A7SII Quick Start Guide

Firmware v3.0

Basic Settings
1. Reset the Camera - Menu/Setup/7/Setting Reset
2. Set Camera to Movie Mode - Top dial with dumb frame of film icon
3. Set Exposure Compensation to 0 - Wheel on Right
4. Set your File Format - Menu/Camera Settings/2/File Format [4K XAVC S or HD XAVC S]
5. Set your FPS and Quality - Menu/Camera Settings/2/Record Settings [FPS + Data Rate]
6. Set Dual Video Rec Mode - Menu/Camera Settings/2/Dual Rec
7. Picture Profile - Select/Reset Picture Profile - Menu/Camera Settings/5/Picture Profile
8. Select Which Movie Mode - Menu/Camera Settings/7/(Movie/HFR) = [Manual or HFR
Manual]
9. Sleep Mode - Menu/Setup/2/Pwr Save Start Time
10. Set NTSC/PAL - Menu/Setup/3/(NTSC/PAL Selector)
11. Steady Shot - Menu/Camera Settings/8/SteadyShot + SteadyShot Settings

Exposure Settings
1. ISO - Dial on the back side
2. Shutter Speed - Upper dial on the back - Note Slow Shutter Speed
3. Aperture - Upper front dial - Check lens for manual lenses
4. White Balance - Menu/Camera Settings/5/White Balance
5. Exposure Compensation - Dial on top - set to 0

Additional Helpers
1. Zebras - Menu/Custom Settings/1/Zebra
2. Guides - Menu/Custom Settings/1/Marker Display + Marker Settings
3. Gamma Display Assist - Menu/Setup/1/Gamma Disp. Assist
4. HDMI - Menu/Setup/4/HDMI Settings
5. Peaking - Menu/Custom Settings/2/Peaking Level + Peaking Color
6. FInder/Monitor - Menu/Custom Settings/3/FINDER/MONITOR
7. Monitor/Viewfinder Brightness - Menu/Setup/1/Monitor Brightness + Viewfinder

Brightness
8. Audio Levels - Menu/Setup/1/Audio Signals.
9. Custom Function - Menu/Custom Settings/6/Custom Key Settings
10. Fn Button Customizing - Menu/Custom Settings/6/Function Menu Set.
11. APS-C lens - Menu/Custom Settings/6/(APS-C/Super 35mm)




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