astrolink4 INDI driver supports AstroLink 4 mini device. AstroLink 4.0 mini device was designed to make astroimaging easier. Contains two focuser controllers, regulated outputs for heaters, peltiers or fans, switchable power outputs, different sensors inputs, hand controller connector and many other options. Following funcitons are supported in INDI driver:
- 1x stepper focuser motor output
- 1x DC focuser motor output
- 3x switchable 12V power outputs
- 2x regulated PWM outputs
- temperature / humidity / dew point readings
- voltage, current, consumed energy monitoring
Installing INDI server and libraries
To start you need to download and install INDI environment. See INDI page for details.
Then AstroLink INDI driver needs to be fetched and installed:
git clone https://github.com/astrojolo/astrolink4.git cd astrolink4 mkdir build cd build cmake .. make sudo make install
Then indiserver needs to be started with AstroLink drivers:
indiserver -v indi_astrolink4
Now AstroLink can be used with any software that supports INDI drivers, like KStars with Ekos.