Canon 5D Mark II Quick Setup Guide (en)

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This quick guide explains basic function 
settings and how to shoot and playback images. 
You can take this guide with you for shooting. 
For detailed instructions, refer to the EOS 5D 
Mark II Instruction Manual.
Quick Start Guide
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4
5
Insert the battery.
Attach the lens.
Align the red dot.
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7
8
9
Set the lens focus 
mode switch to <AF>.
Open the cover 
and insert a CF 
card. 
Set the power switch 
to <
1
>.
Set the Mode Dial to 
<
1> (Full Auto).
All the necessary camera 
settings will be set 
automatically.
Focus the subject.
Aim the AF point over the 
subject and press the shutter 
button halfway to autofocus.
Take the picture. 
Press the shutter button 
completely to take the 
picture.
View the image.
The captured image will be 
displayed for about 2 sec. on 
the LCD monitor.
 
The 
M on the right of the function indicates that the function is 
available only when the Mode Dial is set to 
d,s,f,a, or F.
 
Battery Life
 
  Temperature 
At 23°C / 73°F 
At 0°C / 32°F
 Possible shots 
Approx. 850 shots 
Approx. 750 shots
Image Playback
Magnify
Select image
Shooting information
B
5
Index
Erase
Playback
x
L
y
u
y
u
9
<
M
button
LCD 
monitor
<
6> Main Dial
<
5> Quick
Control Dial
<
0> button
1. Press the <
M
> button to display the menu.
2. Turn the <
6> dial to select the tab, then turn the <5> dial 
to select the desired item.
3. Press <
0
> to display the setting.
4. After setting the item, press <
0
>.
d/s/f/a/F 
Modes
Preparation
Tab
Menu settings
Fully-Automatic 
Modes (
1/C)
Menu Operations
Menu items
All these screens show the options displayed in the 
d/s/f/a/F 
modes. In the fully-automatic modes (
1/C), the [2/8/9] tab and 
     are not displayed.
1 Shooting 1
2 Shooting 2
3 Playback 1
4 Playback 2
5 Set-up 1
6 Set-up 2
Menu Settings
7 Set-up 3
8 Custom Functions
 
Press <
9> straight down.
 
The Quick Control screen will 
appear.
Shutter speed
Aperture
ISO speed
Highlight tone
priority
Shooting mode
Exposure
compensation/
AEB setting
Flash exposure 
compensation
AF point
Picture Style
White balance
Metering mode
Image-recording
quality
AF mode
Drive mode
 
Tilt the <
9
> to select the function, then turn the <
6
> or 
 
<
5
> dial to set it.
 In the fully-automatic modes (
1/C), you can select certain 
drive modes and the image-recording quality.
Quick Control Screen
 
For <
S> (Neutral) and <U> (Faithful), see the 
camera’s instruction manual.
Style
P Standard
Q Portrait
R Landscape
V Monochrome
Description
Vivid colors and sharp images.
Nice skin tones and slightly sharp images.
Vivid blue skies and greenery and very sharp images.
Black-and-white images.
 
Select [
Quality].
 
Turn the <
6> or <5> dial to select the quality and press <0>.
Image-recording Quality
Image-recording quality
Pixels
Possible shots
RAW: Turn the <
6> dial 
to select the quality.
JPEG: Turn the <
5> dial 
to select the quality.
 
Press the <
A> button.
 
Turn the <
6> or <5> dial to 
select the Picture Style.
A Picture StyleN