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Daniel R. White

Cable shutter release

This is probably a dumb question and I think I know the answer(s) but why do so few DSLR's have the little screw-in socket for using a cable? I have a D100, and am considering an upgrade, but I use the cable alot and the D100's one of the few cameras with this feature. Any light you can shed will help, thanks in advance!

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4/11/2005 11:32:18 AM

Karma Wilson
BetterPhoto Member Since: 6/27/2004
  My camera has a cable shutter release. It's a 20D. I bought a special release for it. I thought the rebel, the 10D and lots of others have this capability. I'm sure Nikon D70 must too.


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4/11/2005 11:48:11 AM

Gregory LaGrange
BetterPhoto Member Since: 11/11/2003
  many have a remote that can be used from much longer distances.

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4/11/2005 12:22:02 PM

Terry  R. Hatfield
BetterPhoto Member Since: 1/4/2003
  Hi Daniel,The D70 Doesent Have A Port For The Remote Release It Has A Wireless Remote Release As An Option For 16.95 ML-L3 Nikon Im Assuming You Will Want To Stay With Nikon Because Of Your Lenses. All D1 And D2 Series Cameras Have The 10 Pin Remote Port Remote Mc-20 For 100.00 (With Timer)Or MC-30 For 55.00 No Timer.

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4/11/2005 3:42:01 PM

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