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A[ISO] button

B[WB] button

C[Fn1] button

DSecondary LCD monitor


FHot shoe

GDiopter adjustment control

HDial lock release

IMode dial

JStrap eyelet

KHDMI connector cover

LMicrophone jack cover

MHeadphone jack cover


OUSB connector cover

PSync terminal

Q[Fn3] button

RLens signal contacts

SLens release button

T[Fn2] button

UAF-assist illuminator
Self-timer lamp
Tally light

VFront command dial

W[ON]/[OFF] switch

XShutter button

Yt (movie recording) button

ZHot shoe cover

aBody cap

bHDMI connector (Type A)

cMicrophone jack (Φ3.5mm)

dHeadphone jack (Φ3.5mm)

eUSB connector (Type-C)

fHole to screw USB cable

gHole to screw cable protector

h[DRIVE] button
b (delete) button

ia (playback) button

jEye sensor

kElectronic viewfinder (EVF)

lEye cup (lockable)

m[VIEW MODE] button

nSecondary monitor backlight button

oFocus stick (focus lever)

p[AFON] button

qRear command dial

rIndicator lamp
Tally light

sRemote release connector cover

tMemory card slot cover latch

uMemory card slot cover (detachable)

vBattery-chamber cover latch

wBattery-chamber cover

xSelector buttons

y[MENU/OK] button

z[DISP] (display)/[BACK] button
x (Bluetooth) button

0[Q] (quick menu) button

1[AEL] (exposure lock) button

2Tripod mount

3LCD monitor
Touch screen

4File transmitter/vertical battery grip connector cover

5Remote release connector (Φ2.5mm)

6Memory card slot 2 (for SD memory cards)

7Serial number plate

8Memory card slot 1 (for Type B CFexpress cards)

9Battery latch

-Battery chamber

^Cooling fan connector cover

\Cooling fan connector

$Hole to screw cooling fan

%File transmitter/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 Selector

Press the selector up (e), right (h), down (f), or left (g) to highlight items. The up, right, down, and left buttons also double as function buttons [Fn4] through [Fn7].

The [WB] Button

Press the [WB] button to access white balance settings.

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.

[M] ([MANUAL])

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

C[C1]/[C2]/[C3]/[C4]/[C5]/[C6]/[C7] ([CUSTOM 1]/2/3/4/5/6/7)

Take pictures using previously-stored settings.


Take photos with filter effects.


Record movies.

The [DRIVE] Button

Press the [DRIVE] button displays drive-mode menu, where you can choose from the following the drive modes.

B Single frame
J High-speed burst
J High-speed burst (1.25X crop)
O Low-speed burst
[BKT] Bracketing
h [HDR]
u Panoramas
j Multiple Exposure

The Command Dials

The rear and front command dials are used for the operations below.

Shooting 1 [P] Choose the desired combination of shutter speed and aperture (program shift).
[S] Choose a shutter speed.
[A] Adjust aperture. 2
[M] Adjust aperture. 2
[FILTER] Program shift.
Menus Select menu tabs or page through menus
[Q] Menu Select items in the quick menu.
Playback View other pictures

Shooting 1 [P] Adjust exposure compensation.
[M] Choose a shutter speed.
[FILTER] Adjust exposure compensation.
Menus Highlight menu items
[Q] Menu Adjust settings in the quick menu
  • Zoom in or out (full-frame playback).
  • Zoom in or out (multi-frame playback).


 2  Applies if the lens has no aperture ring or if an aperture ring with an “A” position is in the A position.

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

You can adjust the angle of the LCD monitor when framing shots, but be careful not to trap your fingers or other objects.

Do not apply excessive force to the hinge when rotating the LCD monitor, as this could damage the hinge.

Be careful that the corners of the monitor do not contact the camera body, as this could leave marks.

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

The Eye Cup

To remove the eye cup, hold the buttons on either side and slide eye cup up.

Focusing the Viewfinder

If the indicators displayed in the viewfinder are blurred, put your eye to the viewfinder and rotate the diopter adjustment control until the display is in sharp focus.

To focus the viewfinder:

ALift the diopter adjustment control.

BRotate the control to adjust viewfinder focus.

CReturn the control to its original position and lock it in place.

Lift the control before use. Failure to observe this precaution could cause product malfunction.