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Exposure compensation dial

Shutter button

Auto mode selector lever

Shutter speed dial

Hot shoe

Drive dial

(flash pop-up) lever

Strap eyelet

Connector cover

Focus mode selector

Lens signal contacts

Lens release button


AF-assist illuminator
Self-timer lamp

Front command dial

[ON]/[OFF] switch

[Fn1] button


Body cap

Microphone/remote release connector (Φ 2.5 mm)

HDMI Micro connector (Type D)

Micro USB (Micro-B)
USB 2.0 connector

(delete) button

(playback) button

Diopter adjustment control

Electronic viewfinder (EVF)

[VIEW MODE] button

[AE-L] (exposure lock) button

Rear command dial

[AF-L] (focus lock) button

Indicator lamp

[Q] (quick menu) button

Selector buttons

[MENU]/[OK] button

[DISP] (display)/[BACK] button

Cable channel cover for DC coupler

Battery-chamber cover

Battery-chamber cover latch

Serial number plate

Tripod mount


LCD monitor

Eye sensor

Battery latch

Battery chamber

Memory card slot

The Serial Number Plate

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

The Selector

Press the selector up (), right (), down (), or left () to highlight items. The up, down, left, and right buttons also double as function buttons [Fn2] through [Fn5] (The [Fn] (Function) Buttons).

Control Lock

To prevent accidental operation of the selector and [Q] button during shooting, press [MENU]/[OK] until is displayed. The controls can be unlocked by pressing [MENU]/[OK] until is no longer displayed.

The Shutter Speed Dial

The shutter speed dial is used to choose the shutter speed.

The Exposure Compensation Dial

Rotate the dial to choose an exposure compensation amount.

The Drive Dial

Rotate the dial to choose from the following the drive modes.

Movie (Recording Movies)
Bracketing (Bracketing)
CH High-speed burst (Continuous Shooting (Burst Mode))
CL Low-speed burst (Continuous Shooting (Burst Mode))
S Single frame (Taking Photographs (Mode [P]))
Advanced filter (Advanced Filters)
Multiple exposure (Multiple Exposures)
Panorama (Panoramas)

The Auto Mode Selector Lever

Switch between auto and manual modes.

Position Mode

Select from [P] (program AE), [S] (shutter-priority AE), [A] (aperture-priority AE), and [M] (manual) modes (Mode [P]: Program AE, Mode [S]: Shutter-Priority AE, Mode [A]: Aperture-Priority AE, Mode [M]: Manual Exposure). Adjust shutter speed and aperture using program shift (mode [P]) or set shutter speed and/or aperture manually (modes [S], [A], and [M]).

Auto mode. The camera adjusts settings automatically according to the option selected by rotating the front command dial. Choose from modes suited to specific subject types (Auto Mode), or select [ADVANCED SR AUTO] to let the camera automatically match the mode to the subject (Auto Mode). Scene selection is not available in drive modes [Adv.1], [Adv.2], , and.

Restrictions may apply to camera settings depending on the mode and shooting conditions.

The Command Dials

Rotate or press the command dials to:


Select menu tabs or page through menus.

Adjust aperture.

Select a scene when shooting in auto mode.

Adjust exposure compensation when [C] is selected with exposure compensation dial.

View other pictures during playback.


Switch back and forth between aperture and exposure compensation when [C] is selected with the exposure compensation dial.


Highlight menu items.

Choose the desired combination of shutter speed and aperture (program shift).

Choose a shutter speed.

Adjust settings in the quick menu.

Choose the size of the focus frame.

Zoom in or out in full-frame or multi-frame playback.


Zoom in on the active focus point during playback.

Perform the function assigned to the DIAL function button.

Press and hold to choose the manual focus mode focus display.

The Indicator Lamp

When the viewfinder is not in use, 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 Recording pictures. Additional pictures can be taken.
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.

Warnings may also appear in the display.

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 (Touch Screen Mode, [TOUCH SCREEN MODE]).

Focusing the Viewfinder

The camera is equipped with diopter adjustment in the range −4 to +2 m–1 to accommodate individual differences in vision. Rotate the diopter adjustment control until the viewfinder display is in sharp focus.