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02-24-2014, 03:48 AM   #1
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Can I rig a KX up for live view video monitoring via RCA cables to a computer?

Weird question I know, and I know technically the KX doesn't have the code for it.

But can I connect an RCA AV cable out of the camera into an RCA AV to HDMI and then into a laptop? (Or cheap tv?)

I want to be able to shoot vlog kinda stuff and this is the only camera I've got on me at the moment. I don't need to adjust ISO or any white balance via a usual tethering system, I just need to be able to see myself on a laptop screen or something to make sure I'm in focus!

Which brings me to my next question, if I can do the above with that cable configuration, am I gonna need a piece of software in order to be able to see the camera's feed in real time? I don't really have any interest in recording straight to the computer, I just need a video monitor rig.

Any help would be hot!

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HDMI connectors on laptops are output-only and that can't be changed by any software. Get a cheap/small monitor or TV.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Lindethiel Quote
I just need to be able to see myself on a laptop screen or something to make sure I'm in focus!
Perhaps this thread will answer to your immediate requirements?:

https://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/131-visitors-center/252697-instant-displa...ml#post2713223
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