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 activated geotagging the app can be in the background and the phone even in your pocket. Only once you completely closed (force-quit) the app you won’t be able to use geotagging anymore. Read more…

Will the GPS use a lot of power of the phone?

No. Nowadays, locating your phone’s position is highly optimized by the brightest minds at Apple, Google and the 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. […] 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…