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ICoverCalibratorV1CalibratorState Property

Returns the state of the calibration device, if present, otherwise returns "NotPresent"

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

Property Value

Type: CalibratorStatus

This is a mandatory property that must return a value, it must not throw a PropertyNotImplementedException.

The Unknown state must only be returned if the device is unaware of the calibrator's state e.g. if the hardware does not report the device's state and the calibrator has just been powered on. Clients do not need to take special action if this state is returned, they must carry on as usual, issuing CalibratorOn(Int32) and CalibratorOff commands as required.

If the calibrator hardware cannot report its state, the device could mimic this by recording the last configured state and returning this. Driver authors or device manufacturers may also wish to offer users the capability of powering up in a known state and driving the hardware to this state when Connected is set .

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