Nikon D5300 Review
The Setup menu is where you'll perform tasks like formatting the SD card, adjusting the monitor brightness and choose between NTSC and PAL video options. Options to enable Wi-Fi and GPS are also located here.
|Option||Values / Actions||Notes|
|Format memory card|| Yes
|Monitor brightness|| 11 levels selectable (- 5 to +5)
|Info display format||
|Auto Info display|| On
|Clean image sensor|| Clean now
Clean at startup / shut.
Clean at startup
Clean at shutdown
Clean at start & shut
|Lock mirror up for cleaning|| Start|
|Image Dust Off ref photo|| Start
Clean sensor then start
|Used to capture a 'dust reference image' for the 'Dust Off' feature of Nikon Capture. (RAW only).|
|Flicker reduction|| Auto
|Time zone and date|| Time zone
Date and time
Daylight saving time
|Auto image rotation|| On
|Image comment|| Done
|When enabled the comment is written into the header of each image.|
|Location Data|| Record location data
Standby timer (on/off)
Set clock from sat.
Update A-GPS data
Log location data (start/end/pause)
Log interval (s) 15/30/60
Log length (h) 6/12/24
|Video Mode|| NTSC
|HDMI|| Output resolution
|Remote control|| Remote shutter release
Assign Fn button AE-L/AF-L
Same as camera AE-L/AF-L button
|Wi-Fi|| Network connection
Reset network settings
|Conformity marking||Displays standards with which camera complies|
|Firmware Version|| Version No.
|Displays firmware information|
In the Retouch menu you can apply processing effects to existing images as well as make in-camera Raw to JPEG conversions.
|Option||Values / Actions||Notes|
|D-Lighting|| Select image
|Red-eye correction|| Select image|
|Trim|| Select image
Zoom / Scroll
|Filter effects|| Skylight
Number of points
Length of points
|Color balance|| Select image
|Image overlay|| Image 1
|NEF (RAW) processing|| Select image
Set Picture Control
|Resize|| Select image
|Quick retouch|| Select image
|Automatically adjusts contrast and saturation|
|Straighten|| Select image
|Distortion control|| Auto
|Fisheye|| Select image
|Color outline|| Select image|
|Color sketch|| Select image
|Perspective control|| Select image
|Miniature effect|| Select image
|Selective color|| Select image
|Edit movie|| Choose start point
Choose end point
Save selected frame
Recent settings/My menu
To help speed up the use of such long menus, the D5300 allows fast access to commonly-used menu options, either by keeping track of recently used settings or through a user-defined 'My menu.' Leaving the camera set to show Recent Settings can be a good way of seeing which menu options you regularly use, when you're deciding how to populate the 'My menu' option.
In the 'Recent settings' mode, you see the most regularly changed settings, plus a 'Choose tab' option which allows you to switch to 'My menu' instead. The ability to Add, Remove and Rank items only appears when you've set this tab to the latter mode.
|Option||Values / Actions||Notes|
|Add items|| Playback menu
Custom setting menu
|Remove items|| Select item to remove|
|Rank items|| Select item to re-order|
|Choose tab|| My menu
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