Canon WFT-E5A Wireless File Transmitter

September 2, 2009 | Mark Goldstein | Accessories | 6 Comments |
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The Canon WFT-E5A is a new wireless file transmitter (WFT) for the EOS 7D DSLR camera. Connectivity options includie IEEE802.11a/b/g and Ethernet, geotagging is possible via Bluetooth, and it can also transfer and display images on DLNA televisions and photo frames. Photographers can fire up to 10 cameras simultaneously from across the room or across the country while maintaining control over camera settings and remote live view on a laptop or smart phone. The Canon WFT-E5A wireless file transmitter is scheduled to be available in early November and sell at an estimated retail price of $699.99.

Canon USA Press Release

Canon is announcing the availability of the new WFT-E5A wireless file transmitter (WFT) exclusively for the EOS 7D Digital SLR camera. The WFT-E5A wireless transmitter offers professional photographers a wide range of digital connectivity options including IEEE802.11a/b/g and Ethernet, ideal for commercial and studio work. The WFT-E5A wireless file transmitter opens the door to new possibilities in remote and Geotagged shooting applications. Photographers can fire up to 10 cameras simultaneously from across the room or across the country while maintaining control over camera settings and remote live view on a laptop or smart phone. The WFT-E5A wireless transmitter can also transfer and display images on DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) compatible televisions and photo frames. Geotagging is now possible via Bluetooth, using compatible GPS devices to append coordinate data to the images.

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#1 text to screen

Can you use this unit to upload photos directly to Flickr.com using a public wifi?

3:08 am - Monday, November 2, 2009

#2 chai tee

What do you mean with the Canon bluetooth adapter? Doesn't the WFT-E5A have a built in bluetooth? So it can be connected with any bluetooth gps device. You need to connect a? adapter for that? Please explain.

9:29 am - Monday, January 4, 2010

#3 charlie

Can you do multi-camera shooting for video and still do wireless transfer?

7:00 am - Saturday, February 27, 2010

#4 text messaging software

Hi "charlie" I think you can do that.

4:18 pm - Monday, March 1, 2010

#5 charlie

Thanks text messaging software, would you happen to know what one might use for that?

im on 3 canon 7d, that are set in 3 location around my subject.

any help would be appreciated.

4:57 pm - Monday, March 1, 2010

#6 Charles Armstrong

how can i connect my wft e5a to my android phone and have live view

12:32 pm - Tuesday, April 16, 2013