The CamRanger. Wireless DSLR Control For Your iPhone or iPad.


Wireless DSLR controllers have been around for some time now but the Cam Ranger looks like it might be the best one available now. The Cam Ranger retails for $299 US. Here is a rip from their website.

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CamRanger is a stand-alone device that connects to select Canon or Nikon DLSR cameras with a provided USB cable. It creates an ad-hoc WiFi network that your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch can then connect to. The free CamRanger iOS app then enabled control of the camera. There is no need for a computer or existing Internet connection.

Hardware Details

  • CamRanger operates on a rechargable, replaceable battery (extra batteries available for purchase). Battery life varies upon usage but 3 to 6 hours is typical; however, in ideal scenarios over 11 hours can be achieved for intervalometer with no iOS device connected.
  • Charges with and can be powered by provided USB charging cable and US AC adapter.
  • Wireless network enables connections up to 150 feet. (Slow connections have been maintained at 300 feet)
  • Comes with protective case for storage and secure attachment.
  • Includes Ethernet cable for firmware upgrades for future enhancements.
    • Movie Recording

      • Start and stop movie recording.
      • View video while recording.
      • Focus adjustments and touch focusing.
      • Movie features are very camera dependent, seesupported cameras for more details.

Jared Abrams
Jared Abrams is a cinematographer based in Hollywood, California. After many years as a professional camera assistant he switched over to still photography. About two years ago a new Canon camera changed the way the world sees both motion and still photography. He just happened to be in the right place at the right time.