Interchangeable Lens Digital Camera ILCE-5100

MF Assist (still image)

Enlarges the image on the screen automatically to make manual focusing easier. This works in Manual Focus or Direct Manual Focus shooting.

  1. MENU (Custom Settings) → [MF Assist][On].
  2. Turn the focus ring to adjust the focus.
  • The image is enlarged. You can magnify images further by pressing on the center of the control wheel.


  • You cannot use [MF Assist] when shooting movies.
  • [MF Assist] is available only when E-mount lens is attached.


  • You can set how long the image is to be shown magnified by selecting MENU(Custom Settings) → [Focus Magnif. Time].