Canon WFT–E8A | Wireless File Transmitter


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Details & Highlights

Product Highlights

    Give your EOS–1D X Mark II camera boost with the Canon Wireless File Transmitter WFT–E8A. Add impressive wireless operation and fast image transfers to your Mark II with Wireless LAN support for ultra–high–speed image transfers on both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz channels. With FTP transfer, EOS Utility, WFT Server or Canon Camera Connect app, you can transfer images anytime you need to, and with Smart Device connection, you can use your smartphone or tablet for remote sharing, and image/video transfers via the Canon Camera Connect app. Sealed dust and water resistant body.

Details from Canon

    Wireless File Transmitter WFT–E8A

    The Wireless File Transmitter WFT–E8A adds impressive wireless operation and speedy image transfer to the EOS–1D X Mark II camera. Featuring fast communication speed, expanded versatility and an enhanced user interface, the WFT–E8A not only boasts incredible speed, but also streamlines wireless photography configurations whether in the studio or on location. Supporting IEEE 802.11ac wireless protocol using both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz bands for high–speed image transfer, the WFT–E8A also features comprehensive smart device connectivity and numerous camera linked shooting options for advanced photography and movies. It's an ideal complement to the speed and power of the EOS–1D X Mark II.

    Supports Wireless LAN

    Connecting to wireless Local Area Networks (LAN) via standards of IEEE 802.11ac/n/a/g/b on both 2.4 and 5 GHz bands, the Wireless File Transmitter WFT–E8A is the first Canon WFT that can communicate on the IEEE 802.11ac standard. On this fast standard, the WFT–E8A can transfer data at speeds of up to 433 Mbps, almost three times faster than on the IEEE 802.11n standard, at a range of up to 492 ft.

    Transfer Images At Your Convenience Using FTP

    The Wireless File Transmitter WFT–E8A offers a number of convenient ways to transfer images based on the location, available equipment and the task at hand. Image transfer directly from the camera to local or offsite servers is facilitated via easily configurable FTP transfer. With Canon's refined EOS Utility software installed on a PC, full–featured Live View remote shooting and image transfer are made simple. Accessed through a browser on a computer, tablet or compatible smartphone, Canon's WFT Server enables offsite still and movie capture without the need for additional software. Plus, with Canon's free Camera Connect app, remote operation and image transfer can be completed simply on a compatible smartphone or tablet.

    Smart Device Connection

    Canon's free Camera Connect app makes it simple to connect a compatible smartphone or tablet to the EOS–1D X Mark II camera using the Wireless File Transmitter WFT–E8A. Remote operations such as Remote Live View still and motion capture, camera setting changes plus transferring images and MP4 movies are easily facilitated through the app's simple and clear user interface.

    Specially Designed For Use With The New EOS–1D X Mark II

    Made to work seamlessly with the EOS–1D X Mark II camera, the Wireless File Transmitter WFT–E8A features dust and moisture–resistance, and is also powered by the camera itself. Its new User Interface is designed to create wireless configurations of all levels of complexity, enabling wireless shooting and transfer of images and helping to create multi–camera wireless setup. Thanks to its reliable and robust wireless connections, the WFT–E8A helps enhance the creative options available to EOS–1D X Mark II users in both still and motion capture.

    Wireless Time Syncing

    Syncing cameras is simple with the Wireless File Transmitter WFT–E8A's wireless time syncing feature. Capable of syncing time on up to ten EOS–1D X Mark II cameras, the WFT–E8A enables recording of a timed succession of images from different sources and can be saved with a dependable level of precision. Event photographers will find this feature especially helpful as it's now possible to make time adjustments without having to connect directly to a computer.

    Dust And Water–resistance.

    Portability is almost as important as how well a product functions. Offering a compact design, the Wireless File Transmitter WFT–E8A is both light and compact. Built to withstand inclement weather, this transmitter has the same dustproof and waterproof construction used in the EOS–1D X Mark II camera body. A durable design helps ensure that equipment can be safely used in various conditions, making the WFT–E8A an ideal accessory for demanding photographers constantly on the move.


Features & Specs

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Manufacturer's Warranty
    1 Year Limited Warranty
Detailed Specifications
  • Type: IEEE 802.11ac/n/a/g/b wireless LAN support; Image transfer accessory
  • Compatible Cameras: EOS–1D X Mark II Camera
  • FTP Transfer: Transfer images over a network to FTP servers
  • EOS Utility: EOS Utility–based control of cameras over a network
  • WFT Server: Browser–based remote image/video capture with downloading, playback and browsing of images/video over a network
  • Camera Connection: Terminal
  • Wired LAN Connection: None
  • External Device Connection: Available
  • Power Supply: Powered by the camera
  • Dimensions
  • Width: 0.97"
  • Height: 2.24"
  • Depth: 1.34"
  • Weight: 0.083 lbs
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Included Coverage from Canon: 1 Year Limited Warranty

Category ID: 215 | $599.00