Author Archives: Tomasz

New version 0.7.0

I released new version of PK_Tether – changes in this version: – added support of new models K5II and K5IIs – K30 isn’t supported – probably Pentax made big change in camera firmware and PK_Tether isn’t able to communicate with … Continue reading

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A bit of documentation

Some time ago I received from one of PK_Tether user a document where he wrote few sentences about using PK_Tether. You can download it: Using PK Tether.docx

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New version 0.6.5

Changes in new version: – fix problem with K7 – added countdown timer for periodic shooting and “Bulb” mode

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New version 0.6.4

Version 0.6.3 from yesterday didn’t work at all, because of my mistake in releasing process. Version 0.6.4 fix this problem.

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New version 0.6.3

I released new version of PK_Tether – changes in this version: – reworked shutter releasing – main reason fix bugs for periodic shooting in “Bulb” mode – moved switching on/off debug from buttons to menus – added blocking releasing shutter … Continue reading

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LiveView mode

I’m receiving many request and questions about LiveView mode in PK_Tether. Answer for this is simple – PK_Tether couldn’t provide LiveView. Protocol for remote control was introduce by Pentax when LiveView wasn’t available in camera, and probably it doesn’t provide … Continue reading

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New version 0.6.1

I released new version with two fixes. Firs fix is for problem when PK_Tether doesn’t want starts. During last update of my development environment target for PK_Tether project was changed to “.NET 3.5 Client Profile”. So now I revert it … Continue reading

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Plans for future

Mac version – driver for camera still is not working. It is very hard for me to develop this software when I have to count on help from colleague – I don’t have Mac hardware. When it works I will … Continue reading

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New version 0.6.0

Finally I was able to prepare new official version. It is so many changes that it is hard to mention it all. Main changes: – reworked User Interface – panels can be switch on/off – reworked communication with camera – … Continue reading

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New version 0.4.5

Release version 0.4.5 PK_Tether – changes: – added drive mode changing – added white balance changing – added flash mode and compensation changing – added extended ISO detecting – added zoom functionality – added support for k-m/k2000 and maybe Samsung GX10 – … Continue reading

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