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Canon WFT-E4 II Instruction Manual PDF

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Year 2009
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Summary of Content for Canon WFT-E4 II Instruction Manual PDF

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Add the latitude, longitude, altitude, date and time, and other shooting information to images

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Windows is a trademark or registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and other countries... Macintosh is a registered trademark of Apple Corporation in the United States and other countries... Wi-Fi is a registered trademark of the Wi-Fi Alliance... Wi-Fi Certified, WPA, WPA2, and the Wi-Fi Certified logo are trademarks of the Wi-Fi Alliance... WPS as used on camera settings screens and in this manual signifies Wi-Fi Protected Setup... UPnP is a trademark of the UPnP Implementers Corporation... Bluetooth and the Bluetooth logos are trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc... All other corporate and brand names in this manual are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners...

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Introduction 2 Conventions Used in this Manual ... 4 Chapter List... 5 Contents... 6 Areas of Use and Restrictions ... 8 Safety Warnings... 10 Nomenclature... 11 Attaching to the Camera ... 13 Vertical Shooting Controls ... 14 Installing and Removing the Battery ... 15 Using a Household Power Outlet... 17 Subsequent Organization of This Manual... 18

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7 Using External Media 75 Connecting External Media... 76 Choosing Recording Media When Shooting ... 79 Using Together With a CF Card... 81 Backing Up on External Media... 82

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To comply with local radio wave regulations in various areas around the world, Canon offers four region-specific versions of the transmitter (WFT-E4 IIA, E4 IIB, E4 IIC, and E4 IID) as described below... Please do not use your model (version) of transmitter in regions it was not designed for... For information on other areas where the transmitter can be used, contact a Canon Service Center...

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The following actions may be punishable under law... Disassembling or modifying the transmitter, or removing the certification label on it... Do not use the transmitter near other devices that emit radio waves, such as medical equipment or electronic devices... The transmitter may interfere with operation of these devices... Use the transmitter only with a compatible EOS DIGITAL camera... Using it with incompatible cameras may cause malfunction, accidents, and other problems not covered under warranty... Use the transmitter as a wireless or wired LAN device as described in this instruction manual... If you use the transmitter for any other purpose, Canon cannot be held liable for any loss or damage that may occur...

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The transmitter is a precision instrument... Do not drop it or subject it to shock... The transmitter is not waterproof... Do not use it underwater... Wipe off any moisture with a clean, dry cloth... If the transmitter has been exposed to salty air, wipe it with a clean damp cloth after wringing it out to remove excess water... Never leave the transmitter near any equipment that generates a strong magnetic field, such as magnets or electric motors... Do not leave the transmitter in excessive heat, such as in a vehicle in direct sunlight... High temperature may damage the transmitter... Do not wipe the transmitter using cleaners containing organic solvents... If the transmitter becomes difficult to clean, take it to the nearest Canon Service Center... To avoid corrosion, do not store the transmitter where there are strong chemicals, such as in darkrooms or chemical labs...

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* Attach this cap before connecting the USB cable in rainy weather or under other adverse conditions...

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Load a charged battery into the camera... Before attaching the transmitter to the camera, set the cameras power switch to <OFF>... The transmitter does not have a power switch... It is turned on and off in conjunction with the cameras power switch... Before removing the transmitter, set the cameras power switch to <OFF>...

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Setting the vertical-grip <ON/OFF> switch to <ON> enables the vertical-grip shutter button and other controls... These controls for shooting can still be used even when batteries are not loaded in the transmitter...

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Use one Battery Pack LP-E6 to power the transmitter... When replacing the transmitters battery, be sure to first set the cameras power switch to <OFF> before opening the transmitters battery compartment cover... In particular, if the battery compartment cover is opened without setting the cameras power switch to <OFF> while external media, GPS device or Bluetooth unit is still connected, you will need to reestablish the connection to the external media, GPS device, or Bluetooth unit... The transmitters battery is not included... Customers who do not have one should purchase it separately...

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Using a fully charged LP-E6... The number of images that can be transferred is nearly the same at normal temperature (23C / 73F) and low temperature (0C / 32F)... When automatic transfer is performed during shooting of an image of approx... 6 MB under conditions based on the CIPA (Camera & Imaging Products Association) test standards... Fewer images can be transferred when transferring images over a wireless LAN... Fewer images can be transferred when using bus-powered external media or GPS devices, or when using Bluetooth units...

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When the AC Adapter Kit ACK-E6 (sold separately) is used, a household power outlet can be used to power the camera without worrying about the battery level...

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Click one of the following chapter titles to view the corresponding page...

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Complete the basic network settings by following transmitter connection instructions on the camera menu screen...

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The connection instructions help you follow the steps to connect the transmitter to an existing wireless or wired LAN... To connect to a wireless LAN, prepare the wireless LAN terminal (wireless LAN access point or wireless LAN adapter) and computer in advance so that they are ready for you to connect the transmitter to the wireless network... When configuring the basic network settings, bring the transmitter within 3 m / 9... 8 ft... of the wireless LAN terminal... To connect to a wired LAN, use a LAN cable to connect the transmitter and computer... Set the transmitter for connection to the wired network...

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Pressing the shutter button or other camera controls during configuration by the connection instructions will close the connection instructions... Do not press the shutter button or other controls until configuration is finished... On the [5] tab, set [Auto power off] to [Off]... If auto power off is activated, the connection instructions will be closed during the configuration process...

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Computer Operating Systems Operation via [FTP trans... ] requires that Windows Vista (Business, Enterprise, or Ultimate Edition for 32- or 64-bit systems), Windows XP Professional, Windows 2000, or Mac OS X 10... 4 or 10... 5 be installed on your computer... In addition, the computer must be set up as an FTP server in advance... For instructions on setting up your computer as an FTP server, refer to the computer documentation... Windows Vista Home Premium and Home Basic Edition as well as Windows XP Home Edition cannot be used because FTP server functionality is not supported...

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LinkedShot Choose this option for linked shooting with multiple EOS 5D Mark II cameras attached with transmitters... Up to 10 slave cameras can be linked to the master camera on which you will release the shutter... Note that there will be a slight delay after you release the master camera shutter before the slave cameras shoot... Movie shooting is not supported... For further instructions on [LinkedShot], refer to page 65 of this manual...

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Wired LAN The [Network] settings screen is displayed... If you have selected a wired network, refer to page 29, Configuring Network Settings... Use a Category 5 or higher STP LAN cable... (STP: Shielded Twisted Pair)

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[Enter connection] and [Search again] To configure settings for the wireless LAN terminal manually, select [Enter connection] and press <0>... Complete the settings for the items displayed, one after another... To search for wireless LAN terminals again, select [Search again] and press <0>...

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3 Enter the encryption key... To switch between input areas, press the <A> button... To move the cursor, turn the <5> dial... In the bottom input area, turn the <5> dial and press <0> to enter the encryption key... If you make a mistake, press the <L> button to erase it... When you press the <7> button to complete the connection with the wireless LAN terminal, the [Network] screen (p... 29) is displayed... To return to the previous screen, press the <6> button... The entry is erased...

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This is a connection mode when using a wireless LAN terminal compatible with Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)... Pushbutton Connection mode (PBC mode) makes it easy to establish a connection between the camera and the wireless LAN terminal by pressing the WPS button on the wireless LAN terminal... Note that if multiple wireless LAN terminals are active in your area, it may be harder to establish a connection... In this case, try using [WPS (PIN mode)] to establish a connection... Confirm the position of the WPS button on the wireless LAN terminal in advance... It may take about one minute to establish connection... Connection may not be possible if stealth functions are enabled on the wireless LAN terminal... Deactivate stealth functions...

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This is a connection mode when using a wireless LAN terminal compatible with Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)... In PIN code connection mode (PIN mode), an 8-digit identification number specified on the camera is set on the wireless LAN terminal to establish a connection... Even if there are multiple wireless LAN terminals active in your area, this is a relatively reliable method of establishing a connection using a shared identification number... It may take about one minute to establish connection... Connection may not be possible if stealth functions are enabled on the wireless LAN terminal... Deactivate stealth functions...

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[Manual setting] The [IP address set... ] screen is displayed after you select [Manual setting]... If [Auto setting] results in an error, enter the IP address manually... As the IP address, enter the IP address assigned to the camera... Enter the [IP address], [Subnet mask], [Gateway], and [DNS address] on each screen as they are displayed... If you are not sure what to enter, refer to page 111, Checking Network Settings, or ask the network administrator or another person knowledgeable about the network...

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Windows Vista Users Before performing the operations from page 47, perform the operations below... If these operations are not performed, the WFT Pairing Software described on page 48 may not start... Open the [C Drive] [Program Files] [Canon] [EOS Utility] [WFTPairing] folder (in this order), and then double-click the [WFT FirewallSettings] icon... After performing this operation, perform the operation on page 47...

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Entering text In the bottom input area, turn the <5> dial to move the cursor and press <0> to enter text... You can also move the cursor using <9>...

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With FTP transfer, you can automatically transfer each image to the FTP server as you shoot or transfer a set of shots together...

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If you have set the DNS server IP address setting to [Auto assign] or [Manual setting], the screen at left is displayed... For instructions on screen operations, refer to Virtual Keyboard Operation (p... 31)... Enter the FTP servers server name or IP address...

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7 Complete the [Target folder] settings... Select [Root folder] to have images saved in the root folder as specified in FTP server settings... (p... 45) Select [Select folder] to specify a subfolder in the root folder... If no folder exists, a folder will be created automatically... Turn the <5> dial to select [OK], and then press <0> to connect to the FTP server...

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An image can be automatically transferred to the FTP server immediately after shooting... You can also continue shooting even while images are being transferred... Before shooting, be sure to insert a CF card in the camera or connect external media (p... 75)... If you shoot without recording images, they cannot be transferred... Note that automatic transfer of movie is not supported... Transfer the movie after shooting, as described on pages 39-43...

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For instance, if the camera is set up to record 73 images on a CF card and 83 images on external media and you want to transfer 83 images, set [Larger/smaller JPEG] to [Smaller JPEG]... If the camera is set up to record RAW images on a CF card and JPEGs on external media, specify which images to transfer in the [RAW+JPEG transfer] setting... Similarly, complete the same setting if RAW+JPEG images are recorded simultaneously on a single CF card...

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3 Select the image... On the camera body, press the <x> button... Select the image to transfer, and then press <0> to transfer the image... Movie cannot be transferred this way... Selecting movie and pressing <0> will display the movie playback panel...

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You can add a registered caption to each image before transfer... This is effective if you want to inform the recipient the printing quantity, for example... The caption is also added to images stored on the camera... For instructions on creating and registering captions, refer to page 114... You can check for captions added to images by examining the Exif information, in the user comments...

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After shooting, you can select multiple images as desired and transfer them all at once... You can also transfer unsent images or images that could not be sent previously... If both a camera CF card and external media are used at the same time, images are transferred from the source specified on the menu [5] tab, in [Recording func... +media select] [Record/play]... You can also continue shooting even while images are being transferred...

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You can use the menu even during image transfer... However, to prevent transfer problems, some menu items are unavailable during transfer, including [WFT settings], [Protect images], [Erase images], [Format], and [Recording func... +media select]...

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Selecting [Clear folder transf... history] will set the transfer history of images in the selected folder to unsent... This enables you to resend all the images in the folder later by selecting [Folder images not transferd]...

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Selecting [Clear cards transf... history] will set the transfer history of images on the CF card to unsent... This enables you to resend all the images on the card later by selecting [Card images not transferred]...

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On the [Image sel... /transfer] screen, you can check the number of images for transfer as well as the transfer history of images in the CF card... Specifically, you can check the number of images classified as [Images failed trans... ] and [Images transferred]...

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Under the default transmitter settings, transferred images will be stored in the root folder specified in the FTP server settings, in a folder structure such as A/DCIM/100EOS5D which is automatically created... Additionally, if you have selected a CF card as the media for recording and playback, a folder structure such as A/DCIM/100EOS5D is automatically created for image storage... For external media, C/DCIM/100EOS5D is created... (CF card images are assigned to the A folder, and external media images to the C folder... )

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You can use EOS Utility to shoot remotely over a wireless or wired LAN... In addition to remote capture, all camera operations in EOS Utility are supported because a wireless or wired network is used with this option instead of the USB cable...

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With EOS Utility, you can use the included WFT Pairing Software to establish a connection between the transmitter and a computer... WFT Pairing Software is installed automatically during easy installation of the software provided with the camera... If it is not installed, install it on the computer for communication with the transmitter before this procedure... The configuration procedure is as follows, using Windows XP as an example...

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5 Press <0>... Turn the <5> dial to select the set number, and then press <0>... After you turn the <5> dial to select [OK] and press <0>, the connection wizard is closed and EOS Utility starts up... The <LAN> lamp on the transmitter is lit in green... Settings information is stored on the camera... It is not stored on the transmitter...

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There is no need to complete pairing again if you will continue using a particular camera, transmitter, and computer together after pairing without changing the settings... Before your next PTP session, simply turn on the camera to which the transmitter is attached and start the pairing software... The connection between the camera and computer will be established automatically... You can add the pairing software to the software launched at startup of your computer... In EOS Utility on the [Preferences] [Basic Settings] tab, select [ Add WFT Pairing Software to the Startup folder]...

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For EOS Utility instructions, refer to the Software Instruction Manual (PDF)... You can take full advantage of EOS Utility via the transmitter just as via a USB connection, without restrictions...

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Using a web browser, you can view images on a CF card in the camera and download them to a computer... Additionally, you can shoot remotely over a wireless or wired LAN... Note that bulb and movie shooting are not supported...

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Press <0>... Turn the <5> dial to select the set number, and then press <0>... Press <0> again... After the connection wizard is closed, the display reverts to the menu screen... The <LAN> lamp on the transmitter is lit in green...

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4 Select a user number... With WFT Server, you can connect the camera to up to three computers... Here, select a user number to prevent conflicts when users at other computers are connected to the transmitter simultaneously... Turn the <5> dial to select [User *], and then press <0>...

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Enter the login name and password as specified in the procedure on page 55... Click [OK] to display the WFT Server screen... Web browsers that support JavaScript now display the screen on the left below step 4... Otherwise, a message is displayed if JavaScript is not supported... Choosing not to use JavaScript will display the screen on the right below step 4, with limited functions...

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3 Select an image... To view another image, click the < > buttons or jump to other pages... In JavaScript-compatible web browsers, you can specify how many thumbnails are shown per screen by clicking the pull-down list in the upper- right corner of the screen...

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4 Download images to the computer... Click a thumbnail... The image is displayed at a larger size... To download the image to your computer, click < >... Click [Return] to return to the image viewing screen...

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First, prepare the camera for Live View shooting... Note that remote capture of movies is not supported... For web browsers that do not support JavaScript, refer to page 63, Remote Capture...

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4 Manually adjust the focus... Click the buttons < >, < >, < >, < >, < >, and < > to adjust the focus... Note that autofocus is not supported during Live View image display... To focus more closely, click < >, < >, or < >... To focus farther away, click < >, < >, or < >... Three levels of focus adjustment are available... < > < > : Largest increment < > < > : Intermediate increment < > < > : Smallest increment

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6 Take the picture... Click the release button ()... When you let go of the mouse button, the camera shoots... The captured image is now displayed... Captured images are stored on the CF card... To download images to your computer, refer to page 57, and use the [Viewer] function...

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3 Take the picture... Click the release button... When you let go of the mouse button, the camera shoots... The captured image is now displayed... Captured images are stored on the CF card... To download images to your computer, refer to page 57, and use the [Viewer] function...

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2 Take the picture... Set the lens focus mode switch to <g>... Adjust the focus on the camera... Click the release button... When you let go of the mouse button, the camera shoots... The captured image is now displayed... Captured images are stored on the CF card...

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With linked shooting, up to 10 slave cameras can be linked in a wireless network (via IEEE 802... 11g in ad hoc mode) to the master camera on which you will release the shutter... Any cameras compatible with linked shooting, when they have WFT series transmitters attached, can be used as slave cameras, regardless of model...

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1 Display the transmitter menu... On the camera, press the <7> button... On the [5] tab, select [WFT settings] and press <0>... [WFT settings] is added to the tab after you attach the transmitter...

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8 Establish the connection... On the master camera and all slave cameras, select [OK]... A screen is displayed as the connection is tested... The information you specified is stored on the cameras... It is not stored on the transmitters...

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Arrange the slave cameras in clear view of the master camera, without objects between them... You can arrange master cameras in an overall circumference of up to approximately 100 m / 328 ft... However, the distance supported for linked shooting may be shorter depending on the wireless communication conditions, which are affected by how the cameras are arranged, the environment of use, and weather conditions... Pressing the shutter button halfway on the master camera puts slave cameras in the same state, as if the shutter buttons were pressed halfway... Similarly, fully pressing the shutter button on the master camera has the same effect on slave cameras, which respond as if the shutter buttons were fully pressed... There will be a slight delay after you release the master camera shutter until the slave camera shutters are released... (Simultaneous capture is not possible... )

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Example of FTP transfer and wired LAN settings Example of FTP transfer and wireless LAN settings

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Settings originally completed using the connection wizard can be changed as follows... You can also change IP security settings (IPsec) not completed using the connection wizard, as well as other settings, such as the setting that determines what happens if an image of the same file name as an existing file is sent to the FTP server... (p... 72)

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Configured in [FTP server] [Directory structure]... Selecting [Camera] automatically creates a folder structure matching that of the cameras (such as A/DCIM/100EOS5D) in the servers root folder for image storage... If you have created a subfolder in the root folder by changing the [Target folder] setting, a folder structure such as A/ DCIM/100EOS5D is automatically created in that folder for image storage... Selecting [Default] will use the root folder for image storage... If you have created a subfolder in the root folder by changing the [Target folder] setting, images are saved in that folder...

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3 Select the settings number... Here, select the settings number that identifies the LAN settings...

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6 Select [Save]... The settings are now saved as a file on the CF card... The settings are saved as a file (WFTNPF**... NIF) in the area of the CF card shown when the card is opened (in the root directory)... The file name is determined automatically by the camera: WFTNPF, followed by a number (01 to 99) and the extension NIF... You can rename the file as desired by selecting [Change file name]...

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Use media conforming to the USB Mass Storage Class Specification... If an external hard disk drive is used, use a self-powered drive... Bus- powered drives do not work in some situations... The main image storage area must be formatted with a FAT16 or FAT32 file system... Use media with a main image storage area of less than 1 TB (terabyte), with 512 bytes per sector... Do not use external media equipped with a card slot...

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Before connecting external media to the transmitter, switch the cameras power switch to <OFF>... Also turn off external media that has its own power supply... When connecting external media, be sure to use the USB cable provided with the camera... The transmitter USB port is not hot-pluggable... USB cables cannot be connected or disconnected at any time... Follow the instructions in this section when connecting or disconnecting USB cables...

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5 Select [OK]... Camera operations such as shooting, menu display, or image playback are not possible until the connection is established... When the transmitter is connected to the external media, the transmitters <USB> lamp is lit in green and a message is displayed indicating that a connection has been established... When the confirmation message is displayed, select [OK]...

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The connection will not be terminated if you simply turn off the camera and external media... If you unplug external media while the connection is still active, plug the external media into the USB port again and follow the preceding steps to terminate the connection...

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Although the <USB> lamp will blink in green briefly if the camera is turned off and on or recovering from auto power off, shooting (except shooting movie) is still possible... Any images captured at this time are stored temporarily in the cameras internal memory and then recorded on external media when the <USB> lamp remains lit in green...

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2 Check the folder name... By default, the folder name comprises the current date (last two digits of the year, in addition to the month and day) and numbers representing the order the folder was created, in a range of 01 to 99... If the folder name is OK, press the <7> button... The created folder is selected...

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Rec... separately Whenever an image is taken, it is recorded to both the CF card and external media... Selecting [Quality] on the [1] tab enables selection of a separate recording image quality for the CF card and external media... Making this setting displays the image quality recorded to the external media on the transmitters LCD panel...

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External media cannot be backed up onto CF cards... If the backup destination already has a folder of the same number containing images of the same file number, [Skip image and continue], [Replace existing image], and [Cancel backup] are displayed... Select the backup method and press <0>... [Skip image and continue]: All images are backed up except for images of the same file number

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Where the DCIM Folder is Stored The DCIM folder is stored in a directory indicated by a file path such as [u/09103101/]... The target folder name comprises the current date (last two digits of the year, in addition to the month and day) and numbers representing the order the folder was created, in a range of 01 to 99... In the example shown at left, the folder displayed when the external media is opened (that is, the root directory) is named 09103101... The DCIM folder is stored in this folder... This is also the target folder name displayed when using the regular [Backup] option...

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In [Backup], you can create a folder for backup in external media as desired, and save the DCIM folder where images are stored in the selected folder... You can also name this folder as desired... Other functions in this method of backup are the same as for [Quick backup]...

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2 Select the images for backup... Turn the <5> dial to select the image, and then press <0>... <X> is displayed at the top left of the image to be backed up... Press the <y> button to display three images per screen... Press the <u> button to display one image per screen again...

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The images are stored into the DCIM folder created where the external media is opened (that is, root directory)... When backing up to a selected folder in external media, select [Create folder]... For details, see steps 3 and 4 on page 84...

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Commercially available GPS devices connected via USB can obtain information including the latitude, longitude, altitude, and date and time of shooting and add it to images... The additional information can be checked on the camera as well as by using GPS-compatible mapping software...

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When replacing the transmitters battery, be sure to first set the cameras power switch to <OFF> before opening the transmitters battery compartment cover... If the transmitters battery compartment cover is opened without setting the cameras power switch to <OFF>, the connection operation for the GPS device will have to be performed again...

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5 Select [OK]... After selecting [OK], turn the GPS device on... It may take a few minutes to establish a connection with the GPS device... Camera operations such as shooting, menu display, or image playback are not possible until the connection is established... When the transmitter is connected to the GPS device, the transmitters <USB> lamp is lit in green and a message is displayed indicating that a connection has been established... When the confirmation message is displayed, select [OK]...

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The connection will not be terminated if you simply turn off the camera and GPS device... If you unplug GPS device while the connection is still active, plug the GPS device into the USB port again and follow the preceding steps to terminate the connection...

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By attaching the Canon Bluetooth Unit BU-30 to the USB port, you can connect Bluetooth GPS devices wirelessly... (Bluetooth devices other than GPS devices cannot be connected)... When using non-Canon Bluetooth units, confirm normal operation before use... Turn off the GPS device and camera before attaching the Bluetooth unit to the transmitter... The transmitters USB port is not hot-pluggable... Bluetooth units cannot be connected or disconnected indiscriminately... Follow the instructions in this section when attaching or detaching Bluetooth units...

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7 Select the GPS device... Press <0> to display the connection status of Bluetooth devices... Pressing <0> when the status is [Not conn... ] will list nearby Bluetooth devices in use... Turn the <5> dial to select [GPS] , and then press <0>... Select [OK] and press <0>... If a Bluetooth password has been set on the GPS device, a password input screen is displayed... Enter the password... The transmitter now starts to establish a connection with the GPS device... It may take a few minutes to establish a connection with the GPS device... Camera operations such as shooting, menu display, or image playback are not possible until the connection is established...

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The date and time indicated is the Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) as obtained by the GPS device, which is nearly the same as Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)... In some cases, the date and time of the zone specified on the GPS device is indicated...

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The connection with the Bluetooth unit will not be terminated if you simply turn off the camera... If you detach a Bluetooth unit while the connection is still active, attach the Bluetooth unit again and follow the preceding steps to terminate the connection...

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What to check on the DHCP server Is the DHCP server on? Turn the DHCP server on... Are there enough addresses for assignment by the DHCP server? Increase the number of addresses assigned by the DHCP server... Remove devices assigned addresses by the DHCP server from the network to reduce the number of addresses in use... Is the DHCP server working correctly? Check the DHCP server settings to make sure it is working correctly as a DHCP server... If applicable, ask your network administrator to ensure the DHCP server is available...

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What to check on the DNS server Is the DNS server on? Turn the DNS server on... Are the DNS server settings for IP addresses and the corresponding names correct? On the DNS server, make sure IP addresses and the corresponding names are entered correctly... Is the DNS server working correctly? Check the DNS server settings to make sure the server is working correctly as a DNS server... If applicable, ask your network administrator to ensure the DNS server is available...

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What to check on the transmitter The transmitters proxy server setting is [Enable]... Does the error occur under this setting? If no proxy server is used, set the transmitters proxy server setting to [Disable]... (p... 34) Do the transmitters [Address setting] and [Port No... ] settings match those of the proxy server? Configure the transmitters proxy server address and port number to match those of the proxy server... (p... 34) In the transmitters [Proxy server] settings, have you only entered [Server name]? If the proxy servers [Address] setting is not configured on the transmitter, enter it along with the DNS server address... (p... 29) Make sure the server name and port number for the proxy server are entered correctly... (p... 34)

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What to check on the DHCP server Is the DHCP server on? Turn the DHCP server on... Are the DHCP server settings for IP addresses and the corresponding names correct? On the DHCP server, make sure IP addresses and the corresponding names are entered correctly... Is the DHCP server working correctly? Check the DHCP server settings to make sure it is working correctly as a DHCP server... If applicable, ask your network administrator to ensure the DHCP server is available...

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Have you connected a USB device other than external media, a GPS device, or a Bluetooth unit? Connect only external media, GPS devices, or Bluetooth units... The device is incompatible with the transmitter... External media with built-in card slots are not compatible... Similarly, USB card readers cannot be used... Is the external media formatted with a FAT16 or FAT32 file system? Format the external media with a FAT16 or FAT32 file system using the computer... The GPS device is incompatible with the transmitter... Among GPS devices, we recommend devices for which operation has been verified by Canon...

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What to check on the transmitter On the transmitter, does the FTP servers IP address setting match the servers actual address? Configure the IP address on the transmitter to match the actual FTP server address... (p... 34) Are the transmitter and wireless LAN terminal configured with the same encryption key for authentication? This error occurs if the encryption keys do not match when the authentication method for encryption is [Open system]... The setting is case-sensitive, so check upper- and lower-case characters... Make sure the correct encryption key for authentication is entered on the transmitter... (p... 26) On the transmitter, does the [Port number setting] for the FTP server match the actual port number of the FTP server? Configure the same port number (usually 21) on the transmitter and FTP server... Configure the port number on the transmitter to match the actual FTP server port number... (p... 34) If only the FTP servers [Server name] is configured on the transmitter, are the DNS server settings complete? If the FTP servers [Address] setting is not configured on the transmitter, enable use of the DNS server on the transmitter and enter its address... (p... 29) Make sure the FTP server name is entered correctly... (p... 34)

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Are you connecting to the FTP server via a broadband router? Some broadband routers use a firewall to restrict access to the FTP server... Change the firewall settings to allow access to the FTP server... You may be able to access the FTP server by setting [Passive mode] to [Enable] on the transmitter... (p... 72) If you are using Windows XP Service Pack 2 or later, is access to the FTP server blocked by [Windows Firewall]? Change the Windows Firewall settings to allow access to the FTP server...

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What to check on the FTP server The connection was terminated by the FTP server... Restart the FTP server... Do the user rights for the FTP server allow reading, writing, and log access? Configure the FTP servers user rights to allow reading, writing, and log access... Do user rights allow access to the target folder on the FTP server? Configure the user rights for access to the target folder on the FTP server to allow saving images from the transmitter... Is the FTP server on? Turn the FTP server on... The server may have been turned off because of an energy- saving mode... Is the hard disk of the FTP server full? Increase available space on the hard disk...

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Is the Bluetooth unit too far from the GPS device? Bring the GPS device closer to the Bluetooth unit... Are any obstacles blocking the line of sight between the Bluetooth unit and the GPS device? Move the GPS device to a position visible from the point of view of the Bluetooth unit... The Bluetooth unit and GPS device were disconnected, for some reason, and the connection cannot be restored... The connection is more likely to be lost if there are nearby wireless LAN terminals, cordless telephones, microphones, microwave ovens, or similar devices operating on the same 2... 4 GHz band used for Bluetooth communication... Also note that the connection is more likely to be lost in poor weather or high humidity... Is the GPS device on? Turn the GPS device on...

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What to check on the wireless LAN terminal Is the wireless LAN terminal on? Turn on the wireless LAN terminal... When you are using WFT-E4 IID with wireless LAN terminals supporting IEEE 802... 11a, are the terminal settings locked on IEEE 802... 11a? Configure the wireless LAN terminal to allow access via IEEE 802... 11b and g... If you are filtering by MAC address, did you register the transmitters MAC address on the wireless LAN terminal? Register the transmitters MAC address (p... 70) on the wireless LAN terminal...

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Are the transmitter and wireless LAN terminal configured for the same authentication method? The transmitter supports these authentication methods: [Open system], [Shared key], [WPA-PSK], and [WPA2-PSK]... (p... 25) When using an AirPort for communication in infrastructure mode, [Open system] is not supported... Configure a [Shared key] on the transmitter... (p... 25) Are the transmitter and wireless LAN terminal configured with the same encryption key for authentication? The setting is case-sensitive, so check upper- and lower-case characters... Make sure the correct encryption key for authentication is entered on the transmitter and wireless LAN terminal... (p... 26) If you are filtering by MAC address, did you register the transmitters MAC address on the wireless LAN terminal? Register the transmitters MAC address (p... 70) on the wireless LAN terminal...

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Have you pressed the Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) button on the wireless LAN terminal for as long as indicated in the wireless LAN terminal instructions? Refer to the instruction manual for the wireless LAN terminal to determine how long to hold the WPS button... Are you attempting to establish the connection near the wireless LAN terminal? Try establishing the connection when both devices are within reach of each other...

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Is the LAN cable securely connected? Reconnect the LAN cable between the transmitter and server... Because the cable may be severed, try using another cable to connect the devices... Is the hub or router on? Turn on the hub or router... Is the server on? Turn the server on... The server may have been turned off because of an energy-saving mode...

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If multiple transmitters are connected to a single wireless LAN terminal, be careful not to use duplicate camera IP addresses... Note that the transmission rate drops when multiple transmitters access a single wireless LAN terminal... To reduce radio wave interference when there are multiple wireless IEEE 802... 11b/g devices, leave a gap of four channels between each wireless LAN channel... For example, use channels 1, 6, and 11, channels 2, 7, and 12, or channels 3, 8, and 13... When IEEE 802... 11a can be used, switch to IEEE 802... 11a and specify a different channel...

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In Mac OS X, open the [Terminal] application, type ifconfig -a, and press the <Return> key... The IP address assigned to the computer is indicated in the [en0] item by [inet], in the format ***... ***... ***... ***... To avoid using the same IP address for the computer and other devices on the network when configuring the IP address assigned to the camera (page 29), change the rightmost numbers here... * For information on the [Terminal] application, refer to the Mac OS X help...

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Follow these steps to create captions and register them on the camera, as introduced in Adding a Caption Before Transfer (p... 39)... When creating and registering captions, use a computer on which EOS Utility is installed... Before you begin, attach the transmitter to the camera and use the USB cable provided with the camera to connect the camera to the computer... For instructions on connecting the camera to the computer with the USB cable and starting EOS Utility, refer to the Software Instruction Manual (PDF) provided with the camera... Note that captions cannot be created for cameras without an attached transmitter...

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Ethernet in wired LANs (IPsec-compatible)... Can be connected via USB to external media, GPS devices, and Bluetooth units... Controls for vertical shooting included...

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When connecting to and using a household power outlet, use only AC Adapter Kit ACK-E6 (rated input: 100-240 V AC 50/60 Hz, rated output: 8... 0 V DC)... Using anything else can cause fire, overheating, or electrical shock...

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Canon Inc... tmto prohlauje, e tento CH9-1161 je ve shod se zkladnmi poadavky a dalmi p slunmi ustanovenmi sm rnice 1999/5/ES... Undertegnede Canon Inc... erklrer herved, at flgende udstyr CH9-1161 overholder de vsentlige krav og vrige relevante krav i direktiv 1999/5/EF... Hiermit erklrt Canon Inc... , dass sich das Gert CH9-1161 in bereinstimmung mit den grundlegenden Anforderungen und den brigen einschlgigen Bestimmungen der Richtlinie 1999/5/EG befindet... Kesolevaga kinnitab Canon Inc... seadme CH9-1161 vastavust direktiivi 1999/5/E phinuetele ja nimetatud direktiivist tulenevatele teistele asjakohastele stetele... Hereby, Canon Inc... , declares that this CH9-1161 is in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC... Por medio de la presente Canon Inc... declara que el CH9-1161 cumple con los requisitos esenciales y cualesquiera otras disposiciones aplicables o exigibles de la Directiva 1999/5/CE...

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The available scientific evidence does not show that any health problems are associated with using low power wireless devices... There is no proof, however, that these low power wireless devices are absolutely safe... Low power Wireless devices emit low levels of radio frequency energy (RF) in the microwave range while being used... Whereas high levels of RF can produce health effects (by heating tissue), exposure to low-level RF that does not produce heating effects causes no known adverse health effects... Many studies of low-level RF exposures have not found any biological effects... Some studies have suggested that some biological effects might occur, but such findings have not been con- firmed by additional research... DS585782/ DS585784 has been tested and found to comply with FCC/IC radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled equipment and meets the FCC radio frequency (RF) Exposure Guidelines in Supplement C to OET65 and RSS-102 of the IC radio frequency (RF) Exposure rules...

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E Encryption ... 25, 72 Encryption key ... 26 EOS Utility... 18, 47, 51 EOSUtility... 22 Error ... 96 ESS-ID ... 25

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W Web... 56 WEP... 25 WFT Server... 18, 53 WFTserver ... 23 Wi-Fi Protected Setup... 27 Wired LAN... 24 Wireless LAN specification ... 8 Wizard... 21 WPA2-PSK ... 25 WPA-PSK ... 25 WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) ... 27, 28

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G GPS... 87 GPS data... 89 GPS device ... 18

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This instruction manual is current as of October 2009... For information on using the transmitter with accessories introduced after this date, contact your nearest Canon Service Center...

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