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ASecondary LCD monitor

BDrive button

CSecondary monitor backlight button

DDial lock release

EShutter speed dial

FHot shoe


HSensitivity dial

IConnector cover 1

JConnector cover 2

KTilt lock release

LBattery-chamber cover latch

MBattery-chamber cover

NRemote release connector cover

OSync terminal

PLens signal contacts

QLens release button

RSelf-timer lamp

SFn2 button

TFront command dial

UON/OFF switch

VShutter button

WFn1 button
d (exposure compensation) button

XBody cap

YHot shoe cover

ZLCD monitor
Touch screen

aFn5 button

bFocus stick (focus lever)

cFn4 button

dRear command dial

eFn3 button

fQ (quick menu) button

gIndicator lamp

hStrap anchor

iMemory card slot cover

jMemory card slot cover latch

kMENU/OK button

lSelector buttons

mVertical battery grip connector cover

nDISP (display)/BACK button


pTripod mount

qFocus mode selector

rb (delete) button

sa (playback) button

tHDMI Micro connector (Type D)

uRemote release connector (φ 2.5 mm)

v15 V DC-IN connector

wMicro USB (Micro-B) USB 3.0/USB 2.0 connector

xMicrophone jack (φ 3.5 mm)

yHeadphone jack

zBattery chamber

0Battery latch

1Memory card slot 1

2Memory card slot 2

The Cable Protector

AThe cable protector prevents accidental disconnection of the USB cable or AC adapter. Attach the protector as shown and tighten the lock screw.

BConnect the cable and pass it through the protector as shown.

The Serial Number Plate

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

Serial number plate

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 Fn6 through Fn9 (aThe Fn (Function) Buttons).

Control Lock

To prevent accidental operation of the selector and the Q and Fn5 buttons during shooting, press MENU/OK until X is displayed. The controls can be unlocked by pressing MENU/OK until X is no longer displayed.

The Focus Stick

Tilt or press the focus stick to select the focus area.

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.

Sensitivity Shutter speed

The Command Dials

Rotate or press the command dials to:


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

Adjust aperture

Adjust sensitivity when is C selected with the sensitivity dial

View other pictures during playback

Select menu tabs or page through menus


Switch back and forth between aperture and sensitivity when C is selected with sensitivity dial.


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

Choose a shutter speed

Adjust exposure compensation by pressing thed button and rotating the dial

Adjust settings in the quick menu

Choose the size of the focus frame

Zoom in or out during focus zoom or in full frame or multi-frame playback

Highlight menu items


Perform the function assigned to function button Fn10

Zoom in on the active focus point during playback

Press and hold to choose the manual focus mode focus display

The Drive Button

Pressing the drive button displays the following drive mode options.

B STILL IMAGE (single frame) (aTaking Photographs (Mode P))
I CONTINUOUS (burst mode) (aContinuous Shooting (Burst Mode))
O AE BKT (exposure bracketing) (aAE BKT)
W ISO BKT (sensitivity bracketing) (aISO BKT)
X FILM SIMULATION BKT (film simulation bracketing) (aFILM SIMULATION BKT)
V WHITE BALANCE BKT (white balance bracketing) (aWHITE BALANCE BKT)
Y DYNAMIC RANGE BKT (dynamic range bracketing) (aDYNAMIC RANGE BKT)
Z FOCUS BKT (focus bracketing) (aFOCUS BKT)
j MULTIPLE EXPOSURE (aMultiple Exposures)
F MOVIE (aRecording Movies)

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 (aTouch Focus Controls, Playback Touch Controls).

“Tall” (Portrait) Orientation

When the camera is rotated to take pictures in “tall” (Portrait) Orientation (portrait) orientation, you can press the tilt lock release and tilt the display as shown. This is particularly useful when taking pictures from low or high angles.

Hold the camera as shown when taking “tall” (Portrait) Orientation (portrait) orientation pictures from high angles.