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INDI Library v1.8.0 is Released (27 Jul 2019)

INDI Library v1.8.0 is mostly a maintenance release to fix a few bugs in several drivers.

Any news on QHY294C support?

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Any news on QHY294C support? was created by sypeskder

Hello,

I was wondering if QHY294C support is in the works? I tried the new indi library 1.7.6 with kstars but it is still unable to detect the QHY camera.

I have tested the camera on Windows systems to ensure that it is not due to camera faults/hardware failure.

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5 months 3 weeks ago #35735

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Replied by knro on topic Any news on QHY294C support?

Should be supported in tonight nightly release. So check later tonight or tomorrow and update.
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5 months 3 weeks ago #35764

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Replied by sypeskder on topic Any news on QHY294C support?

Apologies for troubling you again,

I downloaded the nightly build and compiled it according to the instructions found, bypassing the SIP on macOS using /usr/local instead of /usr/bin, I compiled libqhy and indi-qhy as well and pointed kstars to them for testing.
ekos was still unable to detect the camera. I was wondering what steps I missed out or did wrongly.

I also tried to switch to the nightly build on the rpi3 running stellarmate os and updated the drivers on it to test on it as well. the QHY294C was similarly not detected. I have not however built kstars from the source for the rpi3.
When I compiled the sources I did notice that the QHY294 was defined in the various source files to ensure I checkout the right ones.

Clear skies and have a great day.
Please advise.

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Sypeskder
5 months 3 weeks ago #35885

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Replied by knro on topic Any news on QHY294C support?

On StellarMate, what's the output of lsusb? Also, edit your profile and turn off "Auto Connect", then connect to the QHY Driver and turn on "Driver Debug" under Options, then go back to Main Control Panel and press "Connect". Maybe we get a useful output to send over to QHY.
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5 months 3 weeks ago #35886

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Replied by sypeskder on topic Any news on QHY294C support?

The output from lsusb displays the device ID "1618:c294" with no further identifier information.
I am not able to get ekos to display a tab for qhy camera in the indi control panel to turn on driver debug. Is there an alternative way to enable the driver debug?
Ekos simply reports unable to establish +QHY CCD

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5 months 3 weeks ago #35893

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Replied by knro on topic Any news on QHY294C support?

I informed QHY and they said they will look into it.
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Replied by Odiug on topic Any news on QHY294C support?

So is anybody using a QHY294C under INDI so far?

I am interested in a 294c based camera due to size, pixel size, full well capacity and low read noise. There is ZWO, QHYCCD and Altair Astro. The ZWO seems to work, but according to Cloudynights it originally had some color artifact issues. But it seems the issue is partly related to taking short exposure flat frames where the sensor behaves differently. However the QHY version claims to have a better built quality (more even cooling concept). I don't know about the Altair. I have the general impression that the driver support from ZWO is better than QHYCCD and Altair Astro, but I am open to suggestions.

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Replied by knro on topic Any news on QHY294C support?

QHY said it is supported for capture, but not live video mode under RPi3.
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