1). What geotagging information does Solmeta geotagger provide?
Solmeta Geotaggers provide longitude, latitude, altitude, UTC time and heading information (Geotagger N1 does not provide heading) to digital photos.
All this information is written into the EXIF by the Nikon camera at the time the shot is taken, and can be seen on the Nikon camera LCD, or reviewed later on a computer.
2). What image file types can the Solmeta Geotagger written GPS datas into?
When the Geotagger is connected directly with the data cable to a compatible Nikon DSLR, Solmeta Geotaggers can embed GPS/geotagging datas into all current format images that supported by Nikon DSLRs: JPEG,JPG, TIFF, and RAW.
3). What makes Solmeta Geotagger better than the rest?
Solmeta is specialized in developing GPS for digital photos, we provide various of geotaggers to meet different requirements from customers. Solmeta
geotagger uses direct geotagging, GPS data embed into photos directly in Nikon camera, no more work at computer. Solmeta geotagger is equipped with
compass, which can provide heading information. Solmeta geotagger has "indoor" function, it can reuse the last known GPS information in the absence
of GPS reception. Solmeta geotagger has " Auto Power on/off "design, it will turn off when Nikon camera is off to save internal power .
4). Can I use a remote trigger/shutter release with the Solmeta Geotagger?
Yes! Solmeta Geotagger N1/N2/N3 are designed with a 2.5mm jack to pass through a remote trigger/shutter release signal from any compatible
remote triggers. We include a wired remote in our standard package. You can also use other brands wireless, timer, or infrared remotes that are
compatible with Solmeta\'s passthrough. For Solmeta Geotagger Pro, we provide an optional "Y" splitter cable, it allows you to use Solmeta Pro and
10 pin remote controller simultaneously.
5). How can I use Solmeta Geotagger when the hot-shoe of my Nikon camera is occupied by flashlight?
We provide a plastic camera strap fastner in our standard package, that can be used to attach the Solmeta Geotagger to the Nikon camera strap. You can use both of Solmeta and flashlight at the same time.
6). How does the Solmeta Geotagger powered from?
Solmeta Geotagger N1/N2/Pro have internal rechargeable battery, it lasts upto 20 hours to work. It will Automatic switch to Nikon camera power supply when the device is in low power. The battery can be charged by any standard USB chargers (Output:5v,500mA) with the USB cable we provide.
Solmeta Geotagger N3 is powered from Nikon camera battery, no need to charge. The unique "wakeup and sleep" working mode avoids draining out Nikon camera’s battery quickly and allows to use the latest GPS data.
7). How can I use Geotagger Pro as a logger?
Geotagger Pro is equipped with a 8M internal flash card , which can record GPS data and then data can be download to computer with "Solmeta Utility". The GPS file is stored in ".nmea" format and can be convert to other formats to display in software like Google earth. When Geotagger works separately as a logger, the time interval of recording can be set from 1s to 30 mins.
8). What software can I use to work with images geotagged by Solmeta Geotagger?
Here we list some software applications support geotagging, you can download the lastest version from their official websites: