The Setup Menu on the Nikon D300 is a series of menu items for basic camera settings not generally related to taking pictures. They cover things like how bright you'd like the Monitor LCD, battery info, firmware version, the default language, image sensor cleaning, and many other basic settings.
Figure 8-1. Setup Menu screen
These menu items are most likely the first you'll use when you prepare your new D300. You'll want to set your World Time and Date right away, then format a memory card and set your Monitor LCD brightness.
The Setup Menu is identified with a symbol that looks like ...
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