Interchangeable Lens Digital Camera ILCE-6300

Identifying parts

When the lens is removed

  1. Shutter button
  2. C1 (Custom 1) button
  3. Remote sensor
  4. Wi-Fi antenna (built-in)
  5. ON/OFF (Power) switch
  6. Self-timer lamp/AF illuminator
  7. Lens release button
  8. Microphone*
  9. Lens
  10. Mount
  11. Image sensor**
  12. Lens contacts**

*Do not cover this part during movie recording.

**Do not touch this part directly.

  1. Multi interface shoe*
  2. Image sensor position mark
  3. Hook for shoulder strap
  4. Speaker
  5. 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.
  6. Mode dial
  7. Control dial
  8. Multi/Micro USB Terminal*
    • Supports Micro USB compatible device.
  9. Charge lamp
  10. HDMI micro jack
  11. (Microphone) jack
    • When an external microphone is connected, the microphone is turned on automatically. If the external microphone is a plug-in-power type, the power of the microphone is supplied by the camera.

    *For details on compatible accessories for the multi interface shoe and the Multi/Micro USB Terminal, visit the Sony web site, or consult your Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility. You can also use accessories that are compatible with the accessory shoe. Operations with other manufacturers’ accessories are not guaranteed.

  1. Eye sensor
  2. Viewfinder
  3. Eyepiece cup
    • Not attached to the camera at the factory. It is recommended that you attach the eyepiece cup when you intend to use the viewfinder.
    Attaching/removing the eyepiece cup

    Match the bottom side of the eyepiece cup to the viewfinder, and attach it by pushing the top side of the eyepiece cup in.
    To remove the eyepiece cup, grasp it on the left and right sides and pull it down.

    • Remove the eyepiece cup when you attach an accessory (sold separately) to the Multi Interface Shoe.
  4. Monitor
    • 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.
  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. (Flash pop-up) button
  7. MENU button
  8. AF/MF/AEL switch lever
  9. For shooting: AF/MF button/AEL button
    For viewing: (Enlarge) button
  10. MOVIE (Movie) button
  11. For shooting: Fn (Function) button
    For viewing: (Send to Smartphone) button
    • You can display the screen for [Send to Smartphone] by pressing this button.
  12. Control wheel
  13. Center button
  14. C2 (Custom 2) button/ (Delete) button
  15. (Playback) button

  1. (N mark)
    • Touch the mark when you connect the camera to a smartphone equipped with the NFC function. For details on the location of the (N mark) on your Smartphone, refer to the operating instructions of the Smartphone.
    • NFC (Near Field Communication) is an international standard of the short-range wireless communication technology.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Access lamp
  5. Battery/memory card cover
  6. Memory card slot
  7. Battery insertion slot
  8. Battery lock lever