GRADGUY wrote:I use a laptop to control pappywizards pitch and pan. I works but I have to be hovering over the laptop all the time.
I would love to know if there might be a way to use a USB gamepad to pan and tilt the Orion/Merlin as wall as the mouse over click on the Pappywizard UI?
Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated.
GRADGUY wrote:I got it to work... I downloaded the latest version and the keyboard inputs work great. However how my tilt controls are reversed and can't seem to figure out how to reverse them. I thought this was adjusted in the Pappywizard shooting menu but after several attempts using different settings I failed to reverse the pitch direction. My canon G10 only fits on the head in one direction. It sits on the head so all the connections are out on the right side. The left side of the camera sits flush with the pano head.
GRADGUY wrote:Hi Andrew,
Ok this is kind of odd... I am running papywizard 2.0.0 and don't have the pitch arm side drop down box in the shooting tab/menu. My choices are "head orientation", "camera orientation" and "Stablization Delay".
What do you think?
GRADGUY wrote:When using the Merlin/Orion shutter, can that also bracket my g10? I personally don't think it will.
GRADGUY wrote:I can't believe I'm having all these issues right now. Ok so I found out that the hotkeys have been dropped from the latest build. Furthermore I seems that the arm side setting is only available in the latest release. So I'm kind of stuck.
The latest bug I'm experiencing is in automatic mosaic shooting mode. Today I went out and wanted to capture a mosaic. I set the upper left corner then followed by the lower right corner. The process goes across the first row just fine then the pano head moves to the next row but keeps tilting downward way past the bounds I originally set. This happened both times I tried to make a mosaic.
Any ideas on what's going on.
GRADGUY wrote:Its really odd... I have never had to set the reference (zero/zero) point before. Historically I've just use the upper and lower set points and the pano has worked flawlessly for me. Odd that this has just started to happen now along with the other issues.
I didn't let it rotate around too far. I immediately stopped the mosaic and restarted... only to find out it did it again.
Tomorrow... I'll have another go at it to see if there is anything that looks odd or not right with the head.
GRADGUY wrote:Talking about a roller coaster... I uninstalled papywizard, deleted the folder under the user/roaming directory and reinstalled. Now its working! I had to spin the pitch forwards to where I just let it run to get it back to 0 or else it always was -3780. Now when the unit starts up its at 0 which is where it should be.
One observation however sometime in the mosaic the shooting menu the area is filled pink and won't shoot. I think that happens when the batteries are low, however what other conditions cause that?
Lastly head speed... I've always used the head on normal speed... can I be using it in fast mode? I just didn't want to wear it out?
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