Setting for triggering D700 remotely?

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Rogier Bos
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Setting for triggering D700 remotely?
May 8, 2010

Hi,

I have a D700. SOme time ago I purchased a remote trigger for this camera. It's not Nikon and probably cost me €30 ($40). Today I tried to use it, but nothing happens.

The trigger consists of a small gadget that I plug into the remote-trigger plug (it is a 10pin?) on the front of the camera and a radio trigger. I can see on the gadget that I plug in to the camera that it receives the message from the radio-trigger.

I was wondering if there is a setting on the D700 that needs to activate remote triggering? I looked through the menu backwards and forwards and can't find anything in there - but that may just mean I am missing the way our Japanese engineer friends have named the option.

Or should I conclude something isn't working right?

Thanks for your input,

Rogier
Rotterdam, The Netherlands

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