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5d Mk 3 and Wifi options
I need to upgrade from my 6D to a camera body with dual menu slots and equal or better ISO and dynamic range and more than af points. I shoot births, weddings, and other areas but experience it’s irresponsible to shoot a wedding or birth without the dual slot, However, I dear the Wifi feature of the 6D and use information technology oft.
I’d like to stay Canon just can’t beget the Mk iv when it comes out. I’k considering the Mark iii, but want to know if there is any software, gadgets, etc under $200 that I can use to requite me the ability to transfer selected files from the camera or bill of fare to my Android.
Thank you in advance.
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Re: 5d Mk iii and Wifi options
I need to upgrade from my 6D to a camera body with dual card slots and equal or better ISO and dynamic range and more than af points. I shoot births, weddings, and other areas but feel information technology’s irresponsible to shoot a wedding or birth without the dual slot, All the same, I love the Wifi feature of the 6D and utilise it often.
I’d like to stay Canon but can’t afford the Mk 4 when it comes out. I’g considering the Marker 3, but want to know if there is any software, gadgets, etc under $200 that I can utilise to give me the power to transfer selected files from the camera or card to my Android.
Thanks in advance.
There are rumours, possibly they qualify as leaks, that Catechism will presently denote a wifi carte du jour that fits in an SD slot. Nothing new in that location? Yep there is: it is suggested that not only will image transfer exist possible, just also camera remote control, not possible with 3rd-party wifi cards. If this happens and the 5DIII receives the necessary firmware upgrade, it could be what yo need.
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If all you need is to transfer JPEG files to your Android/iPhone for immediate electronic mail and sharing, the Center-fi SD menu works nifty.
I salvage raw files to the CF card and jpeg to the eyefi in the SD slot. If all I want is to post on Facebook while traveling, so the small S2 is good plenty. If I want to email to people in the photo, then S1 is better.
The Heart-Fi Mobi is easy to utilize. You just download and install the app, type in the code that comes with the card. You are done. From at present on, every photograph saved to the card volition be transferred to your phone. My Android phone automatically switches network whenever it detects the eye-fi card with photos not yet transferred. You can plough on/off the Wi-Fi from the camera. Canon worked with Center-fi to back up it on the menu.
The down side is that Eye-Fi has relatively slow Wi-Fi, about 1 MB per second. (I don’t know how fast the 6D transfers). It is definitely not intended to exist a carte reader replacement. If you lot want to control which file to transfer, then y’all demand the pro version which lets you configure the card past plugging information technology into a PC.
I see Eye-fi every bit a stop gap solution every bit more and more than cameras will come with WiFi. Then far, Eye-fi app is much easier to use than camera makers’ native apps. Since Eye-fi cannot control the camera remotely, camera apps will have over. I dubiousness anyone will still apply it in five years.
Meanwhile, I still use i 16G Eye-Fi Mobi card on my 5DMk3 and EOS-M by moving it from one camera to another.
Another affiche mentioned that Canon may denote a better Wi-Fi adaptor. If I were you, I will hold off buying anything until and then.
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