Could adding/testing this focuser be done online? I could provide 24 hour access to it via internet.

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It would be nice to have the aforementioned autofocuser imlpemented in INDI. INDIGO has already built a driver for it

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I ran the latest astroberry on a 4gb Rpi4. I am getting use to Kstars/Ekos interface, however it is missing the driver for my autofocuser. I have Astro-Gadget FocusDream Pro and when I am setting up a profile under INDI it does not have the driver for FocusDream Pro.
I have fpund out since that INDIGO, however, does have the necessary driver for my autofocus. I am emailing back and forth with Peter Polakovic, author of INDIGO, and he said INDI cann be configured to use INDIGO drivers. Is there a tutorial on how to do this? I am somewhat computer savvy, so a basic write up would also go a long way.

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I am contemplating on buying this camera for guiding mainly. I need to know if indilib (astroberry) will recognize the cam. I have checked the guider cam list under Ekos. I does list Meade, but under its sub menu all it says is Meade deep sky imager. Will this driver work with the USB3 Lpi-G Advanced?

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Gusztav Makula replied to the topic 'ASTAP Issue' in the forum. 2 years ago

My main imaging camera is an Olympus Em-5. It does not tether with software to control exposure. I do not know a way if the images could be downloaded from the cam to Rpi4.
The guide cam is a ASI224MC and the guide scope is this: www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B088D37YMZ/ref=...04_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
I do not have a captured image with it but I did not notice any star deformation on this scope.
I do understand star deformation, I had that issue with a guide scope before, stars looked horrible and made guiding more difficult as well. This one is pretty good.

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Gusztav Makula replied to the topic 'ASTAP Issue' in the forum. 2 years ago

No I did not download star database. How do I do that for ASTAP?

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Gusztav Makula created a new topic ' ASTAP Issue' in the forum. 2 years ago

I need some help with ASTAP. Anytime I am trying to get a capture solved in Ekos, after saying "starting ASTAP" I always get the message " ASTAP failed". I have downloaded the necessary index files for the offline Astrometry solver, and it works as long as the target is not too far off, but I have some experience with ASTAP from before and I really like it. Find it more reliable too.
What do I need to do to get it running. It is a guider set up with ASI224MC. Picture captures fine, no issues, solving is. I am not even sure if ASTAP is started by Ekos.

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Is there any new on this one. I have an EM-5 as well. This particular Oly model is not capable of USB remote capture but it is capable of usb connection to download images from the camera. Is this doable under Ekos?

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Gusztav Makula replied to the topic 'Having issues starting PHD2' in the forum. 2 years ago

Mike

Thanks, that is exactly what I am looking for. I've tried to search for the thread on CN but was unable to find. Could you recall some keywords I could search the thread by?

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Gusztav Makula replied to the topic 'Having issues starting PHD2' in the forum. 2 years ago

Since there is no input on the issue, is it possible to uninstall PHD2 with sudo apt-get- remove phd2 and then reinstall with sudo apt-get-install phd2?
PHD2 was installed with the latest astroberry package, and I don't know too much about how Linux based system works.

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Gusztav Makula created a new topic ' Having issues starting PHD2' in the forum. 2 years ago

Having some problem starting PHD2 in astroberry. I have the latest updates and upgrades. When I click on the icon to start PHD2 it gives me the hour glass for a 10-15 sec but the window never comes up. When I click again it tells me there is an instance already running. After checking with task manager I can confirm that there is indeed a PHD2.bin running there. I can stop/kill this instance from task manager and then start PHD2 again to see the same thing happening again.
It's like it is running, it just refuses to give me a desktop window. How do I fix this issue?

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Gusztav Makula replied to the topic 'So how is this any better...?' in the forum. 3 years ago

Purged the settings, now everything seems fine but the camera still does not fire the shutter, I get the message, failed to expose, error downloading image from camera: directory not found. Which is of course set and created. I already found images from previous "successful" attempts in this directory.

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Gusztav Makula replied to the topic 'So how is this any better...?' in the forum. 3 years ago

And now, whiever way I connect to the camera it just doesn't work. Ekos tells me to check indi settings, where I am instructed to check image info as there is no CCD info set. No problem, I try to set it, and no matter how many times I click SET, nothing happens. It won't enter the numbers. If I click to many times it crashes. Did I forget to feed it donuts today?

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Gusztav Makula replied to the topic 'So how is this any better...?' in the forum. 3 years ago

I will check that out.
A side note, I have both DSUSB and FTDI chip for the camera in subject.

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Gusztav Makula replied to the topic 'So how is this any better...?' in the forum. 3 years ago

Thanks kross I had no idea that's how Linux sees COM ports. However, I have tried that yesterday without any success. Would the /dev/ttyUSB0 need to be set under Gphoto camera or under Nikon camera driver?

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