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What is the Front Curtain Shutter function and how to enable it?

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The electronic front curtain shutter function shortens the time lag between shutter releases.

  1. Power on the camera.
  2. Press the MENU button.
  3. Press the Multi-selector to the right to select the Custom icon.
  4. Press the Multi-selector to the right to select 5.
  5. Press the Multi-selector down and select Front Curtain Shutter.
  6. Press the center button of the Multi-selector to set the Front Curtain Shutter to On.

NOTES:

  • When you shoot at high shutter speeds with a large diameter lens attached, the ghosting of a blurred area may occur depending on the subject or shooting conditions. In these instances, set the Front Curtain Shutter option to Off.
  • Do not use the Front Curtain Shutter function when using a Konica Minolta™ lens because the correct exposure will not be set or the image brightness will be uneven.