Control your Sony Alpha DSLR from Android phone.
- Release shutter remotely
- Review camera settings remotely
- Change shutter speed, aperture, ISO, exposure compensation, flash compensation
- Preview taken image
- Track image history of a current session. You can view any taken image.
Using Alpha Remote
To control your camera from iPhone you need the following:
- Sony Alpha A900, A850 or A700
- Android phone or tablet
- Alpha Remote application order page.
- Computer to connect camera to
- Server software
- Wi-Fi connection
You need a computer to control your Sony Alpha DSLR with this application. We have another application for direct tethered shooting.
Unpack your copy of the server software and install it.
Install sever software and run it. Allow server to listen to incoming connections. Firewall prompt should appear after first application launch on Windows platform. Correct destination path to download images to.
Connect your camera to a computer.
Please make sure that your camera in Remote PC connection mode.
Check that your Android phone or tablet is able to connect to your computer via Wi-Fi.
Launch your copy of Alpha remote from home screen or all apps launcher. Application propt for a server to connect to. Specify a computer name or IP address. The port field is already filled and should not be changed in most cases.
To change the setting you can use "-" and "+" button on the bottom part of the screen. You can select the settings to control from the spinner between the mentioned two buttons.
Press shutter release button on the bottom-left of the screen to take a shoot. The images that were taken during this session will appear on the bottom of the main screen.
You can scroll images left and right if they will not feet in the screen. To review one of the shoot you can click one of them. The following screen will appeared
You can zoom an image and scroll it. By default it fits the screen. Use the buttons to zoom image. You can return to the main view via "Close" button.