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EOS Rebel 2000

Support EOS 35mm SLR Cameras


Fully automatic 35mm AF SLR with retractable built-in flash.
Improved autofocus, lower-light threshold (EV 0.5 vs. EV 2).
Smaller and lighter than ever before,with faster AF and many other improvements.
High-speed selectable 7-point autofocus system linked to 35-zone metering system for available light and flash.
Supports advanced flash system features including E-TTL, FE lock and High-Speed Sync mode with EX-series Speedlites.
Full range of basic features including depth-of-field preview, auto exposure bracketing, scale-metered, manual exposure and 10 other shooting modes.


Type and Major Components


35mm focal plane shutter SLR (Single-Lens Reflex) autofocus/autoexposure camera with built-in motor drive and retractable flash

Compatible Lenses

Canon EF lenses

Lens Mount

Canon EF Mount (electronic signal transfer system)



SLR-type, eye-level roof prism mirror

Picture Coverage

90% vertical and horizontal coverage of actual picture area


0.70x magnification with 50mm lens at infinity

Dioptric Adjustment

Standard: adjusted to -1 (18.8m eye relief)

Focusing Screen

Fixed, full-surface new laser-matte screen marked with focusing points.


Quick-return half mirror

Viewfinder Information

Numbers and symbols displayed by LCD at bottom of viewing area (Yellow-Green)
Shutter speed (If unsuitable, blinks at 2 Hz as a warning.)
Aperture (If unsuitable, blinks at 2 Hz as a warning.)
* Indicates AE lock or FE lock (Partial meter at center.)
Focusing point indicator. (The indicator for the selected focusing point is displayed while the shutter button is pressed halfway or during metering.)
Exposure level scale with dot indicators in 1/2-stop increments. (±2 stops)
Lights when flash is ready; blinks at 2 Hz if flash range is ineffective during FE lock.
H - Lights during high-speed sync (FP flash)
In-focus indicator. (Blinks at 2 Hz if focus can not be achieved.)
* Viewfinder information display can not be turned off.



TTL-SIR (Secondary Image Registration) CMOS (Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor) sensor.

Focusing Point Selection

The focusing point can be selected by camera (automatic) or by user (Manual).

Focus Modes

Autofocus: One of the following two AF modes is set automatically depending on the picture-taking mode. The shutter does not release until focus is achieved.
One-Shot AF: Autofocus locks when focusing is achieved.
AI Servo AF: For automatic switching between One-Shot AF for stationary subjects and predictive AF for moving subjects.
Manual Focus: Setting the lens' focus mode switch to MF enables manual focusing with the focusing ring.

Focus Operation

Autofocus is activated by pressing the shutter button halfway.

AF Working Range

EV 1-18 (at ISO 100)

AF Assist Method

Beam automatically emitted when necessary and aimed at the area covered by the active focus point.

Exposure Control

Metering Modes

TTL full-aperture metering using 35-zone SPC (Silicon Photocell). Three metering patterns available.
- Evaluative metering.
- Central partial metering which covers approximately 9.5% of the finder area.
- Center weighted average metering (Set automatically in M mode.)
E-TTL: 7-point, 35-zone through-the-lens flash metering used exclusively with EX-series EOS Speedlites.
A-TTL, TTL Flash Metering; 3-point, 4-zone off-the-film flash metering used with built-in flash and all EOS Speedlites except EX series.

Metering Range

EV 2-20 (with 50mm f/1.4 lens at ISO100).

Exposure Modes

Intelligent program AE with variable shift; Shutter speed-priority AE; Aperture-priority AE; Auto DEP; Full Auto (Intelligent program AE, unshiftable); Programmed Image Control Modes: Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports and Night Scene; E-TTL program flash AE; A-TTL program flash AE; TTL program flash AE; Metered Manual

Multiple Exposure

Up to 9 exposures can be preset. Automatically clears upon completion. Cancelable midway.

Exposure Compensation

Auto Exposure Bracketing (AEB) up to +/-2EV in 1/2 steps.
Manual exposure compensation up to +/-2EV in 1/2 steps.
Unavailable in the Full Auto and Programmed modes.



Vertical-travel, focal plane shutter with all speeds electronically controlled. Front and rear shutter curtains both have dedicated electromagnetic release control. (Curtain speed: 6.3ms/24mm).

Shutter Speeds

30 to 1/2000 sec.; Bulb; X-sync at 1/90 sec. Can be set in 1/2-stop increments.



Built-in, retractable TTL autoflash head in the pentaprism. Auto pop-up and serial-controlled.

Guide Number

39 ft./12m (ISO 100)

Flash Coverage Angle

Covers the angle of view of 28mm lens.

Flash Duration

1 millisecond or less

Recycling Time

Approximately 2 seconds. The flash ready icon lights in the viewfinder when ready.

Color Temperature

Equivalent to daylight

Shooting Distance Range

* At distances closer than 3.3 ft. (1m), flash coverage will be partially obstructed by the lens barrel.

Red-Eye Reduction

Red-Eye reduction lamp lights while the shutter button is pressed halfway and focusing and metering are achieved.

Film Transport

Film Loading

Automatic prewind system. After film positioning and back cover closure, the film automatically winds to the first frame.

Film Speed Setting

ISO 25-5000 automatically set in 1/3 step increments according to DX code; can also be set manually from ISO 6-6400 in 1/3 step increments.

Film Transport

Single-frame advance or continuous advance set automatically according to the picture-taking mode.
Quiet Film Transport: Film winding sound level approximately 60 db.
Film Transport Confirmation: By up/down counting of frame counter in LCD panel.

Power Source


Two CR2 lithium batteries housed inside the camera grip.

Battery Check

Battery level is displayed by the battery level indicator on the LCD.

Shooting Capacity

The table below indicates the number of 24-exposure rolls that can be taken with two new CR2 batteries and Canon EF28-80mm f/3.5-5.6V USM lens.


Size (W x H x D)

5.5 x 3.5 x 2.3 in./140 x 90 x 58.5mm


Approx. 11.8 oz./335g. without battery (Approx. 12.6 oz./357g. with batteries)

All data are based on Canon's Standard Test Method. Subject to change without notice.

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