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A720IS Scrip Requested

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Re: A720IS Scrip Requested
« Reply #10 on: 12 / July / 2015, 19:12:07 »
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Oh...do you have a solution for shutting off the display or should I just deal with it?
I've now tested the script on three different cameras - an S100, a G10, and an ancient A560.   Using the default setting the display shuts off after the 5th shot is taken and stays off for all subsequent shots.

You could try patching in the code that msl posted earlier I guess.

What version of CHDK are you using?  In the CHDK menus, go to Miscellaneous Stuff and select Show Build Info. Please report on the CHDK Ver: and Revision: values reported there.

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While I'm in the inquisitive mood, what would be the simple & easiest way to compile the shots into a time lapse. I'm a MAC user. I do have iMovie but it's kinda complicated (for me)  ::)
Sorry - don't own a Mac.  There is always google though, which gives this as the first hit : http://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/33252/time-lapse-assembler

« Last Edit: 12 / July / 2015, 19:20:15 by waterwingz »
Ported :   A1200    SD940   G10    Powershot N    G16

Re: A720IS Scrip Requested
« Reply #11 on: 13 / July / 2015, 10:43:20 »
Oh...do you have a solution for shutting off the display or should I just deal with it?
I've now tested the script on three different cameras - an S100, a G10, and an ancient A560.   Using the default setting the display shuts off after the 5th shot is taken and stays off for all subsequent shots.

You could try patching in the code that msl posted earlier I guess.

What version of CHDK are you using?  In the CHDK menus, go to Miscellaneous Stuff and select Show Build Info. Please report on the CHDK Ver: and Revision: values reported there.

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While I'm in the inquisitive mood, what would be the simple & easiest way to compile the shots into a time lapse. I'm a MAC user. I do have iMovie but it's kinda complicated (for me)  ::)
Sorry - don't own a Mac.  There is always google though, which gives this as the first hit : http://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/33252/time-lapse-assembler

Version: 1.3.0
Revision: 4169
Compiler: GCC 4.4.3

Thanks...Dan

Re: A720IS Scrip Requested
« Reply #12 on: 14 / July / 2015, 19:25:20 »
Version: 1.3.0
Revision: 4169
Compiler: GCC 4.4.3
Thanks...Dan
I've tested the script on a couple more camera models using different shooting modes and the LCD display blanking worked fine on all of them too.

So I've got one last thing to try - a short delay between the shoot( ) command and setting the LCD state to off.   Updated script attached : aef_lock.lua

In case that does not work, I've attached a version of the script that uses the code msl suggested. It should work on any camera with an OVF.  aef_lock2.lua

I also fixed up the ND filter logic.
« Last Edit: 14 / July / 2015, 19:44:38 by waterwingz »
Ported :   A1200    SD940   G10    Powershot N    G16

Re: A720IS Scrip Requested
« Reply #13 on: 18 / July / 2015, 00:06:25 »
Sorry for not responding, I've been ill. Both of the scripts work perfectly with my A720 IS. I've been unable to go outdoors to do a test so today I shot our ceiling fan in our family room to test them. I'm a 100% satisfied and want to thank you again for assisting me. I did a quick render in QuickTime Pro and here are the results. The shot interval was 2 secondsI and rendered @30fps. I can't wait to feel better so I can explore the world of time lapse even further. http://youtu.be/ztli9D7CP4w

...and a quick one this morning looking out the bedroom window. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ukYD7xdiM2s

Dan
« Last Edit: 18 / July / 2015, 13:46:33 by mrsr71 »


Re: A720IS Scrip Requested
« Reply #14 on: 15 / August / 2015, 18:17:11 »
New Question:

I can I hide the menu so I can compose the shot?

Thanks...Dan

Re: A720IS Scrip Requested
« Reply #15 on: 15 / August / 2015, 18:25:24 »
I can I hide the menu so I can compose the shot?
Welcome to my ongoing vote for the #1 annoyance in CHDK default setup.  Fortunately there is a way to disable it.

In the CHDK menus,  go to CHDK Settings -> Menu Settings and disable the option that say  Show <ALT> Help Screen [ * ]
Ported :   A1200    SD940   G10    Powershot N    G16

Re: A720IS Scrip Requested
« Reply #16 on: 15 / August / 2015, 18:37:11 »
Thank you and sorry for being an annoyance  ::)

Re: A720IS Scrip Requested
« Reply #17 on: 15 / August / 2015, 18:43:16 »
Thank you and sorry for being an annoyance  ::)
Hardly an annoyance.  And it gave me a chance to stand on my soap box again  8)
Ported :   A1200    SD940   G10    Powershot N    G16


Re: A720IS Scrip Requested
« Reply #18 on: 15 / August / 2015, 19:06:38 »
Good to know as you've been a big help to me  :D

Re: A720IS Scrip Requested
« Reply #19 on: 16 / August / 2015, 16:36:15 »
Not a request, just curious.

Is it possible to modify the aef_loc2.lua you generated for me to allow the A720IS to zoom? As it works now, the focal length is fixed.

Thanks...Dan

 

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