Yes the skies have been poor lately in oxfordshire as well. but did get some clear skies yesterday and the day before. And the camera did stop responding on both nights after some use. Not entirely sure. logs show time out to calls. Restarting driver/indiserver did not help - had to power cycle the camera. Not entirely sure if it is the hardware or the driver to be honest. It has been cold, but i donot suspect that was the case. Did you notice just timeouts to calls made by the driver?
The last couple of sessions I used the Windows driver for the sv305, since that supports on-camera guiding. I was having stability issues even with that until I switched the camera to 8-bit. I kept getting what seemed like overexposed frames.
I do recall however, that when using the indi driver via astroberry, I would have to reseat the usb cable to get the camera to reconnect. Restarting driver/indiserver likewise did not help. This was about a month ago though, so I may be misremembering. I'll pay special attention to it the next chance I get.
Thanks a lot ginger,
When you say that is a bit fiddly, What do you reffer abaut?
Is complicated to set for work?
I supose that for usb3, is a little bit more quicker to take photos, don't you?
Thanks a lot.
By a bit fiddly, I mean that sometimes it hangs up, and requires re-plugging of the cable to get it to work again. Restarting the driver, indiserver, or RPi would not fix it. That, and what seem to be over-exposed frames, where the image is mostly white, but with black dots. This happened on the Windows driver as well, until I switched the camera to 8-bit mode. As for usb3 being faster for pictures, I don't really know. If anything, I imagine it's better for video, or if you have multiple usb3 devices sharing the same hub, since there's more bandwidth.
I don't have a x64 linux machine that I can hook the camera up to. If you could provide a binary for armhf, or a link to the source so that I might compile it myself, I'd be happy to run it.