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Nikon Wireless Transmitter Utility 1.5.0 released

Nikon released version 1.5.0 of their Wireless Transmitter Utility. This software is for photographers who use the Communication Unit UT-1 ($374.95), the Wireless Transmitter WT-4 ($749), WT-5 ($559) or the Ethernet feature built into the D4 and D4s cameras. Here are the changes introduced in the new version:

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Nikon Capture NX 2.4.1, Camera Control Pro 2.14.0, Wireless Transmitter Utility 1.4.0, more firmware updates released

Today Nikon released new software and firmware updates for several different products. The main change has been adding support for the Nikon D7100 camera. Here are the full details with download links:

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Revisiting the alternative Wi-Fi solution for Nikon D4

The $30 Wi-Fi solution for Nikon D4 described in this post had one limitation – the Wi-Fi bridge did not act as an access point and needed an established Wi-Fi network in order to operate. This setup can be further improved if you use an USB solar battery charger (around $15 on eBay) and the […]

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Another alternative $44 Wi-Fi solution for Nikon D4

This guest post describes another (see also this post) Wi-Fi solution for Nikon D4 by Nick O’Donnell: Like most of you I love spending a boat load of money on things I won’t be using very much. Yeah, right. The Nikon D4 is one heck of a camera with seemingly every capability the could stuff into […]

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DIY $30 WiFi solution for Nikon D4 and other smart phone additions for your camera

The NR reader Voudas sent me this inexpensive alternative for controlling your NikonD4 camera through WiFi: “The idea was to connect the small VAP11G portable WiFi bridge device (available on eBay and Amazon) to the D4’s Ethernet port in order to use it through WiFi. I setup the Ethernet connection of the D4 and then used the VAP11G […]

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Nikon WT-5A wireless transmitter now available for pre-order

B&H is now taking pre-orders for the new Nikon WT-5A wireless transmitter that was announced with the Nikon D4 camera. Update: WT-5A is also available on Adorama. Here are two demo videos of the Nikon WT-5A wireless transmitter:

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The official announcement: Nikon D4, AF-S Nikkor 85mm f/1.8G lens, Wireless Transmitter WT-5

Nikon D4, AF-S Nikkor 85mm f/1.8G lens, Wireless Transmitter WT-5 are now officially announced! Nikon D4 related links: @Nikon Imaging @Nikon.com Nikon D4 brochure Sample images More samples @Nikon China Joe McNally on shooting with the Nikon D4 Nikkor 85mm f/1.8G lens related links: @Nikon.com @Nikon Imaging Sample images Pre-order options: Nikon D4 B&H | Adorama | J&R | OneCall | Ritz Camera | Jessops (UK) | Amazon | DigitalRev Nikon D4 accessories Nikon […]

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Also coming soon: new Nikon WT-5 wireless transmitter

I expect Nikon to announce a new WT-5 wireless transmitter with their upcoming D800 or D4 DSLR cameras – add this to the list of upcoming products. The new unit will be mountable on the camera and will be very compact. I do not have any more details at that point. I believe the current Nikon WT-4A […]

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