Air Direct Wireless Tethering System

Your Camera. Your Software. Wireless.

The Air Direct wirelessly transfers RAW and JPG images to your software as if you were shooting with a cable. Connect supported Fuji, Sony, Canon, Nikon, Panasonic, and other DSLR, Mirrorless and Medium Format cameras direct to a computer running compatible tethering software. Air Direct’s USB-C protocol and 802.11AC dual band Wi-Fi delivers fast, reliable image transfer and enables all camera control features native to the tethering software – such as live view, loupe, barcoding, bracketing, focus-stacking and countless other features native to tethering software.

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$ 329.99

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Your Camera. Your Software. Wireless.

Air Direct brings you a tethered workflow shooting experience that frees you to be mobile as you shoot. Air Direct’s utility software makes a virtual PTP connection so you can wirelessly control your camera and transfer files to your software. Compatible with Capture One, Smart Shooter, Lightroom, DarkRoom & many other tethering software programs.

Technology that works the way you want to:

  • USB-C technology for lightning fast transfer.
  • 802.11AC Wi-Fi connection. Internet access not required.
  • Two-way communication from computer to camera, camera to computer.
  • Transfer RAW and JPEG to Mac or PC simultaneously.
  • One to One camera connection for secure communication.
  • 5X faster transfer speed and range up to 200 feet (60m).
  • Option of 2.4GHz or 5GHz bandwidth for faster transmission, further distance and less environmental interference.
  • Dual high-powered internal antennas for greater range.
  • Compatible with Canon, Fuji, Nikon, Sony, Olympus, Panasonic LUMIX, Phase One, Hasselblad, Leica models with USB tether. Not designed for non-supported camera models.
  • For cameras with extremely large files, shooting tethered with a cable may be a better option
  • Canon and Nikon users can also enjoy all the benefits of the Air Remote App on iOS and Android devices.
  • Powered by easy access LP-E6 battery or DC input.

Air Direct utilizes its own power source and will not drain the camera’s 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.

Mac and PC Compatibility:

  • The Air Direct Utility (ADU) creates a wireless PTP communication between camera and tethering software on MacOS or Windows. Supported cameras: www.TetherTools.com/Air-Direct
  • Tethering software of your choice such as Capture One, Smart Shooter, Lightroom, DarkRoom, & many other tethering software programs. (Required for Mac and PC)
  • Camera connected to Air Direct, connected to computer

Air Direct is compatible with cameras from the following brands that have PTP support:

Canon, Fujifilm, Nikon, Sony, Hasselblad, Olympus, Phase One, Lumix, Leica

A tethering software that supports your camera model is required to use Air Direct:

Air Direct is compatible with Smart Shooter, Capture One Pro, Lightroom, Darkroom, Nikon, Canon

Mobile, iOS, and Android Compatibility:

    • Air Direct is compatible with iOS and Android devices for Canon and Nikon cameras via Air Remote Mobile App.
    • Air Remote App features creative zone control, live view, bracketing, time-lapse, focus stacking, bulb time, movie mode and more.

Camera connected to Air Direct, connected to mobile devices

Air Remote Mobile App is only compatible with:

NikonCanon

Essential Resources:

Product Specifications:

  • USB Protocol: USB-C
  • Wi-Fi: 802.11AC
  • Bandwidth: 2.4 and 5GHz
  • Range: up to 200 feet (60m)
  • Battery Life: 3-5 hours*
  • Dimensions: 1.5″ x 3.6″ x 2.7″ (39mm x 92mm x 68.6mm) 
  • Weight: 6oz (170g)
  • Lithium Ion Battery
  • Compatible with Canon LPE6N
  • Battery Output: 7.4V, 14.8Wh 2000mAh
  • DC Port Output: 5V, 2A

*Results may vary based on use.


Includes Tether Tools Limited 90 Day Warranty

Return Policy

Mac and PC Compatibility:

Air Direct is compatible with DSLR, Mirrorless and Medium Format cameras that support Picture Transfer Protocol (PTP). The Air Direct connects these cameras to any tethering software that is already compatible with your camera. If a software utility is needed for tethered capture, Smart Shooter 4 is available as a companion software.

Tethering software such as Capture One, Smart Shooter or Lightroom is required for using Air Direct with Mac and PC. Search compatible software for your camera here

Mobile iOS and Android Compatibility:

  1. Canon and Nikon users will also be able to use Air Direct with iOS and Android devices. Air Remote application offers camera control and JPEG file transfer. See all Air Remote features here
  2. Mobile App Camera Compatibility:

    Canon
    EOS 100D / SL1 / X7 EOS 200D / SL2 / X9
    EOS 500D / T1i / X3 EOS 550D / T2i / X4
    EOS 600D / T3i / X5 EOS 650D / T4i / X6i
    EOS 700D / T5i / X7i EOS 750D / T6i / X8i
    EOS 760D / T6s / 8000D EOS 800D / T7i / X9i
    EOS 1100D / T3 / X50 EOS 1200D / T5 / X70
    EOS 1300D / T6 / X80 EOS 1500D / 2000D / T7 / X90
    EOS 3000D / 4000D / T100 EOS 50D
    EOS 60D EOS 70D
    EOS 77D / 9000D EOS 80D
    EOS 5D Mark II EOS 5D Mark III
    EOS 5D Mark IV EOS 5Ds / 5Ds R
    EOS 6D EOS 6D Mark II
    EOS 7D EOS 7D Mark II
    EOS 1D X EOS 1D X Mark II
    EOS 1D Mark IV EOS 1D Mark III (1)
    EOS 1D Mark II (2) EOS R
    EOS RP  
    Nikon
    D3100 (3) D3200 (4)
    D3300 D3400
    D3500 D5000 (5)
    D5100 (5) D5200
    D5300 D5500
    D5600 D7000 (6)
    D7100 D7200
    D7500 D300 / D300s (7)
    D610 D800 / D800e
    D810 / D810a D850
    D750 D700 (7)
    D500 D90 (7)
    D3 / D3s (8) D3x (7)
    D4 / D4s (8) D5
    Z 6 Z 7
    • (1) This camera does not support bulb mode, movie mode. Only supports shooting in single shot and continuous shoot modes.
    • (2) This camera does not support bulb mode, movie mode.
    • (3) This camera does not support live view, movie mode, touch to focus or live view zoom, focus peeking or bracketing. Only supports shooting in single shot and continuous shoot modes. Can not set shutter speed.
    • (4) This camera does not support bulb mode, movie mode, touch to focus or live view zoom. Can not set shutter speed.
    • (5) This camera does not support live view or bulb mode.
    • (6) This camera does not support bulb mode. Only supports shooting in single shot and continuous shoot modes.
    • (7) This camera does not support bulb mode, movie mode, or focus stacking. Only supports shooting in single shot and continuous shoot modes.
    • (8) This camera does not support bulb mode.
    • (10) This camera does not support movie mode.

What’s Included:

  • Air Direct Wireless Tethering System

    Air Direct Wireless Tethering System (AD7)

  • ONsite LP-E6/N Battery for Air Direct and Canon

    ONsite LP-E6/N Battery for Air Direct and Canon (TT-LP-E6)

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    ONsite LP-E6/N Battery Charger and Charger Cable

  • Air Direct DC to USB Power Cable

    Air Direct DC to USB Power Cable (ADC-DCUSB )

  • Cable ends of ADC-2MB5

    Air Direct USB-C to USB 2.0 Mini-B 5-Pin (ADC-2MB5)

  • Cable ends of ADC-2MB8

    Air Direct USB-C to USB 2.0 Mini-B 8-Pin Cable (ADC-2MB8)

  • Cable ends of ADC-2MB

    Air Direct USB-C to USB 2.0 Micro-B Cable (ADC-2MB)

  • Cable ends of ADC-3MB

    Air Direct USB-C to USB 3.0 Micro-B Cable (ADC-3MB)

  • Cable ends of ADC-CC

    Air Direct USB-C to USB-C Replacement Cable (ADC-CC)