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Re: Make papywizard trigger camera Skywatcher SynScan AZ GO

Had no time to look inti RPi will try this evening, but tested the interface cable with a small python prg. It worked niccly I was able to blink the LED on the RTS pin (including a 640 Ohm resistor). I hope you get the Papywizard sorce running for the best for me would be that. But I also think a mo...
by StarZ
Tue Mar 22, 2016 7:53 am
 
Forum: Motorized Panoramic Heads
Topic: Make papywizard trigger camera Skywatcher SynScan AZ GOTO
Replies: 13
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Re: Make papywizard trigger camera Skywatcher SynScan AZ GO

Nice :)
I will look into the RPi when home
Have just made me a rs232 with RTS (pin 4) enabled. Will test it on my python prg.
by StarZ
Mon Mar 21, 2016 3:52 pm
 
Forum: Motorized Panoramic Heads
Topic: Make papywizard trigger camera Skywatcher SynScan AZ GOTO
Replies: 13
Views: 4845

Re: Make papywizard trigger camera Skywatcher SynScan AZ GO

Ok So it is not possible within the original code just toggle RTS simultaneously as the shutter. Suppose you use the com port anyway within the same "module" when you trigger the "normal" port? The CTR is not connected today? If so then it would be possible to use DTR instead. Wi...
by StarZ
Mon Mar 21, 2016 2:06 pm
 
Forum: Motorized Panoramic Heads
Topic: Make papywizard trigger camera Skywatcher SynScan AZ GOTO
Replies: 13
Views: 4845

Re: Make papywizard trigger camera Skywatcher SynScan AZ GO

Ok that sounds good But I'm bad at Linux :( But have started some with raspberrypi. Have goggled some, but not found any one running Papywizard on a RpPi. Is that possible? Then we also have the GIPO to trigger camera etc. Is it not possible to run it in windows via python prg as code without any do...
by StarZ
Mon Mar 21, 2016 11:48 am
 
Forum: Motorized Panoramic Heads
Topic: Make papywizard trigger camera Skywatcher SynScan AZ GOTO
Replies: 13
Views: 4845

Re: Make papywizard trigger camera Skywatcher SynScan AZ GO

Hi Ok. There is no possibility to add a option in the Papywizard prg like a ceck box that activate RTS on same com port when shutter is released and DTR for mirror lock ? This could be useful for all as there is a lot of used mounts and people having telescope that could use this. Downloaded the ori...
by StarZ
Mon Mar 21, 2016 9:59 am
 
Forum: Motorized Panoramic Heads
Topic: Make papywizard trigger camera Skywatcher SynScan AZ GOTO
Replies: 13
Views: 4845

Re: Make papywizard trigger camera Skywatcher SynScan AZ GO

Thanks So I have to do like an exe function that I will call that trigger the shutter. Could it be a problem that papywizard already "control" the com port and another prg want get access to it. Maybe I should try to use ver 2.0 and shoot.py there I perhaps can use the com port as it is al...
by StarZ
Mon Mar 21, 2016 7:52 am
 
Forum: Motorized Panoramic Heads
Topic: Make papywizard trigger camera Skywatcher SynScan AZ GOTO
Replies: 13
Views: 4845

Make papywizard trigger camera Skywatcher SynScan AZ GOTO

Hi I have tried to get papywizard to Control the cameraport on the hand Control. Sky-watcher support answered "There is camera control but it only works through SynScan hand control for the moment. Sorry about that. However, we will consider adding PC command to camera control in the near futur...
by StarZ
Sun Mar 20, 2016 9:38 pm
 
Forum: Motorized Panoramic Heads
Topic: Make papywizard trigger camera Skywatcher SynScan AZ GOTO
Replies: 13
Views: 4845

Skywatcher SynScan AZ GOTO camera contol

Hi I'm trying to use my Skywatcher Skymax 102 SynScan AZ GOTO as a camera Panoramic Head via Papywizard or own made prg. Do anny one know how to trigger the "camera port" The Papywizard triggering doesn't work. Probably as the hand cntrl is in PC Direct mode and then the hand cntrl just ec...
by StarZ
Fri Mar 18, 2016 12:06 pm
 
Forum: Motorized Panoramic Heads
Topic: Skywatcher SynScan AZ GOTO camera contol
Replies: 0
Views: 1407

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