DL API Version Released

Discussion in 'News and Announcements' started by Doug, Jan 16, 2020.

  1. Doug

    Doug Staff Member

    Sep 25, 2014
    DL API Version is now released. DLAPI is used to operate SBIG Aluma and StarChaser cameras.
    • Added support for StarChaser cameras
    • Added branding for new CMOS camera models
    • Added support for updating Artix-7 FPGAs
    • Extended error reporting API
    • Fixed issue with AO8/AOX misidentification
    • Fixed issue recognizing ICX814 sensors
    • Various bugfixes
    The update also brings the MaxIm DL plug-in up to V6.21:
    • Added support for StarChaser cameras
    • Improvements to firmware uploading algorithm adding extra security against uploading invalid firmware files to a camera
    • Added support for shutter polarity, and enabling Status LED via the DL Config user interface
    • Improved dark frame management
    • Refined star detection algorithm
    • Extended DLXML interface to include retrieving firmware revision number
    • Added "On Top" option to the user interface
    • Various bugfixes
    The MaxIm DL V6.21 installer also includes all of the above; however, to get the ASCOM functionality you must install the full DL API, available from:


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