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make lens stay open?

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make lens stay open?
« on: 24 / February / 2011, 08:26:31 »
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When using upload_images_for in SDM to switch on the USB connection for a while and allow the computer to fetch images from the SD card, the lens always seems to retract. Is there any way I can get it to stay open? Seems a shame to constantly retract and extend it when I only want the USB active long enough to fetch the last picture taken. Maybe some property I could modify to make the camera think the lens is already retracted even though it isn't?

Re: make lens stay open?
« Reply #1 on: 24 / February / 2011, 08:51:57 »
The time before retraction in Playback mode is normally set in a Canon menu.

Not sure what the maximum value or if it can be disabled.

Check your camera manual.

 

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