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08-17-2009, 11:43 AM   #1
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Live View on computer with the K-7?

Not sure if this is the correct place of the forum to post this at, sorry if it isn't!

I was wondering, is it possible to set up live view on a laptop with the K-7? Not necessarily shooting tethered, but simply a live view on the laptop screen (that I would hook up to a large monitor, most likely). This is for a workshop I will be doing on Saturday, figured it'd be a cool thing to do.

I know that if you hook up the camera to a TV for example, you can see the live view on the screen. How would you go about doing this with a computer?

My laptop has a HDMI port. Would that be the only way? (I'd have to buy a mini HDM cable to hook it up to the camera).

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Try sending a PM to JCPentax. He was/is on the Pentax road tour and was using some setup because we watched everything the K-7 was doing as he demo'd the menus. I don't know if he was just using the USB cable or the DVI output.

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Thanks, I messaged him!

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