Canon Wi-Fi Adapter W-E1 compatible with Remote on iPad?

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Re: Canon Wi-Fi Adapter W-E1 compatible with Remote on iPad?

Post by Stas Yatsenko » 27.09.2018 11:28

It's live view that chews power. Turn it off when you don't need it to conserve battery charge.

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Re: Canon Wi-Fi Adapter W-E1 compatible with Remote on iPad?

Post by dxjunky » 23.10.2018 00:55

Hello Stas,

i have the same issue by using an iPad (A1893) iOS 12.0 Model MR7K2FD/A and Helicon Remote (actual Version, Lifetime lic) in combination with a Canon EOS 5DS / W-E1 and a 64GB CF-Card.
My camera also stops working after taken the first Picture and starts the secound Picture. The Mirror Flips up and the Body sleeps until a timeout or stop of the Helicon Remote. The same behavior on an Android TAB A 2016 (Android V7.0).

Some iOS and Android versions has passed since i had used the Android pad. To find out if the the any other Things could be responsible to stop the Show, i had successfully used them with the EOS 5D MK4 and EOS80D in the same way as the EOS5DS /W-E1. They are works proper as expected on both tablets.

It would be nice if helicon-remote works the same way as the other bodies i have available to use. I understand that the Wifi sdcard Adapter is not powerful as an build-in WiFi Card. I guess that Canon has some magic tricks left, that the Canon Utility works without issues. A complex System as a modern Body and without the details about the internals is a hard Job.
This is just an Information about my issues - not more. I can use the other bodies who are works proper with Helicon Remote.

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Re: Canon Wi-Fi Adapter W-E1 compatible with Remote on iPad?

Post by Stas Yatsenko » 23.10.2018 10:19

Thank you for the information. Unfortunately, we still don't know what prevents W-E1 from working with Helicon Remote.

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Re: Canon Wi-Fi Adapter W-E1 compatible with Remote on iPad?

Post by dxjunky » 06.11.2018 02:50

Hi Stas,

did you have news about the W-E1 issue?

DXJUNKY


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Re: Canon Wi-Fi Adapter W-E1 compatible with Remote on iPad?

Post by brentbristol » 29.11.2018 21:11

Oddly the W-E1 Wi-Fi adapter works brilliantly with the Windows implementation of Remote. I have successfully completed stacks wirelessly using the W-E1 adapter and a Windows 10 laptop. It is only the IOS version that stumbles. There seems to be some minor glitch in the IOS version that prevents successful completion.

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Re: Canon Wi-Fi Adapter W-E1 compatible with Remote on iPad?

Post by stshaw » 07.04.2019 20:22

So this still seems to be a problem. After a couple of shots the camera locks. Disappointing as the website clearly states compatible with CANON 5DSR :-(

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Re: Canon Wi-Fi Adapter W-E1 compatible with Remote on iPad?

Post by Stas Yatsenko » 08.04.2019 11:16

Actually, all the info on our website is correct as long as you take it literally and don't try to infer anything that's not actually stated there. 5DS R is perfectly supported via USB connection on Mac, Windows and Android, so of course it's listed as compatible. But you're on iOS, where only Wi-Fi works, so you need to look at the list of supported Wi-Fi cameras further down the page. There you will find 5DS / 5DS R + WFT-E7A. We don't list W-E1 as compatible even though it does work on Windows and Mac (and probably Android, too, not sure about that).

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