I love having the camera ‘untethered,’ because I mostly work with kids, I usually forget the camera is attached to the computer via a cable, and I’m clumsy.
He then lights the scene with his Profoto D2 lights and captures everything while shooting tethered through Capture One Pro.
I tether to my MacBook Pro using a Tether Tools cable and then I do all the editing in Capture One Pro.
Tether Tools products are affordable, durable and are designed for reliability. The JerkStopper is also a must here since it will prevent trips or incidents where you might pull the cable out of the camera mid-shoot.
I’ve been using Tether Tools products for years now, so they are a company I trust to create tools I can depend on when I’m on set.
Although the Air Direct has immediate appeal to the studio photographer, the ability to send an image to a computer at speed and without cables is also of use for professionals working on a location, that, say want to see the images they are shooting on a bigger screen.
Products like the Case Relay have made lives a lot easier for a lot of DSLR and mirrorless shooters when it comes to power.
It lets you shoot like I’m doing here, on location…. so I can power all my peripherals. “It uses a D-Tap battery, which is very versatile for powering all kinds of things. You can use this battery to power your laptop, and other systems…and video lights and video cameras. It’s a very versatile battery.
When you travel out on location, those outlets can’t exactly travel with you. That is what makes the Tether Tools ONsite Power Management System so useful—especially if you are a photographer who would benefit greatly from taking your tethering setup on the road.
From time-lapse photography to video, many photographers need more battery power than their camera system can adequately hold on board. …there is an answer for those looking to create images and video: the Case Relay from Tether Tools.
What do you get for the $99 investment in the Case Relay? You get that thing which is so desirable in power solutions for electronic devices: simplicity and reliability!
If you’re in the video industry, odds are you have a bunch of D-Tap batteries sitting around. Those batteries are power you can harness and use when you’re on location.
With ONsite power, you’ll finally get a bit of peace of mind.
The device pairs with a standard D-Tap battery and has a pair of AC outlets and four fast-charging USB ports.
ONsite Power is a travel-friendly, long-lasting, and versatile power solution
If you need portable power, Tether Tools’ new ONsite Power line of accessories may just do the trick.
Travel friendly? Check. Long-lasting? Yep.
The Tether Tools Case Air is a great and much more affordable alternative to the CamRanger, and with a host of good features.
the TetherPro USB-C Cable is a no-brainer to include in your gear bag.
SnapBridge, the Case Air system provides a useful and practical range of features in a small, lightweight unit, supported by reliable software
Reduce the stress and save the port with a TetherBlock
The cable does what it is supposed to perfectly: transfer files at high speed.
We have this nice little future-proofed tether cable that removes the dongle from the equation.
The system delivers a steady flow of power to your camera—essentially, a never-ending battery.
It’s a great little product. I highly suggest it
We’ve been very impressed at how useful this piece of gear is, especially when shooting in remote locations.
It’s super lightweight; it’s very cleverly designed, and all connects in seconds
But to much of my surprise (not being paid to say this), the Case Air proved me wrong and kicked ass.
Solid build, compact, light-weight, and quick set up time.
If you are shooting with a Sony camera, you know that they eat and spit batteries faster than I eat M&Ms…And this is where the Case Relay comes into play.
All in all, if you’re shooting in a professional environment with a client, or just at all, it’s good to have this…It’s a good product. I recommend.
As well as tethering your camera, the Case Air system allows you to control advanced camera settings such focus points, exposure, bracketing, time-lapse, HDR and more.
One of my favorite new products comes from the folks at Tether Tools. They see a photographers needs, and rush in to solve the problem. I first found them while hunting down a great table system for shooting while tethered. They got that game DOWN!
The wireless tethering options available on the market haven’t been many over the years; but the new Tether Tools Case Air dongle is looking to change that and do it at an affordable price.
The innovative new Case Air wireless from Tether Tools is an innovative wireless system enabling you to transfer images from your camera to a computer, tablet or smartphone with robust remote control of your settings.
Check out our hands-on gallery of photos of the Case Air wireless tethering solution from Tether Tools.
To a photographer or filmmaker, Case Air provides new and exciting tools to collaborate and capture the shot.
Called the Case Air Wireless Tethering System, the device connects to your camera’s USB port and creates its own Wi-Fi network to wirelessly send images from your camera to a mobile device or computer.
According to Tether Tools, the Case Air can go for 6-9 hours on a single charge.
Tether Tools is actually a large partner of the CASE team, and helped develop the technology and design of the product.
It enables you to wirelessly control your camera with your smartphone or PC through a WiFi hotspot
Tether Tools has many, many mounting options, and the PowrGrip is one of our favorites because of it’s ability to get our light in tight spaces; it truly works with us to be a solution and not just another option.
Tether Tools has announced TetherBoost Pro, a product that lets photographers shoot with a tethered USB 3.0 connection of up to 65 feet without any frustrating signal drops.
Everyone, at some point or another, has wished that they could have a longer USB cable: whether it’s a few more inches to reach the plug under your desk, a 5-foot long cord to plug a phone in on your nightstand, or a 65-foot long USB cable that stretches across your implausibly-large-yet-poorly-wired house.
Dropped connections are a common issue when shooting with a tether, but Tether Tools believes they’ve discovered a solution that will work at up to 65 feet.
Tether Tools today introduced the new TetherBoost Pro System, billed as “the first streamlined solution for common USB 3.0 tether connection challenges.”
We think the mounts are competitively priced and a good value considering what you get: well-thought-out and well-tested mounts that are versatile and a great addition to any photographer’s kit. 5 stars.
Considering how fragile drones can be, it’s amazing that the best solution for launching them up until now has been placing them on the ground and lifting off from there.
Tether Tools’ Aero LaunchPad is a stable portable and elevated platform designed for drone enthusiasts.
The Tether Tools Case Relay system is a good way to power your tools for the long haul. Just be sure to prepare for all the other stuff, too.
The Case Relay Camera Power System works as exactly advertised. It allows you to seamlessly use your camera without the interruption of switching batteries or losing power.
Tether Tools has solved the problem with a new product called the Case Relay Camera Power System (CPS).
Camera batteries usually pick the worst moments to fail. We’ve all been there…But Tether Tools’ new Case Relay Power System lets you defy the limitations of your camera’s battery altogether.
Case Relay Consistently Powers Cameras via 5V USB External Battery & AC Power
What’s important here is not so much the tech itself, but the massive gap in the market it fills. It’s a simple solution for a simple problem has never been properly addressed, which is always a good thing.
Imagine being able to shoot without worrying about the battery dying!
The Case Relay Camera Power System from Tether Tools offers ‘infinite camera power’ for most DSLR and mirrorless cameras from Canon, Nikon, Sony and Panasonic. The system works via a DC coupler that plugs into both the camera’s battery port and the Case Relay. The Relay plugs into either a 5V USB external battery or a wall outlet.
Tether Tools has released the Case Relay Power System, which allows you to connect an external power source such as USB battery packs or AC power. When the external pack runs low on power, you can hot swap to another USB battery pack without losing power to your camera.
The Tether Tools Case Relay Camera Power System (CPS) is the first uninterruptible power system that consistently powers a camera via any common USB 5-volt power pack or wall power.
Tether Tools Introduces Cost Effective Camera Power System for Video Recording and Timelapse Photography
TetherTools has introduced the new Case Relay Camera Power System that allows you to power your DSLR for timelapse and video shooting without power interruption. The Case Relay Power System plugs into your camera’s battery port using a compatible camera coupler and provides a built-in UPS to power to your camera even when the connected power source needs to be swapped.
We have been looking for a way to power our camera with USB since we published our review of the PowerAdd Pilot Pro 32000mAh Battery – which can power a laptop and any type of USB device you can throw at it but can’t really charge a camera (at least not DSLRs and most mirrorless cameras).
For photographers that need constant power when working and can’t afford to have even a slight delay, Tether Tools has released the Case Relay Camera Power System, the world’s first power system that provides uninterrupted power to your camera via USB 5V or wall power.
Camera batteries usually pick the worst moments to fail. We’ve all been there. The typical solution is to simply stock up on extra batteries. But Tether Tool’s new Case Relay Power System lets you defy the limitations of your camera’s battery altogether.
Tether Tools today unveiled a new product for photographers called the Case Relay. The company says it’s the world’s first system that lets you provide uninterruptible power for a DSLR or mirrorless camera using any standard 5V USB battery pack or a wall outlet.
Live from PhotoPlus Expo 2015! Lauren Kapinos-Simons from Tether Tools joins us on the BeTerrific PhotoPlus 2015 Live Show to show us the newest products from Tether Tools including Rapid Mounts!
TetherTools continues to push into new product categories as the company matures. Moving beyond the PowrGrip, MaxClamp, EasyGrip and SuperFlex Arm, the company developed a proprietary adhesive, which claims to stick the new Q20 GoPro and SLX Speedlight mounts to any smooth, painted or lightly textured surface. The kicker? The adhesive easily removes without damage, or leaving any residue.
The RapidMount SLX can let the photographer to mount a light both horizontally and vertically the Q20 does the same with a small articulating arm for microphones, GoPros etc.
Designed to maintain a strong signal connection between your camera and computer when shooting tethered, the Tether Boost Core Controller is the perfect solution, especially when shooting at distances of 15 feet or more.
You start jiggling the cable in the ports, you try the laptop connection and the camera connection, but nothing works. You reboot the computer—twenty minutes gone and you’re still not sure the problem has been solved. Do you hear that whooshing noise? It’s the sound of the steam coming out of your shoot.
We’re at the Tether Tools booth. These guys have all kinds of stuff for Tethered Shooting.
Over here, we have more Tether Tools stuff to make sure everything is nice and locked down…
Ever wish you had an extra hand to hold something when you’re on a shoot? Look no further than the Tether Tools StrapMoore.
Setting up a photo booth for a company party or wedding that you’re covering can involve a lot of work, and require an awful lot of large and ungainly gear. The folks at Tether Tools want to change that, with a light, flexible, modular system that works with standardized mounts and gear you already have to set up your photo booth shooting rig easily.
Customers serious about integrating mobile device and DSLR will likely need custom mounting options. TetherTools has a whole range of products for photographers and videographers, including the Wallee Connect Kit for iPad…
Tether Tools has the answer. VuBooth offers a quick, easy, and inexpensive way to create a photo booth for any event. It’s a modular system that’s easy to transport and works with a tripod.
The Vu Booth introduces a solution that allows photographers to integrate gear they already have on hand to create a portable and streamlined photo booth for their clients.
Tether Tools is a company creating photography accessories for mainly in-studio and on-location shoots–as well as solutions for tethering. BlackRapid creates camera straps that have become an essential companion for some hardcore photographers because of their strap’s utility and functionality. When you put these two companies together, you get the TabStrap for the Wallee System which includes a shoulder strap, connector, and bracket to work with your iPad…
Photographers and parents know it is not always easy to keep the attention of the little ones or pets during a shoot, Tether Tools adds. “The Look Lock System is designed to keep kids and animals looking at the camera’s lens and allowing you to focus on what you do best – create great images.”
Ever wish you had an extra hand to hold something when you’re on a shoot? Look no further than the Tether Tools StrapMoore.
It can help keep kids and pets entertained during shoots, take awesome POV videos or be used as a small teleprompter when shooting video.
The new High-Visibility Orange USB Male-A to Mini-B and Active Extension Tethering Cables and High-Visibility Cat6 Network Cables help ensure cables can be seen throughout the studio or during on-location shoots.
I really love their stuff, and so will the photographer on your gift list.
With this simple system the iPad is very light when not mounted into any stand, so hand holding transition is easy. As well, with the TetherTools set-up, once the hub is off, you have a lightweight back protector for your iPad.
The Wallee Connect is part of a wide variety of tools available for the iPad, all designed by Tether Tools to make iPads more accessible in every aspect of our lives. The collection ranges from stands and cases to wall mounts, and now an iPad can even attach to professional film and photo equipment.
Tether Tools, those clever designers of the Tether Table Aero System, has launched an accessory compartment, the Aero XDC, to assist photographers shooting tethered with external hard drives. The Aero XDC and XDC Duo hold one or two drives and mount flush to the under-surface of any Tether Table Aero.
I then came across a company called Tether Tools who specifically make a whole range of products to make tethering easier. I want to chat about a handful of their products. Firstly, as we are already talking about Laptop platforms, lets start there.
Have you ever had a sync cable suddenly come loose from your camera? I have. Their JerkStopper Camera Support ($16.95) removes the stress and strain from the cord to ensure that the plug stays connected and protected from damage.