Installing and removing the battery on the EOS 7D

Article ID: ART174088 | Date published: 04/26/2019 | Date last updated: 04/26/2019


Installing and removing the battery on the EOS 7D


Load a fully charged Battery Pack LP-E17 into the camera.
The camera's viewfinder becomes bright when a battery is installed, and darkens when the battery is removed. If the battery is not installed, the image in the viewfinder becomes blurred and you cannot perform focusing.

Installing the battery.

1. Open the battery compartment.

  • Slide the lever as shown by the arrow 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 to close it.
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, be sure to attach the provided protective cover to the battery.

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