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INDI Library v1.9.3 Released (11 Nov 2021)

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

INDI Driver for SVBONY cameras

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Hi Collin, I haven't found any setting like that so I have purged the configuration, reconnected the camera and now it works!
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1 month 1 week ago #76907

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Hi Hades,

Great !

Could you please post me a new capture of the "main control" panel like this one :



 to check that everything works as intended ?

Thanks a lot for your help.

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Hi Collin, i have tried now to connect the camera once again but this is an error I am getting:
2021-10-26T08:11:40: Driver ./indi_sv305_ccd: Camera(s) found
2021-10-26T08:13:06: Driver ./indi_sv305_ccd: stderr EOF
<delProperty device="SVBONY SV305M PRO 0"/>
Child process 2479 died
2021-10-26T08:13:06: Driver ./indi_sv305_ccd: restart #2
2021-10-26T08:13:06: Driver ./indi_sv305_ccd: Camera(s) found

And now the camera could not connect anymore. It seems that something in the setting is broken. But without camera connected in Ekos I don't know how to purge the configuration again.
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Hi Hades,

Settings usually sits in the ".indi" folder, in your "home".
But you mostly get this kind of error when your "indi_sv3055_ccd" binary doesn't match the loaded library (ie the SDK version).

Did you start the driver from "command line", or from the Ekos GUI ?

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It was started from the command line. I have renamed the driver configs and now it connects correctly.
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Hello, I have been using the sv305 for over 6 months now in an All Sky camera (permanent enclosure).  The camera has been very stable over that time, but I have had quite an irritating issue that I have not been able to resolve.

Hardware:  Raspberry Pi 3
OS:  Raspbian 10
INDI:  1.8.9, 1.9.1, 1.9.2 (via pyindi-client)
Camera:  SV305

On average, at least 40% of the exposures take double the time of the exposure to complete.  In some cases, it can be 90% of the exposures.  It seems to happen at random.  For the most part, I run at a pretty high gain at night, usually 250 and short exposures of 15s.  The exposures are still the correct exposure time, but the exposure is not received for double the time.

Below is an example that shows images from last night, the requested exposure, and how much time elapsed from the previous exposure.
Time | Exposure | Delta
2021-10-29 22:09:36|15.0|31
2021-10-29 22:09:05|15.0|30
2021-10-29 22:08:35|15.0|16
2021-10-29 22:08:19|15.0|30
2021-10-29 22:07:49|15.0|31
2021-10-29 22:07:18|15.0|15
2021-10-29 22:07:03|15.0|31
2021-10-29 22:06:32|15.0|15
2021-10-29 22:06:17|15.0|31
2021-10-29 22:05:46|15.0|31
2021-10-29 22:05:15|15.0|30
2021-10-29 22:04:45|15.0|31
2021-10-29 22:04:14|15.0|30
2021-10-29 22:03:44|15.0|31
2021-10-29 22:03:13|15.0|30
2021-10-29 22:02:43|15.0|16
2021-10-29 22:02:27|15.0|30
2021-10-29 22:01:57|15.0|31

Any ideas?
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Hi Aaron,

What settings do you use on your camera ?

Could you please show us your python script ?

Best regards,

Thx8411
 
1 month 4 days ago #77182

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The script is not small simple, unfortunately, its part of my allsky software project:  github.com/aaronwmorris/indi-allsky/

Here are some example log messages from a doubled exposure.  The camera appears to take the exposure and then hangs (a 9 second gap between messages).  Below that is what a normal exposure looks like.

Doubled exposure

<code>2021-04-10 00:00:46,262 [INFO] MainProcess takeExposure() #108: Taking 9.239792 s exposure
2021-04-10 00:00:46,306 [INFO] MainProcess newNumber() #87: new Number CCD_EXPOSURE for device SVBONY SV305 0
2021-04-10 00:00:46,655 [INFO] MainProcess newNumber() #87: new Number CCD_EXPOSURE for device SVBONY SV305 0
2021-04-10 00:00:47,656 [INFO] MainProcess newNumber() #87: new Number CCD_EXPOSURE for device SVBONY SV305 0
2021-04-10 00:00:48,657 [INFO] MainProcess newNumber() #87: new Number CCD_EXPOSURE for device SVBONY SV305 0
2021-04-10 00:00:49,658 [INFO] MainProcess newNumber() #87: new Number CCD_EXPOSURE for device SVBONY SV305 0
2021-04-10 00:00:50,660 [INFO] MainProcess newNumber() #87: new Number CCD_EXPOSURE for device SVBONY SV305 0
2021-04-10 00:00:51,662 [INFO] MainProcess newNumber() #87: new Number CCD_EXPOSURE for device SVBONY SV305 0
2021-04-10 00:00:52,664 [INFO] MainProcess newNumber() #87: new Number CCD_EXPOSURE for device SVBONY SV305 0
2021-04-10 00:00:53,665 [INFO] MainProcess newNumber() #87: new Number CCD_EXPOSURE for device SVBONY SV305 0
2021-04-10 00:01:04,980 [INFO] MainProcess newNumber() #87: new Number CCD_EXPOSURE for device SVBONY SV305 0
2021-04-10 00:01:05,103 [INFO] MainProcess newBLOB() #66: new BLOB CCD1
2021-04-10 00:01:05,108 [INFO] MainProcess newBLOB() #73: Blob downloaded in 0.0041 s
2021-04-10 00:01:05,109 [INFO] MainProcess run() #784: Exposure received in 18.8462 s</code>


Normal exposure

<code>2021-04-10 00:00:31,245 [INFO] MainProcess takeExposure() #108: Taking 9.239792 s exposure
2021-04-10 00:00:31,286 [INFO] MainProcess newNumber() #87: new Number CCD_EXPOSURE for device SVBONY SV305 0
2021-04-10 00:00:31,717 [INFO] MainProcess newNumber() #87: new Number CCD_EXPOSURE for device SVBONY SV305 0
2021-04-10 00:00:32,718 [INFO] MainProcess newNumber() #87: new Number CCD_EXPOSURE for device SVBONY SV305 0
2021-04-10 00:00:33,719 [INFO] MainProcess newNumber() #87: new Number CCD_EXPOSURE for device SVBONY SV305 0
2021-04-10 00:00:34,721 [INFO] MainProcess newNumber() #87: new Number CCD_EXPOSURE for device SVBONY SV305 0
2021-04-10 00:00:35,722 [INFO] MainProcess newNumber() #87: new Number CCD_EXPOSURE for device SVBONY SV305 0
2021-04-10 00:00:36,723 [INFO] MainProcess newNumber() #87: new Number CCD_EXPOSURE for device SVBONY SV305 0
2021-04-10 00:00:37,724 [INFO] MainProcess newNumber() #87: new Number CCD_EXPOSURE for device SVBONY SV305 0
2021-04-10 00:00:38,725 [INFO] MainProcess newNumber() #87: new Number CCD_EXPOSURE for device SVBONY SV305 0
2021-04-10 00:00:40,648 [INFO] MainProcess newNumber() #87: new Number CCD_EXPOSURE for device SVBONY SV305 0
2021-04-10 00:00:40,772 [INFO] MainProcess newBLOB() #66: new BLOB CCD1
2021-04-10 00:00:40,777 [INFO] MainProcess newBLOB() #73: Blob downloaded in 0.0041 s
2021-04-10 00:00:40,778 [INFO] MainProcess run() #784: Exposure received in 9.5331 s</code>

 
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4 weeks 13 hours ago #77348

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Hi Aaron !

Great project ! It looks awesome !

Sorry, I didn't found the time to dig on this issue yet, but I promise I won't forget you.

Best regards,

Thx8411
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3 weeks 1 day ago #77534

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Hello Hades,

I received my SV305M Pro today, and found a bug : the frame pixel depth (8 or 12) selection wasn't available in the UI any more.
Pushed a fix on my repo. A pull request is on it's way.

I advise you to delete your saved driver config before, like you already did earlier.

Best regards !

Thx8411
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Hi Collin, these are great news, I am loking forward for the update.
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Hello Hades,

Another bug : the LiveView recording (.ser file) was broken for the SV305M Pro.
Fixed in my repository. Pull Request on it's way.

I also removed some wrong FITS entries (color controls on a mono camera...)

Best regards !

Thx8411
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