Lightroom Classic: Tether capture not working with macOS Catalina

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This conversation has been merged. Please reference the main conversation: Lightroom Classic: Tether does not detect cameras on new Catalina macOS 10.15.2 (works in 10.15.1)

I have the current version of Catalina on my Mac 10.15.2, I have the current version of Lightroom classic, and the current version of plug-ins / firmware for my pentax645z.  I try to tether capture but I can't.  It sees I'm using a Pentax 645z but it's not showing the shutter or f-stop.  Any ideas?
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Likely it is related to the last item on this page: Hopefully the next Catalina update will restore functionality. 
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Perhaps this is news to Adobe support but I have heard from various people that Mac OS 10.15.2 broke live camera tethering. It worked fine in 10.15.1. Phase One corporation, the makers of editing software “Capture One” , sent out an alert days ago warning its clients to not upgrade to 10.15.2. Adobe probably needs to work with Apple to resolve this. There is a rumor that someone at Apple changed the protocol for a necessary API this is unconfirmed. Anyway I am still on 10.15.1 and tethering fine to Capture One. Have never tried tethering with Lightroom so cannot provide direct feedback from personal experience.

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