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The Remote: How to Control Multiple Cameras

by GoPro ‎12-17-2020 09:24 AM - edited ‎12-17-2020 09:36 AM
The Remote lets you remote control up to five cameras at the same time. This article demonstrates how to pair and control multiple cameras.
 

Control multiple cameras


Pair additional cameras

The Remote is automatically set to pair with a camera the first time you start it up. To pair additional cameras:
  1. With The Remote on, give the Power Button a short press.
  2. [Pair New] appears at the top of the list of settings. Press the Shutter Button to select [Pair New].
  3. Go to your camera's Connection menu and tap [Connect Device] > [The Remote]. Your camera and The Remote will pair automatically
 

Choose which camera to control


You can control individual cameras that are paired to The Remote.
  1. With The Remote on, give the Power Button a short press.
  2. [Connect to] appears at the top of the list of settings. Press the Shutter Button to select [Connect to].
  3. Use the side buttons to choose which camera you want to control. Press the Shutter Button to select the camera. 
 

Control up to 5 cameras simultaneously

 
  1. With The Remote on, give the Power Button a short press.
  2. [Connect to] appears at the top of the list of settings. Press the Shutter Button to select [Connect to].
  3. Press the Shutter Button to select [Multicam] from the top of the connections list. The Remote will now control all connected cameras. 
 

Switch multiple cameras to their default modes


The Remote makes it easy to control cameras that are set to different capture modes. 
  1. With The Remote and your cameras on, short press the Power Button.
  2. [Connect to] will appear at the top of the list of settings. Press the Shutter Button to select [Connect to]. 
  3. [Multicam] will appear at the top of the connections list. Press the Shutter Button to select [Multicam].
  4. Press the Mode Button (bottom side button) repeatedly to cycle to [Default Modes]. Press the Shutter Button to select [Default Modes].
Head Up! You can set each camera's default capture setting through the camera's Preference menu. Tap [General] > [Default Preset]. 
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