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please could someone/anyone advise the most suitable remote shutter for a nikon D70 not sure if i should have infra red or the one that plugs into the side
thanks in anticipation
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Thanks Cathy i have been looking at these, but have been told they are more trouble than they are worth and wonderd if i should go for the more traditional type thats all
The D70 does not take the traditional cable remote, the infra red is the only one which works. I'm not sure why you have been told they are more trouble than they are worth, I used mine constantly without any problems and Robbie also has no problems with hers.
With the IR you just need to make sure you are pointing it somewhere near the front of the camera, which is no problem unless you are stood more than a couple of feet behind it (not sure why you would be).
If I recall, when it comes to remote shutter releases for the D70 you don't really have much of a choice. The D70 isn't capable of being fired with a cable release so the only option is to go down the infra-red route, the official Nikon unit isn't to bad on cost and at least you'll know it'll work.
oh really.... i only inherited the camera a short while ago so not that sure on what it does and does not yet, but on your advice i will follow cathys link to ebay
Andy thanks but have just found cable release for nikon D70 on ebay too.. (can't do the link thing but they are on there)
The D70 won't take a cable release Dianna. I'm not sure if the D70s will, perhaps the release you have seen is for that. If it isn't then it is probably some gadget to fire the IR using a cable release.
If you can't do the link, just paste the URL and I'll sort out the link for you.
Hi there.... I have used the Nikon ML-L3 Remote with a D70 & D70s for the last 2 years.Very easy to use and no cable to get in the way (like with the one I now use for my D200) I can honestly say it has never failed in any way and is still going strong today.
Hope that helps.
here is the link for cable shutter
Edited by moderator to fix link
That's for a D70s Dianna, is it definitely the D70 you have?
Dianna if it is the ML-L3 that you need I found my old one the other day, figuring it was worth nothing I was going to bin it.
Presuming that the postage to you would not be prohibitive I'm happy to send to you if you PM me with address details.
I'll have to find it again as I put it in a box of things to be sorted out, so it won't be until Friday at the earliest.
andy yes a D70 i didnt now there was a D70 s i'll double check when I get home ... Cheryl wow I'll PM you of course
thanks a billion
That's Ian, not Andy, but I'll forgive you.
Madam Surry proves once again what a star she is.
sorry to get names wrong I'm at work and not concentrating properly, yes what an absolute star Cheryl is!!!!
thanks all for the advice, will check later on camera and get back to the topic after 9.00pm
back to the admin now!!!
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