Change amount of
time before LCD will automatically turn itself off.
aperture or maintain aperture at a value a constant number of steps
from the maximum aperture.
20: ISO Step Value
1/3 Step *
21: AE-L/AF-L Button
AE/AF Lock *
AE Lock only
AF Lock only
AE Lock hold
Controls the size
of sensitivity increments between ISO levels.
Controls the action
of the AE-L/AF-L button.
22: Aperture Setting
23: Image Sharpening
Allow the aperture
to be selected using the aperture ring on a lens rather than the sub
sharpening algorithm (not applied to RAW images).
24: Image Sharpening
25: Continuous mode
5 fps *
Allows for control
over the "curve" used to correct the tone of the image captured
(not applied to RAW images). Custom allows the user to define a curve
in Nikon Capture 2 and upload it to the camera.
Set the shooting
speed for continuous mode.
26: Continuous mode
Where X is between 40 and 1 (40
27: Display Mode
Image only *
Set the shooting
speed for continuous mode, no more than 27 RAW shots can be buffered
in a burst so anything over 27 only applies to JPEG.
Sets what additional
pages will be available in image review mode. Either blinking highlights,
a histogram or both.
28: NEF (RAW) Image
29: File Number
Sets the use and
type of RAW image saved, either disabled completely, uncompressed
or losslessly compressed. Nikon's NEF format can only be viewed using
Nikon View 4 or Nikon Capture 2 (or third party applications such
as Bibble or Qimage Pro).
filenames are reset to zero every time a new / empty storage card
is detected or if a sequence of file names.
30: PC Shooting
31: ISO Boost
HI-1 (~ISO 3200)
HI-2 (~ISO 6400)
Changes the frame-advance
mode when camera is in PC mode (under computer control).
Controls the camera
sensor sensitivity, set to 0 you can select from 200 to 1600 ISO equiv.,
at 1 or 2 sensitivity is locked at approximately 3200 or 6400 ISO
32: Color Mode
33: Hue Adjustment
Where X is between
0 and 6 (3 default)
Allows you to select
the colour space used to save images, sRGB is a relatively narrow
gamut colour space which is the most commonly used for computer monitors
and web browsing. Adobe RGB offers a far wider colour gamut and is
more suited to professional and commercial applications.
Make slight adjustments
to the camera's colour balance. 3 is seen as neutral, 0 pushes hues
towards purple, 6 towards yellow.
34: Disable Shutter
if no CF Card
35: Rear Control
Disable the shutter
release if there is no Compact Flash card inserted.
Controls what is
displayed on the rear control panel, the default is ISO sensitivity
but this can be changed to Frame Count (which was the default for
Notable improvements: Monitor off delay
is now default of 20 seconds. New compressed RAW mode saves 50-60% storage
space (although as yet third party applications can't read this format).
Selectable colour spaces - very welcome!