Writing location information of a smartphone on a recorded
Wireless connectivity required:
The smartphone sends its location information to the camera via Bluetooth, and the
camera performs recording while writing the acquired location information.
The smartphone acquires
Enable the GPS function on the smartphone.
Make a Bluetooth connection to the smartphone
Select the camera's menu
• The camera will enter a mode where location information can be recorded and [
displayed on the recording screen.
Take pictures on the camera
• Location information will be written to the recorded pictures.
When the displayed [
Location information is not acquired, so data cannot be written. Positioning with the GPS on the
smartphone may not be possible if the smartphone is in a location such as a building or a bag.
Move the smartphone to a location where positioning performance can be optimised, such as that
offers a wide view of the sky, to try positioning. In addition, refer to the operating instructions of your
Images with location information are indicated with [
Be sure to pay special attention to the privacy, the likeness rights, etc. of the subject when
you use this function. Use at your own risk.
The smartphone battery drains faster while location information is being recorded.
The location information cannot be written in the following cases:
• Motion pictures recorded in [AVCHD] format
The smartphone sends the
[Setup] → [Bluetooth] → [Location Logging] → [ON]
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Controlling with a Smartphone
The camera performs recording
while writing the location
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