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[Question] About the Setup menu operations.

In order to configure respective camera setting options, go to the Setup menu. The Setup menu is available from the Shooting menu or the Playback menu.

The items that can be set for each Setup menu option are shown below.

[Options in the Setup menu]

Setting items Options [Default]
Format [Card] --
Format [Internal memory] --
LCD Brightness --
Reg. My Settings MY1, MY2
Step zoom On, [Off]
Set Fn Button [Off], Macro Target, Step Zoom, AE Lock, AF/Face Pr.AF, AF/Cont.AF, AF/M-trgt AF, AF/MF, AF/Snap, AT-BKT, WB-BKT, CL-BKT, FOCUS-BKT
ADJ Button Setting 1 *1
ADJ Button Setting 2 *2
ADJ Button Setting 3 *3
ADJ Button Setting 4 *4
Off, [Exposure Comp.*1], [White Balance *2], [ISO *3], [Quality *4], Focus, Image, Expo.Metering, Auto Bracket, Flash Comp.
Maximum ISO for ISO Auto AUTO 200, AUTO 400, [AUTO 800], AUTO 1600, AUTO 3200
AF Auxiliary Light [On], Off
Operation Sounds [All], Level Sound, Shutter Sounds
Volume Settings (Mute), (Small), [ ] (Medium), (Large)
LCD Confirmation Time Off, [0.5 seconds], 1 second, 2 seconds, 3 seconds, Hold
Auto Power Off Off, 1 minute, [5 minutes], 30 minutes
LCD Auto Dim [On], Off
Digital Zoom Image [Normal], Auto Resize
Level Setting Off, [Display], Disp.+Snd, Sound
Grid Guide Display Options [ ] (3x3), (4x4 with diagonal lines), (2x2 but no line in the center area)
Shooting Info. Display Frame On, [Off]
Minimum Distance [Show], Hide
Auto Rotate [On], Off
White Saturation Display On, [Off]
Card Sequence No. On, [Off]
Date Settings --
Language / ( Available options and the default setting varies depending on where you purchased the camera.)
Video Out Mode * NTSC, PAL
  • *The default setting varies depending on where you purchased the camera.

Memo [Note]
The items that can be set with [Set Fn Button] and [ADJ Button Setting 1/2/3/4] differ depending on the shooting mode. See the FAQ below for the details.
Press the [MENU] button.
Press the [MENU] button.
  The [Shooting] menu or the [Playback] menu will appear.
Example of the Shooting menu
The [Shooting] menu example
Example of the Playback menu
The [Playback] menu example

Press the [ADJ./OK] button to Left (Macro) .
Press the [ADJ./OK] button to the left.
With the [SCENE mode] or [Continuous mode], press the [ADJ./OK] button either to Up, down, right or left to choose the [MODE] tab. And press Down twice, then the Setup menu will appear.
For the details on the SCENE mode or the Continuous mode operations, see the links below.
Press the [ADJ./OK] button Down to choose the Setup tab (the red marked symbol in the figure below).
Setup tab
Pressing the [ADJ./OK] button Right (Flash) , and then press to Up or down to choose an option. Pressing to Down in the last item in the current screen will show the next setting screen.
With selected an item in the setup menu, pressing the [DISP.] button will return to the screen above (the step 3).
Press the [ADJ./OK] button Right (Flash), then it shows options in the selected item. The below figure is the example of the Grid Guide Display Options selected.
Example of Grid Gude Display Options
6   Press the [ADJ./OK] button to Up or down to choose a setting option.
Press the [MENU] button. Or press to Left (Macro) and press the [MENU/OK] button. The selected option is fixed and the screen returns to the shooting screen, or the playback screen.
Or some setting menu will return to the Setup menu. In this case, press the [MENU] button or [ADJ./OK] button once again, then it will return to the shooting screen or the playback screen.

Selecting method of an option may vary depending on feature.
Answer ID:EDC03098
Date created:February 19, 2010
Date modified:March 12, 2010
Operating system:--
Category:Hardware operations

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