Setting ISO Sensitivity

Recording pictures (advanced)

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Setting ISO Sensitivity

The ISO setting sets the cameras sensitivity to light. The ISO setting can be 
increased when you need to take pictures in places where a flash may not be 
allowed. The overall picture quality will decrease slightly as the ISO setting is 
increased.

Preparation
• Set the mode dial except for [

]/[

]/[

]. (P29)

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Select [SENSITIVITY] and set the 
ISO sensitivity.

• When setting to [AUTO], the ISO 

sensitivity is automatically adjusted 
from ISO50 to ISO200 according to 
the brightness. (From ISO100 to 
ISO200 when using the flash)

• Close the menu by pressing the 

[MENU] button after finishing the 
setting.

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Suggestions/Tips 

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• In Simple mode [

]/Motion image 

mode [

], ISO sensitivity is fixed to 

[AUTO].

• To avoid noises, we recommend 

decreasing the ISO sensitivity or 
setting [PICT.ADJ.] to [NATURAL]. 
(P70)

ISO sensitivity

50      

     200 

Use in bright places
(e.g. outdoors)

Suitable

Not suitable

Use in dark places

Not suitable

Suitable

Shutter speed

Slow

Fast

Noises

Less

Increase

SET

REVIEW

WB

SET

REVIEW

WB

MENU

REC

2

/

3

/

3

SETUP

AUDIO REC.

SENSITIVITY

AF TRIGGER
D.ZOOM

OFF

OFF

AUTO

100

200

50

EXIT

SET

SELECT

MENU

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