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28-03-11, 08:10 PM
I've been doing a bit of looking round the net after a little compact camera to take with me when i'm fishing etc as my Sony DSLR is a bit of a lump to carry around with me while doing this.
I am wanting one that either comes with or you can buy a wireless remote for so i can do self takes without the hassle of having to set a timer. I would also like it to have 12+ MP and be decent for a night or low light shot just in case it's needed for then.
Cheers in advance for any suggestions,
28-03-11, 08:38 PM
Take a look at this it mayhelp http://www.birdforum.net/showthread.php?t=129230...graham
28-03-11, 08:44 PM
hi . This one looks better made... http://www.srb-griturn.com/cable-release-bracket-for-compact-camera-859-p.asp... graham
28-03-11, 08:53 PM
Thanks for the reply and i had a quick look at the other forum but it's unfortunately not going to help me with what im after as im wanting to be able to hold fish up and get a picture so i could be up to about 5-6 feet away from the camera, The air releases one guy mentioned on there are a possibility but it will be more to carry again.
I'm sure there must be something out there with a wireless remote as i used to have an old compact Canon Ixus with a wireless remote but this was film and i'd like to be able to check pictures before returning my catch.
If there are no cameras with a remote does anyone know of a universal remote that a 3rd party company might produce that would work?
29-03-11, 12:33 AM
Hi, the Pentax Optio range have remote control.
Pentax site - Optio S1 (http://www.pentax.co.uk/en/digital-compact/optio-S1)
Due april from Amazon (http://www.amazon.co.uk/Pentax-Optio-S1-Digital-Camera/dp/B004N61WR2/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1301354835&sr=1-1)
29-03-11, 11:27 AM
Thanks for that Chris. I've been looking for a basic point and shoot with remote for my digiscoping.. graham
29-03-11, 12:15 PM
Thanks for that. Looks perfect for what i'm after, small, lightweight, plenty of pixels and a wireless remote. :D
29-03-11, 12:24 PM
OK, well, I expect a full review from you and Graham on how well it performs :D
Seems an amazing price and if bought from Amazon you get 31 days to try it out.
29-03-11, 03:30 PM
Hi I'm going up the scottish highlands mid april . Will take it up with the scope and new camera and let you know... graham
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