Canon RC-6, RC 5, RC-3, RC-1 User Manual

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Replaces Canon RC-1/RC-3/RC-5/RC-6Infrared Remote Control



Your ProMaster Remote Control features a POWER SAVE mode. Please observe the following to ensure proper operation:

1.After initially installing the battery or changing the battery, press and hold the shutter release button for at least 2 seconds to activate the remote.

2.The remote will enter the POWER SAVE mode after 8 minutes of inactivity. To wake the remote from the POWER SAVE mode and activate it for use, press and hold the shutter release button for at least 2 seconds.

To use the ProMaster Infrared Remote Control for Canon

Upper Controls of Remote (For SLR Camera)

S button for camera instant shutter.

2S button for 2seconds delay shutter.

Lower Controls of Remote(For PowerShot Camera)

S button for camera instant shutter.

W/T controls Canon PowerShot zoom

1.Before using the remote for the first time, install the CR2025 battery (included).

2.Mount the camera on a tripod (recommended) or place the camera on a stable, level surface.

3.Set your camera for delayed remote or quick response remote per the instructions provided with your camera.

4.Aim the remote control at the infrared receiver on the camera (usually within +/- 20 degree of the lens axis, from the left to the right and from the top to the bottom) and press the shutter-releasebutton on the remote control. When using the remote outdoors, make sure that the subject is not backlit and that the line of site between the transmitter and the infrared receiver is not blocked by the lens or other obstacles.

5.How the camera focuses and shoots depends upon the options selected for your camera. For further information, check your camera's instruction manual.

6.Infrared cannot be seen by human eyes so you will see no visible light from the LED on the front of the remote control during operation.


To Replace the Battery

1.The remote control is powered by a three-voltCR2025 lithium battery which is included.

2.After sliding the latch in the direction shown, remove the battery holder.

3.Remove the battery from the battery holder.

4.Insert a fresh battery with the face marked "+" on top.

5.Slide the battery holder into the remote until the latch clicks into place.


100% compatible with Canon RC-1/RC-6infrared remote control.

Works with all remote shutter release control modes (Quick-response,W/T Zoom).

Easy-to-replaceCR2025 lithium battery.

Operating temperature: 5°C to 40°C (40°F to 105°F).

Typical Battery Life: up to 3 years; 20,000 exposures.

Care and Storage

1.When the remote control is not in use for an extended period of time, please remove the battery from the remote control.

2.Do not expose the remote control to excessive heat or humidity.

3.Do not leave the remote control on or near a television, refrigerator, or other appliance with a magnetic field.

4.If the remote control gets wet, wipe it with a dry towel as soon as possible.

5.Do not use organic solvents, such as alcohol or paint thinner when cleaning the remote control.


If for any reason, your ProMaster product fails within ONE YEAR of the date of purchase, return the product to your ProMaster dealer and it will be exchanged for you at no charge. ProMaster products are guaranteed for ONE FULL YEAR against defects in workmanship and materials. If at any time after one year, your ProMaster product fails under normal use, we invite you to return it to ProMaster for evaluation and repair.

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