You can download the English Sony a9 manual (ILCE-9) in PDF format here.
However, I would actually recommend viewing the Sony a9 Online Help Guide instead of the user manual since this not only includes more details but it’s also a lot easier to navigate.
The a9 Focus Settings Guide is also very useful if you want to understand more about the different focusing mode options on the Sony a9.
Sony a9 User Manual Topics Covered
- Names of Parts/Icons and Indicators
- Preparing the Camera
- Recording Movies
- Customizing the Camera
- Using Network Functions
- Using a Computer
- List of Menu Items
The Friedman Archives Guide to Sony’s A9
Gary Friedman is renown for his ebooks that combine technical insights, remarkable thoroughness, and an easy-to-read style. If you’d prefer a nicely formatted book than the pdf manual then this book is certainly an option.
Sony a9 FAQs
MENU → (Camera Settings2) → [Audio signals] → [Off] or [On:other than e-shut].
The easiest way to do this is to assign “focus standard” to a custom button. I’d recommend the trash can because then when you click it once you’ll be able to move the focus point around, click it twice and it will re-center.
You will require firmware version 6.00 or later for animal eye autofocus, so check which firmware version you have installed via the menu.