Canon RC-1 Wireless Remote Control Review

Canon RC-1 Wireless Remote Control Review

The Canon RC-1 Wireless Remote is a must-have tiny infrared wireless remote controller for compatible Canon EOS DSLRs including the following:

Digital Rebel T3i / 600D
Digital Rebel T2i / 550D
Digital Rebel T1i / 500D
Digital Rebel XSi / 450D
Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi / 400D
Canon EOS Digital Rebel XT / 350D
Canon EOS Digital Rebel / 300D
Canon EOS 60D
Canon EOS 7D
Canon EOS 5D Mark II

The RC-1 is small, light, inexpensive and highly useful. Point the Canon RC-1 Wireless Remote toward the front of the camera (line of sight only) and take full control the shutter. According to Canon: "This miniature infrared transmitter operates at ranges of up to 5m/16.4 ft., and may be set for either instant shutter release or 2-second delay. The RC-1 may also be used to activate mirror-lock and bulb-shutter functions."

The picture above shows the two parts of the Canon RC-1 Wireless Remote. The back may be threaded onto a camera strap for storage/transport. Unclip the remote release for use.

No more vibrations caused by physically pressing the shutter release. No more running to get into the picture after releasing the self timer. No more running back to the camera for the second just-in-case-your-aunt-blinked shot. Stay near your subject to assist composition (or ease stress).

Powered by 2 CR-1220 Lithium button batteries, the Canon RC-1 Wireless Remote is a very useful device.

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The-Digital-Picture.com gives the Canon RC-1 Wireless Remote an overall 4.5 rating

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