Re: Slewing behavior: POTH Hub vs Device Hub #iEXOS-100 #ASCOM

Bob Trepiccione

Thanks for taking a look, Jerry.

Uninstalling 6.5 and installing 6.4 did the trick.

Using POTH under 6.5 didn't work for me, but others results may be different.

Looking forward to the completion of your solution. If you need a beta tester I'd be happy to help...

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-------- Original message --------
From: Jerry Hubbell - Explore Scientific VP Engineering <jrh@...>
Date: 7/30/20 10:43 AM (GMT-05:00)
Subject: Re: [ESPMC-Eight] Slewing behavior: POTH Hub vs Device Hub #ASCOM #iEXOS-100

I would suggest that if you are having problems with specific applications on the new ASCOM 6.5 platform, that you report it to the Application developer and also to the ASCOM-Standards developers. There is an ASCOM Platform forum where you can report these issues and discuss them at:

I am not going to pursue this myself as we are currently actively working on our PMC-Eight ASCOM Server that we will be releasing soon.
This will do away with the need to use POTH or the Device Hub. In the meantime,

I suggest that anyone wanting to use the new ASCOM platform 6.5 that you select POTH when you download the platform in the list of components to download. This is not automatically selected since it has been deprecated in this new platform version, but it is still available to select and install.
Jerry Hubbell
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