Exposure compensation dial
Auto mode selector lever
Shutter speed dial
(flash pop-up) lever
Focus mode selector
Lens signal contacts
Lens release button
Front command dial
Microphone/remote release connector (Φ 2.5 mm)
HDMI Micro connector (Type D)
Micro USB (Micro-B)
USB 2.0 connector
Diopter adjustment control
Electronic viewfinder (EVF)
[VIEW MODE] button
[AE-L] (exposure lock) button
Rear command dial
[AF-L] (focus lock) button
[Q] (quick menu) button
[DISP] (display)/[BACK] button
Cable channel cover for DC coupler
Battery-chamber cover latch
Serial number plate
Memory card slot
Do not remove the serial number plate, which provides the FCC ID, KC mark, serial number, and other important information.
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).
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 is used to choose the shutter speed.
Rotate the dial to choose an exposure compensation amount.
Rotate the dial to choose from the following the drive modes.
|Movie (Recording Movies)|
|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)|
Switch between auto and manual modes.
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.
Rotate or press the command dials to:
Select menu tabs or page through menus.
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.
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 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 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.