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    Compatible Remote Switch (EOS REBEL T3i/EOS 600D)

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    • Remote Controller and Remote Switch

      You can use Timer Remote Controller RC-6 or Remote Switch RS-60E3 (both sold separately) to the camera and shoot with it.


      NOTE

      • For details on these accessories' operation procedures, see the respective instruction manuals.
      • In addition to the accessories above, you can use Remote Controller RC-1/RC-5 (sold separately). It can also be used when shooting movies. However, the RC-5 cannot be used to take still images in the Movie shooting mode.



      Remote Control Shooting

      Remote controller RC-6 (Sold separately) enables you to take pictures wirelessly up to about 5 meters/16.4 feet from the camera. You can either shoot immediately or use a 2-sec. delay.

      1. Flip out the LCD monitor, and then set the power switch to . For the details about how to open the LCD monitor, see How to use the vari-angle LCD monitor of the EOS REBEL T3i/EOS 600D.

      2. Press <  >(Drive mode selection button) when the camera is ready to shoot.

      3. Press the to select [  ](Self-timer:10sec/Remote control), and then press the button.

      4. Point the remote controller toward the camera's remote control sensor and press the transmit button.

      5. The camera will autofocus. When focus is achieved, the self-timer lamp will light and the picture will be taken.


      ATTENTION

      Camera misoperation may occur near certain types of fluorescent lights. During wireless remote control, try to keep the camera away from fluorescent light.

      NOTE

      When shooting movies
      Start and stop move shooting using the Remote Controller RC-6 (sold separately). 

      If you set the shooting timing switch to the <2> position and press the transmit button, movie shooting will start. If the switch is set to <  > (immediate shooting), still photo shooting will take effect.

      Connecting the Remote Switch

      Remote Switch RS-60E3 (sold separately) comes with an approx. 60 cm/2.0 ft cord. When connected to the camera’s remote control terminal, Remote Switch RS-60E3 can be used to press the shutter button halfway and completely.

      1. Open the terminal cover.

      2. Connect the plug to the remote control terminal.


      REFERENCE

      To disconnect the plug, grasp the plug's silver part and pull out.

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