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    After shooting, playback and check the image whether it has been properly recorded. If the camera or memory card is faulty and the images cannot be recorded or downloaded to the personal computer, Canon cannot be held liable for any loss or inconvenience caused.

  • Page 3: Item Check List

    Item Check List Before starting, check that all the following items have been included with your camera. If anything is missing, contact your dealer. The accessories included can also be checked in the System Map (p.194). i2:_ Camera: EOSoIDs Mark (includes eyecup, body cap, battery compartment cap, and installed battery' for the date/time clock) iZ/ Battery:...

  • Page 4: Conventions Used In This Manual

    Conventions Used in this Manual icons in this ManuaJ ® <_> indicates the Main Dial. ® <O> indicates the Quick Control Dial ® <,_i,> indicates the Multi=controller. ® <_:> indicates the SET button= ® 66 or G16 indicates that the respective function remains active for 6 sec= or 16 sec= respectively after you let go of the button= ®...

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Contents item Check List ....................Conventions Used in this Manual ............... index to Features ....................Handling Precautions ..................Quick Start Guide ..................... Nomenclature ....................Recharging the Battery ..................Installing and Removing the Battery ..............Using a Household Power Outtet ..............Installing and Removing the Memory...

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    Contents Selecting the AF Mode ..................Selecting the AF Point ..................When Autofocus Fails ..................Manual Focusing ..................Selecting the Drive Mode ................Self-timer Operation ..................Metering Modes ....................Program AE ..................... Shutter-Priority AE ................... Aperture-Priority AE ..................Depth-of-Field Preview ................. Manuat Exposure ....................

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    Contents Automatic Sensor Cleaning ................Appending oust Oelete oato ..........Manuat Sensor Cleaning ................Preparing to Print ................... Printing ......................Trimming the Image ..................Digital Print Order Format (DPOF) ..............Direct Printing with DPOF ................Setting Custom Functions ................Custom Functions ..................Custom Function Settings ................

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    lnde× to Features ® Picture Style _,_ p.57 ® Color space _,_ p.72 ® Battery ® Custom Functions for image quality • Charging _,_ p°26 • Noise reduction • Calibration ,,_>p°28 for long exposures @ p.163 • Battery check _,_ p.29 o Noise reduction for high ISO @ p.163 •...

  • Page 9: Index Tofeatures

    Index toFeatures ® Mirror lookup ",J._. p.104 ® Magnified view _,_ p .120 ® Setfotimer _,_, p.88 ® image browsing (Jump display) @ p.119 ® image Rotate @p.121 ® Program @ p°92 ® Auto r otate ® Shutter-priority @ p.94 of vertica_ images @ p.130 •...

  • Page 10: The Battery

    Follow these safeguards and use the equipment properly to prevent iniury, death, and matedal damage, • To prevent fire, excessive heat, chemical leakage, and explosions, follow the safeguards below: - Do not use any batteries, power sources, and accessories not specified in this booklet.

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    Do not use paint thinner, benzene, or other organic solvents to clean the equipment. Doing so may cause fire or a health hazard. ff the product does not work properly or requires repair, contact your deaJer or your nearest Canon Service Center.

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    Canon Service Centen Wipe off any water droplets with a dry cloth. If the camera has been exposed to salty air, wipe with a wel!-wrung wet cloth. ¢_Never leave the camera near anything having a strong magnetic field such as a magnet or electric motor.

  • Page 13: Handling Precautions

    Handling Precautions PaneJ and Monitor ® Although the LCD monitor is manufactured with very high precision technology with over 99.99% effective pixels, there might be a few dead pixels among the remaining 0.01% or less pixels. Dead pixels displaying only black or red, etc., are not a malfunction. They do not affect the images recorded, ®...

  • Page 14: Quick Start Guide

    Quick Start Guide insert the battery. (p.29) Take offthe cap and insert a fully- charged battery. Attach the tens. (p.35) Afign the red dot..Set the lens focus mode switch to <AF>. (p.35) Insert a memory card. (p.32) The Heftslot is for the CF card. and the right sJot is for the SD card.

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    Quick Start Guide Set the camera to the default settings. (p.49) On the menu screen under the [t?_] tab, select [CIear alI camera settings]. o Press the <MENU> button and turn the <8><0> dial to select it. then press <_-_ >. o The <...

  • Page 16: Nomenclature

    Nomenclature Lens mount index Self-timer lamp Shutter button (p,36)---_! Lens release button (p,35) (p,24) mount Contacts (p,13) preview button (p,97) Tripod socket Body number switch (p,39) <[:EL> VerflcaI-gd_ Multi-spot metering button (p.39, 10,5/91 ) Vertical-gd_: (p,39, 37) Hand strap mount Body cap (p,35) Vertical-gdp shutter button ....

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    Nomenclature <-,6,:> LCD panel button (p,102) Aperture button (p,99/98) FE lock/Multi-spot Flash-sync contacts _----- metering button (p,105t91 ) <_> Focal plane <150> ISO speed set button (p,56) selection/Flash exposure compensation button Main Dial (p,37) <MODE> LCD panel (p,19) mode selection button (p,92} <AF-ON>...

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    Nomenclature <INFO,> Info/Tdmmin odentation button (p.114, 116, 186/145 <MENU> Menu .., button (p.41) mounting hole system terminal card slot cover <_> (p,116) <@> Erase button (p,128 ..<_f_7> Protect/Sound recording button (p.123/124)/ Rear LCD Panel (p,20) ..<_> Picture Style setting button (p.57) ..

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    Nomenclature Top LCD PaneJ Shutter speed Aperture Bulb (buLb) AEB amount Bulb exposure time (min,:sec,) FE lock (FEL) Dust Delete Data acquisition (- -) Busy (buSY) AF point selection mode Error (Err) ([_ _] AF, SEL[ ], SELAF) Sensor cleaning (C Ln) Recording media indicator (Card *)

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    Nomenclature Rear LCD PaneJ External media selection- --External media connection icon .3 icon *s --White balance correction SD card indicator-- White balance SD card -- Auto selection icon Daylight Shade Cloudy Tungsten iight White fluorescent light Flash Custom Color temperature Large Medium1 Medium2...

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    Nomenclature V[ewfinder Information Center spot meterin AF point : Cross4ypepoints : gsskst AF points Max, burst JPEG icon <Z_3> RAW icon <_> Battery check <M> Focus confirmation light <_> AE lock AEB in-progress Highlight tone pnodty display Multi-spot metering peed icon <_ >...

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    Nomenclature Battery Pack LPoE4 y release handle Protective cover HandJe end Contact Battery Charger LC-E4 Charger for Battery Pack LP-E4. (p.26) Charge level/Calibration (Discharge) status indicatod Performance check lamp Battery pa Protective Power cord socket covers (2)

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    Nomenclature AC Adapter Kit ACK-E4 Powersthe camera from a household power outlet, (p,3!) Protective cover DC coupler AC adapter DC terminal...

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    Nomenclature Attaching the Neck Strap and Nand Strap Using the USB CabJe Protector Strap cabJe protector Terminal Interface came Extension system terminaJ Hand strap (soJd separateJy) Attach the strap @ 4_ After attaching the strap, pulJ it at ihe buckle to take uP the slack and to make sure it does not _oosen: _ Attach the extension system terminal cap securely, making sure it is not...

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    Getting Started This chapter explains preliminary steps and basic camera operations.

  • Page 26: Recharging The Battery

    Recharging Battery Connect the charger to a power outlet. ® Connect the power plug to a power outlet, and connect the power cord to the charger. ® When no battery is attached, all the indicator lamps will be off. Remove the protective covers from...

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    Recharging the Battery Tips for Using the Battery and Charger ® Recharge the battery on the day before or on the day it is to be used. Even during non=use or storage, a charged battery wiii gradually discharge and lose its power. ®...

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    Recharging the Battery <CAL/CHARGE> _amp blinks in red. This indicatesthat yOUshouldcalibratethe batteryso that the eoiTectbattery level is detectec and the camera'sbattery Ieve indicatorcandisplayme correc_batterylevel Calibrationis no_a requiredoperation.If you warnto just rechargethe battery,you can let the batterystart recnargmg automaticallya_terabout 10sec. If/ou want _oao me calibration._ressme <CALIBRATE>...

  • Page 29: Installing And Removing The Battery

    Installing and Removing the Battery Installing the Battery Load a fully charged LP-E4 battery pack into the camera. Remove the battery compartment cap. _ Grasp both sides of the cap and puii it out= insert the battery. _ Insert the battery firmly all the way, and turn the release handle as shown by the arrow.

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    Installing and Removing the Battery Batten] Life ® The figures above are based on a fully-charged LP-E4, no Live View shooting, and ClPA (Camera & Imaging Products Association) testing standards. The actuai n_mber of shots maybe fewer than indicated ab0ve depending on the shooting conditions.

  • Page 31: Using A Household Power Outtet

    Using a Household Power Outlet With AC Adapter Kit ACK°E4, you can connect the camera to a household power outlet and not worry about the battery level, Connect the DC plug. ® Connect the DC Coupler's plug to the AC adapter's DC terminal. Connect the power cord.

  • Page 32: Installing

    Installing and Removing the Memory Card The camera can use a CF card and SD card. Images can be recorded with at least one memory card installed in the camera. If both card slots have a card, you can select which card to record images with or record the same images simultaneously on both cards.

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    Installing Removing the Memory Card Set the power switch to <ON>. _y,, T he number of possible shots will be displayed on the top LCD panel and in the viewfinder. _y,, T he rear LCD panel will indicate which memory card(s) has been Memory card selection icon installed.

  • Page 34: The Memory

    Installing and Removing the Memory Card The access mamp lights during any of the following operations: image is being exposed, being written to or read by the memory card being erased, or data is being transferred. While the access lamp ms lit, never do any of the following.

  • Page 35: Mount,ng And Oetach,ng Olens

    Mounting and Detaching a Lens Mounting a Lens Remove the caps. _ Remove the rear lens cap and the body cap by turning them as shown by the arrow, Attach the Rens. _ Align the red dots on the lens and camera and turn the lens as shown by the arrow until it snaps in place.

  • Page 36: Basic Operation

    Basic Operation Power/Quick Control DiaJ Switch <OFF> _ The camera is turned off and does not operate. Position when you do not use the camera. <ON> " The camera operates. <J> "The camera and <O> dial operate. (p.38) _i Wheneveryou set the power switchto <ON/j> or <OF:F>_ the sensorcJeanlngwill De executed automatically.

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    Basic Operation Pressing completely This releases the shutter and takes the picture. ¢_Uf you Press the shutter buttQncompleteiy without Pressing iihaifway first or if you press the shutter button halfway and then press it completely immediately, the camera wil! take a moment before iStakes the picture. _;, Even during the menu display, image playback_ and image recording, you can instantly go back to sho0ting-ready by pressing...

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    Basic Operation <0> Using the Quick Control Dial for Selecting Before using the <0> dial, set the power switch to <J>. After pressing a button, turn <©> dial. When you press a button, its function remains selected for 6 seconds (66). During this time, you can turn the <O>...

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    Basic Operation Vertical Shooting The bottom of the camera provides a shutter button, <_:_> Main Dial, <r:_q> AF point selection button, <_> AE Lock button, <AF-ON> <FEL Start button, and > FE lock/Multi-spot metedng button all for vertical shooting. _ Before using the vertical shooting controls, set the vertical operation on/ off switch to <ON>.

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    Basic Operation Holding the Camera To obtain sharp images, hold the camera still to minimize camera shake. Horizontal shooting Vertical shooting 1. Wrap your right hand around the camera gdp firmly. 2. Hold the lens bottom with your lef_ hand. 3.

  • Page 41: Menu Operations

    Menu Operations By setting various optional settings with the menus, you can set the Picture Style, date/time, Custom Functions, etc, While looking at the <MENU> LCD monitor, you use the button on the camera back and the <_> <O> dials. OoOn a'n :iai0 Oiat...

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    Menu Operations Menu Setting Procedure isplay the menu. <MENU ® Press the > button to display the menu. Semect a tab. ® Turn the <_> dial to select a tab. Select a menu item. ® Turn the <0> dial to select the menu item, then press <...

  • Page 43: Menu Settings

    Menu Operations Menu Settings _° Shooting 1 (Red) Page / "_,:/ 1_. /dL / "_" t _ / _ / _®.a(! - 5) / J] (2500 - 10000) / PC-! - 5 Manual registration of white balance data WB correction: B/A/M/G bias, 9 levels each WB-BKT: B/A and MtG bias, single-level increments, _+3levels...

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    Menu Operations _= Playback 2 (B_ue) Page Disabled / Enabled Disabled / Enabled Brightness / RG B 1! 8 Enlarge from image center / Enlarge from selected AF point 1 image / !0 images / 100 images / Screen / Date / Folder r? °...

  • Page 45: To The Default

    Menu Operations Set-up 3 (Yellow) Page Save / Load Register / Apply Resets the camera to the default settings Auto cleaning / Clean now / Clean manually For updating the firmware Displayed when WF%E2/E2A (sold separately) is attached ,,_,,,Custom Functions (Orange) Customize the camera as desired...

  • Page 46: Before You Start

    Before You Start Setting the Interface Language Semeet [Language]. _ Under the [t?:] tab, select [Language] (the third item from the top), then press < _ > Set the desired manguage. ® Turn the <O> dial to select the language, then press < _> _., The language wiii change.

  • Page 47: Set The Powefoff Time/auto Power Off

    Before You Start Set the Powermoff Time/Auto Power Off To save battery power, the camera turns off automatically after a certain time of non-operation. You can change this auto power-off time. If you do not want the camera to turn off automatically, set this to [Off]. After the power turns off, you can turn on the camera again by pressing the shutter button or other button.

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    Before You Start Select the memory card. ® [D] is the CF card, and [[_] is the SD card. ® Turn the <O> dial to select the card, then press <J_>. Select [OK]. ® When [[_] is selected, Iowqevel formatting is possible. (pA9) ®...

  • Page 49: Reverting Camera Settings To The Default

    BeforeYou Start About Lowolevel Formatting When [[_] SD card is selected, low=level formatting is possible. If the wdting speed to the SD card is slower than usual or if you want to completely erase the data in the SD card, checkmark [Low JeveJ format] and format the card.

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    Before You Start @ Setting [Clear all camera settings] will reset the camera to the following default settings: Shooting Settings Image-Recording Settings Standard P (Program AE) One-Shot AF L (Large) Automatic selection Evaluative metering Standard Single shooting sRGB O (Zero) AWB (Auto) Canceled Canceled...

  • Page 51: Quality

    image Settings This chapter explains the settings for shooting digital images: Image-recording quality, ISO speed, Picture Styles, white balance, and color space. When the Camera is ready to Shoot, you can press the <INFO.> butt °n to see the image settings, (p.186)

  • Page 52: Setting The Image-recording Quality

    Setting Image-recording Quality You can set the image size (recorded pixels), image type (JPEG, RAW, sRAW), and JPEG quality (compression rate). Selecting the image Size LiM1iM2iS wiii record the image in the JPEG. in the Ii_}is_ mode, the image will require processing with the software provided, sl]_} is a small RAW image which is one4ourth (approx.

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    ¢_ The file size, number of possible shots, and maximum burst during continuous shooting are based on Canon's testing standards (JPEG quality: 8, ISO 100, Picture Style: Standard). ¢_ Check the viewfinder or top LCD panel for the current number of possible shots.

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    Setting the Image-recording Quality About RAW The RAW image is the data output by the image sensor and converted to digital data wMch is recorded on the memory card as is. The RAW image is transferred to a personal computer where software (provided) is used to adjust the image as needed.

  • Page 55: Setting The Jpeg Quality (compression Rate)

    Setting the Image-recording Quality If the viewfinder displays ,99': foe the maximum burst, it means ihe maximum burst !s99 or higher" If 98 ar lower iS displayed, the maximum burst iS 98 or lower, f you stop the continuous shoot rig, the max mum burst will increase Setting the JPEG Quality...

  • Page 56: Setting The Iso Speed

    JSO: Setting JSO Speed The ISO speed is a numeric indication of the sensitivity to light. A higher ISO speed number indicates a higher sensitivity to light. Therefore, a high ISO speed is suited for low light and moving subjects. However, the image may look more coarse with noise, etc.

  • Page 57: Selecting A Picture Style

    _,,~ Selecting a Picture Style By selecting a Picture Style, you can obtain the desired image effects matching your photographic expression or the subject= Press the < _,_ > button. ® When the camera is ready to shoot, press the <_;_> button.

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    _,_,_.Selecting a Picture Style _ Monochrome For bJack-and-white images. ® With JPEG L!MI/M2/S images, color cannot berestored tothe black-and-white image. Do not use this Picture Style ifyo u want coJor JPEG images. When [Monoch[ome] !s selected, < B!W> wi!! appear on the rear LCD paneJ, ®_ User Def.

  • Page 59: Customizing The Picture Style

    _,,~ Customizing the Picture Style You can customize the Picture Style by adjusting the individual parameters like [Sharpness] and [Contrast]. To customize [Monochrome], see the next page. Press the < _,_ > button. elect a Picture Style. _ Turn the <0> dial to select a Picture Style, then press the <HNFO.>...

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    ®:_. Customizing the Picture Style ®_ By Selecting [Default set.] in Step 3, YOUCan revert the [espective Picture Sty!e to its default parameters. ® To shoot with the picture Styie you modified, follow step 2 on the p[eceding page to select the Picture StyJe and then Shoot. Monochrome Adjustment For Monochrome,...

  • Page 61: Registering The Picture Style

    Registering Picture Style You can select a base Picture Style such as [Portrait] or [Landscape], adjust its parameters as desired and register it under [User Def. 1], [User Def. 2], or [User Def. 3]. You can create Picture Styles whose parameters such as sharpness and contrast are different.

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    _:,_ Registeringthe PictureStyle Set the parameter. _ Turn the <O> dial to set the parameter as desired, then press <_ >. _ Press the <MENU> button to register the new Picture Style. The Picture Style selection screen will then reappear. _y,, T he base Picture Style will be displayed on the dght of [User Def.

  • Page 63: Selecting The White Balance

    Selecting White Balance White balance (WB) is for making the white areas look white. Normally, the <_> (Auto) setting will obtain the correct white balance. If natural- looking colors cannot be obtained with <_ >, you can set the white balance manually to suit the respective light source.

  • Page 64: Custom White Balance

    _e_ Custom White Balance Custom wNte balance enables you to manually set the wNte balance for a specific light source for better accuracy. Up to five Custom white balance data can be registered to the camera. You can also append a name (caption) to the registered Custom wNte balance data.

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    _o_ Custom White Balance Photograph a solid-white object. ® The plain, white object should fill the center spot metedng circle. ® Set the lens focus mode switch <MF>, then focus manually. (p.86) ® Shoot the white object so that a standard exposure (gray)is...

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    _o_ Custom White Balance [Register image on card] First folow step 4 under [Record and register image] to take a picture of a pJain, white object. This image saved in the memory card can then be registered for Custom WB. The procedure up to step 2 is the same as with [Record and register image].

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    _e_ Custom White Balance Selecting and Shooting with the Custom WE} data You can shoot with the registered Custom WB data. Select the registered Custom Registered images ® On the Custom WB registration screen, select the No. of the registered Custom WB. Semeet [Set as white balance].

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    _o_ Custom White Balance *}_, Select [Edit caption]. ® Turn the <O> dial to select [Edit caption], then press < {_ > Enter any name. ® Press the < o=.iL_> button, and the text palette will be highlighted in a color frame and text can be entered= ®...

  • Page 69: Setting The Color Temperature

    Setting Color Temperature You can numerically set the white balance's color temperature. Press the <FUN(::,> button. (66) <FUNC> ®_ Press button once twice to display the white balance the rear LCD panel's upper dght. _- Card/Image size Semeet< Q >. _ Turn the <Q>...

  • Page 70: White Balance Correction

    White Balance Correction You can correct the wMte balance that has been set. This adjustment will have the same effect as using a commercially-available color temperature conversion filter or color compensating filter. Each color can be corrected to one of nine levels. Users familiar with using color temperature conversion or color compensating...

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    White Balance Correction White Balance Auto Bracketing With just one shot, three images having a different color tone can be recorded simultaneously. Based on the color temperature of the current white balance setting, the image wiii be bracketed with a biuelamber bias or magentafgreen bias.

  • Page 72: Setting The Color Space

    Setting CoJor Space The color space refers to the range of reproducible colors. With tMs camera, you can set the color space for captured images to sRGB or Adobe RGB. For normal images, sRGB is recommended. Select [Color space]. _ Under the [t_'] tab, select [CoJor space], then press <_>.

  • Page 73: Selectingthe Media, Folder, And Recording Method

    Selectingthe Media, Folder, and Recording Method _ This instruction Manual assumes that a CF card or SD card is in the camera, When an external media is used via the Wireteaa FHe Transmitter WFT-E2/E2A (soil aeparateJy), <_> icon will appear as the third recording media, It can be selected in the same way as with the CF card <D>...

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    Selecting the Media, Folder, and Recording Method Setting the Recording Method You can set how the image is recorded to the memory card. Select [Record fun¢+media/folder sel.]. ® Under the [P?°] tab, select [Record func+med+alfo+der sell, then press +i_+_,_, Semeet [Record fun¢.].

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    Selecting the Media, Folder, and Recording Method When [Auto switch media] is set the card for recording wil_ switch from rote When tree. separately] or tree. to multiple] is set tne image wilt be recorded .nder the same file number in both the CF and SD cards. The number of shots remaining displayed on the top LCD 3ane_and in the viewfinder is based on the card with fewer remaining sno[s tnan me o_nerca d.

  • Page 76

    Selecting the Media, Folder, and Recording Method About Folders As vdth "100EOS1D" for exampIe, the folder name starts with three digits (folder number) followed by five characters. A folder can contain up to 9999 images (file No. 0001 - 9999). When a folder becomes full. a new fo der with a higner one-up foider number is created autornaticaJly.

  • Page 77: Changing The File Name

    Changing File Name The file name has four alphanumedc characters followed by a four-digit image number (p.79) and (Ex.) 7_=3B0001.JPG extension. The first four alphanumeric characters are set upon factory shipment and unique to the camera. However, you can change it. With "User setting1 ,"...

  • Page 78

    Changing the File Name ® Operate the <O> dial or <,:_1_> to move the _/and select the desired character. Then press <:_> to enter ® Enter the required number of alphanumeric characters, then press the <MENU> button. _y,, T he new file name will be registered and the screen in step 2 will reappear.

  • Page 79: File Numbering Methods

    File Numbering Methods _::::_ The 4-digit file number is like the frame number on a roll of film. The captured images are (Ex.) 7_=3BOOOI.JPG assigned a sequential file number from 0001 to 9999 and saved to one folder. You can also change how the file number is assigned.

  • Page 80

    Fite Numbering Methods Auto Reset The file numbering restarts from 0001 each time the memory card is reptaced or a new foJder is created. Whenever the memory card is replaced or a new folder created, the file numbenng starts from 0001. This is convenient if you want to organize images according to memory cards or folders.

  • Page 81

    Setting the AF and Drive Modes The Area AF has 45 AF points (19 high-precision crossRype points and 26 Assist AF points). You can select any one of the 19 cross-type points to match your composition. You can also select the AF mode to match the shooting conditions and subject and select the best drive mode.

  • Page 82: Selecting The Af Mode

    Selecting AF Mode Select the AF mode suiting the shooting conditions or subjecL On the mens, set the focus mode switch to <AF>. <AF,DRIVE> Press button. (66) Select the AF mode. _ Turn the <_Z> dial to select the AF mode.

  • Page 83

    AF: Selecting the AF Mode _,, If focus cannot be achievea, the focus confirmation light <0> in the we _¢finder will biink. If this occurs, a picture cannot be taken even if the shutter button is pressed completeJy. Recompose [ne picture and try aria focus again.

  • Page 84: Selecting The Af Point

    Selecting the AF Point Automatic AF Point Selection From among the 45 AF points, the camera seJects the AF point automatically to suit the shooting conditions. Manual AF Point Selection You can manually seJect any of the ti) cross-type AF points. This is best when you want to focus the target subject at will, or autofocus quickly while composing the shot.

  • Page 85

    Selecting the AF Point Lens, Maximum Aperture and AF Sensitivity The EOS=IDs Mark Jil can execute high-precision AF with lenses whose maximum aperture is f12.8 or larger. With f/2.8 and faster Jenses* With the 19 AF points indicated by _, high-precision, cross-type AF (both horizontal- and verticaNine...

  • Page 86: When Autofocus Fails

    When Autofocus Falls Autofocus can fail to achieve focus (the focus confirmation light <0> blinks) with certain subjects such as the following: Subjects difficult to focus ® Low-contrast subjects Example: Blue sky, solid-color walls, etc. ® Subjects in low light ®...

  • Page 87: Selecting The Drive Mode

    DRIVE" SeJecting the Drive Mode SeJect the drive mode. Pressthe <AF,DRIVE> button.(66) _ While looking at the top LCD panel, turn the <O> dial. E:31 : SingJe shooting When you press the shutter button completely, one shot will be taken. High-speed continuous sheeting...

  • Page 88: Self-timer Operation

    ® Self-timer Operation 4_ Press the <AFoDRIVE> button. (66) Select either <_jo> or <5_)2>. Look at the top LCD panel and turn the <@> dial to select <®_o> or <_2>. 5_} 1° : lO-sec, seJf4imer ® 2 : 2-see. self-timer ;5 Take the picture.

  • Page 89

    Exposure Control Select the shooting mode to suit the subject or shooting objective. You can set the shutter speed andtor aperture to obtain the exposure you want. Atso, with an EX-series Speedtite, you can take flash pictures as easity as normat shooting without flash. First set the POWer switch t°...

  • Page 90: Metering Modes

    Metering Modes <_ Press the <_"_> button. (456) _,_., Semect the metering mode. _ While looking at the top LCD panel, turn the <_:_> diai. E®3:Evaluative metering [io3: Partial metering E']: Spot metering Center=weighted average metering E$3 pvaiuative metering This is the camera's standard metering mode suitedfor most subjects even under backlit conditions.After detectingthe subject's position in the view, f inder,the brightness, background,...

  • Page 91

    E$3Metering Modes 83 Center-weighted average metering The metering is weighted at the center and then averaged for the entire scene. IVlu[ti-$pot Metering With multiple spot meter readings, you can see the relative exposure levels d multiple areas in the picture and set the exposure to obtain the desired result. _ Set the metering mode to [_ spot...

  • Page 92: Program Ae

    P" Program The camera automatically sets the shutter speed and aperture to suit the subject's brightness. This is called Program AE. * <P> stands for Program. * AE stands for Auto Exposure. Press the <MODE> button. (¢6) Semeet <P>, ® Turn the <_iQ> dial to select <p>, i_.,_ Focus...

  • Page 93

    P : Program AE ake the picture. @ Compose the shot and press the shutter button completely. Jf "30'"' shu_er speed and the maximum aperture blink, it indicates underexposure increase tl_e ISO speed or use flash If me --800e' shu_e[ speed and the minimum aperture blink, it indicates overexposure.

  • Page 94

    Tv" Shutter-Priority in this mode, you set the shutter speed and the camera automatically sets the aperture to obtain the correct exposure matching the brightness of the subject. This is called shutter-priority A faster shutter speed can freeze the action or moving subject. Or a slower shutter speed can create a blurred effect, giving the impression of motion.

  • Page 95: Shutter-priority Ae

    TV: Shutter-Priority AE If the maximum aperture blinks. _tindicates unaerexeosure. Turn the <8> dial to set a slower shutter speed until the aper[ure slops blinking or se[ a higher ISO speea. If the minimum aperture blinks, it indicates overexposure, Turn the <_¢_> dial to set a faster shutter speed until the aperture stops blinking or se[ a lower ISO speed.

  • Page 96

    Av" Aperture-Priority In tMs mode, you set the desired aperture and the camera sets the shutter speed automatically to obtain the correct exposure suiting the subject brightness. TMs is called apertureopnodty AE. A Mgher ftnumber (smaller aperture hole) will make more of the foreground and background fall within acceptable focus.

  • Page 97: Aperture-priority Ae

    Av: Aperture-Priority AE If the "30'"' shutter speed blinks, it indicates underexposure. Turn the <8> dial to set a larger aperture tsmaller ftnumber) untit the blinking s_ops or set a higher _SO speed. If the "8000" shutter speed blinks, l_ indicates overexposure Turn the <8>...

  • Page 98: Manuat Exposure

    M" Manual Exposure In this mode, you set both the shutter speed and aperture as desired. To determine the exposure, refer to the exposure level indicator in the viewfinder or use a commercially-available handheld exposure meter. This method is called manual exposure. * <M>...

  • Page 99: Exposure Compensation

    Exposure Compensation Exposure compensation is used to alter the standard exposure set by the camera. You can make the image look brighter (increased exposure) or darker (decreased exposure). You can set the exposure compensation up to _+3stops in 1/3-stop increments. Check the exposure Revel...

  • Page 100: Auto Exposure Bracketing (aeb)

    Auto Exposure Bracketing (AEB) By changing the shutter speed or aperture automatically, the camera brackets the exposure up to ±3 stops in li3-stop increments for three successive shots. This is called AEB. * AEB stands for Auto Exposure Bracketing, Homddown the <MODE> and <AFoDRIVE>...

  • Page 101: Ae Lock

    AE Lock Use AE lock when the area of focus is to be different from the exposure metering area or when you want to take multiple shots at the same exposure setting. Press the < _ > button to lock the exposure, then recompose and take the shot.

  • Page 102: Bulb Exposures

    Bulb Exposures When bulb isset, the shutter staysopen whileyou holddown the shutter buttoncompletely, a nd closeswhen you let go ofthe shutter button. This iscalled bulbexposure.Use bulbexposures fornight scenes,fireworks, the heavens,and othersubjects requiring l ong exposures. _ Press the <MODE> button and turn bulb Semect"buLb".

  • Page 103

    Bulb Exposures Eyepiece Shutter If your eye is not looking at the viewfinder, stray light entedng the eyepiece can adversely affect the exposure. To prevent tMs, slide the eyepiece shutter lever as shown by the arrow to shutter the eyepiece. Connecting the Remote Switch...

  • Page 104: Mirror Lockup

    Mirror Lockup Although using the self-timer or Remote Switch can prevent camera shake, using mirror Iockup to prevent camera vibrations can also help when use a super telephoto lens or shoot close ups. When C.Fn [[[ 4 5 [Mirror [ockup] is set to [1:Enable] or [2:Enable: Down with SET]...

  • Page 105: Flash Photography

    Flash Photography Using an EX_series $peedtite An EX=series Speedlite (sold separately) makes flash photography as easy as normal shooting without flash. You can easily do the flash operations below. For detailed instructions, see the EX=senes Speedlite's instruction manual. • E-TTL II Autoflash E-TTL II is an autoflash exposure system incorporating improved...

  • Page 106

    Flash Photography Flash Function Settings and Flash Custom Functions When an EXosedes S_such as the 580EX _controllable by the camera is attached, you can use the camera's menu screen to set the Speedlite's flash function settings such as the flash mode, FEB, and 1st or 2rid curtain sync, and wireless flash.

  • Page 107

    Flash Photography Metered ManuaJ Flash Exposure This is for close-up flash photography when you want to set the flash level manually. Use an 18% gray cai d and an EX-senes Speedlite which has manual flash mode. Follow the instructions below: 1.

  • Page 108

    FJash Units Syne Speed The camera can synchronize with non=Canon compact flash units at 11250 sec= and slower speeds. With large studio flash units, since the flash duration is longer, set the sync speed within 1130 sec= to 11125 sec= Be sure to test the flash synchronization before shooting.

  • Page 109

    Live View Shooting You can shoot while viewing a reat4ime image on the camera's LCD monitor or on a personal computer screen. This is called "Live View shooting." using a hard disK-type card is not recommenaea, use a memory cara. When you use Live View shooting for a Jong period, the camera's internal temperature...

  • Page 110: Live View Shooting

    Live View Shooting Instead of looking through the viewfinder, you can look at a real=time image on the camera's LCD monitor while shooting. You can also magnify the real-time image on the LCD monitor by 5x or 10x so you can focus more precisely.

  • Page 111

    Live View Shooting DispJayJng Live View image on the LCD Monitor With the camera ready to shoot, press <_5>. _, The Live View image will appear the LCD monitor in real4ime with 100% field of view. ® With the video cable (provided) connecting the camera...

  • Page 112

    Live View Shooting Magnifying the image for Manual Focusing Move the focusing frame to the r_ position where you want to focus. ® Use<, _,>to select t hefocusing framein fullview.Ifyoupress<,_,> atthe center, thefocusing framewill return to thecenter. _i_ Press the <Q, > button. _y,,The area within the focusing frame...

  • Page 113

    Live View Shooting Taking the Picture Cheek the composition...._i® i .., i ?i_!_!_iii!!ii!ilili _ Press the <(;_,>to check the image composition in full view. Cheek the disptay. i!il i !i ii i Take the picture. ® Press the shutter button completely. _y,, T he picture will be taken and the captured image is displayed on the LCD monitor.

  • Page 114

    Live View Shooting About the Information Display ® Eachtimeyoupressthe<BNFO.> button, t he information displaywillchange, Live View (Brightness/RGB) simulation Batter frame Picture Style Exposure level Flash-read_ ISO speed Shutter speed Shots remaining Aperture Flash exposure level When the [_: ave View function settings] menu's [Grid display] is se_£o...

  • Page 115: Image Ptayback

    Image Playback Learn how to view or erase images, and copy images between the CF card and SD card. For images taken with another camera: The camera might not be able to properly display images captured with a different camera or edited with a personal computer or whose file name was changed.

  • Page 116

    Image Playback Pmaybaek the image. ® Press the <_> button, _y,, T he last captured image or last image viewed will appear. Select the image. ® To playback images starting with the last image, turn the <O> dial counterclockwise. To playback images starting with the first captured image, turn the dial clockwise.

  • Page 117: Shooting Information Disptay

    Image Playback Shooting Information DispJay Single image display + Image size Sound record ng ..Folder number - File number ..Memory card Shutter s Image-recordin! quality Playback ima number/ Tetal images recorded Shooting Information Display Flash exposure compensation ...... Picture Style amount ....

  • Page 118

    []Image Playback ® About Highlight AJert When the [D: HighJight alert] menu is set to [EnabJe], overexposed highlight areas will blink. To obtain more image detail in the overexposed areas, set the exposure compensation to a negative amount and shoot again. ®...

  • Page 119: Index Dispiay, Jump Display

    Image Playback mndex Display Turn on the index display. ® During image playback, press the <Q> button. _y,, T he 4=image index display wiii appear. The currently=selected image wiii be highlighted in a blue frame. ® Pressthe <Q> button again to switch to the 9=image index display= Semect an image.

  • Page 120: Magnified View

    Image Playback Magnified View You can magnify the image by 1,5x to lOx on the LCD monitor, Magnify the image. ® During image playback, press the < _ > button. _ The image will be magnified. ® To increase the magnification, hold down the <+_>...

  • Page 121: Rotating An Image

    Image Playback @ Rotating an Iraage You can rotate the image to the desired orientation. Semeet [Rotate]. ® Under the [_'] tab, select [Rotate], then press < _ > Semeet the image. ® Turn the <O> dial to select the image to be rotated.

  • Page 122: Viewing The Images On Tv

    []Image Playback Viewing the images on TV By connecting the camera to a TV set with the video cable (provided), you can view the captured images on a TV set. Turn off the camera and the television before connecting them. Connect the camera to the TV.

  • Page 123

    o-. Protecting images Protecting the image prevents it from being erased accidentally. Protecting a Single mmage Playback the image to be protected. Protect the image. _ During image playback, press the < c_.iL_> button. _> When an image is protected, the <B>...

  • Page 124: Protecting Images

    o-_ Protecting Images Images can also be protected individually When the [D ° Protect images] menu is set to [Select images]. Press <_> to protect or unprotect the ® Once an image is protected, it cannot be erased by the camera's erase function.

  • Page 125: Copying Images

    Copying images The images in a memory card can be copied to the other memory card= Copying JndividuaJ images SeJect [image copy]. ® Under the [_'] tab, select [image copy], then press <J_>. SeJect [SeMmage]. ® Turn the <O> dial to select [SeMmage], then press <_>= SeJect...

  • Page 126

    % Copying Images Total images selected SeJect the image. ® Turn the <O > dial to select the image to be copied, then press <_>. _y,, T he <4'> icon wiii appear on the upper left of the screen. ® Press the <(_> button to display the three-image view= To return to the single- image display, press the <...

  • Page 127

    Id_ Copying Images _y,, T he copying will start and the progress will be displayed. When the copying is completed, the result will be displayed. Select [OK] to return to the screen in step 2. Copying All mmages ina Folder In step 2, select [SeLh].

  • Page 128: Erasing Images

    Erasing Images You can either select and erase images one by one or erase them in one batch. Protected images (p.123)will not be erase& Once an image is erased, it cannot be recovered. Make sure you no longer need the image before erasing it, To prevent important images from being erased accidentally,...

  • Page 129: Changing Image Ptayback Settings

    Changing image Ptaybaek Settings Setting the LCD MonitQr Brightness You can adjust the brightness of the LCD monitor to make ateasier to read. Semeet [LCD brightness]. ® Under the [t?:] tab, select [LCD brightness], then press < _ > Adjust the brightness.

  • Page 130: Auto Rotate Of Vertical Images

    Changing image Playback Settings Auto Rotate of Vertieat images Vertical images are rotated automatically so they are displayed vertically on the camera's LCD monitor and personal computer instead of horizontally, The setting of this feature can be changed, Semeet [Auto rotate].

  • Page 131

    Sensor Cleaning The camera has a Self Cteaning Sensor Unit attached to the sensor's front layer (low-pass fitter) to shake off dust automatically. The Dust Delete Data can also be appended to the image so that any remaining dust spots can be removed automatically by the Digitat Photo Professional (provided software).

  • Page 132: Automatic Sensor Cleaning

    Automatic Sensor Cleaning Whenever you set the power switch to < ON/J> or <OFF>, the Self Cteaning Sensor Unit operates (approx. 3.5 sec.) to automatically shake off any dust on the front of the sensor. Normally, you need not be aware of this operation. However, you can execute the sensor cleaning at anytime as well as disable it.

  • Page 133: Appending

    Appending Dust Delete Data Normally, the Self Cleaning Sensor Unit w'ill eliminate most of the dust visible on captured images. However, in case visible dust still remains, you can append the Dust Delete Data to the image to later erase the dust spots.

  • Page 134

    Appending Dust Delete Data Photograph a soiidowhite object. ® At a distance of 20 - 30 cm 10.7 - 1.0 feet, fill the viewfinder with a patterniess, solid-white object and take a picture. _y,, T he picture wiii be taken in the aperture-priority AE mode with an aperture of f122.

  • Page 135: Manuat Sensor Cleaning

    The surface of the image sensor is e×tremeJy delicate, if the sensor needs to be cleaned directJy, having it done by a Canon Service Center is recommended. Before cleaning the sensor, detach the lens from the camera= SeJect [Sensor cJeaning].

  • Page 136

    Manual Sensor Cleaning While cleaning the sensor, never do any of the following° if the power is cut off. the shutter will dose and the shutter curtains image sensor might get damaged. - Set the power switch to <OFF>. , Removelmsert the battery.

  • Page 137

    In this way, you can print multiple pictures in one batch or give the print order to a photofinisher. Canon,S PictBridge Web Site The Web site below gives more information on using your Canon camera with various printers, such as which paper types to use.

  • Page 138: Preparing To Print

    Preparing to Print You do the direct printing procedure entireJy with your camera while you look at the LCD monitor° Connecting the Camera to a Printer Set the camera's power switch _ <OFF>. Set up the printer. ® For details, see the printer's instruction manual.

  • Page 139

    Preparing to Print PJaybaek the image. @ Pressthe <[_> button. _y,, T he image will appear, and the <_(> icon will appear on the upper left to indicate that the camera is connected to a printer. The camera cannot be used with printers compatible only with CP Direct or Bubble Jet Direct When connecting the camera to the printer, ao not use any caD_e o[ner...

  • Page 140: Printing

    _{ Printing The screen display and setting options wi[[ differ depending on the printer. Some settings might not be available. For details, see the printer's instruction manual. Select the image to be printed. Printer-connected icon ¢_ ® Check that the <p#'> icon is displayed on the upper lef_ of the LCD monitor.

  • Page 141

    Type ® Turnthe <O > dia! to selectthe type d the paperloadedin the printer,thenpress <i_._>. ® When using a Canon printer and Canon paper, read the printer's instruction manual to check what paper types can be used. _. The page layout screen wiii appear.

  • Page 142

    P_(Printing Set the printing effects. ® Set as necessary. If you need not set any printing effects, go to step 5. ® Turn the <O> dial to select the item on the upper right, then press <_>. ® If the <[]> icon is displayed next to <_>, the printing effects can also...

  • Page 143

    p$" Printing et the date and file number imprinting. ® Set as necessary. ® Turn the <O> dial to select <Qj>, then press < _:>. ® Turn the <0> dial to select the desired setting, then press < :_>. Set the number of copies.

  • Page 144

    P_(Printing Adjustment of Printing Effects In step 4 on page 142, select the printing effect. When the <[_> icon is displayed next to <_[[:_@>, press the <INFO.> button. You can then adjust the printing effect. What can be adjusted or what is displayed will depend on the selection made in step 4.

  • Page 145: Trimming The Image

    f'_( Printing Trimming the image Titt correction You can crop the image and print only the trimmed portion as if the image was recomposed. Do the trimming right before printing. If you set the trimming and then set the print settings, you may have to set the trimming again.

  • Page 146

    P_( Printing &_' ®_ Depending on the printer, the trimmed image area might not De pnnted as you specified. 6_ The smaller you make the trimming frame, the grainier the picture will look on the pnn[ While trimming the image, tOOKa_me camera's LCD monitor.

  • Page 147: Digital Print Order Format (dpof)

    =% Digital Print Order Format (DPOF} Set the print type, date imprinting, and file No. imprinting. The print settings wiii be applied to aii print=ordered images. [They cannot be set individually for each image.) Set the Printing Options Select [Print order]. _y,, Under the [_'] tab, select [Print order], then press <_>.

  • Page 148

    Digital Print Order Format (DPOF) Standard Prints one image on one sheeL Multiple, thumbnail images are printed on Index one sheet. Print type ® Prints both the standard and index prints. Both Date [On] imprints the recorded date on the pdnL FiJe No.

  • Page 149

    Digita!PrintOrder Format(DPOF) Select and order images one by one. Press the <(_> button to display the threedmage view. To return to the single- image display, press the <(_> button. After completing the print order, press the <MENU> button to save the print order to the memory card.

  • Page 150: Direct Printing With Dpof

    Direct Printing with DPOF With a PictBridge printer, you can easily print images with DPOF. _ Preparing to print. _ See page 138. Followthe "Connecting the Camerato a Printer"procedureupto step 5. _ Under the [_°] tab, select [Print order]. _ Select [Print]. _ [Print] will be displayed only if the camera is connected to the printer and printing is possible.

  • Page 151

    Transferring a Personal You can use the camera to select images Jnthe memory card and transfer them directly to a personat computer. If the computer software (EOS DIGITAL Solution Disk CD-ROM) provided with the camera has been insta_ed in your personal computer, you can easily transfer the images without operating the personal computer.

  • Page 152

    E,_ Transferring images to a Personal Computer _ Before connecting the camera to the personal computer, be sure to first install the EO$ DIGITAL Solution Disk software (in the CD=ROM provided with the camera) in the persona[ computer. Preparation for image Transfer Connect the camera...

  • Page 153

    FD Transferring Images to a Personal Computer Transferring images to a Personat Computer The images transferred to the personal computer will be organized according to the shooting date and saved in the [My Pictures] folder for Windows or the [Pictures] folder in the Macintosh.

  • Page 154

    _,, Transferring Images to a Personal Computer Selecting the images to be Transferred Under the [_'] tab, you can use [Transfer order] to select the images to be transferred to a personal computer. When you select [Transfer order images] on the preceding page, you can transfer the images set by the transfer order.

  • Page 155

    Customizingthe Cameraand Saving CameraSettings To suit your shooting preferences, you can change the camera's functions and atso save the camera settings to a memory card. The saved settings can a{so be registered to the camera.

  • Page 156: Setting Custom Functions

    Setting Custom Functions _:::::, Semeet [,,.Q,,]. _ Turn the <_:_> dial to select the [,_,] tab. Semeet the group. ®_ Turn the <0> dial to select C.Fn I - IV, then press <:_ >. Select the Custom Function Custom Function No. _ Turn the <0>...

  • Page 157: Custom Functions

    Setting Custom Functions Custom Functions C,Fn H£ Auto focus/Drive C.Fn I: Exposure USM lens electronic Exposure Jevel increments ISO speed setting increments AI Servo tracking sensitivity Set ISO speed range AI Servo lst/2nd image priority Bracketing auto cancel AI Servo AF tracking method Bracketing sequence...

  • Page 158: Custom Function Settings

    Custom Function Settings The Custom Functions are organized in four groups based on the function type: C.Fn I: Exposure, C.Fn li: ImagetFlash exp (exposure)l Disp (Display), C.Fn Ill: Auto focustDdve, C.Fn IV: OperationlOthers. Note that the Custom Function numbers differ from previous EO$-lDsosedes...

  • Page 159

    Custom Function Settings 0: On The AEB and WBoBKT settings will be canceled when the power switch is set to <OFF> or the camera settings are cleared. AEB wil! also be canceled when bulb exposure is set or the flash is ready to fire. 1: Off The AEB and WB-BKT settings...

  • Page 160

    Custom Function Settings 0: Disable (use center AF point) 1: Enable (use active AF point) Enables spot metering linked to the selected AF point. With automatic AF point selection, spot metering will be at the viewfinder center. 0: Disable 1: Enable (TvtAv) This works in the shutter-priority...

  • Page 161

    Custom Function Settings Disable: All the metering modes (Co3: Evaluative, Co:3:Partial, C'3: Spot, C3: Centeroweighted average)will be seleetable. Enable: Only the metering modes set with [Register] will be selectable. Register: To make a metering mode unselectable, uneheck the cheekmark < v' >. After entering the settings, select...

  • Page 162

    Custom Function Settings While holding down the <_> (AE lock) button, you can switch to the registered setting (shooting mode, metering mode, shutter speed, aperture, or exposure compensation). Disable: Pressing the <_> button wilt lock the exposure (AE lock). Enable: By holding down the <-)(->...

  • Page 163

    Custom Function Settings C,Fn ll: Image/FJash e×posuretDispJay 0: Off 1 : Auto For 1 sec. or longer exposures, noise reduction is performed automatically if noise typical of _ong exposures is detected. This [Auto] setting is effective in most cases. 2: On Noise reduction is performed for all exposures...

  • Page 164

    Custom Function Settings 0: Disable 1: Enable Improves the highlight detail. The dynamic range is expanded from the standard 18% gray to bright Mghtights. The gradation between the grays and highlights becomes smoother. With setting i: the Settable ISO Speed range will be 200 :i 600. AJs0: the ISO speed displayed on the top LCD panel and in the viewfinder, will have the "O"displayed as a smaller character such as fi2ed';...

  • Page 165

    Custom Function Settings Enables or disables the firing of an external flash or nonoCanon flash connected to the PC terminal. O: Enable 1 : Disable Convenient when you want to use the external flash's AFoassist beam only. Note that whether or not the AFoassist beam is emitted dependent...

  • Page 166: C.fn Ill: Auto Focus/drive

    Custom Function Settings C,Fn [[[: Auto focuslOrive USM lens electronic MF can be enabled or disabled for when you use any of the following lenses. EF50mm f/1.0L USM, EF85mm f/1.2L USM, EF85mm f/1.2L I[ USM, EF200mm f/1.8L USM, EF300mm f/2.8L USM, EF400mm f/2.8L USM, EF400mm...

  • Page 167

    Custom Function Settings 1: AF priority/Drive speed priority For the first shot, focusing the subject is given priority. During continuous shooting, the continuous shooting speed is given priority over the focus° tracking of the subject. 2: Release/Drive speed priority For the first shot, shutter release is given priority over focusing...

  • Page 168

    Custom Function Settings 0: AF stop 1: AF start AF operates only wMle the button is pressed. WMte the button pressed, AF operation with the camera is disabled. 2: AE lock When the button is pressed, AE lock is apptied. Convenient when you want to focus and meter at different...

  • Page 169

    Custom Function Settings NormaIly, this adjustment is not required. Do this adjustment onJy if necessary. Note that doing this adjustment prevent correct focusing from being achieved. You can make fine adjustments of the AF's point of focus. It can be adjusted in +-20 steps (<...

  • Page 170

    Custom Function Settings In the AI Serve AF or One-Shot AF mode with manual AF point selection, you can increase the number of AF points by using the Assist AF points. Effective when it is difficult to track a moving subject with just one AF point.

  • Page 171

    Custom Function Settings You can instantly switch to the registered AF point with < _ > while the metering timer is active. (AF is activated at the moment when AF point is switched.) O: Disable 1: Enable By pressing < _1_>, you can switch to the registered AF point.

  • Page 172

    Custom Function Settings 0: Normal 1: Brighter Enables or disables the EOSodedicated Speedlite's AF-assist beam. O: Enable The external Speedlite will emit the AF-assist beam when necessary. 1: Disable The externa I speedlitds custom Euncti0n [AE-assJst beam firing] set to [D!sab!e] will override this Custom Function% 0 setting_ See page 104 for the mirror Iockup procedure.

  • Page 173: C.fn Iv: Operation/others

    Custom Function Settings C,Fn iV: Operation/Others 0: Metering + AF start 1 : Metering + AF startlAF stop AF-ON During autofocusing, you can press the < > button to stop the autofocusing. 2: Metering start'Meter + AF start This is useful for subjects which keep moving and stopping...

  • Page 174

    Custom Function Settings You can assign a frequently-used function to <_ET> When the camera ready to shoot, you can press < _-_>. 0: Normam (disabled) 1: White balance While looking at the rear LCD panel, you can change the WB. 2: linage size While looking at the rear LCD panel, you can change...

  • Page 175

    Custom Function Settings 0: Normal 1: Reverse direction The dial's turning direction for setting the shutter speed and aperture can be reversed. In the manual exposure mode, the direction of the <_> and <O > dials will be reversed. In other shooting modes, the <_>...

  • Page 176

    Custom Function Settings 0: Normal (enable) 1: Disab{e _,O,Muit}-eontroi_er When the power switch is set to <ON>, the <_>, <O>, and < _-> will be disabled from setting anything. The shutter button can still be used to shoot. This prevents any settings to be changed inadvertently,...

  • Page 177

    Custom Function Settings You can change how long the function settings remain in effect after you let go of the respective button. Disable: The timer length is set to the default. Enable: The timer length is set to the time set with [Register]. Register: You can set the 6-sec.

  • Page 178

    Custom Function Settings During Live View shooting, vertical lines corresponding to the aspect ratio will be displayed. You can thereby simulate framing for medium- and large-format film sizes such as 6x6 cm, 6x4.5 cm, and 4x5 in. This aspect ratio information will be appended automatically to the captured...

  • Page 179

    Registering and Applying CustomFunction Settings You can register up to three sets of Custom Function settings, You can register a different set of Custom Function settings for different shooting situations such as sports, snapshots, and landscapes. You can then instantly apply a registered set of Custom Function settings.

  • Page 180

    Registering and Applying Custom Function Settings The settings for C.Yn Ill -7 [AF Microadjustment] and C.Fn IV -11 [Focusin _ Screen] will not De included in me registered Custom Function settings. To view the registered Custom Function settings, select [Confirm settings].

  • Page 181: Registering My Menu

    Registering My Menu By registering the menu items and Sample Custom Functions which you change frequently, you can access and change them quickly with My Menu. You can register the top layer of items under each menu tab and any Custom Function.

  • Page 182: Saving And Loading Camera Settings

    Registering My Menu DeJeting My Menu items in step 2, select [Delete], then select the item to be deleted= To delete all the My Menu items, select [Delete aH items]= Start DispJay with My Menu In step 2, select [DispJay from My Menu], and set [Enable]= With the <MENU camera ready for shooting, pressing the >...

  • Page 183

    Saving and Loading Camera Settings Select [Save]. ® Turn the <O> dial to select [Save], then press < _ > Select [Start]. ® Turn the <O> dial to select [Start], then press <_>. _y The camera settings wiii be saved to the memory card, and the screen in step 2 wiii reappear.

  • Page 184

    Registering Basic Camera Settings You can set the basic settings for major functions such as the shooting mode, AF mode, metering mode, and drive mode and register them in the camera. This is convenient when you want to instantly switch to frequently-used shooting settings.

  • Page 185

    This chapter provides reference information forcamera features, system accessories, etc. T he back ofthis chapter alsohas anindex tomake iteasier totook up things.

  • Page 186: Camera Settings & Battery Information

    Camera Settings & Battery Information [NFO. Camera Settings When the camera is ready to shoot, you can press the <[NFO,> button to view the function settings on the LCD monitor. Display settings. camera <[NFO.> Press button= ..P icture Style (p.57) Picture Style parameters (p.58) Color space (p.72)

  • Page 187

    Camera Settings & Battery Information Battery Infa, You can check the battery's condition on a menu screen, Semect [Battery info.1. ® Under the [tY] tab, select [Battery info.], then press < :_h>. nation of the battery being used or household power source.

  • Page 188: Replacing The Date/time Battery

    Replacing DatelTime Battery The date/time (back=up) battery maintains the camera's date and time, Its service life is about 5 year& If the date/time is reset when the battery is replaced, replace the back=up battery with a new CR2025 lithium battery as described below, The dateRime setting will also be reset, so be sure to set the...

  • Page 189: Program Line

    Program Line The following program line applies when the camera is in Program AE < P > mode. 10 11 12 13 14 t5 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 [22 ] > F-]... 30 15 15 30 60 1252505001000200040008000 Shutter speed Understanding the Program...

  • Page 190: Troubieshooting Guide

    Troubleshooting Guide. if this Troubleshooting Guide does not resolve the problem, contact your dealer or nearest Canon Service CenteL The battery cannot be recharged with the battery aharger provided. To prevent mishaps, the battery...

  • Page 191

    Troubleshooting Guide images be shot or recorded. ® The memory card is not properly inserted. (p.32) ® Bfthe memory card is full, replace the card or delete unnecessary images to make room. Or if a not=full memory card is inserted in the other card slot, switch the recording to that card.

  • Page 192

    Troubleshooting Guide Live View shooting is not poasibieo ® When using Live View shooting, use a memory card (a hard disk=type card such as MicroDrive is not recommended)= A hard disk-type card requires a lower temperature range for operation than with normal memory cards, if the temperature gets too high, the Live View shooting...

  • Page 193: Error Codes

    Countermeasures displayed, remove and reinstall the memory card or format the card. This may resolve the problem. If the same error keeps appearing, there may be a prob[emo Write down the error code and consuJt your nearest Canon Service Center.

  • Page 194: System Map

    System S%E2 220EX 430EX 580EX il Macro Ring Ute Macro Twin Mte MR-14EX M%24EX i Accessories DioptricAdjustment LensesEg Anti-Fog Eyepiece Eg USB cable protector Wide Strap L6 Eyecup Eg 6R2025 tithlum oaz_ery ..Angle Finder C Hand Strap E1 EOSDiGiTAL Software Instruc_Eor SolutionDisk Manua Car Battery...

  • Page 195

    System Map Wireless Controller Switch Controller LC-5 TCo80N3 RS-80N3 Timer Remote Remote Canon EF lenses TV/Video Wireless File Transmitter VCol00 WFT-E2/WFT_E2A SD memory card PCMCIAadapter...

  • Page 196: Specifications

    USB external media Image sensor size: Approx. 36 x 24 mm Compatible lenses: Canon EF lenses (except EF-S lenses) (The effective lens focal length is the same as indicated on the [ens) Lens mount: Canon EF mount Image Sensor...

  • Page 197

    Specifications File name: Preset code, User setting1 (4 characters), User setting2 (3 characters + 1 image size character) File numbering: Consecutive numbering, auto reset, manual reset Color space: sRGB, Adobe RGB Picture Style: Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Def.! Recording methods: (1) Standard (2) Auto switch media...

  • Page 198

    Specifications Viewfinder information: AF information (AF points, focus confirmation light), metering and exposure information (metering mode, spot metering circle, shutter speed, aperture, manual exposure, AE lock, ISO speed, exposure level, exposure warning), flash information (flash ready, FP flash, FE lock, flash exposure level), white balance correction, JPEG/RAW recording,...

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    Max. burst: JPEG (Large): Approx. 56, RAW: Approx. 12, RAW+JPEG (Large): Approx. * Based on Canon's testing conditions with a 2GB CF card for high-speed continuous shooting with JPEG quality 8, tSO 100, Standard Picture Style. * Varies depending on the subject, memory card brand,...

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    Specifications Metering modes: Evaluative metering with the image sensor Metering range: EV 0 - 20 (at 23°C/73°F with EF50mm f/1.4 USM lens, ISO 100) Magnified view: Magnifiable by 5x or 10x at AF point Provided Grid display: Provided Exposure simulation: LOD Monitor Type: TFT color liquid-crystal...

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    Specifications - Direct Image Transfer Compatible images: JPEG and RAW/sRAW images * Only JPEG images can be transferred as wallpaper the personal computer screen Customization Custom Functions: Total 57 C.Fn setting registration: Provided My Menu registration: Provided Save camera settings: Provided Register basic camera settings:...

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    ® All specifications above are based on Carton's testing standards. ® The camera's specifications and exterior are subject to change without notice. ® if a problem occurs with a non-Canon lens attached to the camera, consult the respective lens maker.

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    Trademarks _ Adobe is a trademark of Adobe Systems Incorporated. ¢_ Windows is a trademark or registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation the United States and other countries. ¢_ Macintosh and Mac OS is a trademark or registered trademark of Apple Inc. in the United States and other countries.

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    Canon U.S.A. inc. One Canon Plaza, Lake Success, NY 11042, U.S,A. Tel No, (516)328-5600 This digital apparatus does not exceed the Class B limitsfor radio noise...

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    Do not expose the charger to rain or snow. Use of an attachment not recommended or sold by Canon may result in fire, electric shock, or personal injury. 6. To reduce risk of damage to electric plug and cord, pull by plug rather than by cord when disconnecting charger.

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    lnde× Automatic AF point selection ..84 Automatic AF point selection AC adapter ........ 23, 3! disabled ........Access lamp ......18, 34 Av ........... Adjust levels ........! 44 AWB ..........Adobe RGB ........AE ........... AE lock .......... B/W ..........

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    Index Center-weighted average Depth-of-field preview ....metering .......... Design rule for Camera File OF card ......13, 32,47, System ......... CF card slot ........Difficult-to-focus subjects ....86 Clean manually ......DIGITAL terminal ....138, 152 Clean now ........Direct printing ....... 137, 150 Direct transfer .......

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    Index Eyepiece ......... Eyepiece shutter ......Hand strap ........Handling precautions ..... Hard disk-type card ..33, 34, 109 Face brightener ......Faithful ..........High ISO speed noise reduction ,, 163 FE lock .......... Highlight alert ....... ! 18 FEB ..........Highlight tone priority ....

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    19 points/9 points (inner/outer) ..170 Noise reduction ......Lens .......... 13, 35 Nomenclature ......... Live View shooting ......Non-Canon flash ......Long exp. noise reduction ..... 163 Low level format ......NR ..........NTSC ........44, 122 Low-speed continuous shooting ..

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    Index Power cord ......22, 26, 31 Remote Live View shooting ..110 Power source ...... 26, 3!, 47 Remote switch ......Power Switch ........Replacing the date/time battery ,,, 188 Pressing compJetely ......RGB display ......... Pressing halfway ......Rotate ........

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    Index Single image display ..... Single image erase ....... Ultra DMA (UDMA) ......Single image playback ....116 Underscore ....... 72, 76 Single image protection ....123 User Defined ......58, 61 Single shooting ....... Skip ..........Vertical ..........Small ..........Vertical- and Software instruction...

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    This Instruction Manual booklet is current as of August 2007. For information on I the camera's compatibility with any accessories and lenses introduced after this I [date, contact any Canon Serv ce Center. CT1-1018-000 © CANON INC. 2007 PRINTED IN JAPAN...

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