Parts of the mb-d12, The mb-d12 control lock, Parts of the mb-d12 (figure a) – Nikon Multi-Power Battery Pack MB-D12 User Manual

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q Contact cap
w Holder for camera contact cover
e Power/signal contacts
r AFON button
t Main command dial
y Multi selector
u Attachment wheel
i Holder power connector cover
o Battery-chamber cover
!0 Battery chamber
!1 Battery-chamber latch
!2 Mounting screw
!3 Shutter-release button
!4 Control lock
!5 Sub-command dial
!6 Tripod socket
!7 MS-D12EN holder for EN-EL15 batteries
!8 Power terminals
!9 Power terminals (MS-D12EN battery holder)
@0 MS-D12 holder for AA batteries
@1 Power terminals (MS-D12 battery holder)
@2 BL-5 battery-chamber cover (available sep-


Parts of the MB-D12 (Figure A)

The MB-D12 Shutter-Release Button, Multi Selector, Command Dials, and AFON Button

The MB-D12 Shutter-Release Button, Multi Selector, Command Dials, and AFON Button
The MB-D12 is equipped with a shutter-release button (Figure A-


), multi selector (Figure A-



main command dial (Figure A-


), sub-command dial (Figure A-


), and AFON button (Figure A-



for use when taking photographs in vertical (“tall,” or portrait) orientation. These controls perform
the same functions as the corresponding controls on the camera. See the camera manual for
more information.

Changes to Multi selector center button, Multi selector, Customize command dials, and
Assign MB-D12 AF-ON in the camera Custom Settings menu (Group f ) also apply to the multi
selector, command dials, and AFON button on the MB-D12.

The MB-D12 Control Lock

The MB-D12 Control Lock
The control lock (Figure A-


) locks the con-

trols on the MB-D12 to prevent unintended
use. Before using these controls to take photo-
graphs in vertical (portrait) orientation, release
the lock as shown at right.

The control lock is not a power switch. Use the
camera power switch to turn the camera on
and off .



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