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Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XT/350D DIGITAL Instruction Manual

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EOS Utility Instruction Manual
Canon Utilities
Compatible Models
Table of Contents
Index
CT1-7137EUWE-001
Cover/Table of
Contents
Introduction
1
2
Setting the Cameras
other than the EOS-1D
Series Cameras
3
Setting the EOS-1D
Series Cameras
4
Remote Shooting
Troubleshooting
Index
© CANON INC. 2006

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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    EOS-1Ds Mark II EOS 30D EOS-1D Mark II EOS 20D EOS-1Ds EOS 10D EOS-1D EOS DIGITAL REBEL XT/350D DIGITAL EOS DIGITAL REBEL/300D DIGITAL EOS D60 EOS D30 Table of Contents Introduction Downloading Images from the Camera Setting the Cameras other than the...

  • 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: About This 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.

  • Page 4: Downloading Images From The Camera

    For more information on the restrictions of EOS Utility, refer also to the source listed below. Readme: Click the [Start] button select [All Programs] ([Programs] in Windows 2000) [Canon Utilities] [EOS Utility] [EOS Utility Readme]. Click to move to the Square brackets [ ] are used to indicate items such as menu names, button names and beginning of each chapter.

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    Software Main Features and Configuration Canon Digital Camera software having the following features and functions is stored on the EOS DIGITAL Solution Disk. Operation is done as shown on this page together with each software application, centered around EOS Utility.

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    Downloading Images from the Camera This chapter explains preparations necessary to download images from your camera to your computer, and downloading methods. It also explains how to download images using a third-party card reader. Click on the item to display its page. Prepare to Download Images ...

  • Page 7: Prepare To Download Images

    Setting the [Communication] while the camera is connected to the computer will cause camera and software malfunctions. When using the EOS 5D or EOS DIGITAL REBEL XT/350D DIGITAL, the remote shooting function and camera setting function in EOS Utility cannot be used if the camera’s [Communication] is set to [Print/PTP].

  • Page 8: Connect The Camera And The Computer And Then Start Eos Utility

    The above window shows information displayable when EOS 30D is connected. The displayed information varies depending on the camera model connected. If the dialog box on the right appears, select [Canon EOS Utility Downloads images from EOS camera] and then click the [OK] button to start [EOS Utility].

  • Page 9: Connecting An Eos-1d Series Camera To Your Computer

    The above window shows information displayable when EOS-1D Mark II N is connected. The displayed information varies depending on the camera model connected. If the dialog box on the right appears, select [Canon EOS Utility Downloads images from EOS camera] and then click the [OK] button to start [EOS Utility].

  • Page 10: Precautions When Connecting The Camera And Computer

    When connecting the EOS-1D series camera and a computer with a 4-pin type IEEE1394 port, use the EOS-1D series dedicated Canon interface cable (optional) 4- pin/4-pin type for the EOS-1D Mark II N, EOS-1Ds Mark II and EOS-1D Mark II, and a 4-pin/6-pin type for the EOS-1Ds and EOS-1D.

  • Page 11: Downloading Images From Your Camera

    Downloading Images from Your Camera Downloading All the Images in a Single Operation You can download to your computer all the images saved on a memory card in the camera, in a single operation. You can follow this same procedure when downloading images using a third- party card reader (p.1-9).

  • Page 12: Setting The Cameras Other Than The Eos-1d Series Cameras

    Downloading Selected Images You can display the images saved on a memory card in the camera, select the images you want and download them to your computer. You can follow this same procedure when downloading images using a third-party card reader (p.1-9). Click the [Lets you select and download images] button.

  • Page 13: Setting The Eos-1d Series Cameras

    With the PTP function, you cannot download RAW images. With the EOS 10D, you must change the firmware to version 2.0.0 or later. For details on changing, refer to the Canon’s web site. Downloading with EOS-1D Series Cameras Downloading method for the EOS-1D Mark II N, EOS-1Ds Mark II and EOS-1D Mark II When using Windows XP, you can use the PTP (Picture Transfer Protocol) function by connecting the supplied USB interface cable to the camera’s direct print terminal.

  • Page 14: Precautions For The Ptp Function

    For information on connecting the card reader to your computer, refer to the card reader User’s Manual. When downloading images to your computer using a third-party card reader without using Canon software such as EOS Utility or CameraWindow, refer to “Folder Structure and File Names” (p.5-4) and copy to your computer the folder with the shot images.

  • Page 15: Transferring The Images In A Specified Folder

    Transferring the Images in a Specified Folder By inserting images in a transfer origin folder, the images can be transferred to the transfer destination folder and displayed in Digital Photo Professional or ZoomBrowser EX. In addition, when using the EOS dedicated Wireless Transmitter WFT-E1/E1A (optional), by specifying the folder where the shot images will be saved, you can check the shot images in Digital Photo Professional or ZoomBrowser EX in real time.

  • Page 16: Downloading Images

    Setting the Cameras other than the EOS-1D Series Cameras This chapter explains the functions that can be set in the EOS 5D, EOS 30D, EOS 20D, EOS 10D, EOS DIGITAL REBEL XT/350D DIGITAL, EOS DIGITAL REBEL/300D DIGITAL, EOS D60 and EOS D30.

  • Page 17: Other Than The Eos-1d Series Cameras

    Basic Settings You can perform settings on the camera, such as setting the camera owner’s name and setting the date and time. Click the [Camera settings/Remote shooting] button. The camera settings window appears. The above window shows information displayable when EOS 30D is connected. The displayed information varies depending on the camera model connected.

  • Page 18: Picture Style

    Picture Style You can select a Picture Style and set it to the camera, or register a Picture Style file, downloaded from Canon’s web site and saved on your computer, as a user setting in the camera. This function is compatible with the EOS 5D and EOS 30D.

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    The settings are applied to the camera, and the display returns to the shot settings window. A Picture Style file is a file that expands the Picture Style function. For detailed information on Picture Style file, refer to the Canon’s web site. Cover/Table of Contents...

  • Page 20: White Balance Adjustment

    White Balance Adjustment You can compensate the white balance and apply it to the camera. This function is compatible with the EOS 5D, EOS 30D, EOS 20D and EOS DIGITAL REBEL XT/350D DIGITAL. Click [WB SHIFT]. The white balance adjustment window appears.

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    Setting the EOS-1D Series Cameras This chapter explains the functions that can be set in the EOS-1D Mark II N, EOS-1Ds Mark II, EOS-1D Mark II, EOS-1Ds and EOS-1D. For instructions on connecting your camera and computer, and for how to start EOS Utility, refer to Chapter 1 (p.1-4).

  • Page 22: Basic Settings

    Basic Settings You can perform settings on the camera, such as setting the camera owner’s name and setting the date and time. Click the [Camera settings/Remote shooting] button. The camera settings window appears. The above window shows information displayable when EOS-1D Mark II N is connected.

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    Picture Style You can select a Picture Style and set it to the camera, or register a Picture Style file, downloaded from Canon’s web site and saved on your computer, as a user setting in the camera. This function is compatible with the EOS-1D Mark II N.

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    The settings are applied to the camera, and the display returns to the shot settings window. A Picture Style file is a file that expands the Picture Style function. For detailed information on Picture Style file, refer to the Canon’s web site. Cover/Table of Contents...

  • Page 25: Specifying The Personal White Balance

    Specifying the Personal White Balance Up to 3 white balance files saved with RAW Image Task can be registered in the camera as personal white balance. These functions are compatible with all EOS-1D series cameras. For how to save a white balance file with RAW Image Task, refer to “Processing RAW Images”...

  • Page 26: Specifying The Jpeg Quality

    Specifying the JPEG Quality You can specify the JPEG quality and register the settings on the camera. This function is compatible with the EOS-1D Mark II N, EOS-1Ds Mark II and EOS-1D Mark II. Click [JPEG Quality]. The [JPEG Quality] window appears. Click the setting position.

  • Page 27: Specifying The Parameters

    Specifying the Parameters You can upload sharpness and contrast settings as well as a tone curve file saved with RAW Image Task and register up to 3 of these in the camera as processing parameters. This function is compatible with the EOS-1Ds Mark II, EOS-1D Mark II, EOS-1Ds and EOS-1D.

  • Page 28: Personal Function Settings

    Specifying the Color Matrix You can set the color matrix. You can also set in the camera up to 2 color matrix ([6CM set1] and [7CM set2]) that have color space, color saturation and color tone set optionally. This function is compatible with the EOS-1Ds Mark II and EOS-1D Mark II. For more information on setting the color matrix on the camera, refer to “Selecting the Color Matrix”...

  • Page 29: Description Of Personal Functions

    Checkmark the box [ ] and specify desired settings If you enter a numerical value, values outside the valid range of settings are ignored. Check the settings and save them on your computer if necessary (p.3-14, p.3-15) Click the [OK] button. The settings are applied to the camera, the [Personal functions] dialog box closes, and the display returns to the basic...

  • Page 30

    Sets the maximum and minimum shutter speeds to be used P.Fn-04 Select the maximum and minimum shutter speeds from the list box. For example, if you set 1/2000 sec. as the fastest shutter speed and 1/60 sec. as the slowest, the shutter speed range will be 1/2000 to 1/60 sec. This makes shutter speed selection faster and prevents a slow-speed sync.

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    Repeats bracketing during continuous shooting P.Fn-07 While you hold down the shutter button, bracketing repeats continuously in the currently selected drive mode. This function is useful when you want to continuously repeat the bracketing sequence. Sets the number of shots to be bracketed P.Fn-08 Select the number of shots from the list box.

  • Page 32

    Disables focus detection (search driving) by the lens drive P.Fn-14 Normally, when you press the shutter button halfway and focus cannot be achieved, the lens is driven to search the correct focus. This lens driving operation can be turned off. When focus has been achieved once and refocusing fails, the subsequent lens driving operation can result in grossly out of focus.

  • Page 33

    Enables quiet operation when the shutter button is OFF after P.Fn-21 picture-taking When single shooting is selected, this function selects quiet camera operation when you release the shutter button from the fully pressed position to the half way position. This is useful when the camera operation noise would be disturbing after you take the picture.

  • Page 34: Checking Personal Function Settings

    Enables Quick Control Dial switch to turn on/off Main Dial, too P.Fn-30 This function is compatible with the EOS-1D Mark II N, EOS-1Ds Mark II and EOS-1D Mark II. Setting the Quick Control Dial switch to <OFF> disables the Main and Quick Control Dials. Enlargement mode P.Fn-30 This function is compatible with the EOS-1Ds only.

  • Page 35: Saving And Loading Personal Function Settings

    Saving and Loading Personal Function Settings You can save the specified Personal Function settings on your computer as a Personal Function settings file and then load the saved Personal Function settings file and apply the settings to the camera. Saving the Settings on Your Computer Click the [Save as] button.

  • Page 36: Remote Shooting

    EOS 30D Communication] EOS 20D Communication] EOS 10D [Communication] EOS DIGITAL REBEL XT/350D DIGITAL Communication] EOS DIGITAL REBEL/300D DIGITAL Communication] For instructions on settings, refer to “Setting a Camera with [Communication] Settings” (p.1-2). Click on the item to display its page.

  • Page 37: Timer Shooting

    • The above time is only an estimate. Transfer times vary widely depending on the camera model used, the type of computer, and the subject of the photo. • Transfer times are based on Canon testing standards. (When using the following: OS: Windows XP, CPU: 2.2 GHz Pentium 4; RAM: 512MB) •...

  • Page 38: Specifying The Camera Settings

    Specifying the Camera Settings You can check and change the settings in the camera from your computer remotely. Check the camera setting. Image recording quality Shutter speed Shooting mode Aperture White Balance ISO Speed Save destination of shot images Metering mode The [Preferences] dialog box is displayed and you can set the save Exposure...

  • Page 39

    Set the camera’s [Communication] to [PC connect.] or [PC connection] for the EOS 5D and EOS DIGITAL REBEL XT/350D DIGITAL, to [Print/PC] for the EOS 30D, and to [Normal] for the EOS 20D, EOS 10D and EOS DIGITAL REBEL/300D DIGITAL (p.1-2).

  • Page 40

    [Other devices] or [Unknown devices] and check whether the connected camera or [Canon Digital Camera] is displayed. If the connected camera or [Canon Digital Camera] is displayed in [Other devices] or [Unknown devices], the driver was not installed correctly. Use the following procedure to re-install the driver.

  • Page 41: Select [all Programs] ([programs] In Windows

    This section explains how to uninstall the EOS-1D Mark II N, EOS-1Ds Mark II, EOS 5D, EOS 30D, EOS 20D and EOS DIGITAL REBEL XT/350D DIGITAL driver. Refer to the software Instruction Manual supplied with the camera about deleting drivers in cameras other than those mentioned above.

  • Page 42: From The Camera

    Folder Structure and File Names Images shot with the camera are saved in the memory card’s [DCIM] folder, with the following folder structure and file names. Cameras other than EOS-1D series cameras DCIM xxxCANON File name Image type/Camera used xxxEOS5D IMG_YYYY.JPG JPEG image EOS 5D, EOS 30D, EOS 20D, EOS DIGITAL...

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