Article ID : 00276293 / Last Modified : 03/03/2022

How do I remove or re-insert the battery cover on the ILCE-1 when using a vertical grip?

    To connect a vertical grip, such as the VG-C4EM, or other accessory that uses the battery compartment, the cover must be removed.

    Note: Be sure to turn the camera power off before inserting or removing the vertical grip.

    To remove the battery cover:

    1. Depress the spring-loaded release lever.
    2. Remove the battery cover.

      Battery cover removal

    To re-insert the batter cover:

    1. Insert the shaft of the battery cover into one side of the attachement site.
    2. Push the battery cover to attach the shaft on the opposite side.

      Battery cover insertion

      Note: The spring-loaded release lever will snap into place.