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Sony VG-C4EM Vertical Grip

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Sony VG-C4EM Vertical Grip
Key Features
  • For Select Sony Mirrorless Cameras
  • Holds One or Two NP-FZ100 Batteries
  • Extended Grip for Vertical Shooting
  • Second Shutter Button and Multi-Selector
Dedicated to the Sony Alpha 1, a7 IV, a7R IV, a7S III, and a9 II mirrorless cameras, this VG-C4EM Vertical Grip offers both extended battery and a more comfortable grip when shooting in the vertical orientation. The grip accepts either one or two NP-FZ100 batteries to increase the effective battery life for longer shooting sessions, and the batteries can be charged in the grip while attached to the camera via the body's USB port. The grip's design maintains the same layout as the camera body itself, and includes a secondary shutter button and Multi-Selector for intuitive use. The grip is built from magnesium alloy and is dust and moisture resistant to match the weather-sealing of the camera itself.
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Sony VG-C4EM Overview

Dedicated to the Sony Alpha 1, a7 IV, a7R IV, a7S III, and a9 II mirrorless cameras, this VG-C4EM Vertical Grip offers both extended battery and a more comfortable grip when shooting in the vertical orientation. The grip accepts either one or two NP-FZ100 batteries to increase the effective battery life for longer shooting sessions, and the batteries can be charged in the grip while attached to the camera via the body's USB port. The grip's design maintains the same layout as the camera body itself, and includes a secondary shutter button and Multi-Selector for intuitive use. The grip is built from magnesium alloy and is dust and moisture resistant to match the weather-sealing of the camera itself.

UPC: 027242918207

Sony VG-C4EM Specs

Battery Type2 x Battery Pack (NP-FZ100)
Tripod Mounting Thread1/4"-20 Female
Dimensions (L x W x H)5.1 x 4.3 x 2.6" / 128.8 x 108.9 x 67.0 mm
Weight10.23 oz / 290 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight1.05 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)6.5 x 5 x 4"

Sony VG-C4EM Reviews

No impressed

By peter
Rated 3 out of 5
Date: 2023-01-18

I'm not a fan of the Sony vertical grips even though all of my camera's have them. Somehow the lock keeps getting bumped to the unlock position leading to wasted shots when slung over the shoulder on a monopod. Also, the screw gets loose at times leading to loss of power for the camera (not good in sports). It really doesn't add anything except a second battery. I think Canon does a better job with these than Sony.

My new a1 deserves the real deal

By Geoff
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2023-01-10

I've been using the Vello version of this grip on my a9II and it works okay, but I've wondered how long it will last, having cost about 10% as much as the Sony original. So when I ponied-up for an a1 I decided not to take any chances. The two are remarkably similar, but somehow I have more confidence in the Sony. It has a more substantial feel and just seems more precise. Time will tell if I overpaid 90% for it.

A Must for long Videos!

By Carlos
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-11-17

I started using my Sony A74 for conference video recording, I quickly found out I needed a different way to keep my camera recording, my Vertical grip took care of that and a lot more other issues like overheating, or battery replacement. Is now so easy for me to just take the cartridge out and put 2 new batteries. I love my rig, I highly recommend it, the build quality is great, a bit expensive but is totally worth it. I bought a cage for it, it feels like a tank! I love it!!

Sony VG-C4EM Vertical Grip

By Peter
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-08-15

Perfect! Does exactly what it's designed to do - and does it well!

Great,

By Huber
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-08-03

I think it is a great compliment, it makes taking vertical pictures so much easy....feels great,

You get what you pay for!

By Juan Carlos
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-07-11

Not a cheap grip but it is built like a tank!

Does NOT Fit Without Sending To Sony Service

By Lee
Rated 1 out of 5
Date: 2023-01-13

It is becoming a better known issue that this grip will NOT fit properly tightly on a A7R5. The bolt that tightens is TOO long and does NOT allow for a snug weather resistant fit. I'm surprised it's not been mentioned much. Not only that it is anything BUT what I consider designed to fully integrate with the body. It looks like a slap on and by NO means a smooth design where the ends and such fit seamlessly allowing for a look as if it was truly part of the body. The Canon R5 is much the same way. Looks like an add on and NOT integrated.

Very worthwhile Sony A1 add-on

By Robert
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2023-01-11

As prior reviewers have noted, it's very well made. What hasn't been noted often is all the buttons on the grip have the same functions as you have programmed for the camera. So C1, C2, AF-ON, shutter release, etc. are identical functions. I use the shutter release for images and video (not the red video button) and it works flawlessly! I've only had the vertical grip a short time but already thinking about more vertical photos and video because it is so much more intuitive than trying to contort your hand for a vertical shot in horizontal camera mode. I held off buying for a while but it will probably never be removed. Two batteries welcome of course.

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Asked by: Rosalie
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Date published: 2021-10-28

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Asked by: clifford
Yes Sony VG-C4EM Vertical Grip is compatible with the Sony A7RV
Answered by: Daniel
Date published: 2022-12-09

Do you know if I can order an extra battery tray?

Do you know if I can order an extra battery tray?
Asked by: Brandon
It's not sold separately as a retail item, but you may be able to obtain one directly from Sony or their spare/repair parts supplier, Encompass.
Answered by: Jeremy
Date published: 2021-03-25

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Asked by: Ronald
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Answered by: Kirk
Date published: 2022-10-26

Will this work on the Sony A7c?

Will this work on the Sony A7c?
Asked by: Anonymous
No, the Sony VG-C4EM Vertical Grip is not compatible for use with the Sony Alpha α7C Mirrorless Digital Camera. According to Sony's website, as of the date/time of this reply, the Sony VG-C4EM Vertical Grip is only compatible for use with the Sony Alpha α1, α9 II, α7S III, and α7R IV Mirrorless Digital Cameras.
Answered by: Manzell
Date published: 2021-03-02
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