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    INSTRUCTION MANUAL
    The “Software Start Guide” is included at the end of this manual.
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    The EOS-1D X is the top-of-the-line EOS DIGITAL high-performance 
    digital single-lens reflex camera featuring a full-frame (approx. 36 x 24 
    mm) CMOS sensor with approx. 18.1  effective megapixels, Dual DIGIC 
    5+, normal ISO speed range of ISO 100 - 51200, approx. 100% 
    viewfinder coverage, high-precisi on and high-speed 61-point AF, 
    approx. 12 fps high-speed continuous shooting, RGB metering sensor, 
    3.2-inch LCD monitor, Live View s hooting, and Full High-Definition (Full 
    HD) movie shooting.
    The camera is highly re sponsive to any shooting  situation, provides 
    many features for demanding shots, is highly reliable even in harsh 
    environments, and is compatible with  a wide range of accessories that 
    expand shooting possibilities.
    Refer to This Manual while Us ing the Camera to Further 
    Familiarize Yourself with the Camera
    With a digital camera, you can immediately view the image you have 
    captured. While reading this manual , take a few test shots and see how 
    they come out. You can then  better understand the camera.
    To avoid botched pictures and accidents, first read the “Safety 
    Warnings” (p.400, 401) and “Handling Precautions” (p.14, 15).\
    Testing the Camera Before Use and LiabilityAfter shooting, play images bac k and check whether they have been 
    properly recorded. If the camera or memory card is faulty and the 
    images cannot be recorded or downloaded to a computer, Canon 
    cannot be held liable for any  loss or inconvenience caused.
    CopyrightsCopyright laws in your country may prohibit the use of your recorded 
    images of people and certain subj ects for anything but private 
    enjoyment. Also be aware that certai n public performances, exhibitions, 
    etc., may prohibit photography even for private enjoyment.
    CF CardIn this manual, “card” refers to a CF card.  The CF card (for recording 
    images)  is not included.  Please purchase it separately.
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    Before starting, check that all the following items have been included 
    with your camera. If anything is missing, contact your dealer.
    * Attach Eyecup Eg to the viewfinder eyepiece.
    * Be careful not to lose  any of the above items.
    Item Check List
    Battery Pack
    LP-E4N
    (with protective cover) Battery Charger
    LC-E4N
    (with protective covers)
    Interface CableIFC-200UStereo AV Cable
    AV C - DC400ST
    EOS DIGITAL Solution Disk (Software) Software Instruction
    Manuals
    (1) Camera Instruction Manual (this booklet)
    (2) Wired LAN Instruction Manual
    (3) Pocket Guide
    Camera
    (with body cap and 
    battery compartment cap)
    (1) (3)
    Wide Strap L7
    Eyecup Eg
    Cable Protector(2)
    Wired LANTo set up a wired LAN using the Ethernet  RJ-45 terminal (p.21), refer to the 
    separate “Wired LAN Instruction Manual.”
    Software Instruction ManualsThe Software Instruction Manuals are included on the CD-ROM as 
    PDF files. See page 409 for instructions to look up in formation in the 
    Software Instruction Manuals.
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    Icons in this Manual
     : Indicates the Main Dial.
    < 5 > : Indicates the Quick Control Dial.
    < 9 > : Indicates the Multi-controller.
    < 0 > : Indicates the Setting button.
    0 , 9 , 7 , 8 : Indicates that the corresponding function remains 
    active for 4 sec., 6 sec., 10 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 an d markings on the camera and on the 
    LCD monitor.
    3 : Indicates a function that can be changed by pressing the 
    < M > button and changing the setting.
    (p.**) : Reference page numbers for more information.
    : Warning to prevent shooting problems.
    : Supplemental information.
    : Tips or advice for better shooting.
    : Problem-solving advice.
    Basic Assumptions
     All operations explained  in this manual assume that the power switch 
    is already set to  (p.38).
      It is assumed that all the menu settings and Custom Functions are 
    set to their defaults.
      The illustrations in this  manual show the camera attached with the 
    EF50mm f/1.4 USM lens as an example.
    Conventions Used in this Manual
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    Chapters
    Introduction2
    Getting Started29
    Setting the AF and Drive Modes65
    Image Settings11 3
    Exposure Control163
    Flash Photography189
    Shooting with the LCD Monitor (Live View Shooting)199
    Shooting Movies219
    Image Playback245
    Post-Processing Images285
    Sensor Cleaning293
    Printing Images and Transfer
    ring Images to a Computer299
    Customizing the Camera317
    Reference353
    Software Start Guide409
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    Introduction2
    Item Check List................................................................................. 3
    Conventions Used in this Manual ............ ......................................... 4
    Chapters ................. .......................................................................... 5
    Index to Features ............ ............................................................... 12
    Handling Precautions ........... .......................................................... 14
    Quick Start Guide ............ ............................................................... 16
    Nomenclature .................. ............................................................... 18
    Getting Started 29
    Charging the Battery ...................................................................... 30
    Installing and Removing the Battery..... .......................................... 34
    Installing and Removing the Card ........ .......................................... 35
    Turning on the Power ...... ............................................................... 38
    Setting the Date, Time, and Zone ........ .......................................... 40
    Selecting the Interface Language............ ....................................... 42
    Attaching and Detaching a Lens ............. ....................................... 43
    Basic Operation ............... ............................................................... 45
    Q  Quick Control for Shooting Functions ....................................... 51
    3  Menu Operations .......... ........................................................ 53
    Before You Start .............. ............................................................... 55
    Formatting the Card ........... .......................................................... 55
    Setting the Power-off Time/Auto Powe r Off ................................. 57
    Setting the Image Review Time ......... .......................................... 57
    Reverting the Camera to the Default  Settings ............................. 58
    Displaying the Grid and Electronic Level ........................................ 61
     Feature Guide ............. ............................................................... 63
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    Setting the AF and Drive Modes65
    2: Selecting the AF  Mode .................................................. .......... 66
    S  Selecting the AF Area .... ........................................................... 69
    AF Area Selection Modes ...... ......................................................... 72
    About the AF Sensor......... ................................................. ............. 75
    Lenses and Usable AF Points ......................................................... 76
    Selecting AI Servo AF Characteristic s (For a Subject) ................... 82
    Customizing AF Functions ... ........................................................... 91
    Fine Adjustment of AF’s Point  of Focus (AF Microadjustment) .... 102
    When Autofocus Fails .......... ......................................................... 108
    MF: Manual Focusing ........ ......................................................... 109
    R : Selecting the Drive Mode ............ ....................................... 110
    j  Using the Self-timer ..... ............................................................ 112
    Image Settings 113
    Selecting the Card for Recording and Playback ........................... 114
    Setting the Image-Recording Quality ... ......................................... 117
    i : Setting the ISO Speed .... ..................................................... 124
    Selecting a Picture Style ... ............................................................ 129
    Customizing a Picture Style . ......................................................... 132
    Registering a Picture Style ............................................................ 135
    B : Setting the White Balance ........... ......................................... 137
    O  Custom White Balance .................. ......................................... 138
    P  Setting the Color Temperature ........ ....................................... 143
    u  White Balance Correction ............... ......................................... 144
    Correcting the Brightness and Contrast Automatically (Auto Lighting Optimizer).. 146
    Noise Reduction Settings..... ......................................................... 147
    Highlight Tone Priority....... ............................................................ 150
    Lens Peripheral Illumination / Ch romatic Aberration Correction ... 151
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    Creating and Selecting a Folder ................................................... 154
    Changing the File Name..... .......................................................... 156
    File Numbering Methods .... .......................................................... 158
    Setting Copyright Information ............. .......................................... 160
    Setting the Color Space ..... .......................................................... 162
    Exposure Control 163
    d: Program AE ................... .......................................................... 164
    s : Shutter-Priority AE ...... .......................................................... 167
    f : Aperture-Priority AE ..... ........................................................ 169
    Depth of Field Preview..... .......................................................... 170
    a : Manual Exposure ........... ........................................................ 171
    q  Selecting the Metering Mode .......... ........................................ 173
    O  Setting Exposure Compensation ........ ..................................... 175
    h  Auto Exposure Bracketing (AEB) ...... ..................................... 176
    A  AE Lock.................... ............................................................... 177
    Bulb Exposures ............... ............................................................. 178
    P  Multiple Exposures ....... .......................................................... 180
    2  Mirror Lockup .............. .......................................................... 187
    Flash Photography 189
    D Flash Photography ......... .......................................................... 190
    Setting the Flash ........... ............................................................... 193
    Shooting with the LCD Monitor (Live View Shooting) 199
    A Preparing for Live View Shooting ... ........................................ 200
    A  Shooting with the LCD Monitor ...... ........................................ 201
    Shooting Function Settings .. ........................................................ 205
    Menu Function Settings... ............................................................. 206
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    Using AF to Focus ........................................................... ............. 209
    Focusing Manually ............... ......................................................... 216
    Shooting Movies 219
    k Preparing to Shoot Movies .............. ....................................... 220
    k  Shooting Movies ............ ......................................................... 221
    Autoexposure Shooting ....... ....................................................... 221
    Shutter-priority AE .......... ............................................................ 222
    Aperture-priority AE ........ ............................................................ 223
    Manual Exposure Shooting ................. ....................................... 225
    Shooting Still Photos ......... ......................................................... 230
    Shooting Function Settings .. ......................................................... 232
    Setting the Movie-Recording Size........ ......................................... 233
    Setting the Sound Recording ........................................................ 236
    Silent Control ................ ................................................... ............. 238
    Setting the Time Code ...... ............................................................ 239
    Menu Function Settings .... ............................................................ 241
    Image Playback 245
    x Image Playback ............... ....................................................... 246
    B : Shooting Information Display .......... .................................... 248
    H I Searching for Images Quickly...... ....................................... 251
    u  Magnified View ............... .......................................... ............... 253
    b  Rotating the Image ......... ......................................................... 255
    Setting Ratings................ ................................................. ............. 256
    Q  Quick Control During Playback ........ ....................................... 258
    k  Enjoying Movies............. ......................................................... 260
    k  Playing Movies............ .......................................... .................. 262
    X  Editing the Movie’s First and Last Sc enes ............................... 264
    Slide Show (Auto Playback).. ........................................................ 266
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    Viewing the Images on TV ........................................................... 269
    J  Protecting Images ........... ........................................................ 273
    K   Recording and Playing Voice Memo s ..................................... 275
    a  Copying Images .............. ........................................................ 277
    L  Erasing Images........................................................................ 280
    Changing Image Playback Settings ........ ..................................... 282
    Adjusting the LCD Monitor Brightness . ...................................... 282
    Auto Rotation of Vertical Images ..... .......................................... 283
    Post-Processing Images 285
    R Processing RAW Images with the Camera .......... ................ 286
    S  Resize............... ...................................................................... 291
    Sensor Cleaning 293
    f Automatic Sensor Cleaning .......... ........................................ 294
    Appending Dust Delete Data ........................................................ 295
    Manual Sensor Cleaning .... .......................................................... 297
    Printing Images and Transfe rring Images to a Computer299
    Preparing to Print ......................................................................... 300
    w Printing ................ .................................................................... 302
    Trimming the Image ........... ........................................................ 307
    W  Digital Print Order Format (DPOF) . ........................................ 309
    W  Direct Printing with DP OF....................................................... 312
    d  Transferring Images to a Personal  Computer ........................ 313
    Customizing the Camera 317
    Custom Functions ........................................................................ 318
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