displaying K30 on TV screen or tablet


boudou701

Link Posted 04/02/2015 - 11:15
hello,
there is a "PC/TV" output on the K30, and i have found a cable that goes in (some sort of USB cable), which i plugged into my TV (via USB), but i can see folders and that's it.
I would like to see in live view what the camera is capturing (like the live view mode of the camera back screen but displayed on my TV), is there a way to do that? I think there is a cable that has the plug with the yellow/white to plug on the TV, this might work - but i would need to buy it (unless it came with the camera, would have to dig the box)
in the same "field", it would be handy to display it on a tablet as well, reason i need this is because i am filming myself and it's really annoying not to see what i am filming.
i couldnt find anything on the other Pentax forum nor on the internet - which seems strange
Thanks
KX film, ME Super, K-S2
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Sigma 20mm f1.8, Sigma 24mm f2.8, Sigma 30mm f1.4, Pentax A 50mm f1.7, Pentax K 55mm f1.8
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boudou701

Link Posted 04/02/2015 - 11:21
the cable i am talking about is this:
link
not sure it would do what i want (i.e replace or show the same as the back screen)
KX film, ME Super, K-S2
Pentax 10-17mm, Sigma 10-20mm, Tamron 17-50mm, Pentax 55-300mm
Sigma 20mm f1.8, Sigma 24mm f2.8, Sigma 30mm f1.4, Pentax A 50mm f1.7, Pentax K 55mm f1.8
Metz 36 AF-4
--> borrow or rent Photography equipment from people around you on Needy Monkey - link

johnriley

Link Posted 04/02/2015 - 11:39
That will do it. At one time one was supplied with the cameras.

I use such a lead into a digital projector as well to do teaching sessions on how to set up a camera. It will display all the menus, in fact whatever the camera screen is showing.
Best regards, John

boudou701

Link Posted 04/02/2015 - 12:52
awesome thanks!
KX film, ME Super, K-S2
Pentax 10-17mm, Sigma 10-20mm, Tamron 17-50mm, Pentax 55-300mm
Sigma 20mm f1.8, Sigma 24mm f2.8, Sigma 30mm f1.4, Pentax A 50mm f1.7, Pentax K 55mm f1.8
Metz 36 AF-4
--> borrow or rent Photography equipment from people around you on Needy Monkey - link

richandfleur

Link Posted 04/02/2015 - 20:55
It comes in the box doesn't it?

johnriley

Link Posted 04/02/2015 - 23:25
It did come in the box, but I'm not sure it still does.
Best regards, John

toy_car_uk

Link Posted 08/02/2015 - 13:18
Nither my K-r or K-30 came with the video lead, just a standard USB lead. My K-100 did video lead. The lead that came the K-100 worked with the K-r and K-30 also.
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