How to connect Canon EOS R to computer

How to connect Canon EOS R to computer?

You can connect Canon EOS R to computer using a USB cable or wifi. Due to large size of the high resolution images and videos use a SuperSpeed usb cable with connector USB 3.0 standard (Hey! It’s on Amazon!)

connect Canon EOS R to computer
Connect Canon EOS R to computer using high-speed cable

 

How to connect Canon EOS R to computer using wifi?

Predominantly there are two reasons to connect your Canon EOS R to the computer.

  • To dump the photographs, use the camera as a webcam or live source.
  • Connect your Canon EOS camera to the computer or laptop to download the photographs stored on the SD card or camera.

Before discussing how you can connect your Canon EOS camera to the computer, it is important to get to know about your Canon EOS R camera.

EOS means the electro-optical-system. These are the Single Lens Reflex (SLR) camera with an auto-focus without a mirror. Canon introduced its first EOS camera in 1987 with Canon EOS 650.

Till 1996, all the Canon Eos Cameras used a 35 mm film. Canon, after this, introduced EOS IX using the new and short-lived APS film. An EOS camera is Canon’s overall term for *both* film and digital SLRs.

 

Steps connect Canon EOS to computer via wifi

Step 1. Turn your computer on

Ensure to switch on your computer or laptop depending on what you want to connect to your Canon EOS.

Step 2. Connect the cable to the USB port on your digital camera

Connect your Canon EOS to the computer that is switched on. Then flip out the camera’s monitor.

how to connect canon eos r to computer - usb
how to connect canon eos r to computer – usb
how to connect canon eos r to computer - network
how to connect canon eos r to computer – network

 

 

Step 3. Plug into your computer’s USB port

Now insert the other end of the USB cable into the USB port of your computer or laptop.

how to connect canon eos r to computer - usb port
how to connect canon eos r to computer – usb port

 

Step 4. Turn on the camera

Set the camera’s power switch ‘ON.’

how to connect canon eos r to computer - switch on
how to connect canon eos r to computer – switch on

 

Step 5. Open the menu screen

Go to the [MENU] button on your Canon EOS and open the menu screen.

how to connect canon eos r to computer - menu screen
how to connect canon eos r to computer – menu screen

 

Step 6. Change Auto Power off setting

Change the Auto Power Off setting on your Canon EOS. Press the keys to select the option and then press Set. Open your media management software. Select a folder to receive your photos. Turn off and disconnect the camera.

how to connect canon eos r to computer - change power off setting
how to connect canon eos r to computer – change power off setting

 

Step 7. Pair Canon EOS with WiFi

You can also download photographs by using WiFi. Pair your Canon EOS  camera with the computer or laptop using WiFi.

The pairing of WiFi with a computer or laptop is like connecting your mobile phone with your car using Bluetooth. A camera can pair with multiple different networks and devices, and store them. It will only operate with one device at a time.

how to connect canon eos r to computer - pair for wifi
how to connect canon eos r to computer – pair for wifi

 

 

How to connect Canon EOS R to computer using USB cable

You have to use the given interface cable or the one from Canon. Make use of the cable protector while connecting the interface cable. In this way, you can prevent any accidental disconnection as well as terminal damage.

how to connect canon eos r to computer - using usb cable
how to connect canon eos r to computer – using usb cable

 

Steps connect Canon EOS to computer using USB cable

Step 1. Open the terminal cover.

how to connect canon eos r to computer - terminal cover
how to connect canon eos r to computer – terminal cover

Step 2. Do removal of the cable protector clamp

how to connect canon eos r to computer - protector clamp
how to connect canon eos r to computer – protector clamp

Step 3. Fix the cable protector to the camera’s interface terminal area.

how to connect canon eos r to computer - interface terminal area
how to connect canon eos r to computer – interface terminal area

Step 4. You have to run the specific cable through the clamp.

how to connect canon eos r to computer – run the usb cable through the clamp

 

Step 5. Attach the clamp properly

how to connect canon eos r to computer - attach the clamp properly
how to connect canon eos r to computer – attach the clamp properly
how to connect canon eos r to computer - attach the clamp properly - 2
how to connect canon eos r to computer – attach the clamp properly – 2

Step 6. You have to plug the cord into the specific digital terminal

how to connect canon eos r to computer - plug the cord into specific terminal
how to connect canon eos r to computer – plug the cord into specific terminal
how to connect canon eos r to computer - plug the cord into specific terminal - 2
how to connect canon eos r to computer – plug the cord into specific terminal – 2

 

Step 7. Connect the plug of the cord to the USB terminal of the computer.

how to connect canon eos r to computer - connect USB to computer
how to connect canon eos r to computer – connect USB to computer

Step 8. Set the power switch to “ON” mode.

 

These are the efficient ways that can connect Canon EOS R to a computer or laptop successfully if followed properly.

Canon EOS R can be regarded as the first step in the mirrorless evolution by Canon. The camera is now paired with a redeveloped lens mount with an updated full-frame image sensor that renders a one-of-a-kind multimedia camera system.

You will get a high-resolution 30.3MP full-frame CMOS sensor with EOS R. DIGIC 8 image processor powers it. The sensitivity range is up to native ISO 40000. The camera can perform fast continuous shooting up to 8 fps, and video recording of UHD 4K30.

External Camera Screen

Canon EOS R landscape settings

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