Specifications of the EOS Digital Rebel XT.

Article ID: ART154429 | Date published: 06/09/2015 | Date last updated: 02/05/2016


Specifications of the EOS Digital Rebel XT.


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 Approx. 8.0 Megapixels
Total Pixels 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 System
Recording Format Design rule for Camera File System 2.0
Image Format JPEG, RAW (12bit) Simultaneous Recording: Possible
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 (1728 x 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)
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, CF card error, no CF card
Depth-of-Field Preview Enabled with depth-of-field preview button
Eyepiece Shutter None (provided on strap)
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-Shot AF 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)
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)
External Speedlite
EOS External Flash or Dedicated Speedlites E-TTL II autoflash
Drive System
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")
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
Image Protection and Erase
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 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 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
Power Source
Battery Battery 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
Weight 17.1 oz./485g
Operating Environment
Operating Temperature Range 32-104? F/0-40? C
Operating Humidity Range 85% or less



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