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12-28-2014, 11:00 PM   #1
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Help with PK Tether

When using PKTether i will set it to take a series of 180sec exposures, 210sec interval with 10-30 frames in a row. I am finding that at the end of a session I will go to find the 30 and will only have 15-20 of them. Later I went directly to the SD card but no additional photos either. I guess they are sitting in the buffer. Is there a way to force them off the camera onto the laptop?

Will this program ever be supported again? I get that it is freeware. I am not complaining. I would gladly pay for a more robust version of this program.

I have a Kr. I use it primarily for prime astrophotography. I have been using PKTether for many months now but using it more often and for longer sessions recently. I have been to the website but there is no recent activity there. Not sure if there will be any new updates or support.

12-28-2014, 11:51 PM   #2
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I've used PKTether a bit, and I think a 210 second interval with 180 second exposure should be more than enough time for the photo to clear the buffer. Do you have slow shutter speed NR turned off? That's the only think I can think of that may cause the issue, because the dark frame being taken after each picture would require an interval closer to 380-390 seconds with a 180 second exposure.
12-29-2014, 08:26 PM   #3
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NR is turned off. I am not sure what to do.
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