Digital Rebel XT Silver

EOS Digital Cameras

Digital SLR Camera
Item Code: 0206B001


Main Unit Specs

TypeDigital AF/AE SLR
Recording MediaCF card Type I and II
Image Format0.87 x 0.58 in./22.2 x 14.8mm
Compatible LensesCanon EF Lenses including EF-S Lenses (Focal length conversion factor: Equivalent to approx. 1.6x indicated focal length compared to 35mm format)
Lens MountCanon EF mount
Image Sensor
TypeHigh-sensitivity, high-resolution, single-plate color CMOS sensor
PixelsApprox. 8.0 Megapixels
Total PixelsApprox. 8.2 Megapixels
Aspect Ratio2:3 (Vertical:Horizontal)
Color Filter SystemRGB primary color filter
Low Pass FilterFixed position in front of the image sensor
Recording System
Recording FormatDesign rule for Camera File System 2.0
Image FormatJPEG, RAW (12bit)
Simultaneous Recording: Possible
File SizeJPEG: (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 (1728 x 1152), (6) Small/Normal: Approx. 0.6 MB (1728 x 1152); RAW: Approx. 8.3 MB (3456 x 2304)
FoldersAutomatic setting
File Numbering(1) Continuous numbering, (2) Auto reset
InterfaceUSB 2.0 Hi-Speed
White Balance
SettingsAuto, Preset (Daylight, Shade, Cloudy/Twilight/Sunset, Tungsten light, White fluorescent light, Flash), Manual (Custom: read off photo quality gray card or white subject)
TypeEye-level SLR (with fixed pentamirror)
CoverageApprox. 95% vertically and horizontally (against JPEG Large)
Magnification0.8x (-1 diopter with 50mm lens at infinity)
Eye Point21mm
Dioptric Adjustment Correction-3.0 - +1.0 diopters
Focusing ScreenFixed
MirrorQuick-return half mirror (Transmittance: reflection ratio of 40:60, no mirror cut-off with lenses up to EF 600mm f/4)
Viewfinder InformationAF 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, CF card error, no CF card
Depth Of Field PreviewEnabled with depth-of-field preview button
Eyepiece ShutterNone (provided on strap)
TypeTTL-CT-SIR with AF-dedicated CMOS sensor
AF Points7
AF Working RangeEV 0.5 - 18 (at ISO 100)
Focusing ModesOne-Shot AF, Predictive AI Servo AF, AI Focus AF (Automatically selects One-Shot AF or AI Servo AF selected according to shooting mode), Manual Focusing (MF)
AF Point SelectionAutomatic selection, manual selection
Selected AF Point DisplaySuperimposed in viewfinder and indicated on LCD panel
AF Assist BeamIntermittent 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 ModesMax. 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 RangeEV 1-20 (at 68° F/20° C with 50mm f/1.4 lens at ISO 100)
ISO Speed RangeEquivalent to ISO 100-1600
Exposure CompensationUp to +/-2 stops in 1/2- or 1/3-stop increments (1) Manual exposure compensation (2) AEB (Auto Exposure Bracketing)
AE LockAuto: 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 Vertical-travel, mechanical, focal-plane shutter with all speeds electronically-controlled 1/4000 to 30 sec. in 1/2- or 1/3-stop increments, bulb, X-Sync at 1/200 sec. Soft-touch electromagnetic release 10-sec. delay Remote control with RS-60E3 Terminal or Wireless remote controllers RC-1/RC-5
TypeVertical-travel, mechanical, focal-plane shutter with all speeds electronically-controlled
Shutter Speeds1/4000 to 30 sec. in 1/2- or 1/3-stop increments, bulb, X-Sync at 1/200 sec.
Shutter ReleaseSoft-touch electromagnetic release
Self Timer10-sec. delay
Remote ControlRemote control with RS-60E3 Terminal or Wireless remote controllers RC-1/RC-5
Built in Flash
TypeAuto pop-up, retractable, built-in flash in the pentaprism
Guide Number13 (at ISO 100 in meters)
Recycling TimeApprox. 3 sec.
Flash Ready IndicatorFlash-ready indicator lights on in viewfinder
Flash CoverageUp to 17mm focal length (equivalent to 27mm in 35mm format)
External Speedlite
EOS Dedicated SpeedliteE-TTL II autoflash
Drive System
Drive Modes(1) Single, (2) Continuous, (3) Self-timer/Remote Control
Continuous Shooting SpeedApprox. 3.0 fps (with Battery Pack NB-2LH, at Tv=1/250 sec. for all recording qualities)
Maximum Burst14 shots (Large/Fine)
LCD Monitor
TypeTFT color LCD monitor
Monitor Size1.8 inches
PixelsApprox. 115,000 pixels (Displayed pixels)
CoverageApprox. 100% (for JPEG images)
Brightness Control5 levels (settable with menu's "LCD brightness")
Display Format(1) Single image, (2) 9-image Index, (3) Magnified Zoom, (4) Auto Play, (5) Auto Play right after shooting
Highlight AlertIn the single image with information display mode, the highlighted portions containing no image information with blink
Image Protection and Erase
ProtectionA single image can be protected or unprotected
EraseA single image or all images stored in a CompactFlash card can be erased if they are 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 LanguageAny 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 UpdateEnabled by the user
Power Source
BatteryBattery Pack NB-2LH (x1)
Dimensions and Weight
Dimensions (W x H x D)4.98 x 3.71 x 2.63 in./126.5 x 94.2 x 64mm
Weight17.1 oz./485g
Operating Environment
Working Temperature Range32-104° F/0-40° C
Working Humidity Range85% or less