NEW! LockCircle Cinematic Production Cage 6500NY: Designed to Fit Like a Glove Around the Incredibly Compact Sony a6500

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Heck, the Sony A6500 was just announced and the folks at LockCircle have just busted out a cage for it!

Cudos to them for being so quick to market.

New LockCircle Cinematic Production Cage 6500NY for Sony a6500 4K cameras!

Via LockCircle:

The new 6500NY cage by LockCircle is designed to fit like a glove around the incredibly compact Sony a6500 4K camera, featuring the exclusive LockCircle “Asymmetrical Design Approach” for right hand camera grabbing/control with the original camera ergonomic feeling.

Several threads 1/4”-20 (103!) and 3/8”-16 (4) are available for multi accessories and camera grip professional heavy-duty mounting: ready for shooting serious stuff!


The 6500NY cage integrates the MicroPort micro HDMI / USB connectors locking, and the popular LockPort Flex (micro to full-size HDMI output), used on the Birdcage A7 and A7M2 for serious protection when shooting in rough production environments.

The 6500NY cage camera-plate has a Meta-Block mount for Metabones and IMS-Block for IMS-Mounts designed to reach great follow-focus work with no annoying mechanical plays of the bayonet.

IMS mounts are available for E-MOUNT to Canon EF/Nikon F (featuring the exclusive positive-lock concept), PL-Mount, Panavision, BNCR, Leica R and Leica M, others mounts coming soon.

Original camera flash (the popping-out flash) works with the 6500NY cage without limitations, and vertical camera mounting is available .

Totally secure camera-plate mounting with a 1/4″-20 and 3/8” threads (titanium camera screw supplied) are available for camera-car, drones, gimbals or any heavy duty mounting.


MicroMega modular 15mm rods baseplate system is available for follow-focus/matte-box accessories.

The LockCircle 6500NY cage is incredible leightweight (200gr- 7 o.z.), and has several threads to mount the (AC) tape measurement hook!

The smaller Sony A6300 is totally compatible with the LockCircle 6500NY cage.

LockCircle 6500NY highlights:

  • Asymmetrical cage design
  • Right hand camera grabbing/control with original Sony ergonomics
  • Birdcage Top Grip handle and Boombooster compatible accessories
  • CNC machind from billet aluminum
  • Genuine titanium screws
  • MicroPort and LockPort Flex HDMI/USB port savers
  • Meta-Block mount (adjustable) for Metabones monolithic mounting
  • IMS-Block for IMS- Mounts for serious cinematographers needs
  • Several IMS Professional lens mounts available
  • Focal Plain thread for AC measurement hook
  • Compatible with Sony a6300
  • Designed by cinematographers and manufactured in Italy

Available for delivery from the end of November, shipping worldwide

Price starts from USD 299.00 + shipping/duties – Euro 279.00 + vat

LockCircle offers pre-order program for early production deliveries.

(cover photo credit: snap from LockCircle)

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