Photography Tips

How Infrared Remote Trigger Works

IR remote remote Sony a6300

Wireless remote triggers are one of the essential camera accessories to keep in your camera bag. The theory is the remote trigger sends out infrared light, the camera's infrared receiver detects it and signals the camera to open the shutter. IR detectors/receivers are little microchips with a photocell that are tuned to listen to infrared light. They are used for remote control detection –all TV, DVD player, and many digital cameras have one of these in the front to listen for the IR signal from the clicker. A matching IR LED inside emits IR pulses to tell the camera to release the shutter. Digital cameras can have one...

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How to set up IR wireless remote shutter release control for Sony A7 II

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To minimize shaking, a remote control is often necessary in many cases such as macrophotography or astrophotography. This Foto&Tech Infrared wireless remote control for Sony Alpha Series is small in size, easy to carry, and affordable. Powered by a CR-2025 3v battery, it works perfectly by transmitting infrared light signal to the camera. Check out this video:How to Set Up Foto&Tech IR Wireless Remote Control for Sony. First, let’s turn on the “Remote Control” function of the Sony A7II camera. Go to toolbox manual number 3, scroll down to “Remote Ctrl”. This function in the menu is dedicated to the wireless remote control. Make sure it...

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