For the EQ6-R it is easy. You start EKOS and the INDI tab opens. If you go to the mount there is a tab with periodic error correction. There are only 4 buttons PEC training for RA and DEC (just guide and run the training then) and turn on PEC for RA and DEC.
You may need to hover the mouse over those buttons because at least in my systems they are not readable.
I recently had an EQ5 and EQ6-R running and now tried connecting to an HEQ5 directly from USB to the mount.
Weirdly the EQ5 and EQ6 were recognized in the INDI Firmware tab, the HEQ5 is found as custom mount. Also, the periodic error correction tab is not visible.
Does anyone have any ideas to get PEC back?
Thanks in advance.
My Guider is a 120 but my imaging camera is a 1600 cooled mono. Didn't get to try guiding since the 1600 connected perfectly but didn't seem to respond.
I also prefer Ubuntu Mate but unfortunately, it is not available for RP4 jet.
Yes, except it didn't. I lost the one clear night yesterday.
Everything connected and seemed well but my ZWO camera did not capture any image. I couldn't find the mistake and switched back to my astroberry but at that time the mount settings were so fucked up that I lost the whole night since I have to go to work today.
Unfortunately, like Avocette, it doesn't seem to work for me.
Installed Raspbian since Ubuntu is not available for RP4 and tried the script. Although my internet connection should be stable I get a lot of error messages for EKOS and INDI.
Most of them are telling me that files and folders are not found or downloads are not possible. I still have a few things to try and will inform you if I get it to run.
I had a chance to check everything and I can now tell that I was able to connect over the browser even with my modified version. There was a small typo that I didn't see.
Unfortunately, I did not yet have the chance to try out the whole system since I had no clear night but since using the browser and removing teamviewer the speed of my Raspberry and the connection has increased significantly so I have little doubt that control of all my devices will work. What I did not yet see is that with this connection also the INDI Webmanager is easily accessible and Remote controlling the devices is easier than I ever imagined.
You, Sir, are a true genius and I am very glad you put me on the right track.
THANK YOU very much.
I still have a second SD card with an image. I'll check that.
Changing the password, time zone, language and the host name, updating KStars, installing chromium browser, teamviewer and removing firefox were the only modifications I have done.
I'll expected it to be the host name and used the one I changed it to, I'll just want to make sure I didn't miss something.
It will take me a while. So thank you for your help in advance.
I understood that one but astroberry.local is the host name? I changed that one, when I changed the passwords. I couldn't connect with the old or new name or am I mistaking something here?
I got my Berry as a complete kit from Amazon. Similar to the post shown on your site it has a 5 V, 2.5 A PSU. It is the official Raspberry Pi PSU.
It has been a while since I had it connected to a screen so I honestly don't remember but I'll check it as soon as I can.
I'll try again next weekend when I have the next chance but if there is any good tutorial for setting up remote access with VNC or web browser please let me know.
To be honest I would wonder if it was a hot CPU since ambient temperatures have been below 0°C when I used the Pi and I installed the passive radiators. Also I don't have a low voltage warning but I'll have a look into it. I hope that it is Teamviewer interfering.
Thank you for your quick response.
Thank you for your reply. The name has been updated.
Teamviewer works for me. That's the only reason. I know it should be accessible but somehow I am not able to connect. That is why I think I am missing something.
The first thing is really: if I start KStars everything gets slow. I don't really mind at that point but it is weird.
Connecting everything works fine but as soon as I try to start imaging I run into troubles. I can start imaging with my main camera but not while guiding and I can start guiding but than I am not able to start imaging. When the exposure is completed the image is downloaded and as soon as downloading finishes KStars disappears but the INDI connection remains active. I read that the raspberry 3 B+ should have processing power to do the job but I seems to be otherwise.
On the other hand, the laptop has the power needed but I can't connect KStars for remote access. I know it should be easy but I am not able to do so. I have to be missing something but I can't find out what it is. Everything I find on the internet is nice but does not represent KStars in the version I found on the astroberry nor the updated version. I am still fairly new to Ubuntu and my main work still is on windows machines therefore even if I find hints I am not sure if I understand them correctly.
Please, somebody help me.
I am trying to work with my astroberry but it is not working.
After connecting to the astroberry via Teamviewer when I start KStars it is slowing down. When I am imaging with my ZWO camera usually the moment the images finish downloading it shuts down or the astroberry freezes.
Somehow I am also not able to remote connect with Kstars from my computer.
I know I must be doing something wrong but I can't find the mistake. Also directly connecting to the computer doesn't lead to crashes but the mount control somehow isn't working the way I hoped.
EQ Mod Mount (EQ6-R)
ZWO guider (ZWO ASI 120 MC-S)
ZWO camera and filter wheel (ZWO ASI 1600MM Cool)
Raspberry Pi 3B+
Thinkpad W510 running on Ubuntu
I hope somebody out there can help me.
I was running my scope pc on windows but that wasn't working well so I changed to ubuntu.
Now I am having all sorts of troubles with mount and autoguider.
Autoguider in Ekos rebularly gives me a Exposure timeout and warnings and errors of a failed communication. My Guider is a Toupcam.
Also I am not able to connect my mount probably due to my need of a RS232 to USB adapter and missing driver under Linux.
If anybody can help me: please let me know.