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									                                           Suggested Nikon D3 Custom Functions - Version 2.1 (2007/12/28)

                   This spreadsheet allows you to record the custom functions saved in each bank on the camera or both the Shooting Menu and Custom Settings
                   Menu

                   Select a cell and you can choose an option for that function from a pick list specific to that function.

                   Set up your function choices using this spreadsheet, then go to the camera (or Nikon Capture Camera Control software) and select the
                   Shooting or Custom Settings bank A through D and adjust your settings to match.

Version Notes:
      Ver 2    Customised from Nikonians spreadsheet for D200, ver 1.5

      Ver 2.1      Added D2Xs colour modes I, II and III as per firmware upgrade

                   Corrected pre-shooting setup values




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                                                                           D3 Shooting Menu
                                                                                                                                                                         User Manual
             Option                   Default           Landscape/Macro                 Birds/Animals                 Sport/Action               Portrait/General           Page
                                                                Bank A                       Bank B                       Bank C                       Bank D             Reference
   Camera Options
   File Naming                 DSC                    D3C                           D3C                          D3C                         D3C                            296
   Slot 2                      Overflow               Overflow                      Overflow                     Overflow                    Overflow                        71
   Image Quality               JPEG Normal            NEF                           NEF                          NEF                         NEF+JPEG Fine                   65
   Image Size                  Large                  Large                         Large                        Large                       Large                           69
   Auto DX Crop                On                     On                            Off                          Off                         On
   Image Area                  FX Format              FX Format                     FX Format                    FX Format                   FX Format                       61
   JPEG Compression            Size Priority          Optimal Quality               Optimal Quality              Optimal Quality             Optimal Quality                 67
   NEF (RAW) Recording: Type   Lossless compressed    Uncompressed                  Uncompressed                 Uncompressed                Uncompressed                    68
   NEF (RAW) Bit Depth         12-bit                 14-bit                        14-bit                       12-bit                      12-bit                          68
   White Balance               Auto                   Auto                          Auto                         Auto                        Auto                           144
   Set picture control         Standard (SD)          Vivid (VI)                    Standard (SD)                Standard (SD)               D2Xs Colour Mode I             168
   Manage picture control      Not populated                                                                                                                                174
   Color space                 sRGB                   Adobe RGB                     Adobe RGB                    Adobe RGB                   Adobe RGB                      187
   Active D-Lighting           Off                    Off                           Off                          Off                         Off                            185
   Long Exp. NR                Off                    Off                           Off                          Off                         Off                            299
   High ISO NR                 Normal                 Normal                        Normal                       Normal                      Normal                         299
   ISO Sensitivity             200                    200                           200                          200                         200                            108
   Live view: Options          Hand-held              Tripod                        Hand-held                    Hand-held                   Tripod
   Live view: Release mode     Single frame           Single frame                  Single frame                 Single frame                Single frame
   Multiple Exposure:                                                                                                                                                       208
   > Number of Shots           2                      2                                                                                                                     208
   > Auto Gain                 On                     On                                                                                                                    209
   Interval Timer Shooting:                                                                                                                                                 213
   > Start Time                Now                    Now                                              <== Same settings used on all banks
   > Interval                  00:01':00"             00:01':00"
   > No. of Intervals          1                      1
   > No. of Shots              1                      1
   > Start                     Off                    Off
   ** 2 Button Reset
   Pre-shooting Setup          Control
   Focus Mode (SCM)            Focus mode Selector    S- Single Servo AF            C - Continuous Servo AF      C - Continuous Servo AF S- Single Servo AF                74, 83
   Autofocus Area Mode         AF-area selector       Auto-area AF                  Dynamic-area AF              Dynamic-area AF            Single-area AF                 76 - 79
   Metering Preference         Meter Selector         Center-weighted               3D Color Matrix II           3D Color Matrix II         Center-weighted                 114
   Exposure Mode               Exposure mode button   A - Aperture-priority auto    A - Aperture-priority auto   S - Shutter-priority auto  A - Aperture-priority auto    116 - 126
   Release Mode                Mode Dial              Single frame                  Cl - Continuous low speed    Ch - Continuous high speed Single frame                     87




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                                                                            D3 Custom Settings Menu
                                                                                                                                                              User Manual
   Ref                 Option                       Default       Landscape/Macro             Birds/Animals           Sport/Action         Portrait/General      Page
                                                                            Bank A                   Bank B                 Bank C                  Bank D     Reference
         Autofocus
   a1    AF-C priority selection              Release            Release + focus          Release                Release                 Release + focus         304
   a2    AF-S priority selection              Focus              Focus                    Focus                  Focus                   Focus                   305
   a3    Dynamic AF area                      9 points           21 points                51 points              51 points 3D tracking   9 points               306-307
   a4    Focus tracking with lock-on          Normal             Normal                   Normal                 Normal                  Normal                  308
   a5    AF Activation                        Shutter/AF-ON      Shutter/AF-ON            Shutter/AF-ON          Shutter/AF-ON           Shutter/AF-ON           308
   a6    Focus point illumination             On                 On                       On                     On                      On                      309
   a7    Focus point wrap-around              No Wrap            Wrap                     Wrap                   Wrap                    Wrap                    310
   a8    AF point selection                   51 points          51 points                51 points              51 points               51 points               310
   a9    AF-ON button                         AF-ON              AF-ON                    AF-ON                  AF-ON                   AF-ON                   311
   a10   Vertical AF-ON button                AF-ON              AF-ON                    AF-ON                  AF-ON                   AF-ON                   312

         Metering/Exposure
   b1    ISO sensitivity step value           1/3 step           1/3 step                 1/3 step               1/3 step                1/3 step                313
   b2    EV steps for exposure control        1/3 step           1/3 step                 1/3 step               1/3 step                1/3 step                313
   b3    EV steps for exposure compensation   1/3 step           1/3 step                 1/3 step               1/3 step                1/3 step                313
   b4    Easy exposure compensation           Off                Off                      Off                    Off                     Off                     314
   b5    Center weighted area                 12mm               20mm                     12mm                   12mm                    15mm                    315
   b6    Fine tune optimal exposure           0                  0                        0                      0                       0                      315-316

         Timers/AE Lock
   c1    Shutter-release button AE-L          AE-L/AF-L Button   AE-L/AF-L Button         AE-L/AF-L Button       AE-L/AF-L Button        AE-L/AF-L Button        317
   c2    Auto meter-off delay                 6 sec              6 sec                    6 sec                  6 sec                   6 sec                   317
   c3    Self-timer delay                     10 sec             10 sec                   10 sec                 10 sec                  10 sec                  318
   c4    Monitor off delay                    20 sec             10 sec                   10 sec                 10 sec                  10 sec                  319

         Shooting/Display
   d1    Beep                                 High               Low                      Low                    High                    Low                     320
   d2    Ch Shooting Speed (DX format)        9 fps              9 fps                    9 fps                  9 fps                   9 fps
   d2    Cl Shooting Speed                    5 fps              5 fps                    5 fps                  5 fps                   5 fps                   320
   d3    Max continuous release               1 - 130                                                         Select                                             423
   d4    File number sequence                 On                 On                       On                     On                      On                      321
   d5    Control panel display                ISO                ISO                      ISO                    ISO                     ISO                     322
   d5    Viewfinder display                   Frame count        Frame count              Frame count            Frame count             Frame count             322
   d6    Shooting info display                Auto               Auto                     Auto                   Auto                    Auto                    323
   d7    LCD Illumination                     Off                Off                      Off                    Off                     Off                     324
   d8    Exposure delay mode                  Off                Off                      Off                    Off                     Off                     324

         Bracketing/Flash
   e1    Flash sync speed                     1/250              1/250                    1/250 (Auto FP)        1/250 (Auto FP)         1/250                   325
   e2    Flash shutter speed                  1/60               1/60                     1/60                   1/60                    1/60                    326
   e3    Modeling flash                       On                 Off                      On                     Off                     On                      326
   e4    Auto bracketing set                  AE & Flash         AE & Flash               AE & Flash             AE & Flash              AE & Flash              327



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                                                                     D3 Custom Settings Menu
                                                                                                                                                          User Manual
   Ref                  Option                 Default         Landscape/Macro              Birds/Animals         Sport/Action        Portrait/General       Page
                                                                       Bank A                    Bank B                Bank C                Bank D        Reference
   e5    Auto bracketing (Mode M)        Flash/Speed          Flash/Speed               Flash/Speed           Flash/Speed           Flash/Speed              328
   e6    Bracketing order                Meter>Under>Over     Under>Meter>Over          Under>Meter>Over      Under>Meter>Over      Under>Meter>Over         329

         Controls
   f1    Multi-selector center button:                                                                                                                       330
         > Shooting mode                 Center focus point   Center focus point        Center focus point    Center focus point    Center focus point
         > Playback                      Thumbnail On/Off     Histogram On/Off          Histogram On/Off      Histogram On/Off      Histogram On/Off
   f2    Multi-selector                  Do Nothing           Do Nothing                Do Nothing            Do Nothing            Do Nothing               331
   f3    Photo info/playback             Info ↑↓/PB←→         Info ↑↓/PB←→              Info ↑↓/PB←→          Info ↑↓/PB←→          Info ↑↓/PB←→             331
   f4    Assign FUNC button              None                 Virtual horizon           Spot metering         Spot metering         Virtual horizon         331-335
   f5    Assign preview button           Preview DOF          Preview DOF               Preview DOF           Preview DOF           Preview DOF              337
   f6    Assign AE-L/AF-L button         AE/AF lock           AE/AF lock                AE/AF lock            AE/AF lock            AE/AF lock               338
   f5    Customise command dials:                                                                                                                           339-340
         > Reverse rotation              No (Normal)          No (Normal)               No (Normal)           No (Normal)           No (Normal)
         > Change Main/Sub               Off (Main-Sp/Sub-Ap) On (Main-Ap/Sub-Sp)       On (Main-Ap/Sub-Sp)   On (Main-Ap/Sub-Sp)   On (Main-Ap/Sub-Sp)
         > Aperture                      Sub-command Dial Sub-command Dial              Sub-command Dial      Sub-command Dial      Sub-command Dial
         > Menus and Playback            Off                  Off                       Off                   Off                   Off
   f6    Release button to use dals      Default              Default                   Default               Default               Default                  341
   f6    No memory card?                 Enable Release       Lock Shutter              Lock Shutter          Lock Shutter          Lock Shutter             342
   f7    Reverse idicators               Normal               Normal                    Normal                Normal                Normal                   343




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                             D3 Playback Menu                                                                            D3 Setup Menu
                                                                       User Manual                                                                                User Manual
                                                                          Page                                                                                       Page
Menu           Option                     Default           Selected    Reference    Menu                  Option                       Default     Selected       Reference
Delete          Selected                     n/a                          134        Format                Formats Memory Card            n/a                        116
                All                          n/a                          134        LCD Brightness        Set monitor brightness          0            0            116
Playback Folder Choose Folder              ND200      All                 135        Mirror Lock-up        For Sensor Cleaning            n/a                        117
Slideshow       Start                        n/a                          135        Video Mode                                          NTSC         NTSC           117
                Frame Interval                2s      2s                  136        World Time            Set Time and Date              n/a                        117
Hide Image      Select/Set                   n/a                          137        Language              Choose Menu Language                                      118
                Deselect All                 n/a                          138        Image Comment         Comment Embedded in EXIF       n/a      User Defined      118
Print Set       Select/Set                   n/a                          139        Auto Image Rotation                                  On            On           119
                Deselect All                 n/a                          140        Recent Settings       Lock or Unlock Menu            No            No           119
Display Mode Data                            Yes      No                  141        USB                                              Mass Storage Mass Storage      121
                Histogram                    Yes      No                  141        Dust Off Ref Photo                                   n/a                        121
                Highlights                   Yes      Yes                 141        Battery Info          Displays info                  n/a                        123
                RGB Histogram                Yes      Yes                 141        Firmware Version      Displays version               n/a                        123
                Focus Area                   No       Yes                 141
Image Review Off or On                       Off      On                  141
After Delete    Next, Previous, As before Show Next   Show Next           142
Rotate Tall     Off or On                    Off      Off                 142
                              Optimal Shutter Speed Reference
Subject         From     To      Comments
Baseball        1/500   1/1000   Depending on angle from camera to path of ball.
Prop Aircraft    1/60    1/125   Will give a range of prop blur.
Racing Cars     1/200    1/500   Depends on panning. Slower speeds show wheel movement which indicates car speed.
Soccer          1/500   1/1000   Daytime. Night - get the best shutter speed you can. Always shoot wide open or close to
                                 it for DOF.
                                                D200 Focus Information
Focus                       Focus area
        AF-area mode                                                    How it works                                        Used For
mode                         selection

                            Camera selects
                Closest
                           closest/brightest    Camera selects focus area containing subject closest to camera            Point & Shoot
                Subject
                               subject.                          from all eleven focus areas.


                            Camera selects       Closest Subject: Camera selects focus area from within group.
                 Group                                                                                              Erratic subjects for single-
                           focus area from       Center: Camera uses center focus area of group, but will use
                Dynamic                                                                                                   press shooting.
                             within group.                    other focus areas if subject moves.

AF-S
                                                   Camera focuses on subject in selected focus area. If subject
                Dynamic   User selected focus    moves before camera has focused, camera will focus based on        Erratic subjects for single-
                 Area            area.            information from other focus areas. Focus will remain locked            press shooting.
                                                        while shutter-release button is pressed half way.


                 Single   User selected focus    Camera focuses on subject in selected focus area. Focus will
                                                                                                                     Static centered subjects
                 Area            area.          remain locked while shutter-release button is pressed half way.



                            Camera selects
                Closest                         Camera selects focus area containing subject closest to camera
                           closest/brightest                                                                                  Flight ?
                Subject                                          from all eleven focus areas.
                               subject.


                                                                                                                    Erratic subjects where area
                            Camera selects       Closest Subject: Camera selects focus area from within group.
                 Group                                                                                             of movement is limited or off-
                           focus area from       Center: Camera uses center focus area of group, but will use
                Dynamic                                                                                                center composition is
                             within group.                    other focus areas if subject moves.
                                                                                                                              required.
AF-C
                                                Camera focuses on subject in selected focus area. While shutter-
                Dynamic   User selected focus
                                                 release button is pressed halfway, camera tracks subject as it          Erratic subjects.
                 Area            area.
                                                            moves from one focus area to the next.



                 Single   User selected focus Camera continues to focus on subject in selected focus area while       Large or slow moving
                 Area            area.                  shutter-release button is pressed halfway.                          objects.

								
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