Tag Archives: Wi-Fi

Nikon D850 QDSLRDashboard connection workaround (Wi-Fi without SnapBridge)

A reader sent me this video demonstrating how to setup a Wi-Fi connection between the D850 and an Apple iOS devices:

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Nikon can get in trouble for D500 Wi-Fi false advertising in Germany

  The German website heise.de reports that Nikon has received a “cease and desist order” (?) from a German D500 camera owner for falsely advertising the camera as Wi-Fi enabled. The WLAN only works with Bluetooth but not as a standalone Wi-Fi device as the advertisements suggest (Bluetooth connection to SnapBridge needed). Here is the translation:

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The rumored new Nikon iOS app will able to update firmware, add features, sync custom settings of Wi-Fi enabled cameras

Update: the new Nikon app may also offer transfer of images from camera to iPhone. Back in June I reported that iOS engineers were working on a new project with Nikon USA at the main Apple campus in Cupertino. Here is an update on the rumored new iOS app:

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This new Airnef utility can download files from a WiFi-equipped Nikon camera to a computer

Airnef is a new, open-source utility for downloading/transferring images and movies from a WiFi-equipped Nikon camera to a computer. Airnef runs on Windows, Mac, and Linux. It supports all Nikon cameras that have built-in WiFi interfaces, along with those using external Nikon WU-1a and WU-1b WiFi adapters. Airnef may also work with Nikon’s WT-4A and WT-5A […]

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Make sure to setup a password when using the Wi-Fi feature of the Nikon D750 *UPDATED*

Update – I do not have a Nikon D750 handy, but my understanding is that the Wi-Fi is turned off by default. If you turn on the Wi-Fi capabilities of the D750, you have to make sure you setup a password for the wireless network, otherwise anyone with a smart device can access and download your […]

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No GPS or Wi-Fi functionality in the Nikon D610

A quick update to the Nikon D610 specifications I reported last week – the D610 will not have built-in GPS or Wi-Fi capabilities. I guess those features will first make their appearance in the D5300.

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Nikon WU-1a wireless mobile adapter hacked to work with the Nikon D800

Joe Fitz was able to hack the Nikon WU-1a wireless mobile adapter and make it work with the Nikon D800 camera. The Nikon WU-1a was designed to work only with the D3200. Recently, Nikon released also the WU-1b that is compatible with the D600 and Nikon 1 V2. More details on the Joe’s project can be found in this […]

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Nikon D800/D800E cameras are currently not compatible with Eye-Fi cards

Eye-Fi posted an advisory that their wireless memory cards are currently not compatible with the Nikon D800/E DSLR cameras:

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