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INDI Library v1.8.1 Released (09 Sep 2019)

Monthly maintenance release INDI v1.8.1

Avalon Driver Setup

10 months 4 weeks ago
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Avalon Driver Setup #32656
Great! Looking forward to the PR!

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10 months 3 weeks ago
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Avalon Driver Setup #32776
I got the OK from Avalon, so I will prepare the PR as announced. Since the weather is bad, there is plenty of time for programming...

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10 months 2 weeks ago
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Avalon Driver Setup #33034
Hi,
I am very close to a first public release, based on INDI V1.7.5. Please checkout the latest release on branch ken-self-sync: github.com/sterne-jaeger/indi.git

@kengs: I did some minor changes:
- bug fix for meridian flip
- tracking speed "Custom" removed. I want to stay close to the Windows StarGO implementation
- code cleanup

It would be great if you could test the latest release. I want to create a PR to the main INDI repository in the first week of January.

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10 months 2 weeks ago
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Avalon Driver Setup #33041
Great work. Awaiting your PR! :D

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10 months 1 week ago
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Avalon Driver Setup #33331
Hi,

I am trying to install the new Avalon StarGo driver on Ubuntu 18.04 using the nightly packages. However, I am getting error messages because "indi-avalon" wants to overwrite a file from "indi-eqmod". I can work around this by uninstalling indi-full and indi-eqmod, but the indi-avalon package indeed contains indi-eqmod files:
nic@astrofitlet:~$ dpkg -L indi-avalon
/.
/usr
/usr/bin
/usr/bin/indi_eqmod_telescope
/usr/share
/usr/share/doc
/usr/share/doc/indi-avalon
/usr/share/doc/indi-avalon/AUTHORS
/usr/share/doc/indi-avalon/README
/usr/share/doc/indi-avalon/changelog.gz
/usr/share/doc/indi-avalon/copyright
/usr/share/indi
/usr/share/indi/indi_align_sk.xml
/usr/share/indi/indi_eqmod.xml
/usr/share/indi/indi_eqmod_scope_limits_sk.xml
/usr/share/indi/indi_eqmod_simulator_sk.xml
/usr/share/indi/indi_eqmod_sk.xml
nic@astrofitlet:~$ apt-cache search indi-avalon
indi-avalon-dbg - INDI Avalon Stargo Driver.
indi-avalon - INDI Avalon Stargo Driver.

Is this correct or is the nightly indi-avalon package broken?
Nic

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10 months 1 week ago
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Avalon Driver Setup #33351
Oppps my mistake. I was copying the build recipe from EQMod and forgot to change one variable. Ok wait a couple of hours for a rebuild.

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10 months 1 week ago
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Avalon Driver Setup #33354
Awesome! Now it works. Thanks for the quick fix.

Un-/parking and slewing works like a charm. I will test centering, syncing, tracking and guiding next time we get clear skies. I had some issues with the focuser, though. It is an Avalon FOCS connected to AUX1 of the mount. Indi doesn't seem to read the position. It stays at 0 when it moves out, and then doesn't allow me to move back in. But I only tested it for 5 minutes. I'll try again later.

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10 months 1 week ago
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Avalon Driver Setup #33355
Hi Nic,
the Avalon FOCS interface is at a very early stage. Since I do not own an Avalon FOCS, I cannot test and fix it yet. But I will try to contact the author of the focuser code.
- Wolfgang

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10 months 1 week ago
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Avalon Driver Setup #33358
Hi Wolfgang,

That would be fantastic. You guys are awesome! Let me know if I can be of any assistance.

Nic

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10 months 1 week ago
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Avalon Driver Setup #33360
Could you please post the corresponding log file? I should sit unter ~/.local/share/kstars/logs

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10 months 1 week ago
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Avalon Driver Setup #33361
Sure, see attached. I set the output mode to "verbose" and activated "Mount" and "Focuser" output for both Ekos and the driver. Then I pressed some buttons (move out, move in, sync position, set absolute position, change focuser speed).
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10 months 1 week ago
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Avalon Driver Setup #33362
In the logs there is a warning:
Focus mode is halt. Select slow or fast mode
At least from the source code it looks like the focuser speed is set to "Halt". Are the buttons available on the INDI panel to set it to "Slow" or "Fast"?

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