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EOS 6D (WG)
Wi-Fi Function Basic Instruction Manual
GPS Function Instruction Manual
For Wi-Fi functions, basic operation procedures for "Transferring Images between
Cameras" and "Connecting to a smartphone" are explained; for more detail, refer
to the "Wi-Fi Function Instruction Manual" included on the EOS Camera Instruction
Manuals Disk (DVD-ROM).
For GPS functions, operation procedures for all functions are explained.
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    EOS 6D (WG) Wi-Fi Function Basic Instruction Manual GPS Function Instruction Manual For Wi-Fi functions, basic operation procedures for "Transferring Images between Cameras" and "Connecting to a smartphone" are explained; for more detail, refer to the "Wi-Fi Function Instruction Manual" included on the EOS Camera Instruction Manuals Disk (DVD-ROM).

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    EOS 6D (WG) Wi-Fi Function Basic Instruction Manual...

  • Page 4: What You Can Do Using The Wireless Lan Functions

    (6) View images using smartphone a media player Make images View images viewable Remote shooting (Canon Image Gateway) (5) Send images to (3) Print images using a Web service a Wi-Fi printer Save and share images Print images (4) Operate the camera...

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    Use EOS Utility via a wireless LAN instead of an interface cable, and operate your camera from computer wirelessly. Send images to a Web service Upload your images to CANON iMAGE GATEWAY, an online photo service for Canon users (free registration required), to share them with family and friends.

  • Page 6: Conventions Used In This Manual

    All other corporate and product names and trademarks mentioned in this manual are the property of their respective owners. Note that Canon cannot be held liable for any loss or damage from erroneous wireless LAN settings for using the camera. In addition, Canon cannot be held...

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Contents Introduction What You Can Do Using the Wireless LAN Functions ....W-2 Conventions Used in This Manual ..........W-4 [Wi-Fi] Settings and Connection Status........W-6 Basic Settings for Wireless LAN Functions Registering a Nickname............... W-8 Basic Operation and Settings ............ W-11 Transferring Images Between Cameras W-13 Selecting the Connection Destination ........

  • Page 8: [wi-fi] Settings And Connection Status

    [Wi-Fi] Settings and Connection Status Settings and connection status for [Wi-Fi] under the [53] tab can be checked on the camera’s LCD panel and LCD monitor. Wi-Fi function When [53: Wi-Fi] is set to [Disable] When [53: Wi-Fi] is set to [Enable] but there is no connection Connected...

  • Page 9: Basic Settings For Wireless Lan Functions

    Basic Settings for Wireless LAN Functions This chapter describes settings necessary for using the camera’s wireless LAN functions.

  • Page 10: Registering A Nickname

    Registering a Nickname First, set the camera’s nickname. When the camera is connected to another device via a wireless LAN, the nickname will be displayed on the device. Be sure to set a nickname for your camera. Select [Wi-Fi]. Under the [53] tab, select [Wi-Fi], then press <0>.

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    Registering a Nickname Enter a nickname. For instructions on entering characters, see “Virtual Keyboard Operation” on the next page. Up to 16 characters can be entered. Finish. When you are finished, press the <M> button. Select [OK] on the confirmation screen, then press <0>.

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    Registering a Nickname Virtual Keyboard Operation Switching to other input areas To switch between top and bottom input areas, press the <Q> button. Moving the cursor To move the cursor, press the <U> key in the top area. Entering text In the bottom input area, press the <V>...

  • Page 13: Basic Operation And Settings

    Basic Operation and Settings Using the Camera While Wireless LAN Functions Are Active When you want to prioritize wireless LAN functions, do not operate the shutter button, Mode Dial, or playback button. Otherwise, shooting or playback operation may be prioritized and wireless LAN functions may be ended during the process.

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    Basic Operation and Settings Connecting with an Interface Cable When [Wi-Fi] under the [53] tab is set to [Enable], interface cable connection is disabled. Set it to [Disable] to connect the interface cable. When the camera is connected to a computer, printer, GPS receiver, or any other devices via an interface cable, the settings for [Wi-Fi] cannot be changed.

  • Page 15: Transferring Images Between Cameras

    Wireless connection is possible for Canon cameras with built-in wireless LAN functions marketed in 2012 or later. Note that the camera cannot be connected to Canon camcorders, even if they have built-in wireless LAN functions. The camera cannot be connected to Canon cameras without built-in wireless LAN functions, even if they support Eye-Fi cards.

  • Page 16: Selecting The Connection Destination

    Selecting the Connection Destination Register the target camera to connect to via a wireless LAN. The camera can be connected to only one camera at a time. Select [Wi-Fi function]. Under the [53] tab, set [Wi-Fi] to [Enable], then select [Wi-Fi function].

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    Selecting the Connection Destination Select the images to send. Select images on the camera sending the images (p.W-16). Do not operate the camera receiving the images. Note that GPS information is not displayed on the camera’s playback screen even if GPS information is appended to the received image. Shooting locations can be viewed on a virtual map, using the Map Utility software.

  • Page 18: Sending Images

    Sending Images Sending Images One by One Selected images are sent one by one. Select an image to send. Press the <U> key to select an image to send, then press <0>. Press the <u> button and turn the <6> dial to the left to select an image on the index display.

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    Sending Images Sending Selected Images Multiple images (up to 50 files) can be selected and sent. Press <0>. Select [Send selected]. To select the size of the image to send, press the <U> key and select [Resize image]. Press the <U> key to select [Send selected], then press <0>.

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    Sending Images Reduce the image size. Set it if necessary. Send the images. Press the <V> key to select [Send], then press <0> to send the images. The transfer progress screen is displayed. To transfer other images, repeat steps 1 to 5. Terminate connection.

  • Page 21: Reconnecting

    Reconnecting The camera can reconnect to another camera for which connection settings have been registered. Select [Wi-Fi function]. Under the [53] tab, set [Wi-Fi] to [Enable], then select [Wi-Fi function]. Select [z]. Select [z] (Transfer imgs between cameras) and press <0>. Establish a connection.

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    W-20...

  • Page 23: Connecting To A Smartphone

    Connecting to a Smartphone Connecting the camera to a smartphone lets you use the smartphone to view, manage, and receive images stored in the camera. You can also use the smartphone to perform remote shooting. W-21...

  • Page 24: Preparation

    Preparation Supported Smartphone Operating Systems The following smartphone operating systems are supported (as of September 2012). For updated information on supported operating systems, refer to the download site of EOS Remote software. • iOS: Version 5.0 to 5.1 • Android: Version 2.3.3 to 4.0 EOS Remote Installation Required To communicate with a smartphone, the camera needs to be connected to the smartphone using the dedicated application EOS Remote.

  • Page 25: Using Camera Access Point Mode To Establish A Connection

    Using Camera Access Point Mode to Establish a Connection The camera and smartphone can be directly connected via a wireless LAN. Because the camera acts as an access point, no other access point is necessary, so you can establish communications easily even when you are out.

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    Using Camera Access Point Mode to Establish a Connection Connect the smartphone to the camera. On the Wi-Fi settings menu of the smartphone, select the SSID (network name) displayed on the camera’s LCD monitor. For the password, enter the encryption key displayed on the camera’s LCD monitor.

  • Page 27: Connect To The Camera

    Using Camera Access Point Mode to Establish a Connection Connect to the camera. When pairing is completed, the screen on the left is displayed. Press the <U> key to select [OK], then press <0>. A character other than in ASCII format is displayed as 8.

  • Page 28: Operating The Camera Using A Smartphone

    Operating the Camera Using a Smartphone You can use a smartphone with EOS Remote installed to view images stored on the camera and shoot remotely. EOS Remote Main Screen The main functions of EOS Remote are described below. Touch the screen to learn the operation procedures.

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    Operating the Camera Using a Smartphone Terminating the Connection Select [Exit]. If the screen on the left is not displayed, select [Wi-Fi function] under the [53] tab on the camera’s menu screen. Select [Exit] and press <0>. Select [OK]. Press the <U> key to select [OK], then press <0>...

  • Page 30: Reconnecting

    Reconnecting The camera can reconnect to a smartphone for which connection settings have been registered. Select [Wi-Fi function]. Under the [53] tab, set [Wi-Fi] to [Enable], then select [Wi-Fi function]. Select [q]. Select [q] (Connect to smartphone) and press <0>. Establish a connection.

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    EOS 6D (WG) GPS Function Instruction Manual...

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    Features Geotagging Images Location information* (latitude, longitude, elevation, and coordinated universal time* ) can be added to images. Shooting locations of geotagged images can be viewed on a virtual map on a computer. *1: Certain travel conditions or GPS settings may cause inaccurate location information to be added to images.

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    It is also possible to add location information at a later time to images shot by other EOS cameras and Canon compact digital cameras travelled with this camera. This function is applicable to JPEG Map data ©2012 ZENRIN - and RAW images (file extension: CR2).

  • Page 34: Meaning Of Symbols

    Conventions Used in this Manual Meaning of Symbols : Warning to prevent shooting problems. : Supplemental information. (p.**) : Reference page numbers for further information. The icons and markings indicating the camera’s controls and settings used in the manual correspond to the icons and marking on the camera. Basic Assumptions All operation procedures in this manual assume that the camera power switch is set to <ON>.

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    Table of Contents Features ..................G-2 Conventions Used in this Manual..........G-4 Acquiring GPS Signals ............... G-6 Setting the Positioning Interval ..........G-11 Setting Time from GPS on the Camera ........G-12 Logging the Route Traveled............. G-13 GPS Precautions ............... G-17 Map Utility ..................

  • Page 36: Acquiring Gps Signals

    Acquiring GPS Signals To acquire GPS signals, bring the camera outdoors where the sky is unobstructed and aim it upwards. Keep your hands and other objects off the top of the camera. Select [GPS]. On the [52] tab, select [GPS] and press <0>.

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    Acquiring GPS Signals GPS Acquisition Status LCD panel LCD monitor GPS signal status is indicated by the <r> icon on the camera’s LCD panel and LCD monitor. • Constant <r> : Signal acquired • Blinking <r> : Signal not acquired yet When you shoot while the <r>...

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    Acquiring GPS Signals Under favorable conditions, signal acquisition takes approx. 30-60 seconds after turning on the camera if radiowave conditions are good. The antenna of the internal GPS is located at the front of the hot shoe. GPS signals can be received even when an external flash is attached. However, acquisition will slightly be weakened.

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    Acquiring GPS Signals Viewing GPS Information Select [GPS]. On the [52] tab, select [GPS] and press <0>. Set [Select GPS device] to [Internal GPS]. When using the GPS Receiver GP-E2 (sold separately), select [External GPS]. Select [Set up]. Select [GPS information display]. Detailed GPS information is displayed.

  • Page 40: Take A Picture

    GPS is disabled. Note that if you play back an image with GPS information shot with another EOS 6D (WG) camera, GPS information is not displayed on the camera’s playback screen. Shooting locations can be viewed on a virtual map, using the Map Utility software.

  • Page 41: Setting The Positioning Interval

    Setting the Positioning Interval The interval (time) to update the location information can be set. Shorter positioning intervals yield more accurate location information for your images. However, fewer shots can be taken per charge. Select [GPS]. On the [52] tab, select [GPS] and press <0>.

  • Page 42: Setting Time From Gps On The Camera

    Setting Time from GPS on the Camera The camera time can be set using GPS signals. Select [GPS]. On the [52] tab, select [GPS] and press <0>. Set [Select GPS device] to [Internal GPS]. Select [Set up]. Select [Auto time setting]. Select an option and press <0>.

  • Page 43: Logging The Route Traveled

    Logging the Route Traveled Using the GPS logging function, the location information of the route the camera traveled can be automatically recorded on the camera’s internal memory. When you shoot while using the GPS logging function, images will be geotagged. The recorded location information can be viewed on a virtual map on a computer using the Map Utility software (p.G-18).

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    Logging the Route Traveled Set [Log GPS position] to [Enable]. When the GPS logging function is enabled, the <x> icon is displayed on the camera LCD panel and LCD monitor. Location Information Logs Location information is recorded at regular intervals along the route the camera traveled, as shown in [Position update timing] in the table below.

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    Logging the Route Traveled Importing log files to a computer You can import log files to a computer using the provided software EOS Utility, or by transferring the log data to a card at first. Routes travelled will be displayed on a virtual map when you open the log files imported to the computer with the Map Utility software (p.G-18).

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    Map Utility software. It is also possible to add location information at a later time to images shot by other EOS cameras and Canon compact digital cameras travelled with this camera using the Map Utility software. This function is applicable to JPEG and RAW images (file extension: CR2).

  • Page 47: Gps Precautions

    GPS Precautions Keep the following points in mind when using the GPS function. In certain countries and regions, the use of GPS may be restricted. Therefore, be sure to use GPS in accordance with the laws and regulations of your country or region. Be particularly careful when traveling outside your home country.

  • Page 48: Map Utility

    Windows XXX XXX Mac OS X XXX XXX information at a later time to images shot by other EOS cameras and Canon compact digital cameras travelled with this camera. Internet access is necessary to install Map Utility. Access the Internet, insert EOS Solution Disk into your computer, then click [Easy Installation] ([Install] for Macintosh).

  • Page 49: Specifications

    * When the camera’s internal memory becomes full, the oldest log files are overwritten with new information, one by one. Deleting log data: Supported All information in this manual is based on Canon testing standards. Product specifications and the exterior are subject to change without notice. G-19...

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    CANON EUROPA N.V. PO Box 2262, 1180 EG Amstelveen, The Netherlands For your local Canon office, please refer to your warranty card or to www.canon-europe.com/Support The product and associated warranty are provided in European countries by Canon Europa N.V. CEL-ST6VA210 ©...

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