Refer to this section for the names and locations of camera controls and displays.

Camera Body

1 Eyelet for camera strap
2 Stereo microphone
3 Speaker
4 Movie-record button
5 Power switch
6 Shutter-release button
7 E button
8 S button
9 Main command dial
10 Photo/movie selector
11 Mode dial
12 Accessory shoe (for optional flash unit)
13 Focal plane mark (E)


AF-assist illuminator

Red-eye reduction lamp

Self-timer lamp

2 Built-in flash
3 Flash pop-up control
4 Cover for microphone connector
5 Cover for USB and HDMI connectors
6 Lens mounting mark
7 Image sensor
8 Connector for external microphone
9 USB connector
10 Charge lamp
11 HDMI connector
12 Body cap

Do Not Touch the Image Sensor

Under no circumstances should you exert pressure on the image sensor, poke it with cleaning tools, or subject it to powerful air currents from a blower. These actions could scratch or otherwise damage the sensor. For information on cleaning the image sensor, see “Cleaning the Image Sensor” (0 Cleaning the Image Sensor).

Image sensor

1 Monitor mode button
2 Viewfinder eyepiece
3 Viewfinder
4 Eye sensor
5 Diopter adjustment control
6 A (L) button
7 J button
8 Multi selector
9 Memory card access lamp
10 G button
11 O button
12 K button
13 i button
14 DISP button
15 W button
16 X button
17 Monitor

The Monitor

The angle of the monitor can be adjusted as shown.

Touching these parts could damage the product.

1 Sub-command dial
2 Fn1 button
3 Fn2 button
4 Battery-chamber cover latch
5 Battery-chamber cover
6 Lens mount
7 Lens release button
8 CPU contacts
9 Tripod socket
10 Battery latch
11 Memory card slot

Product Serial Number

The serial number for this product can be found by opening the monitor.

The Monitor and Viewfinder

At default settings, the following indicators appear in the monitor and viewfinder in photo mode; for a full list of indicators, see “The Camera Display” (0 The Camera Display).



1 Shooting mode
2 Focus point
3 Release mode
4 Focus mode
5 AF-area mode
6 Active D-Lighting
7 Picture Control
8 White balance
9 Image size
10 Image quality
11 i icon

Exposure indicator

Exposure compensation display

13 “k” (appears when memory remains for over 1000 exposures)
14 Number of exposures remaining
15 ISO sensitivity

ISO sensitivity indicator

Auto ISO sensitivity indicator

17 Aperture
18 Shutter speed
19 Subject tracking
20 Metering
21 Battery indicator
22 Shutter type
23 “Clock not set” indicator
24 Optical VR indicator
25 Touch shooting
26 AF-area brackets

The following items appear in movie mode.




Recording indicator

Recording disabled

2 Frame size and rate/image quality
3 Time remaining
4 File name
5 Release mode (still photography)
6 Sound level
7 Microphone sensitivity
8 Frequency response