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06-24-2016, 11:42 AM   #1
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which ir remote??

I tried 3 ir remotes and none worked for the pentax q. They all claimed compatibility.

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Am I doing something wrong?

06-24-2016, 12:13 PM   #2
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QuoteOriginally posted by 99exposures Quote
I tried 3 ir remotes and none worked for the pentax q. They all claimed compatibility.

JJC RM-E7
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non-branded one from fleebay

Am I doing something wrong?
Did you set your drive mode to remote? (on four way controller)
06-24-2016, 12:34 PM   #4
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JJC works with my K-30 perfectly. It's relaiable.
(Don't forget to set the camera to remote drive mode.)

06-24-2016, 12:40 PM   #5
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The Pentax O-RC1 control works fine with the Q7, K-5, K-3... haven't tried it with the K-3II but I assume it works on that too...
06-24-2016, 12:58 PM   #6
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QuoteOriginally posted by 99exposures Quote
I tried 3 ir remotes and none worked for the pentax q. They all claimed compatibility.

JJC RM-E7
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non-branded one from fleebay

Am I doing something wrong?
Pentax O-RC1 works with all Q series. but not all buttons will.
It it better than the F for transmit range, it's WR, only downside is battery unchangeble. but it's supposed to give some dozen thousands shots. i've got two and use them a lot, best choice.
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QuoteOriginally posted by phat_bog Quote
Pentax O-RC1 works with all Q series. but not all buttons will.
It it better than the F for transmit range, it's WR, only downside is battery unchangeble. but it's supposed to give some dozen thousands shots. i've got two and use them a lot, best choice.
The remote control F also says you cannot replace the battery, all you need is a screwdrive that fits the tiny screw and it's quite easy.
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The remote control F also says you cannot replace the battery, all you need is a screwdrive that fits the tiny screw and it's quite easy.
Thanks for the info !

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Did you set your drive mode to remote? (on four way controller)
Bingo!! can't believe i never looked there!

Thanks a lot!

---------- Post added 06-24-16 at 01:29 PM ----------

Might as well add something useful here.

Looks like the Q-S1 can stop video recording via IR, where as the Q only starts video recording. (unless I missed something else)
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I use my phone. Check if your android phone has IR.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Triggrhaapi Quote
I use my phone. Check if your android phone has IR.
I use my TV's
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QuoteOriginally posted by Triggrhaapi Quote
I use my phone. Check if your android phone has IR.
+1

I use "DSLR Remote" app on my LG G4, it work with the K30, the K3 and the K1.

Before that, i bought a not so cheap 12usd universal remote from target (targus brand i believe) that one work with the k30 and the k3, i still need to use use it with the K1, once i remember where i left that remote....
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QuoteOriginally posted by virusn3t Quote
+1

I use "DSLR Remote" app on my LG G4, it work with the K30, the K3 and the K1.

Before that, i bought a not so cheap 12usd universal remote from target (targus brand i believe) that one work with the k30 and the k3, i still need to use use it with the K1, once i remember where i left that remote....
Me too.
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QuoteOriginally posted by virusn3t Quote
+1

I use "DSLR Remote" app on my LG G4, it work with the K30, the K3 and the K1.

Before that, i bought a not so cheap 12usd universal remote from target (targus brand i believe) that one work with the k30 and the k3, i still need to use use it with the K1, once i remember where i left that remote....
QuoteOriginally posted by Triggrhaapi Quote
Me too.
Me three...


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I have a JJC it works fine with the Q and K-01. Battery in it was a bit weak but I replaced it and it works even better, much better range now.
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