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Enables wireless remote shutter release. Trigger the shutter remotely when using slower shutter speeds to prevent camera movement.
The range is approx. 16 ft in front of the camera.


Useful for triggering the shutter remotely when using slower shutter speeds, to prevent camera movement.
Infrared Remote Control enables wireless remote shutter release of select Nikon D-SLR, Nikon 1 and COOLPIX cameras.

The ML-L3 offers an immediate release mode and two second delay mode.
ML-L3 Wireless Remote Control (Infrared) 4.3 5 40 40
I own the beautiful D3100 model. I was anxious to buy a wireless r/c for the camera because I always have to rely on the shutter button which can lead(s) to photo blurs. The only 'Con' is the certain model number for the wireless r/c is not compatible with my camera model...Disappointed! Ever thought about being more flexible and expanding? November 6, 2011
simple This remote doesn't always trigger a fire (it doesn't work from very far away). As well, there's no lock, so if you want to do a long exposure, you need to buy a second remote. August 19, 2010
Stupid i have a camera d700 can´t control !!! but d70 or other camera I can not believe you Nikon !!! October 31, 2011
ML-L3 I shoot a D-80 and my manual says it is compatitible. Pulled ML-L3 out of Box, puilled plastic tab to engage battery, and it did nothing. Did not work. Not sure whats up but it is DOA. No instructions, so back it goes I guess. August 24, 2010
Not worth buying. This product is somewhat junkie in my opinion, for a Nikon product. There was no information sheet included. It would be nice to know the operational range and angle, and information on the battery. I tried it on my D90, and it didn't work. I assumed it came without batteries. Opening the battery compartment will result in broken fingernails. The MC-30 works fine on my D200-the way to go. August 5, 2010
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If I hold down the shutter button halfway, will it autofocus ?

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u can't press it half way but if you want it to autofocus u should of put ur focus mode into AF-A and then press so it will adjust the focus and then shots =)
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the ml-l3 doesn't have a "halfway" button, if you press it it autofocuses and shoots (instantly or by the delay you set). the button on the body, if pressed, will only autofocus.
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Read this it should answer your question:
http://support.nikonusa.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/11940/session/L3RpbWUvMTMxNDYyNDQ1MS9zaWQvWFpSTmtMQ2s%3D
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Will the ML-L3 turn the Nikon J1 on or does it only release the shutter?

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Camera is in a location about 14' off the ground and I would like to leave it there and be able to turn it on to take photos of my fab shop occasionally.
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Will not turn the camera on.
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ML-L3 is a shutter release only
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Shutter release only.
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The remote doesnt work with my d3200 i have tried everything!! Maybe the problem is in the remote?

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Yes i have done all of that and still not working...
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I am assuming you have removed the clear plastic battery-insulator sheet from in the remote, and a CR2025 battery is in the ML-L3 remote, and the battery is in the battery tray with the plus sign facing up, and the battery tray is correctly inserted all the way into the remote . You can verify that the remote is working by putting your camera in liveview mode, point your remote toward the camera lens and keep pressing the button on the remote. While doing this in a dark area, you should see a purple light on your camera screen emitting from the remote.

The D3200 has to be in remote shutter release mode before the ML-L3 can be use with it.

(1)While in shooting mode, press the I-button (information edit button : the button at the bottom left of the D3200 LCD) to bring up the information edit screen. Your LCD will turn dark grey.

(2)Using your multi selector (Arrow buttons: up,down,left, and right), highlight the item located in the 4th column on the far right of the screen, and press OK. At default camera settings. you will see S. See page 31 of the user manual.

(3) Scroll down and select Quick response remote, or Delay 2 seconds remote, and then try using the remote.

D3200 PDF manual link:
http://support.nikonusa.com/app/ans...

If the issue persists, technical support contact information can be found at support.nikonusa.com
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Without knowing the settings you are using:
Have you set the release mode to remote?
Did you pull out the plastic battery tab on the remote?
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Will ML-L3 work with the Nikon D7100?

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I bought the Nikon d7100, and I want to buy this adapter, but I'm not sure that ML-L3 will work with the Nikon D7100. Thanks
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Yes, it is compatible.
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Yes it will work.
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The ML-L3 is compatible with the D7100.
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Is there going to be a wireless remote that is compatible with the D3100 in the near future?

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So Nikon's answer is "No, there will not be a WIRELESS remote compatible with the D3100." Just want to make sure I'm correct on that based upon Nikon's previous answer.
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The D3100 is only compatible with the MC-DC2 remote cord.
 
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battery

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Hello,
What is the replacement battery for the Nikon remote.
Thanks!
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Answer: 
The other response here reversed the numbers in the battery model number.

CR2025 is the actual number

3V is correct

My battery is 4 years old and is original, made by Maxell.

I want to replace it before an important shoot just in case it wants to give up the ghost soon. To open the case you have to slide the tab near the edge toward center and then pull the sliding plastic battery tray out. Don't break your nails~
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It uses a 3v CR2505.
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How do I change the battery

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You have to open the compartment. Look carefully on the bottom part of the remote. You have to press the small button to the left while simultaneously push it outward. It will take some time to do it, especially the first time. I did by using a penny to push the small button to the side and then pressed with my thumb to push the whole thing out. Once you get it a little out, use anything that is pointy and you should be able to pull the whole thing out. Be careful as you get it out, the battery will most certainly jump right out.

When you put the new battery, remember that the positive side has to face up towards you.

Hope this helps!
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At the bottom of the ML-L3 is a little door that you have to slide out.
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HOW ACTIVATE THE ML-L3 REMOTE CONTROLLER IN A D90?

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Hold down the button on the top right of the camera with the multiple frames printed on the button and the timer and remote icons above it while rotating the back right wheel until the symbol on the LCD screen changes to just the remote.
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You need to set your D90 to activate it but I doesn't have D90, sorry.
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ML-L3 Wireless

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Hi there,
I have a few questions:
Does ML-L3 works with D3100?
If yes, how can I connect into my camera? Does the D3100 has a IR sensor? Or should I need to buy a "receiver"to connect into my camera?

Happy 2012

Thanks

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No, this remote is not compatible with the D3100. You can use the MC-DC2 remote cord.
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No it will not work with the D3100, you will need the MC-DC2 remote cord.
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compatible or not

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Is that remote control compatible for Nikon D3100?. I just saw your "compatible with", there are D3000 and D3200. How about D3100?

Thank you
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Is there any wireless remote control for D3100?. Because MC-DC2 using by wired connector and it just for 1 m of range.
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Not useable with the D3100, you need the MC-DC2.
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