HOW TO – Make a Nikon D200 GPS mount and cable (GPS camera)

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HOW TO – Make a Nikon D200 GPS mount and cable (GPS camera)

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Kevin writes – “I have been searching for a good way to connect a Nikon D200 to a GPS in order to geocode photos. I have not found a solution that I thought was near a reasonable price. I have therefore made my own. I made a project page for it and posted it for all to see and replicate…” [via] – Link.


  • D200 GPS mount (photo set) – Link.
  • Geotagging – Link.
  • GPS archives – Link.

16 thoughts on “HOW TO – Make a Nikon D200 GPS mount and cable (GPS camera)

  1. KoosKoos says:

    I like to use RoboGEO for geocoding my pics. Granted, you have to do it offline, but it works like a charm for me.

  2. greggan says:

    The ulktimate Nikon GPS solution!
    My integrated solution is described and free to copy.

  3. rdh99 says:

    For my photos on my google maps I use DI-GPS unit for D200 see :
    You might want to check it out. I am very happy with this ready to go and complete solution.

  4. cprogrammer says:

    I made a wireless solution using Serial to bluetooth adaptor. The GPS receiver can now sit in my backpack.

  5. Maxwell says:

    Can’t you just carry the gps and sync up the tracks to the time on the photos after the fact? This seems to work well on, Where MTBers with gps take pictures along a trail, then everything gets geocoded after the fact.

  6. bryan says:

    Solmeta is horrible.

  7. Rick Wargo says:

    I finally posted instructions on how to make a GPS for the D200 that is self-enclosed, sits on the flash mount and is powered by the camera. For details, see my blog at

  8. bryanshan says: This is a user of Solmeta’s GPS. Look at his comment about Solmeta’s GPS.

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