ocam2KCtrl − Controls an OCAM 2K EMCCD


ocam2KCtrl [options]

ocam2KCtrl is normally configured with a configuration file, hence all command-line arguments are optional. But note that if the -n name option is not given, then a configuration file named ocam2KCtrl.conf must be available at the MagAO-X standard config path.


ocam2KCtrl controls the OCAM 2K EMCCD, which serves as the pyramid wavefront sensor detector in MagAO-X. It monitors and logs temperatures, configures the camera for the desired mode of operation, and manages the grabbing and processing of frames. It is a MagAO-X standard camera, an EDT camera, and a standard framegrabber.


ocam2KCtrl accepts the standard options

ocam2KCtrl accepts the standard camera options

ocam2KCtrl accepts the EDT camera options

ocam2KCtrl accepts the framegrabber options

* format in the config file column is section.option which implies the format


in the config file.

INDI Properties

Read-Only INDI Properties

list them here

Read-Write INDI Properties

list them here

Exit Status

ocam2KCtrl runs until killed. Use the logdump utility to examine the process log for errors.


To start the ocam2KCtrl as the Pyramid WFS camera:

/opt/MagAOX/bin/ocam2KCtrl -n camwfs

See also

Source code.