Nikon 1546 User Manual (en)

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Recording Movies
Movies can be recorded at 24 fps in live view mode.
1
Press the 
a button.
The mirror is raised and the view through the 
lens is displayed in the monitor instead of the 
viewfinder.
2
Focus.
Frame the opening shot and press the shutter-release button 
halfway. Shooting can not begin until the camera has focused. 
Autofocus is not available after recording begins; use manual focus to 
focus (0 60) during recording.
3
Start recording.
Press 
J to start recording (at default settings, 
both video and sound are recorded; do not cover 
the microphone on the front of the camera 
during recording). A recording indicator and the 
time available are displayed in the monitor. 
Exposure can be locked by pressing the AE-L/AF-L 
button (0 89) or (in PS, and A) altered by up to 
±3 EV in steps of 
1
/
3
EV using exposure compensation (0 90).
4
End recording.
Press 
J again to end recording (to end 
recording and take a still picture in the mode 
currently selected with the mode dial, press the 
shutter-release button all the way down). Recording will end automatically 
when the maximum size is reached or the memory card is full.
D
The 
0 Icon
0 icon (0 42) indicates that movies can not be 
recorded.
A
Modes A and M
Set aperture before recording in mode A or M.
A
Maximum Size
Each movie file can be up to 2 GB in size. The maximum length is 5 min for movies with 
a frame size of 1280  × 720, 20 min for other movies; note that depending on memory 
card write speed, shooting may end before this length is reached.
a button
Recording indicator
Time remaining