SGP 3.0.0.4 and ZWO ASI1600 Pro


#1

I tried the new native ZWO camera driver and it seems to work until I try to open up the settings dialog, and then the program crashes. This appears to be consistent and I have been unable to change any settings such as gain. I had to revert back to the ascom driver.


#2

There isn’t a settings dialog for ZWO Native at this time. If you want to change gain that is done on the control panel:

I’m not sure why it crashed. I couldn’t duplicate that as the button was disabled for ZWO Camera. You were attempting to access the settings in SGP?

Thanks,
Jared


#3

Yes, I connected the camera in the sequence dialog, then I brought up the control panel dialog, and clicked the settings button. This caused an immediate crash with the Windows’ “SGP stopped responding” pop up.


#4

Hi, I just purchased the software and wanted to let you know i experienced the same issue as the setting button is not greyed out when using native zwo driver causing a crash. Hey, if there is a settings there we will try it! lol. version 3.0.07



#5

I’m having the exact same thing happen when pressing the settings button.


#6

The setting should be grayed out. I’ll check to see why it’s not. In the meantime time don’t click it :-/

Thanks
Jared


#7

How is the camera offset set?
I’ve been using:
Gain 75 => Offset 15
Gain 139 => Offset 21 (Unity)
Gain 200 => Offset 50


#8

Also, how do you select the ZWO camera? I use an ASI1600mm-c for imaging and an ASI178 for guiding. With the ASCOM interface you can select the camera in the dialog box.


#9

If you click connect and SGP detects 2 cameras it should pop up asking you which you want to connect to. I only own the one ZWO so you’ll have to let me know if this actually works :crossed_fingers:

I hope to address some things in the native ZWO implementation in the upcoming days.

Currently it is set to “Lowest Readout Noise” and it is not otherwise exposed.

Thanks,
Jared


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