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Nikon WU-1a

Wireless mobile adapter for select Nikon cameras

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Why wait to get pictures onto good screens where you can see them? Or get them out to friends and family standing by to see pictures of the new baby, hot off the presses? With the Nikon WU-1a Wireless Mobile Adapter, you'll be connecting to any available Wi-Fi® network and manipulating images with your smartphone or tablet in no time. Email, text, or upload images from compatible cameras like the Nikon D3200, just like you would with pictures on your phone. Plus, you can control the camera's shutter from up to 49 feet away, and use your Android™ or iOS® device as a remote viewfinder.

Product Highlights:

  • provides wireless connectivity for compatible Nikon cameras including the Nikon D3200 and Coolpix P520
  • transfer images from the camera to compatible smart devices
  • works with standard Wi-Fi® 802.11 b/g/n networks
  • share images by email, text and social sites with Android™ and iOS® apps/devices
    • use smartphone or tablet as remote viewer/shutter control from up to 49 feet away
    • apps available for both Android™ and Apple iOS® devices
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

What's in the Box:

  • WU-1a wireless mobile adapter
  • Case
  • Case cord
  • User's Manual
  • Warranty Programs sheet

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Overview: The Nikon WU-1a is a plug-in wireless mobile adapter that allows you to connect your compatible Nikon DSLR camera to your Wi-Fi-equipped smartphone, tablet, or other smart device. Through the wireless connection, you can automatically load photos and videos to your device as you take them, use your smart device to remotely take photos on the camera, or download existing pictures from the camera's memory card to your device. Once you have downloaded images to your smartphone, you can share them via email, texts, or social networking sites. The WU-1a plugs into the camera's USB/AV connection.

Compatibility: As of December 2017, the WU-1a is compatible with the following Nikon cameras: D5200, D3300, D3200, D7100, Df, Nikon 1 S2, Coolpix A, Coolpix P520, Coolpix P530, Coolpix P7800, and Coolpix P330.

Wi-Fi Specification: The WU-1a is compatible with a wireless LAN operating on IEEE 802.11b/g/n. The maximum range is approximately 33-49 feet.

Wireless Mobile Adapter Utility: The Wireless Mobile Adapter Utility application must be installed on the smart device before it can be used with the WU-1a. The app is compatible with smartphones and tablets running the following operating systems: iOS 8.4 or later or Android 4.0 and up.

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Why did you buy this?

It was free [ Stephen  Nov 29, 2016 ]
It was free with purchase [ L  Nov 20, 2016 ]
Came with camera [ Joe  Oct 10, 2016 ]
to get wireless [ MARIO  May 02, 2016 ]
Good price [ SAMUEL  Jan 07, 2016 ]
Nikon includes it with the D3300 [ John  Dec 14, 2015 ]