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Sony DSLR

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Supported Camera

  • ILCE-1, ILCE-9M2, ILCE-7RM4A, ILCE-7RM4, ILCE-7SM3, ILCE-7C, DSC-RX0M2.

These camera can be controlled directly from the RCP or via a RIO (local or remote).

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Controls

  • Iris (FSTOP)
  • Gain (ISO)
  • Shutter
  • Red gain (A-B)
  • Blue gain (G-M)

Coupling your setup with a VP4 would allow multi-matrix and extended shading capabilities.

Tally is not present on the camera, but it can be added by via a RIO port as Tally output using a cy-cbl-6p-pwr. See Tally configuration page.

Connection

  • Connect the USB Type-C* terminal on the camera to the RIO / RCP with a USB DATA capable. Cable that should be provided with camera.

  • Deactivate power over USB as RIO/RCP cannot charge the DSLR over USB.

    • MENU → (Setup) → USB → USB Power Supply → desired setting (OFF).

(*) Micro USB For DSC-RX0M2.

Setup

  • Upgrade DSLR firmware to the latest version using Sony software.

  • If you have a motorised lens, ensure it is in AUTO

  • Set your DSLR in S&Q or movie mode.

    • Set the mode dial to (S&Q Motion).
  • Ensure camera controls are all in "manual" (M).

    • MENU → (Shooting) → |Shooting Mode| → |Exposure Mode| → desired setting (S&Q M).
  • Ensure Remote Control is activated.

    • MENU → (Network) → |Transfer/Remote| → |PC Remote Function| → PC Remote Cnct Method → desired setting USB.

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  • Connect camera to RIO or RCP using the USB cable.

  • Add the Camera to the RCP configuration via the RCP Configuration UI.

    • Select Sony brand.
    • Select DSLR model.
      • If your DSLR is connected, in a compatible firmware version, it should be listed.
      • By default "*" is selected, meaning we connect to the first one plugged (you can unplug this DSLR and plug another one, will work).
      • If you select the DSLR serial, it will only works with the configured one.