an ssh cnx, everything works fine.

- Marc

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Marc replied to the topic 'KStars v3.4.3 Released' in the forum. 2 weeks ago

El Corazon says :

[2020-07-19T21:17:09.536 CDT INFO ][ org.kde.kstars.indi] - iOptron CEM60 : "[WARNING] Cannot unpark mount when dome is locking. See: Dome Policy in options tab. "

Just as the message says, go to the indi panel/your mount/options and simply click "Dome Ignored". Save and reload and you're done. ;)

- Marc

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Marc replied to the topic 'EQ6R-Pro and PEC' in the forum. 3 months ago

Well, a picture is always better ... :)
Here's a typical autoguiding session : EQ6-R Pro + PEC + internal autoguiding. The scope is a 80/400 f/5 with an ASI290mm on top of a C11. Used for galaxies hunting.
Polar Align is **ESSENTIAL**.

- Marc



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Marc replied to the topic 'Serial Timeout with Moonlite Focuser' in the forum. 3 months ago

Chris wrote :

"The sad thing is that it's easier to do this using a protocol that suits the Arduino and is more resilient. "

You have something in mind ? Any siggestion ? I'm starting to think I'd better wrote it myself. I'm not a lazy man and I have some experience on the subject. ( But not with the Arduino .)
Any advice welcome as long as I can write it in C.

- Marc

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Marc replied to the topic 'Serial Timeout with Moonlite Focuser' in the forum. 3 months ago

Chris wrote :

"Beloved Mac? You must be thinking of someone else."

Right, my mistake. Sorry.

Marc

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Marc replied to the topic 'Serial Timeout with Moonlite Focuser' in the forum. 3 months ago

Chris,

I'm sorry to hear this thing infringes some of your own copyrights.How would have I known ? At least, now everybody here knows it is faulty :) Thanks, Jasem !
You're not talking about the Linux world (remember, this thing runs under an Arduino, not under Linux, Windows or Mac.) You're talking about people who do not respect the work of others.
And this kind of people, you can find them on both side, Copyrights and Copylefts ;) Also, remember your beloved Mac runs under Darwin which is ... Free Software deriving from NextStep (Copyright) and BSD (Free Software). Only the GUI is Copyright. I guess things are never binary in the real world :)

Now, you've made your point and you were right to do so. Let's end this, this is not the place for that kind of discussion..

- Marc

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Marc replied to the topic 'Problem installing the indi meteostation' in the forum. 3 months ago

For the core of indi :

mkdir -p ~/Src/indi/indi-core/
cd ~/Src/indi/indi-core/
git clone " github.com/indilib/indi.git "
mkdir build
cd build
cmake -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=/usr -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Debug ../
make -j4
sudo make install

Then for the indi-duino :

mkdir -p ~/Src/indi/indi-3party
cd ~/Src/indi/indi-3party
git clone " github.com/indilib/indi-3rdparty.git "
cd indi-duino
mkdir build
cd build
cmake -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=/usr -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Debug ../
make -j4
sudo make install

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Marc replied to the topic 'Serial Timeout with Moonlite Focuser' in the forum. 3 months ago

Thanks a lot Jasem. :) So I guess I need to find a better firmware for my focuser :(
if someone has a good plan for this ...

Anyway, thanks again for your time and kindness.

- Marc

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