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04-24-2011, 08:01 PM   #1
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K-x and PK Tether freeze.

Is it just me or does this combo freeze after just five or so pictures? It doesn't matter how long the exposure is or how many you have it set to take, it stops taking pics after 5 or 6. Is this a known bug or do I have something wrong?

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I would contact the author of the software. Only thing I could find on the webpage is that 'time lapse' does not work reliable; are you using time lapse?
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... Also are you using Live View?

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I am trying to take 20 - 60 second pictures every 100 seconds, no live view.

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Which firmware are you using in the camera and which OS are you using on your computer?
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Firmware is 1.02 and os is Win XP Pro and Vista Home Basic.
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Strange. I use Vista home Premium and Win7 and the 1.02 firmware. The latest build fixed all the problems I was having.
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I had the same problem, and fixed it by selecting Autosave. No more lockup.

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It happens when doing long exposures. Under 5 seconds, it's fine, but over that I start having trouble.
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Are you using the latest version of PK-Tether? It was recently updated to 0.45.
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Yes, I am using 0.4.5 with all updates on both laptops.
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Hi

last night I tried pk_tether (0.4.5) for the first time using my K-x (Firmware 1.02), XP (all updates) and .Net (3.5.30729.196).

Firstly: great software!

My first try was a timelapse of 50 pics taken every 5 seconds with Autosave on and Autofocus on. It took 4 or 5 pics and freezes. The first pic that was displayed in the GUI was fine but the next had a green/red part at the bottom that get larger and larger with every pic. The pics looked like jpgs saved not propertly...

Any idea? Maybe a problem with the USB connection? Does pk_tether write any log file (where?) to have a look at?

Thanks and best regards!
Frank
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