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on 22 November 2010
It does what it should: triggering the shutter.
I would have liked a few more options with my Pentax (like 3 functions: no delay, 3 secs delay, 10 secs delay) and the fact of having 13 buttons can be a bit confusing as only one or two will actually work with your camera.
Range is good with my K10D and the battery will last quite long provided that you put a piece of plastic between the battery and the contacts when not in use (I can vouch for this because this is my second one and the first lasted 3+ years before the battery died).

It comes with a little pouch, which the first one I got did not have, nice :)
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on 28 July 2013
The seller has been so nice to send me a second remote after the first one was proven to not work. Unluckily and unless I am still doing something wrong, this remote does not work with pentax camera. I own a K30, k-5 and Q as well.
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on 26 December 2012
I'm so glad I bought this remote control.
I thought it might have been toy-like but, although it's small, the buttons are positive in use and it does its job.
Buy it!!
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on 15 May 2009
This is a generic 4 in 1 camera remote control, with buttons for Pentax, Nikon and Canon. I bought it for my Pentax DSLR, which means that only one button - S for Shutter Release - works. For Pentax compact digital cameras, there's a second T/W - telephoto/wideangle - button.

Nikon users get just one button - a different S for Shutter Release - whereas Canon DSLR users get two buttons - S and 2S for immediate and 2-second delayed shutter release. Canon Powershot users get S T and W buttons plus others for use during replay.

With 5 different "S" buttons, it is not intuitive to use, though the tiny manual explains all. It would have been nicer if this remote had a little recessed switch to specify Pentax, Nikon, Canon 1 or Canon 2 rather than cluttering the face with unusable buttons for everyone, but at a tiny fraction of the cost of the manufacturers' own remote controls, I'm not complaining. It does what is required of it, which is essentially very simple!
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on 5 October 2011
This remote control does not work properly at all....for my pentax I can use just two buttons no more, so I would not buy it
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on 19 March 2010
As the listing has now been corrected to reflect the fact that this is not a Pentax remote, but a third-party alternative, I can say this item represents good value (at least for the Pentax functionality - I can't check for the other brands it supports). Though with so many buttons, I did hit the wrong one the first time I used it and missed a potentially good shot of a Jay!

(edited by J.H.)
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on 17 May 2010
Purchased this remote as it claimed to work with a Pentax K10D camera. When I recieved the remote I was surprised that it only had a shutter release function available for the Pentax. OK thats all I really needed so I gave it a try. Read the instructions, inserted battery and set up the camera. On clicking on the shutter release button nothing happend except the TV turned on. Turned off TV and tried again - same results. No shutter release and it does not even turn the TV back off.
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