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I understand the Canon Powershot G12 cameras have shutter control through a basic mini stereo plug (3.5mm I think).

My question(s) is, has anyone tried this (I am sure), and it seems like a basic switch... but what volts should be sent to the camera thru the Arduino, and what pins are used, etc? Seems like a basic sketch would work.

Thanks in advance!

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Have a look at this:

http://www.circuitsathome.com/mcu/controlling-canon-powershot-cameras-to-arduino

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Thanks for the link. I checked that out before, but I am not that experienced in Arduino yet :/

I seen another article where you can simply use a basic off/on switch, thru the pins, thru a 3.5mm cable, similar to the unit Canon sells. Just not sure of the volts to send, and how long to pulse it etc...

Anyone else out there can help really quick? thanks smiley

Example of the unit they sell
http://www.lightinthebox.com/shoot-rs-60e3-remote-shutter-releases-for-canon-powershot-g1x-g12-and-more-black-300cm-cable_p570966.html?pos=ultimately_buy_2
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