Canon WFT-E7 Ver 2 v2 Instruction Manual PDF

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Summary of Content for Canon WFT-E7 Ver 2 v2 Instruction Manual PDF

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To comply with local radio wave regulations, Canon offers five region-specific versions of the transmitter (A, B, C, D, and E) in various areas around the world (see separate sheet)... For convenience, the product in this manual is referred to as WFT-E7 (Ver... 2), without reference to the versions A, B, C, D, or E...

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Note that Canon cannot be held liable for any loss or damage to the transmitter from erroneous network or FTP server settings... In addition, Canon cannot be held liable for any other loss or damage caused by use of the transmitter...

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Terminating the Connection and Reconnecting 53

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Chapter List ... 5

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Security ... 88

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Observe the following instructions when using commercially available batteries or provided battery packs... Use batteries/battery packs only with their specified product... Do not heat batteries/battery packs or expose them to fire... Do not expose the terminals to dirt or let them come into contact with metallic pins

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The transmitter is not waterproof... Do not use it underwater... Wipe off any moisture with a dry and clean cloth... If the transmitter has been

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* Bluetooth connectivity is not supported on the EOS R...

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Interface cables When connecting to the EOS R, use either IFC-40AB III (40 cm / 1... 3 ft... ; sold separately) or IFC-150AB III (1... 5 m / 4... 9 ft... ; sold separately)... The included interface cables cannot be used for the connection...

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Use one Battery Pack LP-E6N (or LP-E6) to power the transmitter... When replacing the transmitters battery, be sure to turn the transmitter off before opening the battery compartment cover... Also note that the transmitter is not sold with a battery or charger... If you do not own these accessories, they are available for purchase separately...

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The remaining battery level is displayed when you turn the transmitter on... A blinking battery icon (b) indicates that the battery will be depleted soon...

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Do not connect both the transmitter and camera to a household power outlet and use them simultaneously... It may cause malfunction to the nearby electronic devices... For more information, contact your dealer or nearest Canon Service Center...

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When connecting the transmitter to the camera, always use one of the interface cables included with the transmitter...

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Before disconnecting the cable, turn off both the transmitter and camera... If you turn on/off the transmitter or connect/disconnect the interface

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Complete the basic network settings by using the menu screen on the cameras monitor...

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Computer Operating Systems Use of [FTP trans... ] requires that one of the following operating systems be installed on a computer... In addition, the computer must be set up as an FTP server in advance... Windows 10 Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro, Windows 8... 1, Windows 8... 1 Pro Windows 7 (Professional, Enterprise, or Ultimate Edition for

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[EOSUtility] You can perform remote shooting over a LAN using EOS Utility (EOS software)... In addition to remote shooting, almost all EOS Utility camera operations are supported, because this option utilizes a LAN instead of an interface cable... Requires a computer with EOS Utility (EOS software) installed...

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This section describes the process following the connection instructions... If an error is displayed, see Troubleshooting Guide in Chapter 6 (p... 69) and check the settings... Pressing the shutter button or other camera controls during

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Use a Category 5e or higher STP LAN cable... (STP: Shielded Twisted Pair)

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Access Point Encryption The transmitter 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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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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When a connection with the access point is established, the [IP address set... ] screen (p... 29) is displayed...

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settings]... 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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Press the <W><X><Y><Z> keys to move within 2 and 48... Press <0> to confirm input or when switching input modes...

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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 IP addresses and related settings are assigned and configured automatically...

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With FTP transfer, you can automatically transfer images to the FTP server as you shoot or transfer a set of shots together...

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Turn the <6> dial to move the input position in the upper area and select a number with the <Y> <Z> keys... Press <0> to enter the selected number...

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FTP server) is displayed in step 8, setting [Passive mode] to [Enable] may resolve it...

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The connection settings for FTP transfer are now complete... During image transfer, the <LAN> lamp on the transmitter blinks in green...

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If the FTP mode is set to [FTPS] when configuring the connection settings, the same root certificate as the FTP server must be imported to the camera... Only the root certificate whose file name is ROOT... CER,

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Select [Delete root certificate] on the screen for step 5 to delete the root certificate imported to the camera... Select [View root certificate details] to check the issuer, subject, validity period, and other information...

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An image can be automatically transferred to the FTP server immediately after shooting... You can also continue still photo shooting even while images are being transferred... Before shooting, be sure to insert a card into the camera... If you

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automatically when the connection is recovered (p... 41)... These images can also be re-transferred in batch at a later time (p... 42)...

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Simply play back an image and press <0> to transfer it... You can also continue still photo shooting even while images are being transferred...

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For RAW+JPEG images, you can specify which images to transfer... Select [Transfer type/size] in step 4 on page 38 to select the type of images to transfer...

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Once the cause of the error is eliminated, the images whose transfer previously failed will be re-transferred automatically... With this option activated, transfer is attempted again automatically after failure, whether automatic transfer is used or captured images are transferred via FTP... Note that when you cancel image transfer or turn off the transmitter or camera, the image will not be re-transferred automatically... See page 42 and transfer the image...

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After shooting, you can select multiple images as desired and transfer them all at once... You can also transfer unsent images or images that could not be sent previously... Additionally, you can add a caption before transferring images... You can also continue still photo shooting even while images are being transferred...

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If you press the <u> button and turn the <6> dial counterclockwise, you can select an image from a three- image display... To return to the single- image display, turn the <6> dial clockwise...

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In a Folder Selecting [Folder images not transferd] selects all unsent images in the folder... Selecting [Folder images failed transf... ] selects all images in the folder for which transfer failed... Selecting [Clear folder transf... history] clears the transfer history of images in the folder... After clearing the transfer history, you can select [Folder images not transferd] and transfer all images in the folder again...

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For RAW+JPEG images, you can specify which image to transfer... In step 2 on page 42, select [RAW+JPEG transfer], and select the image to be transferred: [JPEG only], [RAW only], or [RAW+JPEG]... The [RAW+JPEG transfer] setting

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When you select [Transfer with caption], you can add a registered caption to each image before transfer... This is convenient if you want to inform the recipient of the printing quantity, for example... The caption is also added to images stored in the camera... You can check captions added to images by examining the user

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Under the default settings, transferred images will be stored in the root folder specified in the FTP server settings, in a folder structure such as B/DCIM/100EOS_R, which is automatically created...

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Using EOS Utility, you can view images stored in the camera or save them to a computer... Additionally, you can operate the camera remotely to take a picture or change camera settings using EOS Utility...

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To establish a connection, operations on the computer are required... For details, refer to the computers instruction manual...

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There is no need to complete pairing again if you will continue using a particular camera to which the transmitter is attached and computer together after pairing without changing the settings...

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While connected, some menu items are unavailable... In remote shooting, the AF speed may become slower... Depending on the connection status, image display or shutter release

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3 Select [Disconnect]... The connection is terminated...

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4 Select [Connect]... The connection is re-established... If settings have been changed on the

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

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[Connection wizard] Set up a connection using the connection wizard... Follow the procedures displayed to complete the connection settings... If settings are already saved, they will be overwritten...

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Settings originally completed using the connection wizard can be changed... You can also configure settings that cannot be set using the connection wizard, such as when an image with the same file name as an existing file is sent to the FTP server...

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Configured in [TCP/IP] 9 [Security]... IPsec is a set of standards for encrypted communication over the Internet... It provides effective security for both wireless and wired LANs... To use this function, you must enable IPsec in the network settings of the computer... When IPsec for the transmitter is employed, only transport mode is supported, and 3DES or AES encryption and SHA-1 authentication are used... Note that the IP address of the computer for communication with the transmitter must be entered in [Destination address] under [IP security settings]...

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Configured in [FTP server] 9 [Directory structure]... Selecting [Camera] automatically creates a folder structure matching that of the cameras (such as B/DCIM/100EOS_R) in the target root folder for image storage... If you have created a subfolder in the root folder by changing the [Target folder] setting, a folder structure such as B/DCIM/100EOS_R is automatically created in that folder for image storage... Selecting [Default] will use the target root folder for image storage... If you have created a subfolder in the root folder by changing the [Target folder] setting, images are saved in that folder...

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Configured in [FTP server] 9 [Passive mode]... Enable this setting in network environments protected by a firewall... If an Error 41 occurs (Cannot connect to FTP server), setting passive mode to [Enable] may enable access to the FTP server...

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Connection settings can be saved on a card for use with other cameras... In addition, connection settings configured on other cameras can be applied to the camera to be used...

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Even if a computer or other device is used to save more than ten settings files on one card, only ten will be displayed on the cameras load settings screen... To load eleven or more settings files, first load up to ten setting files, then load the remaining files from a card that does not contain already loaded setting files...

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On the [Function settings] screen, you can configure FTP transfer settings, set the power saving function, and check the MAC address...

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If no image is transferred for a certain period of time, the transmitter will log off from the FTP server and stop the LAN... When the transmitter is ready for image transfer, the connection is re-established automatically...

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Transfer speed in ad hoc mode may become extremely slow when the transmitter is used with certain types of computer... For more information, contact your dealer or nearest Canon Service Center...

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If transmitter errors are displayed on the cameras monitor, refer to the examples of corrective actions in this section to eliminate the cause of the error... When an error has occurred, the <LAN> lamp on the transmitter blinks and the error code number is shown on the LCD panel... The error details can also be checked in the menu, [WFT settings] 9 [Error description]...

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If [Waiting to retry transfer... ] is displayed If image transfer via FTP fails after shooting, the screen on the left is displayed... Also, an error code number is displayed on the transmitters LCD panel, and the <LAN> lamp blinks in red... Check the error code number and eliminate the cause of the error...

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Responding to Error Messages 21 - 24 Also check the following points when responding to errors numbered 21 - 24... Are the transmitter 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

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What to check on the DNS server Is the power of the DNS server on? Turn on the DNS server... Are the DNS server settings for IP addresses and the

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If the transmitters IP address is set to [Manual setting] in network environments using a DHCP server, change the setting to [Auto setting] (p... 29)...

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What to check on the proxy server Is the power of the proxy server on? Turn on the proxy server... Is the proxy server working correctly? Check the proxy server settings to make sure it is working correctly

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authentication method for encryption is set to [Open system]... The setting is case-sensitive, so check upper- and lower-case characters... Make sure that the correct encryption key for authentication is entered on the transmitter (p... 27)...

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What to check on the FTP server Is the FTP server working correctly? Configure the computer correctly to function as an FTP server... If applicable, ask your network administrator for the FTP server

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gateway address and enter it on the transmitter (p... 89, 94)... Make sure that the gateway address setting is correctly entered on

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What to check on the transmitter On the transmitter, is the [Login name] entered correctly? Check the login name for accessing the FTP server... The setting is

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What to check on the FTP server The connection was terminated by the FTP server... Restart the FTP server... Do the user rights for the FTP server allow reading, writing,

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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 entered on the transmitter (p... 27)...

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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 entered on the transmitter and the access point (p... 27)... Note that if the authentication method is [Open system], an Error 41 (Cannot connect to FTP server) is displayed...

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Register the MAC address (p... 67) of the transmitter used at the access point... The MAC address can be checked on the [Function settings] screen (p... 66)...

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Is the hub or router on? Turn on the hub or router... Is the server on? Turn the server on... The server may have been turned off because

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If the transmission rate of a wireless LAN drops because of the influence of the following electronic devices, stop using them or move further away from the devices to transmit communication... In addition, switching to a wired LAN can resolve the problem... When the transmitter is communicating over a wireless LAN via

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When there are multiple IEEE 802... 11n/g/b (2... 4 GHz band) access points, leave a gap of four channels between each wireless LAN channel to reduce radio wave interference... For example, use channels 1, 6, and 11, channels 2, 7, and 12, or channels 3, 8, and 13... When IEEE 802... 11n/a can be used (on the 5 GHz band), switch to IEEE 802... 11n/a (on the 5 GHz band) and specify a different channel...

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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 by [inet], in the format ***... ***... ***... ***... * For information about the [Terminal] application, refer to the Mac OS X help...

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Follow these steps to create captions and register them on the camera, as introduced in Transferring Images with a Caption (p... 46)... When creating and registering captions, use a computer on which EOS Utility is installed... See Operating Remotely Using EOS Utility on page 49 to enable the use of EOS Utility over a LAN...

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4 Register the captions on the camera... Select [Apply to camera] to register

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position in the upper area and select a number with the <Y> <Z> keys... Press <0> to enter the selected number...

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If you are not sure what to enter, see Checking Network Settings (p... 89), or ask the network administrator or another person knowledgeable about the network...

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Attaching the optional Accessory Bracket AB-E1 enables you to use the transmitter and a battery grip at the same time... Attach the transmitter and camera to the bracket as shown...

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compatible image transfer accessory with Bluetooth connectivity for GPS devices * Bluetooth connectivity is not supported on the EOS

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Security: Authentication method: Open system, Shared key, WPA/WPA2-PSK Encryption: WEP, TKIP, and AES

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* The figures above are based on a fully-charged Battery Pack LP-E6N, [Power saving] enabled, and CIPA (Camera & Imaging Products Association) testing standards...

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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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I IEEE 802... 11n/a/g/b ... Areas of Use and Restrictions

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Settings... 64 Loading... 65 Saving ... 64

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The descriptions in this Instruction Manual are current as of August 2018... For information on the compatibility with any products introduced after this date, contact any Canon Service Center... For the latest version Instruction Manual, refer to the Canon Web site...

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