WFT-E9: Preparation

Article ID: ART176448 | Date published: 02/03/2020 | Date last updated: 09/15/2023






  • [FTP trans.]

    A computer with one of the following operating systems is needed. In addition, the computer must be set up as an FTP server in advance.

    • Windows 10 (ver. 1607 or later)
    • Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1 Pro
    • Windows 7 (Professional, Enterprise, or Ultimate Edition for 32- or 64-bit systems, SP1 or higher)

    For instructions on setting up a computer as an FTP server, refer to the documentation provided with each device or contact the manufacturer.

    Note that the following operating systems cannot be used because FTP server functionality is not provided.

    • Windows 7 Home Premium
  • [EOS Utility]

    Requires a computer with EOS Utility (EOS software) installed.

    For EOS Utility installation instructions, visit the Canon website.

  • [Browser Remote]

    Use of [Browser Remote] requires a device on which one of the following browsers is installed.

    • iOS13: Safari 13
    • iPadOS13: Safari 13
    • Android 8, 9, 10: Chrome
    • macOS: Safari 13
    • Windows 10: Chrome
    • Windows 10: Edge

    Operation on the above web browsers cannot be guaranteed for all terminals.

    Not available unless the web browser is set to allow cookies.

    Not available unless the web browser is set to use JavaScript.

    Movies cannot be played back unless the web browser supports HTML 5.

  • [LinkedShot]

    You can perform linked shooting using multiple compatible cameras with WFT series transmitters attached. This feature lets you link up to 10 receiver cameras to the sender camera on which you will release the shutter. Note that there will be a slight delay after you release the sender camera shutter before the receiver cameras shoot. Movie shooting is not supported.

    For subsequent operations, see Linked Shooting.

  • [Sync time between cameras]

    You can set the sender camera time to up to 10 receiver cameras. Note that even after synchronization, there will be a margin of error between sender and receiver camera times.

    Set up multiple cameras of the same camera model with WFT-E9 series transmitters attached.

    For subsequent operations, see Synchronizing the Camera Time.

When connecting via Wireless LAN

Connect the target device to be connected to the camera to the access point in advance.


  • Transferring Movies over Wireless LAN

  • Because of the large size of individual movie files, wireless LAN file transmission takes some time. Set up an environment where each device can achieve stable communication with the access point and the transmitter by referring to the information in Wireless Function Notes.




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