Tether Tools Air Direct Top Features
The new Air Direct from Tether Tools creates a wireless connection between your camera and favourite tethering software, avoiding the need for middleman applications.
Tether Tools Air Direct Wireless Tethering System offers advanced tethering technology that supports all major camera models and tethering software.
Air Direct's utility software makes a virtual PTP connection so you can wirelessly control your camera and transfer files to your software (such as Capture One, Smart Shooter, Lightroom, DarkRoom and more.)
In addition to just transferring the images, the device allows two-way connection between the camera and the software, allowing to use live view, bracketing, focus-stacking, and many other features that can be done natively via software.
Let’s dive into the key benefits:
YOUR SOFTWARE. NO COMPROMISES.
With the Air Direct, you are not restricted to a third-party software programme, but rather can choose to use your preferred software – including Capture One, Smart Shooter, Adobe Lightroom, Darkroom, Imaging Edge Remote, and Canon EOS Utility.
The Air Direct can be mounted in many ways to a camera or tripod with the Tether Tools companion Arca Clamp that can mount it seamlessly to any Arca L-Bracket, leaving room to insert the cable and leaving your hot shoe free for a trigger or flash.
MAXIMUM TRANSFER SPEED.
Air Direct’s dual antennas provide powerful transfer rates of up to 443Mbps, 220Mbps throughput. Typical in-camera wireless transmitters can be blocked by metal camera housings, reducing the signal and range. The Air Direct, however, is designed for maximum transfer potential, with a range for wireless tethering is up to 60m.
WIRELESS CAMERA CONTROL.
The Air Direct is compatible with Canon, Nikon, Fuji, Sony, Olympus, Panasonic LUMIX, Leica models with USB tether – making this one of the most versatile wireless tethering devices on the market.
RAW & JPEG TRANSFER.
The Air Direct transfers files directly from your camera to your computer with Wireless PTP. Watch folders or hot folders are not required. When shooting RAW + JPEG, the JPEG will transfer first, followed by the RAW file, giving you fast visibility of the image and full data transfer.
The Air Direct uses a top-loading LP-E6 battery so that it will not drain your camera battery. For longer shoots, use large external USB batteries or AC wall power via the supplied DC cable. Air Direct offers the flexibility to swap power sources without ever shutting down, so you can power and shoot simultaneously.
Both 2.4GHz and 5GHz transfer options are available for the Air Direct for faster transmission, further distance and less environmental interference. The speed of wireless file transfer is affected by file sizes, longer distances and environmental obstacles. You can optimise your large file transfer performance by using file compression options on your camera, removing time-out limitations in your capture software.
AIR REMOTE MOBILE TETHERING APP FOR CANON AND NIKON USERS.
The Air Remote Mobile Tethering App features an intuitive design and state-of-the-art performance that makes wireless tethering and remote camera control simple and easy from any iOS or Android Device. The app is compatible with Canon and Nikon cameras and is available for download on the Apple Store and on Google Play.
SMART SHOOTER – EXCEPTIONAL CONNECTIVITY.
Smart Shooter Pro, powered by Tether Tools, is a tethering capture software that is optimised for use with Air Direct. It offers the optimal wireless capture experience with Air Direct. For Canon, Nikon and Sony shooters, images will seamlessly transfer to Smart Shooter Pro. Smart Shooter does not have a time-out feature, which allows time for larger files to transfer smoothly.
- Mac and Windows support
- High-performance tethering engine
- Exceptional reliability
- Automatic download and display of images
- Shoot to camera card, computer or both
- Supports RAW and JPG
- Can save RAW to card and transfer JPEG only
- Live View display including overlay mode
- Multiple loupe view