cable release

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cable release

[′kā·bəl ri′lēs]
(engineering)
A wire plunger to actuate the shutter of a camera, thus avoiding undesirable camera movement.
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001min, as well as a number of accessories such as mounting lugs, pneumatic lifters, and cable releases.
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Cable releases usually screw into the shutter button.