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Vello RS-P1II Wired Remote Switch for Select Panasonic & Leica

B&H # VERSP1II Mfr # RS-P1II
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Product Highlights
  • Control Autofocus and Shutter Triggering
  • Capture Images without Camera Shake
  • Ideal for Taking Long Exposures
  • Use for Continuous or Single Exposures
  • No Battery Required-Powered by Camera
  • Larger, More Comfortable Form Factor

Whether you are shooting in the studio or outdoors, the Vello RS-P1II Wired Remote Switch for Panasonic & Leica provides photographers with a simple way to control exposures and an easy-to-use tool to create more "keepers". The device is larger and more comfortable to use than many other remote devices, with a thick, sturdy cord.

The unit provides functionality such as: autofocusing, continuous shooting or single image capture and long time exposures. Since you can trigger exposures without touching the camera you will capture clear, blur-free images. The unit requires no batteries - it draws its power from the camera.

The Wired Remote Switch is a huge asset to keep in your studio or gear bag. This particular wired switch uses a cable that's 2.8' (86 cm) long, and is compatible with Panasonic cameras.

Compatible Cameras
Panasonic: DMC-FZ100, DMC-FZ150, DMC-FZ200, DMC-G1, DMC-G10, DMC-G2, DMC-G3, DMC-G5, DMC-G6, DMC-GF1, DMC-GF6, DMC-GH1, DMC-GH2, DMC-GH3, DMC-GH4, DMC-GX1, DMC-GX7, DMC-L1, DMC-L10
Leica: V-Lux 4
Press the button half-way in to autofocus
Depress the button fully to trigger the shutter
Press the button and slide it forward to lock for long exposures
Vello RS-P1II Wired Remote Switch for Select Panasonic & Leica
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty
  • REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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    VelloRS-P1II Wired Remote Switch for Select Panasonic & Leica
     
    4.9

    (based on 41 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (35)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (6)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 1 Stars

       

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    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Easy to use (36)
    • Lightweight (29)
    • Compact (13)
    • Reliable (13)
    • Durable (12)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Macro photography (15)
      • Landscape/scenery (14)
      • Landscape photography (11)
      • Portraits (10)
      • Studio (7)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Photo enthusiast (15), Enthusiast (13), Semi-professional (4)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (36)

      Reviewed by 41 customers

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      5.0

      Works fine

      By maaku

      from jupiter Fl

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Compact
      • Easy to Use
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Landscape/Scenery

        Comments about Vello RS-P1II Wired Remote Switch for Select Panasonic & Leica:

        works perfect with my GX7

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        • No

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        5.0

        inespensive solution

        By the_hefay

        from Wyoming

        About Me Photo Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy to Use
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Family Photos
          • Landscape/Scenery

          Comments about Vello RS-P1II Wired Remote Switch for Select Panasonic & Leica:

          It plugs right in to the camera and works without any additional in camera settings. It functions just as the shutter button on the camera. If you press it half way down it focuses. If you press it the rest of the way it takes a picture. One nice feature is that it has a lock down for the shutter button. This is handy if your camera has a bulb feature. You just lock the shutter button down and walk a way until you are ready to end the exposure. You can also use the lock down for continuous shooting if the camera is in continuous shoot mode.

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          5.0

          Affordable and Reliable

          By Joe S.

          from Vancouver, BC

          About Me Photo Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Compact
          • Durable
          • Easy to Use
          • Lightweight
          • Reliable

          Cons

          • Must Be Near Camera

          Best Uses

          • Landscape/Scenery
          • Low-light
          • Time-lapse

          Comments about Vello RS-P1II Wired Remote Switch for Select Panasonic & Leica:

          Great little remote that doesn't require batteries. Best used when you can be next to the camera.

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          • No

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          4.0

          Not elegant but does the job

          By SM

          from San Francisco

          About Me Photo Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Compact
          • Durable
          • Easy to Use
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Landscape/Scenery
            • Travel
            • Video

            Comments about Vello RS-P1II Wired Remote Switch for Select Panasonic & Leica:

            It does just what i need it to do...trip the shutter when I have the camera on a tripod. Not elegant or super-durable construction but it's great for the price

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            • No

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            5.0

            Simple, Easy and Nice

            By skw

            from Brookfield MO.

            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Compact
            • Easy to Use
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Family Photos
              • Landscape/Scenery
              • Video
              • Weddings/Events

              Comments about Vello RS-P1II Wired Remote Switch for Select Panasonic & Leica:

              I will Velcro it to the handle on my tripod. Dont have to reach around the camera to start and stop recording, also great for taking a picture without touching the camera. The best add on you can find for the cost.

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              4.0

              Great at 1/5th the cost of the Panny

              By BCfromBC

              from Rossland, British Columbia, Canada

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Compact
              • Easy to Use
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Landscape/Scenery
                • Video

                Comments about Vello RS-P1II Wired Remote Switch for Select Panasonic & Leica:

                Bought this remote for video. Unfortunately this is more photo oriented, so there is no way to mount it to a pan handle short of tape or elastic bands etc. Would love a better way to mount it. The button needs to be pressed in a fair way before recording will start, which i'm sure is to avoid unwanted shots, however, it does make it a little difficult sometimes to "gently" start recording. Also quite often when pressing the button, i have moved the lock forward, making it a bit longer process to stop recording. These are however very minor issues, & all in all, this remote does a great job at a fraction of the cost of the Panasonic remote.

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                5.0

                Basic and functional

                By Towner Parker

                from Boulder, CO

                Verified Buyer

                Comments about Vello RS-P1II Wired Remote Switch for Select Panasonic & Leica:

                Works with the GH3. The cord is very long. It has a "hold" functionality so you won't accidentally start/stop recording.

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                5.0

                Remote Switch works as described

                By Bob

                from Grass Valley CA

                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy to Use

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Vello RS-P1II Wired Remote Switch for Select Panasonic & Leica:

                    The Remote Switch for the Panasonic FZ200 does the job, allowing jitter free long exposures for astro photos.

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                    • No

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                    5.0

                    Great for Tripod!

                    By Foto

                    from Ohio

                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Durable
                    • Easy to Use
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Landscape/Scenery

                      Comments about Vello RS-P1II Wired Remote Switch for Select Panasonic & Leica:

                      Wanted to use a remote switch when my Lumix was on a tripod and this works great!

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                      • No

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                      5.0

                      Works well.

                      By Draycie

                      from Virginia

                      About Me Photo Enthusiast

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Compact
                      • Easy to Use
                      • Lightweight

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Vello RS-P1II Wired Remote Switch for Select Panasonic & Leica:

                          Be sure to press the plug all the way in. Works well. Great price.

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                          • No

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                          5.0

                          Works just fine!

                          By Mendo Steve

                          from Mendocino

                          About Me Photo Enthusiast

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Landscape/Scenery

                              Comments about Vello RS-P1II Wired Remote Switch for Select Panasonic & Leica:

                              Have had bad experiences with 3rd party releases before - this one works and is a bargain compared toOEM.

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                              • No

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                              5.0

                              Good value

                              By Harry H

                              from Seattle

                              About Me Photo Enthusiast

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Compact
                              • Easy to Use

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Landscape/Scenery

                                Comments about Vello RS-P1II Wired Remote Switch for Select Panasonic & Leica:

                                This remote release does the one thing I need it to do, trip the shutter without me having to touch the camera. Works as needed, and at 1/10th the cost of the Panasonic unit.

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                                5.0

                                It works, and at a low cost

                                By Michael Matthews

                                from Athens, GA

                                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Easy to Use
                                • Lightweight

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Landscape/Scenery

                                  Comments about Vello RS-P1II Wired Remote Switch for Select Panasonic & Leica:

                                  Makes possible slow shutter speeds when used with tripod or other support.

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                                  • No

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                                  5.0

                                  No fuss - does exactly what it says

                                  By the other tman

                                  from Melbourne, Australia

                                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Durable
                                  • Easy to Use

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Family Photos
                                    • Landscape/Scenery
                                    • Travel

                                    Comments about Vello RS-P1II Wired Remote Switch for Select Panasonic & Leica:

                                    Excellent value remote. The build quality better than expected and it has worked flawlessly with my Panasonic G5. Highly recommended.

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                                    • No

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                                    4.0

                                    Remote control for Panasonic Camera

                                    By Franko

                                    from Montreal Canada

                                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Compact
                                    • Easy to Use
                                    • Lightweight

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Family Photos
                                      • Landscape/Scenery
                                      • Travel
                                      • Wildlife Photos

                                      Comments about Vello RS-P1II Wired Remote Switch for Select Panasonic & Leica:

                                      Remote control for FZ200 Camera
                                      Excellent Quality and design
                                      No down sides to the product

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                                      5.0

                                      an excellent product

                                      By Jerry M

                                      from Palm Beach Gardens, Florida

                                      About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Compact
                                      • Easy to Use
                                      • Lightweight

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Family Photos
                                        • Landscape/Scenery

                                        Comments about Vello RS-P1II Wired Remote Switch for Select Panasonic & Leica:

                                        Small, lightweight, and easy to use. Does exactly what it is supposed to do. Takes up very little space in my camera bag.

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                                        • No

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                                        5.0

                                        Making life easy

                                        By Orca

                                        from Little Egg Harbor, NJ

                                        About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Compact
                                        • Easy to Use
                                        • Lightweight

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Wildlife Photos

                                          Comments about Vello RS-P1II Wired Remote Switch for Select Panasonic & Leica:

                                          Works well w/Panasonic FX200. Just the right amount of pressure to activate the shutter. Slight pressure auto focuses the camera. Works as well as I had hoped it would. Would tell others to get one.

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                                          5.0

                                          Just as advertised

                                          By GlassJane

                                          from NJ

                                          About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

                                          • Compact
                                          • Easy to Use
                                          • Lightweight

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                              Comments about Vello RS-P1II Wired Remote Switch for Select Panasonic & Leica:

                                              I called B&H and told them my need and they recommended this wired remote! It works perfectly. It arrived the next day.

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                                              5.0

                                              Price is Right

                                              By Nature Girl

                                              from Raleigh, NC

                                              About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                                              Verified Buyer

                                              Pros

                                              • Durable
                                              • Easy To Use
                                              • Lightweight
                                              • Reliable

                                              Cons

                                                Best Uses

                                                • Macro Photography

                                                Comments about Vello RS-P1II Wired Remote Switch for Select Panasonic & Leica:

                                                Does the job at a great price. Works great.

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                                                • No

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                                                5.0

                                                Wonderful Little Remote

                                                By Droogie

                                                from Spokane, WA

                                                About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                                                Verified Buyer

                                                Pros

                                                • Durable
                                                • Easy To Use
                                                • Lightweight
                                                • Reliable

                                                Cons

                                                  Best Uses

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

                                                  Comments about Vello RS-P1II Wired Remote Switch for Select Panasonic & Leica:

                                                  I use this with my Pany G3 when I use my tripod and it is perfect. Normally I use manual focus so I really don't use the "half press" focus function, but testing it out that "half press" is nice and tight and works great. Fabulous price - well made. Only difference from the higher priced version seems to be the staight plug. Highly recommend.

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