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Access options for camera controls.


To access control options, press [MENU/OK], select the D([SET UP]) tab, and choose [BUTTON/DIAL SETTING].


[FOCUS LEVER SETTING]

Choose the functions performed by the focus stick (focus lever).

Option Description
[LOCK (OFF)] The focus stick cannot be used during shooting.
[PUSH n TO UNLOCK] Press the stick to view the focus-point display and tilt the stick to select a focus point.
[ON] Tilt the stick to view the focus-point display and select a focus point.

x[EDIT/SAVE QUICK MENU]

Choose the items displayed in the quick menu during still photography (aEditing the Quick Menu).

F[EDIT/SAVE QUICK MENU]

Choose the items displayed in the quick menu when filming movies (aEditing the Quick Menu).

[FUNCTION (Fn) SETTING]

Choose the roles played by the function buttons (aAssigning Roles to the Function Buttons).

[POWER ZOOM LENS FUNCTION (Fn) SETTING]

Choose the roles played by the function buttons available on some power zoom lenses (aLens Function Buttons).

[SELECTOR BUTTON SETTING]

Choose the roles played by the up, down, left, and right buttons on the selector.

Option Description
[Fn BUTTON] The selector buttons serve as function buttons.
[FOCUS AREA] The selector buttons can be used to position the focus area.

Selecting [FOCUS AREA] prevents you accessing the functions assigned to the function buttons.

[COMMAND DIAL SETTING]

Choose the roles played by the command dials.

Option Description
[FRONT COMMAND
DIAL 1]
Assign shutter speed ([S.S. (PROGRAM SHIFT)]) or aperture ([APERTURE]1 to [FRONT COMMAND DIAL 1].
[FRONT COMMAND
DIAL 2]
Assign shutter speed ([S.S. (PROGRAM SHIFT)]), aperture ([APERTURE]1, exposure compensation ([EXP. COMPENSATION]2, sensitivity ([ISO]3, or no role ([NONE]) to [FRONT COMMAND DIAL 2] or [FRONT COMMAND DIAL 3].
[FRONT COMMAND
DIAL 3]
[REAR COMMAND
DIAL]
Assign shutter speed ([S.S. (PROGRAM SHIFT)]), aperture ([APERTURE]1, exposure compensation ([EXP. COMPENSATION])  2, sensitivity ([ISO]3, or no role ([NONE]) to the rear command dial.

1 Aperture set to [A] (auto) and lens equipped with aperture ring or [COMMAND] selected for D[BUTTON/DIAL SETTING] > [APERTURE RING SETTING (A)].

2 Exposure compensation dial rotated to [C].

3 Sensitivity dial rotated to [C].

[COMMAND DIAL SETTING] can also be accessed by pressing and holding the center of the front command dial.

You can also press the center of the front command dial to cycle through settings in the order [FRONT COMMAND DIAL 1], [FRONT COMMAND DIAL 2], and [FRONT COMMAND DIAL 3].

[SHUTTER AF]

Choose whether the camera focuses when the shutter button is pressed halfway.

[AF-S]

Option Description
[ON] Focus locks when the shutter button is pressed halfway.
[OFF] No focus operation is performed when the shutter button is pressed halfway.

[AF-C]

Option Description
[ON] The camera focuses while the shutter button is pressed halfway.
[OFF] No focus operation is performed when the shutter button is pressed halfway.

[SHUTTER AE]

If [ON] is selected, exposure will lock while the shutter button is pressed halfway.

[AF-S/MF]

Option Description
[ON] Exposure locks when the shutter button is pressed halfway.
[OFF] Exposure does not lock when the shutter button is pressed halfway.

[AF-C]

Option Description
[ON] Exposure locks while the shutter button is pressed halfway.
[OFF] Exposure does not lock when the shutter button is pressed halfway.

Select [OFF] to allow the camera to adjust exposure before each shot taken in burst mode.

[SHOOT WITHOUT LENS]

Choose [ON] to enable the shutter release when no lens is attached.

Options
[ON] [OFF]

[SHOOT WITHOUT CARD]

Choose whether the shutter can be released without a memory card inserted in the camera.

Option Description
[ON] When no memory card is inserted, the shutter can be released to test camera function and the shooting and setup menus can be displayed.
[OFF] The shutter is disabled if no memory card is inserted, preventing accidental loss of pictures taken without a memory card.

[LENS ZOOM/FOCUS SETTING]

Adjust settings for compatible lenses with focus rings or power zoom.

[FOCUS RING ROTATE]

Choose the direction in which the focus ring is rotated to increase the focus distance.

Options
X[CW] (clockwise) Y[CCW] (counterclockwise)

[FOCUS RING OPERATION]

Choose how the camera adjusts focus in response to the movement of the focus ring.

Option Description
[NONLINEAR] Focus is adjusted at the same rate as the ring is rotated.
[LINEAR] Focus is adjusted linearly according to the amount the ring is rotated, but the focusing speed is unaffected by the speed the ring is rotated.

F[CONSTANT SPEED FOCUS (Fn)]

Choose the rate at which the focus distance changes when adjusted using function buttons during manual focus with compatible power zoom lenses. The higher the number, the higher the rate.

Options
[1(SLOW)] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8(FAST)]

[CONSTANT SPEED ZOOM (Fn)]

Choose the rate at which compatible power zoom lenses can be zoomed in or out using function buttons. The higher the number, the higher the rate.

Options
[1(SLOW)] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8(FAST)]

[CONSTANT SPEED ZOOM/FOCUS (Fn) OPERATION]

Choose whether the function buttons on compatible power zoom lenses need only be pressed once to start and stop power focus or power zoom.

Option Description
[START/STOP SWITCH] The operation starts when the button is pressed and stops when it is pressed a second time.
[ACTIVE WHILE PRESSING] The operation continues while the button is pressed and stops when the button is released.

[ZOOM RING ROTATE]

Choose whether to reverse the rotation of the zoom ring on compatible power zoom lenses.

Options
X[CW] (clockwise) Y[CCW] (counterclockwise)

[ZOOM/FOCUS CONTROL RING]

Choose role played by the zoom/focus control ring on compatible power zoom lenses.

Options
[ZOOM] [FOCUS]

[AE/AF-LOCK MODE]

This option determines the behavior of the button to which exposure and/or focus lock is assigned.

Option Description
[AE&AF ON WHEN PRESSING] Exposure and/or focus will lock while the button is pressed.
[AE&AF ON/OFF SWITCH] Exposure and/or focus will lock when the button is pressed and remain locked until it is pressed again.

[AWB-LOCK MODE]

Choose the behavior of function buttons assigned auto white balance (AWB) lock. Auto white balance lock is used to lock white balance at the value metered by the camera when [AUTO] is selected for white balance.

Option Description
[AWB ON WHEN PRESSING] Auto white balance locks while the button is pressed.
[AWB ON/OFF SWITCH] Press the button once to lock auto white balance and again to end the lock.

[APERTURE RING SETTING (A)]

Choose whether the front command dial can be used to adjust aperture when aperture is set to [A] (auto).

Option Description
[AUTO] The camera adjusts aperture automatically.
[COMMAND] Aperture can be adjusted using the front command dial.

[APERTURE SETTING]

Choose the method used to adjust aperture when using lenses with no aperture rings.

Option Description
[AUTO +
o MANUAL]
Rotate the front command dial to choose the aperture. Rotate past minimum aperture to choose [A] (auto).
[AUTO] Aperture is selected automatically; camera functions in exposure mode [P] (program AE) or [S] (shutter-priority AE).
[MANUAL] Rotate the front command dial to choose the aperture; camera functions in exposure mode [A] (aperture-priority AE) or [M] (manual).

[TOUCH SCREEN SETTING]

Enable or disable touch-screen controls.

x[TOUCH SCREEN SETTING]

Option Description
[ON] The LCD monitor functions as a touch screen during shooting.
[OFF] Touch controls disabled.

x[DOUBLE TAP SETTING]

Option Description
[ON] Tap the LCD monitor twice to zoom in on your subject during shooting.
[OFF] Touch zoom disabled.

c[TOUCH FUNCTION]

Enable or disable touch function gestures.

Options
[ON] [OFF]

[TOUCH ZOOM]

Option Description
[ON] If the lens supports touch zoom, you can zoom in and out by touching the LCD monitor (aTouch Zoom).
[OFF] Touch zoom disabled.

a[TOUCH SCREEN SETTING]

Option Description
[ON] The LCD monitor functions as a touch screen during playback.
[OFF] Touch controls disabled.

[EVF TOUCH SCREEN AREA SETTINGS]

Select the area of the LCD monitor used for touch controls while the viewfinder is active. The area used for touch controls can be selected from:

Option Description
6 All
0 Right half
2 Top right quarter
4 Bottom right quarter
1 Left half
3 Top left quarter
5 Bottom left quarter
OFF Choose [OFF] to disable touch controls while the viewfinder is active.

[LOCK]

Lock selected controls to prevent unintended operation.

[LOCK SETTING]

Choose from the following:

Option Description
[UNLOCK] Reset lock options.
[ALL FUNCTION] Lock all controls in the [FUNCTION SELECTION] list.
[SELECTED FUNCTION] Lock only the controls selected in the [FUNCTION SELECTION] list.

[FUNCTION SELECTION]

Choose the controls locked when [SELECTED FUNCTION] is chosen for [LOCK SETTING].

The controls selected using [SELECTED FUNCTION] can be locked at any time during shooting by pressing and holding [MENU/OK]. To unlock the controls, press and hold the button again.