Canon Updates Firmware For GPS Receiver GP-E2 and Wireless File Transmitter WFT-E7

Canon released firmware updates for the GPS Receiver GP-E2 and the Wireless File Transmitter WFT-E7A.

Canon’s GPS Receiver GP-E2 records GPS information like longitude, latitude, elevation, direction and Universal Coordinated Time (UTC) as EXIF data on photo files using a compatible EOS camera.

The WFT-E7A Wireless File Transmitter from Canon makes it simple and easy to set up wired and wireless transfers with the 5D Mark III DSLR camera.

Canon GPS Receiver GP-E2 and Wireless File Transmitter WFT-E7 firmware update


Firmware Version 2.0.0 incorporates the following fixes and improvements:

  • Fixes a phenomenon in which, in rare cases, the signal acquisition indicator on the GPS Receiver GP-E2 displays “Slow blinking (Signal acquired)” even if a signal is not yet acquired.
  • Fixes a phenomenon which new log files may not be saved correctly if the built-in memory of the GPS Receiver GP-E2 becomes full.
  • Support for the EOS Rebel T6s / EOS 760D and EOS Rebel T6i / EOS 750D cameras has been added.
  • Support for the EOS 5Ds and EOS 5Ds R cameras has been added.

Download firmware 2.0.0 for the GP-E2 at Canon USA

Canon has updated the firmware for the wireless file transmitter, the WFT-E7A

Firmware Version 1.2.0 incorporates the following improvement:

  • Support has been added for the EOS 5Ds / EOS 5Ds R.

Download firmware 1.2.0 for the WFT-E7A at Canon USA