The camera is equipped with two memory card slots: a slot that takes one CFexpress or XQD memory card (q) and another that takes one SD memory card (w), for a total of two cards, one of each type.

  • Turn the camera off before inserting or removing memory cards.

  • Holding the memory card in the orientation shown, slide it straight into the slot until it clicks into place.

    • CFexpress and XQD memory cards:

    • SD memory cards:

Removing Memory Cards

After confirming that the memory card access lamp is off, turn the camera off, open the memory card slot cover, and press the card in to eject it (q). The card can then be removed by hand (w).

Number of Exposures Remaining

  • When the camera is on, the shooting display and control panel show the number of photographs that can be taken at current settings.

  • When memory cards are inserted in both slots and the default option—[Overflow]—is selected for [Secondary slot function], the camera will record pictures first to the card in the slot chosen using [Primary slot selection] (the primary slot), switching to the card in the remaining slot (the secondary slot) when the card in the primary slot is full.

  • If two memory cards are inserted, the camera will show the number of additional photographs that can be recorded to the card in the primary slot. When the card in the primary slot is full, the display will show the number of exposures remaining on the card in the secondary slot.

  • Values over 1000 are rounded down to the nearest hundred. For example, values between 1500 and 1599 are shown as 1.5 k.



    Control panel

Memory Cards
  • Memory cards may be hot after use. Observe due caution when removing memory cards from the camera.

  • Do not perform the following operations during formatting or while data are being recorded, deleted, or copied to a computer or other device. Failure to observe these precautions could result in loss of data or in damage to the camera or card.

    • Do not remove or insert memory cards

    • Do not turn the camera off

    • Do not remove the battery

    • Do not disconnect AC adapters

  • Do not touch the card terminals with your fingers or metal objects.

  • Do not use excessive force when handling memory cards. Failure to observe this precaution could damage the card.

  • Do not bend or drop memory cards or subject them to strong physical shocks.

  • Do not expose memory cards to water, heat, or direct sunlight.

  • Do not format memory cards in a computer.

Memory Card High-Temperature Warning

As indicated on the inside of the memory card slot cover, memory cards inserted in the camera may become hot. Do not attempt to remove memory cards if a high-temperature warning appears in the shooting display; instead, wait for the camera to cool and the warning to clear from the display.

No Memory Card Inserted

If no memory card is inserted, a “no memory card” indicator will appear in the shooting display and [–E–] will appear in both the control panel and the shooting display.

The Write Protect Switch
  • SD memory cards are equipped with a write-protect switch. Sliding the switch to the “lock” position write-protects the card, protecting the data it contains.

  • A “–––” indicator and a [Card] warning appear in the shooting display when a write-protected card is inserted.

  • If you attempt to release the shutter while a write-protected card is inserted, a warning will be displayed and no picture will be recorded. Unlock the memory card before attempting to take or delete pictures.