Sony ?6000 Instruction Manual

Sony ?6000 Instruction Manual

Interchangeable lens digital camera


Interchangeable Lens
Digital Camera
Instruction Manual


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Summary of Contents for Sony ?6000

  • Page 1 4-532-055-11(1) Interchangeable Lens Digital Camera Instruction Manual E-mount ILCE-6000...
  • Page 2: In-Camera Guide

    Learning more about the camera (“Help Guide”) “Help Guide” is an on-line manual. Refer to it for in-depth instructions on the many functions of the camera. 1 Access the Sony support page. 2 Select your country or region. 3 Search for the model name of your camera on the support page.
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    • Do not incinerate or dispose of in fire. • Do not handle damaged or leaking lithium ion batteries. • Be sure to charge the battery pack using a genuine Sony battery charger or a device that can charge the battery pack.
  • Page 4 • Keep the battery pack out of the reach of small children. • Keep the battery pack dry. • Replace only with the same or equivalent type recommended by Sony. • Dispose of used battery packs promptly as described in the instructions.
  • Page 5: Regulatory Information

    The number below is for the FCC related matters only. Regulatory Information Declaration of Conformity Trade Name: SONY Model No.: ILCE-6000 Responsible Party: Sony Electronics Inc. Address: 16530 Via Esprillo, San Diego, CA 92127 U.S.A. Telephone No.: 858-942-2230 This device complies with Part15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the...
  • Page 6: For Customers In Canada

    For EU product compliance: Sony Deutschland GmbH, Hedelfinger Strasse 61, 70327 Stuttgart, Germany Hereby, Sony Corporation, declares that this equipment is in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC. For details, please access the following URL:
  • Page 7 Some certification marks for standards supported by the camera can be confirmed on the screen of the camera. Select MENU t (Setup) 6 t [Certification Logo]. If display is not possible due to problems such as camera failure, contact your Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility.
  • Page 8 Table of contents Preparing the camera Step 1 P. 9 – Checking the supplied items – Identifying parts – Inserting the battery pack – Charging the battery pack – Inserting a memory card (sold separately) – Attaching/removing the lens – Setting the clock Basic operation Step 2 P.
  • Page 9: Checking The Supplied Items

    Checking the supplied items First check the model name of your camera (page 8). The accessories supplied differ depending on the model. The number in parentheses indicates the quantity. Supplied with all models • Eyepiece cup (1) • Camera (1) •...
  • Page 10: Identifying Parts

    Identifying parts H Lens I Mount J Image sensor K Lens contacts Do not cover this part during movie recording. Do not touch this part directly. When the lens is removed A Shutter button B C1 (Custom 1) button C Remote sensor D ON/OFF (Power) switch E Self-timer lamp/AF illuminator F Lens release button...
  • Page 11: Control Dial

    J HDMI micro jack 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.
  • Page 12 N LCD screen • You can adjust the screen to an easily viewable angle and shoot from any position. K Eye sensor O Diopter-adjustment dial L Viewfinder • Adjust the diopter-adjustment M Eyepiece cup dial to your eyesight until the •...
  • Page 13 C 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. D Speaker E Access lamp F Battery/memory card cover G Memory card slot H Battery insertion slot I Battery eject lever...
  • Page 14 Lens E55 – 210 mm F4.5 – 6.3 OSS (supplied with See page 43 on the specifications of ILCE-6000Y) the lenses. E PZ 16 – 50 mm F3.5 – 5.6 OSS (supplied with ILCE-6000L/ILCE-6000Y) A Zooming/Focusing ring B Zooming lever A Focusing ring C Mounting index B Zooming ring...
  • Page 15: Inserting The Battery Pack

    Inserting the battery pack Battery eject lever Open the cover. Insert the battery pack. • While pressing the battery eject lever, insert the battery pack as illustrated. Make sure that the battery eject lever locks after insertion. • Closing the cover with the battery inserted incorrectly may damage the camera.
  • Page 16: Charging The Battery Pack

    Charging the battery pack For customers in the USA and Canada Charge lamp Lit: Charging Power cord Off: Charging finished (Mains lead) Flashing: Charging error or charging paused temporarily because the camera is not For customers in countries/ within the proper temperature range regions other than the USA and Canada Connect the camera to the AC Adaptor (supplied),...
  • Page 17: Charging By Connecting To A Computer

    • When charging is finished, disconnect the AC Adaptor from the wall outlet (wall socket). • Be sure to use only genuine Sony brand battery packs, micro USB cable (supplied) and AC Adaptor (supplied). • Power is not supplied during shooting/playback if the camera is connected to a wall outlet (wall socket) with the supplied AC adaptor.
  • Page 18 • The number of images that can be recorded is for shooting under the following conditions: – Using a Sony Memory Stick PRO Duo™ (Mark2) media (sold separately). – When an E PZ 16 – 50 mm F3.5 – 5.6 OSS lens is attached.
  • Page 19: Memory Cards That Can Be Used

    Inserting a memory card (sold separately) Ensure that the notched corner is faced correctly. Open the cover (page 15). Insert the memory card (sold separately). • With the notched corner facing as illustrated, insert the memory card until it clicks into place. Close the cover.
  • Page 20 Attaching/removing the lens Set the power switch of the camera to OFF before you attach or remove the lens. If the cap or the packaging lid is attached, remove it from the camera or the lens. • Quickly change the lens somewhere away from dusty locations to keep dust or debris from getting inside the camera.
  • Page 21: Removing The Lens

    Removing the lens Lens release button Press the lens release button all the way in and turn the lens counterclockwise until it stops. Notes • If dust or debris gets inside the camera while you are changing the lens and adheres to the surface of the image sensor (the part that converts the light source to a digital signal), it may appear as dark spots on the image, depending on the shooting environment.
  • Page 22: Setting The Clock

    Setting the clock Control wheel ON/OFF (Power) Select items: Set: Set the ON/OFF (Power) switch to ON. The Date & Time setting is displayed when you turn on the camera for the first time. • It may take some time for the power to turn on and allow operation. Check that [Enter] is selected on the screen, then press z on the control wheel.
  • Page 23 Shooting still images/movies Shutter button MOVIE Shooting still images Press the shutter button halfway down to focus. When the image is in focus, a beep sounds and the z or indicator lights. Press the shutter button fully down to shoot an image. Shooting movies Press the MOVIE (Movie) button to start recording.
  • Page 24: Viewing Images

    Viewing images : Zoom in Adjust: turn the control wheel Control wheel (Playback) Select images: (Delete) B (next)/b (previous) or turn the control wheel Set: z Press the (Playback) button. Selecting next/previous image Select an image by pressing B (next)/b (previous) on the control wheel or by turning the control wheel.
  • Page 25: Control Wheel

    Introduction of other functions MENU Control wheel Control wheel DISP (Display Contents): Allows you to change the screen display. ISO (ISO): Allows you to set the sensitivity based on the brightness. (Image Index): Allows you to view multiple images in a single-image screen at the same time.
  • Page 26: Menu Items

    Menu Items (Camera Settings) Image Size Selects the size of still images. Aspect Ratio Selects the aspect ratio for still images. Quality Sets the image quality for still images. Panorama: Size Selects the size of panoramic images. Panorama: Direction Sets the shooting direction for panoramic images. File Format Selects the movie file format.
  • Page 27 Sets the zoom scale for Clear Image Zoom and Zoom Digital Zoom. Enlarges the image before shooting so that you can Focus Magnifier check the focus in detail. Long Exposure Sets noise reduction processing for shots with a shutter speed of 1 second or longer. Sets noise reduction processing for high-sensitivity High ISO NR shooting.
  • Page 28 (Custom Settings) Zebra Displays stripes to adjust brightness. MF Assist Displays an enlarged image when focusing manually. Sets the length of time the image will be shown in an Focus Magnif. Time enlarged form. Sets a grid line display to enable alignment to a Grid Line structural outline.
  • Page 29 Sets whether to use the electronic front curtain shutter e-Front Curtain Shut. function. When the shooting mode is set to [Superior Auto] and the camera recognizes the scene to be shot with S. Auto Img. Extract. multiple images, this sets whether to extract an image automatically and save it.
  • Page 30 Assigns an application to One-touch (NFC). You can One-touch(NFC) call up the application when shooting by touching an NFC-enabled smartphone to the camera. You can set this device to not perform wireless Airplane Mode communications. You can register the access point to the camera easily WPS Push by pushing the WPS button.
  • Page 31 (Setup) Monitor Brightness Sets the screen brightness. When using an electronic viewfinder, sets the Viewfinder Bright. brightness of the electronic viewfinder. Finder Color Temp. Sets the color temperature of the viewfinder. Volume Settings Sets the volume for movie playback. Sets the operating sound on/off for when the image is Audio signals in focus or when the self-timer is started.
  • Page 32 Format Formats the memory card. Sets the method used to assign file numbers to still File Number images and movies. Select REC Folder Changes the selected folder for storing images. Creates a new folder for storing still images and New Folder movies (MP4).
  • Page 33 PlayMemories Online or other network services may not be available in some countries or regions. • Use the following URL for Mac applications: • If the software PMB (Picture Motion Browser), supplied with models released before 2011, has already been installed on your computer, PlayMemories Home will overwrite it during the installation.
  • Page 34: System Requirements

    System requirements You can find the system requirements for the software at the following URL: Installing PlayMemories Home on a computer Using the Internet browser on your computer, go to the following URL, and then install PlayMemories Home. •...
  • Page 35: Adding Functions To The Camera

    You can add the desired functions to your camera by connecting to the application download website (PlayMemories Camera Apps™) via the Internet. • After installing an application, you can call up the application by touching an NFC-enabled Android smartphone to the (N mark) on the camera, using the [One-touch(NFC)] function.
  • Page 36: Number Of Still Images And Recordable Time Of Movies

    Number of still images and recordable time of movies The number of still images and recordable time may vary depending on the shooting conditions and the memory card. Still images Image Size]: [L: 24M] When [ Aspect Ratio] is set to [3:2]* Capacity 2 GB Quality...
  • Page 37: Notes On Using The Camera

    • The recordable time of movies varies because the camera is equipped with VBR (Variable Bit-Rate), which automatically adjusts the image quality depending on the shooting scene. When you record a fast-moving subject, the image is clearer but the recordable time is shorter because more memory is required for recording. The recordable time also varies depending on the shooting conditions, the subject or the image quality/size settings.
  • Page 38 On using the lenses and accessories It is recommended that you use Sony lenses/accessories designed to suit the characteristics of this camera. Using the products of other manufacturers may cause the camera not to operate to its capability, or result in accidents and malfunctions of the camera.
  • Page 39 No guarantee in the case of damaged content or recording failures Sony cannot provide a guarantee in the case of failure to record or loss or damage of recorded content due to a malfunction of the camera or recording media, etc.
  • Page 40: Specifications

    Specifications Camera Exposure compensation: ±5.0 EV (switchable between 1/3 and 1/2 EV steps) [System] Camera type: Interchangeable lens [Shutter] digital camera Type: Electronically-controlled, Lens: E-mount lens vertical-traverse, focal-plane type Speed range: [Image sensor] Still images: 1/4 000 second to Image sensor: APS-C format (23.5 mm 30 seconds, BULB ×...
  • Page 41 21.4 mm from the Still image: JPEG compliant (DCF –1 eyepiece frame at –1 m Ver. 2.0, Exif Ver. 2.3, MPF Diopter adjustment: Baseline), RAW (Sony ARW 2.3 –1 –1 –4.0 m to +3.0 m Format) Movie (AVCHD format): AVCHD [Input/output terminals] format Ver.
  • Page 42 AC Adaptor AC-UB10C/UB10D Power requirements: AC 100 V to 240 V, 50 Hz/60 Hz, 70 mA Output voltage: DC 5 V, 0.5 A Operating temperature: 0 °C to 40 °C (32 °F to 104 °F) Storage temperature: –20 °C to +60 °C (–4 °F to +140 °F) Dimensions (Approx.): 50 mm ×...
  • Page 43 Lens E16 – 50 mm zoom E55 – 210 mm Lens lens zoom lens ILCE-6000L/ Camera ILCE-6000Y ILCE-6000Y Equivalent 35 mm-format focal 24 – 75 82.5 – 315 length (mm) Lens groups/elements 8 – 9 9 – 13 Angle of view 83°...
  • Page 44 • Memory Stick and of Google Inc. trademarks or registered trademarks • Eye-Fi is a trademark of Eye-Fi, Inc. of Sony Corporation. • In addition, system and product • “AVCHD Progressive” and the names used in this manual are, in “AVCHD Progressive”...
  • Page 48 Additional information on this product and answers to frequently asked questions can be found at our Customer Support Website. © 2014 Sony Corporation Printed in Thailand...

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