To record silent slow-motion movies, select , [ ], or [ ] for [ ] in the movie shooting menu. Movies recorded at 4 or 5 times the rated speed are played back at the rated speed for a slow-motion effect. Movies shot at [ ], for example, are recorded at a frame rate of roughly 120 fps and play back at around 30 fps, meaning that 10 seconds recording produces about 40 seconds of footage.
Recording and playback speeds are shown below.
Frame size/frame rate
Frame rate *
Plays back at
Actual frame rate is 119.88 fps for values listed as 120p, 29.97 fps for values listed as 30p, and 23.976 fps for values listed as 24p.
When a slow-motion option is selected, quality is fixed at “high quality” and the image area is fixed at [ Adjusting Image Area Settings ).] regardless of the lens used or the option selected for [ ] > [ ] in the movie shooting menu (
Features such as flicker reduction, electronic vibration reduction, and time code output cannot be used when a “slow-motion” option is selected.