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Setting up the WFT-E1 Wireless Transmitter (How To document)

 
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Jun 03, 2008 11:32 |  #1

I have been using the WFT-E1 for a while now, and always thought what a nightmare it has been actualy getting it connected, via an FTP server, to a laptop.

Well, I've finally got round to creating an instruction document, explaining in detail, via text and screen-shots, exactly how to connect and run one of these devices.

I'm not saying that this is the only way to connect it, but it works for me. Anyone spot any mistakes - please let me know!

Please note, to fit within the forum guidlines, the attached .pdf has been compressed, so images may appear a little "fuzzy" in places - in which case try adjusting the magnification in your .pdf viewer.

Enjoy!

[Edit] Now also using the WFT-E2 with my 1DsMkIII - and everything works perfectly. Setup is almost identical. I didn't use the "wizard" - just entered the numbers in the same (more-or-less) boxes. If anyone needs any help, please PM me and I'll do my best to assist.

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Jun 03, 2008 13:29 |  #2

Thanks, TJ! Link added to this from the EOS FAQ.

The WFT-E1 is used by the 1D II, 1D IIn and !Ds II, as well as the 20D, 30D and 5D. The basic procedure TJ's described, followed carefully, should work for any of these although menu specifics may vary slightly depending on your router, operating system, and camera model.


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Sep 29, 2008 12:29 |  #3

Excellent work, Thanks.
I'm shopping around for one of these at the moment.


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paul ­ talbot
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Nov 01, 2009 03:39 |  #4

hi there teejay i need abit of help with my wft-e1 could you ring me on 07809693076 or 01952 501196 or tex me and i can cll you no probs
cheers paul




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Feb 04, 2012 09:51 |  #5

Hi will your set up work on using a canon eos 1d mkII with the wft-e1 work ok if my router is a NETGEAR ?"as you say a belkin" And my laptop is a windows 7?:rolleyes:

I need to be abble to trans the photos to my laptop from about 100Mt away ,
what is the best set-up for this to work ??
I will be out side as I am a event photog
Any help will be nice !

Rob




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Mar 17, 2016 07:30 |  #6

New to the forum and looking for help setting up a WFT-E1 Wireless Transmitter but can't see the link to this how to pdf ?




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Jun 28, 2016 03:55 |  #7

TeeJay - where are your instructions?
I need to set up my WFT-E2A and EOS 1DsMk3 for a job in a few days time and could use some help!
Thanks

Kev


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Jul 01, 2016 12:58 |  #8

Now I've mainly used the network transfer feature with the 7D and 1DX, but my experience indicates that the best way is to use FTP.

Install the free Filezilla FTP server in your computer. Thus you get the same FTP server regardless of which operating system you have.
Configure an account for your camera.
Use the connection guide to do an FTP connection, either ad-hoc or via an infrastructure, to the Filezilla server.
Select if you want every picture you take or only those you select to be transferred. I frequently set it up to save a small jpeg together with the real image (RAW or jpeg). Then just transfer the small one for review on the computer. It saves a considerable amount of transfer time.

Canon themselves have a lot of WFT related guides (external link) at their CDLC web site.


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