New application for FCUSB

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New application for FCUSB

Post by betto » Tue Apr 28, 2009 4:33 pm

Hello Doug,

I'm a software developer and I would like to make an application like FocusPal using Visual Basic and ASCOM driver. The idea is to add some functionaliy that FocusPal lacks, as define keys to move the motor or change the speed with the keyboard, save positions of focus for different types of cameras, etc. The software may be free and available to users. :wink:

My problem is that the ASCOM driver is quite poor and many properties/methods of the "Focuser object" do not work.

The question:

Could you provide me the necessary libraries or documentation of "ShoestringFCUSB_DLL.dll" that uses FocusPal?

Regards :D
Alfonso Betoret

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Re: New application for FCUSB

Post by dpanderson » Tue Apr 28, 2009 5:39 pm

I'll answer that in a private message to you. I like to keep a little control over who I hand this out to.
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Re: New application for FCUSB

Post by betto » Wed Apr 29, 2009 6:26 am

That's just what I needed !! :D

I'll keep you informed...

Regards :D
Alfonso Betoret

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Re: New application for FCUSB

Post by dpanderson » Tue Apr 06, 2010 6:59 pm

I've sent an FCUSB to Mike Unsold (author of Images Plus) to evaluate. It might be some time before Mike has a chance to give it a try.
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