Canon W-E1 Instruction Manual PDF

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Summary of Content for Canon W-E1 Instruction Manual PDF

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In this manual, the terms wireless and wireless LAN are used as general terms for Wi-Fi and Canons original wireless functions... The term access point indicates wireless LAN terminals (wireless LAN access points, wireless LAN routers, etc... ) that relay wireless LAN connection...

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This manual consists of the following five sections: Getting Started, Easy Connection, Advanced Connection, When Connected, and Reference... After preparing to connect in Getting Started, follow the diagram below and see the corresponding pages according to your needs...

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Safety Precautions... 8

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Using EOS Utility ... 60

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Index ... 96

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The following precautions are provided to prevent harm or injury to yourself and others... Make sure to thoroughly understand and follow these precautions before using the product... If you experience any malfunctions, problems, or damage to the product, contact the nearest Canon Service Center or the dealer from whom you purchased the product...

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Display the [Wi-Fi function] screen... (Steps 1 and 2 on page 16) Select a Wi-Fi function and establish a connection... For further settings, see Easy Connection or Advanced Connection...

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This chapter describes the preparation necessary for using the W-E1s Wi-Fi functions and the basic operations...

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Images cannot be recorded on the W-E1... Be sure to prepare a CF card for recording images... If a CF card is not inserted, [Unsupported card for recording] appears on the LCD monitor when you turn on the power or release the shutter...

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First, insert the W-E1 into the camera and set a nickname (for identification) for the camera... When you are connecting the camera to another device wirelessly, the nickname will be displayed on the device... Be sure to set a nickname as otherwise you cannot set the wireless functions...

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dialog and press <0>... The [Wi-Fi function] screen will appear... Select the Wi-Fi device to connect to (p... 16)...

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Entering text In the bottom area, use <5> or <9> to select a character, then press <0> to enter it... You can check how many characters you have entered and how many more can be entered by referring to [*/*] on the upper right of the screen...

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power switch, card slot cover, battery compartment cover, Mode Dial, Live View shooting/Movie shooting switch, or other parts... Otherwise, the wireless connection may be terminated...

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* is not displayed when the camera is connected with [Easy connection] or [Camera access point mode]...

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To use [q] (Connect to smartphone), a smartphone on which iOS or Android is installed is necessary... In addition, the dedicated application Camera Connect (free of charge) must be installed on the smartphone... Camera Connect can be downloaded from the App Store or Google

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Wireless Function Operation Flowchart (Easy Connection)

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To connect using a Wi-Fi access point or connect manually in camera access point mode, see Advanced Connection (p... 33)...

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The camera and a smartphone can be directly connected wirelessly... To establish connection, operations on the smartphone are required... For details, refer to the smartphones instruction manual...

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When connecting by selecting [Easy connection], _Canon0A is displayed at the end of the SSID...

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screen is displayed on the cameras LCD monitor, start Camera Connect on the smartphone...

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After a message is displayed, the cameras LCD monitor will turn off... The LCD panel will also turn off and the cameras buttons and dials will be disabled...

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Settings may be disabled when an older version of software is used... Install a version of EOS Utility that is compatible with this camera...

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The camera and a computer can be directly connected wirelessly... To establish a connection, operations on the computer are required...

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When connecting by selecting [Easy connection], _Canon0A is displayed at the end of the SSID...

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following message is displayed... ****** represents the last six digits of the MAC address of the W-E1...

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Once pairing is complete, there is no need to perform pairing from the next time on if you continue using the same camera and computer together without changing the settings...

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* These instructions should be followed only after each device, such as a smartphone, is connected to a Wi-Fi access point...

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This section mainly explains how to connect using a Wi- Fi access point... When you connect to a Wi-Fi access point, you can use the following functions:

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This camera supports the following options for [Authentication] and [Encryption settings]... Therefore, when connecting to a detected network manually, the encryption used by the access point must be one of the following... [Authentication]: Open system, Shared key, or WPA/WPA2-PSK [Encryption settings]: WEP, TKIP, or AES

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This is a connection mode available when using an access point compatible with WPS... In pushbutton connection mode (PBC mode), the camera and the access point can be connected simply by pressing the WPS button on the access point... If multiple access points are active in the surrounding area, it may be

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For details about where the button is located and how long to press it, refer to the access points instruction manual...

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The IP address can only be set automatically in environments using DHCP servers, or access points or routers with DHCP server functionality, such that the IP addresses, etc... are required to be assigned automatically...

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This section explains how to set the screens for the Wi-Fi function... Read the page that introduces the selected Wi-Fi function...

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This is a connection mode available when using an access point compatible with WPS... In PIN code connection mode (PIN mode), an 8- digit identification number specified on the camera is set at the access point to establish a connection... Even if there are multiple access points active in the surrounding

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For instructions on setting PIN codes at the access point, refer to the access points instruction manual...

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The IP address can only be set automatically in environments using DHCP servers, or access points or routers with DHCP server functionality, such that the IP addresses, etc... are required to be assigned automatically...

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This section explains how to set the screens for the Wi-Fi function... Read the page that introduces the selected Wi-Fi function...

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Establish a connection by selecting the SSID (or ESS-ID) of the access point to connect to from a list of active access points nearby...

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To search for access points again, select [Refresh]... To configure settings for the access point manually, select [Manual

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Enter the encryption key (password) specified for the access point... For details on the specified encryption key, refer to the access points instruction manual...

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The IP address can only be set automatically in environments using DHCP servers, or access points or routers with DHCP server functionality, such that the IP addresses, etc... are required to be assigned automatically...

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This section explains how to set the screens for the Wi-Fi function... Read the page that introduces the selected Wi-Fi function...

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In camera access point mode, the following two connection methods are available... [Easy connection]: See Easy

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Reconnecting and Adding Settings Reconnecting... p... 64 Registering Multiple Connection Settings ... p... 66

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View images stored in the camera on a smartphone or save viewed images to a smartphone...

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You can use a smartphone with Camera Connect installed to view images stored in the camera or perform remote shooting, etc...

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The connection will also be terminated if you operate the Live View shooting/Movie shooting switch, turn the Mode Dial, or open the card slot cover or battery compartment cover...

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You can specify images viewable on a smartphone by operating the camera... Images can be specified during connection setup or after the connection is terminated...

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selected, images shot up to the specified number of days before the current date become viewable... When <r> is shown for the number of days, use <9> to specify the number of days, then press <0> to complete the selection...

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selection screen... Use <5> to select an image... By pressing the <u> button and turning the <6> dial counterclockwise, you can select an image from the index display...

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You can perform remote operation using EOS Utility wirelessly... In addition to remote shooting, various camera operations are available because wireless communications are used instead of an interface cable...

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For EOS Utility instructions, refer to the EOS Utility Instruction Manual... In addition to remote shooting, various camera operations are available... For how to obtain the EOS Utility Instruction Manual, refer to the Camera Instruction Manual...

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If the cameras auto power off is activated while connected, the connection will be terminated... If necessary, set [52: Auto power off] to [Disable]... To continue to use EOS Utility, perform the reconnection procedure (p... 64)...

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This section explains how to reconnect the camera to the device for which you set up a connection and how to register multiple connection settings...

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destinations are registered, select [Choose set... ], select the connection destination, then connect to the destination...

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If you do not know the SSID of the destination when reconnecting, select [Review/change settings] 9 [Confirm set... ] on the screen for step 3 to check it (p... 69)...

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2 Select the Wi-Fi function to connect to... Use <5> or <9> to select an item,

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This section explains how to check or change the connection settings, delete the settings, clear the wireless function settings, etc...

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Check, change, or delete connection settings saved on the camera... To change or delete the settings, terminate the connection first...

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[Change set... ] Change the settings... When [Change set... ] is selected, a screen for connection settings configuration appears... Configure connection settings again following the procedures displayed...

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When the [Wi-Fi on] screen is displayed during a wireless connection, select [Confirm set... ] to check the settings...

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All Wi-Fi function settings can be deleted... By deleting the Wi-Fi function settings, you can prevent them from being exposed when you lend or give your W-E1 to other people...

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[Error details] Selectable when a connection error has occurred... When you select [Error details], you can check the connection error content (p... 76)...

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When a connection error occurs, display the details of the error by following one of the procedures below... Then, eliminate the cause of the error referring to the examples shown in this chapter... Select [Error details] on the [General sett... ] screen, then press

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In the case of [q], is Camera Connect running? Establish a connection using Camera Connect (p... 24)... In the case of [D], is EOS Utility running? Start EOS Utility and re-establish the connection (p... 29)... Are the camera and the access point set to use the same

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What to check on the DHCP server Is the power of the DHCP server on? Turn on the DHCP server... Are there enough addresses for assignment by the DHCP

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Responding to Error Messages 21 - 23 Check also the following points when responding to errors numbered 21 - 23... Are the camera and the access point set to use the same encryption key for authentication? This error occurs if the encryption keys do not match when the authentication

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What to check at the access point Is the access point turned on? Turn on the power of the access point... If filtering by MAC address is active, is the MAC address of the

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The setting is case-sensitive, so check upper- and lower-case characters... Make sure that the correct encryption key for authentication is set on the camera (p... 47)...

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The following are possible reasons: excessive access to the access point from other device, a microwave oven or similar appliance in use nearby (interfering with IEEE 802... 11b/g/n (2... 4 GHz band)), or influence of rain or high humidity (p... 85)...

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Wait a while before trying to establish the connection, or try to establish a connection in PIN code connection mode (PIN mode) (p... 41)...

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Even with a combination of the same camera and smartphone, if you have changed the settings or selected a different setting, reconnection may not be established even after selecting the same SSID... In such a case, delete the camera connection settings from the Wi-Fi settings on the smartphone and set up a connection again...

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g/n using radio waves in the 2... 4 GHz band... For this reason, the wireless LAN transmission rate will drop if there are Bluetooth devices, microwave ovens, cordless telephones, microphones, smartphones, other cameras, or similar devices operating on the same frequency band nearby...

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Unauthorized network access Third parties with malicious intent may gain unauthorized access to the network you are using to steal, modify, or destroy information... Additionally, you could fall victim to other types of unauthorized access such as impersonation (where someone assumes an identity to gain access to unauthorized information) or springboard attacks (where someone gains unauthorized access to your network as a springboard to cover their tracks when infiltrating other systems)...

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Mac OS In Mac OS X, open the [Terminal] application, enter ifconfig -a, and press the <Return> key... The IP address assigned to the computer is indicated in the [en0] item next to [inet], in the format ***... ***... ***... ***... * For information about the [Terminal] application, refer to the Mac OS X help...

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You can set up the network settings for the camera access point mode manually... [SSID], [Channel setting], and [Encryption settings] can be set on each screen displayed...

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4 Select the desired encryption setting... For encryption, select [AES]... Select [OK] and press <0>... When [AES] is selected, the virtual

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position in the upper area and turn the <5> dial to select the number... Press <0> to enter the selected number...

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If you are not sure what to enter, see Checking Network Settings (p... 87), or ask the network administrator or another person knowledgeable about the network...

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reception antennas and no radio interference (In the general environment, image display may be delayed or images may not be displayed smoothly... )

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Microsoft and Windows are trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries...

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Changing ... 69 Changing names ... 69 Checking ... 68 Deleting ... 70 Registering ... 66

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