Remote Release from Receivers

EL-5 Speedlites set as receivers can be used to shoot remotely in radio transmission wireless flash photography, enabling remote control shooting.

  1. Push the joystick straight in.

  2. Take the picture.

    • Press the joystick vertically or horizontally or turn Select dial to select REL, then push the joystick straight in.
    • The sender shoots after the receiver transmits a firing signal to it.


  • Shooting is not possible unless the camera can focus on subjects with AF. Consider setting the lens focus mode switch to MF and focusing manually before remote release.


  • The camera shoots in single shooting mode regardless of the current drive mode setting.
  • When there are multiple senders (), the firing signal is transmitted to the main sender.
  • RELEASE is displayed on the sender LCD panel during remote release from receivers.