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Omd infrared

Discussion in 'Olympus Cameras' started by avesoriano, Aug 15, 2013.

  1. avesoriano

    avesoriano Mu-43 Rookie

    Oct 20, 2012
    Is there one? I want to get a remote shutter. Someone help me please. Thanks
  2. billybob

    billybob Mu-43 Regular

    Jul 23, 2013
    Im lookin for one too.
    A friend recommended this (see the pic)
    Im not sure how it works neither does he. But this is all i could find online. ImageUploadedByMu-431376572769.995601.
  3. Mikefellh

    Mikefellh Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Jun 7, 2012
    Toronto, Canada
    There's no built-in IR REMOTE capability.

    What you need to get is one where the radio receiver plugs into the Olympus proprietary usb socket, with a radio transmitter that you hold in your hand.

    Most of the radio shutter releases on the market have a 1/8" socket for the cable you need for your camera...with that setup I can use the same remote release for any brand of digital camera with the purchase of a cable.

    There are basic ones that just have the focus and fire trigger, but my favourite is the Pixel TW-282 which has invalometer and timer features.
  4. Mikefellh

    Mikefellh Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Jun 7, 2012
    Toronto, Canada
    Additional, here's a nice page on the Pixel TW-282 remote:
    Pixel TW-282 RF remote : A Review

    Actually, thanks to that page I just learned that you can plug the cable right into the remote...will have to have a look at mine when I get home.