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03-24-2016, 03:52 AM   #1
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Pentax 645Z - API | IMAGE Transmitter 2

I am searching for the answer for the simple question.
Is there any way to control the Pentax 645Z from the PC by API.
I see that there is an IMAGE Transmitter 2, but I am affraid that it is the stand alone software, what I need is to trigger the camera from my custom Aplication which do some other things and control different cameras and I need to add Pentax to the rest of them.

I would be gratefull for the answer.

03-24-2016, 06:32 AM   #2

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Short answare: no, it's not possible.

But this might help a little: News | PK_Tether – Tethering Software for Pentax DSLR Cameras
I have an unsupported K-30, but I were able to trigger it. The Developper of PK Tether may help you (I never contacted him.)
Also consider controlling IMAGE Transmitter 2 by NirCMD (NirCmd - Windows command line tool), or AutoIt. You can simulate mouse clicks. (NirCMD is free.)
03-24-2016, 11:36 AM   #3
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There is no API, but reverse-engineering it might not be that hard. Another user on the forum recently posted a desktop app for controlling the K-S2 over Wi-Fi.

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03-25-2016, 01:32 PM   #4
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Thank You for the answers. I will start with PK_Tether


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