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alaScore 80

17 reviews

May, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 17 reviews of Sony RMT-DSLR1. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Remote Controls for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the design and size. The price and usability are also appreciated, whereas many are critical about the reliability.

usability, price, size, design


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Remote Controls the Sony RMT-DSLR1 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 17 reviews)

1 expert reviews

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Works Great


I bought this for macro work but the sensor on my a580 is on the front of the camera. Best application is being able to include yourself in the picture. With all the buttons shown, only the shutter works with the camera, everything else is for TV...


Works only from the front

Oct, 2011

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Wireless Remote Commander


I shoot with the a850 and use only Sony lenses and accessories. I bought the wireless commander last wk and wasn't pleased with the shutter button. It won't let you lock your focus first it just instantly takes the shot. When I have my Sony fisheye...


too many buttons, doesn't work with all lenses

Oct, 2011

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NOT Compatible with a35, despite website's claim


My comments concern the compatibility, but also frustration for being led to believe it worked.

None for a35

It does not work

Oct, 2011

Consumer review (

Remote used with A230


Very easy to use. Compatable with A230 even though it isn't listed as such. Sony ease of use.

Small, Compact Remote. Very user friendly, click and use

None to mention

Jun, 2010

Consumer review (

Great gadget


It´s a great gadget to use to eliminate camera shake

Price, easy to use

Too small

Jun, 2010

Consumer review (

Only 2 of the buttons work for NEX7


Out of the box it wont work, as with all Sony kit you have to delve in to the camera settings and find the shutter release settings and turn on remote functions.That said only two of the keys works \'shutter\' and 2 second release. So its very bulky...

Easy To Use

Bulky","Not Functional

Jul, 2012

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No instructions in English so can't use unless you can read chines etc

Jul, 2012

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Easy to use

Jun, 2012

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No wires, fits in the pocket, takes up very little room

Jan, 2011

Product Specifications

Eliminate potential body shake and even put yourself in the picture with your Sony selected digital camera and the RMT-DSLR1 wireless remote commander. In addition to activating the shutter from a distance, you can control your HD slideshows. For shooting as well as viewing convenience, the multifunction wireless remote control allows you to control HDTV photo viewing and trip the shutter by remote to put yourself in the picture.

Dimensions & Weight



Teletext function: No


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony

Remote Control

Supported Devices:Digital photo camera
Type:Camera remote control