How do I turn off the timer on my 20D?

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Robert Michaelson New Member • Posts: 17
How do I turn off the timer on my 20D?

Some how I accidently turned the timer on and can't figure out how to turn it off.

Also is there a special camera release cord for a digital camera? I have one from my old Nikon.

thanks

TnSkiDude Regular Member • Posts: 152
Re: How do I turn off the timer on my 20D?

Robert,

Press the drive/iso button on the top of the camera and turn the wheel to go from single shot, multi shot, or timer mode. (I remember doing this a few days after I got my 10D.)

Yes the 20D requires a special release cable. Check B&H etc. for the part number.

Mark.

Orcatek Regular Member • Posts: 360
Re: How do I turn off the timer on my 20D?

Push drive button on top, then turn dial on top until LCD show the mode you want. (get rid of the clock icon).

Doug Kerr Forum Pro • Posts: 20,898
Re: How do I turn off the timer on my 20D?

Hi,

Robert Michaelson wrote:

Some how I accidently turned the timer on and can't figure out how to
turn it off.

If you mean the self timer, you need to push the DRIVE/ISO button and use the top wheel to change the drive mode until the icon (on the right side of the status screen) just shows a rectangle ("single shot").

Also is there a special camera release cord for a digital camera? I
have one from my old Nikon.

Well, for this digital camera you need the Canon RS-80N3 remote release switch (or a third-party equivalent).
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