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12-15-2019, 02:53 AM   #1
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Pentax P50 shutter release cable

Hi there, my son has a Pentax p50 and really wants a shutter release cable. Any ideas on which type is compatible with this camera?
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12-15-2019, 03:11 AM   #2
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Pentax Cable Release for P50 etc. Graded: LN- [#8505] | eBay

This is one example available on eBay.

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Welcome to the forum from the Highlands of Scotland, to both you and your son.
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Welcome to the Forum. Good luck with your search for the cable.

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QuoteOriginally posted by VILLAINofOZ Quote
Pentax Cable Release for P50 etc. Graded: LN- [#8505] | eBay

This is one example available on eBay.

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That may be the wired remote for the MEII winder or Motordrive-A (these two are different).

The camera takes a normal mechanical release in the socket about 5 o'clock on the lens mount (seen from the front). This is the type that used to screw into the shutter release socket on the top.

The camera uses one like this:
16'' 40cm Mechanical Locking Camera Shutter Release Remote Control Cable Cord | eBay

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Welcome to the Pentax Forums! As noted above, the camera takes a standard threaded cable release. If you don't have a copy of the manual, a free copy (pdf) may be downloaded from the Pentax Manuals Web site.

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12-16-2019, 01:55 AM   #7
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Many thanks for the replies guys - really helpful

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Hello Chantelle, welcome to the forum!
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welcome to the forum and greetings from Italy.
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