Patent Number: 7,042,510

Title: Setting operation device and electronic apparatus

Abstract: It is an object of this invention to provide a setting operation device which can effectively cope with the tendency toward multiple functions and allows a user to easily change and check functions. In order to achieve this object, the device includes a first rotating unit which is rotated/operated to select at least a first upper operation mode and a second upper operation mode, and a second rotating unit which is rotated/operated to select a lower operation mode belonging to the first upper operation mode set by the first rotating unit and a lower operation mode belonging to the second upper operation mode set by the first rotating unit, the second rotating unit being stacked together with the first rotating unit.

Inventors: Kurahashi; Sunao (Kanagawa, JP)

Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: H04N 5/225 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/09/02018