Camera Setup Instructions2017-03-29T08:51:22+00:00

ximea xic

Ximea xiC
Ximea xiC setup instructions for stop motion animation or time-lapse photography with Dragonframe

Supported Versions

Dragonframe 4.1.4: YES
Dragonframe 3.7.1: NO
Dragon Stop Motion 2.3.8: NO
(Dragonframe was previously called Dragon Stop Motion)

Live View

The Ximea xiC provides a live view via its USB connection. The live view size depends on the model within the series.

Camera Settings

Dragonframe controls the Ximea xiC ISO, shutter speed, and white balance.

Product Info

The manufacturer's product page for the Ximea xiC is here.

You can find the camera manual and specifications at this site.

Setup Instructions

  1. Power your camera by AC power if possible.
    • - If you do use a battery, make sure it is fully charged.
    • - If you use AC power, remove the battery.
  2. Close any other applications that might connect to your camera.
    • - For Mac OS X, Open Image Capture, select your camera, then in pop up area in lower-left select Connection camera opens: No application. (See Picture)
  3. Make sure Dropbox is not a client of the camera.
  4. You may need to quit Google Backup and Sync, since it can interfere with the camera even if you turn off synching.
  5. If you have anti-virus software, white-list Dragonframe so that it may access your camera.
  6. Install the Ximea software package for macOS, Windows, or Linux.
  7. Connect your camera to the computer with an appropriate USB cable.
Find camera troubleshooting tips in Frequently Asked Questions