There is no reason why that wouldn't work. Hit 'save- as' and send the file to your headless Mac-mini.

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Thanks, the actual frame will be extruded aluminium instead of wood, the panels will be Dibond (like the current ones, super light and super strong. The main three key new design features will include a raised box (won't be seating on the floor), a thinner lighter lid, and lastly the electronics will be outside the box (ie: better access for quicker maintenance).

I'm going to buy my new camera (Zwo 183MM pro) on my return to the UK in a couple of weeks, this the is the last major missing part in my setup.
While I'm here at my observatory location, I will take all the necessary measurements to optimise the design of V3.

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I took the decision to take down the observatory today and store the box in the attic, couple of reasons.
1_ I've sold the inner bits (mount, pier, telescope etc...) to a friend
2_ Observatory V3 is in the making...

So yes, watch this space for V3... it's coming. It will be more compact that V2, as in ultra small (as small as I can possibly make it).
One flaw I've found with V2 is the sheer weight of the lid, I had not realised how heavy that was. All the all panels from V2 are super light in comparison.

 



 

 

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Gonzothegreat replied to the topic 'Eqmod driver crashing' in the forum. 1 month ago

If you could please mark this thread as [SOLVED].

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The most important part is that when someone browse the forum, they can see that the post is "solved". It doesn't matter too much if it doesn't propagate within.

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You just need to edit the first post and update the subject with something like [SOLVED]

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What is the logic behind the order of the devices in the indi control panel please? Just curious ,it is random or else?
 



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Gonzothegreat created a new topic ' DeepSkyDad udev rules' in the forum. 3 months ago

Here are my rules for the AF3 / FR1 / FP1
AF3= autofocuser
FR1 = Field Rotator
FP1 = Flat panelSUBSYSTEM=="tty", ATTRS{idVendor}=="2341", ATTRS{product}=="Arduino Nano Every", ATTRS{idProduct}=="0058", ATTRS{serial}=="CDF0B4D451514746304B2020FF0A0328", SYMLINK+="FR1", KERNEL=="ttyACM*", MODE="0666"SUBSYSTEM=="tty", ATTRS{idVendor}=="2341", ATTRS{product}=="Arduino Nano Every", ATTRS{idProduct}=="0058", ATTRS{serial}=="902AE657515146544E4B2020FF0B3646", SYMLINK+="FP1", KERNEL=="ttyACM*", MODE="0666"SUBSYSTEM=="tty", ATTRS{idVendor}=="2341", ATTRS{product}=="Arduino Nano Every", ATTRS{idProduct}=="0058", ATTRS{serial}=="C4B1A01151514746304B2020FF0A1317", SYMLINK+="AF3", KERNEL=="ttyACM*", MODE="0666"

You will get in /dev :
root@heidenrod-obs:/dev# ll
total 4
drwxr-xr-x 16 root root        4860 Jul  1 17:38 ./
drwxr-xr-x 23 root root        4096 Mar 19 17:43 ../
lrwxrwxrwx  1 root root           7 Jul  1 17:38 AF3 -> ttyACM1
lrwxrwxrwx  1 root root           7 Jul  1 17:38 FP1 -> ttyACM0
lrwxrwxrwx  1 root root           7 Jul  1 17:38 FR1 -> ttyACM2

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OK update:
Previously I had "Weather Radio"@localhost:7625 in the Remote Driver box, now I need to have "Weather Radio"@192.168.8.124:7625
If I use localhost, the profile will not start but will do if I specify the IP address.

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It turned out that from looking at the /tmp/indiserver.log I should have noticed the following:
FIFO: start "Weather Radio"@localhost:7625
FIFO: Starting driver Weather Radio@localhost:7625
connect(localhost,7625): Connection refused
2021-06-29T21:39:06: good bye


Basically, as the weather radio wasn't running (I need to figure out why this is the case), you cannot start the profile. I have "Weather Radio"@localhost:7625 in the Remote Drivers option.

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