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Going Wireless
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Uploading Pictures in Image Transfer Mode
t Enter a profile name.
What You’ll Need
Going Wireless
with a D5 Digital SLR Camera and
WT-6 Wireless Transmitter
 A D5
 The WT-6
 USB cable (Supplied with
the D5)
This guide outlines two of the many ways you can use
the WT-6 wireless transmitter to connect your D5 digital
camera to a network.
 A wireless LAN configured
to supply IP addresses
automatically 2
A default profile name will be
displayed; to change the name as
described in the WT-6 manual, press
the center of the multi selector. Press
J to proceed to the next step when
entry is complete.
y Select Search for wireless network.
The WT-6 will search for wireless
networks.
!2 Disconnect the camera.
Disconnect the camera from the
computer when prompted.
!3 Select Connect and exit wizard.
The wizard will end and network
status will be displayed.
 A computer 1
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■ Method 1: Image Transfer Mode
Use image transfer mode to upload to a computer
photographs and movies stored on the camera memory
cards or to save photos to a computer as they are taken.
This guide describes how to connect to a network in
infrastructure mode and upload pictures.
■ Method 2: HTTP Server Mode (See Reverse)
In HTTP server mode, you can use a web browser to
access the camera from a computer or iPhone and
remotely view or take pictures or edit image comments
or copyright or IPTC information stored on the camera.
This guide describes how to use an iPhone to log in to the
camera in access point mode.
1 Before proceeding, confirm that the computer is connected to
a wireless network and that the Wireless Transmitter Utility is
installed. If you are using a firewall, you will also need to add
a port exception to the firewall exceptions list. The Wireless
Transmitter Utility can be downloaded from the following
website; be sure to check the system requirements prior to
installation.
http://downloadcenter.nikonimglib.com/
2 For information on setting up a wireless LAN, see the
documentation provided with the wireless LAN adapter.
Connecting to an Existing Network
This section describes how to create a network profile and
connect to an existing network.
q Connect the WT-6 to the camera.
Turn the camera off, connect the WT-6, and then turn the
camera on.
Lack of space prevents a complete description of network
settings and options. For more information on these
topics and on system requirements, see the WT-6 manual
or the Network Guide.
Infrastructure and Access Point Modes
When used with the D5, the WT-6 can connect in infrastructure
and access point modes.
w Select Wireless LAN.
In the camera setup menu, select Network > Choose
hardware and highlight Wireless LAN.
Infrastructure mode: Connection via a wireless LAN access point.
Wireless LAN
access point
A list of network SSIDs will be
displayed. Select the SSID used by
your network.
Press J to select the highlighted option and return to
the network menu.
Hidden SSIDs
Hidden SSIDs do not appear in the list of available networks. To
connect to a network with a hidden SSID, select a blank SSID.
When prompted, press the center of the multi selector, enter
the SSID, and press J to complete entry, then press J again to
proceed to the next step.
i Enter the encryption key.
Enter an encryption key if
prompted (if the network uses open
authentication, this dialog will not be
displayed; proceed to Step o).
When a connection is established, the
message at right will be displayed,
followed by the dialog shown in
Step o.
o Select Obtain automatically.
!0 Connect the camera to the computer.
When prompted, connect the camera
to the computer via USB.
Select Network settings > Create profile > Connection
wizard.
!1 Start the Wireless Transmitter Utility.
Pairing starts automatically.
r Select Image transfer mode.
Select Image transfer.
Uploading Pictures
After connecting to the network, follow the steps below to
upload pictures from the camera memory cards.
z Display pictures.
Press the camera K button.
Press J when the
camera IP address
is displayed.
e Start the connection wizard.
Access point mode: Connect to a computer or smartphone using the
camera as a wireless access point.
u Choose a network.
x Choose a picture.
Display a picture full frame or
highlight it in thumbnail playback.
c Upload the picture.
Press J and the center of the multi
selector. A white transfer icon will
appear on the picture and upload will
begin immediately. The transfer icon
turns green during upload, and turns
blue when upload is complete.
To upload a picture that has already been uploaded once,
press J and the center of the multi selector once to
remove the blue transfer icon, and then press J and the
center of the multi selector again to mark it with a white
transfer icon.
During Upload
Do not remove the memory card during upload.
Auto Upload
To upload photographs as they are taken, select On for Network >
Options > Auto send in the camera setup menu.
Destination Folders
By default, images are uploaded to the following folders:
• Windows: \Users\(user name)\Pictures\Wireless Transmitter
Utility
• Mac: /Users/(user name)/Pictures/Wireless Transmitter Utility
The destination folder can be selected using the Wireless
Transmitter Utility.
Controlling the Camera from an iPhone in HTTP Server Mode
y Select access point mode.
What You’ll Need
Select Direct (access point). The
camera SSID and encryption key will
be displayed in the camera monitor.
 A D5
 The WT-6
 An iPhone
v Enter the camera IP address.
Start the iPhone web
browser and enter the
camera URL (“http://”
followed by the IP address
as shown in the camera
network status display).
Creating a Network Profile
This section describes how to create a new network profile for
use when controlling the camera from an iPhone.
q Connect the WT-6 to the camera.
Turn the camera off, connect the WT-6, and then turn the
camera on.
m Select an operating mode.
Tap Shooting/Viewer to
take and view pictures,
Viewer to view existing
pictures, or Edit text to
edit image comments
or copyright or IPTC
information stored on the
camera. Only one user at
a time can connect using
Shooting/Viewer or Edit
text.
Connecting to the Camera
This section describes how to access the camera from the
iPhone web browser.
z Enable Wi-Fi on the iPhone.
On the iPhone, select
Settings > Wi-Fi and enable
Wi-Fi.
w Select Wireless LAN.
In the camera setup menu, select Network > Choose
hardware and highlight Wireless LAN.
b Enter your user name and password.
x Choose the camera network.
Press J to select the highlighted option and return to
the network menu.
e Start the connection wizard.
The iPhone will display a list
of available networks. Tap
the SSID that was displayed
in the camera monitor
in Step y of “Creating a
Network Profile”.
If you are using the default
user name and password,
enter “nikon” for the
user name and leave the
password field blank.
Shooting display
Live view button
Select Network settings > Create profile > Connection
wizard.
c Enter the password.
Enter the network
encryption key that was
displayed in the monitor in
Step y and tap Join.
r Select HTTP server mode.
Select HTTP server.
Viewer
n Choose a language.
Tap Language and choose
the desired language.
The Live View Button
Use the live view button to
start live view photography
(C) or movie live view (1).
The view through the camera
lens will be displayed in the
viewfinder area. To exit live
view, use the live view button
to turn live view off.
t Enter a profile name.
A default profile name will be
displayed; to change the name as
described in the WT-6 manual, press
the center of the multi selector. Press
J to proceed to the next step when
entry is complete.
Edit text
For more information on HTTP server mode, see the Network
Guide.
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