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  1. camera for astrophotography. The "Nikon Rumors" website is reporting a 60 percent probability of a Nikon 810 version with astrophotography features. www.nikonrumors.com
  2. Cool....I have ordered. Was fun working with you. Jason
  3. So here is the basic build of the cable once you have the parts in the previous posts. Tools Sharp knife Small file Super glue small screw driver Directions 1) Cut the cable release button housing to just leave the cord and 10 pin connector, 2) Trim back the three wires so you have some copper to work with for each. I added some solder to the wires so they wouldn't fray. 3) Cut holes in the Radio Shack project box to accommodate the PC board. Some cutting away of the inside of the project board is needed so the PC board lays flat. Cut hole for wire and USB connection. Filing do
  4. Ok...we've tested this and Guyroch is willing to put in the support for the board. Can others post in this thread if you want to have this board supported? Jason
  5. Board works perfectly with Nikon D3s. Guyroch and I can't figure out why a D800e will release shutter twice and then stop working.
  6. cicsprog

    Very Cool.....

    New planet discovered. Some really nice photos. http://www.cnn.com/2015/01/28/tech/giant-planetary-ring-system/
  7. We have been working on this today - mostly Guyroch. He is very smart and knows the Nikon SDK big time. The board is working with BYN but stops releasing the shutter after the second image capture. Kinda strange for sure. Keep you posted.
  8. Hey all. I have been testing. Looks like I need a SMALL code change in BYN that Guyroch is going to try in next few days. Keep your fingers crossed and we will hopefully have an alternative inexpensive solution. Attached is finished product, Jason
  9. Tracking says board will be delivered tomorrow. Hope to have an answer by Monday night or Tuesday.
  10. Still waiting for the board to arrive. Have everything ready for a test.
  11. Just tried it under Firefox...paste works. So, some IE type issue/parameter.
  12. Don't be worried that this is difficult to make. You can have 12 thumbs and put this together - its that easy. Hardest part will be cutting the USB square hole on the side of the Radio Shack project box. I got an email today that the board had shipped from Bulgaria. I also found the same vendor on EBay for the CORRECT board. Search on Seller KMTRONIC2010 and you will find the one channel board on EBay.
  13. I must be doing something really dumb. I can't paste from my clipboard into topics. What am I missing here? Noticed it when I was trying to paste some URL's
  14. Just a thought...if this works with BYN (pretty sure it will) it will probably work with other software. I have MaxiumDL and can try it on that.
  15. If you want to get a head start, here's the parts: 1) Relay board www.kmtronic.com/shop/usb_relays/one-channel-usb-relay-pcb.html About $27.00 the manual for the board is in PDF format with the link on the same page. Inside the manual there are links for the drivers. 2) EBAY get a cheap remote release. Search EBay for "Nikon 10 pin remote shutter release". About $4.25 3) USB A to B cable. I got a 10 ft one from Amazon. About $5.29 4) Radio shack Project box 4x2x1 About $3.49
  16. Not sure what version of USB it is. Says version 2.0 on text on the board.
  17. Well after two days of debugging the board I got off of Ebay, I think I have the incorrect board from the video. This board is NOT on EBay. The correct board is: www.kmtronic.com/shop/usb_relays/one-channel-usb-relay-pcb.html So I have that ordered. Its the same one as in the video and the site provides all the drivers. Give me a couple more weeks to get this right. It has to come all the way from Bulgaria. Sorry for the delay.
  18. I'm trying and getting a hardware error on the little board when I plug it in. Still working on it. No good deed goes unpunished. Keep you posted.
  19. Hey Everyone. Still on the island but returning tonight. I see all my parts for building my cable have been delivered. Should have it put together and tested in next few days. Will keep you you posted on my progress and Happy New Year! BTW. Total cost for parts is $15.00 USD. Much cheaper than....well You know who.
  20. I might not get a chance to work on this until after the 31st of December . Headed to Hawaii for Xmas. But this should do what we need. Make sure you order the right connection for your camera for the cable release. I was planning on using a pill box that you can get at the drug store as a box to house the circuit board. Just cut it to length of the circuit board and drill holes for cables. Tie a knot on the cable so you have some strain resistance on the cables.
  21. Since I'm having trouble getting one of these cables (wink), I did some GOOGLE searches and found this video of a guy who built another Computer controlled USB cable switch for Nikon. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=efK1RCPaSoY I've order the parts today off of EBAY and will post back when I get it hooked up and working. This way you are reliant on EBAY supplier and a little bit of work yourself.
  22. Several people sent me private posts on NOT receiving their cable from this guy. At this point I would recommend that no one else send this person any funds since he doesn't deliver.
  23. Yes I have been communicating with him. Just not getting a response.
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