Canon : Product Manual : EOS REBEL T8i / EOS 850D : Connecting to a Wireless Remote Control

Article ID: ART176923 | Date published: 06/19/2020 | Date last updated: 07/21/2020
 

Description

Canon : Product Manual : EOS REBEL T8i / EOS 850D : Connecting to a Wireless Remote Control

Solution

Connecting to a Wireless Remote Control

This camera can also be connected to Wireless Remote Control BR-E1 (sold separately, ) via Bluetooth for remote control shooting.

  1. Select [Wireless settings: Wi-Fi/Bluetooth connection].

  2. Select [ Connect to Wireless Remote].

  3. Select [Add a device to connect to].

  4. Pair the devices.

    • When the [Pairing] screen appears, press and hold the W and T buttons on the BR-E1 simultaneously for at least 3 sec.
    • After a message confirms that the camera is paired with the BR-E1, press SET.
  5. Set up the camera for remote shooting.

    • When shooting still photos, select [10-sec. self-timer/remote control] or [2-sec. self-timer/remote control] as the drive mode ().
    • When recording movies, set [Shooting: Remote control] to [Enable].
    • For instructions after the pairing is complete, refer to the BR-E1's Instruction Manual.

Caution

  • Bluetooth connections consume battery power even after the camera's auto power off is activated.

Note

  • When you will not use Bluetooth, setting this function to [Disable] in step 1 is recommended.

Canceling the Pairing

Before pairing with a different BR-E1, clear the information about the connected remote control.

  1. Select [Wireless settings: Wi-Fi/Bluetooth connection].

  2. Select [ Connect to Wireless Remote].

  3. Select [Delete connection information].

  4. Select [OK].


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