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[Question] How do I make the settings for shooting several pictures with the Self-timer? (Custom Self-Timer)

You can set the shooting interval and the number of pictures when shooting several pictures with the Self-timer.

Available Setting Description
Pictures Set this between 1 and 10 pictures.
* The default setting is [2 Pics].
Interval Set this between 5 and 10 seconds.
* The default setting is [5 Sec.].

Operating procedure

  • 1 In a shooting mode, press the [MENU] button. The shooting menu appears.

    [MENU] button

  • 2 Push the [ADJ./OK] button Down to select [Custom Self-Timer], and push the [ADJ./OK] button Right.

    [ADJ./OK] button
    Custom self timer option

  • 3 The setting menu appears.
    Push the [ADJ./OK] button Left Right to select [Pictures] and [Interval]. Push the [ADJ./OK] button Up Down to make the settings and press the [ADJ./OK] button.

    Set [Pictures] and [Interval].

  • 4 After setting [Custom Self-Timer], with the camera ready to shoot, press the Self-timer (Self- Timer) button.

    Self timer button

  • 5 Push the ADJ./OK button Up Down and change the self-timer setting to [Custom].

    Custom self timer


  • The camera takes pictures at the specified interval, and the self-timer lamp blinks for 2 seconds before each shot. Focus position is fixed at the first picture in the sequence.
  • To cancel the self timer shooting, press the [MENU] button.
Answer ID: edc05046
Date created: March 11, 2011
Date modified: May 31, 2011
Product: CX5
Operating system: --
Category: Hardware operations
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