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Old Dec 25, 2011, 10:21 PM   #1
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I just got my first tripod and I was pondering whether I need a remote shutter release? If so, should I go with the Sony cable or would a 3rd party cable work just as well? I have an Alpha 200 if it matters.
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Old Dec 26, 2011, 9:01 PM   #2
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You can always just use the timer on your camera.

I have a 3rd party timed shutter release for time lapse and it works perfectly fine for a lot less money than the Sony one.
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Old Dec 29, 2011, 2:32 PM   #3
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I use 3rd party shutter release cable I bought on eBay. It's so cheap ($5) I bought another one for backup.
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