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INDI Library v1.9.3 Released (11 Nov 2021)

Bimonthly Stable INDI Library release introduces new drivers and fixes for existing ones. Some highlights:

Newbie question: What is the best (stable/reliable) platform for running ekos/kstars?

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8 bit can be selected from the Indi control panel -> zwo120mm (Or asi120mm, sorry not by an indi box ATM)
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Update: It seems that it works on the Pi but not on the Dell Laptop. On the laptop it does takes pics, but the image is not correct (like several images out-of-sync in the same image). So far, on the Pi it seems to work well. Took about 300 pics without any problems. Lets see...
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You must use a usb 2 port and have no hub.
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I tried with the Pi on the USB2 port and with the Pi on the USB3 port with a USB3 hub, powered. It seems to work in both ways. On the laptop, with the hub and on a usb3 port it does not work.
Do I need to use a powered hub to use this with the Pi?
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I found the same issue with the GPS dongle not getting a fix due to local electrical noise from the Pi or Beelink PC.
To solve it I just added a 5m USB extension and at 5m away the GPS fix is near instant.
Rig1: WO ZS61, ZWO ASI 178MC, iEXOS-100, INDI/EKOS on Ubuntu
Rig2: Samyang 16mm, Canon 600D, Star Adventurer Pro, APT
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Do I need to use a powered hub to use this with the Pi?

It is my experience that one must use a powered USB hub with a Raspberry Pi. The Pi simply can't supply enough power over the USB ports to power cameras, filter wheel, and WiFi dongle (internal WiFi on Pi sucks). But this is simply a power issue. Nothing to do with compatibility.
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