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A[Fn1] button

BExposure compensation dial

CShutter button

DShutter speed dial

EDial lock release

FHot shoe


HDiopter adjustment control (lockable)

ISensitivity dial

JDrive dial

KStrap eyelet

LConnector cover

MSync terminal

NFocus mode selector

OLens signal contacts

PLens release button

Q[Fn2] button

RAF-assist illuminator
Self-timer lamp
Tally light

S[STILL]/[MOVIE] mode dial

TFront command dial

U[ON]/[OFF] switch

VHot shoe cover

WBody cap

XMicrophone jack (φ3.5 mm)

YRemote release connector (φ2.5 mm)

ZHDMI Micro connector (Type D)

aUSB connector (Type-C)


cb (delete) button

da (playback) button

eElectronic viewfinder (EVF)

fEye cup (lockable)

g[VIEW MODE] button

h[AFON] button

iRear command dial

j[Q] (quick menu) button

kIndicator lamp
Tally light

l[AEL] (exposure lock) button

mFocus stick (focus lever)

nMemory card slot cover latch

oMemory card slot cover (detachable)

pSelector buttons

q[MENU/OK] button

rBattery-chamber cover latch

sBattery-chamber cover

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

uTripod mount

vVertical battery grip connector cover

wVari-angle LCD monitor
Touch screen

xEye sensor

yMemory card slot 2

zMemory card slot 1

0Battery chamber

1Battery latch

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 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 [Fn3] through [Fn6] (a[SELECTOR BUTTON SETTING]aThe [Fn] (Function) Buttons).

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.

The Shutter Speed and Sensitivity Dials

Press the dial lock release to release the dial before rotating it to the desired setting. Press the release again to lock the dial in place.

Shutter speed


[STILL]/[MOVIE] mode dial

Rotate the [STILL]/[MOVIE] mode dial to [STILL] to take photos and to [MOVIE] to record movies.

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.

u Panorama (aPanoramas)
[ADV.] Advanced filter (aAdvanced Filters)
[BKT] Bracketing(aBracketing
[CH] High-speed burst (aContinuous Shooting (Burst Mode))
[CL] Low-speed burst (aContinuous Shooting (Burst Mode))
[S] Single frame (aTaking Photographs (Mode [P]))
h HDR (aHDR)

The Command Dials

Rotate or press the command dials to:


  • Select menu tabs or page through menus
  • Adjust aperture 1, 2
  • Adjust exposure compensation 2, 5
  • Adjust sensitivity 2, 3
  • View other pictures during playback


  • Switch back and forth between aperture and sensitivity 2, 3, 6
  • 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 2
  • 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


  • Perform the function assigned to the [DIAL] function button
  • Zoom in on the active focus point 4
  • Press and hold to choose the manual focus mode focus display 4
  • Zoom in on the active focus point during playback

 1  Lens not equipped with aperture ring; lens equipped with aperture ring and aperture set to [A] (auto) and [COMMAND] selected for D [BUTTON/DIAL SETTING] > [APERTURE RING SETTING (A)]; or [ON] selected for [MOVIE OPTIMIZED CONTROL]oL.

 2  Can be changed using D [BUTTON/DIAL SETTING] > [COMMAND DIAL SETTING].

 3  Sensitivity dial rotated to [C] or [ON] selected for [MOVIE OPTIMIZED CONTROL]oL.

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

 5  Exposure compensation dial rotated to [C] or [ON] selected for [MOVIE OPTIMIZED CONTROL]oL.

 6  Can be used to switch back and forth between aperture, sensitivity, and exposure compensation when exposure compensation dial is rotated to [C] or [ON] selected for [MOVIE OPTIMIZED CONTROL]oL.

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.

The Eye Cup

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

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 Serial Number Plate

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

Serial number plate

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. 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.