Embedded Telemetry in ST5000 Image Files

Change Log
Version Date Comments
1.0 03-Sep-2003 Initial Release
1.1 27-Feb-2008 Add head & base ids

The ST5000 embeds some telemetry in the images it saves to disk and sends down the serial line. This telemetry describes the exposure settings that apply to the image. See the encoding notes in the telemetry description.

  1. Frame number (1/2)
  2. Frame number (2/2)
  3. Clock value (1/4) Unix-style, seconds since 1970.
  4. Clock value (2/4)
  5. Clock value (3/4)
  6. Clock value (4/4)
  7. CSR1
  8. CSR2
  9. Digital Input Register
  10. Digital Output Register
  11. Software Status Bits (1/4)
  12. Software Status Bits (2/4)
  13. Software Status Bits (3/4)
  14. Software Status Bits (4/4)
  15. RAM A Status Bits (1/2)
  16. RAM A Status Bits (2/2)
  17. RAM B Status Bits (1/2)
  18. RAM B Status Bits (2/2)
  19. Exposure Frame Count
  20. Shutter Value
  21. Camera Gain
  22. Head #
  23. Base #