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I'm looking for a remote release for Sony A7Rii. As far as I can tell there are none on the market and the only way is via the PlayMemories app. Unfortunately my phone is a Motorolo E which is not compatible - it won't connect to the camera and is listed as not compatible in the PlayMemories documentation. So my question is, what is the most cost effective way to get a remote release? Is the only way to buy a new phone?

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    \$\begingroup\$ Search for "Sony a7 shutter release" on Amazon, anything that has a micro-usb port will work. I personally use the Fotga LCD Timer with my a7s and it works perfectly. \$\endgroup\$ Oct 10, 2016 at 19:04
  • \$\begingroup\$ Another option for controlling it from a phone is TriggerTrap. Though not cheap. triggertrap.com \$\endgroup\$
    – vclaw
    Oct 12, 2016 at 1:24

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The Sony website lists a few non-app-based remote release options for the α7R II, namely the RMT-DSLR2 Wireless Remote Commander, the RM-VPR1 Remote Control with Multi-Terminal Cable, and the RM-SPR1 Remote Commander.

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  • \$\begingroup\$ LOL - i think I looked at that page and didn't scroll to the bottom - still, the one with the locking button for bulbing is bloomin' expensive. \$\endgroup\$
    – Mr_Thyroid
    Oct 11, 2016 at 8:34
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You can use the PlayMemories App provided you upgrade the camera firmware to 4.x or a camera app which shots when the viewfinder is obscured

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