Enabling DSLR Live View

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04 Aug, 2022 02:47 AM

I need to enable live view during the whole session! if theres such thing i would like to know how!
because atm the booth shows live view in begging of the session then it turn off, it will show only counting!

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Joe Connell on 04 Aug, 2022 02:58 AM

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    You need to set the CAMERA to have Live View on
    in the CAMERA settings - not in Sparkbooth.

    NOTE: DSLR cameras have a built in safety feature that will deactivate LIVE VIEW if the camera gets to hot. DSLR cameras are not built to have live view on for long periods of time and will shut down when they get too hot.

    YES you can set it for LIVE VIEW but it can still shut down if it over heats. Then you will need to wait for it to cool down and then turn the camera back on...

  2. 2 Posted by Thoual Wady on 04 Aug, 2022 03:03 AM

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    I did that as shown in image from your site i included

    Some photobooth I tried the live view shows all session not only in
    beginning before the first photos!

    They either show you live view before each photo or it stays on the whole
    session and then it goes off till new session start!

  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by John on 04 Aug, 2022 03:48 AM

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    Are you using it in mirror booth mode?

  4. 4 Posted by Thoual Wady on 04 Aug, 2022 04:47 AM

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  5. Support Staff 5 Posted by Joe Connell on 04 Aug, 2022 11:27 AM

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    OK... Mirror Booth mode uses the MIRROR as your live view
    not the camera live view... because the Mirror and Live view
    showing at the same time would be confusing to the guest/users
    seeing a double image in the mirror.

    It only shows at the begining of a session so the guest/user
    can get into the proper position for the cameras live view for the photos.

  6. 6 Posted by Thoual Wady on 04 Aug, 2022 12:57 PM

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    Got it that make sense!

  7. 7 Posted by Thoual Wady on 04 Aug, 2022 10:22 PM

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    Hello! Quick question! The sending part! The full keyboard works for emails
    but the keypad or number pad is not working for sms send! It shows but then
    I’m tapping it is not work!

  8. Support Staff 8 Posted by John on 05 Aug, 2022 01:18 AM

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    Can you send your log by holding down shift-ctrl-9 from Sparkbooth's main
    Or see http://help.sparkbooth.com/kb/how-to/sending-support-requests

  9. Support Staff 9 Posted by John on 05 Aug, 2022 01:19 AM

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    Also send a screenshot of your SMS settings in Sparkbooth

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