A cautionary note about the Pogo universal remote and the Nikon D70

Discussion in 'Digital Photography' started by almargheim, Jan 15, 2005.

  1. almargheim

    almargheim Guest

    I purchased a two-pack of the Pogo universal remotes that several D70
    users recommended on the Web. The remotes arrived yesterday and,
    although they work with my TV, they don't work with my D70. Because
    others have had good luck with the Pogo, I wondered if the IR sensor on
    my D70 was defective.

    This morning I called the pharmacy where I bought the D70 and was
    pleased to learn that they had an ML-L3 in stock. Braving sub-zero
    temperatures, I rushed there and bought it.
    The ML-L3 works perfectly with my D70.

    almargheim, Jan 15, 2005
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  2. almargheim

    almargheim Guest

    Someone on the Nikon D70 yahoo group told me what I was doing wrong, so
    I thought I'd share the answer here.

    I was giving up too soon. It took approximately four and half minutes
    of holding the Channel-Down button down before the first Pogo remote
    triggered the D70.

    To program the second remote I counted button presses instead of
    holding the button down. It took about 590 button presses before the
    D70 was triggered.

    almargheim, Jan 19, 2005
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