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12-24-2012, 08:01 PM   #1
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Cable release

Can i use a cannon/nikkon cable release or remote with my K7?

12-24-2012, 08:25 PM   #2
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You can use the wired remote for certain Canons, the one with the 2.5mm jack on it.

The IR remote isn't compatible across brands though.
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There are many third party remotes that work great and are very cheap (under $5), some are reviewed on the site.
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If it is a simple electric switch, you can make it work with your IR capable Pentax camera. One of this winter's projects is to rig a micro switch so I can use any of the legacy mechanical release devices. If I find time, I might also rig a lightning detection trigger.

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