Canon EOS 350D / Digital Rebel XT/ Kiss n Digital Review
Canon EOS 350D (Digital Rebel XT) specifications
|International naming|| US: Canon Rebel Digital XT
Japan: Canon EOS Kiss n Digital
Elsewhere: Canon EOS 350D
| US: $899 [check price]
(kit inc. lens)
| US: $999 [check price]
|Body material||Plastic (matte finish)|
|Sensor *|| 22.2 x 14.8 mm CMOS sensor
RGB Color Filter Array
Built-in fixed low-pass filter
8.2 million total pixels
8.0 million effective pixels
3:2 aspect ratio
|Image sizes *|| 3456 x 2304 (L)
2496 x 1664 (M)
1728 x 1152 (S)
|Output formats|| RAW
RAW + JPEG Large/Fine *
JPEG (EXIF 2.21) - Fine, Normal
|Image processor||DIGIC II *|
|Lenses|| Canon EF / EF-S lens mount
1.6x field of view crop
|Focus modes|| Auto Focus
Manual Focus (switch on lens barrel)
|Auto Focus|| 7-point TTL
AF working range: -0.5 - 18 EV (at 20°C, ISO 100) *
|AF modes *|| AI Focus
|AF point selection|| Auto
|AF assist||Flash strobe|
|Shooting modes|| Auto
Program AE (P)
Shutter priority AE (Tv)
Aperture priority AE (Av)
|Metering|| TTL 35 zone SPC
Metering range: EV 1.0 - 20 EV (at 20°C, ISO 100, 50 mm F1.4)
|Metering modes *|| Evaluative 35-zone
Partial 9% at center
|AE Lock||AE lock button|
|AE Bracketing|| +/- 2.0 EV
0.5 or 0.3 EV increments *
|Exposure compen.|| +/- 2.0 EV
0.5 or 0.3 EV increments *
Auto (100 - 400)
|Shutter|| Focal-plane shutter
30 - 1/4000 sec (0.5 or 0.3 EV steps *)
Flash X-Sync: 1/200 sec
|Aperture values|| F1.0 - F91 (0.3 EV steps)
Actual aperture range depends on lens used
|White balance|| Auto
|WB Bracketing|| +/-3 levels
Selectable Blue/Amber or Magenta/Green bias *
|WB fine-tuning *|| Blue (-9) To Amber (+9)
Magenta (-9) to Green (+9)
|Color space *|| sRGB
|Image params *|| Parameter 1 (con +1, shp +1, sat +1, tone 0)
Parameter 2 (con 0, shp 0, sat 0, tone 0)
Set 1 (con, shp, sat, tone)
Set 2 (con, shp, sat, tone)
Set 3 (con, shp, sat, tone)
B&W (con, shp, filter, toning)
(Set 1 - 3)
| Contrast (+/-2)
Color tone (+/-2)
|Drive modes|| Single
Continuous: 3.0 fps up to 14 JPEG / 4 RAW frames *
Self-timer 10 secs (3 sec with mirror lock-up)
|Mirror lockup *||Yes|
95% frame coverage
Magnification: 0.8x (-1 diopter with 50 mm lens at infinity) *
Eyepoint: 21 mm *
Dioptric adjustment: -3.0 to +1.0 diopter
Fixed laser matte screen
|Viewfinder info|| AF points
Exposure Level / Compensation
AF/MF focus confirmation
|DOF preview||Yes, button|
|LCD monitor|| 1.8" TFT LCD
115,000 pixels *
5 brightness levels
10x zoom playback
|Record review|| Off
On (Info, inc. histogram)
2 / 4 / 8 sec / Hold
|Flash|| Auto pop-up E-TTL II auto flash *
Guide number approx 13
Modes: Auto, Manual Flash On/ Off, Red-Eye Reduction
X-Sync: 1/200 sec
Flash exposure compensation: +/-2.0 EV (0.3 or 0.5 EV steps) *
Coverage up to 17 mm focal length (27 mm FOV equiv.)
|External flash|| E-TTL II auto flash with EX-series
|Direct printing|| Canon Card Photo Printers
Canon Bubble Jet Printers with direct print function
|Other features|| Orientation sensor
Automatically writes FAT16/FAT32 depending on capacity
LCD panel illumination
|Auto rotation|| On (playback uses orientation
data in file header)
|Playback mode|| Single image
Single image with info (inc. histogram)
Magnified view (1.5 - 10x in 15 steps, browsable)
9 image index
Jump (by 10, 100 or date) *
|Custom functions||9 custom functions with 24 settings *|
|Firmware||User upgradable (uh oh!)|
USB 2.0 (Hi-Speed, approx. 2.6 MB/sec) *
|Direct Print|| Canon Compact Photo Printers and PIXMA Printers (supporting PictBridge)
|Storage|| Compact Flash Type I or II
FAT 12/16 and FAT 32 support
No CF card supplied
|Power|| Lithium-Ion NB-2LH rechargeable
battery (supplied & charger) *
CR2016 Lithium battery (date/time backup) *
Optional ACK-700 AC adapter *
|Dimensions *||127 x 94 x 64 mm (5.0 x 3.7 x 2.5 in)|
|Weight *|| Body (no batt or CF): 490 g (1.1 lb)
Body plus battery and CF: 540 g (1.2 lb)
Body plus battery,CF and 18-55 mm II lens: 724 g (1.6 lb)
|Software *|| Digital Photo Professional
Zoom Browser EX
|Accessories|| Semi-hard case EH-18L *
EF and EF-S lenses
Canon Speedlites (220EX, 380EX, 420EX, 580EX, Macro-RingLite, MR-14EX, Macro Twin Lite MT-24EX, Speedlite Transmitter ST-E2)
Battery Grip BG-E3 (takes two NB-2LH or 6 AA's) *
Remote Switch RS-60E3, Remote Controller RC-1 and RC-5
AC Adapter Kit ACK-700 *
* New or changed, see next page for details
Apr 6, 2005
Feb 17, 2005
Mar 21, 2008
Mar 26, 2008
I own it
I want it
I had it
Discuss in the forums
|Patrick Finds Inner Peace by ecastellon|
from Your best photo of the week!
|Forks by Kukla|
from Arranged everyday objects
Calumet UK and Wex Photographic, two of the biggest photography retailers in the United Kingdom, are going to officially merge tomorrow.
macOS High Sierra came out today, but if you use a Wacom tablet you need to wait a few weeks before you upgrade. According to Wacom, they won't have a compatible driver ready for you until "late October."
Do you think a $3,000 Canon 80D video rig can compete with an $80,000+ Arri Alexa setup? Well it can't, but check out this video anyway to see how the rigs compare.
Seven simple rules to make sure you get the most out of your next photography outing.
Vitec, the company that owns popular accessory maker Manfrotto, has just acquired JOBY and Lowepro for a cool $10.3 million in cash. The acquisition adds JOBY and Lowepro to Vitec's already sizable collection of camera gear brands.
A master drone pilot has captured one of the most incredible (and highly illegal) drone videos we've ever seen by flying around, inside, onto, and under a moving train.
Intel just debuted their 8th generation desktop CPUs, and the lineup packs a performance boost for 'content creators' that photo and video editors might be intrigued by.
Canon is developing a 'Free Viewpoint Video System' that will turn real life sports games and events into immersive 3D interactive experiences. It's video game-like camera control IRL.
A veteran photojournalist, Rick Wilking secured a spot in the path of totality for the August solar eclipse. While things didn't quite pan out as predicted, an unexpected subject in the sky and a quick reaction made for a once-in-a-lifetime shot.
The new iZugar 3.25mm F2.5 super fisheye lens offers an insane 220-degree angle of view. That means it can basically see behind itself... good luck keeping your feet out of the shot.
You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll remember that time you took a picture of the frozen pizza baking directions.
A Craigslist poster has discovered the worst possible way to photograph a car: taking pictures of pictures displayed on a cracked and scratched up smartphone screen.
With the iPhone X coming out soon, the title probably won't last, but the iPhone 8 Plus is officially the best smartphone camera DxOMark has ever tested, and the iPhone 8 is second.
Kodak's new Facebook Messenger chatbot is trying to bring back the 'Kodak Moment' by digging up your old social media photos and trying to sell you prints and custom coffee mugs.
Affinity Photo for iPad was touted as "the first full blown, truly professional photo editing tool to make its way onto the Apple tablet." This update makes it that much more convenient.
Yashica has released a new teaser video, and this one claims they'll be releasing an "unprecedented camera" in October on Kickstarter. Ready... set... speculate!
Storage solutions company Synology has just released its very first 6-bay NAS tower. Combined with the DX1215 expansion units, it can hold and control up to thirty drives.
We're always expanding our collection of product overview content, and we've just added videos for the Canon EOS 6D Mark II, the EOS Rebel SL2 and EOS M6.
The venerable Canon PowerShot G1 was announced seventeen years ago this week, marking the start of a line of enthusiast-focused compacts that's still alive and kicking.
Super macro photographer Can Tuncer captured these incredible close-ups of a single peacock feather using a special setup and three different microscope lenses.
After successfully crowdfunding the Biotar 75mm F1.5, Oprema Jena is at it again. This time they're bringing back the Biotar 58mm F2: the world's only lens with a 17-blade aperture.
Adobe's move to a subscription model is treating it very well indeed. The company has posted record revenue for the second quarter in a row, hauling in a mind-boggling $1.84 billion.
More details have emerged about the potential sale of Blackstone's 45% stake in iconic camera brand Leica.
Popular mobile editing app Snapseed just got a major update that includes a new interface and 11 new presets for both Android and iOS, as well as adding the Perspective tool to the iOS version.
It might sound like a strange idea, but taking macro photos of boiling water can actually result in some really cool photographs. A good photo experiment for a rainy day.
The database was created to "break with the narrow lens through which history… has been recorded" by equipping those who commission photography with "the resources to discover photographers of color available for assignments.
Lensbaby has released two new optics for their special "optic swap system." The Lensbaby Sweet 80 Optic gives you that trademark sweet spot of focus, while the Creative Bokeh optic gives you 9 different drop in aperture plate options to play with.
TechCrunch has already posted their review of the upcoming iPhone 8 (not yet the iPhone X), and they're calling it "a look into the augmented future of photography."
Affinity Photo is a $50 photo editing software with no subscriptions. That's it – pay for it once and you're done. And we think it's actually pretty darn good.
Instagram is currently testing a major change to the app's profile layout: replacing the 3-photo across grid with a 4-photo grid... and some users are NOT taking the news well.