Canon GP-E2 External GPS Unit for EOS

$319.00
For simple and accurate recording of time and location information, Canon's compact GPS Receiver GP-E2 is the perfect complement to the EOS System. The GP-E2 records location information such as longitude, latitude, elevation, direction and Universal Coordinated Time (UTC) as EXIF data, while also serving as an electronic compass on camera or off.
SKU: Canon GP-E2 External GPS Unit for EOS
 

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For simple and accurate recording of time and location information, Canon's compact GPS Receiver GP-E2 is the perfect complement to the EOS System. The GP-E2 records location information such as longitude, latitude, elevation, direction and Universal Coordinated Time (UTC) as EXIF data, while also serving as an electronic compass on camera or off. Versatile connectivity options include USB and hot shoe connections with the EOS 5D Mark III and the EOS-1D X (USB connection only with the EOS 7D); smart design and rugged construction ensures reliability plus the ability to be used as a standalone GPS recorder. The newest GPS system designed specifically for the EOS system, the GP-E2 is an ideal tool for photographers on the move.

Type 
GPS logging accessory

Compatible Cameras 
- Automatic geotagging when shooting supported by EOS-1D X and later cameras (EOS 5D Mark III and EOS 7D: supported with a firmware update)
- Manual geotagging after shooting (from logging information) supported by all EOS DIGITAL cameras

When the EOS 7D is used with the GP-E2 the following restrictions will apply: 
a) geotagging function will not work for movies while recording
b) geotagging features will not work for movies when using the Map Utility
c) electronic compass information and automatic time setting is not available
d) transmission via the hot shoe is not possible

 

Specifications

Reception Frequency 
1575.42 MHz (L1 band)
* L1 band: Frequency allocated for civilian use. Other frequencies include the L2 band (military use) and L5 band (high-precision civilian use).

Positioning Intervals 
Every 1, 5, 10, 15, or 30 seconds, or every 1, 2, or 5 minutes

Satellite Reception 
Shown on the GPS indicator (red)
Before signal acquisition: Fast blinking
Signal acquired: Slow blinking

Self-contained Navigation 
Not Supported

Power Switch set to On 
Location information (latitude, longitude, altitude, direction, and UTC time) is automatically added to images EXIF information when taking pictures.

Power Switch set to LOG 
- Location information (latitude, longitude, altitude, and UTC time) is recorded on GPS Receiver GP-E2 at the specified interval.

- Location information (latitude, longitude, altitude, direction, and UTC time) is automatically added to images Exif information when taking pictures.

Connected to a Computer 
Supports the following operations when GPS Receiver GP-E2 is connected to a computer and Map Utility is used to access GPS Receiver GP-E2's log files.

- Import logs to the computer
- Delete logs
- Manually geotag shots without GPS information by adding
location information (latitude, longitude, altitude, and UTC time) to image EXIF information
- View a route of where the camera has traveled on a map
- Produce KMZ files from log files
- Update EOS 7D firmware

Type 
Set GPS time data on the camera
* Requires signal acquisition from four or more satellites.

Clock Precision 
1. High-precision time adjustment: ±TBA sec.
* Margin of error relative to UTC time.
* High-precision time adjustment is only available for EOS-1D series cameras (EOS-1D X or later).
2. Normal time adjustment: ±1 sec.

Updating Interval 
1. Auto update: After satellite reception when the GPS Receiver GP-E2 is turned on
2. Immediate updating

 

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