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An Intervalometer is an external peripheral or integrated function to trigger exposures. The features commonly seen in intervalometers are:

  • set or unlimited amount of exposures
  • set time between exposures
  • set time to start the exposure(s)
  • length of exposures (for bulb photography)

Intervalometers exist as external devices, as integrated parts of the camera firmware, or as a software performing the function when the camera is connected to a computer via as USB cable. There are also special third party firmwares which have integrated intervalometers which can be used with some cameras which do not come equipped with such a function originally.

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