Helmut Zimmermann created a new topic ' INDI support for PrimaluceLab ESATTO 2" MotorFocuser' in the forum. 23 hours 28 minutes ago

I see that INDI supports the PrimaluceLab SESTOSENSO motorfocuser.

Is there a chance for support of the new PrimaluceLab ESATTO 2" motorized focusser ?

Helmut

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Hello All,
I have now created a VM based upon KUbuntu 18.04 LTS.
I installed the full INDI package including KStars/Ekos and all 3rd party drivers (GSC) with no problem
and the VM works flawlessly. So the problem ist really related to KUbuntu 19.10.

Thanks to all for your suggestions!

Clear Skies
Helmut Zimmermann
Cologne/Germany

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Helmut Zimmermann replied to the topic 'Missing package gsc during full INDI install' in the forum. 1 month ago

Hello,
I did exactly what you suggested:

sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade -y && sudo apt dist-upgrade -y && sudo apt-get clean

Then I got the message that all packages were up-to-date and no package was added nor updated.
When trying to install

sudo apt-get install indi-full gsc

I again receive message that package gsc cannot be found...

Helmut Zimmermann
Cologne/Germany

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Helmut Zimmermann replied to the topic 'Missing package gsc during full INDI install' in the forum. 1 month ago

Hello,
I added this ppa, but I get a warning that THE NIGHTLY LIB IS INTENDED FOR TESTING ONLY AND NOT FOR PRODUCTION USE.

After adding the indinightly repository I get the same error message upon installing gsc:

Package gsc cannot be found....

So adding the indinightly rep does not resolve the issue.

Helmut Zimmermann
Cologne/Germany

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Helmut Zimmermann created a new topic ' Missing package gsc during full INDI install' in the forum. 1 month ago

Hello fellow Astronomers,
I just installed a virtual machine under Windows 10 running KUbuntu 19.04 and installed INDI library.
I added the repository with

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:mutlaqja/ppa
sudo apt-get update

and did a full install

sudo apt-get install indi-full gsc

However I get message that package gsc cannot be found.

Then i did install of KStars/Ekos package with

sudo apt-get install indi-full kstars-bleeding

Upon opening INDI Web server to configure my INDI environment I have only acouple of CCD cameras available, no ZWO Asi Camera and also
other drivers are missing.

How can I install the gsc package???

Any hint is highly appreciated.


Thanks in advance
Helmut Zimmermann
Cologne/Germany

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Helmut Zimmermann replied to the topic 'Canon DSLR connect error to Astroberry/Ekos/INDI' in the forum. 2 months ago

Hello Andy,

this is what I did to re-install libgphoto2:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mutlaqja/libgphoto2
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install -y indi-libgphoto2
sudo apt-get update

Hope this helps you as well.

Clear night skies!

Helmut
Cologne/Germany

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Helmut Zimmermann replied to the topic 'Canon DSLR connect error to Astroberry/Ekos/INDI' in the forum. 2 months ago

I have resolved the issue by re-installing indi-libgphoto2.
Now my camera is no longer detected as "PTP class camera" but as "Canon EOS 80D" instead.
Now triggering the shutter and capturing images with gphoto2 works flawlessly both in "Bulk" or "Manual" mode.
In KStars/Ekos the camera is now connected and I'm asked for the sensor resolution. After input of sensor resolution
I can trigger liveview and capture and download images.

Works now like a charm !

Thanks to all for your suggestions!

Clear night skies!

Helmut
Cologne/Germany

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Helmut Zimmermann replied to the topic 'Canon DSLR connect error to Astroberry/Ekos/INDI' in the forum. 2 months ago

Thank you for the info.
But how can I choose a gphoto driver? The INDI server panel at the start of Astroberry offers a drop-downl-list with pre-configured INDILIB drivers.
And the only choice there is the "Canon DSLR driver"...

How can I figure out which driver gphoto2 is using??? When I try to take an image with gphoto2 the shutter is released, but no image is stored and the camera
hangs and displays "busy...".

Helmut

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Helmut Zimmermann created a new topic ' Canon DSLR connect error to Astroberry/Ekos/INDI' in the forum. 2 months ago

Hello Fellow Astronomers,
I just have installed Astroberry/Indilib/Kstars/Ekos on my Raspberry Pi and ZWO Asi camera, EQMod mount, guide camera, focuser are working flawlessly.

Now I wanted to setup my Canon EOS 80D DSLR as well. In the INDI server I loaded the Canon DSLR driver, in Ekos I configured the CCD as Canon DSLR.
The DSLR is connected to the Raspi via USB connection. USB connection under Windows works without problems. When I connect Ekos to the DSLR I get
"green light" for th connection, however when I try to take a capture, I get error message that capture is not possible and The DSLR displays a message
on its LCD screen: "Error! Switch off the camera and switch on again".

In a n Ubuntu terminal, when doing a "gphoto2 -a" I get the info:
Abilities for camera: USB PTP class camera
Serial port support: no
USB support: yes
Capture choice: Image, Preview
Configuration support: yes
Delete selected files on camera: yes
Delete all files on camera: no
File preview (thumbnails): yes
File upload: yes

gphoto2 --auto-detect gives:

USB PTP class camera USB port usb:001,005

When I try to take an image ina terminal with "gphoto2 --capture-image" then the shutter is released, an image is taken but then the image is not
stored on the camera SDHC card, the camera says "busy" and in the terminal after a minute I get the error message:

*** Error ***
Canon EOS full press failed (0x2019: PTP device busy)
ERROR: could not capture image
ERROR: could not capture

Has anyone successfully connected Canon DSLRs with Astroberry/Indi ?

I would appreciate any hint on what I can do tho overcome this problem.

Clear night skies !

Helmut Zimmermann
Cologne/Germany

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Helmut Zimmermann created a new topic ' Installing library Indi-Bin under Raspbian fails' in the forum. 2 months ago

Today I tried to install indi lib Indi-Bin onm my RaspBerry Pi3 with Raspbian/IndigoSky to add support for SestoSenso focuser, but installation failed with missing library dependancies
as follows:
sudo apt-get -y install indi-bin
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have
requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable
distribution that some required packages have not yet been created
or been moved out of Incoming.
The following information may help to resolve the situation:

The following packages have unmet dependencies:
indi-bin : Depends: libcfitsio2 (>= 3.370) but it is not installable
Depends: libindi1 but it is not going to be installed
Depends: libnova-0.14-0 but it is not installable
E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.

What can I do to resolve this problem?
Any help is highly appreciated.

Thanks in advance
Helmut
Cologne/Germany

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