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Nikon ML-L3 Wireless Remote Control (Infrared) USA

You Pay: $15.49
Product Highlights
  • Wireless Remote Shutter Release
  • Minimizes Vibrations
  • Good for Close-ups & Time Exposures

The Nikon ML-L3 Wireless Remote Control (Infrared) is for use with the following Nikon cameras: D40, D40X, D50, D60, D70, D70S, D80, D90, D600, D3000, D5000, D3200, D5100, D7000, Coolpix P6000, P7000, P7100, N65, N75, Coolpix 8400, 8800, Pronea S, Nuvis S & Lite Touch Zoom Cameras, Nikon 1 J1, Nikon 1 J2 and Nikon 1 V1. It acts as a wireless shutter release capable of instantly triggering the shutter without disturbing the camera, up to a distance of approximately 16' (4.87 m) in front of the camera. The remote can work from behind the camera as well, however its range is not as long. It is recommended for taking pictures of subjects that are difficult to approach, or to minimize vibration for close-ups and time exposure, and it is powered by a CR-2025 3v battery (included). The ML-L3 supports the bulb exposure camera setting making it a worthwhile accessory for shooting long time exposures for low-light photography or unusual daylight effects.

The ML-L3 supports the bulb exposure camera setting making it a worthwhile accessory for shooting long time exposures during low-light photography sessions, or for unusual daylight effects.

When the ML-L3 remote control is used in M mode, users can select '- -' as the shutter speed. At this setting, the shutter opens when the shutter-release button on the ML-L3 remote control is pressed (2 seconds after the button is pressed in delayed remote mode) and remains open until the remote-control shutter-release button is pressed a second time (maximum exposure time is 30 minutes). Nikon recommends using a fully-charged EN-EL3 battery or an optional EH-5 AC adapter when using long exposures. For information regarding using the ML-L3 with flash please see the camera's user manual. Basically, depress the timer 3x to get it ready, press to start the shot and step away. Come back and press the button again and it stops the shot.

Nikon ML-L3 Wireless Remote Control (Infrared)
  • CR-2025 Battery
  • Storage Case
  • 1-Year Warranty
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    NikonML-L3 Wireless Remote Control (Infrared)
     
    4.6

    (based on 1160 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (817)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (276)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (50)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (8)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (9)

    98%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Easy to use (880)
    • Lightweight (852)
    • Reliable (588)
    • Durable (409)
    • Easy to set up (103)

    Cons

    • Not durable (18)
    • Not functional (18)
    • Poor design (15)
    • Not enough features (10)
    • Weak signal (10)

    Best Uses

    • Portraits (563)
    • Landscape photography (512)
    • Macro photography (470)
    • Travel (340)
    • Everyday (331)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Enthusiast (581), Semi-professional (185), Casual user (82), Professional (71), Tech savvy (62)
      • Primary use:
      • Personal (119), Business (16)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (643), Yes (15)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Wish I'd bought it years ago...

    Every year I'm in charge of the family photo at our reunion. I'm always running to and from my camera. I finally decided to get a remote. I had no idea how easy...Read complete review

    Every year I'm in charge of the family photo at our reunion. I'm always running to and from my camera. I finally decided to get a remote. I had no idea how easy it would be to use and how inexpensive it was. I wish I'd purchased it a long time ago. The only negative is my family doesn't get to laugh at me running into the photo, and I forgot to not have my hand (with remote) so obviously pointed at the camera. If I could change one thing about the actual remote I would have a way to safely attach it to my camera. Its so small I'm afraid I'll lose it.

    VS

    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Works, but could work better

    I purchased this remote for my D5000. It's simple enough to use...set the release mode on your camera and press the button on the remote....only problem is, if you...Read complete review

    I purchased this remote for my D5000. It's simple enough to use...set the release mode on your camera and press the button on the remote....only problem is, if you are trying to shoot from behind your camera, the sensor will not pick it up (or so has been in my experience. So far this has not been too much of an issue for me as most of the pictures i've been taking using the remote are just to avoid camera shake and i can just stand to the side and point it more directly at the sensor.

    Overall, I'm pleased enough with it....wasn't expensive and helps me keep my photos sharp, however would be much nicer if you could use it 360 degrees around your camera.

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    5.0

    Exactly what I needed!

    By K Cole

    from New Mexico

    Comments about Nikon ML-L3 Wireless Remote Control (Infrared):

    I bought this to make taking night shots easier and it really did! The quality is great and it's super easy to use. I'm very pleased.

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    5.0

    Good Remote

    By Joe - New Jersey Shore

    from New Jersey Shore

    About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Lightweight
    • Reliable

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Landscape Photography
      • Macro Photography
      • Portraits
      • Studio
      • Traveling

      Comments about Nikon ML-L3 Wireless Remote Control (Infrared):

      Great way to release the shutter on your Nikon. Simple to use and very small and compact.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      4.0

      As Expected

      By jerseyboy

      from bergen county nj

      Comments about Nikon ML-L3 Wireless Remote Control (Infrared):

      Not particularly sophisicated, but will get the job done...autofocus then shoot.

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      5.0

      works like a charm

      By camachojcd73

      from APO AE

      About Me Casual user

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Macro Photography
        • Portraits
        • Studio

        Comments about Nikon ML-L3 Wireless Remote Control (Infrared):

        It's simple and easy to use.

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        • No

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        5.0

        Easier to use than wired release

        By aplifter

        from Bloomfield,N.J.

        About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

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        Pros

        • Durable
        • Easy To Use
        • Lightweight
        • Reliable

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday use
          • Landscape Photography
          • Macro Photography
          • Traveling

          Comments about Nikon ML-L3 Wireless Remote Control (Infrared):

          I use this with my Nikon D7000.No fumbling to connect to camera on cold days.Also since I use a L-bracket,no threading of wire to connect to camera port.

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          • No

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          5.0

          As Advertised

          By Ocdrum bum

          from Lancaster PA

          About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Lightweight
          • Reliable

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Home
            • Landscape Photography

            Comments about Nikon ML-L3 Wireless Remote Control (Infrared):

            Easy to use, compact and works great.

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            • No

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            5.0

            A must for the bag

            By Wilbers Dad

            from Rohnert Park, Ca

            About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

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            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Lightweight
            • Reliable

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Landscape Photography
              • Macro Photography

              Comments about Nikon ML-L3 Wireless Remote Control (Infrared):

              I already have two of these and wanted another for my wife's camera bag plus one for a bag I keep all my Micro equipment in.

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              • No

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              5.0

              So far, so good.

              By Brien

              from Long Island, NY

              About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

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              Pros

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Nikon ML-L3 Wireless Remote Control (Infrared):

                    It's the last thing I needed to shoot wih a tripod.

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                    • No

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                    4.0

                    Great with D610

                    By Craig

                    from Mt. Airy, Md

                    About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Use
                    • Lightweight
                    • Reliable

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Nikon ML-L3 Wireless Remote Control (Infrared):

                        Love this remote control. Not sure why this doesn't come with the camera but a small price to pay for a big convenience.

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                        5.0

                        Works great with the D7100

                        By Revet

                        from Cleveland Ohio

                        About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Use
                        • Lightweight
                        • Reliable

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Everyday use
                          • Home
                          • Landscape Photography
                          • Macro Photography
                          • Portraits
                          • Traveling

                          Comments about Nikon ML-L3 Wireless Remote Control (Infrared):

                          Very small, easy to use, easy to set up with the D7100.

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                          • No

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                          5.0

                          I would buy this Remote again

                          By Llamaman

                          from Milan Mich

                          About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easy To Use
                          • Lightweight
                          • Reliable

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Home
                            • Portraits

                            Comments about Nikon ML-L3 Wireless Remote Control (Infrared):

                            I bought this for my Nikon D5100.It works very good no real problems. You do have to be right in front of the camera for it to work good. Can not be real far away. I use it at about 4-12 foot away. I have not tried to use it beyound the 12' mark. It was worth the money, I would buy it again

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                            • No

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                            4.0

                            Only instructions on disposal of battery

                            By Jim

                            from Wyoming

                            About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

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                            Pros

                            • Durable
                            • Easy To Use
                            • Lightweight
                            • Reliable

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Everyday use
                              • Home
                              • Landscape Photography
                              • Macro Photography
                              • Portraits
                              • Studio
                              • Traveling

                              Comments about Nikon ML-L3 Wireless Remote Control (Infrared):

                              I like the product but the only instructions I received were a page in several languages telling the owner how to dispose of the battery! I just wanted to know some particulars about the unit so I finally went on the internet and found my own instructions. Otherwise it works fairly well. I will use it with my tripod. I took some test photos and all went well.

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                              • No

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                              5.0

                              Good buy

                              By D.T.

                              from Maryland

                              Comments about Nikon ML-L3 Wireless Remote Control (Infrared):

                              Inexpensive, easy to use and carry around. I used on d750 with out any problem. Highly recommend .

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                              5.0

                              Remote control

                              By REHJR

                              from Cary, NC

                              Comments about Nikon ML-L3 Wireless Remote Control (Infrared):

                              I take many poses using ten second delay and found it very tedious. The remote device gives me the opportunity to take several quickly so o can later choose the best photo. I would recommend this inexpensive Nikon product to anyone.

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                              5.0

                              Awesome!

                              By Kewsh

                              from Detroit

                              Comments about Nikon ML-L3 Wireless Remote Control (Infrared):

                              So easy to use I am so happy I bought this remote!

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                              5.0

                              Easy to use

                              By FedWay

                              from Federal Way, WA

                              About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Durable
                              • Easy To Use
                              • Lightweight
                              • Reliable

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Landscape Photography
                                • Portraits
                                • Traveling

                                Comments about Nikon ML-L3 Wireless Remote Control (Infrared):

                                This is a device that I use to remotely operate my Nikon D3300 to take pictures for my family or friends and I don't want be left out of the groups.It's very easy to use it. It looks elegant and is small enough for me to keep in my pocket.I would recommend my friend, who has the same camera as mine, to buy this.

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                                • No

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                                4.0

                                Must Have and ML-L3 Remote Works

                                By RCS0714

                                from New York, NY

                                About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Easy To Use
                                • Reliable

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Home
                                  • Landscape Photography
                                  • Portraits
                                  • Studio
                                  • Traveling

                                  Comments about Nikon ML-L3 Wireless Remote Control (Infrared):

                                  The nikon wireless remote is terrific and can't imagine taking pictures without it. Aside from the coaching from photographer friends that using a wireless remote is smart esp on more serious photography to avoid slight shakes, esp when using a tri-pod.... but mostly, with family, have been able to take great group pics with ease. I was skeptical but the Nikon remote has worked terrific and have bought 2 so i have a backup. If i had one gripe its that sometimes it just takes a second to ensure that its aimed at the camera. But again, this is really a neglible remark as it works at its core, and works really well.

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                                  • No

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                                  5.0

                                  Love it

                                  By Wzphoto

                                  from New York, NY

                                  Comments about Nikon ML-L3 Wireless Remote Control (Infrared):

                                  I never like the cable release! Which it had a longer range

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                                  5.0

                                  As advertised

                                  By keo

                                  from kent, wa

                                  Comments about Nikon ML-L3 Wireless Remote Control (Infrared):

                                  Just pull off clear tab and press botton. Works for me!

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                                  5.0

                                  Nikon

                                  By Lui

                                  from New York

                                  Comments about Nikon ML-L3 Wireless Remote Control (Infrared):

                                  Works like a charm

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                                  Batteries & Power

                                  Kodak -  KCR2025 3V Lithium/Manganese Dioxide Battery
                                  • You Pay: $1.79
                                   

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                                  Nikon -  CML-L3 Case for ML-L3 (Replacement)
                                  • You Pay: $1.99
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