Use iPhone to Control Your Canon DSLR Camera

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If you are an iPhone user then here is the good news for you, now you can control your Canon DSLR camera with your very own iPhone. The company name, Satechi has presented a very interesting accessory for those who have a Canon DSLR camera.


This is a Bluetooth receiver that we place on our Canon DSLR camera and can connect to our iOS device (iPhone, iPad, iPod) in order to use it as a wireless remote and take photos.

The Smart Trigger is a fully functional wireless timer remote designed to be controlled from your any iOS device including iPhone or iPad. To made it more simple, you have to use the Smart Trigger app to control your DSLR camera with three unique shooting modes.

The device is called Satechi Bluetooth Smart Trigger (A) and is priced at $45 in the U.S. and could become one of the most important accessories for those with a DSLR camera.

The Smart Trigger uses advanced Bluetooth 4.0 technology and can be used at a distance of wireless range of 50 feet. And if you are worried about the battery life of the smart trigger then don’t worry, the idle battery life is of 2 to 10 years, the Smart Trigger is the perfect companion for your iOS device and DSLR camera.

The accessory comes with a Smart Trigger app for iOS that allows us to control the Canon DSLR camera, we can use it on a regular basis just to take photos with a timer to take photos or so manually. This app lets you control your DSLR camera right from your iOS device.


The Satechi Bluetooth Smart Trigger is compatible with the following Canon cameras: Canon EOS-1V/1VHS, EOS-3, EOS-D2000, D30, D60, 1D, 1Ds, EOS-1D Mark II,III,IV, EOS-1Ds Mark II,III, EOS-10D, 20D, 30D, 40D, 50D, 5D, 5D Mark II,III, 7D. To use it you need an iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPad Mini or iPad 3.


Vishal Gaikar

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