El Corazon wrote: Which Nikon model do you have? I have the D3300, so the cheapest model of all, and that works great with direct camera>USB connection. I can find out the cable specifications.
DSUSB will just control the shutter, it will not download an image, as it is not capable of transmitting any data back to the computer. It is just a dumb shutter release. So if you have no SD card in your camera, your images will go exactly nowhere.