Canon EOS 5D Mark III Instruction Manual (en)

Icons in this Manual
: Indicates the Main Dial.
: Indicates the Quick Control Dial.
: Indicates the Multi-controller.
: Indicates the Setting button.
, 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 and markings on the camera and on the 
LCD monitor.
: Indicates a function that can be changed by pressing the 
<M> button and changing the setting.
: When shown at the upper right of a page, it indicates that the 
function is available only when the Mode Dial is set to d, s, 
, a, or F.
* The respective function cannot be used in the <
A> (Scene 
Intelligent Auto) mode.
(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 
has been set to <1> and the <R> switch has been set to the 
left (Multi function lock released) (p.34, 47).
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 or EF24-105mm f/4L IS USM lens as an example.
Conventions Used in this Manual