DIGITAL DIRECTOR is the only Apple certified (MFi – Made for iPad Certification) electronic device that connects your camera and iPad to help manage the photo and video workflow, from setting your camera to sharing your pictures. It works with Canon and Nikon DSLRs and iPad mini 3/2, Air 2 and Air.
Full Control of the Nikon/Canon
DIGITAL DIRECTOR features a dedicated CPU (micro-processor ARM® Cortex®-A8) that together with dedicated App, provides an interface between the two devices, which enables the camera protocols to be fully understood and controlled by the iPad via a cable.
Stable and Reliable
DIGITAL DIRECTOR ensures a reliable USB cabled connection (up to 10 m/33 ft.) between camera and iPad.
Digital Director APP
The dedicated App (available on the App Store) works together with DIGITAL DIRECTOR hardware and its microprocessor, transforming the iPad into an extraordinary interface enabling:
- Real time "Live View" monitoring
- Remote shooting and control of all key parameters and focus point on Canon and Nikon DSLRs in real time
- Quick and easy intervalometer and time lapse set up
- Remote control of individual or group of Manfrotto LYKOS and Litepanels ASTRA LEDs (up to 13 lights) via Bluetooth®
- Download and post production of pictures
- Sharing of pictures
Remote control your Nikon/Canon DSLRsThis intuitive iPad application allows you to set your camera's key functions - such as focus point, exposure, aperture and speed - for both video and photo.
Greater precision focus controlOn-screen focus peaking indicator and/or digital zoom to ensure crisply accurate focus.
Manage your images and share themDownload still images directly to your iPad for immediate post-production and sharing.
The Genius in DIGITAL DIRECTOR
The electronics embedded in (Apple certified) DIGITAL DIRECTOR is the heart of the system. The built-in Apple microchip together with the 600MHz 256MB DRAM ARM® Cortex®-A8 microprocessor work simultaneously in order to ensure the iPad and camera communicate perfectly.
- Key Results:
- 1All key shooting parameters can be controlled, starting from different camera protocols.
- 2Video streaming between devices is smooth and consistent, with extremely low latency time.
- 3 High quality images download ultra-fast onto the iPad.
- Low angle shooting
- Photo application
- Video Application
- Low angle shooting
- Focus control shooting
- Slider application
- Jib application
- Gimble application
DIGITAL DIRECTOR is designed to make shooting photos and videos simple. Using a USB cable up to 10 meters (33 ft), you have a totally reliable, high-performance connection between your Canon or Nikon DSLR and iPad that's always stable. DIGITAL DIRECTOR also enables you to place the camera even in the most awkward or difficult to reach positions and conveniently control it remotely.
Workflow Management Processor
Manage all phases of your workflow, from setting up camera parameters to sharing your images.
DIGITAL DIRECTOR Compatibility
Canon (EOS Series)
1Dx, 1Dc, 5Ds, 5Ds R, 5D Mark IV, 5D Mark III, 6D, 7D Mark II,
80D, 70D, 60D, 760D, 750D, 700D, 100D, 1300D, 1200D
D5, D4s, D4, D810, D800, D800E, Df, D750, D610,
D500, D7200, D7100, D7000, D5500, D5300
MVDDA13 for iPad Air
MVDDA14 for iPad Air 2
MVDDM14 for iPad mini 3
MVDDM14 for iPad mini 2
iPad Air 2 & iPad Air
iPad mini 3 & iPad mini 2
DIGITAL DIRECTOR allows to remotely control up to thirteen Manfrotto LYKOS LEDS via Bluetooth®.
- Turn lights on/off
- Adjust dimming level
- Adjust color temperature
- Setting up groups
- Configure/save multiple scenes
DIGITAL DIRECTOR Accessories
DIGITAL DIRECTOR accessories are designed to carry and organize it, protect the iPad screen from direct sun light. A variety of friction arms are available to hold the DIGITAL DIRECTOR in a precise and stable position, thanks to the standard 3/8" thread on the back.
Photo & Video
DIGITAL DIRECTOR transforms your iPad Air 2, Air, mini 3 and mini 2 into an external monitor, so you can take full advantage of its High Definition Retina Display. This is the ideal solution for managing your entire photo workflow; from the setting your camera to sharing your pictures. If you're shooting video, use it as an external monitor and remote control for your camera parameters. Have a look at the video tutorial for more details.
- Top View
- Bottom view
- Safety lock open
- Lightning connector
- Standard 3/8" thread with anti-rotation
- Led indicator flashes when DIGITAL DIRECTOR is working
- Power option 4AA batteries or AC adapter
- Side view
- DIGITAL DIRECTOR: top and bottom views with iPad
- DIGITAL DIRECTOR accessories
- DIGITAL DIRECTOR, iPad, LYKOS Led and DSLR cameras
Manfrotto DIGITAL DIRECTOR Tutorial Video
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