I have a D600 with a RRS L-bracket which makes plugging in anything into the ports on the side of the camera impractical in the field. It looks like most, if not all, Nikon GPS units plug into one of the ports on the side. Does anyone know if there a GPS module available for the D600 which mounts on the flash socket on top of the camera without any connection to the side of the camera? My Pentax K-5 had this option but I am not sure about Nikon.
#1. "RE: Hotshoe-mounted GPS for D600?" | In response to Reply # 0ericbowles Nikonian since 25th Nov 2005Mon 10-Jun-13 05:31 PM
The short answer is No. The side port or the 10 pin connection provide communication with the camera and allow it to record the GPS data. The hotshoe may be used to hold the GPS device, but it still needs to be connected. Even the third party models are plugged into the camera.
There are plenty of GPS devices that can be used and data imported after the fact. That's a little more complicated.
The RRS L-bracket has a slot and can be repositioned to provide more space. There is also a 3rd party USB L connector that could be used.
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#3. "RE: Hotshoe-mounted GPS for D600?" | In response to Reply # 1
#4. "RE: Hotshoe-mounted GPS for D600?" | In response to Reply # 0
I do have a Kirk bracket which can be positionned further to the left so that not to prevent the opening of compartment doors. Can't you do the same with your RRS bracket ?
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