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Sony A7III / A7RII, which driver?

11 months 4 weeks ago
simingx
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Sony A7III / A7RII, which driver? #31757
Hi all,
I'm trying to connect my Sony A7III (ILCE-7M3) and A7RII (ILCE-7RM2) to my Raspberry Pi, which driver in INDI should I select?
It works (somewhat) with GPhoto CCD (but I couldn't get it to capture anything other than 1 second, maybe I will try again), but does not work at all with Sony DSLR (gives error about not being able to communicate with camera).
Am I missing something?

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11 months 3 weeks ago
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Sony A7III / A7RII, which driver? #31758
Please attach the verbose logs. Check my signature.

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11 months 3 weeks ago
simingx
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Sony A7III / A7RII, which driver? #31759
Alright, I will do that later when I get back. Thanks!

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11 months 3 weeks ago 11 months 3 weeks ago by simingx.
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Sony A7III / A7RII, which driver? #31774
Hi,
I did the following:
Enable logging on INDI (CCD module)
Use GPhoto CCD instead of Sony DSLR
Set up a sequence of 5 frames of 5 seconds each, with a 10 second delay in between
Format: Native
Set the camera to BULB

It seems to release the shutter for the correct 5 seconds, but it gives up with an error after the 3rd frame.
Is there a way to keep the photos on the camera? I'm running Ekos on a Raspberry Pi and the transfer is really slow...
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6 months 3 weeks ago
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Sony A7III / A7RII, which driver? #38348
Hi,
Feel nice to find you i am an owner of a7iii too.
I wonder if finally the sony A7iii work right with the drivers indi on Stellarmate.
Its better to know before i buy the stellarmate

Thank you

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6 months 3 weeks ago
simingx
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Sony A7III / A7RII, which driver? #38396
Hi there,
Stellarmate works fine with my A7III, using native "Sony DSLR" driver. But remember to set the camera to "RAW" only first...

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6 months 3 weeks ago
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Sony A7III / A7RII, which driver? #38405
Wow!! Thank you! You save me! i made a mistake and tried with Gphoto without success.
i Didnt saw the Sony Driver.
Now everything works right and i feel ready for the the night fields...

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