Connecting to a Wireless Remote Control

This camera can also be connected to Wireless Remote Control BR-E1 (sold separately, ) via Bluetooth for remote control shooting.

  1. Select [Communication Functions: Bluetooth settings].

  2. In [Bluetooth], select [Remote].

  3. Select [Pairing].

  4. Pair the devices.

    • When the [Pairing] screen appears, press and hold the W and T buttons on the BR-E1 simultaneously for at least 3 sec.
    • After a message confirms that the camera is paired with the BR-E1, press SET.
  5. Set up the camera for remote shooting.

    • When shooting still photos, select [10-sec. self-timer/remote control] or [2-sec. self-timer/remote control] as the drive mode ().
    • For movie recording, set [Shooting: Remote control] to [Enable].
    • For instructions after the pairing is complete, refer to the BR-E1's Instruction Manual.


  • Bluetooth connections consume battery power even after the camera's auto power off is activated.


  • When you will not use Bluetooth, setting this function to [Disable] in step 2 is recommended.

Canceling the Pairing

Before pairing with a different BR-E1, clear the information about the connected remote control.

  1. Select [Communication Functions: Bluetooth settings].

  2. Select [Check/clear connection info].

  3. Press the INFO button.

  4. Select [OK].