Canon EOS 1DS MARK II 9443A009 Instruction Manual (en)

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Camera Care
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This camera is a precision instrument. Do not drop it or subject it to physical 
shock. 
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The camera is not waterproof and cannot be used underwater. If the camera 
gets wet, remove the battery and promptly take it to the nearest Canon 
dealer. Wipe off any water droplets with a dry cloth. If the camera has been 
exposed to salty air, wipe with a well-wrung wet cloth. 
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Never leave the camera near anything having a strong magnetic field such 
as a magnet or electric motor. Also avoid using or leaving the camera near 
anything emitting strong radio waves such as a large antenna. Strong 
magnetic fields and radio waves can cause camera misoperation or destroy 
image data. 
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Do not leave the camera in excessive heat such as in a car in direct sunlight. 
High temperatures can cause the camera to malfunction. 
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The camera contains precision electronic circuitry. Never attempt to 
disassemble the camera yourself. 
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Use a blower to blow away dust on the lens, viewfinder, mirror, and focusing 
screen. Do not use cleaners that contain organic solvents to clean the 
camera body or lens. For stubborn dirt, consult your nearest Canon dealer. 
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Do not touch the camera’s electrical contacts with your fingers. This is to 
prevent the contacts from corroding. Corroded contacts can cause camera 
misoperation. 
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If the camera is suddenly brought in from the cold into a warm room, 
condensation may form on the camera and internal parts. To prevent 
condensation, first put the camera in a sealed plastic bag and let it adjust to 
the warmer temperature before taking it out of the bag. 
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If condensation forms on the camera, do not use the camera. This is to avoid 
damaging the camera. Remove the lens, memory card, and battery and wait 
until the condensation evaporates. 
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If the camera will not be used for an extended period, remove the battery 
and store the camera in a cool, dry, well-ventilated location. Even while the 
camera is in storage, press the shutter button a few times once in a while to 
check that the camera is still working. 
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Avoid storing the camera where there are corrosive chemicals such as a 
darkroom or chemical lab. 
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If the camera has not been used for an extended period, test all its functions 
before using the camera. If you have not used the camera for some time or if 
there is an important shoot coming up, have the camera checked by your 
Canon dealer or check the camera yourself and make sure it is working 
properly. 
Handling Precautions