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AFn1 button

BExposure compensation dial

CShutter button

DShutter speed dial

EDial lock release

FHot shoe


HDiopter adjustment control (lockable)

ISensitivity dial

JDrive dial

KStrap clip

LConnector cover

MSync terminal

NFocus mode selector

OLens signal contacts

PLens release button

QFn2 button

RAF-assist illuminator
Self-timer lamp
Tally light

SSTILL/MOVIE mode dial

TFront command dial

UON/OFF switch

VHot shoe cover

WBody cap

XMicrophone jack (φ3.5 mm)

YRemote release connector (φ2.5 mm)

ZUSB connector (Type-C)

aHDMI Micro connector (Type D)


cb (delete) button

da (playback) button

eElectronic viewfinder (EVF)

fEye cup (lockable)

gVIEW MODE button

hAFON button

iRear command dial

jQ (quick menu) button

kIndicator lamp
Tally light

lAEL (exposure lock) button

mFocus stick (focus lever)

nMemory card slot cover latch

oMemory card slot cover

pSelector buttons

qMENU/OK button

rBattery-chamber cover latch

sBattery-chamber cover

tDISP (display)/BACK button
x(Bluetooth) button

uTripod mount

vLCD monitor
Touch screen

wEye sensor

xMemory card slot 2

yMemory card slot 1

zBattery chamber

0Battery latch

1Serial number plate

The Serial Number Plate

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

Serial number plate

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.

To choose the role played by the focus stick, press and hold the center of the stick or use DBUTTON/DIAL SETTING > FOCUS LEVER SETTING.

The Selector

Press the selector up, right, down, or left to highlight items. The up, right, down, and left buttons also double as function buttons Fn3 through Fn6 (aSELECTOR BUTTON SETTING, aThe Function Buttons).

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 DBUTTON/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

Lens not equipped with aperture ring; lens equipped with aperture ring and aperture set to A (auto) and COMMAND selected for DBUTTON/DIAL SETTING > APERTURE RING SETTING (A); or ON selected for MOVIE OPTIMIZED CONTROLoL.


Sensitivity dial rotated to C or ON selected for MOVIE OPTIMIZED CONTROLoL.

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

Exposure compensation dial rotated to C or ON selected for MOVIE OPTIMIZED CONTROLoL.

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.

The rotation direction for the command dials can be selected using DBUTTON/DIAL SETTING > COMMAND DIAL DIRECTION.

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, or picture displayed for confirmation after being taken with option other than OFF selected for DSCREEN SETTING > IMAGE DISP. (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.

The indicator lamp blinks green whenever the displays are off during interval-timer photography.

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 that can be used for:

“Tall” (Portrait) Orientation

The display can also be tilted to take pictures from high or low angles when the camera is rotated to take pictures in “Tall” (portrait) orientation.

  • Press the tilt lock release and tilt the display as shown in Figure 1.
  • To take high-angle shots, hold the camera in the orientation shown in Figure 2.

Figure 1

Figure 2

The Eye Cup

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

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.