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Icons in this Manual
<6> indicates the Main Dial.
<5> indicates the Quick Control Dial.
<9> indicates the Multi-controller.
<0> indicates the SET button.
0, 9 or 8 indicates that the respective function remains active
for 4 sec., 6 sec., or 16 sec. respectively after you let go of the button.
In this manual, the icons and markings indicating the camera’s
buttons, dials, and settings correspond to the icons and markings on
the camera and on the LCD monitor.
The <3> icon indicates a function which can be changed by
pressing the <M> button and changing the setting.
The M icon on the upper right of the page indicates that the function
is available only in the Creative Zone modes (p.20).
For more information, reference page numbers are provided in
In this manual, “camera is ready to shoot” (shooting-ready) refers to the
condition where the camera is turned on and no menu or image is
displayed on the LCD monitor. The camera can thereby shoot immediately.
About the Symbols
: Tip or advice for better shooting.
: Problem-solving advice.
: Warning to prevent shooting problems.
: Supplemental information.
All operations explained in this manual assume that the power switch
is already set to <1> or <J>. (p.32)
<5> operations explained in this manual assume that the power
switch is already set to <J>.
It is assumed that all the menu settings and Custom Functions are
set to the default.
For explanatory purposes, the instructions show the camera attached
with an EF-S17-85mm f/4-5.6 IS USM lens.
Conventions Used in this Manual