Customizing the operation buttons (assigning functions other than the default functions to the buttons) (EOS 5DS / EOS 5DS R)
Article ID: ART162878 | Date published: 10/05/2015 | Date last updated: 10/05/2015
 

Description

Customizing the operation buttons (assigning functions other than the default functions to the buttons) (EOS 5DS / EOS 5DS R)

Solution

You can assign often-used functions to camera buttons or dials according to your preferences.

Customizing the Operation Buttons

1. Set the power switch to [On].

2. Set the lens’s focus mode switch to [AF].

3. Set the Mode Dial to [ P / Tv / Av / M / B ].

4. Press the [MENU] button to display the menu screen.

5. Press the [ ] button and select the [ ] tab.

6. Turn the [ ] dial to select the [ ] tab.

7. Turn the [ ] dial to select [Custom Controls], then press [ ].

8. Turn the [ ] dial to select a camera button or dial, then press [ ].
  • The name of the camera control and the assignable functions will be displayed.

9. Turn the [ ] dial to select a camera function, then press [ ].
  • If the [ ] icon appears on the bottom left, you can press the [INFO.] button and set other related options.

10. When you exit the setting, the screen in step 8 will reappear.
The setting will be changed to the one you selected in step 9.
●Press the [MENU] button to exit.
NOTE
With the screen in step 8 displayed, you can press the [ ] button to revert the Custom Control settings to their defaults. Note that the [ : Custom Controls] settings will not be canceled even if you select [ : Clear all Custom Func. (C.Fn)].

Functions Assignable to Camera Controls

Function
AF Metering and AF start *1 *1





AF stop





Switch to registered AF function


*2 *2




ONE SHOT AI SERVO





Switch to registered AF point


*3 *3




AF point direct selection







*4
Direct AF point selection: Vertical








Pause Movie Servo AF







Exposure Metering start








AE lock




AE lock (while button pressed)








AE lock (hold)




AE lock, AF stop







FE lock





Set ISO speed (hold button, turn )








Set ISO speed ( during metering)








Exposure compensation (hold button, turn )








Shutter speed setting in M mode







Aperture setting in M mode







Function
Images Switch between crop/aspect




*5



One-touch image quality setting


*6
*6



One-touch image quality (hold)


*6
*6



Image quality








Picture Style








Operation Depth-of-field preview








IS start







Menu display








Register/recall shooting function
*7 *7






Image playback








Magnify/Reduce (press SET, turn )








Cycle: /Drive • AF/WB ・








Unlock while button pressed








Flash function settings








No function (disabled)


*1: When assigned to the [AF-ON ] or [
] button, pressing the [INFO.] button while the setting screen is displayed will enable you to set the detailed AF settings. When shooting, pressing the [ AF-ON ] or [ ] button will execute AF as it was set.
*2: On the setting screen, press the [INFO.] button to display the detailed settings screen. Turn the [
] or [ ] dial to select the parameter to be registered, then press [ ] to append a checkmark [ ]. When you select a parameter and press [ ], you can adjust the parameter. By pressing the [ ] button, you can revert the settings to their defaults.
*3: On the setting screen, when you press the button, you can select [Switch only when btn is held] or [Switch each time btn is pressed].
*4: On the Multi-controller setting screen, when you press the [ INFO.] button, you can press the center of [
] to select [Switch to center AF point] or [Switch to registered AF point].
*5: On the setting screen, press the [INFO.] button to display the detailed settings. Turn the [
] or [ ] dial to select the function to be registered, then press [ ] to append a checkmark [ ] to it.
*6: On the setting screen, by pressing the [INFO.] button, you can select the image recording quality for this function.
*7: On the setting screen, press the [INFO.] button to display the detailed settings. Turn the [
] or [ ] dial to select the function to be registered, then press [ ] to append a checkmark [ ] to it. When you select a function and press [ ], you can adjust the setting. By pressing the [ ] button, you can revert the settings to their defaults. By selecting [Register current settings], the camera’s current settings will be registered.

NOTE
  • [ ] stands for "AF stop button" provided on super telephoto lenses equipped with Image Stabilizer.


SIMS Doc Id

8202601100