Stephane replied to the topic 'Accurately setting the “Home” or “Park” position on a EQ5' in the forum. 2 days ago

Hello, could it be due to the "DEC motor to the left/right"?
I have an heq5-pro so that DEC motor part does not apply for me. Sorry I don't have the answer to your question.

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Stephane replied to the topic 'Frustration !!!!' in the forum. 2 days ago

My Atik camera is on its way back, nothing wrong was found with it. In perfect working order.
The team at AtikCameras is extremely friendly and patient. A very good company.

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Stephane replied to the topic 'Frustration !!!!' in the forum. 2 weeks ago

I have tried the camera on my Windows machine (I hate Windows), same nothing coming out. I will let Atik run all the tests they can do, only them will have the final say about my camera.

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Stephane replied to the topic 'My Frustration !!!!' in the forum. 2 weeks ago

My Atik 314 is with Atik at the moment, they are going to check it. From what they said, they could be looking at replacing the PCB.
I must say that Atik is a very nice company to deal with. This camera is very old and they did not seem to mind that. Top marks for Atik.

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Stephane replied to the topic 'Astrohat - An open hardware RPi Hat for astronomy equipment' in the forum. 2 weeks ago

This is very interesting, here's a feature that would be great to have on this amazing board: switchable USB's ports.
I personally use www.yepkit.com/products/ykush and it's excellent.

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Stephane replied to the topic 'January Imaging Challenge: "30 Second Exposures unguided"' in the forum. 3 weeks ago

It's just a bit of fun ... :cheer: , an idea...

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Stephane created a new topic ' January Imaging Challenge: "30 Second Exposures unguided"' in the forum. 3 weeks ago

I'd like to run a little imaging competition, just for the fun of it.
This January: 30 Second Exposures unguided
Start Date: 1st January 2020
End Date: 31st January 2020
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Rules:
All images must be taken using Indilib.
30 seconds unguided <-- screenshot must be provided of Ekos
data captured between the challenge start and end date
1 single submission of the image, no multiple entries
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Reply to this topic with your entry, with as much information as possible.
target name, imaging train, technique used etc...

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rbarberac thanked Stephane in topic Guiding with AZ GTi 3 weeks ago

Stephane replied to the topic 'Guiding with AZ GTi' in the forum. 3 weeks ago

I don't have this mount, but have a look at this rather large thread over on 'Cloudy Nights' www.cloudynights.com/topic/586532-new-sk...gti-goto-wifi-mount/
Lots of tips and tweaks to make this mount even better.

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Stephane replied to the topic 'Atik driver generic questions' in the forum. 3 weeks ago

I'm taking the camera back with me and will send it to Atik for repairs.

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Stephane created a new topic ' Atik driver generic questions' in the forum. 3 weeks ago

What is the most important in the Atik driver, is it the indi-atik or the libatik?
Do they have to work in pair or can I for example use indi-atik 1.7.9 with libatik 1.8.2 ?

I have git cloned all the tags from 1.7.6 to 1.8.2 to see which one would work (work in progress)

I see for example a slight difference in the bin file libatikcameras.bin for branch 1.7.6

root@heidenrod-obs:/Astro/indi_old_branches# for x in `find . -name libatikcameras.bin` ; do ll -la $x | grep armhf; done
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 11989452 Dec 25 23:54 ./v1.7.9/indi/3rdparty/libatik/armhf/libatikcameras.bin
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 11989452 Dec 25 23:45 ./v1.7.8/indi/3rdparty/libatik/armhf/libatikcameras.bin
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 10662196 Dec 25 23:58 ./v1.7.6/indi/3rdparty/libatik/armhf/libatikcameras.bin
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 11989452 Dec 26 00:40 ./v1.7.7/indi/3rdparty/libatik/armhf/libatikcameras.bin
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 11989452 Dec 26 00:22 ./v1.8.0/indi/3rdparty/libatik/armhf/libatikcameras.bin
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 11989452 Dec 25 23:42 ./v1.8.1/indi/3rdparty/libatik/armhf/libatikcameras.bin
root@heidenrod-obs:/Astro/indi_old_branches#


As for atik_ccd.cpp I obviously see more changes.

root@heidenrod-obs:/Astro/indi_old_branches# for x in `find . -name atik_ccd.cpp` ; do ll -la $x; done
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 39674 Dec 25 23:54 ./v1.7.9/indi/3rdparty/indi-atik/atik_ccd.cpp
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 39466 Dec 25 23:45 ./v1.7.8/indi/3rdparty/indi-atik/atik_ccd.cpp
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 39454 Dec 25 23:58 ./v1.7.6/indi/3rdparty/indi-atik/atik_ccd.cpp
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 39466 Dec 26 00:40 ./v1.7.7/indi/3rdparty/indi-atik/atik_ccd.cpp
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 39737 Dec 26 00:22 ./v1.8.0/indi/3rdparty/indi-atik/atik_ccd.cpp
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 39737 Dec 25 23:42 ./v1.8.1/indi/3rdparty/indi-atik/atik_ccd.cpp
root@heidenrod-obs:/Astro/indi_old_branches#

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Stephane replied to the topic 'Frustration !!!!' in the forum. 3 weeks ago

I have a clear night... but the Atik is not working... back to square one...

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Stephane replied to the topic 'Frustration !!!!' in the forum. 4 weeks ago

thanks for the info. I hope this was it...
I just have to wait for later on, I might get a break in the clouds...

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Stephane replied to the topic 'Frustration !!!!' in the forum. 4 weeks ago

locked down the drivers... lol

root@heidenrod-obs:~# dpkg -l | grep atik
ii indi-atik 2.4~201911160020~ubuntu18.04.1 armhf INDI Driver for Atik cameras and filter wheels.
ii libatik 2.2.6~201911071658~ubuntu18.04.1 armhf Library for Atik Cameras.
root@heidenrod-obs:~# apt-mark hold libatik indi-atik
libatik set on hold.
indi-atik set on hold.
root@heidenrod-obs:~# dpkg --get-selections | grep hold
indi-atik hold
libatik hold
root@heidenrod-obs:~#

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