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The roles played by the main and sub-command dials vary as shown below.

Main command dial


  • Exposure compensation ([P], [S], [A])
  • Shutter speed ([M])
  • Choose options (Quick menu)
  • Frame advance (Playback)

Sub-command dial


  • Program shift ([P])
  • Shutter speed ([S])
  • Aperture (Use aperture ring to adjust aperture; [A], [M])
  • Choose options (Quick menu)
  • Playback zoom (Playback)
  • Multi-frame playback (Playback)


  • Zoom in on selected focus point ([P], [S], [A], [M])
  • In manual focus mode, press and hold to choose [MF ASSIST] options ([P], [S], [A], [M])
  • Release shutter when monitor is rotated 180° for self-portraits ([P], [S], [A], [M])
  • Zoom in on active focus point (Playback)