Core Software Beta Changelog

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2022.10.03

DLL v2022.10.03.1026

  • TE-47 trigger fixed

2022.07.15

DLL v2022.07.14.1005

  • First relase containing firmware for the TE-47.

2022.07.04

Infinity v2022.07.04.123

  • Fixed an issue with the Horizon/ACIS not providing visible dark frames correctly.

2022.06.29

Infinity v2022.06.29.122

  • Fixed issue with all of our newer (Horizon, ACIS, Apx) cameras failing to take images when connected.

2022.06.27

ASCOM v2022.06.27.37

  • Focuser offsets now get passed correctly to the host program.

2022.06.24

ASCOM v2022.06.24.35

  • Added the ability in the dialog box to cool our cameras which take a power level(0-99 or 0-255).

DLL v2022.06.24.994

  • TE-77
    • Fixed bug that allowed the exposure speed to be set outside of the 3 available modes causing undefined behaviour.
  • Debug Output
    • Our debug output has now been updated to be cross platform and the location changed to the current users app data folder. The debug files will now be output in:
      • %LOCALAPPDATA%/Atik/AtikCamerasDLL/Debug for Windows
      • ~/.config/Atik/AtikCamerasDLL/Debug for linux
      • ~/Library/ApplicationSupport/Atik/AtikCamerasDLL/Debug for macOS

2022.03.23

DLL v2022.03.23.955

  • Apx60
    • Custom gain range changed from 0-360 to 0-420 to allow for a more linear increase across the range.
    • If you received your Apx before this release users are advised to update their Gain and Offset Presets, please contact us and we can provide a command line program that can update these values for you:
      • Medium Gain -> 70
      • High Gain -> 300
    • Fixed an issue in fast mode returning blank images due to the camera producing images faster than the USB can transfer them.

2022.02.22

DLL v2022.02.22.943

  • Apx60
    • Custom gain range changed from 0-36 to 0-360 to allow a larger granularity.
    • Fixed issue with fast exposure mode taking longer than expected to download.
  • ACIS
    • Fixed problem causing the ACIS series of cameras to output blank images

2022.02.02

DLL v2022.02.02.924

  • Apx60
    • Fixed an issue with powering the sensor that would cause fractured images.
    • We now limit the CameraSpecificOption Exposure speed correctly to 2.
    • The way we read the presets for the gain and offset has been changed, the Gain/Offset mode will now persist after a power cycle.
  • Fixed a small memory leak.
  • Fixed a possible resource leak in our handling of sockets.

2021.12.09

DLL v2021.12.09.897

  • Apx60
    • Fixed issue with the camera getting stuck in PowerSave exposure mode at startup
    • Fixed issue with the camera outputting a blank image moments before a correct image

2021.12.06

DLL v2021.12.06.892

  • Apx60
    • FastMode added
    • Fixed issue with taking exposures over 15 minutes
    • Reduced noise induced whilst cooling the camera
  • TE-77
    • First Core Beta release with TE-77 support
    • Horizontal overscan (15px + image pixels + 1px) is still included, this will be moved to an optional toggle on full release of the camera.

2021.09.06

DLL v2021.09.03.804

  • First beta build containing Apx60 Code
    • Setting the camera’s exposure speed to ‘Fast’ for the moment sets the camera speed internally to ‘Normal’ while a bug is being fixed with the fast mode.

Infinity v2021.09.02.112

  • Improved stacking performance

2021.08.02

  • Users will now get the option to delete their data (from C:\programdata\Atik) when uninstalling the software
  • Users previously needed to install .NET 2.0 before using the core installer, this is no longer an issue

DLL v2021.07.20.782

  • Added ms to the FITS header exposure date for ASCOM
  • The GP “previous image” bug is fixed
  • Pixel size for the ACIS cameras is now correct rather than listing the Horizon’s pixel size
  • Preliminary fix for the ACIS getting trapped in a cycle of bad images

Infinity v2021.07.16.112

  • Infinity fast mode fixed
  • Infinity stacking settings will now save on exit of the program
  • Infinity connection to youtube is fixed

 

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