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Self Timer Activation

What, exactly, activates the self timer? I have set the option to either 2 or 10 seconds in the menu. And have followed the manuals instructions.

Steps: Press the shutter-release button until AF & AE are set - (part way) - then all the way to begin countdown.

My camera: Self timer does not activate. The countdown is not displayed. The lamp does not blink.

How do I 'activate' self timer?

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The instruction manual is quite poor. Once you have decided which option you would like (2 or 10 seconds) you must go back to the main menu to select which drive mode you would like. Single is default. From single, you can select self-timer, which will activate it for your next shot. The drive mode will always reset back to single after every shot so you'll need to set this up for every self-timed shot.

Happy shooting!

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