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Mastering the Nikon D5000 by Darrell Young

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Shooting/Display - Custom Settings d1 to d7

(User’s Manual pages 158–161)

Custom Setting d1 (Beep)

(User’s Manual page 158)

I don’t like my camera beeping at me. The D5000’s beeping sound is quite audible. In fact, it sets up a harmonic resonance with the bones in my skull and causes my eyeballs to vibrate. However, you may like it.

The D5000’s self-timer Beep function is used in a couple of ways. One is to let you know when the self-timer is about to fire. It counts down the seconds with a beep or two per second; then at the last moment, it doubles the beeping frantically to say “Hurry up!” The other is when you are using autofocus in some of its modes, like AF-S and AF-A.

Figure 7-18. Self-timer remote displays in the information edit screens

Figure 7-19. Custom ...

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