Camera Menus (contd.)
Setup menu 1
|Option||Values / Actions||Notes|
|ISO Step|| • 1/3 EV
• 1 EV
|ISO Boost|| • Off
• On + NF
|Allows use of sensitivities above ISO 400, optionally enable the High ISO noise filter.|
|ISO Limit|| • Off
• ISO 100
• ISO 200
• ISO 400
• ISO 800
|Set a limit on the maximum ISO selectable.|
|EV Step|| • 1/3 EV
• 1/2 EV
• 1 EV
|Change exposure step used when selecting exposure compensation, apertures, shutter speed etc.|
|All WB +/-|| • All Set
Green +/- 7
• All Reset
|Set a white balance compensation on all WB presets equally.|
|HQ|| • 1/4
|Set the JPEG compression for the HQ quality setting.|
|SQ|| • Pixel count
2560 x 1920
1600 x 1200
1280 x 960
1024 x 768
640 x 480
|Set the size and JPEG compression for the SQ quality setting.|
|Manual Flash|| • Off
|Allows manual control of flash output.|
|Flash + Exposure compensation|| • Off
|Flash X-Sync|| • 1/180 sec
• 1/160 sec
• 1/125 sec
• 1/100 sec
• 1/80 sec
• 1/60 sec
|Set the shutter speed to be used when the built-in flash fires.|
|Live View Boost|| • On
|Enables gain boost for A Mode live view.|
|Dial|| • P
|Customize the function of the main dial in Program and Manual exposure modes.|
|AEL/AFL|| • S-AF AEL/AFL
• S-AF AEL/AFL
• MF AEL/AFL
|(see tables below)|
|AEL/AFL Memo|| • Off
|When enabled AEL/AFL toggles lock rather than requiring a hold.|
|AEL Metering|| • Auto
• Highlight based spot
• Shadow based spot
|Set the metering system used for the AEL button.|
|Quick Erase|| • Off
|When enabled the Yes/No confirmation box is not shown.|
|RAW+JPEG Erase|| • JPEG
|Which file to remove when selecting the Erase option for RAW+JPEG files.|
|Drive button function|| • Drive mode
• One touch WB
• Test Picture
• My Mode
• Preview (DOF)
• Preview B (DOF in Live View)
|My Mode Setup|| • My Mode 1
• My Mode 2
|Register camera settings into pre-programmed 'My Mode' memories which can be recalled using the Custom button.|
|Focus Ring|| • Counter-clockwise
|AF Illuminator|| • Off
|Uses the flash to strobe, must be popped up to work|
|Reset Lens|| • Off
|If enabled the lens will return to the Infinity when camera is powered off|
|Release Priority S|| • Off
|Release Priority C|| • Off
|Frame Assist|| • A Mode
• B Mode
AEL/AFL modes (S-AF & MF)
|Shutter full-press||AEL/AFL button|
|mode 1||AEL & AFL||Exposure||AEL|
|mode 2||AFL||AEL & Exposure||AEL|
AEL/AFL modes (C-AF)
|Shutter full-press||AEL/AFL button|
|mode 1||AEL & AF Start||AFL & Exposure||AEL|
|mode 2||AF Start||AEL & AFL & Exposure||AEL|
|mode 3||AEL||AFL & Exposure||AF Start|
|mode 4||None||AEL & AFL & Exposure||AF Start|
Setup menu 2
|Option||Values / Actions||Notes|
|Date / Time|| • Date Format
|CF / xD|| • CF
|Select which media to store images (if two cards inserted)|
|File Name|| • Auto
|Edit Filename|| • Custom letter 1
• Custom letter 2
|LCD Brightness||• -7 to +7|
|Language|| • English
|(EU market model)|
|Video Out|| • NTSC
|Beep|| • Off
|Record View|| • Off
• 1 - 20 sec
|Amount of time record review is displayed.|
|Sleep|| • Off
• 1 min
• 3 min
• 5 min
• 10 min
|Amount of idle time before the camera goes into the power saving 'sleep mode'.|
|4 Hour Timer|| • Off
• 4 Hours
|If enabled the camera will shut down completely after four hours of idle.|
|Button Timer|| • 3 sec
• 5 sec
|Amount of time setting options are displayed.|
|Screen|| • Off
|Choose whether the startup SSWF animation is shown or not.|
|Control Panel Color|| • Color 1
• Color 2
|Priority Set|| • No
|Define if Yes or No are highlighted by default in Erase dialogs.|
|USB Mode|| • Auto
• Easy Print
• Custom Print
|Color space|| • sRGB
• Adobe RGB
|Adobe RGB - Filename prefix now _ (DCF 2.0) and EXIF colorspace tag.|
|Shading comp.|| • Off
|Pixel Mapping||• Start|
|Cleaning Mode||• Start|
|Sport/Night scene|| • Sports, Night portrait
• Underwater wide & macro
|Changes the function of the Sports and Night portrait scene modes|
|Firmware||• Show||Our camera: Body 1.0 / Lens 1.0|
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