The EOS-10D's menu is the same design as the EOS-D30/D60. Menu options are split into three colored sections (Red, Blue and Yellow), your location within the camera menu is indicated on the right hand scroll bar by the highlighted dot.
Shooting Section (Red)
|Option||Values / Actions||Notes|
|Quality|| Large / Fine *
Large / Normal
Medium / Fine
Medium / Normal
Small / Fine
Small / Normal
RAW (has embedded JPEG)
3072 x 2048 JPEG approx. 2.4 MB
|Red-eye on/off|| Off *
|Enables the use of the AF / red-eye lamp just before a flash shot.|
|Auto Exposure Bracket|| 0 EV *
Up to +/-2.0 EV in 0.5 or 0.3 EV steps
|Configures auto exposure bracketing steps|
|WB Bracket|| +/- 3 steps||Configures WB auto bracketing steps|
|Beep|| On *
|Enables auto focus confirmation beep. Also used for self timer.|
|Custom WB|| Set custom WB||Select image for custom WB.|
|Color temp.|| 2800 - 10000 K in 100 K steps||Select Kelvin WB value|
|Parameters|| Standard *
Configure and select up to three sets of image process parameters (contrast, sharpness, saturation and colour tone). [clip of Set up menu]
|ISO expansion|| Off*
Enables the high sensitivity of ISO 3200 (indicated as H on the status panel).
|* Default setting|
Notable improvements: Kelvin temperature selectable white balance, Adobe RGB parameter (although it's a shame you can't combine Adobe RGB with parameter adjustments), ISO 3200.
Playback Section (Blue)
|Option||Values / Actions||Notes|
|Protect||Enter protect mode, allows you to browse images either in a single image or thumbnail view and mark each image as protected (or un-protect). This simply sets the read-only flag on the CF card filesystem.|
|Rotate||Enter rotate mode, again, this can be performed in either single image or thumbnail index view. This option allows you to rotate an image on-screen by 90 or 270 degrees. Doesn't actually rotate the JPEG file, but marks its orientation.||[clip of rotate in single image view]|
|Print Order||Allows you to create a DPOF print order file, this defines which images will be printed, how many copies of each, what format etc. For use with compatible printers or photo finishers.||[clip
of print order set up]
[clip of print order selection]
|Auto Play||Start an automated slideshow of images on the CF card, delay between each image is preset at four seconds.|
Setup Section (Yellow)
|Option||Values / Actions||Notes|
|Auto power off|| 1 min *
|Sets camera power off time, this is the amount of "idle time" before the camera powers itself off. In the power off state the camera can be woken by half or fully depressing the shutter release (or turning the power switch to Off and back to On).|
|Enables or disables instant record review (image shown immediately after taking a shot). Info adds histogram, highlight and exposure information.|
|Review time|| 2 sec *
|Defines the amount of time that the review image (described above) is shown on the LCD monitor. If this option is set to Hold then the image is displayed until the shutter release is half-pressed.|
|Auto rotate|| Off *
|When enabled the camera will display shots taken in the vertical orientation rotated.|
|LCD Brightness|| 1 - 5||Sets the LCD backlight strength.|
|Date/Time|| Set Date & Time
Set Date format
|[clip of set date & time screen]|
|File numbering|| Continuous *
|Controls the numbering method used for filenames.|
|Select menu language.|
|Video system|| NTSC
|Select video system for video out connector.|
|Format||Format the CF card|
|Custom Functions||Set up custom functions||(See below)|
|Clear settings|| Clear all camera settings
Clear all custom functions
|Clears camera settings and or custom functions|
|Sensor clean|| Cancel
|Select OK to flip up the mirror and open the shutter to allow you to clean the sensor. Power Off once done.|
|Firmware ver.||Displays current firmware version|
|* Default setting|
Notable improvements: Automatic image rotation thanks to orientation sensor, Five levels of LCD brightness (much brighter).
Note that all current custom function settings are now displayed along the bottom of the custom function menu screens.
|01: SET button function when shooting||0: Default (no function)
1: Change quality
2: Change parameters
3: Menu display
4: Image replay
|02: Shutter release w/o CF card||0: Possible to take a shot without
the CF card
1: Not possible
|03: Flash sync speed in Av mode||0: Automatic (slow sync)
1: Fixed at 1/200 sec (when using flash)
|04: Shutter button / AE lock button|| 0: Shutter half-press: AE, AF.
<*>: AE lock
1: <*>: AE, AF. Shutter half-press: AE lock
2: Shutter half-press: AE, AF. <*>: AF lock (no AE lock)
3: <*>: AE, AF (no AE lock). Shutter half-press: AE
|05: AF-assist beam / Flash firing||0: Emits / Fires
1: Does not emit / Fires
2: Only ext. flash emits / Fires
3: Emits / Does not fire
|06: Exposure level increments||0: 1/2 stop increments
1: 1/3 stop increments
|07: AF point registration||
|08: RAW+JPEG record||0: RAW + Small / Normal
1: RAW + Small / Fine
2: RAW + Medium / Normal
3: RAW + Medium / Fine
4: RAW + Large / Normal
5: RAW + Large / Fine
* Note that the EOS-10D does not output a separate JPEG but that the JPEG is embedded within the RAW file and must be extracted later (which is a pity)
|09: Bracket sequence / auto cancel||
0: 0 - + / Enable
|10: Superimposed display||0: On (highlight AF points on focusing
|11: Menu button return position||0: Previous (top if camera is powered
|12: Mirror lockup||0: Disable (normal)
1: Enable (first press of shutter release flips mirror up, second press takes exposure - reduces vibration) *
* When enabled camera's self-timer reduces to 3 secs
|13: Assist button function||0: Normal
1: Select Home Position
2: Select Home Position (while pressing)
3: Av+/- (AF point by quick control dial)
4: FE Lock
|14: Auto reduction of fill flash||0: Enable
1: Disable (best for strong backlight situations)
|15: Shutter curtain sync||0: 1st curtain sync (flash fires
after shutter opens)
1: 2nd curtain sync (flash fires before shutter closes)
|16: Safety shift in Av or Tv||0: Disabled
|17: Lens AF stop button function||0: AF stop
1: AF start
2: AE lock while metering
3: AF point:M -> Auto/Auto -> ctr.
4: One Shot <> AI Servo
5: IS start
Notable improvements: Control over the size of JPEG embedded in RAW files, AF point registration, Assist button function, additional Lens AF stop button functions.
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