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Canon 2.2 Instruction Manual

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EOS DIGITAL Camera Software
Content of this Instruction Manual
EU is used for EOS Utility.
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Example: EOS-1D Mark III
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procedures.
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EOS Utility
Ver. 2.2
1Ds Mk III
1D Mk III
Instruction Manual
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1D Mk III
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© CANON INC. 2007
Introduction
Contents at
a Glance
1
Downloading
Images
2
Camera
Settings
3
Remote
Shooting
4
Preferences
Reference
Index
CT1-7147EUaWE-000

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  • Page 1: Instruction Manual

    Also, click the item you want to read about on the table of contents to move to the relevant page. Introduction Contents at a Glance Downloading Images Camera Settings Remote Shooting Preferences Reference Index © CANON INC. 2007 CT1-7147EUaWE-000...

  • Page 2

    In consideration of the right to use the SOFTWARE, you agree to abide by the terms and conditions of this Agreement. 1. LICENSE: Canon grants you the non-exclusive right to use the SOFTWARE only on a single computer. You may physically transfer the SOFTWARE from one computer to another provided that the SOFTWARE is used on only one computer at a time.

  • Page 3: System Requirements

    Introduction EOS Utility (hereinafter EU) is software for communication with your EOS DIGITAL camera. By connecting the camera and computer with the cable provided with the camera, you can download to your computer images saved in the camera’s memory card as well as set various camera settings or shoot remotely from EU on your computer.

  • Page 4: Contents At A Glance

    Contents at a Glance Downloading images from your camera to a computer To batch download all the images to a computer To download to a computer selected images only To download images using a third-party card reader Camera settings from a computer To set the camera owner name and date/time To set a Picture Style and apply to the camera To apply a Picture Style file to the camera...

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Batch Downloading Images to Your Computer ... Downloading Selected Images to Your Computer... Downloading Images with a Card Reader ... Downloading Images Using Digital Photo Professional ... Downloading Images Using ZoomBrowser EX ... Downloading Images without Using Canon Software... Exiting EU... Introduction Contents at a Glance...

  • Page 6: Preparing To Download Images

    Preparing to Download Images To download to your computer images shot with your camera, you will need to connect your camera and computer using the interface cable provided with your camera. Connecting the Camera and Computer Connect the large plug of the cable into the USB port of your computer.

  • Page 7: Batch Downloading Images To Your Computer

    Computer”. With Windows 2000, the [Event on device] dialog box appears. Select [Canon EOS Utility] and then click the [OK] button to start up EU. This procedure is only necessary when connecting your camera and computer for the first time. From the next time you connect, EU will start up when you set your camera’s power switch to <...

  • Page 8: Downloading Selected Images To Your Computer

    Check the downloaded images. DPP Main window Check the downloaded images in DPP. For details on using DPP, refer to the “Digital Photo Professional Instruction Manual” (PDF electronic manual). Continue with “Exiting EU” (p.9). When you download images, you can change the software that starts up from DPP to ZoomBrowser EX or another software (p.37).

  • Page 9

    View the images and checkmark images to download. Viewer window Add checkmark Click the [Download] button. The [Download image] dialog box appears. Specify the save destination and then click the [OK] button. Displays the save destination on the computer Download image dialog box Specify the save destination The [Save File] dialog box appears and image downloading to your computer begins.

  • Page 10: Downloading Images With A Card Reader

    Downloading Images without Using Canon Software To download images with a card reader without using Canon software such as DPP or ZoomBrowser EX, copy to your computer the [DCIM] folder in the memory card. For more details about folder structures and files in the memory card, refer to p.43.

  • Page 11: Downloading Images

    Setting the Camera from Your Computer This section explains how to set the camera’s functions from EU. Setting the Camera Owner’s Name and Date/Time ... Available Settings by Camera Model... Setting up Camera Functions ... Available Settings by Camera Model... Setting Picture Styles and Applying to the Camera...

  • Page 12: Setting The Camera Owner's Name And Date/time

    Setting the Camera Owner’s Name and Date/Time You can set and apply to the camera, the camera owner’s name and date/time, and record these as shooting information of shot images. Connect your camera and computer, and then start up EU (p.5) Click [Camera settings/Remote shooting].

  • Page 13: Available Settings By Camera Model

    Check carefully before initializing. Firmware You can display the version of the camera’s firmware. You can update the firmware by clicking on this item. For more details on updating firmware, refer to the Canon’s website. Introduction Contents at a Glance...

  • Page 14: Setting Up Camera Functions

    Setting up Camera Functions You can set and apply to the camera Picture Styles, personal white balance, JPEG quality and white balance adjustment. Connect your camera and computer, and then start up EU (p.5) Click [Camera settings/Remote shooting]. The capture window appears. Click the [ ] button.

  • Page 15: Available Settings By Camera Model

    Click the required setting and specify each one. Shooting menu Available settings are displayed for the camera that is connected. For more details, refer to “Available Settings by Camera Model” (Description on the right). When setting is complete, click the [Main Window] button to return to the main window.

  • Page 16: Setting Picture Styles And Applying To The Camera

    You can also register Picture Style files in the camera as user-defined settings you have downloaded from the Canon’s website or created with Picture Style Editor (Picture Style file creating software) (hereinafter PSE) and saved to your computer.

  • Page 17: Changing Picture Style Settings And Applying To The Camera

    Changing Picture Style Settings and Applying to the Camera You can set your own Picture Style [Sharpness], [Contrast], [Saturation] and [Color tone] and apply them to the camera, in the same way as operating from the camera. Click [Picture Style] (p.15) The [Picture Style] window appears.

  • Page 18: Customizing Picture Styles And Applying To The Camera

    Customizing Picture Styles and Applying to the Camera You can set your own Picture Style item, [Sharpness], [Contrast], [Saturation] and [Color tone] values and register up to three of these as user-defined settings in your camera, in the same way as operating from the camera.

  • Page 19: Applying Picture Style Files To The Camera

    Applying Picture Style Files to the Camera You can register up to three Picture Style files downloaded from the Canon’s website or created with PSE and saved to your computer, as user-defined settings in your camera. Click [Picture Style] (p.15) The [Picture Style] window appears.

  • Page 20: Registering Personal White Balance In The Camera

    Registering Personal White Balance in the Camera With RAW Image Task (RAW image processing software), you can adjust the white balance of shot RAW images and you can save those results as white balance files. In EU, you can register the white balance files in the camera as personal white balance and use them when you shoot in specific environments.

  • Page 21: Setting Jpeg Quality And Applying To The Camera

    Setting JPEG Quality and Applying to the Camera 1Ds Mk III 1D Mk III You can set the JPEG image quality and apply it to the camera, in the same way as operating from the camera. Click [JPEG quality]. The [JPEG quality] window appears. Click the setting position.

  • Page 22: Setting My Menu And Registering To The Camera

    Setting My Menu and Registering to the Camera You can register up to six frequently used menu items as My Menu and register them to the camera, in the same way as operating from the camera. You can register top layer items of each tab as well as all items of Custom Functions.

  • Page 23

    Click [My Menu settings]. My Menu The [My Menu settings] window appears. Select the item to be registered and click the [Add] button. My Menu settings window The selected item is added to [Items that can be configured in My Menu on the camera] on the left side of the window.

  • Page 24: Preferences

    Remote Shooting by Controlling the Camera from Your Computer From EU you can control the camera remotely, and by viewing the subject in the EU window, you can set the camera and shoot. You can also shoot by directly operating your camera even during remote shooting, or preset a time allowing the camera to shoot automatically with timer shooting.

  • Page 25: Camera Settings

    Preparation Before Remote Shooting 1Ds Mk III 1D Mk III Fix the plug to the camera with the cable protector to prevent it from detaching during remote shooting. Remove the cap. Attach the cap on the fixing screw. Connect the small plug of the cable into the < terminal on your camera.

  • Page 26: Remote Live View Shooting

    Remote Live View Shooting You can control your camera remotely from EU, and while viewing on your computer, you can focus the subject and check the results of your camera settings before shooting. Also, the shot image is saved directly on your computer and you can recheck it using linked Digital Photo Professional (hereinafter DPP).

  • Page 27: Preferences

    Set the Live View function. Display [Set-up menu] (p.11) and click [Live View function settings], and then select [Live View shoot. Enable]. Click the [ ] button. The [Remote Live View window] appears. Remote Live View window Click the [ ] button to shoot.

  • Page 28: Camera Settings

    Adjusting the Focus Set the lens’s focus mode switch to < AF > and you can adjust the focus while looking at the Remote Live View window. Drag [ ] to the section you want to enlarge. Click the [ ] button.

  • Page 29: Checking The Depth Of Field And Exposure

    Adjust the focus. The [Remote Live View window] changes in real time according to the focus position adjustment. Checking the Depth of Field and Exposure You can check the depth of field and exposure in the Remote Live View window. Click the [ON] button.

  • Page 30: Preferences

    White Balance You can change the white balance while looking at the Remote Live View window. Select the white balance to apply to the image. The selected white balance is applied to the image in real time and you can check it in the [Remote Live View window]. To apply the set white balance to your camera, click the [Apply to camera] button.

  • Page 31: Downloading

    Click the [ ] button. The [Click white balance] window appears. Click white balance window Click on a point that is to be the standard for white. Click the [Apply to camera and execute test shooting] button. A shot will be taken again using the part of the image in step 3 clicked as the standard for white and the shot image is displayed in the [Test Shooting] window.

  • Page 32: Adjusting The Horizontal/vertical Alignment Of The Camera

    Adjusting the Horizontal/Vertical Alignment of the Camera You can display gridlines in the [Remote Live View window] in the same way as the camera’s live view function, and adjust the horizontal/vertical alignment of the camera. Display the [Remote Live View window] Click the [ ] button.

  • Page 33: Downloading

    Move the camera and compose your picture. To revert the aspect ratio to the normal condition, click the [ button and select [Off]. Shooting by Operating the Camera Even when remote shooting is set, you can still operate the camera and shoot –...

  • Page 34: Camera Settings

    Timer-controlled Shooting Two types of timer shooting are available where the camera automatically takes shots at a specified time or a specified number. Timer Shooting You can automatically take a shot when the specified time elapses. Display the capture window (p.25) Click the [ ] button.

  • Page 35: Bulb Exposures

    Bulb Exposures Display the capture window (p.25) Double-click the shooting mode icon and select [BULB]. Set the desired aperture. Click the [ The [Timer shooting settings] dialog box appears. Enter the exposure time and click the [Start] button. Enter a value between 5 seconds and 99 minutes and 59 seconds in one-second increments.

  • Page 36: Preferences

    Preferences You can change each of the EU functions in the preferences window to make them easier to use. Preferences ... Basic Settings... Destination Folder ... File Name ... Download Images... Remote Shooting... Linked Software... Introduction Contents at a Glance Downloading Images Camera...

  • Page 37

    Preferences On the main window, click the [Preferences] button. The [Preferences] dialog box appears. Specify the required settings and click the [OK] button. The settings are applied to EU. Basic Settings You can specify the operation when EU starts up and whether the Auto power off function is enabled or disabled.

  • Page 38: Preferences

    Download Images You can set the images that are downloaded when the [Starts to download images] in the main window is clicked. Remote Shooting You can also save remotely shot images to the memory card inside the camera, and regardless of the camera’s position at the time the shot is taken, activate the function that rotates the shot image.

  • Page 39: Camera Settings

    Reference This reference section has been provided to enhance your experience using EU. It contains various troubleshooting solutions, how to delete EU from your computer and explanations of the various windows. An index is provided at the end of the chapter for you to easily find information you are looking for.

  • Page 40: Troubleshooting

    Check that the camera’s power switch is < ON > (p.5). EU and the camera may not communicate normally with a cable other than the EOS DIGITAL camera-dedicated Canon interface cable (p.5). Connect your camera and computer directly with the interface cable provided with your camera.

  • Page 41: Preferences

    Do not connect more than one camera to the same computer. Two or more cameras may not operate normally. If there is insufficient charge left in the camera battery, the camera cannot communicate with EU. Either replace with a fully charged battery or use the AC adaptor kit provided with your camera.

  • Page 42: Monitor Folder Function (function For Use With The Wft-e2/e2a Or E3/e3a)

    Monitor Folder Function (Function for Use with the WFT-E2/E2A or E3/E3A) This is a function for checking your images with Digital Photo Professional (hereinafter DPP) in real time using the Wireless File Transmitter WFT-E2/E2A or E3/E3A (sold separately). For setting the WFT-E2/E2A or E3/E3A, refer to the Instruction Manual provided with the WFT-E2/E2A or E3/E3A.

  • Page 43: Preferences

    Function for Use with the Accessories If you have the Wireless File Transmitter WFT-E2/E2A or E3/E3A (sold separately) or the Original Data Security Kit OSK-E3 (sold separately), you can start up the previously mentioned accessory software from EU. And you can also start up the Picture Style Editor (Picture Style file creating software).

  • Page 44: Folder Structure And File Names In The Memory Card

    Audio file Click the [Start] button, select [All Programs] ([Programs] in Windows 2000) [EOS Utility] Proceed with the uninstallation as directed by the on-screen messages. The software is uninstalled. [Canon Utilities] [EOS Utility Uninstall]. Introduction Contents at a Glance Downloading Images...

  • Page 45: Camera Settings 2

    When the restart dialog box is displayed on your computer, select [Yes, I want to restart my computer now] and click the [Finish] button. When the computer is restarted, deletion of the driver is completed. [Canon Utilities] Introduction Contents at a Glance Downloading...

  • Page 46: List Of Main Window Functions

    List of Main Window Functions Control camera tab sheet (p.36) Exits EU Accessories tab sheet (p.6) (p.7, p.46) (p.25, p.48) (p.41) (p.9) Introduction Contents at a Glance Downloading (p.42) Images Camera Settings Remote Shooting Preferences Reference Index...

  • Page 47: Camera Settings

    List of Viewer Window Functions Switches the recording media Recording media folder hierarchy RAW + JPEG image icon Displays the capture window Downloads the images to the computer (p.7 to p.8) Bracketing icon Images already transferred to computer icon Deletes the image Checkmark (p.8) Displays the preferences window...

  • Page 48: List Of My Menu Settings Window Functions

    List of My Menu Settings Window Functions My Menu (up to 6 items) Deletes from My Menu (p.21 to p.22) Switches My Menu position Adds to My Menu Applies My Menu to the camera Introduction Contents at a Glance Downloading All items that can be applied to My Menu Shooting...

  • Page 49: Preferences

    List of Capture Window Functions Drive mode Bracketing Power status* Shots to go Color temperature Shooting mode White balance Metering mode Exposure level Displays the [Shooting menu] (p.14) Displays the [Set-up menu] (p.12) Shows/hides the [Quick Preview] window Displays the viewer window (p.8, p.46) Displays the...

  • Page 50: Camera Settings

    List of Remote Live View window Functions Focus frame Starts/ends Remote Live View functions Displays the capture window Rotates the image Displays the Zoom View Window Shows/hides the gridlines (p.31) Shows/hides the histogram Sets the aspect ratio (p.25 to p.29) Sets the color temperature Controllers 1 Selects the white balance...

  • Page 51: List Of Zoom View Window Functions

    List of Zoom View Window Functions Moves the display position Starts/ends Remote Live View functions Displays the capture window To focus while viewing on your camera’s LCD monitor, click the [ button; to focus while viewing on your computer, click the [ button.

  • Page 52: Preferences

    List of Test Shooting Window Functions Displays the capture window (p.29) Rotates the image Enlargement/reduction of the image 100% (actual pixel size) view Fit-to-window view Introduction Contents at a Glance Downloading Test Shooting button Images Displays the [Click white balance] window (p.30) Camera Settings...

  • Page 53: Index

    Index Adjusting the Focus (Remote Live View Shooting)... Adjusting the Horizontal Alignment of the Camera (Remote Live View Shooting) ... Adjusting the Vertical Alignment of the Camera (Remote Live View Shooting) ... Adjusting the White Balance ... Applying Personal White Balance... Applying Picture Style Files ...

  • Page 54: About This Instruction Manual

    It is prohibited to reproduce, in whole or part, the contents of this Instruction Manual without permission. Canon may change without notice the software specifications and contents of this Instruction Manual. The software screens and displays printed in this Instruction Manual may differ slightly from the actual software.

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