infinite goto


Benoit Schillings
 

using an ap-1600 + the sky

I did a goto and the mount went into a never ending RA move(well, I
stopped it after 3 full rotations) (broke two cables) ?


I checked the command log from the sky and this was a simple MS#
command which never ended.

Any idea ?


-- benoit


Ray Gralak
 

Hi Benoit,

Where you using the ascom driver?

-Ray Gralak
Author of APCC (Astro-Physics Command Center): http://www.astro-physics.com/index.htm?products/accessories/software/apcc/apcc
Author of PEMPro V3: http://www.ccdware.com
Author of Astro-Physics V2 ASCOM Driver: http://www.gralak.com/apdriver
Author of PulseGuide: http://www.pulseguide.com
Author of Sigma: http://www.gralak.com/sigma

-----Original Message-----
From: ap-gto@yahoogroups.com [mailto:ap-gto@yahoogroups.com]
Sent: Thursday, April 19, 2018 9:03 PM
To: ap-gto@yahoogroups.com
Subject: [ap-gto] infinite goto



using an ap-1600 + the sky

I did a goto and the mount went into a never ending RA move(well, I
stopped it after 3 full rotations) (broke two cables) ?

I checked the command log from the sky and this was a simple MS#
command which never ended.

Any idea ?

-- benoit



Benoit Schillings
 

No ASCOM driver. Linux with direct serial commands.

-- benoit

On Thu, Apr 19, 2018 at 9:54 PM, 'Ray Gralak (Groups)' groups3@... [ap-gto] <ap-gto@...> wrote:
 

Hi Benoit,

Where you using the ascom driver?

-Ray Gralak
Author of APCC (Astro-Physics Command Center): http://www.astro-physics.com/index.htm?products/accessories/software/apcc/apcc
Author of PEMPro V3: http://www.ccdware.com
Author of Astro-Physics V2 ASCOM Driver: http://www.gralak.com/apdriver
Author of PulseGuide: http://www.pulseguide.com
Author of Sigma: http://www.gralak.com/sigma



> -----Original Message-----
> From: ap-gto@... [mailto:ap-gto@...]
> Sent: Thursday, April 19, 2018 9:03 PM
> To: ap-gto@...
> Subject: [ap-gto] infinite goto
>
>
>
> using an ap-1600 + the sky
>
> I did a goto and the mount went into a never ending RA move(well, I
> stopped it after 3 full rotations) (broke two cables) ?
>
> I checked the command log from the sky and this was a simple MS#
> command which never ended.
>
> Any idea ?
>
> -- benoit
>
>
>



Ray Gralak
 

No ASCOM driver. Linux with direct serial commands.
One possibility... the mount would continue to slew if the software sent a "move" (not the same as a "slew") command but didn't send a "stop move" command. Or, the "stop move" command was malformed or got corrupted on transmission.

-Ray Gralak
Author of APCC (Astro-Physics Command Center): http://www.astro-physics.com/index.htm?products/accessories/software/apcc/apcc
Author of PEMPro V3: http://www.ccdware.com
Author of Astro-Physics V2 ASCOM Driver: http://www.gralak.com/apdriver
Author of PulseGuide: http://www.pulseguide.com
Author of Sigma: http://www.gralak.com/sigma


-----Original Message-----
From: ap-gto@yahoogroups.com [mailto:ap-gto@yahoogroups.com]
Sent: Thursday, April 19, 2018 10:26 PM
To: ap-gto@yahoogroups.com
Subject: Re: [ap-gto] infinite goto



No ASCOM driver. Linux with direct serial commands.

-- benoit

On Thu, Apr 19, 2018 at 9:54 PM, 'Ray Gralak (Groups)' groups3@gralak.com [ap-gto] <ap-
gto@yahoogroups.com> wrote:





Hi Benoit,

Where you using the ascom driver?

-Ray Gralak
Author of APCC (Astro-Physics Command Center): http://www.astro-
physics.com/index.htm?products/accessories/software/apcc/apcc <http://www.astro-
physics.com/index.htm?products/accessories/software/apcc/apcc>
Author of PEMPro V3: http://www.ccdware.com
Author of Astro-Physics V2 ASCOM Driver: http://www.gralak.com/apdriver
Author of PulseGuide: http://www.pulseguide.com
Author of Sigma: http://www.gralak.com/sigma



> -----Original Message-----
> From: ap-gto@yahoogroups.com [mailto:ap-gto@yahoogroups.com]
> Sent: Thursday, April 19, 2018 9:03 PM
> To: ap-gto@yahoogroups.com
> Subject: [ap-gto] infinite goto
>
>
>
> using an ap-1600 + the sky
>
> I did a goto and the mount went into a never ending RA move(well, I
> stopped it after 3 full rotations) (broke two cables) ?
>
> I checked the command log from the sky and this was a simple MS#
> command which never ended.
>
> Any idea ?
>
> -- benoit
>
>
>







Ray Gralak
 

Benoit,

No ASCOM driver. Linux with direct serial commands.
A few other questions:

1) Which version of the mount firmware were you using?

2) Was the mount left on and parked (or tracking stopped) for several days previously?

3) Was this the first slew that you had done in the session?

-Ray Gralak
Author of APCC (Astro-Physics Command Center): http://www.astro-physics.com/index.htm?products/accessories/software/apcc/apcc
Author of PEMPro V3: http://www.ccdware.com
Author of Astro-Physics V2 ASCOM Driver: http://www.gralak.com/apdriver
Author of PulseGuide: http://www.pulseguide.com
Author of Sigma: http://www.gralak.com/sigma


-----Original Message-----
From: ap-gto@yahoogroups.com [mailto:ap-gto@yahoogroups.com]
Sent: Thursday, April 19, 2018 10:26 PM
To: ap-gto@yahoogroups.com
Subject: Re: [ap-gto] infinite goto



No ASCOM driver. Linux with direct serial commands.

-- benoit

On Thu, Apr 19, 2018 at 9:54 PM, 'Ray Gralak (Groups)' groups3@gralak.com [ap-gto] <ap-
gto@yahoogroups.com> wrote:





Hi Benoit,

Where you using the ascom driver?

-Ray Gralak
Author of APCC (Astro-Physics Command Center): http://www.astro-
physics.com/index.htm?products/accessories/software/apcc/apcc <http://www.astro-
physics.com/index.htm?products/accessories/software/apcc/apcc>
Author of PEMPro V3: http://www.ccdware.com
Author of Astro-Physics V2 ASCOM Driver: http://www.gralak.com/apdriver
Author of PulseGuide: http://www.pulseguide.com
Author of Sigma: http://www.gralak.com/sigma



> -----Original Message-----
> From: ap-gto@yahoogroups.com [mailto:ap-gto@yahoogroups.com]
> Sent: Thursday, April 19, 2018 9:03 PM
> To: ap-gto@yahoogroups.com
> Subject: [ap-gto] infinite goto
>
>
>
> using an ap-1600 + the sky
>
> I did a goto and the mount went into a never ending RA move(well, I
> stopped it after 3 full rotations) (broke two cables) ?
>
> I checked the command log from the sky and this was a simple MS#
> command which never ended.
>
> Any idea ?
>
> -- benoit
>
>
>