Giles replied to the topic 'Dubious file on Astroberry' in the forum. yesterday

Country is PL - Poland, which is Radek's (Astroberry Developer) country of origin.

I suspect this is a remnant file for his own Wifi network that has been left over in the image.

The file also exists on my Astroberry installs, it is safe to remove.

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Giles replied to the topic 'Powered USB Hubs' in the forum. 2 days ago

I will just mention here that going with an uncovered hub is, for me, a recipe for issues.
I dont have data to back up that up, it is a "Just don't do it" thing with me.

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Noticed the pull request has been merged this morning. So did a pull locally and re-compiled.

Can confirm all the settings are being loaded and stored into the User Presets - verified with the wifi web app. Good work!

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Giles replied to the topic 'Error upgrade astroberry raspberry' in the forum. 4 days ago

I may have been experiencing this issue, I checked out INDI from github and compiled it to test a new driver version. While this is all probably unrelated, I had done a "apt update && apt upgrade" before the checkout.

When I went to test I found none of my ZWO devices were loading.

I thought that maybe the new INDI drivers were incompatible with the indi-3rdparty repo, so I checked that out and compiled / installed it too.

Now my ZWO devices are working again.

The root cause is probably some update to the Raspberry Kernel that means the ZWO drivers need to be rebuilt. Once that is done it will probably work, or wait until Radek updates his repo version of indi & indi-3rdparty.

I think compiling indi from git itself was probably a red herring.

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I may have been experiencing this issue, I checked out INDI from github and compiled it to test a new driver version. While this is all probably unrelated, I had done a "apt update && apt upgrade" before the checkout.

When I went to test I found none of my ZWO devices were loading.

I thought that maybe the new INDI drivers were incompatible with the indi-3rdparty repo, so I checked that out and compiled / installed it too.

Now my ZWO devices are working again.

The root cause is probably some update to the Raspberry Kernel that means the ZWO drivers need to be rebuilt. Once that is done it will probably work, or wait until Radek updates his repo version of indi & indi-3rdparty.

I think compiling indi from git itself was probably a red herring.

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I will, that should probably close the issue I funded, which is not much, but there it was meant as a couple of beers for doing the work.
Let us know if you need me to push the issue to be closed in your ID or anything.
Once the PR is merged I will run some dry tests and comment on the issue for closure.

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I've seen the recent commits in github, so checked them out. That looks like a great improvement!

I don't think I, personally, would have any need to use more than one User Preset, but others with multiple imaging trains etc... might find it useful.

I gave it a quick test, and it all appeared to function error free. Although won't really know until we have a clear sky (coming up three weeks of constant cloud here).

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Giles replied to the topic 'Handbook volunteers' in the forum. 6 days ago

Yes, I did look at that page, and I got as far as creating HTML from a checked out git.

Unfortunately, beyond that point my eyes kind of glaze over with a bit of a blank look...

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Giles created a new topic ' Updated Kstars Handbook in PDF format?' in the forum. 6 days ago

Has anyone seen / managed to produce an updated Kstars handbook as a PDF for the later versions?

I think the docbook stuff in the source code seems to have been updated with some documentation e.g. for the Analyze module, but the online PDF version seems to be lagging behind somewhat.

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Giles replied to the topic 'Power supply question' in the forum. 6 days ago

I have something very similar which is branded "Nevada PSW-30", not been able to use it yet, but have used its little brother the "Nevada PS-08".

The PS-08 has a 5A Cigarette Lighter socket, plus a 6A (8A surge) connectors for ring-tongues.
The PSW-30 has a 10A Cigarette Lighter socket, plus a 30A ring-tongues connectors (at the back).



I imagine internally they are the same power board internally, although your one has a digital voltmeter & amp meter, mine has a analogue one, which you have to switch between for Vs vs As.

Reason for upgrading from the 5A to the 10A, was I got a PPBA, and had some issues with 5A. I plan to just use the 10A cigarette output into the PPBA, and possibly power the mount via a fused 5A Ciggarette cable on the ring-tongues output should I still have issues.

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Just a guess, but it might be that the SestoSenso 2 might not have a command to set the settings for an existing user preset, and just has memory space to store the values and that you need to just load the values and then set them one by one.

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