Update on my end.
I actually swapped my old RPI case to this one
Argon ONE M.2 Case for Raspberry Pi 4 • RaspberryPi.dk
Together with an M.2 drive it can now run without an SD card.
Performance boost is insane
Also, I swapped from a passive 4 port USB 3.0 hub to the 8 port active one [exactly same model as has been described in the previous topics]
That said, adding a 30000 mA battery and running with Pegasus Pocket Power Box made it really slick with only 2 cables that are not mounted on the OTA
Thanks for the info this means that if it is not 100% compatible just yet, it will be soon
I am still evaluating between Altairs 115M, Asi 294mm and qhy294m since it is the same chipset used
I am considering to buy the new Altair Hypercam 115M Mono TEC Cooled Camera that is equivalent to ZWO ASI 294MM.
I am aware that Altair cameras had some challenges with Stellarmate,
so I would like to ask whether the INDI driver will support this new camera in it's standard mode (4.65um)
and whether the unlocked mode of 2.315um is also supported ?
If not, then is ZWO ASI 294mm supported in Stellarmate in both modes ?
External WiFi dongle connected to an USB hub works for me
Thanks for an excellent guide !
One comment regarding external USB 3.0 Realtek WiFi. When I was configuring mine I had problems with building the source code. After some digging on this forum I managed to get it to work by running this set of commands:
sudo apt -y install raspberrypi-kernel-headers
sudo ln -s /usr/src/linux-headers-$(uname -r)/arch/arm/ /usr/src/linux-headers-$(uname -r)/arch/armv7l
sudo apt -y install git
sudo apt -y install gcc
sudo git clone https://github.com/EntropicEffect/rtl8822bu
sudo nano Makefile
# Update lines 100 and 101 to this and save the file:
# CONFIG_PLATFORM_I386_PC = n
# CONFIG_PLATFORM_ARM_RPI = y
sudo make install
That I am aware of and therefore I will also order external WiFi antenna (usb)
Also I have few repeaters at home that I can even plug outside
I anyway ordered 8 GB with Active Cooling Case in case I will use this pi for something else
I will order 8 GB then with some good case and use regular mouse instead
Thanks for the advice
Thanks for quick response
Is it "easy" to crash it or one must really try ?
This is my first question on that forum
I purchased Stellarmate and borrowed Pi 4 Model B 4 GB from a friend. After few minor hiccups while connecting my equipment I managed to get everything to work on both Pi itself and on my MacOS.
Since I have tested it and I am very happy with Stellarmate as a whole, I would like to buy my own PI and now finally the question:
How stable Pi 8 GB is with Stellarmate given the previous posts in this topic ?
Will I gain anything from buying 8 GB version, or perhaps I should go for 4 GB ?
Thanks in advance !