[AG-TECH] re: Canon VC-C4

Fred Dech fdech at uchicago.edu
Thu Oct 14 15:20:07 CDT 2004

On Thu, Oct 14, 2004 at 12:29PM, Anne M. Hammond said:
> We have two Canon VC-C4, and like them very much.  They
> zoom and focus nicely. 
> One thing I don't like about the VC-C4 is the way the 
> remote controls a camera.  Specifically:
> We set up each camera to have an ID number, ID1 and ID2.
> On the remote, when you press ID1, the remote controls only affect
> camera ID1.  Camera ID2 becomes inactive.  
> One would like, on the second remote to press ID2 and be
> able to control only the second camera, ID2.  However, pressing
> ID2 on the second remote turns off control to the camera ID1 for
> both remote controls.  
wierd.  i've never played around with the IR remotes much.  we usually
use serial or 'hands-on' control.  that must be a cost-saving feature.


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