Compatible Remote Switch (EOS 5D Mark III)

Article ID: FAQ100156 | Date published: 05/29/2015 | Date last updated: 08/15/2015


Remote Switch and Remote Controller

You can connect the Remote Switch RS-80N3 or Timer Remote Controller TC-80N3 ( sold separately) or any EOS accessory equipped with an N3-type terminal to the camera and shoot with it.

To operate the accessory, refer to its instruction manual.

Connecting the Remote Switch

1. Open the terminal cover.

2. Connect the plug to the remote control terminal.

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

Remote Control Shooting

With Remote Controller RC-6, RC-1, or RC-5 (all sold separately), you can shoot remotely up to about 5 meters/16.4 feet from the camera. RC-6/RC-1 enables you to shoot immediately or have a 2-sec. delay, and RC-5 has a 2-sec. delay.

1. Set the power switch to .

2. Set the lens focus mode switch to . You can also shoot with .

3. Focus the subject.

4. Press the button. Look at the LCD panel and turn the to select <
>(10-sec. delay) or <
>(2-sec. delay).

5. Point the remote controller toward the camera's remote control sensor and press the transmit button. The self-timer lamp lights and the picture is taken.

Fluorescent or LED lighting may cause camera misoperation by triggering the shutter inadvertently. Try to keep the camera away from such light sources.
You can use Remote Controller RC-6, RC-1, or RC-5 (all sold separately) to start and stop the movie shooting if the drive mode is <
> or <
>. Set the shooting timing switch to <2> (2-sec. delay), then press the transmit button. If the switch is set to <
>(immediate shooting), still photo shooting will take effect.



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