Interchangeable Lens Digital Camera ILCE-5100

Identifying parts

When the lens is removed

  1. Shutter button
  2. ON/OFF (Power) switch
  3. Hook for shoulder strap
  4. (N mark)
    • Touch the mark when you connect the camera to a smartphone equipped with the NFC function.
    • NFC (Near Field Communication) is an international standard of the short-range wireless communication technology.
  5. For shooting: W/T (zoom) lever
    For viewing: (Index) lever/ (Playback zoom) lever
  6. AF illuminator/Self-timer lamp
  7. Image sensor position mark
  8. Flash
    • Press the(Flash pop-up) button to use the flash.
  9. Microphone*
  10. Lens
  11. Lens release button
  12. Mount
  13. Image sensor**
  14. Lens contacts**

*Do not cover this part during movie recording.

**Do not touch this part directly.

  1. Monitor/Touch panel
    • You can adjust the monitor to an easily viewable angle and shoot from any position.

  2. (Flash pop-up) button
  3. Multi/Micro USB Terminal cover
  4. Memory card/terminal cover
  5. Access lamp
  6. Wi-Fi sensor (built-in)
  7. MOVIE (Movie) button
  8. MENU button
  9. Control wheel
  10. ? (In-Camera Guide) button/ (Delete) button
  11. (Playback) button
  12. Multi/Micro USB Terminal
    • Supports Micro USB compatible device.
  13. Charge lamp
  14. Memory card slot
  15. HDMI micro jack

*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.

  1. Battery cover
  2. Battery lock lever
  3. Battery insertion slot
  4. Connection plate cover
    • Use this when using an AC-PW20 (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.
  5. Speaker
  6. 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.