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GPS Question

A Travelling Jack PRO 1:30pm, 11 March 2009
Hi

I'm thinking about purchasing this camera. Just a quick question, do photos automatically get geo tagged?

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johnny98 9 years ago
Yes, when you turn the GPS on. You can turn the GPS on/off separately from the camera. You can also specify what gets recorded in the images when the GPS is off or it cannot get a signal.
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rakerman PRO Posted 9 years ago. Edited by rakerman (admin) 9 years ago
Yes, once the GPS is on and has acquired a position. It can take a while to acquire a position, so if you want a geotagged shot, make sure to turn the camera and GPS on well BEFORE you plan to take the shot - if you just turn it on, you won't get a geotag - you can set it to remember the last position fix it had for a certain amount of time though, if you're not moving around much.
smiling touch [deleted] 9 years ago
Not used this function myself yet, but from reading it does chew up the battery quite a bit.
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rakerman PRO 9 years ago
It does, although it's reported to be better under the 1.2 firmware. One thing is to make sure you turn the GPS off when you're done with the camera for the day, otherwise it will wake up (even if the camera is off) and periodically do a position fix, running down the battery.
msvphoto44 9 years ago
Does the camera have an indicator when the camera aquire the gps location?
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rakerman PRO Posted 9 years ago. Edited by rakerman (admin) 9 years ago
Yes, it will show on the LCD whether it has a position lock and the strength of the lock.

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msvphoto44 9 years ago
Thank you!
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