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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.

Jasem - please read. Polar alignment doesn't work on Windows client.

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Replied by maxthebuilder on topic Jasem - please read. Polar alignment doesn't work on Windows client.

NH wrote: ...
I want further wanted to test the Polar Alignment with the simulators, but I cannot do that. I read somewhere that I have to install the GSC catalog (on StellarMate?). But how do I do that? If you can help my with this I can test this also.


Look here: www.indilib.org/forum/ekos/4569-download...mulator-on-os-x.html
Max S.
RPI 3 B+ with Stellarmate OS.
Nikon D5300. 180 mm f/2.8 antique Nikon lens. Tamron AF 28-75mm f/2.8.
AT72EDII refractor. ASI1600MC Pro. ZWO ASI294MC Pro
ZWO ASI120MC-S on ZWO 30F4 MiniScope.
SW AZ-GTi mount in EQ mode.
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Replied by maxthebuilder on topic Jasem - please read. Polar alignment doesn't work on Windows client.

Sorry. It doesn't have anything to do with a web browser.
The client runs on Windows 7 64 bit. Server is on RPI which is wire-connected to my home network.

NH wrote: Do you use Microsoft Edge? I had connection issues and found out that INDI seems not to like Microsoft Edge. After changing the standard web browser, the connecting issues are solved. So if you use Microsoft Edge as standard web browser this could perhaps be the reason for your problems.

Max S.
RPI 3 B+ with Stellarmate OS.
Nikon D5300. 180 mm f/2.8 antique Nikon lens. Tamron AF 28-75mm f/2.8.
AT72EDII refractor. ASI1600MC Pro. ZWO ASI294MC Pro
ZWO ASI120MC-S on ZWO 30F4 MiniScope.
SW AZ-GTi mount in EQ mode.
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Replied by AstroNerd on topic Jasem - please read. Polar alignment doesn't work on Windows client.

NH wrote: I tested this with my windows laptop and the guide simulator was indeed on the primary telescope (as default?). But I can change it to guide telescope and click save under Configuration and next time it uses the guide telescope.

The CCD simulator uses the primary telescope in my case.

I want further wanted to test the Polar Alignment with the simulators, but I cannot do that. I read somewhere that I have to install the GSC catalog (on StellarMate?). But how do I do that? If you can help my with this I can test this also.


Run this command from the terminal on the Stellarmate and it will load full updated INdI and the GSC files

sudo apt-get install indi-full gsc

Or for just GSC

sudo apt-get install gsc
Stellarmate OS on Raspberry pi3b+ controlled with Kubuntu laptop
Skywatcher EQ8 pro
Meade series 5000 80mm triplet Apo & Meade 8” SCT (de-forked)
Starlight Xpress SXVR H18, SXVR M25c, Lodestar Guide Camera
Pegasus Ultimate Hub for all USB & Power
Pegasus focus motors on both scopes
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Replied by NH on topic Jasem - please read. Polar alignment doesn't work on Windows client.

I did that on StellarMate. It says that "gsc is already the newest version (1.3~ubuntu18.04.1)" - altough I did not installed it manually before (is it meanwhile automatically installed? Or perhaps because I switched to the Beta Channel?).

Anyway, the "problem" why it did not work the first time, was that at FOV I have to manually type in the calculated FOV of the CCD simulator with the primary scope. After I did that, I could click on start and everything works fine. No refreshing problems.
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Replied by maxthebuilder on topic Jasem - please read. Polar alignment doesn't work on Windows client.

NH - as I reported it works in simulation mode (after cameras are properly assigned) but doesn't with real cameras (at least I couldn't make it work)...
Also it works on RPI/Ubuntu client. The problem only exists for Windows client.
Max S.
RPI 3 B+ with Stellarmate OS.
Nikon D5300. 180 mm f/2.8 antique Nikon lens. Tamron AF 28-75mm f/2.8.
AT72EDII refractor. ASI1600MC Pro. ZWO ASI294MC Pro
ZWO ASI120MC-S on ZWO 30F4 MiniScope.
SW AZ-GTi mount in EQ mode.
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Replied by NH on topic Jasem - please read. Polar alignment doesn't work on Windows client.

Ok, I just saw that you write that it fails with the simulators too. I will test that also as soon as possible. But it maybe take a while, because I am in the next weeks very often not at home and where I live is the wheater normally bad. I think there is no way to test this with the real setup indoors, correct?
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Replied by maxthebuilder on topic Jasem - please read. Polar alignment doesn't work on Windows client.

NH,
Look. It was failing with the simulators because the cameras were mis-assigned. Once the cameras assigned correctly - the procedure works. With the simulators.
The problem is - it doesn't work with the Windows client. Works with simulators but not with real setup. On Windows client.
Works fine on RPI/Ubuntu client.
And, no, you cannot test it indoors. You need to see/shoot Polaris.
Thanks!
Max S.
RPI 3 B+ with Stellarmate OS.
Nikon D5300. 180 mm f/2.8 antique Nikon lens. Tamron AF 28-75mm f/2.8.
AT72EDII refractor. ASI1600MC Pro. ZWO ASI294MC Pro
ZWO ASI120MC-S on ZWO 30F4 MiniScope.
SW AZ-GTi mount in EQ mode.
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