Before You Start
When handling batteries, please carefully read "
the batteries)" and "
on page 4 of this manual.
Please use two new batteries of the same brand. Also, always replace
both batteries at the same time.
Since the shapes of battery contacts for AA-size batteries other than alkaline batteries*
is not standardized, use of certain brand batteries may result in contact failure.
* An alkaline battery is a primary cell capable of electrical discharge only and designed to
be used only once and discarded.
Battery Life (Continuous Use)
Size-AA alkaline batteries*
* Alkaline battery usage times can vary greatly depending on the brand.
AA-size nickel metal hydride rechargeable batteries (Ni-MH) can also be used.
Rechargeable batteries are batteries which can be charged and reused
(The 12x36 IS III is shown in the illustrations.)
Attach the strap.
Make sure there is no slack at
the clasp, and that the strap
does not loosen at the clasp
when you pull it.
Insert the battery.
Open the battery chamber
cover, and insert the battery in
the correct + and – orientation
shown in the battery chamber.
Check that the lamp lights.
Press the Image Stabilizer
button and check that the lamp
Caution (regarding the batteries)" which are found
(Based on Canon's testing conditions)
25°C / 77°F
Approx. 9 hours
–10°C / 14°F
Approx. 1 hour