Choose whether the shutter-release button can be used to focus (Shutter/AF-ON) or if focus can only be adjusted using the AF-ON button or other controls to which AF-ON has been assigned (AF-ON only).

Out-of-Focus Release

To choose whether the shutter can be released even in circumstances in which it would normally be disabled, select Custom Setting a7 (AF activation), highlight AF-ON only, and press 2. Selecting Enable allows the shutter to be released at any time.

Option Description
Enable Shutter-release enabled.
Disable Shutter-release disabled.

A Custom Settings: Fine-Tuning Camera Settings

a: Autofocus

b: Metering/exposure

c: Timers/AE lock

d: Shooting/display

e: Bracketing/flash

f: Controls

g: Movie