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glatiak
12:47 AM
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37532

ASCOM drivers for OMI/Torus Fork Mount

My astronomy club was recently gifted an OMI 0.37cm fork mounted telescope. It's currently running the TALON scheduling software on Ubuntu 12.04, but we'd like
chris_michael18
12:47 AM
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37531

Re: Distributed ASCOM - possible? How?

... Yes, this is likely to be a problem if both computers connect over Ethernet. Gemini UDP protocol uses numbered packets, and Gemini and Gemini.NET expect
paulkccd
Apr 28
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37530

Re: Distributed ASCOM - possible? How?

Actually, the problem application is Astrotortilla blind plate solving. It connects to the hub to receive position information and redirect the mount based on
glatiak
Apr 28
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37529

Re: Maxpoint and Thesky6

Further update. For the sake of sanity, I downloaded Cartes Du Ciel to try another planetarium programme. I set scope selection, selecting Maxpoint and then in
spikedad01
Apr 28
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37528

Re: Distributed ASCOM - possible? How?

I think you'll be better off running PHD2 on the PC connected to the USB devices. By moving it to another PC on the network you will increase latency which
paulkccd
Apr 28
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37527

Re: Converting driver to server

Solved. In the script generator, use .NET local server, technology not COM...Duh!! ;-) Thanks everyone!! Kevin ,___
Kevin Sipprell
Apr 27
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37526

Re: Distributed ASCOM - possible? How?

Almost... Problem is that I use a number of programs that also talk to locally connected devices. If it were just the gemini driver -- its an IP address so I
glatiak
Apr 27
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37525

Re: Converting driver to server

more info.... I can manually unregister from a command prompt just fine. If I add RegASCOM(); to the after install....Then I can uninstall....BUT the driver
Kevin Sipprell
Apr 27
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37524

Re: Distributed ASCOM - possible? How?

So then, the crux of your question is "Can the Gemini.Net driver talk to a mount that is connected to a different machine on your network? This should be in
Rick Burke
Apr 27
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37523

Distributed ASCOM - possible? How?

With the latest improvements to my observatory software I find that the PC in my dome is inadequate to run Astrotortilla platesolving. Is there capabilities
glatiak
Apr 27
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37522

Re: Maxpoint and Thesky6

Hi Rick Sorry my mistake - I meant to say with TeleAPI selected in TheSky6 telescope chooser box I get the error for all scopes selected in the ASCOM chooser
spikedad01
Apr 27
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37521

Re: Converting driver to server

Mine looks just like that...only one. ;Only if COM Local Server [UninstallRun] Filename: "{app}\ASCOM.scopefocusServer.Server.exe"; Parameters: "/unregserver"
    Kevin Sipprell
    Apr 27
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    37520

    Re: Converting driver to server

    Kevin, Unregistering the driver during the uninstall should be controlled by the InnoSetup script. You should see something similar to this: ;Only if COM Local
    Rick Burke
    Apr 27
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    37519

    Re: Converting driver to server

    well almost again. Ahrrgg... The driver works great...but I cannot uninstall it. (see error below) There are certainly numerous registry entries...no clue
      Kevin Sipprell
      Apr 27
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