How do I update the Unleashed firmware via the App?

To update the firmware/see the update notification you may need to update the app first (either in the App Store or Google Play store. Once you’ve done this, the update will be available in your Unleashed profile in the app. There will be a red notification badge next to the Unleashed in the bottom left […] Read more…

Is the new Unleashed compatible with external GPS devices?

Yes! We recently added support for directly pairing either the Holux M-241 Plus, the QStarz BL-1000ST or BL-1000GT with the Unleashed. This was possible since these GPS Receivers are some of the few that support Bluetooth Low Energy. Unfortunately most other GPS receivers use only Classic Bluetooth (as did our Unleashed’09) but the new Unleashed […] Read more…

Is the Unleashed compatible with L-brackets?

Yes, it is very likely that it will work with your L-bracket. Most L-Brackets have a cut-out area around the connectors, so you still have access to the sockets. This is exactly where the Unleashed plugs in, and since it is so small, it will usually fit in that cutout area. On Nikons Pro DSLRs, […] Read more…

Does the app need to be open for geotagging to work?

You don’t have to have the app open, meaning actively in the foreground, to be able to use geotagging. Once you’ve activated geotagging, the app only needs to run in the background – feel free to put away your phone if you don’t need it for anything else. Only if you completely close (force-quit) the […] Read more…

Will the GPS drain my phone battery?

No. Nowadays, locating your phone’s position is highly optimized by the brightest minds at Apple, Google and smartphone manufacturers. We also optimized the Unleashed in ways that it only requests GPS coordinates when you’re actively using the camera with geotagging turned on. Normally, when you’re using geotagging you’re holding your camera in your hand. So […] Read more…

Does the Unleashed support focus stacking?

Not yet, but it’s on our to-do list. When we get to implementing the Focus Stacking feature, it will be made available as a free app and firmware update. Be sure to sign up to our newsletter if you don’t want to miss any news about new features. Read more…

Does the Unleashed support HDR bracketing?

Not yet, but it’s on our to-do list. When we get to implementing the HDR bracketing feature, it will be made available as a free app and firmware update. Be sure to sign up to our newsletter if you don’t want to miss any news about new features. Read more…

How does the holy grail timelapse work?

A holy grail timelapse is the name for a day-to-night or night-to-day timelapse. Those timelapses need the on-going adjustment of exposure as lighting conditions are slowly changing. Since you can’t touch the camera while shooting a timelapse and you want to minimize flickering, external hardware (mostly a computer with a certain program) is necessary to […] Read more…

What is the difference compared to other solutions on the market?

The Unleashed is a camera accessory that is unlike other solution in the market of smart camera remote controls. Here are a couple of reasons why: Design: The Unleashed is a tiny unobtrusive device that sits on the side of your camera, NOT blocking the hot-shoe. You’re still able to hold your camera normally and […] Read more…