Newb question about bulk photo upload from Z cameras

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Ernie Misner
Ernie Misner Veteran Member • Posts: 7,814
Re: Newb question about bulk photo upload from Z cameras

jthomas39 wrote:

Power the camera on!

Using Windows: my Z6 plugged in with the USB cable works just like a flash drive. I can navigate to the Z6 folders and copy files as usual.

The Z6 shows up as a device when it's powered off

and isn't it charging the battery when off?

, but without any folders or files. That's confusing. Once I turn it on, the files appear.

I assume you can do something similar with your Mac.

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I'm not sure why a USB hub wouldn't work. Can you get a USB adapter plug, USB A to USB3? Then you can plug the camera in directly with the adapter. Or a new cable that's USB3 on both ends?

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A card reader is a lot faster than the camera USB transfer. It can be ten times faster.

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