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INDI Library v1.7.8 Released (11 May 2019)

Mid year release of INDI Library v1.7.8 comes with a few drivers and improvements to to existing drivers.

Would you recommend celestron's CGE mount with INDI?

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Would you recommend celestron's CGE mount with INDI? was created by dokeeffe

I've found a second hand CGE mount nearby and was wondering if anyone uses this with INDI?
Currently I'm using a celestron CPC1100 (fork mount) and its working well with INDI but has problems with PE and backlash.

I have 2 questions specifically:
1) How good is it for imaging (stability, PE, backlash)
2) Meridian flips: I'm wondering how these really work? Is it simply that EKOS/INDI issues a slew command to the mount again once the 'flip if HA>' threshold is reached or is there a special command sent to the mount to flip?

Thanks,
Derek
Celestron CPC1100 Atik 383L
HP8300 Elite i5 running Xubuntu, Indi, Kstars & Ekos
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