Parts of the Camera
BExposure compensation dial
DShutter speed dial
EDial lock release
HDiopter adjustment control (lockable)
NFocus mode selector
OLens signal contacts
PLens release button
SSTILL/MOVIE mode dial
TFront command dial
VHot shoe cover
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)
gVIEW MODE button
iRear command dial
jQ (quick menu) button
lAEL (exposure lock) button
mFocus stick (focus lever)
nMemory card slot cover latch
oMemory card slot cover (detachable)
rBattery-chamber cover latch
tDISP (display)/BACK button
vVertical battery grip connector cover
wVari-angle LCD monitor
yMemory card slot 2
zMemory card slot 1
- The LCD Monitor
- The Selector
- The Focus Stick (Focus Lever)
- The Shutter Speed and Sensitivity Dials
- STILL/MOVIE mode dial
- The Exposure Compensation Dial
- The Drive Dial
- The Command Dials
- Focusing the Viewfinder
- The Eye Cup
- Memory card slot cover (Detachable)
- The Serial Number Plate
- The Indicator Lamp
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:
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 (aSELECTOR 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.
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.
|ADV.||Advanced filter (aAdvanced Filters)|
|CH||High-speed burst (aContinuous Shooting (Burst Mode))|
|CL||Low-speed burst (aContinuous Shooting (Burst Mode))|
|S||Single frame (aTaking Photographs (Mode P))|
The Command Dials
Rotate or press the command dials to:
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 CONTROLoL.
2 Can be changed using D BUTTON/DIAL SETTING > COMMAND DIAL SETTING.
3 Sensitivity dial rotated to C or ON selected for MOVIE OPTIMIZED CONTROLoL.
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 CONTROLoL.
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 CONTROLoL.
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:
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.
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 BMOVIE 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.