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    Posted: 04 October 2017 at 13:00
Has anybody used the Pixel TW283 TW-283/S1 Wireless Timer Shutter Release Remote Control For Sony DSLR Camera a900 a850 a700 a560 a65 a77 a65, a57? If yes what are your thoughts?

I am looking for a reasonably priced Wireless Release remote with a timer that will work with my A99 and A77ii. Any other recommendations?

Thanks

Edited by ABDurbs - 05 October 2017 at 09:19
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I have the Pixel TW-282TX for Sony that I used with the A700, but with the A77M2 have to use the ADP-MAA hot shoe adapter.
It works fine.
Just remove the CR2 battery from the RX unit when not in use, as even though it is turned off, it will go flat over time.
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Thanks happyjack will orde today.
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I just used mine tonight to take some shots of the full moon.
Both units on, leds up when pressing remote, but not triggering the shutter.
Turned everything off then on - camera first then receiver,
same result.

DUH - the cable from the receiver MUST be plugged in to the camera.
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Just remember to check the wires are plugged in and the switches are actually on *before* you kick the lot down the road in disgust!
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Post Options Post Options   Quote happyjack Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 05 October 2017 at 11:32
Just be aware you may need the hotshoe adapter for the A77ii - not for the any electronic connection, but just to mount the receiver.
From what I've seen the blurbs don't seem to mention whether the receiver is designed to mount on the old Sony ilSO hotshoe, or the new Multi-interface
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working in the dark or pale moonlight,of course all the components are black.
Until I went and got my LED headlight.
Marvelous what a little bit of light will solve.
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Thanks Howard and Miranda.
Yes hot shoe adapter is needed but I already have 2 so not a problem, and I promise I wont forget to plug in and switch on
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