Vello BG-S4 User Manual

Vello BG-S4 User Manual
BG-S4
BATTERY GRIP
Designed for the
Sony A6300
Mirrorless Camera
Introduction
Thank you for choosing Vello and congratulations on your
new BG-S4 battery grip purchase. Enjoy the many benefits
that a battery grip offers, such as extended shooting time
and more control and comfort when shooting in a vertical
(portrait) orientation. The Vello BG-S4 is compatible with
the Sony A6300 mirrorless camera, and it accepts up to
two Sony NP-FW50 rechargeable batteries. It offers an
alternate shutter-release button and has a control lock to
prevent accidental triggering.
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Please read through
this entire manual before
using the BG-S4 battery grip.
2.
Use only with the batteries and battery holders
recommended in this manual.
3.
If you notice smoke, an unusual smell or noise from the
battery pack, discontinue use immediately. Remove the
batteries and contact Vello Customer Service.
4.
The battery level may not display properly if batteries
are installed before mounting the grip.
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7.
Remove batteries from the grip when not in use.
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Keep out of reach of children.
Do not attempt to disassemble.
Avoid exposing this product to water or extreme
humidity, and keep it in a dry, cool place.
All images are for illustrative purposes only.
OVERVIEW
The BG-S4 should be used only with compatible devices
specified in this manual.
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ASSEMBLY
1.
INTRODUCTION
Precautions
Overview
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Control lock switch
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Battery pack adapter
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Hand-strap mount
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Battery tray
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Battery pack adapter contacts
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Locking wheel
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Battery tray lock
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Multi-Terminal Shutter Release Cable
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Anti-slip grip
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Battery springs
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Tripod socket
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Battery slot 1
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Battery tray compartment
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Slot 1 contacts
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Cable-release socket
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Slot 2 contacts
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Mounting screw
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Battery slot 2
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Connection plate cover recess
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Battery 2 latch
INTRODUCTION
Shutter release button
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ASSEMBLY
OVERVIEW
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Attaching the Grip
1.
Ensure that the camera
power is turned off, and the
Control Lock on the BG-S4
is in the Off position.
2.
Open the camera’s battery
chamber door, and remove
the battery. Then insert the
battery pack adapter.
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3.
Open the camer a’s
connection plate cover, and
close the battery chamber
door. This will leave the
bat ter y pack adapter’s
contacts exposed.
INTRODUCTION
5.
Rotate the locking wheel
counterclockwise until it’s
firmly tightened.
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6.
Connect the shutter release
cable from the cable release
socket on the battery grip
to the Multi Terminal on the
A6300 body.
OVERVIEW
Align the camera’s tripod
socket with the BG-S4’s
mounting screw, and insert
the camera’s connection
plate cover into the recess.
ASSEMBLY
4.
Inserting the Batteries
1.
Lift and rotate the battery
tray’s lock counterclockwise,
and remove the battery tray
from the grip.
2.
Align the contacts of the
first battery and slot 1.
Insert the battery toward
the springs, and push down
to lock the battery in place.
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3.
Align the contacts of the
second battery and slot 2,
and slide the battery into
place until it clicks.
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5.
Turn the bat ter y grip’s
control lock to the On
position.
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Note: When removing the grip,
turn off the camera’s power and
the grip’s control lock switch, then
remove the batteries.
OVERVIEW
Insert and lock the battery
tray inside the battery grip.
ASSEMBLY
4.
Removing the Batteries
1.
Lift and rotate the battery
tray lock counterclockwise,
and remove the battery tray
from the grip.
2.
Remove battery 1 by pulling
back against the springs and
lifting the battery out of
the tray.
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3.
Re m ove b a t te r y 2 by
moving the latch outward
and sliding the battery out
of the battery tray.
Specifications
Power source
Up to two NP-FW50 rechargeable Li-ion batteries
Operating temperature
32°F to 104°F (0°C to 40°C)
Dimensions (H × W × D)
2 × 4.8 × 2.4 in. (50 × 121 × 62 mm)
Weight
5.6 oz. (158.8 g) without batteries
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INTRODUCTION
OVERVIEW
When two batteries are installed in the BG-S4, your camera will automatically select the battery with lower power
remaining. The battery level will appear on your camera’s LCD with the battery level percentage for only the battery
in use. When the battery is depleted, your camera will switch to the other battery in the grip.
ASSEMBLY
Battery Status
ONE-YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY
This VELLO product is warranted to the original purchaser to be free from defects in materials and workmanship under normal consumer use
for a period of one (1) year from the original purchase date or thirty (30) days after replacement, whichever occurs later. The warranty provider’s
responsibility with respect to this limited warranty shall be limited solely to repair or replacement, at the provider’s discretion, of any product
that fails during normal use of this product in its intended manner and in its intended environment. Inoperability of the product or part(s) shall
be determined by the warranty provider. If the product has been discontinued, the warranty provider reserves the right to replace it with a
model of equivalent quality and function.
This warranty does not cover damage or defect caused by misuse, neglect, accident, alteration, abuse, improper installation or maintenance.
EXCEPT AS PROVIDED HEREIN, THE WARRANTY PROVIDER MAKES NEITHER ANY EXPRESS WARRANTIES NOR ANY IMPLIED
WARRANTIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A
PARTICULAR PURPOSE. This warranty provides you with specific legal rights, and you may also have additional rights that vary from state to
state.
To obtain warranty coverage, contact the Vello Customer Service Department to obtain a return merchandise authorization (“RMA”) number,
and return the defective product to Vello along with the RMA number and proof of purchase. Shipment of the defective product is at the
purchaser’s own risk and expense.
For more information or to arrange service, visit www.vellogear.com or call Customer Service at 212-594-2353.
Product warranty provided by the Gradus Group.
www.gradusgroup.com
VELLO is a registered trademark of the Gradus Group. © 2016 Gradus Group LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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