Compatible Cameras with PhotoRobot
PhotoRobot supports a wide range of camera models. Please contact PhotoRobot before purchasing cameras.
For smooth operation, it is currently advisable to choose either digital SLRs (DSLRs) with interchangeable lenses or mirrorless cameras (CSCs / compact cameras with interchangeable lenses), which can be controlled using software drivers.
- EOS R /RP
- EOS 5DS / EOS 5DS R
- EOS 1D Mark III / 1Ds Mark III / 1D Mark IV / 1D X / 1D C / 1D X Mark II / 5D Mark II / 5D Mark III / 5D Mark IV / 6D / 6D Mark II / 7D / 7D Mark II
- EOS R3 / R5 / R6 / R1
- EOS 80D / 90D
- EOS 850D
We recommend the following WiFi cameras for hand-held detail photography. Camera control via this special WiFi protocol must be enabled in the camera via Canon’s tool application (available via Canon Developer page).
List of alternative models that have not been tested with PhotoRobot.
Basic capture functions are supported for the following models (we recommend using Canon for full functions). For compatibility about specific Nikon models, please contact us.
Disclaimer for Nikon: There is limited support for Apple silicon (M1 and newer) regarding Nikon cameras. The PhotoRobot Controls application needs to be run in Intel processor mode. Instructions can be found on the Apple website.
Disclaimer for Nikon: Shooting Jpeg images is supported by default in start-stop (Normal) mode. Fastshot mode, when the camera trigger is controlled via the shutter cable, is not supported. The RAW+Jpeg combination is not supported by default in the Controls application.
3rd party cameras
We also support third party cameras under the following conditions. Please contact us for specific information.
- The camera is fired with a cable trigger over PhotoRobot Control Unit.
- The transfer of photos from the camera is taken care of by 3rd-party SW installed on the PC. The SW transfers photos to the folder over which PhotoRobot Controls listen.
Please note: 3rd party cameras are supported from PhotoRobot Controls version 2.5.4