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INDI Library v1.9.2 Released (14 Sep 2021)

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

Skywatcher AZ GTi with Ekos

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Replied by Tarun on topic Skywatcher AZ GTi with Ekos


fails with eqmod,i guess timeouts.
3 years 1 month ago #29422

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Goooooooooooooood new everyone!



I got EQMod to work with AZ-GTi mount. Best of all? You don't even have to use the pesky SkyWatcher App on your phone, you can connect directly to the mount! I'll add more documentation soon but basically, select "Ethernet" in connection from EQMod. IP Address: 192.168.4.1 Port: 11880 and type: UDP

Before you connect make sure your PC/StellarMate is connected to the mount hotspot and that the mount is in the "home" position. Then connect. Now by default it points toward polaris but for AZ GTi I think the home position points to Zenith?

The fix just landed in GIT, so hopefully INDI Nightly later today will get it as well.
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Last edit: 3 years 1 week ago by Jasem Mutlaq.
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Replied by Tarun on topic Skywatcher AZ GTi with Ekos

wohoo! Thanks much Jasem. Been busy at work, I'll try to test it tonight
3 years 1 week ago #30056

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Replied by Eivind on topic Skywatcher AZ GTi with Ekos

Excellent! Looking forward to try it out :-)
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Does it have ALTAZ mount, encoder support?
3 years 1 week ago #30084

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It _appears_ to be working in GOTOs and such. But I'm waiting for feedback on "home position" since EQMod default to equatorial home position and it probably needs to be different for AZ-GTi
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Replied by Tarun on topic Skywatcher AZ GTi with Ekos

is this available in the nightly build yet? I could not get it to work with last nightly build nor from git
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Replied by Eivind on topic Skywatcher AZ GTi with Ekos

Got it working! Compiled from git. You need to also compile and install 3rdparty.
indilib.org/forum/general/210-howto-buil...st-libindi-ekos.html
Did not have time for an extensive test - only slewing around in my living room.

Weather forcast is cloudy for the next 10 days...
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3 years 1 week ago #30121

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Just found out that INDI Nightly was failing for a while now, so I just fixed the error and restarted all the builds again.
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3 years 1 week ago #30124

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Replied by Tarun on topic Skywatcher AZ GTi with Ekos

looks like nightly build has failed again .Compiling from git fails with below same as yesterday(after fresh checkout.)

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-- Build files have been written to: /home/archangel/code/indi/build/indi-eqmod
archangel@archAngel:~/code/indi/build/indi-eqmod$ sudo make install
[ 7%] Building CXX object CMakeFiles/indi_eqmod_telescope.dir/eqmod.cpp.o
/home/archangel/code/indi/indi/3rdparty/indi-eqmod/eqmod.cpp: In member function ‘virtual bool EQMod::Handshake()’:
/home/archangel/code/indi/indi/3rdparty/indi-eqmod/eqmod.cpp:713:88: error: ‘class Connection::TCP’ has no member named ‘connectionType’; did you mean ‘ConnectionType’?
if (!getActiveConnection()->name().compare("CONNECTION_TCP") && tcpConnection->connectionType() == Connection::TCP::TYPE_UDP)
^~~~~~~~~~~~~~
ConnectionType
/home/archangel/code/indi/indi/3rdparty/indi-eqmod/eqmod.cpp:715:13: error: ‘tty_set_skywatcher_udp_format’ was not declared in this scope
tty_set_skywatcher_udp_format(1);
^~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
/home/archangel/code/indi/indi/3rdparty/indi-eqmod/eqmod.cpp:715:13: note: suggested alternative: ‘tty_set_gemini_udp_format’
tty_set_skywatcher_udp_format(1);
^~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
tty_set_gemini_udp_format
CMakeFiles/indi_eqmod_telescope.dir/build.make:110: recipe for target 'CMakeFiles/indi_eqmod_telescope.dir/eqmod.cpp.o' failed
make[2]: *** [CMakeFiles/indi_eqmod_telescope.dir/eqmod.cpp.o] Error 1
CMakeFiles/Makefile2:67: recipe for target 'CMakeFiles/indi_eqmod_telescope.dir/all' failed

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3 years 1 week ago #30137

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Need to sudo make install libindi first then EQMod
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Replied by Tarun on topic Skywatcher AZ GTi with Ekos

yep,I followed that. Still same error. Do i need to purge anything?
3 years 1 week ago #30139

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