Canon R5 CCAPI camera control

About CCAPI camera control #

Newest Canon cameras supports CCAPI WiFi control protocol. This offers most advanced and reliable camera control. For some (newest) Canon cameras is this option also the only fully working.

CCAPI Activation #

Camera control via this sepcial WiFi protocol must be enabled in the camera via Canon’s tool application. This procedure is very simple via USB

Download Canon’s USB tool and activate CCAPI in your camera:
     – Connect camera via USB to your PC or MAC
     – Turn the camera ON
     –  Launch application tool
     – Click to Execute
     – If you have any problem, check PDF manual from Canon included in the ZIP file.

Camera & Entire configuration #

Open Entire’s MENU and set the Entire to WiFi mode. There is no more necessary configuration in the Entire.

•    Open Camera MENU, list Network1
•    Set Wi-Fi settings to ENABLE and enter submenu
•    Scroll down to Camera Control API and enter

•    Scroll to Add connection and enter
•    Click to Add with wizard

•    In the list of available WiFi hotspots select your Entire
•    Select Manual settings

•    Enter manual IP 192.168.10.88
•    Confirm connection
•    Entire will initialize connection automatically

If connection has been configured properly, Entire should show camera as connected:

There is no need to manually re-connect the camera and the Entire again. After power up will the Camera connect the Entire automatically and Entire will initialize connection also automatically.

HDMI overlay enable #

If you don’t use external HDMI recorder, you may miss HDMI overlay in movie mode of the camera. You will then not see actual exposure parameters, recording status and etc.

HDMI overlay in Movie mode can be enabled easily:

  • Switch camera to MOVIE mode
  • Navigate to page SHOOT8
  • Set “HDMI RAW output” to OFF

HDMI overlay in Movie mode can be enabled easily:

  • Select “HDMI display
  • Switch mode to only
  • Now you’ll see overlay with exposure values in HDMI live feed.
About CCAPI camera control

Newest Canon cameras supports CCAPI WiFi control protocol. This offers most advanced and reliable camera control. For some (newest) Canon cameras is this option also the only fully working.

CCAPI Activation

Camera control via this sepcial WiFi protocol must be enabled in the camera via Canon’s tool application. This procedure is very simple via USB

Download Canon’s USB tool and activate CCAPI in your camera:
     – Connect camera via USB to your PC or MAC
     – Turn the camera ON
     –  Launch application tool
     – Click to Execute
     – If you have any problem, check PDF manual from Canon included in the ZIP file.

Camera & Entire configuration

Open Entire’s MENU and set the Entire to WiFi mode. There is no more necessary configuration in the Entire.

•    Open Camera MENU, list Network1
•    Set Wi-Fi settings to ENABLE and enter submenu
•    Scroll down to Camera Control API and enter

•    Scroll to Add connection and enter
•    Click to Add with wizard

•    In the list of available WiFi hotspots select your Entire
•    Select Manual settings

•    Enter manual IP 192.168.10.88
•    Confirm connection
•    Entire will initialize connection automatically

If connection has been configured properly, Entire should show camera as connected:

There is no need to manually re-connect the camera and the Entire again. After power up will the Camera connect the Entire automatically and Entire will initialize connection also automatically.

HDMI overlay enable

If you don’t use external HDMI recorder, you may miss HDMI overlay in movie mode of the camera. You will then not see actual exposure parameters, recording status and etc.

HDMI overlay in Movie mode can be enabled easily:

  • Switch camera to MOVIE mode
  • Navigate to page SHOOT8
  • Set “HDMI RAW output” to OFF

HDMI overlay in Movie mode can be enabled easily:

  • Select “HDMI display
  • Switch mode to only
  • Now you’ll see overlay with exposure values in HDMI live feed.