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VelloWireless ShutterBoss Timer Remote (Nikon 10-Pin Connection)
 
4.6

(based on 90 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (58)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (30)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

99%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (74)
  • Lightweight (62)
  • Reliable (34)
  • Compact (16)
  • Durable (15)

Cons

  • Heavy / bulky (5)
  • Not durable (3)

Best Uses

  • Landscape photography (36)
  • Macro photography (28)
  • Landscape/scenery (25)
  • Portraits (20)
  • Travel (18)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (26), Semi-professional (16), Photo enthusiast (14), Semi-pro photographer (10), Pro photographer (9)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (77)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

GREAT Tool

This remote is a MUST for time lapse photos the only limit is the size of the memory card and camera batteries. There are so many settings it is almost limitless. There is a...Read complete review

This remote is a MUST for time lapse photos the only limit is the size of the memory card and camera batteries. There are so many settings it is almost limitless. There is a learning curve but it is pretty simple to use and if there are any questions the folks at Vello answer emails quickly. I used this for night time lapse photos in Canyonlands National Park and it worked like a dream. The long exposure setting is great for taking photos of stars since most cameras will only go as far as a 30 second exposure time. Just wish there was a "gadget" bag to hold the 3 parts but that ius not a big deal.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Great remote for warm weather use

Use with my Nikon and Olympus cameras.

Its fast and reliable and does not rely on line of sight. Cables available for different camera brands.

The CR2 battery...Read complete review

Use with my Nikon and Olympus cameras.

Its fast and reliable and does not rely on line of sight. Cables available for different camera brands.

The CR2 battery voltage drops too low to power the unit in cold weather. Won't work at freezing temperatures.

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4.0

Excellent Product Great Price

By Scott

from Dallas, TX

About Me Semi-pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Easy to Use
  • Good Reliability
  • Great Range
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Astrophotography
    • Family Photos
    • Landscape/Scenery
    • Travel

    Comments about Vello Wireless ShutterBoss Timer Remote (Nikon 10-Pin Connection):

    Astrophotography / Light Painting

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    4.0

    works well

    By ronsphoto

    from miami, fl

    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy to Use
    • Well Constructed

    Cons

    • Price

    Best Uses

    • Long exposure
    • Time Lapse

    Comments about Vello Wireless ShutterBoss Timer Remote (Nikon 10-Pin Connection):

    I bought this as a replacement to a really low priced wired timer. That timer worked fine except for the rough 10 pin connection. It always worried me that a pin or two would break in the socket and would be a nightmare to get out. This one plugs in very smooth. I tested the functions, they work very well. Everything is as I expected. I'm slashing one star for the price. I think a hundred bucks is a bit high for what I consider to be a fairly simple gadget.

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    • No

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    5.0

    Very good !

    By jloc

    from Madrid, Spain

    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Family Photos
        • Landscape/Scenery
        • Sports/Action
        • Travel
        • Video
        • Weddings/Events
        • Wildlife Photos

        Comments about Vello Wireless ShutterBoss Timer Remote (Nikon 10-Pin Connection):

        It works, some functions are a bit complicated but the fact they are there opens many opportunities for complex photography. Very good buy for the price you pay

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        2.0

        Great remote for warm weather use

        By joer

        from Northern Illinois

        About Me Photo Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy to Use

        Cons

        • Bulky
        • Not For Cold Temps

        Best Uses

        • Family Photos
        • Landscape/Scenery
        • Wildlife Photos

        Comments about Vello Wireless ShutterBoss Timer Remote (Nikon 10-Pin Connection):

        Use with my Nikon and Olympus cameras.

        Its fast and reliable and does not rely on line of sight. Cables available for different camera brands.

        The CR2 battery voltage drops too low to power the unit in cold weather. Won't work at freezing temperatures.

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        • No

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        5.0

        nice "toy" but not for everyone

        By SLL

        from St. Thomas, VI

        About Me Photo Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy to Use
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Family Photos
          • Landscape/Scenery

          Comments about Vello Wireless ShutterBoss Timer Remote (Nikon 10-Pin Connection):

          At first, I was like, why would I need this.Since getting it, and using it, I am loving it.Simple, easy to use, and really nice that I can include myself in some shots and not rely on the timer built into my camera.If you have some extra money and want to gift yourself a nice toy, this is it.When used with a tripod, and head, you will guarantee yourself a nice vibration free shot.

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          5.0

          Good product

          By None

          from Washington State

          Comments about Vello Wireless ShutterBoss Timer Remote (Nikon 10-Pin Connection):

          I use the Shutterboss on a D810 for long exposures. It is convenient to use. I like the count down feature on the hand control (I can wait in the truck until near the end).

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          5.0

          Shutter boss

          By Grandpa

          from Ohio

          Comments about Vello Wireless ShutterBoss Timer Remote (Nikon 10-Pin Connection):

          Only set it up once so far but works great. Can't wait to put it to use on my trip to Hawaii!

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          5.0

          Simple ansd Efficient Remote

          By Vinnie

          from Wappingers Falls, NY

          About Me Photo Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Compact
          • Easy to Use
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Landscape/Scenery

            Comments about Vello Wireless ShutterBoss Timer Remote (Nikon 10-Pin Connection):

            The Vello Wireless Shutterboss is a great remote at a very sweet price point. I got it in 1 day from B&H as advertised. The product was packaged well, as is everything I purchase from B&H. Put the batteries in, hooked it up and it works as advertised. Instructions are atraight forward, and the remote is easy to operate. I will mainly use it for landscape photography, mostly sunrise and sunsets.

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            • No

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            5.0

            Excellent equipment

            By Roy H

            from Qualicum Beach BC Canada

            About Me Pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Compact
            • Easy to Use
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Family Photos
              • Landscape/Scenery
              • Night photography
              • Wildlife Photos

              Comments about Vello Wireless ShutterBoss Timer Remote (Nikon 10-Pin Connection):

              I should have bought one of these years ago.
              Simple to use and programme. Excellent for when any vibration or movement can ruin a shot especially with long exposures.
              Good quality and reliable.

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              • No

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              4.0

              Expands shooting options

              By Bill McGrath

              from Western states RVer

              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy to Use
              • Flexible Usage
              • Intuitive Operation
              • Lightweight

              Cons

              • Larger Than Needed

              Best Uses

              • Landscape/Scenery
              • Night Sky Photography
              • Wildlife Photos

              Comments about Vello Wireless ShutterBoss Timer Remote (Nikon 10-Pin Connection):

              Aside from allowing the shooter to actuate the shutter from a distance, this timer allows programming a delay, a long exposure, interval between shots, and the number of shots. All wirelessly or wired. What I wish it could also do is program a shutter release to the second from a clock. (I shoot Iridium satellite flares that occur at precisely determined times.) This inability is the only drawback. I would have liked the hand-help unit better if it were smaller. It takes up more space than needed, IMO. Otherwise, this is easy to use and works very well. I like it.

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              • No

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              4.0

              Excellent product

              By Donald

              from Saint-Urbain, Qc, CA

              About Me Photo Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy to Use
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Landscape/Scenery
                • Wildlife Photos

                Comments about Vello Wireless ShutterBoss Timer Remote (Nikon 10-Pin Connection):

                Good product ! Easy to use, complete.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes

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                5.0

                Works great

                By Hard hat

                from West texas

                Comments about Vello Wireless ShutterBoss Timer Remote (Nikon 10-Pin Connection):

                It works better than I expected

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                5.0

                The Vello Remote Works Great

                By Ken

                from Brea, CA

                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Easy to Use

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Family Photos
                  • Landscape/Scenery
                  • Sports/Action
                  • Travel

                  Comments about Vello Wireless ShutterBoss Timer Remote (Nikon 10-Pin Connection):

                  The Vello remote works as described. I like the many functions come with it. This is my first time use it for July 4th firework shooting, and had some issue with the wireless trigger. May be someone else is using the same remote control and set on the same channel. My was working intermittently, so I reconnect the cable directly to the remote release. It worked fine then. So, I still give it 5 stars.

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                  5.0

                  Nice remote!

                  By Tooky

                  from Washington, DC

                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Easy to Use
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Family Photos
                    • Landscape/Scenery
                    • Macro

                    Comments about Vello Wireless ShutterBoss Timer Remote (Nikon 10-Pin Connection):

                    This is a great remote! I've used only the basic functions on it so far but I'm extremely satified with the purchase. The remote feels good in my hand and has a solid construction. It is responsive.

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                    • No

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                    5.0

                    just the right stuff

                    By charles denis

                    from montreal

                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Compact
                    • Easy to Use

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Landscape/Scenery

                      Comments about Vello Wireless ShutterBoss Timer Remote (Nikon 10-Pin Connection):

                      affordable product, great result, no surprise

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                      • Yes

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                      4.0

                      It works..

                      By GB photography

                      from Bend Or.

                      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy to Use
                      • Lightweight

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Landscape/Scenery

                        Comments about Vello Wireless ShutterBoss Timer Remote (Nikon 10-Pin Connection):

                        My wired remote died and replaced it with this wireless remote. I checked it out and it performs as described. The only thing i was disappointed with was the number of interval shots is limited to 99 thereby making it useless for most time lapse projects..

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                        • No

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                        5.0

                        No vibration vs. remote release cable

                        By PhotoJohn

                        from Bellevue, WA

                        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Compact
                        • Easy to Use
                        • Lightweight
                        • Truly Remote Released

                        Cons

                        • Storage Case Lacking

                        Best Uses

                        • Landscape/Scenery
                        • Long Exposures Night Sky

                        Comments about Vello Wireless ShutterBoss Timer Remote (Nikon 10-Pin Connection):

                        Used for long-exposure & night sky photography. Eliminates vibration imparted to camera by a cable or wired remote release, from either breezes or unintended hand motions.

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                        • No

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                        4.0

                        Very good unit

                        By ASM Photo

                        from Mississauga, ON, Canada

                        About Me Photo Enthusiast

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Flexible
                        • Versatile

                        Cons

                        • Powers Off A Bit Quick

                        Best Uses

                        • Family Photos
                        • Landscape/Scenery
                        • Travel

                        Comments about Vello Wireless ShutterBoss Timer Remote (Nikon 10-Pin Connection):

                        For long exposures
                        HDR
                        Bracketing exposures
                        Program to activate mirror lockup and then take exposure

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                        • No

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                        4.0

                        Great so far

                        By Brian Hargreaves Photography

                        from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

                        About Me Pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Durable
                        • Easy to Use
                        • Lightweight

                        Cons

                        • Bulky

                        Best Uses

                        • Landscape/Scenery
                        • Travel
                        • Weddings/Events
                        • Wildlife Photos

                        Comments about Vello Wireless ShutterBoss Timer Remote (Nikon 10-Pin Connection):

                        Lots of functionality, works great. The remote is a little large for my liking. It fits very well in my hand, but takes up considerable space in my camera bag (Carry on luggage sized).

                        I really like having the option of using it wired or wireless.

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                        • No

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                        5.0

                        Unleashed

                        By Crash

                        from Knoxville, TN

                        About Me Casual Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Compact
                        • Durable
                        • Easy to Use
                        • Lightweight

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Family Photos
                          • Wildlife Photos

                          Comments about Vello Wireless ShutterBoss Timer Remote (Nikon 10-Pin Connection):

                          Will be used for portraits and nature shots.

                          Freedom to use wireless or wired.

                          Just wish the transmitter would not turn on so easily; shortened battery life.

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                          • No

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