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

Camera Body

1 Mode dial
2 Eyelet for camera strap
3 Mode dial lock release
4 Stereo microphone
5 Movie-record button
6 Power switch
7 Shutter-release button

E button


S button

10 Focal plane mark (E)
11 Main command dial
12 Speaker
13 Control panel
14 Accessory shoe (for optional flash unit)

1 Image sensor
2 Monitor mode button

AF-assist illuminator

Red-eye reduction lamp

Self-timer lamp

4 Cover for accessory terminal and USB and HDMI connectors
5 Cover for headphone and microphone connectors
6 Lens mounting mark
7 Headphone connector
8 CHARGE lamp
9 USB connector
10 HDMI connector
11 Accessory terminal
12 Connector for external microphone
13 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 “Image Sensor Cleaning” (0 Image Sensor Cleaning).

Image sensor

1 Eye sensor
2 Viewfinder
3 Viewfinder eyepiece

K button


O button

6 Monitor
7 Diopter adjustment control
8 DISP button
9 Photo/movie selector
10 AF-ON button
11 Sub-selector

i button

13 Memory card slot cover
14 Memory card access lamp
15 J button
16 Multi selector
17 G button

c (E) button


W (Q) button


X button

The Monitor

The angle of the monitor can be adjusted as shown.

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 Power connector cover

Product Serial Number

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

The Control Panel

The control panel lights when the camera is on. At default settings, the following indicators are displayed; for a full list of the indicators that appear in the control panel, see “The Control Panel” (0 The Control Panel).

1 Shutter speed
2 Aperture
3 Battery indicator
4 “k” (appears when memory remains for over 1000 exposures)
5 Number of exposures remaining
6 Release mode
7 ISO sensitivity

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 and Control Panel” (0 The Camera Display and Control Panel).



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 area
10 Image size
11 Image quality
12 i icon

Exposure indicator

Exposure compensation display

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

ISO sensitivity indicator

Auto ISO sensitivity indicator

18 Aperture
19 Shutter speed
20 Metering
21 Battery indicator
22 Shutter type
23 Vibration reduction indicator
24 Touch shooting
25 “Clock not set” indicator

The following items appear in movie mode.




Recording indicator

Recording disabled

2 Time remaining
3 Frame size and rate/image quality
4 File name
5 Release mode (still photography)
6 Subject tracking
7 Sound level
8 Microphone sensitivity
9 Frequency response
10 AF-area brackets