Article ID : 00021770 / Last Modified : 05/21/2015

How to use the Bulb mode with an infrared (IR) remote control.

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  1. Turn on the camera.
  2. In the camera menu, turn on the remote control option.
  3. Set the camera to the BULB mode.
  4. Mount the camera on a tripod or place it on a very steady surface.
  5. On the IR remote control, press the SHUTTER button to begin the exposure.
  6. Press the SHUTTER button again when you want to stop the exposure.