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04-29-2009, 02:00 PM   #1
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K20D, K2000D tether to monitor

Hi .. I am new to this forum and new to Pentax DSLR, although I have used Pentax SLR cameras and lenses for years. I have a client who wants to be able to see images "live" as I take them on a laptop monitor or on a flat screen LCD. Do either the K20 or K2000 allow you to be able to do this using the USB cable included with the package, or will I need some sort of third party software? I will make enough from the gig to purchase the K20 or K2000, but need to know whether or not either of these cameras will allow me to display images on a larger format screen while we are shooting images (I guess this is a deal breaker for the client). If I can get some advice from the experts out there, that would be AWESOME!

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I read a post from another user some time ago, and it seems to be possible with K20 to output video signal through an RGB cable to a monitor, while in Live View..
Just like some P&S do.
I don't believe to possible with K2000, cause it doesn't have Live View.
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Not RGB but composite...
You can do one of two things: a) connect to composite video at NTSC resolution and what shows on your rear LCD displays on your NTSC monitor or b) tether via USB and download automatically each time you take a photo (but you won't see anything on the rear LCD)...

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