How to Calibrate Your Canon Lens with Reikan FoCal Software
If you want to get the best performance out of your Canon lens, you might want to calibrate it using Reikan FoCal software. Reikan FoCal is a software tool that takes control of your camera, guides you through the setup and fully calibrates your camera autofocus with minimal interaction from you[^1^].
In this article, we will show you how to use Reikan FoCal software to calibrate your Canon lens and improve your autofocus accuracy and sharpness.
What You Need
To use Reikan FoCal software, you will need the following:
A Canon camera that supports autofocus adjustment. You can check the list of supported cameras on the Reikan FoCal website[^1^].
A compatible Canon lens. You can calibrate any lens that works with your camera, but Reikan FoCal supports long lenses up to 400mm focal length for FoCal Plus and all lenses for FoCal Pro[^1^].
A computer running Windows or macOS with Reikan FoCal software installed. You can download the software from the Reikan FoCal website[^1^].
A USB cable to connect your camera to your computer.
A tripod to mount your camera.
A Reikan FoCal target printed on A4 or Letter paper. You can download the target from the Reikan FoCal website[^1^].
A well-lit room with enough space to set up your camera and target.
How to Calibrate Your Canon Lens
Once you have everything ready, follow these steps to calibrate your Canon lens:
Attach the Reikan FoCal target to a wall or a flat surface. Make sure it is level and perpendicular to the camera axis.
Mount your camera on a tripod and connect it to your computer with a USB cable.
Launch Reikan FoCal software on your computer and select your camera model.
Select the lens you want to calibrate and choose the calibration mode. You can choose between Fully Automatic Calibration, Calibration Check, or Target Setup.
Follow the instructions on the screen to adjust the camera settings, position, and distance from the target. Reikan FoCal will check the lighting conditions, focus point, and target alignment for you.
Start the calibration process and wait for it to finish. Reikan FoCal will take control of your camera, adjust the autofocus settings, shoot and analyse images automatically.
Review the results and save the test report. Reikan FoCal will show you the optimal autofocus adjustment value for your lens, as well as other information such as aperture sharpness, autofocus consistency, dust analysis, and more.
Repeat the process for any other lens you want to calibrate.
Reikan FoCal is a powerful software tool that can help you calibrate your Canon lens and improve your autofocus accuracy and sharpness. By following these simple steps, you can get the most out of your Canon lens and enjoy sharper images. 0efd9a6b88