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Old 30-12-2011, 09:43 PM
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DSLR controller for Android: AWESOME !

Recently I downloaded DSLR Controller and installed it on my Galaxy S2.
I tried it out on my 40d but works nearly as good as the EOS Utility from Canon for OSX or Windows.
Nearly, as downloading images to the Android device is not supported yet but that is not a big deal.
It is now possible focusing on the (red foil wrapped) Android screen (with 10x) rather than a laptop, much more convenient. And presetting the exposure time for B(ulb).
It is still in beta but is usable.

Does somebody have experience with this ?
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Old 31-12-2011, 09:49 AM
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I've used a similar iPhone app called DSLR Remote which has some very nice functionality including live view & image review, the problem with any or all of these is the lack of intervalometer and long exposure control, simply being able to set existing camera shutter times i.e. the maximum value of 30 seconds or allowing manual shutter control is little more than a novelty. This app may have potential, but without image pre/review it's already behind other offerings and without decent interval/ shutter timer control it's as good as useless.
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Old 29-06-2014, 04:49 PM
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Great. Timelapse's

Thought we would share some new developments in Apps and wifi connections !

Cheap way of making your DSLR wireless ! And making a Great bulb ramping Timelapse.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Our-AxmrDJM

You can update to qdslrdashboard

http://vimeo.com/98587699

Download files below (FREE )


http://dslrdashboard.info/downloads/

https://drive.google.com/folderview?...p=sharing#list

Will also work with dslr controller for Android

This is the cheap way of making a Camranger clone for Android !

http://dslrcontroller.com


Ebay listing below

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/TP-Link-T...d83b102&_uhb=1

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Old 29-06-2014, 10:36 PM
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Saw your post, then found this...

http://www.cameramator.com/

Not sure if it is any good but looks the part, bit pricey, but fun!

Cheers
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Old 30-06-2014, 06:30 AM
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$299 plus shipping versus $53 free shipping and bulb ramping feature for smooth day to night Timelapse .
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Old 01-07-2014, 04:03 PM
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DSLR Bot

Have you tried DSLR bot? This cheap app operates as an intervalometer.
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Old 01-07-2014, 04:39 PM
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Interesting App.

Qdslrdashboard ( ramps )changes the ISO on you dslr as is it goes from day to night for a smooth transition Timelapse and less flicker .

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Old 02-07-2014, 05:20 AM
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Have you tried DSLR bot? This cheap app operates as an intervalometer.
That's awesome; thanks for that mate. Looks like I'll be building a little IR transmitter for my iPhone soon!
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Old 02-07-2014, 10:08 AM
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With the Wifi connected to you DSLR you can download pictures you take to your android tablet and use it to confirm focus as well plus a lot of other good functions as well ......

Just waiting on the TL-MR3040 to charge for the first time then flash the new firmware on to it then connect it to the canon 5D mark 3 and start taking pics from from our Android tablet with Qdslrdashboard ( Free ).
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Old 02-07-2014, 10:23 AM
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Thanks for the update Cathy.

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Old 02-07-2014, 11:07 AM
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Hi Andrew,
You and others are welcome to join in !


I would hate to hear the price of a canon wifi Grip at least near the 1k mark !

At least I got a great wifi for my Canon 5D Mark 3 for $53 delivered ....
Battery is charged time to flash the firmware !


More updates later today .....
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For The First time use it worked well !
Took about 10 mins to do the firmware hack .

Picture below is of the TLink MR-3040 connected to the mini USB port on the canon 5D Mark 2 with the canon cable that come with the camera.

App was Qdslrdashboard.

Works well have to fix a password and ssid

The TL-ML3040 has a 2000MAH battery in it .
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Old 02-07-2014, 08:18 PM
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Does somebody have experience with this ?
I think its great. I've been using it for a while to control my camera using a 1st gen Nexus 7, and have had many happy hours of sitting under the stars while it does all the work
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Old 05-07-2014, 08:28 PM
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qdslrdashboard

A very useful AP.
Works with Nikon and does what Nikon charged $200+ (Camera Control 2)

I bought an Android Tablet for $99 from Kmart and a OTG cable from Jaycar.

I may try the WiFi connection later, but the simplicity of a cable appeals to me.
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Old 18-07-2014, 09:43 AM
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Thought we would share some new developments in Apps and wifi connections !

Cheap way of making your DSLR wireless ! And making a Great bulb ramping Timelapse.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Our-AxmrDJM

You can update to qdslrdashboard

http://vimeo.com/98587699

Download files below (FREE )


http://dslrdashboard.info/downloads/

https://drive.google.com/folderview?...p=sharing#list

Will also work with dslr controller for Android

This is the cheap way of making a Camranger clone for Android !

http://dslrcontroller.com


Ebay listing below

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/TP-Link-T...d83b102&_uhb=1
UPDATE UPDATE UPDATE UPDATE UPDATE


NEW Firmware update has now fixed a lot of bugs and allowed the ssid name and password now to be saved... link Below also new versions of QDslrDashboard now for Downloading !


http://dslrdashboard.info/downloads/

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Old 15-09-2014, 10:13 PM
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Update

Now works on IOS

http://dslrdashboard.info

Just bought the iOS app version and tried it out with the canon 5d mark 2 and works great

Much cheaper than a Camranger !

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Old 18-09-2014, 08:11 AM
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Ios 8

i have put the new iOS 8 on my iPhone and my iPad and now Qdslrdashboard when I click on the icon to start the app it tries to open then disappears ?
It worked fine with iOS 7 so hoping they release a fix for this soon.

Same app on Android works great !

just the new iOS version has the problem with IOS 8
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Old 18-09-2014, 08:40 AM
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Installed this on my Galaxy S3 very picky on if it works or not. Installed on S5 same deal. starts then stops. Often can't find the camera.
Yes I have to correct cable. Have emailed/reported issues. No one seems to want to help.
Installed Magic Lantern. No more issue. But yes it would be nice to control the camera remotely
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Old 18-09-2014, 08:49 AM
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Hi peter have you got the latest firmware on the Tplink MR 3040 Router ?
We used it the other day for studio work on our samsung Galaxay 10.1 2014 Edition without a problem.
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Old 18-09-2014, 09:15 AM
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TP Link?
I'm going straight from Phone to camera. No router. Had to but a special USB cable to link it.
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