P7700 Wireless remote shutter question

Started Jan 4, 2013 | Questions thread
davejm53
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Re: P7700 Wireless remote shutter question
In reply to Nikonworks, Jan 11, 2013

Nikonworks wrote:

Nikonworks wrote:

ray-ray wrote:

Nikonworks wrote:

ray-ray wrote:

mallbuedel wrote:

Steinhansel wrote:

I have the Nikon wireless remote and it works very well for my purposes.

The shutter can also be activated with the remote by aiming at the rear of the camera, a useful and undocumented feature.

Are you sure? But you you will have used it. Where is the infrared sensor on the rear-side of the P7700 located? On the drawing on page 20 of the manual ithere is no sensor indicated. On my P7100 it's between the menue button and the Rotary Multi Selector and labeled as number 18 on page 21 of the manual.

The Nikon wireless remote for my D80 triggers my P7700. I also have the Amazon branded wireless remote and it actually works better than the HP. Costs about ½ the price of the HP remote tool. The Amazon branded remote definitely has a stronger signal.

Link please, much appreciated.

The IR is located on the front of the D80 and P7700, but I can bounce the signal off the wall or ceiling when standing behind the camera and it triggers 99.8% of the time. With the Nikon remote it's only about 50%.

Amazon remote link: http://amzn.com/B003L1ZYZ6

Thank you Ray Ray, just ordered it.

Received mine today.

In house it works from front and back.

Very quick response to my finger. Thanks for the tip.

Got mine today. 100% happy with this. Thanks for all the responses.

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