Moonlite controller In-out reverse direction


#1

Hi Group, I am trying to use the Moonlite controller with SGP and Robofocus motors. The issue is that I need to reverse the in-out direction and the ML driver does not allow that.
When I dod that with SGP it does not work. If I reverse the in-out direction in the focuser setup window in SGP, the focuser won’t move out when I push the out button. It will move out when I push the in button and it will compensate backlash in the same direction, resulting in the focuser moving out indefinitely in a loop until I un disconnect it. I would like to know if other people have bee more successful at this? I know I can get a RF controller but before I do that if anyone has any ideas it would be most welcome!

Thanks!

Andy


#2

Andy,

This is a little used feature… along the way somewhere we broke it. It will be fixed in the next maintenance release.

Regards,
Ken


#3

Thank you Ken.
Any idea of when that will be? I am essentially stuck with no controller at the moment since I can’t use the Moonlite.

Andy


#4

Andy,

I know this isn’t the answer your looking for, but it will be on 7/15. I am on vacation right now and don’t have access to our installer software on my laptop…

Sorry for any inconvenience.

Ken


#5

Thanks Ken,
That is actually very quick! However Ron Newman told me that if I swap out pins 1&3 with 3&4 and vice versa that will reverse the robofocus rotation. So I am planning to modify a DB9 cable accordingly and that will do the trick:)

Thanks!

Andy


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