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Mastering the Nikon D300/D300S by Darrell Young

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Chapter 5. Setup Menu

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Dawn on El Capitan – Courtesy of Russ Glindmeier (russg)

The Setup Menu on the Nikon D300(S) contains a series of settings for basic camera configuration that are not directly related to taking pictures. They cover things like how bright you’d like the Monitor, battery info, firmware version, the default language, image sensor cleaning, and many other basic settings.

These menus are most likely the first you’ll use when you prepare your new D300(S). You’ll have to set the time and date right away, format a memory card, and set the Monitor brightness.

The Setup Menu is signified by a symbol that looks like a wrench. It is about ...

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