In this article, we will be taking a look at what we feel is the best intervalometer for Sony A7rii cameras currently available on the market right now as well as a number of suitable alternatives that you can choose. We have noticed a steady number of people reaching out for advice on what intervalometer they should be using with their Sony cameras over the last few months. We decided to publish this article in an attempt to help as many of our readers who find themselves in this same situation as possible.
If you are using your Sony A7rii for time-lapse photography, star trail photography, hands-free shutter blurring, delayed photography or creative self-portraits then a high-quality intervalometer could become an essential part of your photography kit.
The Pixel FSK
One of our favorite things about the Pixel FSK Intervalometer is how simple both its user interface and control system are shown in the image to the left. It is very easy to use and anyone with very basic technology skills will be able to pick it up and use it.
You are able to quickly and easily access the various settings to tweak and adjust any of the core functions of the intervalometer that you need allowing you to easily keep your photography session on track.
The 2.4Ghz wireless system offers you the ability to remotely control the intervalometer and by extension, your camera from up to eighty meters away and its anti-interference technology ensures that you will not have any problems from external powerful signals near your photography location such as mobile phone masts.
If you are taking part in a large event where you expect a large number of photographers to attend then the thirty channels offered by the Pixel FSK Intervalometer ensures that you will be able to avoid any interference during your session from any other photographers using the same intervalometer.
As you would expect from a high-quality tool, the Pixel FSK Intervalometer offers all of the core functionality that you would expect from an intervalometer such as a delay timer, an interval timer, an exposure timer, a set number of shots activator, a repeat capture interval timer, and various other repeat settings.
When purchased, the package will include the TW-283 Transmitter, the TW-283 Receiver, a Shutter Connecting Cable, and a user manual. An additional interchangeable shutter connecting cable is available for the intervalometer that will allow you to use the tool with cameras from other manufacturers lines but it will work with your Sony A7RII right out the box. Note that batteries are not included with your purchase and we would always recommend that you use a high-quality set of AAA batteries (Click here to check for product prices and availability) with the product.
The backlight system on the Pixel FSK intervalometer makes it very easy to use and set up in low light conditions making it ideal for any astrophotography that you plan to use your intervalometer meter for.
All in all, the PIXEL FSK intervalometer is a solid addition to anyone’s photography kit and will be able to meet the requirements of the vast majority of people who need an intervalometer for their particular photography niche.
The JJC Intervalometer
One thing that we would like to point out when it comes to purchasing the JJC Intervalometer from anywhere other than the links on this page. Always ensure that it is the Sony variant of the product that you are purchasing as there are also variants available for Canon, Nikon, Samsung, Panasonic, and Fujifilm cameras. We have taken the time to ensure that our links on this page all point to the Sony variant of the product that will work with your Sony A7RII camera.
Again, the product comes with the functionality you would expect from an intervalometer such as a quick and easy to use self-timer function, an interval timer, a good long-exposure setting timer as well as an exposure count setting to make sure that you get the exact photograph that you want from your session.
The image above shows the control system for the JJC Intervalometer and just like the intervalometer covered above, it has been specifically designed to be a quick and easy to use as possible with anyone being able to quickly pick it up and use the product. The user interface system is also clean, smooth, and very tidy making it simple and easy to set up the intervalometer for the task at hand.
The JJC Intervalometer comes with a simple yet very effective backlight system that makes it very easy to use in the dark. If you are using your intervalometer for any star trails or other types of Astrophotography then the backlight feature will make your life much easier when setting it up in the dark.
All in all, the JJC Intervalometer is a solid product that is not only cheap but also easy to use and can make an excellent addition to anyone’s photography kit.