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Guiding settling failed after post-meridien flip calibration

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Hi,

I use PHD2 as guider. After a post-meridien flip calibration, I always get a "settling failed / timeout" error in Ekos: 

[2021-10-09T23:08:31.460 CEST INFO ][     org.kde.kstars.ekos.guide] - "PHD2: Calibration Complete."
[2021-10-09T23:08:31.471 CEST INFO ][     org.kde.kstars.ekos.guide] - "Calibration completed."
[2021-10-09T23:08:31.856 CEST INFO ][     org.kde.kstars.ekos.guide] - "PHD2: Waiting for guiding to settle."
[2021-10-09T23:08:32.110 CEST WARN ][   org.kde.kstars.ekos.capture] - Skipping flat/dark cap since it is not connected.
[2021-10-09T23:08:33.486 CEST WARN ][   org.kde.kstars.ekos.capture] - Skipping flat/dark cap since it is not connected.
[2021-10-09T23:08:33.590 CEST INFO ][     org.kde.kstars.ekos.guide] - "PHD2: Exposure Time set to: 2.00"
[2021-10-09T23:08:33.663 CEST INFO ][     org.kde.kstars.ekos.guide] - "PHD2: DEC Guide Mode is Set to: Auto"
[2021-10-09T23:08:33.683 CEST INFO ][     org.kde.kstars.ekos.guide] - "PHD2: Guiding started."
[2021-10-09T23:08:33.734 CEST INFO ][     org.kde.kstars.ekos.guide] - "Autoguiding started."
[2021-10-09T23:08:34.571 CEST WARN ][   org.kde.kstars.ekos.capture] - Skipping flat/dark cap since it is not connected.
[2021-10-09T23:08:34.637 CEST INFO ][   org.kde.kstars.ekos.capture] - "Capturing 180.000-second  image..."
[2021-10-09T23:08:34.681 CEST INFO ][           org.kde.kstars.indi] - Canon DSLR EOS 650D :  "[INFO] Starting 180 seconds exposure. "
[2021-10-09T23:09:06.766 CEST INFO ][     org.kde.kstars.ekos.guide] - "PHD2: Settling failed (timed-out waiting for guider to settle)."
[2021-10-09T23:09:06.773 CEST INFO ][     org.kde.kstars.ekos.guide] - "PHD2: Settling failed, aborted."

[2021-10-09T23:09:06.787 CEST INFO ][   org.kde.kstars.ekos.capture] - "Autoguiding stopped. Aborting..."

This is what PHD2 session looks like at the same moment:

 

In the Ekos settings the only place I see a timeout for settling is in "dithering" section (and it is 20s timeout, actually). But here it is not about dithering... So, does this timeout applies also for settling after calibration? Should I put a bigger value here? Or the problem is elsewhere?

Thanks!


 
Last edit: 1 month 2 weeks ago by Lucar Rave.
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I believe that's a PHD2 parameter. E.g. there are many hits to this google search:
www.google.com/search?q=phd2+settling+fa...ceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8
Orion Atlas Pro, William Optics ZS105, Moonlight V2 focuser, GSO RC10 w/RSF focuser
ZWO ASI1600, Astronomik Filters, ST80, QHY 5L-IIm guidecam.
KStars/Ekos/Indi on NUC10 & RPi4 w/SSD -- Ubuntu
Projects: Terrain, Polar Align, Analyze, Linear Focuser, SEP MultiStar & GPG Guide, FITS autostretch.
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Hi,

I have exactly the same problem.
Did you find a solution ?

Thank you 
2 days 2 hours ago #78018

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