06-25-2015 01:37 PM
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06-26-2015 12:19 PM
Even with that gadget you will need an Apple ap. Don't expect sparkling performance either.
06-27-2015 11:19 AM
Yes, all the higher end and metal clad Canon bodies use a separate/external WFT module instead of built in WiFi.
Among the APS-C crop sensor models, the models that use a WFT module include 40D, 50D, 7D and 7DII. Among the APS-H and full frame models, most of the 1D and 1Ds series use a module, and so too do the 5D Mark II and Mark III.
Partly this is said to be because of interference with the WiFi signal from the metal (magnesium) body panels. The WFT modules have much, much greater range than built-in WiFi (200 to 400 ft vs 15 to 30 ft) and generally faster, more reliable and secure data transfer.
Depending upon how far from your camera you want to control it, you may be able to tether the camera to the iPad with a cable (I believe you'll need some sort of adapter for the iPad, since it doesn't have a USB port). It's not wireless, of course, but might do what you need it to do.
In either case, wired or wireless, in order to control your camera, you'll need to install EOS Utility on your computer.
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06-29-2015 01:49 PM
You can do this with a 3rd party produced called "CamRanger". It's roughly the size of a phone and attaches via a short USB cable. It includes software for smartphones, tablets (e.g. iPad) and regular computers (Mac or PC). It allows complete remote tethering control via WiFi. It also has the option to do remote tethering via an ethernet cable.
It's fairly fast. As you shoot, it sends thumbnails to the remote device (rather than the full file ... since a RAW can take a while to transfer depending on your WiFi network speeds.) It's really nice that all thumbnails come across quickly and you can choose which full-images you'd like to fetch based on the thumbnails.
06-30-2015 12:56 PM
05/18/2023: New firmware updates are available.
EOS Rebel T100 - Version 1.1.0
EOS 5D Mark IV - Version 1.4.0
EOS 6D Mark II - Version 1.2.0
PowerShot Elph 360HS - Version 126.96.36.199
PowerShot SX420 IS - Version 188.8.131.52
PowerShot 620 HS - Version 184.108.40.206
PowerShot SX720 HS - Version 220.127.116.11
PowerShot G1X Mark III - Version 18.104.22.168
PowerShot G7X Mark II - Version 22.214.171.124
PowerShot G9X Mark II - Version 126.96.36.199
04/20/2023: New firmware version 1.4.1 is available for EOS R3
03/30/2023: New firmware updates are available.
EOS 1DX Mark III- Version 1.7.1
Speedlite EL-1 - Version 1.0.2
03/30/2023: Product Advisory for EF50 F1.2 L USM
03/30/2023: Product Advisory for EOS R10
2/07/2023: New product announcements!EOS R8 EOS R50RF-S55-210mm F5-7.1 IS STMRF24-50mm F4.5-6.3 IS STMRF15-30mm F4.5-6.3 IS STM
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