Canon : Product Manual : EOS-1D X Mark III : Remote Control (EOS Utility)

Article ID: ART176388 | Date published: 02/03/2020 | Date last updated: 03/05/2020
 

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Canon : Product Manual : EOS-1D X Mark III : Remote Control (EOS Utility)

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Remote Control (EOS Utility)

Remote Control (EOS Utility)

Using EOS Utility, you can browse images on the camera and save them to the computer. Also in EOS Utility, you can shoot by controlling the camera remotely and change camera settings.

  • Install EOS Utility on the computer before setting up a connection ().
  • See Wi-Fi Connections with a Computer Using EOS Utility for instructions on preparing for camera operations in EOS Utility by connecting the camera to a computer by joining a Wi-Fi network via an access point compatible with WPS (PBC mode).

Configuring EOS Utility Connection Settings

These instructions are continued from Configuring Communication Function Settings.

  • Establishing a connection also requires operations on the computer. For details, refer to the computer documentation.

Steps on the camera (1)

  1. Select [OK].

    • The following message is displayed.

Steps on the computer

  1. Start EOS Utility on the computer.

  2. In EOS Utility, click [Pairing over Wi-Fi/LAN].

    • If a firewall-related message is displayed, select [Yes].
  3. Click [Connect] on the computer.

    • Select the camera to connect to, then click [Connect].
    • If multiple cameras are listed, identify the camera to connect to by MAC address, as shown on the camera screen.
    • The camera MAC address can be checked on the [MAC address] screen ().

Steps on the camera (2)

  1. Select [OK].

    • This message is displayed after the camera detects the computer where you clicked [Connect] in step 4.
    • Select [OK].
  2. Select [OK].

  3. Select [OK].

    • Display returns to the [Network settings] screen.
    • The camera's Network lamp lamp is lit in green.
    • Setting information is stored on the camera.

Connection settings for EOS Utility are now complete.

  • Manually pairing the camera and computer after this is no longer necessary, as long as you do not change the settings after you have paired the devices once.

Using EOS Utility

For EOS Utility instructions, refer to the EOS Utility Instruction Manual. Remote shooting is only one of the many camera operations available.

Caution

  • Some menu items are not available when the camera is connected to a network.
  • In remote shooting, the AF speed may become slower.
  • Depending on the communication status, image display or shutter release timing may be delayed.
  • In Remote Live View shooting, the rate of image transmission is slower compared to a connection via an interface cable. Therefore, moving subjects cannot be displayed smoothly.

Direct Transfer

With the camera connected to EOS Utility and the main EOS Utility window displayed, you can use the camera to transfer images to computer.

Caution

  • Image transfer via FTP in progress is paused while the Live View shooting/movie shooting switch is set to Movies. To resume image transfer, set it to Live View shooting.

Selecting images to transfer

  1. Select [Data transfer: Image transfer].

  2. Select [Image sel./transfer].

  3. Select [Direct transfer].

  4. Select [Sel.Image].

  5. Select an image to transfer.

    • Use the Quick Control Dial dial to select an image to transfer, then press SET.
    • Use the Quick Control Dial dial to add a [Check] in the upper left of the screen, then press SET.
    • For three-image display, press the Magnify/Reduce button and turn the Main Dial dial left. To return to single-image display, turn the Main Dial dial right.
    • To select other images to transfer, repeat step 5.
    • After image selection, press the MENU button.
  6. Select [Direct transfer].

  7. Select [OK].

    • The selected images are transferred to the computer.

Selecting multiple images

Multiple images can be transferred at once after you choose a selection method.

  1. Access the [Image sel./transfer] screen.

  2. Select [Multiple].

  3. Select a selection method to use.

    • Select range

      • Select [Select range]. Selecting the first and last images of the range marks all the images in the range with a checkmark [Check], and one copy of each image will be sent.
    • In a folder

      • Selecting [Folder images failed transf.] selects all images in the selected folder for which transfer failed.
      • Selecting [Folder images not transfer'd] selects all unsent images in the selected folder.
      • Selecting [Clear folder transf. history] clears the transfer history of images in the selected folder. After clearing the transfer history, you can select [Folder images not transfer'd] and transfer all images in the folder again.
    • In a card

      • Selecting [Card images failed transfer] selects all images in the selected card for which transfer failed.
      • Selecting [Card images not transferred] selects all unsent images in the selected card.
      • Selecting [Clear card's transf. history] clears the transfer history of images in the selected card. After clearing the transfer history, you can select [Card images not transferred] and transfer all images in the card again.
  4. Select [Direct transfer].

  5. Select [OK].

    • The selected images are transferred to the computer.

Transferring RAW+JPEG or RAW+HEIF images

For RAW+JPEG or RAW+HEIF images, you can specify which image to transfer.

  1. Select [Data transfer: Image transfer].

  2. Select the type of images to transfer.

    • RAW+JPEG transfer

      • Select [RAW+JPEG transfer], then select [JPEG only], [RAW only], or [RAW+JPEG].
    • RAW+HEIF transfer

      • Select [RAW+HEIF transfer], then select [HEIF only], [RAW only], or [RAW+HEIF].

Caution

  • Some menu items are not available during image transfer.

Note

  • This setting is linked to [RAW+JPEG transfer] and [RAW+HEIF transfer] settings on the [Transfer type/size] screen ().
  • Image transfer in progress is paused while the Live View shooting/movie shooting switch is set to Movie.

Creating and Registering Captions

You can create captions and register them on the camera to use them as described in Adding a Caption Before Transfer.

  1. Start EOS Utility and select [Camera settings].

  2. Select [WFT Captions].

  3. Enter the caption or captions.

    • Enter up to 31 characters (in ASCII format).
    • To acquire caption data stored on the camera, select [Load settings].
  4. Set the captions on the camera.

    • Select [Apply to camera] to set your new captions on the camera.


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