Keep Countdown while switching from Video

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25 Feb, 2020 11:19 PM

Is there a way to keep the countdown going and switch from video mode to camera mode. i.e. Right now it counts down from three and after 3 2 1 it switches from video mode to camera and takes photo. After 1 it makes noise as if it is taking photo and I get a lot of people thinking the photo is over in that second only for it to take the photo. Is there a way to have it count down such as 3 2 (change from video mode to camera 1 and then take photo?

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Joe Connell on 26 Feb, 2020 05:36 AM

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    I am not sure what you are asking...
    At the end of the count down, the software sends the command to the camera to take the photo (it is instant... no delay* ) [ * unless if you are using Auto focus, there could be a delay 1-3 second while the camera is focusing]

  2. 2 Posted by Foggy Bay Photo... on 26 Feb, 2020 05:38 AM

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    There is a delay after the last second and a switch from video mode to
    manually mode. 3 seconds is really 5.

  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by John Wu on 26 Feb, 2020 06:08 AM

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    I do not understand what you mean. Can you record a video showing what is

  4. Support Staff 4 Posted by John Wu on 26 Feb, 2020 06:17 AM

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    Are you referring to live view being switched off before it takes a photo?
    If so, you can disable that by unchecking the setting under camera settings
    (press ctrl-3 to display) See screenshot.

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