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01-31-2014, 06:49 AM   #1
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Hi there!
Just i would like to know if Is there any way to make a shutter release cable for a K-7?

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Of course, it is just a simple switch and the connector a standard 2.5mm stereo headset plug. Though, as cheap as the third party ones are it is not worth it unless you're wanting to do something special.
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Of course, it is just a simple switch and the connector a standard 2.5mm stereo headset plug. Though, as cheap as the third party ones are it is not worth it unless you're wanting to do something special.
Thanks Elliott. It is perfect!!
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Thanks Elliott. It is perfect!!
Double-check the plug size. My K200D and K-5 use the smaller plug (not the one that fits your iPod). I scavenged one from some ear-buds for an old cell-phone and made a remote trigger that is either momentary or latched (Bulb mode). I did it because I had parts lying around, not because I could make a cheaper or better one (in both cases I would have been better off buying a cheapie...).

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https://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/22-pentax-camera-field-accessories/29147-...e-trigger.html


I used the above link and a box and parts from Radio Shack. Works great.
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Double-check the plug size. My K200D and K-5 use the smaller plug (not the one that fits your iPod). I scavenged one from some ear-buds for an old cell-phone and made a remote trigger that is either momentary or latched (Bulb mode). I did it because I had parts lying around, not because I could make a cheaper or better one (in both cases I would have been better off buying a cheapie...).
nosliwmit, you mean the 2.5mm plug, right?
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https://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/22-pentax-camera-field-accessories/29147-...e-trigger.html


I used the above link and a box and parts from Radio Shack. Works great.
Thanks kkoether I'll take a look!
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Ogion, Here's another more detailed link.


https://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/22-pentax-camera-field-accessories/17241-...your-k10d.html

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Many thanks for the new link....I have homework to do!!!
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