Brian replied to the topic 'PAA & CEM25p unexpected behavior' in the forum. 9 hours 9 minutes ago

If you have meridian flip ticked in the mount tab try untickiing it. I have similar behaviour with my CEM25p when I pick a star across the meridian (west) in kstars planetarium for focusing with my bathinov mask. Mount will goto the target then immediately go back to the east side. Not sure it is the park position, I never really figured out the park position with this mount.

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Brian replied to the topic 'Unexpected shut down of KStars and Ekos, but not Indi server' in the forum. 5 days ago

The terminal commands to go back and forth between stable and nightly are here:
indilib.org/download/ubuntu.html

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Brian replied to the topic 'Unexpected shut down of KStars and Ekos, but not Indi server' in the forum. 2 weeks ago

I can trigger a Kstars crash by clicking the "toggle full screen" button, I haven't tried it for a while opting to use "default zoom" which doesn't cause the crash.

using NanoPC-T4 with Armbian Ubuntu Bionic

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Brian replied to the topic 'Polar alignment... what am I missing' in the forum. 3 weeks ago

I enjoy using the paa as well. It took a while to get my procedure down but now I can do it pretty quickly. It sounds like you may be putting the star at the wrong end of the vector. When you are prompted to choose a star the red cross hair should show up, it has a circle in the middle and that is where you should position the star, not sure why you are not seeing it, maybe like you said it is zoomed in, or out too far. After I choose my star I click next, then refresh, then in the upper left hand corner, default zoom, that usually gives a close in look at the vector with cross hair. On my Galaxy tab 8 tablet I have to move the vertical and horizontal sliders around to get the vector and crosshair in the middle of the screen., sometimes it is not visible at all at first and I need to locate it with the sliders then zoom in with two fingers to get a close view, then do the mount adjustments.
Greg, a user here has made a paa video that might be helpful. Skip to the end to see the red crosshair and you might get some ideas there to help you out
www.youtube.com/watch?v=dtnmsyB4nhM

Good luck!

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Brian replied to the topic 'ASI294MC-Pro 16 bit download problem.' in the forum. 3 weeks ago

Maxchess wrote: I wonder if any of the RPI4 early users are getting any problems with USB3 and large file size cameras?

At least it works now.
Thanks for the help!
Max


I missed this question:
I've had my Rpi4 for a couple of weeks but haven't used it under the stars yet. Testing inside the house the camera (asi294 mc pro) works fine with its usb 3 ports.

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Brian replied to the topic 'ASI294MC-Pro 16 bit download problem.' in the forum. 3 weeks ago

I haven't found any image quality issues with USB2, just slower transfer speed than usb3. I have an A5X Max tv box with an older 3328 rockchip soc and the usb3 works fine with the asi294mc pro, the amp glow is still evident, less but still there. I've found the amp glow in the images is gone after calibration.

BTW, my ASI294MC Pro works fine with usb 3 plugged into my desktop PC running linuxmint

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Brian replied to the topic 'ASI294MC-Pro 16 bit download problem.' in the forum. 3 weeks ago

This problem seems to be reported quite a bit. Have a look here indilib.org/forum/ccds-dslrs/5588-exposu...rockpro64.html#42635 there are links in that thread leading to other threads with the same/similar problems.
I have a NanoPC-T4 and ASI294MC Pro, with camera plugged into USB3.0 port in 8bit downloads will be successful up to around 10-20 images then goes into a loop. With 16 bit selected, usually only 1-5 images are downloaded before looping. Download always work fine when camera is plugged into a usb2.0 port.
Last week I installed Armbian 5.95 then from Armbian-config updated to kernel 5.3 and the problem is solved...but....networking doesn't work so for now I'm back to 5.95 with kernel 4.4.190.

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