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12-03-2010, 11:33 AM   #1
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Cable release CS-205 for K-5?

Will the CS-205 cable release work on the K-5? How long is the cable? Thanks

12-03-2010, 12:01 PM   #2
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Read the K-5 manual (download it if you haven't got the K-5 yet); all requested info in there.

It is mentioned as an optional accessory and it mentions a cable length of 50cm
12-03-2010, 12:07 PM   #3
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QuoteOriginally posted by Don Boyd Quote
Will the CS-205 cable release work on the K-5? How long is the cable? Thanks
Don, in addition to the standard lenght of cable you can increase it just by adding headphone extension cable. I can get my cable release out to 15' now (about 5M)

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The CS-205 is quite short and not very cheap; but you can get a 3rd-party cable, those for lower-end Canons works just fine.

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Thanks to all for the range of information.
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I have the CS-205 I'm using on my K-5. The problem I have is that if I plug it in all the way it doesn't work. To get it to work on my K-5 or on my sister-in-law's K-20, I have to put it half way in.
Is that normal? It doesn't seem right to me.
What's wrong with it?
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Unless you like having a tripping hazard attached to your camera, I find the IR release works a treat.
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Where do you plug it in?

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QuoteOriginally posted by Nick Clark Quote
Where do you plug it in?
Just below the card slot on the right

Last edited by jack002; 01-11-2016 at 02:56 PM. Reason: right, not left. DUH

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