SteadyShot Settings

You can shoot with an appropriate SteadyShot setting for the attached lens.

  1. MENU (Camera Settings2)[SteadyShot][On].
  2. [SteadyShot Settings][SteadyShot Adjust.] → desired setting.

Menu item details

Performs the SteadyShot function automatically according to the information obtained from the attached lens.
Performs the SteadyShot function according to the focal-length set using [SteadyS. Focal Len.]. (8mm-1000mm)
  • Check the focal-length index (A) and set the focal-length.


  • The SteadyShot function may not work optimally when the power has just been turned on, right after you point the camera towards a subject, or when the shutter button has been pressed all the way down without stopping halfway.
  • When using a tripod, etc., make sure to turn off the SteadyShot function because this can cause any malfunction when shooting.
  • [SteadyShot Settings] will be unavailable when MENU (Camera Settings2)[SteadyShot] is set to [Off].
  • When the camera cannot obtain focal length information from the lens, the SteadyShot function does not work correctly. Set [SteadyShot Adjust.] to [Manual] and set [SteadyS. Focal Len.] to match the lens you are using. The current set value of the SteadyShot focal length will display to the side of .
  • When using an SEL16F28 lens (sold separately) with a teleconverter, etc., set [SteadyShot Adjust.] to [Manual] and set the focal length.
  • When you set [SteadyShot] to [On]/[Off], the SteadyShot settings of the camera and lens switch at the same time.
  • If a lens equipped with a SteadyShot switch is attached, the settings can only be changed using that switch on the lens. You cannot switch the settings using the camera.