For a guide to basic shooting and playback, read the
User’s Manual (supplied with the camera)
Master basic camera operations as well as features specific to this camera.
For a guide to all aspects of camera operation, read the
Reference Manual (pdf)
A pdf version of the online manual (the contents of the online and reference manuals are the same).
For information on wireless connections, read the
Network Guide (pdf)
The Network Guide covers such topics as connecting the camera via Wi-Fi or Bluetooth to a computer or to a smart device such as a smartphone or tablet, and the tasks that can be performed using a WT-7 wireless transmitter.
About This Manual
This manual is for camera firmware versions 3.00 and later.
The latest version of the camera firmware is available for download from the Nikon Download Center.
This manual is for use with both the Z 7 and Z 6. The illustrations show the Z 7.
Symbols and Conventions
To make it easier to find the information you need, the following symbols and conventions are used:
|D||This icon marks notes, information that should be read before using this product.|
|A||This icon marks tips, additional information you may find helpful when using this product.|
|0||This icon marks references to other sections in this manual.|
Menu items, options, and messages that appear in the camera displays are shown in bold. Throughout this manual, the display in camera monitor and viewfinder during shooting is referred to as the “shooting display”; in most cases, the illustrations show the monitor.
This camera can be used with XQD and CFexpress Type B memory cards. In contexts where no distinction need be made between the two, both types are referred to throughout this manual as “memory cards”.
Throughout this manual, smartphones and tablets are referred to as “smart devices”.
The explanations in this manual assume that default settings are used.
A For Your Safety
Before using the camera for the first time, read the safety instructions in “For Your Safety” (0 For Your Safety).