How to use the “Help Guide”

The “Help Guide” is a “Web Instruction Manual” that has been designed to describe the functions and operating methods of this camera. Use the “Help Guide” to search for any information that you require in order to make full use of the camera.
(The “Help Guide” screens shown on this page are for reference only. They may differ from the actual onscreen display of your model.)


  • The “Startup Guide” supplied with the camera describes basic operating methods and precautions for use. Please refer to the “Startup Guide” in combination with this “Help Guide.”

Finding your desired information

Method A: Searching by keyword

Enter a search keyword (“white balance,” “focus area,” etc.), and use the search results to display the description page that you want to view. If you enter two or more keywords by separating them with spaces (blanks), you can search for pages that contain all of those keywords.

Method B: Viewing the table of contents

Select a heading from the table of contents to display the description page.

Screen displayed on a computer

Illustration of when the Help Guide is displayed on a computer screen

Screen displayed on a smartphone

Illustration of when the Help Guide is displayed on a smartphone screen

Viewing information about related features

“Related Topic” at the bottom of each page lists sections that contain information related to the description page currently being displayed. For a deeper understanding of the currently displayed page, refer to the listed sections as well.

Printing all the pages of the “Help Guide”

To print all the pages, click the [ Printable PDF] button in the upper right corner of the top page. When the PDF file appears, use the printing menu of the browser to print it out.
This function is not available for certain languages.

Printing only the currently displayed page (only on a computer)

To print only the page currently being displayed, click the [ Print] button at the top of that page. When the printing screen appears, specify your printer.