How to connect Canon 80D to computer

How to connect Canon 80D to a computer?

Connecting Canon 80D to computer via USB

Step 1.

Always remember to turn off your Canon 80D digital camera while connecting to a computer. Connect one end of the USB cable to the top port on your camera and the other to the USB port of your computer.

Some of your photos and videos will be in a large size so using a 480 Mbps USB cable would be the most reliable option (Hey! It’s on Amazon)

How to connect Canon 80D to computer
Connect Canon 80D to a computer with a 480 Mbps USB cable

Step 2.

Turn on your camera. Allow some time for the driver to get installed on the computer or laptop. Be patient, it may take some time to download the driver.

Step 3.

Once the driver is downloaded, you will see a pop-up window on your screen asking what you want to do with the device once the drivers are installed.

This means your driver installation is successful, and you are ready to dump the photographs.

Step 4.

Now ‘double click on the My Computer. You will see the icon of the driver installed.

Step 5.

Double Click on the SD card option once you enter the folder of the camera.

You will see the camera storage folder on your screen. You can rename the folder by whatever name or number your desire. Double click on the storage folder.

These digital cameras have a folder by the name of DCIM. There may be a sub-folder within the basic folder where you will find the photographs.

For example “80DCAANON”.    Start downloading the photographs on your PC or laptop and share the clicks with friends on social media platforms.

Connecting Canon 80D to a computer via WiFi

Step 1.

Connect your computer to the WiFi.

Step 2.

Open the menu box on your Canon 80D camera and click the Wireless

Communication Setting.

Step 3.

Press WiFi NFC option to Enable

Press WiFi Function and open the pop box with a computer icon.

Step 4.

Press the‘ easy connection’ option on Connect the camera directly to drive.

Step 5.

Select the folder name in which you have stored the photographs.   Now, drop down the WiFi option on your computer and start downloading. The rest of the procedure is the same as with a USB cable.

The essential requirement is a USB cable that has been supplied with the accessories.

All you need to do is to connect your Canon 80D digital camera to the computer or laptop and start downloading.

These are feature-loaded cameras and offer numerous options when you connect the cable.

The procedure to download photographs on a PC and laptop is the same. The Canon IFC-400PCU USB cable provided with your Canon 80d digital camera will work on both PC and Mac computers.

Other specifications at a glance:

Canon 80D with flip screen has many features and is exceptionally user-friendly.

This is the perfect option for those who have a hang for good photography but are not a professional and looking for a smooth, non-expensive yet feature-loaded camera. 

Canon 80D is equipped with a 24.2MP APS-C-sized CMOS sensor.

Despite having an APS-C sensor, the Canon 80D offers more resolution as compared to the rest of the EOS full-frame DSLRs available in the market. The camera has continuous video Autofocus.

Image sensor:

Type – 22.3mm x 14.9 mm CMOS

Effective pixels – Approx. 24.20 megapixels

Total pixels – Approx. 2.80 megapixel

Aspect ratio – 3.2

Focus – TTL-CT-SIR with a CMOS sensor

Exposure control – 7560-pixel RGB+IR metering sensor

Metering with the area divided into 63 segments (9×7)

(1) Evaluative metering (linked to all AF points)

(2) Partial metering (approx. 6.0% of viewfinder)

(3) Spot metering (approx. 3.8% of viewfinder)

(4) Center-weighted average metering

Shutter – Electronically-controlled focal-plane shutter

Shutter speed – 30-1/8000 sec (1/2 or 1/3 stop increments) Bulb (Range varies by shooting mode)

White balance – Auto white balance with the imaging sensor.

LCD Monitor – Touch screen – angle 7.7cm (3.0&quot) 3:2 Clear View II TFT, approx. 1040K dots.

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