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  1. I do have this file. Just one file in the temp dir called Stars.fit. I opened it with notepad++ and screen captured it below. ASPS works on my laptop with the same images i am using here as I am sharing folders from my main pc to laptop. Problem is I want to do all my imaging via PC. Thank you for all the suggestions and help.
  2. Thanks for that but search on my ? drive comes up with over 8000 results shall I sort by date and scroll backwards from newest?
  3. Hi thanks for the help I changed it to bulb and it does the same thing. Heres the screenshot. Problem still not solved.
  4. Hi when using aim on an object i keep getting this error. It dosn't matter what I put in for the bulb time error keeps coming up. Is there a setting I am overlooking? Here is the screen error.
  5. Hi I already posted above the same error screenshot I was getting. I have looked int he platesolv directory and appdata directory and not found any .log files. I don't think it's creating one thats part of the problem unless you know where I can find it Here is a screenshot of the error again run as admininistrator.
  6. Thanks for the advice but already tried that.
  7. I just uninstalled deleted all files from locations and cleaned registry. Reinstalled it. Waited 2 minutes then started it up and it asked me to build an index file which it didnt before. However still dosnt work
  8. Hi no 2nd part. I just ran it on my laptop and it runs fine Problem seems to be in the installation prcoess on the PC.
  9. Hi yes I have time and location set correctly. If I run ASPS alone it says unable to create log file error box. ASPS is installed to default location program files (x86) I have also tried installing it elsewhere. However when i first run it after installation it reports error that file needs to be elevated error. Picture here.. Regards David
  10. I have also on top of this added SGP and that indeed connects to scope fine Problems I have still. 1) Slew in APT using arrow keys is super slow not usable even if i change slew settings or even comes up with slew error! I don't really need this as I can use the ascom arrow keys on mode 4 which is set to 800 and works fine. However if I use goto in APT to a set location, Object or coordinate it slews perfect 2) Blind plate solve will not work for me in APT (ASPS) but platesolve 2 does but needs rough coordinates to be able to solve. The are three ways I found around this. 2a) Take RA and Dec off of Stellarium from target if synched. 2b) upload a shoot picture in APT and upload it to Astrometry.net and get the results and add them to APT. 3c) MY favourite way. Take a Capture of stars in APT open in SGP and blind solve (which works) and put coords in apt and normal solve. I have spent days trying to get ASPS working in APT. Extensive communication with author of program along with Admins on APT forums. They all gave up! I seem to have a .dll violation error that can't be fixed even by a reinstall. I have tried everything under the sun (forgive the pun) to get it to work. But open to suggestions. The actual error is log file can't be created.. Kindest regards David
  11. Further progress. It seems some things need to be started in a certain order. Also running as admin on APT stops it from connecting Also running Stellarium Scope as admin won't connect after the first time always returns an error. Found this out by chance. 1 Start up Eqascom Toolbox and selected and configured driver and connected. EQmod control panel shows and im able to slew, park and unpark etc. 2 connect to APT and connect scope Success 3 Startup Stellarium Scope and connect Success 4 Star Stellarium all working Success. Now to check other stuff out Sometimes its good to take a break and come back next day with a fresh head. I appreciate all your inputs and help. It gave me the moral to continue trying things. I will post next find here...
  12. I have some progress. This is what I have achieved. 1 Start up Eqascom Toolbox and selected and configured driver and connected. EQmod control panel shows and im able to slew, park and unpark etc. 2 Start Stellarium Scope write config files and connect OK with my mount. 3 Loaded up Stellarium and it slews to centered target with Ctrl+1 correctly. 4 Load up APT and select scope but does not connect just says disconnected. if i go to properties my Eqmod config window opens fine and everything looks ok.
  13. I have reinstalled everything. I have connected to my mount in pc mode on the remote via Eqmod in Stellarium Scope. When I try to connect to APT scope is just says disconnected and wont connect. Choosing same driver as in Stellarium scope. I can either connect to stellariumscope or APT but not both at the same time.
  14. I get log file can't be created spent 3 days on that also with the author and APT admin they both gave up. Something to do with access violation to .dll files. I can still use the platesolve 2 though and use SGP and upload the picture there and blind solve to get the RA dec to input back in APT to non blind solve I will let you know when I get it all connected again. Have an old friend visiting Thank you for all your expertise and patience. Regards David
  15. Hi thanks for the help. I need to get other things done now. I can't no longer connect to Stellarium Scope no idea why. I tried to connect yesterday between apt and stellarium scope it would not allow 2 connections. I will try and sort this a bit later have a good afternoon Regards David
  16. There is an otion under APT settings to alter the slew minute and second rates but changing this has no effect. I have eqmod flashing on my system and closed it down via task manager and it keeps appearing and nothing running weird. OK gonna do a system reboot.
  17. OK i disconnected APT completely and shut program down. Now i can't not connect to Stellarium Scope via eqmod which was working this morning. I get a window but not responding maybe something in my ascom settings. I could always connect via eqmod to either APT or Stellarium scope but never both at once. Now I can not connect to Stell Scope at all. I have deleted .ini files ran and closed Stellarium etc. I could connect
  18. yes i updated the slew and works fine like I said nut not the slew in APT
  19. When i try and connect stellarium scope and choose the same option , I clicked on properties and the ascom setting window came up which is all fine and pressed ok then when i try and connect I get this message. I have tried it unparked too. This is where i got to yesterday.
  20. I have about 12 options thats the only one i can see makes sense.
  21. OK i connected APT via the EQmod Ascom Heq5/6 option and the ascom window comes up scope parks and unparks fine etc and slew on direction buttons work fine. However if I use the arrows to slew in APT its really slow like rate 1 on handset or less. This was one of the problems i was getting before Thanks and appreciated for the help
  22. Hi I connect to the eq6 pro via usb to handset adapter. It works on Com7. OK I already have EQascom installed i forgot to mention it. When I go in APT one of the options to connect is EQmod Ascom Heq5/6 is this the one i select?
  23. EQ6 Pro, windows 10 64 bit Installed ascom latest, stellarium and stellarium scope, APT, ASPS (dosnt work) and platesolve 2 (does work). Plus all my camera, mount and guidescope drivers
  24. Hi Artem Okay I understand that but still not clear to me. When I go into APT and choose scope by clicking Shift+scope what should i exactly select? I am using an eq6 Pro older type? Just tried it with eq5/eq6 eqmod and didnt work on stellarium connection. I have pc direct mode on too via the handset for eqmod. I have been working on this for 3 days solid now this is not the only problem I have. I was using the skywatcher mode perfect without pc direct mode on except it wouldn't slew in apt fast enough. Even though I changed the slew settings in apt to 800 on minutes and seconds. Also using this mode would allow me to show sky from apt on stellarium it would not slew on stellarium.
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