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Re: [canondigicamhacking] Re: controlling a 350D via USB

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  • Philippe
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    Message 1 of 5 , Jul 24, 2009
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      On Fri, Jul 24, 2009 at 11:49 PM, TristanMoore<tristanmoore@...> wrote:
      >
      >
      > Hi,
      >
      > Take a look at gphoto <http://gphoto.org/> (specifically libgphoto2)
      > It's open source and able to control my 20D via USB no problem (the 350D is
      > also listed on there)
      > If nothing else, it'll give you a head start on the protocol.
      >
      > Tris
      >
      > --- In canondigicamhacking@yahoogroups.com, "yuval_levy" <yuval_levy@...>
      > wrote:
      >>
      >> Hello all, my first post here
      >>
      >> I'm looking to control the 350D via USB. I have Canon's SDK but it only
      >> works on x86 and I would like to use a microcontroller for this. So I need a
      >> documentation of the USB communication protocol.
      >>
      >> I've seen <http://www.graphics.cornell.edu/~westin/canon/> and the 350D is
      >> not supported there.
      >>
      >> Before I get down to painfully reverse engineer and document the
      >> communication, is anybody here aware of a document describing the
      >> communication protocol of the 350D?
      >>
      >> If I find no such document, I will go about reverse engineering. My plan
      >> is to attach the camera to a PC, write a set of basic operations with
      >> Canon's SDK and use <http://www.pcausa.com/Utilities/UsbSnoop/> to observe
      >> them so that I can mimick them on the microcontroller. Since I am new to
      >> this kind of things, there may be better alternatives to my plan? I am open
      >> for suggestion and hope to get help from the vast amount of expertise
      >> collected in this group.
      >>
      >> Yuv
      >>
      >
      >
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