I'm new to this list.
One of the things that brings me here is that I'd like to send timed
commands to my Pentax DSLR by IR. I have found a Minolta configuration
file in the list of supported devices, quite a few Canon cams, an
Olympus... and therefore assume the same can be done for my camera.
With a little help... I must admit I really don't know much about
infrared protocols at all or the details of how remote controls work.
But this is what I've got:
- a generic camera remote (Canon, Pentax, Minolta, Nikon) which has
one button working for me (the shutter!!)
- a Palm with a clever program called NoviiRemote, which managed to
"capture" the shutter command and replays it
- a box running OpenSuSE 10
- a good knowledge of C/C++
I know that the original remote is called "Pentax F" and have found a
couple of things scattered around the internet which might or might
- some guy mentioning code 556 @ 38 kHz (no additional info: I'm not
even sure this applies to Pentax F)
- from remotecentral.com: 0000 006E 0008 0000 01EE 0072 0026 0026 0026
0026 0026 0026 0026 0026 0026 0026 0026 0026 0026 0026
Please note that I don't have an IR dongle yet on my Linux box. I'm
still trying to figure out how to collect enough info to make a remote
control file that works for my Pentax K100D, under Linux (or possibly
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