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Access options for camera controls.


To access control options, press [MENU/OK], select the D([SET UP]) tab, and choose [BUTTON/DIAL SETTING].

[FOCUS LEVER SETTING]

Choose the functions performed by the focus stick (focus lever).

Option Description
[LOCK (OFF)] The focus stick cannot be used during shooting.
[PUSHnTO UNLOCK] Press the stick to view the focus-point display and tilt the stick to select a focus point.
[ON] Tilt the stick to view the focus-point display and select a focus point.

[EDIT/SAVE QUICK MENU]

Choose the items displayed in the quick menu.

  1. Select D[BUTTON/DIAL SETTING] > [EDIT/SAVE QUICK MENU] in the D([SET UP]) tab.

  2. Choose the number of items displayed in the quick menu.

    Quick menu save/edit options will be displayed.

  3. Highlight the item you wish to change and press [MENU/OK].

    The following can be assigned to the quick menu.

    • [IMAGE SIZE]
    • [IMAGE QUALITY]
    • [FILM SIMULATION]
    • [GRAIN EFFECT]
    • [COLOR CHROME EFFECT]
    • [COLOR CHROME FX BLUE]
    • [DYNAMIC RANGE]
    • [D RANGE PRIORITY]
    • [WHITE BALANCE]
    • [HIGHLIGHT TONE]
    • [SHADOW TONE]
    • [COLOR]
    • [SHARPNESS]
    • [CLARITY]
    • [NOISE REDUCTION]
    • [SELECT CUSTOM SETTING]
    • [AF MODE] ([MOVIE AF MODE])
    • [AF-C CUSTOM SETTINGS]
    • [FACE/EYE DETECTION SETTING]
    • [MF ASSIST]
    • [TOUCH SCREEN MODE]
    • [SELF-TIMER]
    • [PHOTOMETRY]
    • [SHUTTER TYPE]
    • [FLICKER REDUCTION]
    • [CONVERSION LENS]
    • [ND FILTER]
    • [FLASH FUNCTION SETTING]
    • [FLASH COMPENSATION]
    • [MOVIE MODE]
    • [FULL HD HIGH SPEED REC]
    • [INTERNAL/EXTERNAL MIC LEVEL ADJUSTMENT]
    • [SOUND & FLASH]
    • [EVF/LCD BRIGHTNESS]
    • [EVF/LCD COLOR]
    • [NONE]

    Select [NONE] to assign no option to the selected position.

    When [SELECT CUSTOM SETTING] is selected, current settings are shown in the quick menu by the label [BASE].

  4. Highlight the desired option and press [MENU/OK].

    The selected option will be assigned to the quick menu.

The quick menu can also be accessed in shooting mode by holding the [Q] button.

[Q MENU BACKGROUND]

Choose [TRANSPARENT] for a transparent background.

Options
[TRANSPARENT] [BLACK]

[FUNCTION (Fn) SETTING]

Choose the roles played by the function buttons.

  1. Select D[BUTTON/DIAL SETTING] > [FUNCTION (Fn) SETTING] in the D([SET UP]) tab.

  2. Highlight the desired control and press [MENU/OK].

  3. Highlight any of the following options and press [MENU/OK] to assign it to the selected control.

[AE LOCK ONLY], [AF LOCK ONLY], [AE/AF LOCK], [AF-ON], and [AWB LOCK ONLY] cannot be assigned to the touch function buttons ([T-Fn1] through [T-Fn4]) or to the viewfinder selector (rotate and hold).

Function button assignment options can also be accessed by holding the [DISP/BACK] button.

Roles That Can Be Assigned to the Function Buttons

Choose from:

  • [IMAGE SIZE]
  • [IMAGE QUALITY]
  • [RAW]
  • [FILM SIMULATION]
  • [GRAIN EFFECT]
  • [COLOR CHROME EFFECT]
  • [COLOR CHROME FX BLUE]
  • [DYNAMIC RANGE]
  • [D RANGE PRIORITY]
  • [WHITE BALANCE]
  • [CLARITY]
  • [SELECT CUSTOM SETTING]
  • [FOCUS AREA]
  • [FOCUS CHECK]
  • [AF MODE]
  • [AF-C CUSTOM SETTINGS]
  • [FACE SELECT]op *
  • [FACE DETECTION ON/OFF] *
  • [AF RANGE LIMITER]
  • [SPORTS FINDER MODE]
  • [SELF-TIMER]
  • [AE BKT SETTING]
  • [FOCUS BKT SETTING]
  • [PHOTOMETRY]
  • [SHUTTER TYPE]
  • [FLICKER REDUCTION]
  • [ISO AUTO SETTING]
  • [CONVERSION LENS]
  • [ND FILTER]
  • [WIRELESS COMMUNICATION]
  • [FLASH FUNCTION SETTING]
  • [TTL-LOCK]
  • [MODELING FLASH]
  • [FULL HD HIGH SPEED REC]
  • [ZEBRA SETTING]
  • [INTERNAL/EXTERNAL MIC LEVEL ADJUSTMENT]
  • [MOVIE SILENT CONTROL]
  • [VIEW MODE SETTING]
  • [PREVIEW DEPTH OF FIELD]
  • [PREVIEW EXP./WB IN MANUAL MODE]
  • [NATURAL LIVE VIEW]
  • [HISTOGRAM]
  • [ELECTRONIC LEVEL]
  • [LARGE INDICATORS MODE]
  • [CONTROL RING SETTING]
  • [AE LOCK ONLY]
  • [AF LOCK ONLY]
  • [AE/AF LOCK]
  • [AF-ON]
  • [AWB LOCK ONLY]
  • [LOCK SETTING]
  • [PERFORMANCE]
  • [AUTO IMAGE TRANSFER]
  • [SELECT PAIRING DESTINATION]
  • [Bluetooth ON/OFF]
  • [QUICK MENU]
  • [PLAYBACK]
  • [NONE] (control disabled)

* Selection via the function buttons is not available when the OVF is displayed.

[AF‑ON]

If [AF‑ON] is selected, you can press the control instead of keeping the shutter button pressed halfway.

[MODELING FLASH]

If [MODELING FLASH] is selected when a compatible shoe-mounted flash unit is attached, you can press the control to test-fire the flash and check for shadows and the like (modeling flash).

[TTL-LOCK]

If [TTL-LOCK] is selected, you can press the control to lock flash output according to the option selected for F[FLASH SETTING] > [TTL-LOCK MODE] (a[TTL-LOCK MODE]).

n[FACE SELECT]op

n[FACE SELECT]op can be enabled or disabled by pressing the button to which n[FACE SELECT]op is assigned. Enabling n[FACE SELECT]op allows the focus stick (focus lever) or (during viewfinder photography) touch controls (aEVF) to be used to select the face that will be used for focus.

The following features can be accessed using the focus stick or during viewfinder photography when n[FACE SELECT]op is enabled:

  • The face used to set focus can be selected using the focus stick. To switch from face detection to manual focus-area selection, press the center of the focus stick (focus lever) (aFocus-Point Selection). Press again to re-enable face detection.
  • The touch screen (monitor) or focus stick can be used to select the face used to set focus during viewfinder photography.

[COMMAND DIAL SETTING]

Choose the roles played by the command dials.

Option Description
[FRONT COMMAND DIAL 1] Assign shutter speed ([S.S. (PROGRAM SHIFT)]) or aperture ([APERTURE]1 to [FRONT COMMAND DIAL 1].
[FRONT COMMAND DIAL 2] Assign shutter speed ([S.S. (PROGRAM SHIFT)]), aperture ([APERTURE]1, exposure compensation ([EXP. COMPENSATION]2, sensitivity ([ISO]3, or no role ([NONE]) to [FRONT COMMAND DIAL 2] or [FRONT COMMAND DIAL 3].
[FRONT COMMAND DIAL 3]
[REAR COMMAND DIAL] Assign shutter speed ([S.S. (PROGRAM SHIFT)]), aperture ([APERTURE]1, exposure compensation ([EXP. COMPENSATION])  2, sensitivity ([ISO]3, or no role ([NONE]) to the rear command dial.

1 Aperture set to [A] (auto) and [COMMAND] selected for D[BUTTON/DIAL SETTING] > [APERTURE RING SETTING (A)].

2 Exposure compensation dial rotated to [C].

3 [C] selected for sensitivity.

You can also press the center of the front command dial to cycle through settings in the order [FRONT COMMAND DIAL 1], [FRONT COMMAND DIAL 2], and [FRONT COMMAND DIAL 3].

[SHUTTER AF]

Choose whether the camera focuses when the shutter button is pressed halfway.

Option Description
[AF-S]
  • [ON]: Focus locks when the shutter button is pressed halfway.
  • [OFF]: No focus operation is performed when the shutter button is pressed halfway.
[AF-C]
  • [ON]: The camera focuses while the shutter button is pressed halfway.
  • [OFF]: No focus operation is performed when the shutter button is pressed halfway.

[SHUTTER AE]

If [ON] is selected, exposure will lock while the shutter button is pressed halfway.

Option Description
[AF‑S/MF]
  • [ON]: Exposure locks when the shutter button is pressed halfway.
  • [OFF]: Exposure does not lock when the shutter button is pressed halfway.
[AF-C]
  • [ON]: Exposure locks while the shutter button is pressed halfway.
  • [OFF]: Exposure does not lock when the shutter button is pressed halfway.

Select [OFF] to allow the camera to adjust exposure before each shot taken in burst mode.

[SHOOT WITHOUT CARD]

Choose whether the shutter can be released without a memory card inserted in the camera.

Option Description
[ON] When no memory card is inserted, the shutter can be released to test camera function and the shooting and setup menus can be displayed.
[OFF] The shutter is disabled if no memory card is inserted, preventing accidental loss of pictures taken without a memory card.

[FOCUS RING]

Choose the direction in which the focus ring is rotated to increase the focus distance.

Options
X[CW](clockwise) Y[CCW](counterclockwise)

[FOCUS RING OPERATION]

Choose how the camera adjusts focus in response to the movement of the focus ring.

Option Description
[NONLINEAR] Focus is adjusted at the same rate as the ring is rotated.
[LINEAR] Focus is adjusted linearly according to the amount the ring is rotated, but the focusing speed is unaffected by the speed the ring is rotated.

[CONTROL RING SETTING]

Set functions assigned to the control ring.

Option Description
[STANDARD] The function assigned to the control ring varies with the shooting mode (aThe Control Ring).
[WHITE BALANCE] Assign white balance to the control ring.
[FILM SIMULATION] Assign film simulation to the control ring.
[DIGITAL TELE-CONV.] Assign the digital teleconverter to the control ring.
[OFF] No function assigned.

[AE/AF-LOCK MODE]

This option determines the behavior of the button to which exposure and/or focus lock is assigned.

Option Description
[AE&AF ON WHEN PRESSING] Exposure and/or focus will lock while the button is pressed.
[AE&AF ON/OFF SWITCH] Exposure and/or focus will lock when the button is pressed and remain locked until it is pressed again.

[AWB-LOCK MODE]

Choose the behavior of function buttons assigned auto white balance (AWB) lock. Auto white balance lock is used to lock white balance at the value metered by the camera when [AUTO] is selected for white balance.

Option Description
[AWB ON WHEN PRESSING] Auto white balance locks while the button is pressed.
[AWB ON/OFF SWITCH] Press the button once to lock auto white balance and again to end the lock.

[APERTURE RING SETTING (A)]

Choose whether the front command dial can be used to adjust aperture when aperture is set to [A] (auto).

Option Description
[AUTO] The camera adjusts aperture automatically.
[COMMAND] Aperture can be adjusted using the front command dial.

[TOUCH SCREEN SETTING]

Enable or disable touch-screen controls.

Option Description
x[TOUCH SCREEN SETTING]
  • [ON]: The LCD monitor functions as a touch screen during shooting.
  • [OFF]: Touch controls disabled.
x[DOUBLE TAP SETTING]
  • [ON]: Tap the LCD monitor twice to zoom in on your subject during shooting.
  • [OFF]: Touch zoom disabled.
c[TOUCH FUNCTION]

Enable or disable touch function gestures.

a[TOUCH SCREEN SETTING]
  • [ON]: The LCD monitor functions as a touch screen during playback.
  • [OFF]: Touch controls disabled.
[EVF/OVF TOUCH SCREEN AREA SETTINGS]

Select the area of the LCD monitor used for touch controls while the viewfinder is active.

  • The area used for touch controls can be selected from:

    • 6 (all)
    • 0 (right half)
    • 2 (top right quarter)
    • 4 (bottom right quarter)
    • 1 (left half)
    • 3 (top left quarter)
    • 5 (bottom left quarter)
  • Choose [OFF] to disable touch controls while the viewfinder is active.

[LOCK]

Lock selected controls to prevent unintended operation.

Option Description
[LOCK SETTING]

Choose from the following:

  • [UNLOCK]: Reset lock options.
  • [ALL FUNCTION]: Lock all controls in the [FUNCTION SELECTION] list.
  • [SELECTED FUNCTION]: Lock only the controls selected in the [FUNCTION SELECTION] list.
[FUNCTION SELECTION] Choose the controls locked when [SELECTED FUNCTION] is chosen for [LOCK SETTING].

The controls selected using [SELECTED FUNCTION] can be locked at any time during shooting by pressing and holding [MENU/OK]. To unlock the controls, press and hold the button again.