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Proper exposure makes good shots into great ones, and with the Rebel GII, you can trust the automatic exposure system to do all the work.  From sunny beach and sky scenes to nightscapes and everything in between, exposure is consistent and accurate.
With easy preprogrammed shooting options plus semi to full manual control over exposure and focus, you'll set your own pace for discovering the excitement of SLR photography.
Owning a Rebel Ti gives you access to Canon's world-renowned line of precision lenses and accessories that will have you creating spectacular images well into the future.

EOS Rebel GII Kit Contents

EOS Rebel GII Kit Contents EOS Rebel GII Body Wide Strap EW-100BM Lithium Batteries 3V CR123A


Type and Major Components


35mm SLR(single-lens reflex) AF/AE camera with built-in winder and built-in flash.

Compatible Lenses

Canon EF Lenses

Lens Mount

Canon EF mount (Fully electronic control)



SLR-type, eye-level roof mirror pentaprism

Picture Coverage

90% vertical and horizontal coverage of actual picture area


0.70x magnification with 50mm lens at infinity

Dioptric Adjustment

No standard diopter provided

Focusing Screen

Fixed, new laser-matte screen marked with focusing points and partial metering circle


Quick-return half mirror

Viewfinder Information

Shutter speed (if unsuitable blinks at 2hz as warning), Aperture (if unsuitable blinks at 2 Hz as warning), AE lock or FE lock (Partial metering 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 scale in 1/2-stop increments (±2 stops), Flash Ready Light (Blinks as a flash-required warning in low-light (2 Hz while the built-in flash is retracted), High-speed sync (FP flash), In-focus (during AF and MF) indicator (Blinks at 2 Hz if focusing is impossible)
Viewfinder information display cannot be turned off.4.



TTL-CT-SIR (Through-the-Lens Secondary Image Registration) Multi-BASIS with 3 focusing points |+|

Focusing Point Selection

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

Focus Modes

1. Autofocus: One of the following two AF modes is set automatically (not user-settable) to suit the picture-taking mode. The shutter does not release until focus is achieved.
a. One-Shot AF: Autofocus locks when focusing is achieved with stationary subject.
b. Al Servo AF for automatic switching between One-Shot AF and predictive AF for moving subjects.
2. Manual Focus: Setting the lens' focus mode switch to MF ( or M) enables manual focusing with the focusing ring.

Focus Operation

Af is activated by pressing the shutter button halfway.

AF Working Range

EV 2-18 ( at ISO 100,standard chart)

AF Assist Method

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

Exposure Control

Metering Modes

1. TTL max. aperture metering with 6 zone silicon photocell. Three metering patterns available.
a. Evaluative metering
b. Center weighted average metering (Set automatically in M mode).
c. Partial Metering (Measure approx. 9% of central area; activated while pressing AE Lock Button only.)
2. E-TTL (with EOS dedicated external Speedlite) 6 zone metering of E-TTL pre-flash
3. A-TTL, TTL Flash Metering A-TTL autoflash linked to focusing points, 3-zone TTL autoflash

Metering Range

EV 2-20 (with 50mm f/1.4 lens at ISO 100)

Exposure Modes

1. Intelligent program AE (P/Shiftable)
2. Shutter speed-priority AE(Tv/No Safety shift)
3. Aperture-priority AE(Av/No safety shift)
4. Depth-of-field Ae(A-DEP/Non-shiftable)
5. Full Auto (intelligent program AE/Non-shiftable
6. Programmed Image Control modes; Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports and Night Scene
7. Metered Manual, User sets speed/aperture +/- 2 stop viewfinder read-out
8. E-TTL autoflash program AE( with accessory Ex-type speedlites)
9.A-TTL autoflash program AE
10. TTL autoflash program AE

Multiple Exposure

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

Exposure Compensation

1. Auto Exposure Bracketing(AEB) up to +/- 2Ev in 1/2 steps.
2. Manual exposure compensation up to =/-2 EV in 1/2 steps
*AEB is not available in the Full Auto and Programmed modes. Exposure Compensation and AEB are possible in P, Tv, Av and A-DEP exposure modes. Exposure Compensation and AEB are possible in P, Tv, Av and A-DEP exposure modes, AEB also possible in Manual mode.



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

Shutter Speeds

30 to 1/2000 sec. (in 1/2 stop increments), bulb,X-sync at 1/90 sec.



Built-in, serial-controlled, retractable TTL autoflash head in the pentaprism

Guide Number

39ft/ 12m (ISO 100)

Flash Coverage Angle

Covers the angle of view of 28mm lens.

Flash Duration

1ms or less

Recycling Time

Approx, 2 seconds. The icon lights in 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 metering are achieved.

Film Transport

Film Loading

Automatic prewind system. After film positioning and back cover closure, the film automatically winds to the 1st frame.

Film Speed Setting

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

Film Transport

Single-frame advance or continuous film advance set automatically to the picture-taking mode.
Quiet Film Transport: Film winding sound level Approximately 56dB
Film Transport Confirmation: By up/down counting of frame counter in LCD panel.

Film Wind

Automatic. One of two modes is automatically set: Single-frame and continuous.(In Continuous Mode, with AF locked, approximately 1fps)

Film Rewind

Film rewound as the film advances to the next frame. Midroll rewinding possible.

Power Source


Two CR123A/DL123A lithium batteries (3v) housed inside the camera grip.

Battery Check

Automatic battery check when the Command Dial is released from OFF. Battery level is indicated on the LCD panel is one of four levels.

Shooting Capacity

The table below indicates the number of 24-exposure rolls that can be taken with two new CR123A batteries and Canon EF28-80mm F/3.5-5.6 lens.
AE Usage FA: Flash Usage


Size (W x H x D)

5.7 (W) x 3.6 (H) x 2.5 (D) in./ 145 (W) x 92(H)x61.9(D) mm


12.35 oz./350g without batteries
13.45 oz./382g with batteries

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

Compatible Supplies & Accessories

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