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NEX / A7x - FotoTech Remote

 
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Dec 28, 2014 19:23 |  #1

Just wanted to give a quick post on this guy as it's cheap ($9.99 / £12.00) , and works brilliantly. It's an IR remote, so you do need line of sight to the camera, but it does support bulb mode! I forget how much the official Sony one is, but I remember it was a bit ridiculously priced last time I checked. Haven't tested it outside at distance yet, but it works just fine if you're standing near the camera like you would for landscape work.

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UK - http://www.amazon.co.u​k …ase-Control/dp/B00GSAEN4A (external link)

P.S. You do need to turn "Remote Control" option to 'ON'.. I think it's in tab #6 (toolbox) / page 3, on the A7R.


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Dec 30, 2014 13:31 |  #2

That's the same as the one I had, although branded differently. Works perfectly with bulb. First press starts exposure second press stops it. Think mine was £7


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Dec 30, 2014 15:49 |  #3

I've used this outside at a distance, and it's horrible.

in the sun, you'll be lucky for it to work 5 feet away. There's an app that works ok if you need distance shooting. Wifi based and requires a smartphone. Clunky menu, otherwise it works.


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Dec 30, 2014 18:40 |  #4

Charlie wrote in post #17357903 (external link)
I've used this outside at a distance, and it's horrible.

in the sun, you'll be lucky for it to work 5 feet away. There's an app that works ok if you need distance shooting. Wifi based and requires a smartphone. Clunky menu, otherwise it works.

Good to know! I just needed something to replace a standard cable release for landscapes, for that it seems to work really well.


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Dec 31, 2014 04:39 |  #5

I never tried it at distance, I just used it at point blank range for landscapes


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