The camera is compatible with Remote Switch RSE3 (sold separately). Remote switch with a 60 cm/ feet cord for pressing the shutter button halfway or. The Canon RSE3 Remote Switch is a compact wired remote switch with a ‘/ m cable which replicates all functions of the camera’s shutter release. Canon’s RSE3 Remote Switch is about the size of a flattened AA battery. The instructions, that came with the RSE3 Remote Switch.

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If you click on one of the photos to the left, you’ll see a typo on the box Swich, should be Switchhowever, the instruction pamphlet that came with this remote had “switch” spelled correctly.

How to use the RS-60E3 with the EOS Digital Rebel XS.

On the back of the box, you’ll find that this remote was made in Taiwan or maybe it was the box. What’s in the box There are only two items in the box: Something unimportant I would like to mention here is that the cable was wrapped using a small black rubber band instead of the usual wire ties. The instructions, that came with the RSE3 Remote Switch, showed a different location for the remote jack.

On the Digital Rebel XT, the jack is located behind the rubber door on the left hand side of the camera. It works in any mode. When slightly depressing the button, the camera lens in auto-focus the lens will auto-focus and set exposure. Press fully, and the shutter will release. You can also use it r-60e3 the timer. But you will have to deal with having to wait 10 seconds for the manyal to be taken.


There are two ways to achieve this. In fact, you should use this procedure when you use “buLb”, “Mirror lockup” and “buLb” with “Mirror lockup”. For bulb exposures, set the camera’s Mode Dial to M manual.

Looking at the LCD, set the shutter speed to “buLb”, which is after 30″. You will see a red bar indicating that the button is locked down. When there is sufficient exposure, slide the button back, and the shutter will close.

Canon RS-60E3 Remote Switch

When using “Mirror lockup” Custom Functions, C. Fn-7pressing the button fully once will lock up the mirror.

Pressing the button again will take the picture. To take photographs with “buLb” and “Mirror lockup”, press the button fully once to lock up the mirror.

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Then press and hold down the button, slide forward to lock the button down, to take the picture. When sufficient exposure is reached, slide the button back to close the shutter.

Easier said than done. There are a couple of slots on both side of the remote to hold the cable in position. Unfortunately, the slots on my remote are too large, or the cable is too small. Originally, I thought that the rubber band used to wrap the cable would hold the cable in the first slot.


Eventually the cable will un-wind itself from the switch. Just a minor quibble. But using the RC-1 requires changing the “Auto power off” setting on the camera to a longer time slightly using up the battery and having to position the Wireless Remote in front of the camera.

With the camera on the tripod and the RSE3 plugged in, you use the Remote Switch as an extension of the camera’s shutter button. Vibration is minimized and, when used with “Mirror lockup”, the pictures are exceptionally clear.

For astrophotography, this is probably the ideal accessory to have. Using the RC-1 wireless, you had to put up with the AF assist rs-60e33. But then, that’s what extension cables are for such as this one from Radio Shack: There are only two items in the box: Canon WS Wrist Strap. Victorinox Swiss Army SwissTool.

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