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EP3 Remote

Discussion in 'Olympus Cameras' started by montesula, Aug 18, 2011.

  1. montesula

    montesula New to Mu-43

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    Aug 15, 2011
    Just purchased a Vello Freewave remote for my EP3. It was shown on the B&H web catalogue as an accessory for the EP3. I cannot get the remote to initiate focus nor release the shutter. This includes wired and wireless modes. The remote came with a connector cable specific to Olympus camera USB port. Any ideas out there? (note: the remote came with a second cable for use with Nikon -and this works fine with my D300S).
     
  2. PeterB666

    PeterB666 Mu-43 Top Veteran

    780
    Jan 14, 2010
    Tura Beach, Australia
    Peter
    Other than making sure the cable is securely seated at the camera side of things, noting most 3rd party connectors are often a bit iffy in the Olympus.
     
  3. thearne3

    thearne3 Mu-43 Top Veteran

    807
    Jan 28, 2010
    Redding, CT USA
    Ditto. What Peter said.

    The usb connector may look like it's seated - just press in tightly. I just tried remote (worked on E-p2) and it, too, is a tight fit needing to be pressed hard to fully seat in the slot.
     
  4. toobacat

    toobacat Mu-43 Regular

    59
    Mar 21, 2012
    I just bought this remote cable from B&H and couldn't get it to work, but pushing it in harder solved the problem.