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Remote Commander
RMT-P1BT
Use this Help Guide when you have issues or questions on how to use your Remote Commander.
Supported camera models
Identifying the parts
Preparations
Unpacking
Inserting the battery
Connecting the Remote Commander and a camera with the Bluetooth
Preventing unintentional operations
Shooting
Shooting a still image
Shooting a video
Adjusting the camera focus
Zooming the camera
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  Summary of Contents for Sony RMT-P1BT

  • Page 1 Help Guide Remote Commander RMT-P1BT Use this Help Guide when you have issues or questions on how to use your Remote Commander. Supported camera models Identifying the parts Preparations Unpacking Inserting the battery ® Connecting the Remote Commander and a camera with the Bluetooth...
  • Page 2 Indicator activities Activating the camera's C1 or AF-ON function About this unit Notes on use Specifications Trademarks Troubleshooting The Remote Commander fails to work. 4-748-144-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 3: Supported Camera Models

    Help Guide Remote Commander RMT-P1BT Supported camera models This unit is Remote Commander which is compatible with the Bluetooth function. For the camera models that can connect to the unit, visit the following website. https://www.sony.net/dics/p1bt/ 4-748-144-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 4: Identifying The Parts

    Help Guide Remote Commander RMT-P1BT Identifying the parts Indicator Indicates the camera's operational state in accordance with the Remote Commander operation. Focus/Zoom button Adjusts the camera focus or zooms in/out the camera. Slide the Remote Commander's ZOOM/FOCUS switch to the position suitable for your purpose.
  • Page 5 Related Topic Activating the camera's C1 or AF-ON function Preventing unintentional operations Inserting the battery Supported camera models ® Connecting the Remote Commander and a camera with the Bluetooth function Indicator activities 4-748-144-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 6 Help Guide Remote Commander RMT-P1BT Unpacking If you find anything missing, please contact your dealer. The number in the parentheses indicates the quantity. Remote Commander (1) Lithium coin cell battery (CR2032) (1) Set of printed documentation 4-748-144-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 7: Inserting The Battery

    Remove the battery cover and insert the supplied lithium coin cell battery. Insert the battery so that the + terminal is facing upward. (+ on the battery chamber indicates the direction of the battery.) Turn the battery cover until you reach “CLOSE.” 4-748-144-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 8 (device registration). Note The following is an example of a procedure for Sony Interchangeable Lens Digital Cameras and Sony digital still cameras. Before you start, check that the Remote Commander’s LOCK switch is in the position to the opposite of “LOCK.”...
  • Page 9 Remote Commander and the original camera again when connecting to the original camera.) When the camera's network settings have been reset If the Remote Commander is not used for a period of time during a Bluetooth connection, (no Bluetooth connection) may appear on the camera’s screen. 4-748-144-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 10 You can disable all the buttons on the Remote Commander in order to prevent unintentional operations while you carry it around. Slide the LOCK switch to the “LOCK” position. To enable the buttons, slide the LOCK switch to the position to the opposite of “LOCK.” 4-748-144-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 11 Help Guide Remote Commander RMT-P1BT Shooting a still image Operate the Remote Commander connected to a camera with the Bluetooth function to shoot a still image. Slide the MOVIE/STILL switch to the “STILL” position. Press the Shutter-release/REC button ( Press the button halfway down to focus, and then press it all the way down to shoot.
  • Page 12 Shooting a video 4-748-144-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 13: Shooting A Video

    Help Guide Remote Commander RMT-P1BT Shooting a video Operate the Remote Commander connected to a camera with the Bluetooth function to shoot a video. Slide the MOVIE/STILL switch to the “MOVIE” position. Press the Shutter-release/REC button ( Video recording starts. To stop recording, press the Shutter-release/REC button again.
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  • Page 15: Adjusting The Camera Focus

    Help Guide Remote Commander RMT-P1BT Adjusting the camera focus Operate the Remote Commander connected to a camera with the Bluetooth function to adjust the camera focus. Note To adjust the camera focus, you must place the camera in manual focus mode.
  • Page 16 ® Connecting the Remote Commander and a camera with the Bluetooth function Zooming the camera 4-748-144-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 17: Zooming The Camera

    Help Guide Remote Commander RMT-P1BT Zooming the camera Operate the Remote Commander connected to a camera with the Bluetooth function to zoom in/out the camera. Slide the ZOOM/FOCUS switch to the “ZOOM” position. Press the Focus/Zoom button (+/-) ( ) to zoom in/out the camera.
  • Page 18 Related Topic ® Connecting the Remote Commander and a camera with the Bluetooth function Adjusting the camera focus 4-748-144-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 19 (+/-) signals from the Remote Commander while pairing is in progress Flashes while the self-timer is in operation when the camera fails to receive operation signals from the Remote Commander Flashes rapidly when pairing fails Related Topic Identifying the parts 4-748-144-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 20 By pressing the Remote Commander's C1 or AF-ON button, you can activate the function assigned to the camera's C1 or AF-ON button. For details about the camera's C1 or AF-ON button, refer to the operating instructions supplied with your camera. Related Topic Supported camera models 4-748-144-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 21: Notes On Use

    If the battery fluid comes in contact with your body or clothing, thoroughly rinse it away with water. Depending on the length of the post production period, even a new battery may have a shorter life. Related Topic Inserting the battery 4-748-144-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 22: Specifications

    33 mm × 116.5 mm × 15.1 mm (1 5/16 in. × 4 5/8 in. × 5/8 in.) Mass (Approx.) 35 g (1.3 oz) (Without the battery) Design and specifications are subject to change without notice. 4-748-144-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 23 Help Guide Remote Commander RMT-P1BT Trademarks ® The BLUETOOTH word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by the Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Sony Corporation is under license. 4-748-144-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 24 The Remote Commander's battery is out of power. Replace the battery with a new one. Related Topic Preventing unintentional operations ® Connecting the Remote Commander and a camera with the Bluetooth function Inserting the battery 4-748-144-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...