Installing and removing the battery on the EOS 5DS and EOS 5DS R
Article ID: ART174058 | Date published: 04/25/2019 | Date last updated: 04/25/2019
 

Description

Installing and removing the battery on the EOS 5DS and EOS 5DS R

Solution

Load a fully charged Battery Pack LP-E6 (or LP-E6N) into the camera.
The camera's viewfinder becomes bright when a battery is installed, and darkens when the battery is removed.

Installing the battery.

1. Open the cover.

  • Slide the lever as shown by the arrows and open the cover.

2. Insert the battery.

  • Insert the end with the battery contacts.
  • Insert the battery until it locks in place.

3. Close the cover.

  • Press the cover until it snaps shut.
  Only Battery Pack LP-E6N/LP-E6 can be used.
 
Removing the battery

Open the cover and remove the battery.

  • Press the battery lock lever as shown by the arrow and remove the battery.
  • To prevent short circuiting of the battery contacts, be sure to attach the provided protective cover to the battery.