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ICameraV2CameraState Property

Returns the current camera operational state

Namespace:  ASCOM.DeviceInterface
Assembly:  ASCOM.DeviceInterfaces (in ASCOM.DeviceInterfaces.dll) Version: 3c9121baba46811fe6e53a58a05935662261416d
CameraStates CameraState { get; }

Property Value

Type: CameraStates
The state of the camera.
NotConnectedExceptionMust return an exception if the camera status is unavailable.
Returns one of the following status information:
  • 0 CameraIdle At idle state, available to start exposure
  • 1 CameraWaiting Exposure started but waiting (for shutter, trigger, filter wheel, etc.)
  • 2 CameraExposing Exposure currently in progress
  • 3 CameraReading CCD array is being read out (digitized)
  • 4 CameraDownload Downloading data to PC
  • 5 CameraError Camera error condition serious enough to prevent further operations (connection fail, etc.).
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