Control your Sony Alpha DSLR from iPhone or iPod.

Features list

  • 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.
iAlpha Remote in action

Using iAlpha Remote

To control your camera from iPhone you need the following:
  • Sony Alpha A900, A850 or A700
  • iPhone or iPod
  • iAlpha Remote application App Store link.
  • Computer to connect camera to
  • Server software
  • Wi-Fi connection
Request your copy of the server part here and install it.

Windows note: Please make sure that your have installed Bonjour service. It can be present in the system if you use iTunes. You can download a copy here. Please check that you have a latest version of Bonjour.
Please make sure that your bonjour service is not blocked by windows firewall. This can happened if you installed bonjour with iTunes.

Mac OS X note: please check for software update and install all the latest updates before installing server part. Install sever software and run it. Allow server to listen to incoming connections. Firewall prompt should appear after first application launch. 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 iPhone or iPod is able to connect to your computer via Wi-Fi.
Launch your copy of iAlpha remote from springboard. Application will ask you to select a server to connect to. Select a server from the list. The following screen should appear:
Initial view

To change the setting you can use "-" and "+" button on the bottom part of the screen. You can change the settings to control by pressing the button between the mentioned two. The following screen will appeared:
Setting selection

Select type of the setting you want to change and tap the "Select" button. The selected setting will appear between the + and - button.

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 part of the main screen.
Image filmstrip

You can scroll images left and right if they will not feet in the screen. To review one of the shoot you can tap one of them. The following screen will appeared
Review image

You can zoom an image and scroll it. By default it fits the screen. Press 1:1 button or double tap an image to zoom it. You can use standard iOs gestures to zoom in and out the image. You can return to the main view by tapping the "Done" button.