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Re: Serial camera + RS232 > USB adapter



On Sunday 28 January 2007 11:54, Colin J Thomson - G6AVK wrote:
>
> OK this was very useful indeed, I can get the Camera "seen" now with
> digiKam but its the same as before when I used the direct serial 
> connection. Gphoto2 times out after some retries. This is due to the serial
> speed being too fast @ 115k,  I cannot seem to change/set the speed in the
> xml file for digiKam. There is a digikam bug for this from way back in 2002
> in that you cannot select port speeds.
>
> I have managed to grab some info using gphoto2:
>
> gphoto2  --list-files --port /dev/ttyUSB0 --speed="9600" --camera="Sanyo
> VPC-G200"
> There are 3 files in folder '/'.
> #1     P1010001.JPG               rd    50 KB image/jpeg
> #2     P1010002.JPG               rd    51 KB image/jpeg
> #3     P1010003.JPG               rd    48 KB image/jpeg
>
> An interesting exercise..
> Maybe it is time to get a newer Camera as it is very slow downloading the
> files. :)
>
A much cheaper option is to use a card reader :-)

Anne

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