Canon DSLR Camera Settings

For All Canon DSLR Cameras…

On all Canon cameras, set:

1. "Auto power off" to Off or Disable.
2. "Auto rotate" to Off or Disable.
3. Move camera dial to M for Manual Mode.
4. Scroll further to see if your camera requires additional settings

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For the EOS Rebel T4i (650D) | EOS Rebel T5i (700D) | EOS Rebel T6i (750D) cameras

In the 4th Camera options setting menu, select “Continuous AF” and select “Disable“.

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For the EOS Rebel T7i (800D)

  1. Turn On Live View
  2. Click the Menu Button
  3. Find the Setting “AF Method” and set it as “Live 1-point AF

For the EOS 80D

1.Click the Menu button > Set Up 4 tab > Custom Shooting Mode (C1, C2) > Select Clear settings

2.Select Custom Shooting mode: C1 > Clear and click OK

3.Select Custom Shooting mode: C2 > Clear and click OK

For the 5D Mark II

Users will need to change a Preview setting.
1. Ensure the camera is disconnected from the computer
2. Press “Menu” button on the back of the camera body
3. Go to the 6th tab (2nd tools menu)
4. Select and enter “Live View/Movie func. set.”a

For the 5D Mark III camera type:

1. Go to the Tools menu > select Record func+card/folder sel
2. Ensure camera Record func. is set to Standard

For the 5D Mark IV camera type:

1.Select Menu.
2.Set your “AF Method” to “FlexiZoneAF□”

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Rebel XT/350D, 20D and EOS 5D camera types:

Set the camera to ‘PC Connection’ mode. Go to the second Tools menu and set ‘Communication’ to ‘PC Connection’ as pictured below.

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EOS 40D, 50D and 60D camera type:

In “LV func. setting“, select and enter “Stills only” or “Stills+movie“.

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Select and set “Exposure simulation“. For the Canon EOS 40D:

Select C.Fn IV: Operation/Others In this menu select: C.Fn. IV-7 Live View Exposure Simulation and -1: Enable (Simulates Exposure)

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For the Canon EOS 60D:

1. Go to the 4th camera menu
2. Scroll down to Expo. Simulation and Enable

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