Teseo thanked Jasem Mutlaq in topic Celestron GPS problem 20 hours 19 minutes ago

Jasem Mutlaq replied to the topic 'Celestron GPS problem' in the forum. 21 hours 33 minutes ago

I asked Chris to look into it, it's a possible regression from the recent changes made to the driver.

Perhaps if you can include the logs, it would help more?

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Jasem Mutlaq replied to the topic 'Issues guiding with new scope and OAG on a CGX' in the forum. 21 hours 36 minutes ago

Ron Kramer wrote: Very good performance. My PHD average before EKOS - was .35 and that's with a Mach1. Those CGX's are killer and about 1/2 the price.
I'm reset to try again with PHD on the PI and ekos in the house. Waiting for darkness. About another hour.
my sky data... kramers.mynetgear.com:10443/

I have a weird thing. It says camera needs dark library. (I've made one about 6 times). And it keeps saying that. Maybe the indi guider is confusing it. I'm not sure how to make a library that it will detect as "good to go".

For PEC usually you can just click RECORD PEC and after 7 minutes or so it will go into playback mode to reduce PE. That's the quick n dirty way.


Ron, did you get my email? I proposed we schedule a session to check out the guiding issue.

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Jasem Mutlaq replied to the topic 'Issues guiding with new scope and OAG on a CGX' in the forum. 21 hours 37 minutes ago

Lead_weight wrote: I should add that I reduced the guiding rate down to .1 and all the way up to 2, with virtually no difference. I didn’t mess with any other settings.


Andrew, thank you for the log. The issue was immediately obvious. The calibration was overshooting. Due to some backlash, the guide module increased the pulse by 200% to get it to move back to the original point. Even though this was brought down to 100%, the mount still had momentum and it overshot the target position and it just went worse from there. I just updated the code to delay the aggressive pulsing up until there is a more significant backlash issue that needs to be corrected. I'd also suggest you adjust the iteration to 3 (down from 5). It is in fact the default value now in KStars. Please try the next nightly and let me know how it goes.

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Jasem Mutlaq replied to the topic 'Polar alignment with ap_experimental' in the forum. 22 hours 29 minutes ago

This is indeed odd. Everything appears to be OK, but Ekos isn't stopping the mount. I added one more extra debug statement to see what's going on. Can you please recompile from GIT or wait until the next KStars nightly is built and try again? At least we'll see why the delta angle calculation is off.

Ekos commands to mount to go 30 degrees to the west, and waits until it is within 5 degrees to stop. 5 degrees is a lot but it's just a safety buffer for some fast-mounts.

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Jasem Mutlaq replied to the topic 'kstars/ekos crashes when running indi v4l2 webcam' in the forum. 22 hours 59 minutes ago

Any idea why these settings would help?

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Jasem Mutlaq replied to the topic 'broken pipe?' in the forum. yesterday

This is essentially a problem with some debian packages.. unfortunately, you might encounter them from time to time. I already mentioned on indilib.org/download/ubuntu.html what do do about such errors:

sudo apt-get -o Dpkg::Options::="--force-overwrite" -f install



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Jasem Mutlaq thanked Eric in topic Re:Ekos Win10 2 days ago

Jasem Mutlaq replied to the topic 'Ron's obsy setup - Anyone connecting Indi to MACH1?' in the forum. 3 days ago

I think it is perhaps best if I get to see all these things in real time. With logs, issues can be identified and fixed. I'll email you about how we can arrange this.

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Jasem Mutlaq replied to the topic 'Bug with the Indi Atik CCD driver' in the forum. 4 days ago

This issue is only on 16.04 64bit Intel version. armhf 16.04 is fine.

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Jasem Mutlaq replied to the topic 'Bug with the Indi Atik CCD driver' in the forum. 4 days ago

64bit on 16.04 is problematic due to an older glibc and I think Atik built the SDK with a more recent glibc. I will see if I can get them to send me something that works in 16.04 as well, or you can upgrade to 18.04

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