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i Selecting the Drive Mode
If <B> or <M> is set, the time lag from when you press the shutter
button completely until the picture is shot will be longer than with normal
single or continuous shooting.
With Live View shooting, <B> and <M> cannot be set.
When the battery level is low, the continuous shooting speed may
become slightly slower.
In AI Servo AF operation, the continuous shooting speed may become
slightly slower depending on the subject and the lens used.
i: The maximum continuous shooting speed of approx. 5.0 shots/sec.
is attained under the following conditions*: At 1/500 sec. or faster shutter
speed, at maximum aperture (varies depending on the lens), Distortion
correction: Disable, and Anti-flicker shooting: Disable. The continuous
shooting speed may decrease depending on the shutter speed, aperture,
subject conditions, brightness, lens, flash use, temperature, remaining
battery level, etc.
* Set the AF operation mode to One-Shot AF and the Image Stabilizer (IS) switch to
OFF when using the following lenses: EF300mm f/4L IS USM, EF28-135mm f/3.5-
5.6 IS USM, EF75-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM, and EF100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM.