Compatible Remote Switch (EOS REBEL T5i / EOS 700D)
Article ID: FAQ100291 | Date published: 05/29/2015 | Date last updated: 09/24/2015


Compatible Remote Switch (EOS REBEL T5i / EOS 700D)
ID : 8201768900 _ EN _ 2


Icons used on this page:
: Indicates the Drive mode selection button.
: Indicates Self-timer:10 sec. / Remote control.
: Indicates the Setting button.
: Indicates the Cross keys.


Remote Controller and Remote Switch

You can use the Timer Remote Controller RC-6 or Remote Switch RS-60E3 ( sold separately) with the camera for shooting.
  • For details on these accessories' operation procedures, see the respective instruction manuals.
  • Remote control shooting is also possible with an EX-series Speedlite equipped with a remote-release function.
  • In addition to the accessories above, you can use Remote Controller RC-1/RC-5 (sold separately). It can also be used when shooting movies. However, the RC-5 cannot be used to take still images in the Movie shooting mode.


Remote Control Shooting

The Remote Controller RC-6 (Sold Separately) enables you to take pictures wirelessly up to approx. 5 meters/16.4 feet from the camera. You can either shoot immediately or use a 2-sec. delay.



1. Flip out the LCD monitor, and then set the power switch to . For the details about how to open the LCD monitor, see How to use the vari-angle LCD monitor of the EOS REBEL T5i / EOS 700D.



2. Press < > when the camera is ready to shoot.



3. Press the key to select [ ], then press .



4. Point the remote controller toward the cameras remote control sensor and press the transmit button.



5. The camera will autofocus.
Fluorescent or LED lighting may cause camera misoperation by triggering the shutter inadvertently. Try to keep the camera away from such light sources.
When shooting movies
You can use Remote Controller RC-6 (sold separately) to start and stop the movie shooting if the drive mode is . 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.


Connecting the Remote Switch

Remote Switch RS-60E3 (sold separately) comes with an approx. 60 cm/2.0 ft cord. When connected to the cameras remote control terminal, it can be pressed halfway and completely, just like the shutter button.



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.