Monitor and Control

High-precision wireless video monitoring and remote control on a larger screen

Monitor & Control

Monitor &

Our mobile app for visual creators enables wireless monitoring, high-precision exposure adjustment, and focus control on the larger screen of your smartphone or tablet

Supported cameras
as of November 2023 : BURANO, FX6(Ver. 3.00 or later), FX3(Ver. 4.00 or later), FX30(Ver. 3.00 or later), α9 III
to be supported in March 2024 or later : α1, α7S III

*To be expanded to other models.

Three main features of Monitor & Control

Three main features of Monitor & Control

Highly flexible shooting style

Use your smartphone or tablet as a wireless second screen for the camera, to set up and control the camera remotely.

Precise exposure monitoring

Large screen can serve as a waveform monitor, false color and histogram display, supporting more precise exposure adjustments at production.
Supported cameras: FX3/FX30/α9 III

Intuitive focus controls

Access to various focus functions**Configurable operations depend on the connected camera., including touch focus and AF sensitivity adjustment. A control bar on the side of the screen enables intuitive focuse setting.

Highly flexible shooting style

Connected to a smartphone or tablet, you can enjoy both wireless monitoring, and basic camera control, such as starting/stopping recording, and adjusting settings**Configurable operations depend on the connected camera. For details, refer to support page. like white balance or ISO.

*Configurable operations depend on the connected camera. For details, refer to support page.

Precise exposure monitoring

The Monitor & Control app includes powerful exposure assistance tools. The waveform helps identify the exposure levels in different parts of your image. The histogram gives you a quick view of the overall brightness/luminance. Both update in real time, and can be freely hidden, resized, or moved to suit your shooting needs. You can also use false color or zebra display to set optimal exposure for the subject.

Supported cameras: FX3/FX30/α9 III


False color



Intuitive focus controls

Focus settings and wireless operation

Touch Focus, AF sensitivity, and other focus settings**Configurable operations depend on the connected camera. can be configured intuitively. One advantage of the wireless connection that another user can tap a subject shown in monitor of tablet or smartphone to track a subject using Real-time Tracking, so that the camera operator can concentrate on moving the camera without worrying about focusing.

Control bar for intuitive focusing

A control bar on the side of the screen gives you intuitive control of settings, including manual focus. The powerful control bar can also be set with upper and lower focus limits in advance, and magnified up to 350% for precise focus adjustment. When shooting with the FX6, the iris can also be assigned to the control bar, for larger screen fine-tuning of depth of field or exposure.

Adjustment of color settings

Monitor & Control provides control of Picture Profile/Scene file settings, LUT switching, and other operations. Additionally, LUT can be applied in Log shooting so that an image resembling the finished image after post-production can be checked on a larger screen during recording.
On FX3/FX30/α9 III cameras, besides selecting existing LUT files, you can also import LUT files from mobile devices directly to the camera without using a computer. You may view images with your preferred look applied.

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