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ASecondary monitor backlight button

B[Fn4] button

CSecondary LCD monitor


EHot shoe

FDial lock release

GMode dial

H[STILL]/[MOVIE] mode switch

IStrap eyelet

JLAN connector cover

KConnector cover

LAF-assist illuminator
Self-timer lamp
Tally light

MSync terminal

NLens signal contacts

OLens release button

P[Fn6] button

Q[Fn5] button

RFront command dial

S[ON]/[OFF] switch

TShutter button

U[Fn1] button

V[Fn2] button

W[Fn3] button

XHot shoe cover

YBody cap

ZLAN connector

aMicrophone/remote release connector (φ3.5mm)

bHDMI connector (Type A)

cUSB connector (Type-C)

dHole to screw USB cable

eHole to screw cable protector

a Use of an optional RR-100 remote release requires a third-party adapter to convert the three-pin, φ2.5 mm connector to a three-pin, φ3.5 mm connector.

f[DRIVE] button

gb (delete) button

hFocus mode selector

i[AFON] button

jRear command dial

k[Q] (quick menu) button

lIndicator lamp
Tally light

mHeadphone jack cover

nMemory card slot cover latch

oMemory card slot cover (detachable)

pBattery-chamber cover latch

qHole to hook Vertical Battery Grip

rBattery-chamber cover

s[DISP] (display)/[BACK] button

ta (playback) button


v[MENU/OK] button

w[AEL] (exposure lock) button

xFocus stick (focus lever)

yTripod mount

zVertical battery grip connector cover

0Tilt lock release

1LCD monitor
Touch screen

2Headphone jack (φ3.5mm)

3Memory card slot 1 (for Type B CFexpress cards)

4Memory card slot 2 (for SD memory cards)

5Battery latch

6Battery chamber

7Cooling fan connector cover

8Cooling fan connector

9Hole to screw cooling fan

-Serial number plate

^Vertical battery grip connector

The Cable Protector

Attach the protector as shown to prevent accidental disconnection.

ASlide the protector over the USB connector cover so that the cover passes through the slot in the protector.

BTighten the lock screw.

CConnect the cable and pass it through the protector as shown.

The Serial Number Plate

Do not remove the serial number plate, which provides the CMIIT ID, serial number, and other important information.

Serial number plate

The Memory Card Slot Cover (Detachable)

The memory card slot cover can be removed by lowering the interior latch. Remove the cover for ease of access when a camera rig is attached or in other situations that make it difficult to open or close the cover.

The Focus Stick (Focus Lever)

Tilt or press the focus stick to select the focus area. The focus stick can also be used to navigate the menus.

To choose the role played by the focus stick, press and hold the center of the stick or use D[BUTTON/DIAL SETTING] > [FOCUS LEVER SETTING].

The Mode Dial

To select a shooting mode, rotate the dial until the icon for the desired mode aligns with the index.

Mode Description


Aperture and shutter speed can be adjusted using program shift.

aMode [P]: Program AE


Select for full control over camera settings, including aperture ([M] and [A]) and/or shutter speed ([M] and [S]).

aMode [S]: Shutter-Priority AE

aMode [A]: Aperture-Priority AE

aMode [M]: Manual Exposure

(CUSTOM 1/2/3/4/5/6)

Take pictures using previously-stored settings.

aCustom Modes

Rotate the mode dial only after pressing the dial lock release to release the dial.

The [STILL]/[MOVIE] Mode Switch

Slide the [STILL]/[MOVIE] mode switch to [STILL] to take photographs or to [MOVIE] to record movies.

The [DRIVE] Button

Press the [DRIVE] button to adjust shooting settings. The options displayed vary with the position of the [STILL]/[MOVIE] mode switch.

The Command Dials

Rotate or press the command dials to:


  • Select menu tabs or page through menus
  • Adjust aperture 1, 2
  • View other pictures during playback


  • Switch between aperture and ISO sensitivity 2
  • Press and hold to choose the option selected for D[BUTTON/DIAL SETTING] > [COMMAND DIAL SETTING] in the D (setup) menu


  • Highlight menu items
  • Choose the desired combination of shutter speed and aperture (program shift)
  • Choose a shutter speed 1, 4
  • Adjust exposure compensation by rotating the dial while pressing the function button to which [EXPO. COMP.] is assigned 1
  • Adjust settings in the quick menu
  • Choose the size of the focus frame
  • Zoom in or out in full frame playback
  • Zoom in or out in multi-frame playback


  • Zoom in on the active focus point 3
  • Press and hold to choose the manual focus mode focus display3
  • Zoom in on the active focus point during playback


If the lens is equipped with an aperture ring with an “[A]” or “[C]” position, the aperture ring must be in the [A] or [C] position.

Available only if [FOCUS CHECK] is assigned to a function button.

Only if a value other than auto is selected for shutter speed.

The rotation direction for the command dials can be selected using D[BUTTON/DIAL SETTING] > [COMMAND DIAL DIRECTION].

The Indicator Lamp

Camera status is shown by the indicator lamp.

Indicator lamp Camera status
Glows green Focus locked.
Blinks green Focus or slow shutter speed warning. Pictures can be taken.
Blinks green and orange Camera on: Recording pictures, or picture displayed for confirmation after being taken with option other than [OFF] selected for D[SCREEN SETTING] > [IMAGE DISP.] (additional pictures can be taken).
Camera off: Uploading pictures to a smartphone or tablet. *
Glows orange Recording pictures. No additional pictures can be taken at this time.
Blinks orange Flash charging; flash will not fire when picture is taken.
Blinks red Lens or memory error.

* Displayed only if pictures are selected for upload.

Warnings may also appear in the display.

The indicator lamp remains off while your eye is to the viewfinder.

The B[MOVIE SETTING] > [TALLY LIGHT] option can be used to choose the lamp (indicator or AF-assist) that lights during movie recording and whether the lamp blinks or remains steady.

The LCD Monitor

The LCD monitor can be tilted for easier viewing, but be careful not to touch the wires or trap fingers or other objects behind the monitor. Touching the wires could cause camera malfunction.

The LCD monitor also functions as a touch screen that can be used for:

“Tall” (Portrait) Orientation

The display can also be tilted to take pictures from high or low angles when the camera is rotated to take pictures in “tall” (portrait) orientation.

  • Press the tilt lock release and tilt the display as shown in Figure 1.
  • To take high-angle shots, hold the camera in the orientation shown in Figure 2.

Figure 1

Figure 2