Make photo every < 5 seconds

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Make photo every < 5 seconds

Post by PaecKE » Mon Jan 19, 2009 1:11 am

In your app you can set the time between each photo for a period of less than 5 seconds. Unfortunately the app (or camera controller) is not fast enough to make shots every 2 of 3 seconds. Is that a problem with the iPhone or with your app?
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Re: Make photo every < 5 seconds

Post by xyster » Mon Jan 19, 2009 9:03 am

This is a known issue. At the moment it appears to be a hard limit on the phone/phone software. It's a combination of 3 factors.

1. The amount of time it takes for the camera to start up
2. The amount of time it takes to snap a photo
3. The amount of time it takes to save the photo to the flash

TimeLapse will try to abide by the timing settings you give it but it can't run faster than the sum of these three factors. However, this means that you can potentially get faster performance by decreasing the image size to 'Small'. That should speed up issue 3 and maybe even issue 2.

It's definitely something I'm looking at.

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Re: Make photo every < 5 seconds

Post by PaecKE » Fri Jan 23, 2009 11:53 am

Too bad. Hope you make any progress. Thanks for the reply :)

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