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I just used an ipad on a shoot and it changed how I want to tether in the future.

 
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May 09, 2018 13:46 |  #1

So on shoots I always tether to my laptop, 17 inch screen. It has its pros and cons of course. Pros I can do edits , cons the camera gets disconnected randomly, cables and its heavy.

But my laptop was off being repaired so I had to use my ipad. I loved it. It was light, portable and the pics are great. I cant edit on it because I am using the Canon pic transfer software.

But the thing is I need a new ipad, this one is a few years old and if this is the tethering method I will use in future then I would like a newer faster tablet. So with that being said, does anyone else use this method to tether and are there any tablets anyone recommends?


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May 09, 2018 16:31 |  #2

I use iPad pro 9.7 and 12.9 inch models via Camranger. My only con is the lag time if I use full size jpegs to preview. Forget the full size Raws.

Otherwise I love it and the clients appreciate it too.

I have been tethering to my Mac desktop via Tether Tools 32' cables into Lightroom, displayed on a large LED screen when I shoot models and portraits lately. It's good to be able to show them results on the fly with my basic develop presets applied.


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May 14, 2018 17:40 |  #3

I use a surface pro for tethering. shot in raw. transfer raw tweak and if near wifi upload or if really needed mooch off cell phone for data upload. Expensive way off doing it.yep. Even better, new suface pro for lots of dollars has built in cell connection.




  
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May 15, 2018 12:00 |  #4

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I use a surface pro for tethering. shot in raw. transfer raw tweak and if near wifi upload or if really needed mooch off cell phone for data upload. Expensive way off doing it.yep. Even better, new suface pro for lots of dollars has built in cell connection.

How fast are the transfers?


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May 16, 2018 09:57 as a reply to  @ amairphoto's post |  #5

Transfer is quick. Wireless not much slower. What camera do you use?




  
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filmuser wrote in post #18626710 (external link)
Transfer is quick. Wireless not much slower. What camera do you use?

A 5DmkIV


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May 16, 2018 17:50 |  #7

I like the ability to wirelesly transfer images to my smart phone from my sony camera. Its quick and very useful


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