Installing and Removing the CF Card

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The captured image is recorded onto the CF card (optional). Although the thickness is different between the Type I and Type II CF cards, either one can be inserted into the camera. The camera is also compatible with Microdrive (hard disk-type) and CF cards with 2 GB or higher capacity.

Installing the Card

Installing the Card

Label side

Label side

CF card eject button

CF card eject button


Shots remaining

Open the cover.

• Slide the cover as shown by the arrow to open it.

Insert the CF card.

• As shown in the illustration, face the label side toward you and insert the end with the small holes into the camera.

Inserting the CF card in the wrong way may damage the camera.

I The CF card eject button will stick up.

Close the cover.

• Close the cover and slide it in the direction shown by the arrow until it snaps shut.

• When you set the power switch to <0N>, the number of remaining shots will be displayed on the LCD monitor.

0 The shots remaining depends on the remaining capacity of the CF card, image recording quality, ISO speed, etc.

Installing and Removing the CF Card

Removing the Card

Open the cover.

• Check that "Recording..." is not displayed on the LCD monitor.

• Make sure the access lamp is off, then open the cover.

Remove the CF card.

• Press the CF card eject button. The CF card will come out.

A blinking access lamp indicates that data is being transferred, read, written, or erased on the CF card. While the access lamp is lit or blinking, do not do any of the following. Doing so may damage the image data. It may also damage the CF card or camera. Opening the CF card slot cover. Removing the battery. Shaking onianging the camera around.

f the CF card already contains recorded images, the image number might not start from 0001. (p.96)

If a CF card-related error is displayed, see page 38.

Compared to CF cards, hard disk-type memory cards are more vulnerable to vibration and physical shock. If you use a such a card, be careful not to subject the camera to vibration or physical shock especially while recording or displaying images.

0 On the menu, if you set [01 Shoot w/o card] to [Off], it will prevent shooting without a CF card. (p.94)

Mounting and Detaching a Lens

Mounting a Lens



EF-S lens mount index

EF lens mount index

Remove the caps.

• Remove the rear lens cap and the body cap by turning them as shown by the arrow.

Attach the lens.

• Align the EF-S lens with the camera's white EF-S lens mount index and turn the lens as shown by the arrow until it clicks in place.

• When attaching a lens other than an EF-S lens, align the lens with the red EF lens mount index.

On the lens, set the focus mode switch to <AF> (autofocus).

• If it is set to <MF> (manual focus), autofocus will not operate.

Remove the front lens cap.

Detaching the Lens

Detaching the Lens

While pressing the lens release button, turn the lens as shown by the arrow.

• Turn the lens until it stops, then detach it.

o When attaching or detaching the lens, take care to prevent dust from entering the camera through the lens mount.

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