Powered by the camera body, it requires no external power sources, and is compatible with Arca Swiss, Markins, and Photo cam ball heads through its detachable tripod foot.
With the T version of this adapter, the inner hole is painted with flocking material coating. This can further reduce the internal reflection.
The Mark V Smart adapter are equipped with a rubber gasket to protect the E-mount connection from dust and moisture. To promote ease-of-use, an LED indicates the adapter's operation mode, optical image stabilization operation and communication status. A dedicated switch controls in-body image stabilization (IBIS) on Sony cameras equipped with SteadyShot INSIDE.