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Saturday, August 8, 2009
Some info about GX20 v1.01 and MODSET and AUTORUN functions.
MODSET.xxx works with turning on with open or closed (!) SD door (without any buttons).
Note! You must not have AUTORUN.xxx for MODSET.xxx to work :-)
All previously mentioned commands seems to work.
Additional info below:
[VLENS_CTRL] displays VLENS CONTROL on screen and do not react to keys I tried. We must find key combination that toggles SDM On/off and PZ On/Off.
[OPEN_DEBUG_MENU] Opens large debug menu on startup there you can make all functions. Like dumping your lens ROM. :-)
Especially interesting is AF PINT DISP as it displays some displacements.
AUTORUN.xxx works on every camera start, and in case of synax error it hangs sometimes.
Extra info, you could use FILEOUT "STRING" to write STRING to CHKDAT.xxx file. String will be appended to end of file.
WAIT without parameters causes syntax error.
With any parameter it wait indefinetely. Parameter may be TaskID.
You could also note that interpreter runs in his own thread, at least AF and metering works perfectly.
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Friday, August 7, 2009
Enabling debug mode.
Make file named 'MODSET.xxx' in flash card root.
Note! xxx is different for each model.
in file write commands exactly as they are provided, use notepad or other simple text editor.
MODSET file name
|K10D with firmware v1.10
||MODSET.421 (don't work with v1.20 and v1.30!)|
|GX10 with firmware v1.10
||MODSET.429 (same as K10D)|
||Enables debug mode|
||Disables debug mode|
||Test shutter by making many expositions|
||Opens debug menu|
||Enables debug menu|
||Enables script interpreter|
||Disables script interpreter|
|Example of proper MODSET.xx file|
Turn camera off.
Turn camera on with MENU button pressed.
I don't guarantee that this will work on all cameras the same.
But easy to check.
If in original it don't work leave flash door open then turning camera back on.
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Thursday, August 6, 2009
Now you can dump any firmware from most PENTAX DSLR models.
How to do it?
Make two MODSET.xxx files
|First MODSET.xxx file|
Second MODSET.xxx file
Copy first file to root of your flash card.
Turn on your camera. Wait before dumping is completed. Turn camera off.
Copy second file to root of your flash card.
Turn on your camera. Wait before dumping is completed.
You'll have two files on flash card now.
Send them to us in archived form ONLY if Pentax have no available firmware for your model. But we are interested in K7 beta and v1.0 firmware images.
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Thursday, August 6, 2009
How to turn build in script interpreter
You must enable script mode :
Make 'AUTORUN.xxx' file (xxx same as in MODSET file) with script inside.
|Available BASIC keywords|
END, EXIT, PAUSE, WAIT,
GOTO, IFGOTO, ALLCLR, CLS,
PRINT, LANGUAGE, COLOR, $ % ( for values )
GOSUB, IFGOSUB , RETURN, IF, ELSE,
WHILE, INTERVAL, CYCLE, FILEOUT, FSEARCH,
Looks like quite full functional BASIC
You could try "hello world" first.
|AUTORUN.xxx hello world example|
PRINT "Hello World";
According to first test results, you must turn camera on with MENU button and after firmware version number you'll see your program execution result.
Test volunteers are welcome.
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