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Remote Control for Camcorder - Bluetooth?

Looking for some expertise...

We do videotaped speaker coaching and like to leave the video camera on the tripod and wired into projector for coaching playback from the front of the room using a small remote for playback (Remote Commander?). These came with most video cameras a while back... not now...

I see now that WiFi connections are common that could allow a smart phone to control the camcorder. But wireless networks not always available onsite. Some camcorders now come with Bluetooth.

All I need is select thumbnail, forward, pause, rewind and play type control from the smartphone - nothing more. Any ideas??

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Sure.

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http://store.sony.com/p/RM-AV2/en/p/RMAV2 gets you up to 59 feet.

But let me give you a tip. Most folk do not control the camcorder. They'll hit record and let it run. Later in post production (some call the editing) then it's all cut down to size.

Also, the gigs I've been on has a camera operator. I'm making a big guess you don't have one?
Bob
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Wireless Controller

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You can still get a wireless controller with some Canon HD cameras - it is an optional extra. Wi-Fi connection was intended for downloading not for control.

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Wireless LANC controller

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Only WL1 / WL2 product have a wireless LANC control of Sony, JVC, Canon, Blackmagic (and ALL lanc suported) camera! With this wireless LANC controller can easily manage the camera on the crane, gimbal, drone ... For example, one person can operate the camera and a producer on a chair across the monitor operates controller!
The advantages of this controller are:

-80 Meter range in open space.
-Since Record 1-5 cameras.
-Fast And easy to use.
-Precize Rocker type zoom (multi speed)
-Reverse Direction zoom
-Reverse Direction of focus
-Focusing With zoom rocker
-Focus far
-Focus near
-Focus car
-Focus push
Iris open
Iris close
Iris push
-record star / stop for main channel or all cameras (two or more receivers WL2)
for more read manuals .......

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