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This remote controller enables you to take pictures wirelessly up to
approx. 5 meters/16.4 feet away from the camera. You can either shoot
immediately or use a 2-sec. delay.
Set the drive mode to <Q> (p.124).
Point the remote controller toward the camera’s remote control
sensor and press the transmit button.
The camera will autofocus.
When focus is achieved, the self-timer lamp will light up and the
picture will be taken.
Remote Control Shooting
Remote Controller RC-6 (Sold Separately)
Remote control sensor
Fluorescent or LED lighting may cause camera misoperation by
triggering the shutter inadvertently. Try to keep the camera away from
such light sources.
If you point a remote controller for a TV set toward the camera and
operate it, it may cause camera misoperation by triggering the shutter
Remote Controller RC-1/RC-5 (sold separately) can also be used.
Remote control shooting is also possible with an EX-series Speedlite
equipped with a remote-release function.
The Remote Controller can also be used during movie shooting (p.233).
Note that Remote Controller RC-5 cannot be used to take still photos in
the movie shooting mode.