IR Transmitter


SetMyCamera’s Remote Camera Trigger feature requires an IR transmitter and a supported camera as outlined below. The IR transmitter described here will connect to your iPhone or iPad by a stereo plug as used the headphone connector. For devices without a headphone connector, a lightning to headphone connector adapter is required.

Do-it-yourself instructions can be found here for creating your own IR transmitter.
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Use of the IR Transmitter requires SetMyCamera Pro or an upgraded version of SetMyCamera and a camera model supporting the IR protocol as listed below.

Canon cameras supporting the IR protocol:
Canon ELPH 370Z, Jr., Sport, Z3
Canon ELAN 7/7E/7N/7NE, Elan II/IIE
Canon Sure Shot 130u, 130u II, Z115, Z135, Z155, Z180u, Z90W
Canon EOS Rebel XT, XTi, XSi,
Canon EOS Rebel SL1, T1i, T2, T2i, T3i, T4i, T5i, T6i, T6s, T7i
Canon EOS 5D, EOS 5D Mark II, 5D Mark III, 5D Mark IV,
Canon EOS 5DS, 5DS R,
Canon EOS 6D, 6D Mark II,
Canon EOS 7D, 7D Mark II,
Canon EOS 60D, 60Da, 70D, 77D, 80D,
Canon EOS 100D, 300D, 350D, 400D, 450D, 500D, 550D, 600D, 700D, 750D
Canon EOS M, M2, M3, M5, M6

Nikon cameras supporting the IR Protocol:

Nikon 1: J1, J2, J3, V1, V2, V3
Nikon D40, D40x, D50, D60, D70, D70s D80, D90, D600, D610, D750,
Nikon D3000, D3100, D3200, D3300, D3400,
Nikon D5000, D5100, D5200, D5300, D5500,
Nikon D7000, D7100, D7200, D7500
Nikon CoolPix A,
Nikon CoolPix P900,
Nikon CoolPix P7000, P7100, P7800,
Nikon 7700, 8400, 8800
Nikon F65, F55, N65, N75, Pronea S, Nuvis S,
Nikon Lite•Touch 150ED QD, 140ED QD, 130ED QD, 110s QD, 100W QD

Consult camera owners manual for use of IR remote triggering, MLU, bracketing and bulb mode settings. Use of the IR protocol is a one way communication limited to the triggering of a supported camera. SetMyCamera and the IR Protocol are not able to remotely configure a camera. It is the photographers responsibility to properly configure the camera by methods outlined in the camera’s user manual.

What others say about SetMyCamera

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  • "SetMyCamera shows you the data in a way that leaves no room for confusion” – MacWorld
  • “Using SetMyCamera is a guarantee to better photographs.” – William S.
  • “It is so easy, now I understand.” – Paula W.
  • “SetMyCamera aids depth of field calculations and serves as a great teaching tool” – MacWorld
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SetMyCamera applications are available on AppStore.
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