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Canon Digital Rebel XT SLR Camera Body Kit, Black Finish with EFS 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 Lens - U.S.A. Warranty

SKU: ICADRXTBK MFR: 0209B003
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The EOS Digital Rebel XT features Canon's 8.0 Megapixel CMOS (Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor) sensor, which captures images of exceptional clarity & tonal range & offers the most pixels in its class.

This APS-C size sensor (22.2 x 14.8mm) has the same 3:2 ratio as film cameras, creating an effective angle of view that is 1.6x the normal EF Lens focal length.

Featuring an on-chip Noise Reduction Circuit with an expanded ISO range, the Digital Rebel XT's sensor offers professional sophistication in a consumer package.

Digic II Image Processor: The EOS Digital Rebel XT's sensor is driven by the DIGIC II Image Processor, which has been enhanced across the board with improvements in speed and image quality.

Information captured by the sensor is processed & assembled into images of exceptional clarity & resolution. Consuming very little energy, DIGIC II works with the sensor to ensure natural colors, accurate white balance & speedy write times, letting you focus on taking pictures.

Smallest & lightest EOS Digital SLR to date (as of February 2005) Much smaller than its predecessor, the Digital Rebel XT measures 4.98" across, 3.71" tall & only 2.63" deep, so it fits perfectly in your hand. Plus the Digital Rebel XT weights less than two pounds, too!

Fast 3 frames-per-second shooting with a 14 frame burst & 0.2 second startup time The EOS Digital Rebel XT was designed from the ground up to be faster & more intuitive than the Digital Rebel. From the ultra-fast 0.2sec. startup time, shutter release lag of 100msec. & viewfinder blackout time of 175 msec., the Digital Rebel XT will never keep you waiting. A new high speed shutter shoots atspeeds of up to 1/4000 sec. for up to 14 shots & synchronizes with your flash at 1/200 sec.

High-speed, Wide-area 7-point AF with superimposed focusing points The EOS Digital Rebel XT has a newly developed high-precision 7-point AF system for speedy & accurate focusing in any situation.

You can easily choose your own point of focus or direct the camera to choose it automatically.

You can even use predictive AF to ensure that moving subjects stay focused while you compose your shot. With a built-in dioptric adjustment mechanism & a new precision matte screen, achieving sharp focus is fast & easy with the Digital Rebel XT, no matter where or when you're taking pictures.

User-selectable metering patterns, AF modes, custom functions & flash exposure compensation The Digital Rebel XT offers some of the easiest operation available in a digital camera today.

But when you're ready, it offers a number of advanced setting options previously found only on higher-end models. Metering Patterns
With the Digital Rebel XT, you have a choice of whether to use 35-zone AF point evaluative metering, partial metering at the center of the image or centerweighted averaged metering, similar to a meter in a traditional 35mm camera.

Summary of Customer Reviews

Customers most agreed on the following attributes:
Pros:
Simple controls (26) , Great resolution (19) , Accurate colors (17) , Nice features and settings (17) , Strong construction (13) , Quiet (12) , Short lag time (12) , Large clear LCD (11) , Rugged (8)
Cons:
Complicated controls (3)
Best Uses:
Travel (28) , Everyday (17) , Outdoors (16) , Fun (14) , Portraits (12) , Sports/action (12) , Documentary (10) , Photojournalism (10) , Art (8) , Weddings (8) , Low light (6)
Reviewer Profile:
Enthusiast (25) , Professional (10) , Beginner (4) , Casual user (3) , Graphic designer (1)

Key Features

  • High-performance digital SLR with 8.0 Megapixel CMOS Sensor and Digic II Image Processor.
  • Smallest and lightest EOS Digital SLR to date (as of February 2005).
  • Fast 3 frames-per-second shooting with 14 frame burst and 0.2 second startup time.
  • High-speed, Wide-area 7-point AF with superimposed focusing points.
  • User-selectable metering patterns, AF modes, custom functions and flash exposure compensation.
  • USB 2.0 Hi-Speed interface for quick downloads.
  • Direct print support with PictBridge compatible printers.
  • Compatible with more than 50 EF and EF-S Lenses and most EOS System accessories including EX-series Speedlites and dedicated Battery Grip.

Technical Specs

Type Digital AF/AE SLR
Recording Medium CF card Type I and II
Image Format 0.87 x 0.58 in./22.2 x 14.8mm
Compatible Lenses Canon EF Lenses including EF-S Lenses (Focal length conversion factor: Equivalent to approx. 1.6x indicated focal length compared to 35mm format)
Lens Mount Canon EF mount
Image Sensor Type High-sensitivity, high-resolution, single-plate color CMOS sensor
Pixels/Total Pixels Approx. 8.0 Megapixels/Approx. 8.2 Megapixels
Aspect Ratio 2:3 (Vertical:Horizontal)
Color Filter System RGB primary color filter
Low-pass Filter Fixed position in front of the image sensor
Recording Format Design rule for Camera File System (JPEG) and RAW. Exif 2.21 compliant
Image Format JPEG and RAW (CR2)
File Size JPEG: (1) Large/Fine: Approx. 3.3 MB (3456 x 2304), (2) Large/Normal: Approx. 1.7 MB (3456 x 2304), (3) Medium/Fine: Approx. 2.0 MB (2496 x 1664), (4) Medium/Normal Approx. 1.0 MB (2496 x 1664), (5) Small/Fine: Approx. 1.2 MB (1728x 1152), (6) Small/Normal: Approx. 0.6 MB (1728 x 1152); RAW: Approx. 8.3 MB (3456 x 2304)
Folders Automatic setting
File Numbering (1) Continuous numbering, (2) Auto reset
Image-processing Parameters Standard parameters plus up to three custom processing parameter sets and monochrome can be set
Interface USB 2.0 Hi-Speed
White Balance Settings Auto, Preset (Daylight, Shade, Cloudy/Twilight/Sunset, Tungsten light, White fluorescent light, Flash), Manual (Custom: read off photo quality gray card or white subject)
Viewfinder Type Eye-level SLR (with fixed pentamirror)
Coverage Approx. 95% vertically and horizontally (against JPEG Large)
Magnification 0.8x (-1 diopter with 50mm lens at infinity)
Eyepoint 21mm
Dioptric Adjustment Correction -3.0 - +1.0 diopters
Focusing Screen Fixed
Mirror Quick-return half mirror (Transmittance: reflection ratio of 40:60, no mirror cut-off with lenses up to EF 600mm f/4)
Viewfinder Information AF points, AE lock, FE lock, AEB in progress, Flash ready, Improper FE lock warning, High-speed Sync, Flash exposure compensation, Red-Eye reduction, Shutter speed, Bulb, FE lock, Processing data, Built-in flash recycling, Aperture, Exposure level display (Exposure compensation, Manual exposure level, AEB level, Flash exposure compensation, Red-Eye Reduction lamp on time display), Max burst during continuous shooting, AF/MF focus confirmation, CF card full, CFcard error, no CF card
Depth-of-Field Preview Enabled with depth-of-field preview button
Eyepiece Shutter None (provided on strap)
Autofocus Type TTL-CT-SIR with AF-dedicated CMOS sensor
AF Points 7
AF Working Range EV 0.5 - 18 (at ISO 100)
Focusing Modes One-Shot AF, Predictive AI Servo AF, AI Focus AF (Automatically selects One-ShotAF or AI Servo AF selected according to shooting mode), Manual Focusing (MF)
AF Point Selection Automatic selection, manual selection
Selected AF Point Display Superimposed in viewfinder and indicated on LCD panel
AF-assist Beam Intermittent firing of built-in flash, effective range: approx. 13.1 ft./4m at center, approx. 11.5 ft./3.5m at periphery
Exposure Control: Metering Modes Max. aperture TTL metering with 35-zone SPC. (1) Evaluative metering, (2) Partial metering at center (approx. 9% of viewfinder), (3) Center-weighted average metering
Metering Range EV 1-20 (at 68° F/20° C with 50mm f/1.4 lens at ISO 100)
Exposure Control Systems Program AE (shiftable), Shutter-priority AE, Aperture-priority AE, Automatic Depth-of Field AE, Full Auto, Programmed Image Control modes (Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night Portrait, Flash Off), E-TTL II Autoflash Program AE, and Manual
ISO Speed Range Equivalent to ISO 100-1600
Exposure Compensation Up to +/-2 stops in 1/2- or 1/3-stop increments (1) Manual exposure compensation(2) AEB (Auto Exposure Bracketing)
AE Lock Auto: Operates in One-Shot AF mode evaluative metering when focus is achieved; Manual: Enabled with AE lock button (No AE lock in Basic Zone modes)
Shutter Type Vertical-travel, mechanical, focal-plane shutter with all speeds electronically-controlled
Shutter Speeds 1/4000 to 30 sec. in 1/2- or 1/3-stop increments, bulb, X-Sync at 1/200 sec.
Shutter Release Soft-touch electromagnetic release
Noise Reduction for Long Exposure Set with C. Fn-02
Self-timer 10-sec. delay
Remote Control Remote control with RS-60E3 Terminal or Wireless remote controllers RC-1/RC-5
Built-in Flash/Type Auto pop-up, retractable, built-in flash in the pentaprism
Guide Number 13 (at ISO 100 in meters)
Recycling Time Approx. 3 sec.
Flash-ready Indicator Flash-ready indicator lights on in viewfinder
Flash Coverage Up to 17mm focal length (equivalent to 27mm in 35mm format)
EOS External Flash/Dedicated Speedlights E-TTL II autoflash
Drive Modes (1) Single, (2) Continuous, (3) Self-timer/Remote Control
Continuous Shooting Speed Approx. 3.0 fps (with Battery Pack NB-2LH, at Tv=1/250 sec. for all recording qualities)
Max. Burst During Continuous Shooting 14 shots (Large/Fine)
LCD Monitor Type TFT color LCD monitor
Screen Monitor size 1.8 inches
Pixels Approx. 115,000 pixels (Displayed pixels)
Coverage Approx. 100% (for JPEG images)
Brightness Control 5 levels (settable with menu's "LCD brightness")
Playback Image Display Format (1) Single image, (2) 9-image Index, (3) Magnified Zoom, (4) Auto Play, (5) Auto Play right after shooting
Highlight Alert In the single image with information display mode, the highlighted portions containing no image information with blink
Protection A single image can be protected or unprotected
Erase A single image or all images stored in a CompactFlash card can be erased if theyare unprotected
Menu Categories (1) Shooting 1 [6 items], (2) Shooting 2 [7 items], (3) Playback [5 items], (4) Setup 1 [7 items], (5) Setup 2 [7 items]
LCD Monitor Language Any of the following 15 languages can be selected: English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Italian, Finnish, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Simplified/Traditional Chinese, Korean, Russian, and Japanese
Firmware Update Enabled by the user
Battery Power Battery Pack NB-2LH (x1)
Dimensions (W x H x D) 4.98" x 3.71" x 2.63" /126.5 x 94.2 x 64mm
Weight 17.1 oz./485g
Operating Temperature Range 32-104° F/0-40° C
Operating Humidity Range 85% or less
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