Helicon FB Tube – Setting up

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  1. To mount the tube on the camera body align the red dots on the camera body and the tube and turn the tube clockwise


  2. Mount the lens on the tube the same way as you attach it to the camera body. Align the red dots and turn until it click-locks


  3. Adjust the camera settings according to the recommendations on the Configuration page.

  4. Switch your camera to Live View mode

  5. Install the Helicon FB Tube Configuration Utility on your device. It's available for Win, Mac OS, Android and iOS.


  6. Open the Helicon FB Tube Configuration Utility and choose the Camera type, the Lens, the Aperture and press ‘Proceed’ button


  7. Insert the transmitter into the audio port of your device. Or use the connection cable if needed


  8. Set the media volume on your device to maximum


  9. Touch the receiver on the tube with the IR transmitter, press the 'Send' button in the Helicon FB Tube Configuration Utility.

    for Canon DSLRs



    for Nikon DSLRs





  10. Wait while the LED indicator on the Helicon FB Tube flashes until it stops - the configuration has been successfully completed.