Identifying parts

  1. ON/OFF (Power) switch
  2. Shutter button
  3. For shooting: W/T (zoom) lever
    For viewing: (Index) lever/Playback zoom lever
  4. Self-timer lamp/AF illuminator
  5. Aperture index
  6. Lens
  7. Front lens ring
  8. Rear lens ring
  9. Exposure compensation dial
  10. Flash
    • Press the (Flash pop-up) button to use the flash. The flash does not pop up automatically.
    • When not using the flash, press it back into the camera body.
  11. Multi Interface Shoe
    • Some accessories may not go in all the way and protrude backward from the Multi interface shoe. However, when the accessory reaches the front end of the shoe, the connection is completed.
    • For details on compatible accessories for the multi interface shoe, visit the Sony website, or consult your Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility. Accessories for the Accessory Shoe can also be used. Operations with other manufactures’ accessories are not guaranteed.

  12. Mode dial

    (Auto Mode/P(Program Auto)/A(Aperture Priority)/S(Shutter Priority)/M(Manual Exposure)/MR(Memory recall)/ (Movie)/ HFR(High Frame Rate)/ (Sweep Panorama)/SCN(Scene Selection)

  13. Hook for shoulder strap
    • Attach both ends of the strap onto the camera.

  14. Focus hold button
  15. Focus range limiter switch
  16. Focus mode dial
  17. Aperture ring

  1. Microphone
    • Do not cover this part during movie recording. Doing so may cause noise or lower the volume.
  2. Viewfinder
  3. Eye sensor
  4. Eyepiece Cup

    Removing the eyepiece cup

    Grasp the eyepiece cup on the left and right sides to remove it.

  5. Diopter-adjustment dial
    • Adjust the diopter-adjustment dial to your eyesight until the display appears clearly in the viewfinder. If it is difficult to turn the diopter-adjustment dial, remove the eyepiece cup and then adjust the dial.

  6. MOVIE (Movie) button
  7. (Flash pop-up) button
  8. (Display panel illumination) button
  9. Display panel
  10. C2 button (Custom button 2)
  11. C1 button (Custom button 1)
  12. Hook for shoulder strap
  13. Memory card slot
  14. Memory card cover
  15. Access lamp

  1. MENU button
  2. Image sensor position mark
    • The image sensor is the sensor that converts light into an electric signal. The mark shows the location of the image sensor. When you measure the exact distance between the camera and the subject, refer to the position of the horizontal line.

    • If the subject is closer than the minimum shooting distance of the lens, the focus cannot be confirmed. Make sure you put enough distance between the subject and the camera.
  3. Speaker
  4. (Microphone) jack
    • When an external microphone is connected, the built-in microphone turns off automatically. When the external microphone is a plugin-power type, the power of the microphone is supplied by the camera.
  5. (Headphones) jack
  6. Multi/Micro USB Terminal
    • This terminal supports Micro USB-compatible devices.
    • For details on compatible accessories for the Multi/Micro USB Terminal, visit the Sony website, or consult your Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility.
  7. HDMI micro jack
  8. Charge lamp
  9. Monitor (For touch operation: Touch panel/Touch pad)
    • You can adjust the monitor to an easily viewable angle and shoot from any position.

    • You may not be able to adjust the monitor angle depending on the type of a tripod you use. In such a case, release the tripod screw once to adjust the monitor angle.
  10. For shooting: Fn (Function) button
    For viewing: (Send to Smartphone) button
    • You can display the screen for [Send to Smartphone] by pressing this button.
  11. Control dial
    • You can quickly adjust the settings for each shooting mode.
  12. For shooting: AEL button
    For viewing: (Playback zoom) button
  13. Control wheel
  14. Center button
  15. For shooting: C3 button (Custom button 3)
    For viewing: (Delete) button
  16. (Playback) button

  1. Aperture Click Switch
  2. Wi-Fi/Bluetooth antenna (built-in)
  3. (N mark)
    • This mark indicates the touch point for connecting the camera and an NFC-enabled Smartphone.

    • NFC (Near Field Communication) is an international standard of the short-range wireless communication technology.
  4. Battery lock lever
  5. Battery insertion slot
  6. Connection plate cover
    • Use this when using an AC-PW20 AC Adaptor (sold separately). Insert the connection plate into the battery compartment, and then pass the cord through the connection plate cover as shown below.

    • Make sure that the cord is not pinched when you close the cover.
  7. Battery cover
  8. Tripod socket hole
    • Use a tripod with a screw less than 5.5 mm (7/32 inches) long. Otherwise, you cannot firmly secure the camera, and damage to the camera may occur.