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Registered: ‎02-09-2018

I want to use my G7X Mark II as a webcam : How i can turn off the Diplay Off function

I already have all the equipment to get the image on my computer screen, the only thing left is to remove the automatic fucntion of Display off after a certain amount of time.

 

I just cannot find any way to do it !

 

thanks in advance

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Registered: ‎03-01-2014

Re: I want to use my G7X Mark II as a webcam : How i can turn off the Diplay Off function

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From what I saw in the manual all the Power Saving features like powering off the camera and turning the display off are disabled when the camera is connected to a PC or WiFi ?

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Re: I want to use my G7X Mark II as a webcam : How i can turn off the Diplay Off function

Ok , im going to see if it work when i connect the camera on wifi ! Because right now i am using a capture card with the HDMI output of the camera , and with that setup , the Display off function is still working.
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Re: I want to use my G7X Mark II as a webcam : How i can turn off the Diplay Off function

And now after trying to get my phone sync to the camera , i am getting this error.

 

A camera error was detect 

the camera will shut down

Error 60

 

but i cannot find any help on this topic , anybody know what to do from here ?

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Registered: ‎10-16-2012

Re: I want to use my G7X Mark II as a webcam : How i can turn off the Diplay Off function

Hi TrevSpacer,

 

Thank you for posting.

 

Canon PowwerShot Cameras cannot be used as a webcam. I regret any difficulty this causes.

 

If you're still searching for a solution, Canon's EOS digital SLR and EOS M (mirrorless) cameras are able to perform this task.

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