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Des Adapter
CR-DA1
Operation Manual
Before using the instrument, be sure to read this manual thoroughly.
Also, read the Non-Mydriatic Retinal Camera's Operation Manual.
Keep the manual where it is easily accessible.
PLEASE NOTE
1. In no event will Canon be liable for direct or indirect consequential damage arising out of the use of
this product.
2. The CR-DA1 system has been approved by UL and GM with the EOS 030 digital camera powered by
a battery. If you wish to instead use AC power to operate the digital camera, please consult Canon
representative or distributor.
3. Do not use the built-in strobe tube flashing function of the digital camera when using the digital
camera with the retinal camera.
4. Canon reserves the right to change the specifications, configuration and appearance of the product
without prior notice.
.&. Follow all warnings and cautions in the CR6-45NM/CR6-45NMf operation manual for
safety.
© 2001 Canon Inc.
All rights reserved.
Under copyright laws, this manual may not be copied, in whole or in part, without the written
consent of Canon.
CONTENTS
1. Outline............................................................................ 1
2.
Notes for Using the Instrument.............................. 1
3.
Description
2
4.
Photography
3
5.
Installation
5
6.
Before Calling a Service Person
7
7.
Specifications
8
8.
Components
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1. Outline
The Canon DCS (Digital Camera System) Adapter CR-DAI is for converting the size of the image
taken with our Non-Mydriatic Retinal Camera CR6-45NMlCR6-45NMf into a size to allow the image
to be taken with a Canon's EOS digital camera.
Please contact Canon representative or distributor for installation, preparation and adjustment of the
system using the CR-DAI.
2. Notes for Using the Instrument
(1) Before Photography
1) Sudden heating of the room in cold areas will cause condensation to form on the objective lens or
optical parts inside the instrument. In this case, wait until condensation disappears before performing measurement.
(2) During Photography
1) Quality of image obtained with this system varies according to the general performance of the
instruments that are used.
Please consult Canon representative or distributor regarding the instrument to be used.
Also, please refer to the manuals of respective instruments for the procedure for operating them.
(3) After Photography
1) Tum OFF the power of the retinal camera and digital camera, and disconnect the cables prior to
removing the adapter from the retinal camera.
2) Dust will enter the adapter and the retinal camera when the adapter is left detached.
Also, dust on contact may cause contact failure.
Be sure toput the dust caps on both mounts and put the adapter in a vinyl bag or the like when it is
not going to be used for a long time.
(4) During Cleaning
1) Use a neutral detergent when you clean the cover of the adapter.
Never use a solvent such as alcohol, thinner or benzine. Otherwise, the cover may be corroded.
(5) During Installation
1) Handle the adapter carefully, as preadjustment may be altered if the instrument receives a strong
jolt.
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3. Description
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CD Retinal camera mount
@ Strobe timing signal cable
This mount is for attaching the adapter to the
retinal camera.
Connected to the digital camera, the adapter
receives the strobe timing signal from the
digital camera.
® Lock release button
@ Release signal cable
This button releases the adapter from the retinal
camera.
Connected to the digital camera, the adapter
sends release signal to the digital camera.
® Digital camera mount
This mount is for attaching the digital camera to
the adapter.
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4. Photography
Operation of the retinal camera in the system using this adapter is basically the same as in the general
retinal photography.
Please also refer to the manuals of the CR6-45NM1CR6-45NMf and the digital camera.
NOTE: FCD (Flash Compensation by Diopter) does not operate in the photography using this adapter.
Also, fluorescent photography cannot be performed with the CR6-45NMf.
Step 1 Turn ON the power
(I)
Be sure to turn ON the power in the order of digital camera and then the retinal camera.
Step 2 Adjust the flash intensity of retinal camera.
(1)
When the adapter is attached, "DA" is displayed on the lower right side of the retinal camera
monitor. Press the switch under it.
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DA
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6
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(2) The display changes as shown below.
Adjust the flash intensity as required using the switches under "-" and "+" signs.
<FLASH SET>
RTN
0
+
DA
6 --+-- Flash intensity
•• 0
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Flash intensity can be changed in 11 steps (increments: 1/3 steps).
DA 1
DA2
DA3
DA4
DA5
DA6
DA7
DA8
DA9
DA10
DA 11
Equival-
-
Dark
ent to
E08
D30
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Bright
(3) After changing the setting, press the switch under "RTN".
Now the changed flash intensity is valid.
Step 3 Setting the digital camera
By referring to the manual of the digital camera, set it as indicated below.
(1) With the retinal camera in eye front observation mode, set the digital camera as indicated below.
Digital camera cannot be set when the retinal camera is in retinal image observation mode.
NOTES: 1. The settings below are for Canon EOS 030. Display may differ according to the
model of the digital camera.
2. Picture cannot be taken unless the digital camera is set properly.
• Shooting mode:
• Focus mode:
• Shooting mode:
• Auto power off:
• White balance:
• ISO speed:
• Shutter speed:
M (manual)
MF (Manual Focus) or M
Single exposure
OFF
Daylight
ISO 400
1160
(2) Insert the CF (compact flash) card.
Step 4 Positioning and Focusing on the retina
(1) Position the examinee's eye and focus onto the retina by referring to the operation manual of the
retinal camera.
Digital camera will not be able to be operated as all the displays on the LDC panels will disappear in retinal image observation mode.
Step 5 Photography
(1)
Press the shutter release button.
NOTE: It may take 1 to 2 seconds for the strobe tube to flash after pressing the shutter release
button when photography is performed continusouly.
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5. Installation
&
WARNING
Be sure to turn OFF the power of respective equipments before
connecting or disconnecting the cables. Also, do not handle them with
wet hands.
Step 1 Attaching the adapter to the retinal camera
(I) Remove the cap from the retinal camera mount
on the adapter.
(2) Remove the brush from the accessory blow brush
of the retinal camera, and blow off the dust on
the adapter lens with the blower in order to
obtain a clear image.
(3) Align the guide mark on the retinal camera and
the guide pin of the adapter.
(4) Rotate the adapter in clockwise direction until a
click is heard.
(5) Press the lock release button on the adapter and
rotate the adapter in counterclockwise direction
when removing the adapter from the retinal
camera.
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Step 2 Attaching the digital camera to the adapter
(1) Remove the caps from the lens mount on the
digital camera and from the digital camera mount
on the adapter.
(2) Align the guide mark on the adapter and the lens
attachment mark on the digital camera.
(3) Rotate the digital camera in clockwise direction
until a click is heard.
(4) When removing the digital camera from the
adapter, press the lens release button of the
digital camera, and rotate the digital camera in
counterclockwise direction.
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Step 3 Connecting the signal cables
(1)
Connect the strobe timing signal cable to the PC
terminal for flash syncronization on the side of
the digital camera.
Rotate the screw on the connector of the cable in
clockwise direction to lock the cable.
Rotate the screw in counterclockwise direction
when disconnecting the cable.
(2) Connect the release signal cable to the remote
port on side of the digital camera.
Pull the metal part of the connector to unlock the
connector when disconnecting the cable.
6. Before Calling a Service Person
Whenever a problem occurs in the system using this adapter or when there is a mistake in operation,
error will be indicated by message on the retinal camera.
In this case, take the countermeasures indicated below according to the cause.
For details and other errors, please also refer to the operation manuals of the respective instruments.
NOTE: If function is still not restored or when error display does not disappear, contact Canon representative or distributor.
Message on Retinal Camera
FILM UNIT ERROR
Remedy
Cause
Digital camera is not ON.
Turn it ON.
CF card has ran out of free
space.
Replace with a CF card which
has enough space.
Signal cables between the
adapter and digital camera are
not connected properly.
Disconnect the cables and reconnect them properly.
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7. Specifications
Attachable digital cameras:
Canon digital camera (such as EOS D30)
Mounts:
Retinal camera side: Canon EF mount
Digital camera side: Canon EF mount
Magnification:
22 (on 35mm film surface) : 17 (on imaging element)
Dimensions:
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Mass:
Approx. 0.5 kg
85 x 70mm
8. Components
Adapter
1
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