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Nikon WU-1b Wireless Mobile Adapter - WU-1b

Abt Model: 13186 | UPC Code: 018208131860
Nikon - WU-1b - Digital Camera & Camcorder Accessory Kits
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Easily Transfer Images from Device To Device/ Wi-Fi Shooting/ Easy Sharing Capabilities/ Limited Compatibility/ Black Finish
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Product Details

Nikon WU-1b Wireless Mobile Adapter, Model 13186

The WU-1b optional wireless mobile adapter allows you to automatically send great images to your smartphone and even use your smartphone to remotely capture images from your D600 D-SLR/Nikon 1 V2/Nikon 1 J3/Nikon 1 S1. With the easy to use app, now when you can't wait to share that great shot, you don't have to. Share it to your smartphone or tablet in an instant.

Features

  • Easy Transfer
    Images from the D600 D-SLR/Nikon 1 V2/Nikon 1 J3/Nikon 1 S1 can be downloaded to a compatible smart device as they are taken, or existing images can be downloaded from the camera's SD memory card.
    Note: Images will be downloaded after they are saved to the camera's memory card.
  • Easy Sharing
    Single images or groups of images can be shared using apps stored on the smart device via email, text messaging or by uploading to a blog or social networking site—just like any other image on your smartphone or tablet.
    Notes: Movies cannot be viewed using the Wireless Mobile Adapter utility (app) but can be played back by tapping the movie or playback icon, to display a list of movie apps and choosing an app from the list.
  • Wi-Fi Shooting
    Images can be taken remotely using a compatible smart device using the camera's Live View preview on the smart device to frame and compose the subject.
    Note: Smart device is used to remotely fire the camera, maximum distance is up to 49 feet and the smart device can’t be used to adjust settings on the camera.

Specifications

Compatibility

  • OS: Smartphones, Tablets: Android™ version 2.3 or later (smartphone), Android version 3.0 or later (tablet). iPhone® and iPad®: iOS version 6.0 or later.
  • Wi-Fi®: 11b/g/n (maximum range approximately 10-15m/33-49 ft).
  • Cameras: D600, Nikon 1 J3, Nikon 1 S1, Nikon 1 V2

Approximate Weight

  • Shipping: 1 lb
More reasons to buy the Nikon WU-1b from Abt Electronics
  • Abt.com is an authorized dealer (Learn More).
  • The Nikon WU-1b is Brand New.
  • The Nikon WU-1b Ships in a Factory Sealed Box.
  • Abt ships this product for free!
 

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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Nikon WU-1b Wireless Mobile Adapter
 
2.2

(based on 22 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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41%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Nice for what it is

For those that rate this device low because it disconnects. The problem isn't the WU-1b or the app. The problem is actually your device. Your device wants a connection to the Internet...Read complete review

For those that rate this device low because it disconnects. The problem isn't the WU-1b or the app. The problem is actually your device. Your device wants a connection to the Internet and since this can't get to the Internet if you have another WiFi network in range that your phone or iPad is setup to connect to it will abandon the WU-1b in favor of the other connection. Remove your other network and it works great. Response time is a little slow but it is fantastic to be able to be able to check focus on the larger screen. It is extremely helpful if you are in a tight space and can't get behind your computer. Being able to touch the screen to select the focus point is quick and easy. Response is a bit slow so this isn't the release mechanism for taking fast pictures of subjects like kids.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

IOS App needs Work

App is buggy and crashes frequently as you use it. Restarts but it is annoying. Functionality is limited, as described in product description. If the app allowed more camera control this would be...Read complete review

App is buggy and crashes frequently as you use it. Restarts but it is annoying. Functionality is limited, as described in product description. If the app allowed more camera control this would be worth the cost . As it is, it is an expensive remote with wireless download capability. Raw files can be viewed but mine would not download

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1.0

Do not rely on this to work

By FrankD

from Undisclosed

Comments about Nikon WU-1b Wireless Mobile Adapter:

I have been struggling with this adapter for almost a year and have given up. Lose connection ad distances of less than 1ft. Have tried with multiple devices with the same failure. I would not recommend.

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1.0

The most poor nikon accessory ever, don't spend your money and time.

By CristianTroncoso

from Undisclosed

Comments about Nikon WU-1b Wireless Mobile Adapter:

The most poor nikon accessory ever The app is a bad joke, don't spend your money and time.

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1.0

Useless

By Johnnie

from Undisclosed

Comments about Nikon WU-1b Wireless Mobile Adapter:

This is a useless gadget without support for the most popular operating system in the world. What is Nikon thinking, not creating a Windows app?

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5.0

This dongle works great, but it is a dongle.

By lightimpressions

from Undisclosed

Comments about Nikon WU-1b Wireless Mobile Adapter:

Wish this was built into my d610, but works fine with my iphone 4, ipad 2nd gen. and ipad air (w/ the Nikon app.) The small case, and leash helps keep it nearby and convenient. Nikon needs to work more on the app than on any hardware upgrade. Plus cost is very reasonable IMHO.

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3.0

This device work only on iphone 4 with no other wifi configuration

By JerseyT

from Undisclosed

Comments about Nikon WU-1b Wireless Mobile Adapter:

I tried to use iphone 5 and iphone 4. And it only work well with iphone 4 with no other wifi configured. I wish they can make this device to use bluetooth connection that would resolve all the problem everyone is having a problem.

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2.0

Works, but that's pretty much it

By satinswan

from Undisclosed

Comments about Nikon WU-1b Wireless Mobile Adapter:

I have a Nikon 1 J3. The WU-1b connects my camera and my tablet, and it takes a picture when I tap the button, but that's it. There is no "tap to focus" option in any focus setting. The software ignores manual settings. The software ignores manual focus. I knew before purchasing that changes to settings couldn't be made from within the app, but I did expect it that it would use the settings I selected prior to connecting. I love my camera, but at this point I don't understand why they put a bulb function in the J3 since bulb is more or less unusable without a remote control and the only remote available for it is the WU-1b and its much-to-be-desired software. Being able to use bulb without holding down the button and getting blurry photos was the prime reason I bought the adapter, but the software effectively neuters the adapter for use with this camera. I cannot recommend this product for use with the Nikon 1 system at this point. If they fix the issue of the software totally ignoring the camera settings, that would change.

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1.0

Horrible

By Socrates

from The Philadelphia part of New Jersey

Comments about Nikon WU-1b Wireless Mobile Adapter:

I have a Nikon-1 V2 with the WU-1b controlled by an Apple iPod. First problem is WiFi distance. If there are no obstructions, I can get perhaps eight feet away but no more. That makes it kind of useless because I intended to use it for wildlife photography. The second problem was confirmed by Nikon support. I set my camera for shutter priority, fixed ISO and the WU overrides my decision and shoots at program mode, auto-ISO. Tried aperture priority with identical override. Finally tried full manual and fixed ISO and the the pics were taken in program mode, auto-ISO. I contacted Nikon support and they confirmed that this is the way that it's intended to work! It's too late to get a refund from the retailer so my WU will end up in the trash.

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5.0

Wireless Live View on my 10" Screen!

By NikkoNikon

from Undisclosed

Comments about Nikon WU-1b Wireless Mobile Adapter:

Sure, there's a bit of a delay, but the fact that I can remote view and shoot my DSLR from 15 feet away is amazing! Others may have reported wireless issues, but I haven't had any.

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1.0

Doesn't even work!

By DD

from Undisclosed

Comments about Nikon WU-1b Wireless Mobile Adapter:

I'm on my second one and I cannot get it to connect. Doesn't flash red or green. I get nothing. I follow all of the instructions and NOTHING! So mad! This little thing ain't cheap.

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(0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
2.0

Buggy at best

By El Nikono

from Boston

Comments about Nikon WU-1b Wireless Mobile Adapter:

it does work, sort of. probably needs more mature app attention. will not fully quit, disconnects a lot...

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