The design of the VG-C3EM housing makes operation of the camera in the vertical position almost as easy as in the horizontal position, since almost the same buttons and controls are available as those on the back of the camera. For example, the portrait handle offers a multi-function selector for quick selection of the AF point.
The shape of the handle VG-C3EM corresponds to α housing. This ensures safer handling and almost the same stability when shooting in portrait format as in landscape format.
Two NP-FZ100 batteries can be charged in the housing of the VG-C3EM portrait format handle. You can check the remaining battery charge as a percentage via the battery charge indicator on the camera's LCD display (minimum unit 1 %). When one battery is exhausted, the other is automatically switched on to ensure uninterrupted operation.
An effective dust- and moisture-resistant seal protects buttons, controls, connectors and electrical contacts to ensure stability in harsh environments.
You can charge batteries inserted in the portrait handle via the USB port of the camera without removing the handle from the camera body.
Like α, this handle is made of magnesium alloy and is extremely robust and light.
Use of this accessory in combination with the LA-EA2/EA4 adapter holder is not supported. When both are used at the same time, holding the handle is difficult due to the narrow gap between the accessory and the lens adapter holder.…more