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Panohead Too Fast

by jkoenig01 » Tue Jan 27, 2015 8:20 pm

So last night I was tinkering, and I think what happened was I plugged in the hand controller while a command was being sent over bluetooth, and now my "fast" (#5 on the keypad) goto/slew speed is faster than it was, and I don't know how to make it go back. I'm afraid I'll wear something out if I leave it like this.

Any ideas?

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Re: Panohead Too Fast

by klausesser » Wed Jan 28, 2015 12:17 am

jkoenig01 wrote:So last night I was tinkering, and I think what happened was I plugged in the hand controller while a command was being sent over bluetooth, and now my "fast" (#5 on the keypad) goto/slew speed is faster than it was, and I don't know how to make it go back. I'm afraid I'll wear something out if I leave it like this.

Any ideas?



Hi!

I guess you´re talking about the Panoshoot?

Klaus

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Re: Panohead Too Fast

by jkoenig01 » Wed Jan 28, 2015 8:06 am

Thanks for responding so quickly.

Sorry, it's the Merlin/Orion head.

Using either the wired keypad or bluetooth it goes faster than normal. Somehow I reprogrammed it's default "fast" speed faster, and it saved it...

When I talk directly to it over bluetooth, I can still tell it to start moving at a specific speed and it works properly. However, when I tell it to go to a specific position either over bluetooth or with the keypad, it's faster than normal.

I also noticed that if I tell it to go to a saved position, it overshoots it, and then slows down and goes back to where it should have stopped...

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Re: Panohead Too Fast

by mediavets » Wed Jan 28, 2015 9:24 am

What are you using to 'talk directly to it over Bluetooth'?

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Re: Panohead Too Fast

by jkoenig01 » Wed Jan 28, 2015 10:17 am

I have a bluetooth-serial adapter and a usb bluetooth dongle. I wrote a python script to send commands to it.

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Re: Panohead Too Fast

by mediavets » Wed Jan 28, 2015 10:49 am

Do you use papywizard too?

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Re: Panohead Too Fast

by jkoenig01 » Wed Jan 28, 2015 11:28 am

I don't normally, but I just checked, and the Move buttons in papywizard make it turn at the proper normal speed. It is not a permanent change though.

--When it does a "Shoot" routine, it too goes at the new faster speed...

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Re: Panohead Too Fast

by mediavets » Wed Jan 28, 2015 12:06 pm

I'm out of ideas. I cannot imagine how you can have reprogrammed the firmware doing what you said you were doing.

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Re: Panohead Too Fast

by jkoenig01 » Tue Feb 24, 2015 8:06 pm

I was able to update the firmware to version 02.09.84, and now it goes at the normal speed again.

*phew*


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