How To Connect Canon 7D to MAC
Things To Remember before you connect Canon 7D to MAC
Before you start with the process, there are a few things that you need to remember:
- Make sure that you use the MAC compatible USB cable for connecting Canon 7D to your MAC (Hey! It’s on amazon).
- Do not forget to restart the camera before you connect it to computer.
- It is highly recommended that you use the AC adapter kit ACK-E6 as the power supply of the camera when you connect your Canon 7D to your computer.
Steps for How To Connect Canon 7D to MAC
Firstly, confirm that the camera isn’t already connected to the computer. Once done, switch it “On.” to begin with the whole process
Press the button which reads “Menu” and you will be displayed the menu of the camera.
You will have to change the auto power settings of the camera off. For this, you will have to turn the main dial of the camera and then select the tab which has the mark [ ]. Then, select the option which reads “Auto power off.” Once you have done it, press the “SET” button. You can also turn the dial, which reads “Quick Control Dial,” and select the option from the menu, which reads “OFF.” To finalize your choice, press the SET button once again.
Then, press the “Menu” button of the camera and turn the display off on the LCD monitor. After that, you have to turn the power of the camera to OFF.
You will be provided with a USB cable when you purchase the camera. Plug the USB cable into your computer. However, the location to insert the port varies from computer to computer. Read the manual before you proceed with the procedure.
The other end of the US. Cable has to be inserted into the DIGITAL terminal of the Canon 7D.
Switch the camera on.
The EOS Utility will open, and the communication between the computer and the camera will begin. If the EOS Utility does not gain automatically, then you will have to click on the start button and then choose the “All programs” menu. From there, you will have to choose Canon Utilities, EOS Utilities and click on EOS Utility.
If you follow all the steps mentioned above, you will be able to connect your camera to your computer and transfer pictures and videos easily.