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Thank you for purchasing a Canon product.
The EOS 5D is a high-performance, digital AF SLR camera with a large,
35.8 x 23.9mm CMOS sensor with 12.8 effective megapixels. The
camera has nine high-precision AF points, and it is compatible with all
Canon EF lenses (except EF-S lenses). Designed for quick shooting at
all times, the camera has many features for all types of shooting from
fully automatic snapshooting to creative work.
Before using the camera, try it out while reading this Instruction Manual
to familiarize yourself with camera operations.
To prevent accidents and damage, read the Safety Warnings (p.8,9)
and Handling Precautions (p.10,11).
Test the Camera Before Using
Before using the camera, take a few test shots and check that the images are
properly recorded on the memory card.
If the camera or memory card is faulty and the images cannot be recorded or read
by a personal computer, Canon cannot be held liable for any loss or
Copyright laws in your country may prohibit the use of your recorded images of
people and certain subjects for anything but private enjoyment. Also be aware that
certain public performances, exhibitions, etc., may prohibit photography even for
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and other countries.
All other corporate names and trademarks mentioned in this manual are the
property of their respective owners.
* This digital camera supports Design rule for Camera File System 2.0 and Exif
2.21 (also called “Exif Print”). Exif Print is a standard that enhances
compatibility between digital cameras and printers. By connecting to an Exif
Print-compliant printer, the shooting information is incorporated to optimize the