SONY PlayStation Camera FEATURED

SONY PlayStation Camera Instruction Manual

SONY logo

SONY PlayStation Camera Instruction Manual

SONY PlayStation Camera

Before use

  • Carefully read this manual and any manuals for compatible hardware. Retain instructions for future reference.
  • Always update your system to the latest version of the system software.


  • Avoid prolonged use of this product. Take a 15-minute break during each hour of play.
  • Stop using this product immediately if you begin to feel tired or if you experience discomfort or pain in your hands or arms during use. If the condition persists, consult a doctor.
  • If you experience any of the following health problems, discontinue use of the system immediately.
    If symptoms persist, consult a doctor.
    • Dizziness, nausea, fatigue or symptoms similar to motion sickness.
    • Discomfort or pain in a part of the body, such as eyes, ears, hands or arms.
  • The product is intended for use with the hands only. Do not bring it into close contact with your head, face, or the bones of any other part of the body.
  • The vibration function of this product can aggravate injuries. Do not use the vibration function if you have any ailment or injury to the bones, joints, or muscles of your hands or arms. You can turn on or turn off the vibration function from & (Settings) on the function screen.
  • Permanent hearing loss may occur if the headset or headphones are used at high volume. Set the volume to a safe level. Over time, increasingly loud audio may start to sound normal but can actually be damaging your hearing. If you experience ringing or any discomfort in your ears or muffled speech, stop listening and have your hearing checked. The louder the volume, the sooner your hearing could be affected. To protect your hearing:
    • Limit the amount of time you use the headset or headphones at high volume.
    • Avoid raising the volume to block out noisy surroundings.
    • Lower the volume if you can’t hear people speaking near you.
  • Avoid looking into the light bar of the controller when it is flashing. Stop using the controller immediately if you experience any discomfort or pain in any body parts.
  • Keep the product out of the reach of small children. Young children might damage the product causing it to malfunction, swallow small parts, wrap the cables around themselves or accidentally iniure themselves or others.

Use and handling

  • When using the controller, be aware of the following points.
    • Before use, make sure that there is plenty of space around you.
    • Firmly grip your controller to prevent it from slipping out of your grasp and causing damage or injury.
    • When using your controller with a USB cable, ensure that the cable cannot hit a person or any object, and do not pull the cable out of the PlayStation 4 system whilst playing.
  • Do not allow liquid or small particles to get into the product.
  • Do not touch the product with wet hands.
  • Do not throw or drop the product or subject it to strong physical shock.
  • Do not put heavy objects on the product.
  • Do not touch the inside of the USB connector or insert foreign objects.
  • Never disassemble or modify the product.

Exterior protection

Follow the instructions below to help prevent the product exterior from deteriorating or becoming discoloured.

  • Do not place any rubber or vinyl materials on the product exterior for an extended period of time.
  • Use a soft, dry cloth to clean the product. Do not use solvents or other chemicals. Do not wipe with a chemically-treated cleaning cloth.

Storage conditions

  • Do not expose the product to high temperatures, high humidity or direct sunlight.
  • Do not expose the product to dust, smoke or steam.

Attaching the stand

  1. Insert the camera into the stand.SONY PlayStation Camera FIG 1
  2. Align the grooves at the base of the cable with the stand, and then press the base of the cable into stand.SONY PlayStation Camera FIG 2

Connecting and installing

Connect the camera to your PlayStation®4 system’s AUX port, and then place the camera on top (centre) or in front (centre) of your TV.

Placing the camera on top of a TV
To prevent the camera from falling, secure it on top of the TV by bending the stand into position.SONY PlayStation Camera FIG 3

Placing the camera in front of a TV
You can also place the camera in front of your TV by bending the stand into position.SONY PlayStation Camera FIG 4

  • If the camera is not recognised by your PS4™ system, disconnect the camera cable, and then reconnect it. If the camera is still not recognised, turn off the PS4™ system, and then turn it on again.
  • If the dual lenses of the camera become dirty, wipe them with a soft cloth.
  • Adjust the angle by rotating the camera. Note that if you rotate the camera too  much, it may detach from the stand. Do not let any other metal items come in contact with the connectors.SONY PlayStation Camera FIG 5


  • Input Power Rating  3.5 V = 500 mA
  • External dimensions (excluding stand)  Approx. 159 × 28 × 28 mm (width × height × depth)
  • Mass (excluding stand)  Approx. 152 g
  • Video pixels (maximum)  1280 × 800 pixels × 2
  • Camera Stereo camera
  • Camera range   30 cm ~ 00/85 °
  • Microphones 4-channel microphone array
  • Cable length  Approx. 2 m
  • Operating temperature   5 °C to 35 °C
  • Country of production China


This product is covered for 12 months from date of purchase by the manufacturer’s guarantee. Please refer to the guarantee supplied in the PS4™ package for full details. This product has been manufactured by or on behalf of Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc., 1-7-1 Konan Minato-ku Tokyo, 108-0075 Japan.


Leave a Reply