D5100 Settings for Individual Configuration of Camera Controls

The following settings are available to adjust the D5100’s operations to your personal preferences:

Nikon D5100 symbol custom setting menu

f1 Assign Fn button
custom setting menu

assign a specific functions to this buttons that you want to have easily available

Nikon D5100 symbol custom setting menu

f2 Assign AE-L/AF-L button
custom setting menu

determines the effect of pressing this button for exposure and autofocus lock or autofocus activation

Nikon D5100 Recent settings / My Menu

Recent settings
recent settings
My Menu

offers the last used 20 menu items for quick re-access

Nikon D5100 diopter adjustment control

Diopter adjustment control
back

corrects the viewfinder image for those who wear glasses and want to use the camera without

Nikon D5100 symbol custom setting menu

c2 Auto off timers
custom setting menu

determines the idle time after which the exposure meter and the camera monitor will be switched off

Nikon D5100 symbol custom setting menu

d1 Beep
custom setting menu

switches a beep on or off that confirms focus and indicates the countdown of the self-timer

Nikon D5100 symbol custom setting menu

d2 ISO display
custom setting menu

allows display of ISO sensitivity in the viewfinder

Nikon D5100 symbol setup menu

Info display format
setup menu

determines the design of the shooting information on the camera monitor

Nikon D5100 symbol custom setting menu

f4 slot empty release lock
custom setting menu

allows to activate an automatic lock of the shutter release button if there should be no memory card

Nikon D5100 symbol custom setting menu

f5 reverse indicators
custom setting menu

allows to reverse the direction of the scale for exposure compensation

Nikon D5100 symbol custom setting menu

f3 reverse dial rotation
custom setting menu

allows to swap the effect of turning the command dial to the left and right

Nikon D5100 symbol setup menu

Image comment
setup menu

takes a comment that is saved (invisibly) within each picture‘s file