Connecting Canon EOS R to a computer
You can connect Canon EOS R to the computer using a USB cable or wifi. Due to the large size of the high-resolution images and videos using a SuperSpeed USB cable with connector USB 3.0 standard (Hey! It’s on Amazon!)
How to connect Canon EOS R to the 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) cameras 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.
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.
Step 4. Turn on the camera
Set the camera’s power switch ‘ON.’
Step 5. Open the menu screen
Go to the [MENU] button on your Canon EOS and open the menu screen.
Step 6. Change Auto Power offsetting
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.
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 the computer using the 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.
Steps connect Canon EOS to the computer using the USB cable
Step 1. Open the terminal cover.
Step 2. Do removal of the cable protector clamp
Step 3. Fix the cable protector to the camera’s interface terminal area.
Step 4. You have to run the specific cable through the clamp.
Step 5. Attach the clamp properly
Step 6. You have to plug the cord into the specific digital terminal
Step 7. Connect the plug of the cord to the USB terminal of the 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.