James created a new topic ' ASI EFW error after updating to latest 1.8.5 release' in the forum. 4 months ago

I've just updated to the latest 1.8.5 release from launchpad, but my filter wheel will no longer initialise. The error reported is:

2020-04-25T21:44:51: [ERROR] Connect(): EFWGetPosition() = 6
2020-04-25T21:44:51: [INFO] Detected 5-position filter wheel.

I know I've seen a reference to this before somewhere, but I just cannot recall where, nor what the resolution was, and I can't find any meaningful search results. Does it ring a bell with anyone?

Thanks,
James

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James created a new topic ' Re:Ekos says auto meridian flip has worked, but it didn't happen' in the forum. 4 months ago

Ah, now it did throw a bit of a fit when I tried to park it when finishing up a couple of weeks back. Somehow it appeared to have lost its idea of where "home" was. Perhaps that's related. Certainly it looks like resetting the mount's idea of where it is might be a good place to start, if I can just work out how to do it.

James

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James created a new topic ' Ekos says auto meridian flip has worked, but it didn't happen' in the forum. 4 months ago

I am running the latest Kstars/Ekos etc. from the launchpad PPA on 64-bit Mint 19 with a NEQ6 mount. Until recently automated meridian flips (set to happen 0.2 hours after the meridian) have been working without a problem.

In the last week or so however, Ekos has been informing me that the flip is due, waiting for the current sub to finish, initiating the flip, saying it worked successfully and then centering the target and restarting guiding, just as I would expect. But the mount has not moved.

I was wondering if this might be some sort of issue with DST, but I have a second NEQ6 set up the same way running on the same OS that did flip properly last night when the other failed to do so.

Any suggestions as to why this might happen or how I might work out what's going on would be gratefully received.

James

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