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Shooting Grip With Wireless Remote Commander
GP-VPT2BT
Use this Help Guide when you have issues or questions on how to use your Shooting Grip With Wireless Remote
Commander.
Supported camera models
Preparations
Unpacking
Pairing the unit with the mounted camera
Confirming the setting on the camera
Adjusting the tilt angle
Preventing unintentional operations
Shooting
About the camera shooting styles
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  • Page 1 Help Guide Shooting Grip With Wireless Remote Commander GP-VPT2BT Use this Help Guide when you have issues or questions on how to use your Shooting Grip With Wireless Remote Commander. Supported camera models Identifying the parts Preparations Unpacking Inserting the battery...
  • Page 2 Shooting a still image Shooting a video Zooming the camera Indicator activities Activating the camera's C1 function About this unit Notes on use Specifications Trademarks Troubleshooting The remote commander function of this unit fails to work. 5-011-845-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 3 GP-VPT2BT Supported camera models This unit is Shooting Grip with the Bluetooth compatible wireless remote commander function (hereinafter referred to as “this unit”). For camera models compatible with this unit, visit the website at: https://www.sony.net/dics/vpt2bt/ 5-011-845-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 4: Identifying The Parts

    Help Guide Shooting Grip With Wireless Remote Commander GP-VPT2BT Identifying the parts Camera mounting screw Flip button Flips around the mounted camera. For details, see “Adjusting the tilt angle.” Angle adjusting button Adjusts the angle of the grip. For details, see “Adjusting the tilt...
  • Page 5 Related Topic Activating the camera's C1 function Preventing unintentional operations Inserting the battery Supported camera models Pairing the unit with the mounted camera Indicator activities 5-011-845-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 6 If you find anything missing, please contact your dealer. The number in the parentheses indicates the quantity. Shooting Grip With Wireless Remote Commander (1) Lithium coin cell battery (CR2032) (1) Pouch (1) Set of printed documentation 5-011-845-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 7: Inserting The Battery

    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.) Replace the battery chamber lid. 5-011-845-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 8 Before establishing a Bluetooth connection, you must pair the unit with the camera (device registration). Note The following is an example of the mounting procedure for Sony Interchangeable Lens Digital Cameras and Sony digital still cameras. Before you start pairing, make sure that the LOCK switch on this unit is NOT in the “LOCK” position.
  • Page 9 You reset the camera's network settings. If this unit is kept unused while a Bluetooth connection is established, (no Bluetooth connection) may appear on the camera’s screen. 5-011-845-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 10 You cannot use an infrared remote commander while [Bluetooth Rmt Ctrl] is set to [On]. While [Bluetooth Rmt Ctrl] is set to [On], the camera will not switch to the power-saving mode. Change the setting to [Off] when you are done using the Bluetooth remote commander. 5-011-845-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 11: Mounting The Camera

    When you are finished with using this unit, remove it from the camera and keep it in the supplied pouch. Before removing the unit from the camera, turn the LOCK switch to the “LOCK” position. 5-011-845-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 12 Help Guide Shooting Grip With Wireless Remote Commander GP-VPT2BT Adjusting the tilt angle Adjust the tilt angle of the grip or the facing direction of the camera mounted on this unit. To adjust the tilt angle of the grip By pressing the angle adjusting button, you can change the tilt angle of the grip by 10 degrees.
  • Page 13 Depending on the tile angle of the grip, the remote commander function of this unit does not work. In such a case, readjust the tilt angle of the grip. 5-011-845-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 14 Turn the LOCK switch to the “LOCK” position. To enable the remote commander function, turn the LOCK switch away from the “LOCK” position. 5-011-845-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 15 Help Guide Shooting Grip With Wireless Remote Commander GP-VPT2BT About the camera shooting styles For camera shooting, grasp this unit with your hand or use it as a tripod by opening the legs of the unit. 5-011-845-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 16 When the camera comes into focus by the auto focus function, the indicator on this unit turns on. When shooting is successful, the indicator turns on. Related Topic Pairing the unit with the mounted camera Shooting a video 5-011-845-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 17 Movie shooting starts. To stop shooting, press the MOVIE button once again. When shooting starts, the indicator on this unit turns on. When shooting stops, the indicator turns off. Related Topic Pairing the unit with the mounted camera Shooting a still image 5-011-845-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 18 The zoom function works with a camera or lens featuring a built-in electronic power zoom. If the digital zoom function of the camera is turned on, digital zooming will be performed. Related Topic Pairing the unit with the mounted camera 5-011-845-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 19 Flashes rapidly when you switch the LOCK switch from “LOCK” to the position other than “LOCK” while the remaining battery power is low Related Topic Identifying the parts 5-011-845-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 20 By pressing the C1 button on this unit, you can activate the function assigned to the camera's C1 button. For details about the camera's C1 button, refer to the operating instructions supplied with your camera. Related Topic Supported camera models 5-011-845-11(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 5-011-845-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 22: Specifications

    With the legs unfolded: 146.5 mm × 133.5 mm × 163.0 mm (5 7/8 in. × 5 3/8 in. × 6 1/2 in.) Dimensions (Approx.) (W/H/D) 215 g (7.6 oz) (Without the battery) Mass (Approx.) Design and specifications are subject to change without notice. 5-011-845-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 23 Shooting Grip With Wireless Remote Commander GP-VPT2BT 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. 5-011-845-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 24 The battery contained in this unit is worn out. Replace the battery with a new one. Related Topic Preventing unintentional operations Pairing the unit with the mounted camera Confirming the setting on the camera Inserting the battery Supported camera models 5-011-845-11(1) Copyright 2019 Sony Corporation...