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Wireless WU-1a module?

Mike Halliwell , Apr 19, 2012; 06:07 a.m.

http://www.nikonusa.com/Nikon-Products/Product/Wireless/27081/WU-1a-Wireless-Mobile-Adapter.html#tab-ProductDetail-ProductTabs-Overview

Not even a planned app for Windows? and what is that SOCKET?

Interesting idea, 'beaming' 24MP images via Wi-Fi 11b/g/n.... about 49ft.......for $60!


Hummmm... with 2 parabolic dishes and line-of-site.....I wonder if this might be useful.


The other Nikon wireless stuff is madly overpriced and no so user-friendly.

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Ilkka Nissila , Apr 19, 2012; 06:25 a.m.

It's a pity that the D800 didn't get either of the new compact wireless units; the WT-5 or the WU-1a.

Mike Halliwell , Apr 19, 2012; 06:42 a.m.

+1 Ilkka !! Big omission by someone!

The market for >500m line-of-sight image transfer for files from camera > vehicle based selling area, is pretty small I guess, but it's there. I often have to rely on trials bikes to carry CF cards to a lorry (I can see) from a fixed point (I can't leave) in a field next to a horse jump.

Peter Hamm , Apr 19, 2012; 06:55 a.m.

It's only for the new D3200.

Andy L , Apr 19, 2012; 09:10 a.m.

It only works with the D3200 and, apparently, requires an Android device. iStuff app expected in the fall. Maybe in the next generation they'll have figured out how to do this without needing to keep the little door open.

Ilkka Nissila , Apr 19, 2012; 09:59 a.m.

WU-1a has 15 m range, so it's for studio use (WT-5 range is 180 m more suitable for remote control applications).

Mike Halliwell , Apr 19, 2012; 10:29 a.m.

Indeed, WT-5a for D4 only but @ $900+, is just not going to happen.

Peter, so far that is! :-)

Stan Krol , Apr 19, 2012; 11:41 p.m.

Is it possible to do this with an EyeFi SD card and an SD to CF adapter for a D300?
Stan

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