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INDI Library v2.0.0 Released (01 Feb 2023)

Bi-monthly release with major changes to INDI properties and client API in addition to new drivers and improvements.

Driver OnStep (LX200 like) for INDI

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@rbarberac

did you test the change or the workarounds?
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1 year 1 week ago #79952

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My issue is related but not the same. Stellarmate 1.5.5 works as it should.
All versions after that show no HA counter counting down anymore and no matter what value i put in ekos.
1 year 1 week ago #79955

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I don't know Stellarmate so could you please telle which version of indi, Kstars and OnStep you have.
Indiserver -v
kstars --version
Firmware version of Onstep (under Firmware tab in control panel)

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1 year 1 week ago #79956

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Onstep 4.24c
Kstars 3.5.7 stable latest build
Indiserver don't know. Terminal command not found.

But all versions before won't work either accept 1.5.5 stellarmate, don't know the versions of Indi or Kstars from that one.
I can find out but not at home at the moment.
1 year 1 week ago #79957

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here the meridiian Flip with a Video

It is long but shows all the process and yes Ekos does not really update in real time the counter but the Flip works.
1 year 1 week ago #79958

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I have latest modification on github.com/azwing/indi
I made many tests with different set-ups and it works.
Would be nice if somebody could test before issuing a pull request.
1 year 1 week ago #79968

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Thx Alain!

Someone else has to test.
Can't test because i don't know how to install that.
Don't know anything about linux. 
Last edit: 1 year 1 week ago by Michael Siethoff.
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I’ve not tested yet. My thank you was for the tip to enter West < East as a workaround for the problem.
1 year 1 week ago #79973

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I still have sometimes failures, OnStep complaining "Underpole Limit".
After increasing limits in Config.h
#define AXIS1_LIMIT_MIN              -200 //   -180, n. Where n= -90..-270 (degrees.) Minimum "Hour Angle" for Eq modes.      Adjust
                                          //         n. Where n=-180..-360 (degrees.) Minimum Azimuth for AltAzm mode.
#define AXIS1_LIMIT_MAX               200 //    180, n. Where n=  90.. 270 (degrees.) Maximum "Hour Angle" for Eq modes.      Adjust
                                          //         n. Where n= 180.. 360 (degrees.) Maximum Azimuth for AltAzm mode.
No more failures
 
1 year 1 week ago #79978

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Today the Meridian Flip fix has been merged to "libindi master" github.com/indilib/indi.
Most probably nightly builds will be available pretty soon.

Meridian Flip works fine as long as AXIS1_LIMIT_MIN and AXIS1_LIMIT_MAX are set respectively < -180 and > 180 (tested with -185, + 185)
Onstep version 4.24.p (Control Panel Firmware Data Tab)
indi_lx200_OnStep Version is 1.14 (Control Panel Connection Tab)
INDI Library: 1.9.5
kstars version 3.5.8 Beta
 
 
 
 
 
Last edit: 1 year 6 days ago by Alain Zwingelstein.
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Can you post your configuration please?
   
INDI/KStars on Raspberry Pi 4, 4gb
Raspberry Bull 64bit
Skywatcher 150PDS
CGE-PRO Mount
Nikon D5300 Camera
ZWO183MM
ZWO ASI120mm
Whaveshave focuser
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Buongiorno Ettore,
here my Motion setup.
OnStep Config.h
#define AXIS1_LIMIT_MIN              -185
#define AXIS1_LIMIT_MAX              185
 
 


 
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