Inserting a cf card, Removing a cf card – Canon EOS D30 User Manual

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Inserting a CF Card



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The EOS D30 stores pictures on a CompactFlash (CF) card.
The camera can use either Type

1 or Type 2 CF cards.


Open the cover.

Slide the cover in the direction shown by
the arrow, and open it as shown in the


Insert the CF card.

With the CF card label side (the side with
the printed

mark) facing toward the rear

of the camera, slide the card in the
direction of the

mark, into the slot.

The Eject button pops out.


Close the cover.

Close the cover and slide it in the direction
shown by the arrow until it clicks shut.

Removing a CF Card


Open the cover.

Set the Main Switch to



Check that the “

” message is not

shown on the LCD panel.

Make sure the access lamp is off (→17), and open the cover.


Remove the CF card.

Press the Eject button.
The CF card is ejected.

Close the cover.

Never do any of the following while the access lamp is blinking (the “

” and

” messages are shown on the LCD panel and in the viewfinder), or you

risk destroying image data or even damaging the camera itself.
• Never shake the camera or subject it to impact.
• Never open the CF card slot cover.

• Never remove the CF card.

• Never open the battery cover.

• Never remove the battery.

You cannot use the menu screen or play back recorded images while image data
is being written onto the CF card. If the “Processing…” message (→137) appears
when you press the


or the

button, check that the access lamp (→17)

is off before you press the button again.

If you insert a CF card that is unformatted or contains corrupt data, the LCD
panel will display the message “

”. If this happens, refer to “Formatting

a CF Card” (→109) for instructions.


Eject button

Label side