Thanks so much for the guide on how to set it up! I have got everything communicating finally, now to figure out alignment and all that jazz with PHD2.
I am relatively new here, but my driver spat out this message and I am here to say that it works!
2020-12-27T21:48:42: [INFO] Please report that the camera worked: Name: NexImage 10/NexImage 10 Detected and working, to bit.ly/2S1Vxjq
2020-12-27T21:48:42: [INFO] Setting pixel size correctly for NexImage 10
I am not sure what information you will need, but its the first time I am seeing this mesage, and yet not the first time it has been plugged in.
Now that sounds like my kind of setup!
I have the camera and telescope communicating with my laptop, so its a good start. Now I just need to figure out PHD2/EKOS/KStars.
I have Kstars installed, when I open EKOS, I get asked about remote devices etc, for which I have neither of the 2 choices, and the "Other" option button crashes the application. (annoyance!!)
I am half-assuming that cancel was the right option because I was then greeted with setting up a new profile. It seems only one host can be chosen? (But my equipment is on 2 hosts?)
Guidance with basic config would be handy, as well as the PHD2 integration if you have time.
Thanks and kind regards!
Hi again Wouter,
Thanks for the advice, I had a read through how the system operates, so I understand it a bit more. Just the confusing bit is the fact that even clients are servers(?), so that comes across as quite bizarre. I guess more maximum flexibilty and less code, the inter-server communication with hardware clients connected makes for a robust system. I have now got some things set up, like the RPiCam and the telescope, just that the NexStar driver doesnt have Alt-Az as selectable for some reason. Other than that it mostly works so far which is pretty thrilling. Just have to figure out KStars and all its bloody buttons lol!!
Thanks for the quick reply!! I have kstars on the above-mentioned PC and EKOS(?) most probably since I can open it via the shortcut. Any step by step you can point me to?
Info: I can get an image if I use the camera as a device on indiserver.
Merry Christmas to all those who celebrate it!
I am new to this forum so here goes!
I have a Celestron NexStar 4SE, with a Raspberry Pi Zero W attached, and a Raspberry Pi 4 with HQ camera attached, and also a Windows Laptop.
I am wondering if anyone has a moment to help me get them all communicating.
Installed on the pi-telescope (RPi on CNS4SE), I have the IndiServer installed, which works kind of fine (it works, but I can't seem to change my mount from polar align to Alt-Az).
Installed on the RPi 4 I have Indiserver and PHD2.
How do I get these modules to speak to each other in a nice language, that doesn't cause errors?