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Is there really no way automate a DSLR to shoot every 24 hours without having to pick it up, charge/replace its battery, and put in back on the same spot ? Canon and Nikon cameras can be connected to AC power by means of an adapter that fits in the battery slot. For example, Canon DSLRs that take an LB-E6 battery (like the 5D II, 6D, and 7D) can use an ACK-...


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TURN OFF WIFI. I struggled with this too but if you disable wifi and reconnect the USB you should be fine.


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It sounds like what you want is an Eye-Fi card. This will wirelessly transmit the photos you take as you walk round back to your PC. If you go for this option though you will need to use one of Canon's xxxxD or xxxD series cameras as it's SD Card only at the moment - no Compact Flash card option... (Thus, 7D / 5D series / 50D and before / 1D series can't ...


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The Nikon P330 camera uses a Nikon EN-EL12 1050 mAh battery. EN-EL12 battery capacity is nominally 1050 mAh as supplied. After market batteries may claim higher capacities and, regardless of label, may have lower capacities. If the charge rate is not limited by the camera itself when in-camera charging, or when externally charging the battery, maximum ...


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You must install EOS Utility to download pictures directly from the camera. Your computer will not recognize it as a generic drive. EOS Utility will also give you the ability to shoot tethered and control the camera from your computer. Your other option is to use a card reader instead. Does Canon not have a PTP/Mass Storage connection preference? Serious ...


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Not a definitive answer, but I'm a fan of using the USB connection first. My thinking is that if the USB port suffers mechanical failure, you'll still be able to charge and export files externally, but if the battery or card compartment breaks, you're without a functioning camera. To put it another way : Durability [external] = Durability [card slot + ...


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No, cameras can not be powered by a USB port because they typically require more than The 5 volts maximun available from the USB port.


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There are a number of software programs that will handle tethered shooting: Lightroom 4, Phase One software's Capture One (which will also wireless transmit images to an iPad using Capture Pilot. These are full blown editing suites however. If you just want simple transfer, what about an Eye-Fi card? They have a direct mode which will send images ...


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This is not a bug. On the Canon 6D, USB file transfer is disabled when Wi-Fi is enabled. Try disabling the Wi-Fi first. Good Luck!


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The image was corrupted by random bytes of information being lost in the data transfer. You can tell because each time information is lost, the image shifts (because pixels end up missing as it fills each line). It's also not an even number of pixel information since some of the times that information is lost, it causes the color information to get shifted ...


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No, the GoPro cannot be controlled over a USB connection. If the GoPro is plugged into a computer and switched on, it will go into USB mode. This lets you download photos and videos from the camera. But you cannot take photos or video in this mode. For the Hero3 or Hero3+ (or older models with a wifi Bacpac) they can be controlled over wifi. There are ...


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USB mass storage is exactly what it sounds like: your camera presents its storage to the computer as a removable drive. This means you can poke around in parts of the storage the camera would really rather you didn't, re-format with the filesystem of your choice, copy files other than images to and from the camera, and in general treat the camera as a funny-...


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There are two things that matter for USB hubs, latency and throughput. Latency is a measure of how long it takes for information to pass through the device and throughput (or bandwidth) is how much data can move through the device in a given time. Your exact needs will depend on what you are doing, but if you want precise timing from the computer, then ...


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The Nikon EH-5b power adapter will do this. For your camera model you would also need the EP-5B battery adpter via which to connect the EH-5b. Try typing in "nikon d750 power adapter europe" to Google. It will be the first result.


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The reason was that I am using Windows 10 N, which comes without the MTP driver. One has to install the Microsoft Media Feature Pack, in order to get this driver. Windows Update does not find it automatically. Moreover, for me it did not work out to install this version of the driver which is linked almost everywhere. Instead, I had to install the 1803 ...


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According to the manual, a blinking green LED means charging failure. Apparently, the camera for some reason thought it could charge itself via the USB hub which can't supply enough power for charging. To resolve the issue, the manual recommends unplugging the cable and reattaching the battery. Actually, to me, the solution was just to open the battery ...


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My experience is with Canon cameras (5D, XXD series). The ports are accessed via a rubber gasket on the side that sits well enough to create a good seal around the ports but is also only held on by the same rubber. It's a rather tight junction - which is good, one doesn't want it flopping around. But, at the same time, leaves me feeling like opening it 100% ...


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The magic word is "tethered." Others have named some software that will do it, but anything that lets you shoot tethered will do it.


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According to Page 35 of the manual, the battery can only be charged in the charger, not in the camera. (note: the linked manual says DSCT70.pdf in the link, but the manual covers 3 versions including the T200).


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First of all, I always recommend a card reader instead of a direct USB connection. It will be faster, you don't need special software, and it doesn't use your battery while downloading. I prefer the current USB 3.0 readers but many options exist. This looks like what you are looking for: GNU Canon Camera Utilities - http://canoncam.sourceforge.net/ I wish ...


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Sure, there is: From the Custom menu, on the fourth page, select Save/Load settings on card. Select Save and wait for the operation to complete. Move the card to another camera and select Save/Load settings on card again. Select Load this time and choose the setting file, it will have a CSD extension. Oh, just one small detail, make sure your camera is a ...


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Do you have any other idea that can help? The easiest method is to take the SD card out of the camera and stick it in the SD slot in your computer, or if you don't have a computer equipped with such a slot, into the SD slot of a memory card reader. Cheap readers cost as little as $5; better ones read faster, work with more kinds of cards, and cost maybe $20....


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Card-Reader Can Still be Faster A camera might be designed to write 35 megabytes per second to the card and handle the “U1” standard, and reading back out is oddly capped at 20 Mbytes/s due to the USB chip used, which is only USB-2. You can buy even faster cards, e.g. “U3”, and USB-3–based readers that can let you dump the card at 95 Mbytes/s. This will ...


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I use an inverter plugged into my cig lighter in my Jeep. Its a mini transformer. Which ups the current to normal 110 household current. I plug my Nikon charger into that so I do my charging while I drive. Works great. I do have 2 batteries. One to use. One to charge. Never had a problem. I bought mine at Home Depot. It's a Black and Decker product.


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The cameras often have a "type-B" USB connector (the "peripheral" side) and these aren't supposed to provide current (they are the side that normally draws current). On addition the batteries in a camera aren't that big, you couldn't draw significant current from them without impacting the battery life.


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What to do is pretty much up to you and your preferences. If you are careful, either approach can work until you feel it is time to replace the camera for other reasons. Unless a camera can be charged only by USB, I prefer to swap batteries and cards. I have used the battery door and card slots on my cameras nearly every day for years. The greatest risk of ...


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After updating all my Canon software, EOS utility did not recognize my EOS 7D. After hours of uninstalling and installing German and English old and new versions of EOS utility and reinstalling the camera driver I found FAQ-ID 8201597200 on the canon website. I uninstalled all CameraWindow Programs and EOS Utility, restarted the computer, installed EOS ...


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This is more a workaround or side effect than a real answer, but since I installed Magic Lantern to camera, I could not reproduce this issue anymore (I had a dozen of connections since). Probably counts as a possible solution. UPDATE 1 - Another workaround: Disconnect camera, take a few shots (1-3), connect, try again. I discovered this by accident but it ...


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I would suggest biting the bullet and getting a dedicated card reader. You can get a good one under $20, possibly under $10, they are faster at file transfers than a camera, and they are small and will easily fit in a camera bag.


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