Hot pixel mapping for the C-2100 UZ works!

Started Sep 5, 2003 | Discussions thread
Rich-D Regular Member • Posts: 326
Re: USB for the C-2100 UZ in XP

corhoin wrote:

HOLLAND STJOHN wrote:

I just tried the same thing and got the same result, XP recognizes
the camera, but not as a removable disc, no drive letter. The pixel
remapping utility won't connect with the camera. I'll try tomorrow
on another computer with win 98 and serial cable.

Another successful remapping was just reported in Finland. This guy
used Windows XP and a serial cable, and everything was said to work
a bit smoother than in my case. I use Windows 2000, as on Win98 I
can't get it to work at all.

My E100RS shows up as a removable disk and the pixel remapping
program reports "0 dead pixels"... but it has a few obvious hot
pixels on 16 sec exposure and the dead pixel test reports 10 hot
pixels on a 16 sec exposure. I didn't try remapping, I was afraid
to on my E100RS.

This has also happened to me a couple of times - the program can't
always read the faulty pixel table and thus the result is 0 dead
pixels. However, if I do the reading again, I get the 16 first ones
on my screen.

This same "redo" approach seemingly applies to the remapping
function as well. If the remapping results in an error message
(timeout or something) I just do it again until the camera does its
calibration.

If your camera reports its model and firmware version like this
when executing the program, it also might be able to start its
internal remapping function:

SR95A
FIRMWARE: v352p-73
S/N: #00000001

But so far nobody knows for sure. Or those who know have most
likely signed an NDA...

Cheers,

Vesa
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Corhoin Wizardonik Customworks, Finland

Corhoin, I just tried to get my Uzi to connect via the serial cable and the program will not see my cam. When it asked if I wished to do it manually I clicked "Yes" and tried the Com1 and 2 ports it had listed, when I clicked on Com2 the "working" light on the back of the Uzi flashed but still did not show up. Did you have to install a serial driver for this to work? I also tried a USB but to no avail. Any help in removing "that damn green spot" as I like to call it, would be greatly appreciated.
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©º°¨¨°º©©º°¨¨°º© C-2100 UZi owner ©º°¨¨°º©©º°¨¨°º©

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