EOS Digital Rebel XT SLR

EOS Digital Rebel XT SLR

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XT SLR Review

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Canon EOS Digital Rebel XT




Item Digital Rebel XT Digital Rebel
Imaging System Effective Pixels 8.00 MP 6.30 MP
Effective Sensor Size 14.8 x 22.2mm 15.1 x 22.7mm
35mm Focal Length Equivalent Aprox. 1.6x
Image Processor SLR - DIGIC II SLR - DIGIC
Recording System Media / Compatability CompactFlash Type I or II / Microdrive
File System FAT 16/32
File Formats RAW (CR2), JPEG RAW (CRW), JPEG
Maximum Resolution 3456 x 2304 3072 x 2048
Reduced JPEG Resolutions 2496 x 1664
1728 x 1152
2048 x 1360
1356 x 1024
RAW + JPEG RAW + Large/Fine JPEG RAW + Medium/Fine JPEG
Color Space &
White Balance
User-selectable Color Space sRGB or Adobe RGB
Processing Parameters /
# of Increments
Contrast, Sharpness, Saturation, Color Tone + BW / 5 Contrast, Sharpness, Saturation, Color Tone / 5
# of WB presets 8 (Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Flash) plus custom
WB Correction ±9 stops in full-stop increments None
WB Bracketing ±3 steps
5 mireds per step
Autofocus System # of AF points / Superimposed Display 7 / Yes
AF Working Range EV 0.5 ~ 18.0
Selectable AF Modes Yes No (auto selected by exposure mode)
AF Point Registration/Assist Button Yes
Exposure Control Shooting Modes 12
Metering Zones 35
Metering Modes User selectable Auto selected by exposure mode
Metering System Working Range EV 1 ~ 20
ISO Range / Extended 100 ~ 1600 / No
Shutter Speeds,
Framing Rate
Shutter Type Mechanical, all speeds electronically controlled
Shutter Speed Range/Maximum X-Sync Speed 1/4000 ~ 30 sec. & Bulb 1/200
Maximum Frames Per Second/Burst Rate 3 fps / 14 frames 2.5 fps / 4 frames
Flash Type / Control Popup / E-TTL II Popup / E-TTL
Flash Exposure Compensation ±2 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments No
E-TTL Hot Shoe / PC Connector Yes / No
Playback Monitor size / Type / Pixels 1.8" / LCD / 118,000
Enlarged Playback / Scroll 2x~10x / Yes
LCD Monitor Brightness Adjustment Range 5 steps
Automatic Rotation for Vertical Shots Yes
Other Features Direct Printing / PictBridge Yes / Yes
Menu Languages 12
Data I/O USB 2.0 Hi-Speed USB 1.1
Custom Functions (Quantity/Settings) 9 / 24 No
Data LCD Illumination Yes with dedicated button
Power System Battery Type NB-2LH BP-511 / BP-512
Shooting Capacity at 20C/68F 100% AE: 600
50% Flash: 400
Camera Body Body Cover / Chassis Polycarbonate / Stainless Steel
Dimensions (WxHxD) 126.5 x 94.2 x 64mm 142 x 99 x 72.4mm
Weight 485 g/17.1 oz. 560g/19.7 oz.




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