Inserting and Removing the Battery Pack

Load a fully charged BP-511 battery pack into the camera. Slide the lever in the direction shown by the arrow in the diagram, and open the cover as shown. Make sure the battery pack is facing the right way, and insert it into the battery chamber. Insert the battery pack until it locks into place. Press the cover closed until it clicks shut. The level of charge remaining is shown in three stages when the Main Switch is set to ( ON ). H33) Charge is sufficient. O Charge is low. CD Battery pack...

Charging the Battery Pack

Connect the power cord to the compact power adapter. Insert the plug Into a power outlet. Store the cover In a place where It will not be lost. If you remove the battery from the camera, be sure to reattach the cover to protect against shorting. Align the end of the battery with the ( - ) mark on the adapter, press down on the battery, and slide it into place. To remove the battery, use the reverse of the above. Batteries can be charged in either the left or right side of the adapter. As soon...

Av Aperture Priority AE

In this mode, you set the aperture value, and the camera automatically sets the shutter speed to suit the brightness of the scene. This is called Aperture-Priority AE. By setting a smaller aperture value (larger aperture), you can blur the background to make the subject stand out as in a portrait. Or, by setting a larger aperture value (smaller aperture), you can increase the depth of field to make both the foreground and background look sharp. *Av stands for aperture value.

Contents

Reference Check Your Precautions for Quick Conventions Used in This Manual 22 Replacing the Backup Battery 24 Charging the Battery Pack 25 Inserting and Removing the Battery Pack 27 Inserting the Battery Pack 27 Removing the Battery Pack 28 Using a Household Power Supply 29 Mounting and Detaching a Lens 30 Mounting a Detaching a Inserting a CF Removing a CF IMS File Numbering System 32 Basic Main Shutter Button Using the Electronic Dials 34 About the LCD Menu Functions and Settings 36 IMD...

Custom Function Settings

You can adjust many of the Canon EOS D30's functions to meet your particular requirements using the Custom Function settings. To change Custom Functions, select C.Fn from the menu. < * > button AF lock (no AE lock) < * > button AE, AF (no AE lock) Press the shutter button down halfway AE 1 2-stop increments 1 3-stop increments Effective for reducing noise occurring in time exposure or bulb shots longer than one second. However, this requires processing time after the shot approximately...

Check the Image Immediately

You can view the images you take immediately, on the LCD monitor on the back of the camera. After the picture is taken, the image as it was shot appears on the LCD monitor. The image is shown for approximately 2 seconds. You can turn the Review function on or off, as well as display the image information display. ( 45) You can change the length of time the image is displayed. ( 46) You can change the brightness of the LCD monitor. ( 122) While a picture is being displayed, you can press the...

Press the H button

You can use the TV to view images or make menu settings just as you would with the LCD monitor. When you finish, set the Main Switch to (OFF), turn the TV off, then disconnect the video cable. When using a TV screen display, we recommend that you connect the EOS D30 to a household power supply using the DC coupler. ( 29) Images and menus do not appear on the LCD monitor while the video cable is connected to the camera. You can also switch the TV video signal...

Tv Shutter Speed Priority AE

In this mode, you set the shutter speed, and the camera automatically sets the aperture value to suit the brightness of the subject. This is called Shutter Speed-Priority AE. A fast shutter speed can freeze the motion of a fast-moving subject, and a slow shutter speed can blur the subject to give the impression of motion. *Tv stands for time value.

AF Mode Selection

The AF mode setting controls how the autofocus functions operate. The camera has two AF modes One-shot AF for still subjects, and AI Servo AF for moving subjects. AF mode selection is available in all Creative zone settings except for (MJEP ). Set the lens focus mode switch to (AF). Set the Mode Dial to a Creative zone setting other than (M)EP). Turn the ( 2s ) dial to make the selection. Press the shutter button down halfway to return to ready-to-shoot status. In addition to the above two AF...

Precautions for Handling

(1) This camera is a precision instrument. Do not drop it or expose it to physical shock. (2) The camera is not waterproof and should not be used in wet conditions or underwater. If the camera gets wet, take it to your nearest Canon dealer as soon as possible. If small amounts of water splash onto the camera, wipe it with a clean dry cloth. If the camera is exposed to salty air, wipe it thoroughly with a slightly damp cloth. (3) Never leave the camera close to devices that generate strong...

Major Specifications

reflex AE-AF digital camera with built-in flash and focal plane shutter vertical travel , 36-bit full color RGB each 12-bit , single-shot CMOS direct imaging sensor Picture size 22.7 x 15.1 mm 0.89 x 0.59 in Compatible lenses Canon EF lens group Lens mount Canon EF mount Lens focal length Approx. 1.6x indicated lens focal length high-resolution, large single-plate CMOS sensor. Effective sensor size 22.7 x 15.1 mm 0.89 x 0.59 in Advanced Photo System C Pixel count Total approx. 3.25 million...