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DIY Wireless tethering USB solution

May 18th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Amazing DIY solution to wireless thethering is described here, with much discussion here.

Particularly interesting is that this is doing standard USB so it matters not what type of camera, software, computer etc you are using.

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Why is there no Bluetooth on DSLRs?

December 1st, 2008 · 1 Comment

Bluetooth in cameras. – the benefits many and all very useful.

It’s a good point isn’t it? It would open up so many possibilities.

Or is it because the camera makers want to sell expensive WiFi solutions for wireless remote access?

RAW files over a bluetooth connection are not going to be fun though.

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D300 Remote Control Script

June 17th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Update: This is now obsolete for two reasons, firstly remote is built into windows, and secondly for advance use you have the DIYPhotobits.com Camera Control 1.0 application.

I wrote yesterday about why I need this script to be a remote shutter release for my Nikon D300 so today here are the details of what you need, and how to use it.  Oh, and why not use one of the cheap 3rd party remotes

 (e.g. Phottix N1

or Cleon N8), a real remote like a ML-3 or a MC-DC1 Remote cord?  Well if I can DIY I’d always like to try that first!

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Tags: Software