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Steve Cross 66edc176f3
Update changelog
12 months ago
Application Add code to ignore trace lines from controller 12 months ago
Enclosure Added power monitor enclosure to repo 3 years ago
Firmware Add and temporarily enable TRACE support for controller 12 months ago
.gitignore Update gitignore 1 year ago
LICENSE Add initial support for DHT22 sensor 1 year ago Update changelog 12 months ago Update changelog 12 months ago

Telescope Power Monitor


  • Monitor battery voltage
  • Monitor battery load (amperage)


  • GUI
  • Firmware
  • Hardware

Recent changes

List of changes can be found in the changelog.

To-Do List

  • Add emergency battery shutoff voltage (power down PC, turn off dehumidifier and telescope) [Firmware, GUI]
  • Add JSON API webserver [GUI]
  • Add an "imaging" mode that disables dehumidifier and emergency shutoff [Firmware, GUI]
  • Add config QC checks [Firmware]

Ideas that may be implemented in the future

  • Switch to ethernet board
  • Add voltage sensor for solar input

Ideas unlikely to be implemented:

  • Blink LED on battery low voltage (configurable) [Firmware, Hardware]
  • Blink LED on battery high current draw (configurable) [Firmware, Hardware]


Telescope Power Monitor is licensed under the GNU General Public License (GPL) v2 or later

Copyright © 2016-2021 Steve Cross

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA.