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Shoestring DSUSB-IR1 Shutter Control Adapter
Allows software to control the shutter speed of DSLR cameras
Shoestring DSUSB-IR shutter control adapter.
  • DSUSB-IR1 plugs directly to PC USB Port
  • All DSLR models that are compatible with the Nikon ML-L3 IR remote control
  • Compatible for the following cameras:
    • Nikon D50
    • Nikon D70
    • Nikon D70s
    • Nikon D80
  • Computer software (not included) controls the shutter speed:
    • DSLR Shutter
    • DSLRFocus
    • Shutterbug
    • MaxDSLR
    • Images Plus
    • Guidemaster
    • K3CCDTools
    • AstroArt (coming soon)
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Shoestring DSUSB-IR1 Shutter Control Adapter
The Shutter Control IR1 kit contains:
  • DSUSB-IR1 Shutter Control Adapter (for computer's USB port).
  • A 1.83 metre (6-foot) extension cable and an IR transmitter head that is mounted where it can be "seen" by your camera's IR receiver.
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User Manual 1.0

The DSUSB-IR1 is a USB peripheral for your computer that allows software to control your DSLR camera's shutter. The DSUSB-IR includes all the necessary cables that will enable to conect the DSUSB-IR unit to your PC and your DSLR camera.

Many people are now using Digital SLR cameras to take deep-sky photographs. Using the camera's internal shutter control typically limits the exposure time to 30 seconds. To get longer exposure times, the bulb stop (B) of the camera must be used. In bulb mode, the shutter is controlled by a remote control. If you wish to use a computer to generate the remote control commands, the DSUSB-IR1 on this page will allow you to do so when used with appropriate software that supports this adapter.

For the Nikon D50, D70, D70s and D80, and any other models that are compatible with the Nikon ML-L3 IR remote control, you will need to purchase the DSUSB-IR1. This unit comes complete with a 1.83 metre (6-foot) extension cable and an IR transmitter head that is mounted where it can be "seen" by your camera's IR receiver.

Software Support For Shutter Control
The Shoestring DSUSB-IR1 shutter control adapter (supplied here) is currently supported by the software applications listed below.
Software Application DSUSB-IR1 Shutter Conttrol Adapter
DSLRFocus by Chris Venter Yes
Shutterbug by Chris Venter Yes
MaxDSLR by Diffraction Limited Yes
AstroArt by MSB Software Coming soon
K3CCDTools by K3 Yes
Guidemaster by Matthias Garzarolli Yes
DSLR Shutter by Craig Stark Yes
Images Plus by Images Plus Yes

We are constantly checking the accuracy of the technical data. We are prepared to provide more detailed information on request. Technical data is subject to change without notice.

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