Nikon D70 Review
Custom Function Menu
The Set Up menu allows you to select from two levels of custom function menu, Simple or Detailed. In Simple mode only custom functions 01 to 09 are visible, in Detailed mode all custom functions are available. Note that with a custom function option highlighted you can press the help (WB / Protect) button to display a page of help (click here for a clip).
|Option||Values / Actions||Notes|
|R Menu reset|| No
|01 Beep|| On
|Enable or disable camera beep (focus, self-timer, release)|
|02 Autofocus|| AF-S
|Single or Continuous AF selection|
|03 AF-area mode|| Single area
|04 AF assist||
|Enable or disable the white light AF assist lamp|
|05 ISO auto|| Off
|Enable or disable automatic ISO selection|
|06 No CF Card?|| Release lock
|When set to On the user will not be able to shoot without a CF card|
|07 Image review|| On
|Enable or disable the instant review of image after taking a shot|
|08 Grid display|| Off
|Enable grid line display on viewfinder focusing screen|
|09 EV Step|| 1/3 step
|EV steps used for shutter / aperture and exp. compen. selection|
|10 Exp compensation|| Off
|Allows adjustment of compensation but just turning the command dial|
|11 Center weighted|| 6 mm
|Diameter of 'center' in center weighted average algorithm|
|12 Bracket Set|| AE & Flash
|13 Bracketing Order|| Meter > Under >
Under > Meter > Over
|14 Command Dial|| No
|Used to swap the roll of the main and sub command dials|
|15 AE-L/AF-L|| AE/AF Lock
AE Lock only
AF Lock only
AE Lock hold
|Control the function of the AE-L/AF-L button|
|16 AE Lock|| AE-L button
+ Release button
|Require the shutter to be pressed as well as the AE-L/AF-L button held|
|17 Focus area|| No Wrap
|When selecting AF points past the left or right extreme, wrap around|
|18 AF Area Illumination|| Auto
|19 Flash mode|| TTL
|Selection of bulit-in flash mode|
|20 Flash sign|| On
|Allows you to disable the indicator warning that the flash should be used|
|21 Shutter speed|| 1/60 sec
|Slowest shutter speed which will be used in combination with flash in P or A exposure modes (allow for slow-sync flash)|
|22 Monitor off|| 10 sec
|23 Meter off|| 4 sec
|Length of time the exposure meter remains active after metering, also controls length of time backlight stays on|
|24 Self-timer|| 2 sec
|25 Remote|| 1 min
|Length of time exposure meter remains active with remote|
|Option||Values / Actions||Notes|
|Folders|| Select folder
|File no. seq.|| Off
|Format CF card|
|CSM menu|| Simple
|- CSM options 01 to 09
- CSM options 01 to 25
|LCD Brightness|| -2
|Set LCD brightness|
|Mirror lock-up|| Off
|Used for cleaning CCD, not for exposures|
|Video Output|| NTSC
|Image Comment|| Done
|Text which is embedded in the EXIF header of each image shot|
|USB|| Mass storage
|Dust ref photo|| Yes
|Firmware ver|| A (1.0015)
|Image rotation|| Automatic
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