Using the front multi-controller

You can change settings using the front multi-controller. The front-multi-controller can be assigned different functions in the still image and movie recording modes.

  1. Press the button on the front multi-controller during shooting to display the setting screen.

  2. Select the desired setting by turning the front multi-controller.
  3. Press the button on the front multi-controller to enter the selection.

To change the assigned function

You can change the assigned function by pressing and holding the button on the front multi-controller.

The assigned function can also be changed by selecting MENU (Camera Settings2) → [Custom Key(Shoot.)] → [Front Multi Ctrl.] or [Front Multi Ctrl.].

Functions that can be assigned

Focus Mode

Focus Area

Select Focus Area

Shutter Speed


Exposure Comp.


Metering Mode

White Balance

Creative Style

Picture Effect

Audio Rec Level (only in movie mode)


  • You can change the clicking pressure of the front multi-controller using the click switch. By setting the click switch to “OFF,” you can change the setting silently during movie recording.