Wireless camera controller maker CamFi has launched an improved version of its CamFi Pro model, the CamFi Pro Plus. Like the Pro, the new model offers wireless tethering for more than 500 camera models from all major brands.

In addition you can now directly tether to your favorite third-party applications, such as Capture One, Lightroom, EOS utility, Sony Pixel and others, all via WiFi. As before, the camera is controlled remotely via the native CamFi app.

In its own tests, CamFi found the maximum Wi-Fi speed to be approximately 10MB/sec. 20MP Raw files need approximately three seconds to transfer from your camera to the computer using the Capture One software,

Third party tethering works with Windows and Mac computers. A full list of supported cameras is available here. The new CamFi Pro Plus will set you back $339 but existing Pro users will be able to upgrade for $40 from the 18th of January. More information is available on the CamFi website.

Press Release:

CamFi Announces CamFi Pro Plus, Adding Fast Wireless Tethering for 500+ Cameras

Guangdong, CHINA—DECEMBER 18, 2018—CamFi, maker of wireless camera controllers, announced the release of CamFi Pro Plus today. This new product adds the wireless tethering feature for 500+ cameras, including Canon, Nikon, Sony, Fuji, Pentax and more. All DSLR cameras which support USB tethering can be supported by CamFi Pro Plus.

"This is a big step for tethering technology," said Mark Ma, the CEO of CamFi Limited. "It will improve the productivity for the professional photographers greatly, without any study cost.” With wireless tethering, there is need for a USB cable to connect the camera and computer. CamFi Pro Plus also allows photographers to keep using familiar tools, such as Capture One, Lightroom, EOS utility, Sony Pixel and so forth, directly via WiFi.

CamFi Pro Plus adds the third party tethering service. It can send USB data to the client device directly through a WiFi connection. When a camera is connected with CamFi Pro Plus, the laptop which connects to it will act as if the USB device plugged into it directly. In tests, the maximum Wi-Fi speed can achieve 10M Bytes/second. For a 20M raw photo, for example, this translates into need only about three seconds to transfer with Capture One.

The third party tethering service of CamFi Pro Plus supports Windows and Mac. The price of CamFi Pro Plus is $339. It can be ordered via CamFi web site. All the existing customers of CamFi Pro can order the upgrade service for $40.

For more information, visit http://cam-fi.com/en/product/camfi-pro-plus.html