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Canon 9320A010 - EOS Rebel XSi Starter Instruction Manual

Communication software for the camera.
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Communication Software for the Camera
Content of this Instruction Manual
EU is used for EOS Utility.
Camera model is displayed as an icon.
Example: EOS-1D Mark III
displays the relevant camera model.
In this manual, the windows used in the examples
are from Windows XP.
The selection sequence of menus is displayed in
procedures.
(Example: Select the [Window] menu
Square brackets are used to indicate items such as
menu names, button names and window names
that appear on the computer screen.
Text inside < > indicates a camera switch name or
icon, or a keyboard key name.
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indicates a reference page.
Click to move to the relevant page.
: Marks information that should be read before use.
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EOS Utility
Ver. 2.4
1Ds Mk III
1D Mk III
40D
REBELXSi
Instruction Manual
Switching Between Pages
1D Mk III
[Main Window].)
450D
1000D
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© CANON INC. 2008
Introduction
Contents at
a Glance
1
Downloading
Images
2
Camera
Settings
3
Remote
Shooting
4
Preferences
Reference
Index
CT1-7161EUaWE-000

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  • Page 1: Instruction Manual

    Text inside < > indicates a camera switch name or icon, or a keyboard key name. indicates a reference page. Click to move to the relevant page. : Marks information that should be read before use. : Marks additional information you may find helpful. © CANON INC. 2008 CT1-7161EUaWE-000...

  • Page 2

    6. U.S. GOVERNMENT RESTRICTED RIGHTS NOTICE: The SOFTWARE is provided with 1. LICENSE: Canon grants you the non-exclusive right to use the SOFTWARE only on a single restricted rights. Use, duplication or disclosure is subject to restrictions as set forth in either Camera computer.

  • Page 3

    Introduction Introduction EOS Utility (hereinafter EU) is software for communication with your EOS System Requirements DIGITAL camera. By connecting the camera and computer with the cable Contents at provided with the camera, you can download to your computer images Windows Vista* a Glance saved in the camera’s memory card as well as set various camera...

  • Page 4

    Introduction Contents at a Glance Contents at Downloading images from your camera to a Remote shooting a Glance computer To shoot by controlling the camera from a computer p.25 (Remote Live View shooting) To batch download all the images to a computer Downloading Images To shoot with accurate horizontal/vertical alignment...

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Batch Downloading Images to Your Computer ..Downloading Selected Images to Your Computer..Remote Downloading Images with a Card Reader ....Shooting Downloading Images Using Digital Photo Professional ..Downloading Images Using ZoomBrowser EX ..Preferences Downloading Images without Using Canon Software..Exiting EU..............Reference Index...

  • Page 6: Preparing To Download Images

    Preparing to Download Images Starting up EU Introduction To download to your computer images shot with your camera, you will When the camera’s power switch is set to < ON >, EU will start up, and need to connect your camera and computer using the interface cable the camera and computer will be able to communicate.

  • 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

    Introduction Check the downloaded images. Downloading Selected Images to Your Computer DPP Main window From the images saved in your camera’s memory card, you can select Contents at the ones you want and download them to your computer. a Glance Click [Lets you select and download images].

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    Introduction View the images and checkmark images to Specify the save destination and then click the [OK] download. button. Contents at Viewer window Displays the save destination on the computer a Glance Download image dialog box Downloading Images Camera Settings Remote Shooting Preferences...

  • 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,...

  • Page 11

    Setting the Camera from Your Computer Introduction This section explains how to set the camera’s functions from EU. Contents at Setting the Camera Owner’s Name and Date/Time ... a Glance Available Settings by Camera Model......Setting up Camera Functions ........Downloading Images Available Settings by Camera Model......

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

    Setting the Camera Owner’s Name and Date/Time Introduction You can set and apply to the camera, the camera owner’s name and Click the [ ] button. date/time, and record these as shooting information of shot images. Capture window Contents at Connect your camera and computer, and then start a Glance up EU...

  • Page 13: Available Settings By Camera Model

    You can display the version of the camera’s firmware. Index You can update the firmware by clicking on this item. For more details on updating firmware, refer to the Canon’s website. The main window appears. For a list of the capture window functions, refer to p.49.

  • Page 14: Setting Up Camera Functions

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

  • Page 15: Available Settings By Camera Model

    Introduction Click the required setting and specify each one. Available Settings by Camera Model Shooting menu Contents at REBELXSi 1Ds Mk III a Glance Setting 450D 1D Mk III 1000D Downloading Picture Style Images Personal White Balance – JPEG Quality –...

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

    Downloading You can also register Picture Style files in the camera as user-defined Images 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

    Introduction Changing Picture Style Settings and Applying Drag the slider for each item left or right. to the Camera Contents at You can set your own Picture Style [Sharpness], [Contrast], [Saturation] a Glance and [Color tone] and apply them to the camera, in the same way as operating from the camera.

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

    Introduction Customizing Picture Styles and Applying to Select a Picture Style from the [User defined Picture Style] list box. the Camera Contents at You can set your own Picture Style item, [Sharpness], [Contrast], a Glance [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 Click the [Open] button. 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 Contents at user-defined settings in your camera.

  • Page 20: Registering Personal White Balance In The Camera

    Introduction Registering Personal White Balance in the Camera A Picture Style file is an extended function of Picture Style. For more details on Picture Style files, refer to the Canon’s website. 1Ds Mk III 1D Mk III The Picture Style files that you can apply to the camera are files...

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

    Introduction Open the folder containing the saved white balance Setting JPEG Quality and Applying to the Camera file, select the file and then click the [Open] button. 1Ds Mk III 1D Mk III Contents at The white balance file is loaded. a Glance The white balance files that you can register to the camera are You can set the JPEG image quality and apply it to the camera, in the...

  • Page 22: Adjusting White Balance And Applying To The Camera

    Setting My Menu and Registering to the Camera Introduction You can register up to six frequently used menu items as My Menu and Adjusting White Balance and Applying to the Camera register them to the camera, in the same way as operating from the You can adjust white balance, in the same way as operating from the camera.

  • Page 23

    Introduction Click the [ ] button. Click [My Menu settings]. My Menu Contents at a Glance Downloading Images The [My Menu settings] window appears. Camera Settings Select the item to be registered and click the [Add] button. My Menu settings window Remote Shooting Preferences...

  • Page 24

    Remote Shooting by Controlling the Camera from Your Computer Introduction 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 Contents at also shoot by directly operating your camera even during remote a Glance shooting, or preset a time allowing the camera to shoot automatically with timer shooting.

  • Page 25: Preparation Before Remote Shooting

    Preparation Before Remote Shooting Introduction Attach the cable protector and fix it with the fixing 1Ds Mk III 1D Mk III screw. Fix the plug to the camera with the cable protector to prevent it from detaching during remote shooting. Contents at a Glance Remove the cap.

  • Page 26: Remote Live View Shooting

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

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    Introduction Set the Live View function. Click the [ ] button to shoot. Display [Set-up menu] (p.11) and click [Live View function settings], and then select [Live View shoot. Enable]. Contents at a Glance Downloading Images The shot image is transferred to your computer and displayed in Camera Settings the [Quick Preview] window.

  • Page 28: Adjusting The Focus

    Introduction Click the [ ] button. Adjusting the Focus Set the lens’s focus mode switch to < AF > and you can adjust the focus Contents at while looking at the Remote Live View window. a Glance The section you selected in step 1 is displayed enlarged at 100% Drag [ ] to the section you want to enlarge.

  • Page 29: Checking The Depth Of Field And Exposure

    Introduction Adjust the focus. Checking the Depth of Field and Exposure You can check the depth of field and exposure in the Remote Live View Contents at window. a Glance Click the [ON] button. Closer Downloading Images Further away Camera Settings ], [ ]: Adjustment Large amount...

  • Page 30: White Balance With The Remote Live View Window

    Introduction White Balance with the Remote Live View Window White Balance for Flash Photography You can change the white balance for images displayed in the Remote When taking flash shots where the subject is illuminated Contents at Live View window. instantaneously, you can take a test shot under the same conditions as a Glance a actual shot, and adjust the white balance in the [Test Shooting]...

  • Page 31

    Introduction Click the [ ] button. Click the [Apply to camera and execute test shooting] button. The [Click white balance] window appears. Contents at Click white balance window a Glance Downloading Images A shot will be taken again using the part of the image in step 3 Camera Settings clicked as the standard for white and the shot image is displayed...

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

    Introduction Adjusting the Horizontal/Vertical Alignment of the Camera Changing the Aspect Ratio You can display gridlines in the [Remote Live View window] in the same 1Ds Mk III 1D Mk III Contents at way as the camera’s live view function, and adjust the horizontal/vertical a Glance As with the camera’s live view function, it is possible to shoot with a alignment of the camera.

  • Page 33: Shooting By Operating The Camera

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

  • Page 34: Timer-controlled Shooting

    Timer-controlled Shooting Introduction Two types of timer shooting are available where the camera Interval Timer Shooting automatically takes shots at a specified time or a specified number. You can automatically take shots by setting the interval between shots Contents at and the number of shots to be taken.

  • Page 35: Bulb Exposures

    Introduction Set the desired aperture. Bulb Exposures 1Ds Mk III 1D Mk III Contents at Click the [ ] button. a Glance Display the capture window (p.25) The [Timer shooting settings] dialog box appears. Enter the exposure time and click the [Start] button. Downloading Double-click the shooting mode icon and select [BULB].

  • Page 36

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

  • Page 37: Preferences

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

  • Page 38: Destination Folder

    Introduction Destination Folder File Name You can specify the save destination folder of images downloaded from You can specify the file name of images downloaded from your camera Contents at your camera or of images shot remotely. or of images shot remotely. a Glance Downloading Images...

  • Page 39: Download Images

    Introduction Download Images Linked Software You can set the images from the list box that are downloaded when You can select the linked software that starts up when images are Contents at [Starts to download images] in the main window is clicked. downloaded from the camera or when images are shot remotely.

  • Page 40

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

  • Page 41: Troubleshooting

    Install the software on your computer. Connect the camera and your computer. EU and the camera may not communicate normally with a cable other than the EOS DIGITAL camera-dedicated Canon interface cable Reference If you have connected the camera and your computer with the (p.5).

  • Page 42

    Introduction Do not connect more than one camera to the same computer. Two or Communication between EU and the camera disconnected more cameras may not operate normally. Operation of the Auto power off function will automatically switch the Contents at camera off, disabling communication with EU, if you turn the Auto If there is insufficient charge left in the camera battery, the camera a Glance...

  • Page 43: 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) Introduction This is a function for checking your images with Digital Photo Click the [Browse] button and specify the save Professional (hereinafter DPP) in real time using the Wireless File destination folder for shot images.

  • Page 44: Function For Use With The Accessories

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

  • Page 45: Folder Structure And File Names In The Memory Card

    Click the [Start] button, select [All Programs] The camera specific character string set at the Camera ([Programs] in Windows 2000) [Canon Utilities] time of factory shipment or set in the camera Settings appears in “****” of the file name. [EOS Utility] [EOS Utility Uninstall].

  • Page 46: Deleting The Driver (windows 2000 Only)

    Delete [EOS XXX PTP Driver]. Settings Your camera model is displayed in EOS XXX. Click the [Start] button select [Programs] [Canon Utilities] Remote [EOS XXX PTP Driver] [PTP Driver Uninstall]. Shooting Proceed with the deletion as directed by the on- screen messages.

  • Page 47: List Of Main Window Functions

    List of Main Window Functions Introduction Control camera tab sheet Accessories tab sheet Contents at a Glance Downloading (p.6) (p.43) Images (p.7, p.47) Camera Settings (p.25, p.49) (p.42) Remote Shooting Preferences (p.36) Exits EU (p.9) Reference Index...

  • Page 48: List Of Viewer Window Functions

    List of Viewer Window Functions (p.7 to p.8) Introduction Bracketing icon Images already transferred to computer icon Switches the recording media Selects the condition of the image Contents at a Glance Downloading Images Recording media folder hierarchy Camera Settings RAW image icon Remote Shooting sRAW + JPEG...

  • Page 49: List Of My Menu Settings Window Functions

    List of My Menu Settings Window Functions (p.21 to p.22) Introduction Switches My Menu position Contents at a Glance Downloading Images Camera My Menu (up to 6 items) Settings All items that can be Remote applied to My Menu Shooting Preferences Reference Adds to My Menu...

  • Page 50: List Of Capture Window Functions

    List of Capture Window Functions Introduction AF mode Contents at a Glance Drive mode Rotates shot image* Bracketing Power status* Shoot button (p.26) Downloading Shots to go Images Save destination for shot images Color temperature Shutter speed Camera Shooting mode Aperture Settings ISO speed...

  • Page 51: List Of Remote Live View Window Functions

    List of Remote Live View Window Functions (p.25) Introduction Sets the color temperature Contents at a Glance Controllers 1 Downloading Images Selects the white balance (p.29) Camera Click white balance (p.29) Settings Lens drive (p.28) Checks the depth of field Remote (p.28) Shooting...

  • Page 52: List Of Zoom View Window Functions

    List of Zoom View Window Functions (p.27) Introduction Moves the display position Sets the color temperature Contents at a Glance Controllers 1 Downloading Images Selects the white balance (p.29) Camera Click white balance (p.29) Settings Lens drive (p.28) Checks the depth of field Remote (p.28) Shooting...

  • Page 53: List Of Test Shooting Window Functions

    List of Test Shooting Window Functions (p.29) Introduction Contents at a Glance Downloading Test Shooting button Images Displays the [Click white balance] window (p.30) Camera Settings Saves the test shot image Remote Shooting Preferences Reference Index Enlargement ratio of the image Displays the capture window Closes the window...

  • Page 54: Index

    Index Introduction Adjusting the Focus (Remote Live View Shooting)......File Name Settings (Preferences) ............Adjusting the Horizontal Alignment of the Camera Folder Structure and File Names............Contents at (Remote Live View Shooting) ............. Folder Structure and File Names in the Memory Card ......a Glance Adjusting the Vertical Alignment of the Camera Function for Use with Original Data Security Kit OSK-E3 ....

  • Page 55: About This Instruction Manual

    Instruction Manual without permission. Contents at Shooting Menu (Capture Window)............a Glance Canon may change without notice the software specifications and contents of this Instruction Manual. Specifying Preferences ............... The software screens and displays printed in this Instruction Manual Basic Settings................

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