Michael replied to the topic 'Focus Module revisited' in the forum. 2 weeks ago

count me in!
currently traveling, but starting Tuesday my thing should be up and running again...

Michael

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Michael replied to the topic 'Meridian Flip + Scheduler + Mac = no meridian flip' in the forum. 1 month ago

slightly off topic, as my issue is not related to the scheduler module.....

my meridian flip fails when one does not check BOTH "Meridian Flip Box" in both, the Capture module AND the Mount module.

I am not sure if I understand the rationale behind that.... could be an easy fix, too

Thanks
Michael

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Michael replied to the topic 'autoselect star...... subframe.....' in the forum. 2 months ago

all good ideas and I will check (again) into that full frame thing. tried already a few times, but I always lost my nerve because that process takes soooooo long...

Here is my idea:
It would be nice to have an option to restrict the search area for "autoselect star" to a smaller window which could "flip" with the meridian flip, that one can stay away from a galaxy. And also stay away from the very corners of the image, where the field flatteners have their problems. This is where my "autoselect" often goes....

Thanks all!

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Michael created a new topic ' autoselect star...... subframe.....' in the forum. 2 months ago

had several sessions corrupted by a failed autofocus procedure:

after meridian flip the subframe is most likely empty...
occasionally "autoselect star" chooses the center of a galaxy and is unsuccessful...


do you have any suggestions?

Michael

CEM60, TS-Photoline 125, ASI1600MM, ASI120MM, Moonlite homebrew focus and rotate (3D printed- MyFocuserPro), RbPi, Redneck Berlebach

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Michael created a new topic ' autoselect star...... subframe.....' in the forum. 2 months ago

had several sessions corrupted by a failed autofocus procedure:

after meridian flip the subframe is most likely empty...
occasionally "autoselect star" chooses the center of a galaxy and is unsuccessful...


do you have any suggestions?

Michael

CEM60, TS-Photoline 125, ASI1600MM, ASI120MM, Moonlite homebrew focus and rotate (3D printed- MyFocuserPro), RbPi, Redneck Berlebach

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Michael replied to the topic 'Focus Module revisited' in the forum. 3 months ago

Well, that is probably true for the pro units, but if you have a 3D printer, and too much time on your hands?


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Michael replied to the topic 'Moonlite focuser times 2' in the forum. 3 months ago

Sooo,
Played with the driver aliases, that was definitely not a success.

However, after scanning the ports, i just disconnect box1, change to the other port, reconnect moonlite, and voila, box2 is online...

Not super elegant but it works!

Mike

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Michael replied to the topic 'Moonlite focuser times 2' in the forum. 3 months ago

All of the above, but mostly as in "get the hell out of my office"

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Michael replied to the topic 'Moonlite focuser times 2' in the forum. 3 months ago

Thank you guys,

OMG, will have to get into "rules file" and " DLLs ,Guid, progID, Served Class Name" and into that great customs drivers tool!
I thought I left DLLs when I fired my last Windows machine! 15 years ago....
:unsure: :ohmy:

Just reinforces the notion that we are all in a Hobby For Masochists!

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