Canon W-E1 Wi-Fi Adapter#1716C001

SD-card sized Wi-Fi adapter that gives advanced wireless capabilities to EOS 7D Mark II, EOS 5DS and EOS 5DS R cameras*


  • Shoot from up to 10m away using Wi-Fi
  • Connect directly or via an existing network
  • Ultra-portable SD-card design that can go anywhere

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Insert the W-E1 Wi-Fi Adapter into the SD card slot of an EOS 7D Mark II, EOS 5D S or EOS 5D S R to enable wireless capabilities. Control the camera from up to 10m away – changing settings, capturing pictures and even composing with Live View on the screen of your smart device or PC/Mac. Images and movies can be shared via an ad-hoc connection to a phone, tablet or computer, or by using an existing Wi-Fi network.


  • Shoot from up to 10m away using Wi-Fi
  • Connect directly or via an existing network
  • Ultra-portable SD-card design that can go anywhere
  • Transfer images to a smart device or PC/Mac computer
  • See what your EOS sees, with remote Live View


Canon W-E1 Wi-Fi Adapter

Product specification


Specification Details
Wi-Fi Adapter type Image transfer adapter compatible with IEEE802.11b, IEEE802.11g, IEEE802.11n Wireless LAN
Wi-Fi Adapter design SD Card (without internal memory)
Compatible cameras EOS 7D Mark II¹, EOS 5DS¹, EOS 5DS R¹


Specification Details
Communication with smartphones
  • Images can be viewed, controlled, and received using a smartphone
  • Remote control of the camera using a smartphone
Remote operation using EOS Utility Remote control functions and image viewing functions of EOS Utility can be used wirelessly


Specification Details
Connecting Software
  • EOS Utility (for PC and Mac)
  • Canon Camera Connect App (for compatible Android and iOS devices)
Supported file formats for transfer JPEG, MP4
NFC connection Not supported
Max. number of connections 1


Specification Details
Standards compliance
  • IEEE 802.11b
  • IEEE 802.11g
  • IEEE 802.11n
Transmission range Approx. 10m
Transmission frequency 2412 to 2462 MHz / Channels: 1 to 11 ch
Wireless LAN configuration methods
  • Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)
  • PIN code
Connection methods Camera access point mode / Infrastructure (IEEE 802.11n/11b/11g)
Encryption WEP, TKIP, AES
Signal strength display Indicated on a scale of one to four on the rear LCD panel of cameras, in an antenna icon


Specification Details
Dimensions 24.0 × 32.0 × 2.1mm
Weight 2g
Operating Environment 0 – 40 °C, 85% or less humidity


Specification Details
Disclaimers All data is based on Canon standard testing methods except where indicated and subject to change without notice
Compatible cameras ¹ Firmware update required


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* Compatible with EOS 7D Mark II, EOS 5DS and EOS 5DS R with firmware update. Requires EOS Utility running under Apple MacOS or Microsoft Windows or Camera Connect running on Apple iOS or Android.

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