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Bit the bullet

Discussion in 'Panasonic Cameras' started by ddb, Jul 6, 2010.

  1. Since the local camera store didn't have a complete G1 kit, I ordered one from Amazon first thing this morning. It should be here by the weekend. I'm now looking at some accessories to order. I shoot from a tripod a lot and need a cable release. Is this the right one for the G1 - Panasonic DMW-RSL1 Remote Shutter Release? It says it is for Panasonic DSLR and the FZ50. No mention of the G series.
     
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  2. photoSmart42

    photoSmart42 Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Feb 12, 2010
    San Diego, CA
    Congrats on your purchase! You can buy a generic cable remote off eBay for much cheaper, and it works fine.
     
  3. Jonkobeck

    Jonkobeck Mu-43 Regular

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    Jul 4, 2010
    New York City
    Yes eBay for the cable and extra batteries. Much better
     
  4. bilzmale

    bilzmale Mu-43 All-Pro

    You will have fun with the G1. I bought a remote release on eBay for my G1. It is a simple switch so not much to go wrong. It is also compatible with the FZ50. Mine is a Pixel brand - model RC-201.
     
  5. Never think of ebay so thanks for the reminder. Just ordered one for only $5.99 plus free shipping. Coming from Hong Kong so it will probably take two weeks to arrive, but the price is sure right.
     
  6. BBW

    BBW Super Moderator Emeritus

    OK, ddb, I hope you'll promise to report back this weekend with some photos, too.:thumbup: