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I have a Canon EOS 1100D camera and control it by my C# program that use it's tethering feature ‎with Canon EOS Utility dlls. I have to shoot one photo every 30 minute all day long, but if I want to send the camera into standby ‎mode between two shots, the camera will be disconnected from my computer and I have to power it ‎on by pressing a key on it.

Is there any way that I can reconnect my camera programmatically?

Note: I'm afraid of keeping the camera ON always.‎

  • What makes you "afraid" of keeping the camera always on? – Philip Kendall Jan 12 '14 at 22:55
  • I'm a programmer and quite beginner in working with cameras. I think it might damage the sensor. – Zhr Saghaie Jan 13 '14 at 5:48
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    What evidence do you have it might damage the sensor? It might cause the world to implode in a black hole, but I wouldn't worry about that unless there's some evidence it could. – Philip Kendall Jan 13 '14 at 8:37
  • So you tell me the camera has no problem with being always ON. Am I right? – Zhr Saghaie Jan 14 '14 at 5:30
  • The camera will not be damaged by being on. You might run out of battery though - consider looking into a power adapter. – Thorbjørn Ravn Andersen Jan 13 '16 at 4:56
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No, if it isn't detected as being attached, then there wouldn't be any way to communicate with it since it is effectively not plugged in.

  • I woke up the camera with a remote shutter; but my program still can't recognize it and crash. – Zhr Saghaie Jan 16 '14 at 9:31

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