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Canon EOS Rebel T2i DSLR Camera

Canon EOS Rebel T2i DSLR Camera

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The Canon EOS Rebel T2i digital SLR camera is the latest Canon model. Today’s photo enthusiast is looking for a camera that will grow with them as they learn, and that is a perfect description of the new EOS Rebel T2i digital SLR camera. Retaining all of the traditional characteristics that have made the EOS Rebel series beloved by entry-level photographers and an industry best-seller, the new Canon EOS Rebel T2i succeeds in bridging the gap between an entry-level camera and a true pro-summer camera. The Canon EOS Rebel T2i Digital SLR camera is scheduled to be delivered to US dealers in early March.

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18 megapixel Canon EOS Rebel T2i SLR camera

The Canon EOS Rebel T2i digital SLR camera includes a variety of new features for photographic assignments as varied as grabbing that action shot from the sidelines or creating memorable family portraits, including: 3.7 fps shooting, an ISO range of 100-6400 (expandable to 12,800), a 63-zone Dual Layer Metering System, and Canon’s DIGIC 4 Imaging Processor. There are some moments in our lives where video helps capture the moment better than a still image, and the Canon EOS Rebel T2i offers the best of both worlds with Full HD 1080p video as well as 18-megapixel still images. The Canon EOS T2i DSLR continues Canon’s industry-leading trend in Full HD DSLR video capture with manual exposure control, selectable frame rates and a new external microphone input. There is also a new feature for standard definition recording, Movie Crop, which provides an approximate 7x additional zoom with no loss of image quality when shooting SD quality video.

Take pictures and videos with the Canon Rebel T2i

“There is no question that HD video is the biggest trend in DSLR technology and because of this we are seeing the creativity of still photographers transferring to the moving image. Still photographers are using the various lenses and accessories they are already familiar with to create amazing video footage,” stated Yuichi Ishizuka, executive vice president and general manager, Consumer Imaging Group, Canon USA. “Taking that HD video quality and putting it in the hands of entry-level photographers with cameras like our new Canon EOS Rebel T2i, we are seeing a new generation of creative digital artists emerge.”

Canon EOS Rebel T2i records HD video

Canon’s EOS HD video capture has helped spark a major movement in digital imaging, empowering still photographers with the ability to experiment, learn and capture stunning high-definition video through a variety of creative lenses. Continuing this imaging revolution, the new Canon EOS Rebel T2i puts entry-level photographers on the frontline equipped with all the latest EOS HD video features including full HD video at 1920×1080 resolution, selectable frame rates, full manual exposure control and the visual options of interchangeable lenses. Manual video exposure control provides novice filmmakers with the image control they are accustomed to in a still camera, all while shooting professional-level cinematic video. Professional photographers utilize creative lighting, adjustable depth-of-field and a variety of lenses to create powerful still images and video footage, and these are exactly the tools that the new Canon EOS Rebel T2i gives to budding photo and video enthusiasts.

Movie Crop feature on the Canon EOS T2i DSLR

For easier video recording operation and familiar functionality for beginners, the Canon EOS T2i’s autofocus can be operated before or during video recording by pressing the shutter button half-way down in video mode. Another feature debuting in the Canon EOS Rebel T2i is Canon’s new Movie Crop mode, where the user can achieve 7x magnification when shooting SD video for a significantly increased “telephoto” effect. Unlike the digital zoom feature found in many compact digital cameras, Canon’s new Movie Crop mode actually crops the image directly from the CMOS sensor at full SD resolution to preserve maximum image quality and provide additional zoom power. The new Movie Crop feature is especially helpful for achieving extra full resolution zoom power when filming youth sports, such as a child running to the furthest end of a field.

External stereo microphone jack on the Canon Rebel T2i

For better sound quality when shooting video, the Rebel T2i DSLR includes an external stereo microphone jack, a first for an EOS Rebel model, in addition to its built-in monaural microphone. These audio and video features supplement a tremendous range of additional must-have video features in an entry-level Digital SLR camera. For enhanced viewing pleasure and easy video sharing at home, the HDMI video-out capability of the Canon EOS Rebel T2i DSLR includes a new Consumer Electronics Control (CEC) compatibility which allows users to play back still or video files on a CEC-compliant HDTV, using the TV remote to control the camera when connected via HDMI interface.

Canon EOS Rebel T2i delivers high quality photos

The Canon Rebel T2i DSLR features a newly developed 18-million-pixel Canon CMOS imaging sensor providing outstanding resolution and light sensitivity for amazing poster-sized prints with fine detail and stunning color. The camera exhibits exceptional low-noise performance incorporating many of the same technologies used to reduce noise in professional cameras such as the EOS 7D. The Canon Rebel T2i camera’s basic ISO range is an amazing 100~6400, and via a Custom Function, it can be extended to ISO 12,800. The outstanding ISO range combined with its noise reduction technology allows the Canon EOS Rebel T2i to capture outstanding low-light pictures at events such as candlelit birthday celebrations or recitals where flash photography may be prohibited.

Canon EOS T2i equipped with iFCL metering system

The camera provides 3.7 fps continuous shooting for still photos, making it the fastest shooting Rebel model to date and enabling users to capture that great image of a little leaguer’s first swing. The camera features Canon’s proprietary iFCL 63-zone dual-layer metering system offering intelligent Evaluative metering with much finer segmentation than any previous EOS Rebel model. The new Canon EOS T2i also has an expanded ± 5 EV exposure compensation range allowing for much more versatility when shooting in extremely bright or dark environments; or when shooting HDR (high dynamic range) images.

Canon Rebel T2i professional photography settings

The Canon EOS Rebel T2i SLR includes a number of professional-level user-selectable Canon image processing features to enhance the image quality of in-camera JPEG files, and to tag RAW images for processing later through Canon’s Digital Photo Professional software (included with the camera). These features include Canon’s Auto Lighting Optimizer to enhance shadow detail and add contrast to “flat” scenes, Highlight Tone Priority adding up to one stop of detail in bright highlight areas, Peripheral Illumination Correction for automatic correction of vignetting, High ISO Noise Reduction with four user-selectable settings, and Long Exposure Noise Reduction applied to exposures one second or longer. These Canon image enhancements provide photographers with professional quality automatic image correction on JPEG files right out of the camera.

Canon EOS Rebel T2i digital SLR camera

The Canon EOS Rebel T2i digital camera includes a new enhanced 3-inch LCD monitor featuring 1.04 million dots with a wide 3:2 aspect ratio, wider than previous EOS models. The Canon EOS Rebel T2i camera’s LCD monitor can display a full-screen video image utilizing the entire screen during playback. For maximum storage capacity the new Canon Rebel T2i Digital SLR camera is the first EOS model to support SDXC memory cards. With all the new and exciting features of the EOS Rebel T2i, the Rebel series continues to provide great Canon features such as Live View, a built-in pop-up flash, and the EOS integrated cleaning system, as well as compatibility with Canon EX-series Speedlites and Canon EF and EF-S lenses allowing users to fully explore multiple creative photographic possibilities. The new Canon EOS Rebel T2i Digital SLR camera is also compatible with Canon’s new BG-E8 battery grip and new RC-6 wireless remote control for both still images and video capture.

Canon EOS Rebel T2i DSLR Camera

Canon EOS Rebel T2i DSLR Camera

Canon EOS Rebel T2i Specs

The new flagship of the EOS Rebel line, Canon EOS Rebel T2i brings professional EOS features into an easy to use, lightweight digital SLR that’s a joy to use. Featuring a class-leading 18.0 Megapixel CMOS Image Sensor and increased light sensitivity for low light photography, the EOS Rebel T2i also has an advanced HD Movie mode for gorgeous Full HD movies. Able to capture up to 3.7 frames per second, it’s ready to go the minute it’s picked up. Advanced Live View, a new wide-area screen, plus features like Canon’s brilliant Auto Lighting Optimizer and Highlight Tone features ensure brilliant photos and movies, easily. With some of the most advanced features of any digital SLR, it’s simply the best Rebel Canon has ever created.


Type: Digital, single-lens reflex, AF/AE camera
Recording Media: SD memory card, SDHC memory card, SDXC Memory Card
Image Sensor Size: 22.3mm x 14.9mm (APS-C size)
Compatible Lenses: Canon EF lenses including EF-S lenses (35mm-equivalent focal length is approx. 1.6x the lens focal length)
Lens Mount: Canon EF mount


Type: High-sensitivity, high-resolution, large single-plate CMOS sensor
Pixels: Effective pixels: Approx. 18.00 Megapixels
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 (Horizontal: Vertical)
Color Filter System: RGB primary color filters
Low-pass Filter: Fixed position in front of the CMOS sensor
Dust Deletion feature:
(1) Self-Cleaning Sensor Unit
(2) Dust Delete Data appended to the captured image
(3) Manual cleaning of sensor


Recording Format: Design rule for Camera File System 2.0 and Exif 2.21
Image Type:
Still: JPEG, RAW (14-bit, Canon original), RAW+JPEG
Video: MOV (Image data: H.264, Audio: Linear PCM)
File Size:
(1) Large/Fine: Approx. 6.4MB (5184 x 3456 pixels)
(2) Large/Normal: Approx. 3.2MB (5184 x 3456 pixels)
(3) Medium/Fine: Approx. 3.4MB (3456 x 2304 pixels)
(4) Medium/Normal: Approx. 1.7MB (3456 x 2304 pixels)
(5) Small/Fine: Approx. 2.2MB (2592 x 1728 pixels)
(6) Small/Normal: Approx. 1.1MB (2592 x 1728 pixels)
(7) RAW: Approx. 24.5MB (5184 x 3456 pixels)

File Numbering: Continuous numbering, auto reset, manual reset
Color Space: sRGB, Adobe RGB selectable
Picture Style: Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome, User Defined 1-3


Type: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten Light, White Fluorescent Light, Flash, Custom
Color Temperature Compensation:
White balance correction: ±9 stops in full-stop increments
White balance bracketing: ±3 stops in full-stop increments
Blue/amber direction or magenta/green direction possible
Color Temperature Information Transmission: Provided


Type: Eye-level SLR (with pentamirror)
Coverage: Vertical/Horizontal approx. 95%
Magnification: Approx. 0.87x (with 50mm lens at infinity, -1 m-1 (dpt))
Eyepoint: Approx. 19mm (from eyepiece lens center)
Built-in Dioptric Adjustment: -3.0 to +1.0m-1 (diopter)
Focusing Screen: Fixed, Precision Matte
Mirror: Quick-return half mirror (transmission: reflection ratio of 40:60, no mirror cut-off with EF600mm f/4L IS USM or shorter lenses)
Viewfinder Information: AF information
Exposure information:
Shutter speed, aperture, ISO speed (always displayed), AE lock, exposure level, spot metering circle, exposure warning
Flash information:
Flash ready, flash exposure compensation, high-speed sync, FE lock, red-eye reduction light
Image information:
Highlight tone priority (D+), monochrome shooting, maximum burst (1-digit display), white balance correction, SD card information
Depth-of-Field Preview:
Enabled with depth-of-field preview button


Type: TTL-CT-SIR AF-dedicated CMOS sensor
AF Points: 9 AF points (center AF point is cross-type)
Focusing Modes: Auto, One-Shot AF, Predictive AI Servo AF, AI Focus AF, Manual Focusing (MF)
AF Point Selection: Automatic selection, manual selection
Selected AF Point Display: Superimposed in viewfinder and indicated on LCD monitor
AF-assist Beam: Intermittent firing of built-in flash
Effective range: Approx. 4.0m/13.1 ft. at center, approx. 3.5m/11.5 ft. at periphery. When EOS-dedicated Speedlite attached, the Speedlite’s AF-assist beam is emitted instead.


Metering Modes: 63-zone TTL full-aperture metering
Metering Range: EV 1-20 (at 73°F/23°C with EF 50mm f/1.4 USM lens, ISO 100)
Exposure Control:
(1) Program AE (shiftable)
(2) Shutter-priority AE
(3) Aperture-priority AE
(4) Depth-of-field AE (A-DEP, non-shiftable)
(5) Full Auto (Program AE, non-shiftable)
(6) Programmed Image Control modes (6 modes)
(7) Manual exposure (including bulb)
ISO Speed (Recommended Exposure Index): ISO 100~6400 (in 1-stop increments), H: 12800
Basic Zone modes: ISO 100~3200 set automatically
Exposure Compensation:
Manual: ±5 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments (can be combined with AEB)
AE Lock:
(1) Auto AE lock
(2) Manual AE lock


Type: Vertical-travel, mechanical, focal-plane shutter with all speeds electronically controlled
Shutter Speeds:
1/4000 sec. to 1/60 sec., X-sync at 1/200 sec.
1/4000 sec. to 30 sec., bulb
Shutter Release: Soft-touch electromagnetic release
Self-timer: 10-sec. or 2-sec. delay or 10-sec. delay plus continuous shooting
Remote Control: Remote Switch RS-60E3
Remote Controller: RC-1/RC-5/RC-6


Type: Retractable, auto pop-up flash
Flash Metering: E-TTL II autoflash
Guide Number: 13/43 (ISO 100, in meters/feet)
Recycling Time: Approx. 3 sec.
Flash-ready Indicator: Flash-ready icon lights in viewfinder
Flash Coverage: Up to 17mm lens focal length (equivalent to 27mm in 135 format)
FE Lock: Provided
Flash Exposure Compensation: ±2 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments


Drive Modes: Single, continuous, self-timer (10 sec. or 2 sec. delay)/remote control
Continuous Shooting Speed: Max. 3.7 shots/sec. (with One-Shot AF or AI Servo AF)
Maximum Burst: JPEG (Large/Fine): Approx. 34, RAW: Approx. 6


Shooting Modes: Still photo shooting and video shooting
Focusing: Autofocus (One-Shot AF): Live mode, Face Detection Live mode, Quick mode; Manual focus (5x or 10x manually)
Metering Modes: Real-time evaluative metering with image sensor
Metering Range: EV 0-20 (at 73°F/23°C with EF 50mm f/1.4 USM lens, ISO 100)
Grid Display: Provided (Two grid displays)
Exposure Simulation: Provided
Silent Shooting: Not provided


File Format: MOV (image data: H.264; audio: Linear PCM (with internal mic: monaural, with external mic: stereo))
File Size: Recording Size: 1920 x 1080 (Full HD): 30p (29.97) / 24p (23.976) / 25p, 1280 x 720: 60p (59.94) / 50p, 640 x 480 (SD): 60p (59.94) / 50p), Movie Crop recording in 640 x 480
Continuous Shooting Time: Approx. 12 min. (1920 x 1080), 18 min. (1280 x 720), 24 min. (640 x 480)
Focusing: Autofocus: Quick mode, Live mode, Face Detection Live mode; manual
Exposure Control:
(1) Program AE for movie shooting
(2) Manual exposure
Exposure Compensation: Up to ±3 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments
Audio recording method: Linear PCM
(1) Internal monaural microphone
(2) External stereo microphone jack
Video Playback: Playback, slow motion (variable speed possible), jump to first frame, previous frame, next frame, jump to last frame, cut out first or last, frame, and audio volume (6 levels, including mute).


Type: TFT color, liquid-crystal monitor
Monitor Size: 3.0 in.
Dots: Approx. 1,040,000 dots (VGA)
Coverage: Approx. 100%
Viewing angle: 160°
Brightness Adjustment: 7 levels provided
Interface Languages: English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Portuguese, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Greek, Russian, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Romanian, Ukraine, Turkish, Arabic, Thai, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean and Japanese


Display Format:
(1) Single image display
– Two types of single-image full display and two types of shooting information display.
(2) Index display
– 4-image index and 9-index image.
(3) Jump display
– 10/100 images, shooting date, movies, stills
Highlight Warning: Provided (Overexposed highlights blink)


Protect: Erase protect (or cancel) each image individually
Erase: Single image, selected images or all images in the SD card can be erased (except protected images)


Compatible Printers: PictBridge-compatible printers
Printable Images: JPEG images compliant to Design rule for Camera File System (DPOF printing possible) and RAW images captured with the EOS Rebel T2i
Easy Print feature: Provided
DPOF: Digital Print Order Format
DPOF: Version 1.1 compatible


Compatible Images: JPEG and RAW images


Custom Functions: Total 12
My Menu Registration: Up to 6 menus, Custom functions and other top-tier options can be registered


USB Terminal: For personal computer communication and direct printing (USB 2.0 Hi-Speed)
Video Out Terminal:
(1) Video OUT terminal: NTSC/PAL selectable
(2) mini-HDMI OUT terminal


Battery: 85% or lessOne Battery Pack LP-E8 with Verticle Battery Grip
Battery Check: 85% or lessAuto
Power Saving: 85% or lessProvided. Power turns off after 30 sec., 1, 2, 4, 8, 15 min.
Date/Time Battery: 85% or lessBuilt-in secondary battery
Start-up Time: 85% or lessApprox. 0.1 sec.


Dimensions (WxHxD): 85% or lessApprox. 5.1 x 3.8 x 3.0 in./128.8 x 97.5 x 75.3mm
Weight: 85% or lessApprox. 18.7 oz./530g (CIPA standard, includes battery and memory card.)


Working Temperature Range: 85% or less32-104°F/0-40°C
Working Humidity Range: 85% or less

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