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dave@dave-auld.net

Live view with Nikon Z50

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Hi,

Am I supposed to get a live view when connected via USB when I go to the Frame and Focus view? If Play/Pause the Live View button at the bottom right, I still just get a blank image on the main view. I can see the image on the camera itself, but nothing on BYN.

 

BYN V2.0.11 Premium

Nikon Z50 Firmware 1.1

If I snap image, i get a picture, but then that leads to the memory exception I have also reported.

 

Thanks,

Dave

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Support for the Z50 is new to 2.0.11, so perhaps there are some issues.

What happens if you change the Shutter from BULB to a timed value? Some cameras have separate BULB and Manual settings. Unfortunately this means that you need to switch it to Manual for short exposures and to BULB for longer exposures.

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The Z50 was reported working for both still images and live view a few months back.

Can you please try a factory reset on your Z50 and try again.

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1 minute ago, astroman133 said:

I thought that Face+Tracking was a LiveView autofocus option for Canon cameras. This is a Nikon issue.

LOL, and there I though I beat you to it this time. You are correct, this does not apply to Nikon.

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At this point I would need a Z50 in order to get it to work.  I see no evidence in the log files pointing to an error, and going blind is next to impossible without a physical camera to test.

Regards,

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