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Focus Wheel makes zoom instead of focus in Sony A7iii
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camandaso
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Hi, I just conneted my Sony A7iii to my Ronin-S whit the Multi-Camera Control Cable for sony. Everything sems to work fine sore far, but the Focus Wheel makes zoom instead of focus. It is wierd thing is the Roning App in my iPhone recognises the camera but it only let me change "Zoom Speed" from slow to fast.

Can I use the focuse whell to actually focus in the Sony A7iii? How?   
1-9 12:30
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Peter von Frosta
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To make it short: 1. no, only zoom; 2. not at all
1-9 21:35
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DJI Mindy
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Hi camandaso, currently, the Focus Wheel on Sony cameras can only control the zoom, please check the compatibility list: https://dl.djicdn.com/downloads/ ... y_List_20181119.pdf Sorry for the inconvenience caused.
1-10 02:04
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Toes
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Is there a reason focusing is not supported?
1-13 13:48
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alex3004
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DJI Mindy Posted at 1-10 02:04
Hi camandaso, currently, the Focus Wheel on Sony cameras can only control the zoom, please check the compatibility list: https://dl.djicdn.com/downloads/Ronin-S/20181119/Ronin-S_Camera_Compatibility_List_20181119.pdf Sorry for the inconvenience caused.

Since Sony has become very important with the mirrorless, when the software upgrade?
1-14 07:37
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deebo808
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I noticed the focus motor works perfectly and can be calibrated and controlled by the knob IF the MCC cable IS NOT connected to the a7iii.  Once I connect the cable or turn on the a7iii, the wheel only controls zoom.  

So for now, what's more important to me?  Control focus or start/stop record with the button on the ronin?  For me, focus.  So I don't even connect the Sony at all to the gimbal.  
1-21 00:25
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burakalanyali
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as a Sony A7SII and sony zeiss 16-35 lens user, I demand A NEW FIRMWARE UPDATE for using FOLLOW FOCUS with focus roll on RONIN S. i bought a multi cable for follow focus and that was a dissapointing mistake?? official dji people HAS TO DO SOMETHING about this issue. thank you.
2-23 08:13
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showit360
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Yes - please update.
2-24 02:02
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DJI-Paul
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burakalanyali Posted at 2-23 08:13
as a Sony A7SII and sony zeiss 16-35 lens user, I demand A NEW FIRMWARE UPDATE for using FOLLOW FOCUS with focus roll on RONIN S. i bought a multi cable for follow focus and that was a dissapointing mistake?? official dji people HAS TO DO SOMETHING about this issue. thank you.

It's not possible with the A7SII. You'd have to ask Sony to change their firmware and camera controls first.
2-24 22:29
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sky_makai
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Or would be good if the focus wheel function cutie be changed to control something else, like the roll axis.
3-8 18:26
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Dionysios Valis
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With the new Ronin-S firmware update you can actually use the MCC-C (included in the box) and adjust the focus. I've posted a video on youtube showing it's "ok" performance
4-7 22:32
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Micah Orsie
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Dionysios Valis Posted at 4-7 22:32
With the new Ronin-S firmware update you can actually use the MCC-C (included in the box) and adjust the focus. I've posted a video on youtube showing it's "ok" performance

The focus wheel now controls the focus but is there a setting to make the focus wheel control the zoom like before? I have it hooked to a a7iii
6-30 15:49
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SungSmooth
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burakalanyali Posted at 2-23 08:13
as a Sony A7SII and sony zeiss 16-35 lens user, I demand A NEW FIRMWARE UPDATE for using FOLLOW FOCUS with focus roll on RONIN S. i bought a multi cable for follow focus and that was a dissapointing mistake?? official dji people HAS TO DO SOMETHING about this issue. thank you.

I was just informed by DJI that you'll need the MCC Type C (MCC-C) cable for the focus pulling to work. I had the same issue as well. Apparently I had the MCC type B cable.
7-11 16:13
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Micah Orsie
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Can I make the focus wheel control the zoom? Is there a setting I need to change? I only see the focus speed setting in ronin app. I’m using Sony a7iii
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7-13 13:35
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DJI Mindy
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Micah Orsie Posted at 7-13 13:35
Can I make the focus wheel control the zoom? Is there a setting I need to change? I only see the focus speed setting in ronin app. I’m using Sony a7iii

Hi Micah Orsie, if you would like to control the zoom, please make sure you connect Ronin-S via MCC-Multi cable which will need to be purchased separately and the settings are correct according to the compatible list: https://store.dji.com/product/ronin-s-camera-control-cable-multi?from=menu_products GTScreenshot_20190716_145725.png
7-15 22:59
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visuarte
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Hello, do you have any update concerning the A7II ? I bought the MCC Multi cable, update both firmware ( Sony 4.00, DJI 2.1.1.0) and have a compatible sony lens. But I can still only control the digital zoom...really disappointing. Any solution?
11-22 01:20
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fans55af6be2
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I’m using a Ronin SC and a Sony A7iii and the most recent firmware update has stopped the focus wheel working when attached via USB C and instead has dedicated it to zoom. How do I fix it?
12-2 12:21
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fans55af6be2
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DJI Mindy Posted at 7-15 22:59
Hi Micah Orsie, if you would like to control the zoom, please make sure you connect Ronin-S via MCC-Multi cable which will need to be purchased separately and the settings are correct according to the compatible list: https://store.dji.com/product/ronin-s-camera-control-cable-multi?from=menu_products[view_image]

Is this a joke? I've literally just replaced my A7iiS for an A7iii for the focus wheel functionality. It was working fine before the update. Now you're telling me you've updated it so the focus wheel doesn't control focus?
12-3 15:26
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