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09-20-2016, 09:02 AM   #1
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K-s2 Tether

I know I can tether with the Wifi, but the battery life on the K-s2 drops drastically when it is on. Is there a way to tether to my laptop via the USB. I have serch the internet and can not find a yes or a no. Looking to shoot for time lapse, so any help on doing that with the K-s2 would also be appreciated.

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No. The only official tethering available is for the K-1 and 645Z.
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QuoteOriginally posted by HughPhotography Quote
I know I can tether with the Wifi, but the battery life on the K-s2 drops drastically when it is on. Is there a way to tether to my laptop via the USB. I have serch the internet and can not find a yes or a no. Looking to shoot for time lapse, so any help on doing that with the K-s2 would also be appreciated.

Thank you,

Chris
Try limiting your use of live view while tethered- that should save some power. There's also an adapter you can get if needed.

Unfortunately as boriscleto said, official USB tethering support is currently limited to the "pro" models. Fan-developed software doesn't seem to work too well for the K-S2, though there is a nice program that essentially lets you do everthing image sync can, but through a PC:

https://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/184-pentax-k-s1-k-s2/295501-k-s2-wifi-lap...ml#post3302307

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