Having found a cheap flash meter at a car boot sale I realised I could not use the my cameras onboard flash and the meter at the same time. Que the homebrew remote for Canon EOS 400D 🙂

Canon will charge you about £30 for one of the these … cost to me … nothing … it was all stuff I had lying about the house.

Find a cable

The remote for the Canon uses the P1 type (extra small audio jack) found on some mobile phone headphones and in the case a video cable from a digital compact.

Luckily I had one lying about but they can be purchased for all of about £3 from any decent electronics store. Make sure it has 4 cores as you will need two pairs to control both the exposure and shutter. If needs be cut the cable and touch the ends…

By: plincoln

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