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The roles played by the main and sub-command dials vary as shown below.

Main command dial


  • Exposure compensation (P, S, A)
  • Shutter speed (M)
  • Choose options (Quick menu)
  • Frame advance (Playback)

Sub-command dial


  • Adjust power zoom when the monitor is rotated 180° to take self-portraits (“selfies”) (Power zoom lens attached and ON selected for ELECTRONIC ZOOM SETTING; P, S, A, M)
  • Program shift (P)
  • Shutter speed (S)
  • Aperture (Use aperture ring to adjust aperture; A, M)
  • Choose options (Quick menu)
  • Playback zoom (Playback)
  • Multi-frame playback (Playback)


  • Zoom in on selected focus point (P, S, A, M)
  • In manual focus mode, press and hold to choose MF ASSIST options (P, S, A, M)
  • Release shutter when monitor is rotated 180° for self-portraits (P, S, A, M)
  • Zoom in on active focus point (Playback)