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Control DSLR through USB Port

Asked by Sam
on 18 Feb 2012
Latest activity Edited by Serge
on 24 Mar 2017
Hi,
I am trying to control my DSLR Camera (Nikon D60) through the USB port on my laptop and matlab. I would like to use it to adjust the camera's settings and take a picture at regular intervals. Nikon does sell software to do this, but I would like to do this using matlab. Is it possible to connect to the camera? I tried the image acquisition toolbox, but it doesn't recognize the camera as a device.
Any suggestions?
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Answer by Adnan
on 21 Feb 2012

Hi,
I have the same problem but with Nikon D300. Matlab is not recognizing the camera. I need to write a script that is able to control the cmera and save the images directly to the computer's hard disk.
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Answer by Serge
on 24 Mar 2017
Edited by Serge
on 24 Mar 2017

Use the DSLR Camera Controller:
To work you will also need to install and and run digiCamControl v2.0.69+, which is free and open source but only runs on windows.

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