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Jan 07, 2011 22:34 |  #1

Is there any way I can get a remote live view of my 50D on my iPad? I know there's a way to do it with my laptop, but it'd be nice to be able to use an iPad, which is much smaller and lighter to carry around. I do some high-angle photography with my 50D on a remote pole. If I run a USB cable out of the camera, I can see where it's pointed and not waste so much time and card space trying to capture the right shot.




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Jan 07, 2011 22:36 |  #2

Download the DSLR Remote app


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Jan 07, 2011 22:39 |  #3

7D_Sniper wrote in post #11596140external link
Download the DSLR Remote app

I saw that app, but it still requires my camera be connected to a computer (with wi-fi), then I access that computer with my iPad. I want to eliminate the computer altogether. I don't need to control the camera from the iPad, I just want to be able to see through the lens with the iPad. I can fire the shutter with my wireless remote.




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Jan 07, 2011 22:55 |  #4

I searched to no avail sorry


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Jan 07, 2011 22:59 |  #5

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Jan 08, 2011 09:32 |  #6

The new Eye-Fi Direct Mode feature looks promising (being able to connect directly to the Eye-Fi cards from an iPad app), of course this depends on you being able to use an Eye-Fi SD adaptor (either direct SD or thru a CF adaptor).


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Jan 08, 2011 10:17 |  #7

Eye-Fi is just a transmission after the picture is taken, OP wants to see through the lens on the iPad in live view


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Jan 09, 2011 17:55 |  #8

Use one of the WFT grips (don't remember if theynmake one for the xxD series or not)

You get live view and camera control over a http web server run off of a wireless network or ad-hoc network

The downside, the grips are expensive as hell!

(on a side note, there is a company called blueslr....I think...that is working on something similar and cheaper, however only a Nixon comparable model is out now, although they are working on a canon version)


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Jan 09, 2011 17:57 |  #9

get an eeepc or something like that. half the price of the ipad, about the same weight, 20x the storage, same size screen...




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Jan 09, 2011 17:57 |  #10

LostInInaka wrote in post #11606379external link
Use one of the WFT grips (don't remember if theynmake one for the xxD series or not)

You get live view and camera control over a http web server run off of a wireless network or ad-hoc network

The downside, the grips are expensive as hell!

(on a side note, there is a company called blueslr....I think...that is working on something similar and cheaper, however only a Nixon comparable model is out now, although they are working on a canon version)

yeah that is the link that I posted was a guy showing how to hook up the wifi grip for live view.


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Jan 10, 2011 22:21 |  #11

Wft or DSLR remote pro, either way there is a computer ( laptop involved ), DSLR remote pro, will connect to more cameras.


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Jan 10, 2011 22:50 |  #12

Here you go no iPad but also no computer

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Jan 11, 2011 01:19 |  #13

^^ very interesting, if that thing could run the Zoom Ring they would sell out, it has all the ability of the iPad setup or the wft's.

At it's price and size, it has all the other setup's pushed out.


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Feb 11, 2011 21:57 |  #14

FYI: a slew of Windows tabs are about to be released. You can run your standard Canon software on them because they run full Windows 7. Additionally, many are coming with both HDMI & USB support. Viewsonic is releasing one that runs both Windows & Android and Lenovo is coming out with one that boots Android as a tablet but you can also snap it into a laptop shell and it boots to Windows. Seems like you get a lot more for your $$, not to mention Flash support.


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Apr 02, 2011 18:16 |  #15

Try the Shuttersnitch ap and the wireless grip fro canon


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