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INDI Library v1.9.7 Released (29 Jul 2022)

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RPI Camera and long exposures

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I have always had this issue. I am using the HQ Raspberry Pi camera.

In the Indi Control Pane for the RPI Camera i enter 10seconds for exposure and the count down time gets to about 7seconds and it fast forwards to zero. So really it took about a 3 second exposure from my point of view.

I have to take another exposure of 10seconds and it counts down the exposure right.



Any ideas? Or is this bug that needs fixed?
Thanks!
Chad
4 months 2 weeks ago #81817

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This is a known bug. You have to take an initial throw away exposure, and then all subsequent exposures are correct.

github.com/indilib/indi-3rdparty/tree/master/indi-rpicam
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4 months 2 weeks ago #81822

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Replied by Simon on topic RPI Camera and long exposures

Acording to github.com/indilib/indi-3rdparty/issues/271 and my testing the only way is to take first exposure exactly 7 seconds, and all exposures after that will be correct.
3 months 1 week ago #82704

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