d4: Shutter type

  1. G button
  2. A Custom Settings menu

Choose the type of shutter used for photographs.

O[Auto]The camera chooses the shutter type automatically according to shutter speed. The electronic front-curtain shutter is used to reduce blur caused by camera shake at slow shutter speeds.
P[Mechanical shutter]The camera uses the mechanical shutter for all photos.
x[Electronic front-curtain shutter]The camera uses the electronic front-curtain shutter for all photos.

“Mechanical shutter”

[Mechanical shutter] is not available with some lenses.

The electronic front-curtain shutter

The fastest shutter speed available when [Electronic front-curtain shutter] is selected is 1/2000 s.