Checking the Battery Information

You can check the status of the battery in use.

  1. Press the SUB MENU button.

  2. Display the information screen.

    • Press the joystick up, down, left, or right, or turn Select dial and select information, then press the joystick vertically.
  3. Display the [Battery info.] screen.

    • Press the joystick down or up and turn Select dial to select Battery info., then push the joystick vertically.
    • (1) The battery in use is displayed.
    • (2) In addition to displaying the remaining battery level, the remaining level will be displayed in 1% units.
    • (3) The number of shots taken with the battery in use is displayed. The count is reset when charging is carried out.
    • (4) The degradation status of the battery is displayed.

      • Battery information 3: Not degraded
      • Battery information 2: Battery is slightly degraded
      • Battery information 1: Battery replacement is recommended


  • We recommend that you use the genuine Canon LP-EL battery pack. Using a non-genuine battery may result in a malfunction or a risk of not being able to exploit the original performance of the flash.


  • When the message [Cannot communicate with battery Use this battery?] appears, follow the instructions in the message.