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My review of the Canon Wireless Transmitter, WFT-E9
Donald Jedlovec, Photographer
Fremont | CA | USA | Posted: 9:02 PM on 05.18.20
->> Note that your Canon 1DX Mark 3 alone can do wireless tethering and file transfer via a wireless network, or a local, peer to peer network between your computer and the camera. What the WFT-E9A adds is file FTP and the capability for 5 GhZ transmission. It works but the camera interface and menus are complex and not intuitive. And Canon CPS, bless their hearts, cannot provide much support. The manual does not state, but you need to use the higher channels, I use 149, to activate 5Ghz. The lower channels or Auto will active 2.4 Ghz. For tethering with the EOS utility and DPP, a USB cable is by far the fastest, essentially instantaneously displaying a 10MB jpg + raw file. In camera wifi is about 1.5 seconds, WFT-E9 2.4GHz is 1 sec, and WFT-E9 5Ghz is about 0.75 seconds. WFT-E9 2.4Ghz has greater range (40 ft, it goes through walls and bodies) but lower data rate. WFT-E9 5Ghz has shorter range (20 ft) but a higher data rate. If you want the ultimate in speed and do not want your clients to trip over a USB cable as you shoot tethered, then this is the product for you.
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