Cable release via hot shoe?

Discussion in 'Digital Cameras' started by BNBN, Jan 26, 2005.

  1. BNBN

    BNBN Guest

    My Olympus 770UZ does not accept a convential cable release (it does have a

    I called Olympus service re the above and they acknowledged that they don't
    supply a cable release for this model.

    However, the customer service representative explained that there is an
    after market cable release available that works via the hot shoe.

    I called several local retailers and they have never even heard of such a

    My question: does anyone out there know of a cable release that will work
    via the hot shoe?


    BNBN, Jan 26, 2005
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  2. BNBN

    Paul H. Guest

    I don't see how anything connected to the hotshoe could actually trip the
    camera shutter. It sounds as if the service rep was confusing a hot shoe
    mounted flash cable with a cable release.
    Paul H., Jan 26, 2005
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