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Canon Digital Rebel XTi/EOS 400D
Seems like I just bought my Digital Rebel XT/EOS 350D not too long ago (just over a year) and now Canon is replacing it with the Digital Rebel XTi/EOS 400D with a 10 megapixel self cleaning sensor.

New Features
Dust Delete Feature   (1) Auto Sensor Cleaning
(2) Dust Delete Data
(3) Manual Sensor Cleaning
Picture Style   Six preset Picture Style settings plus three user-defined custom Picture style settings with individual adjustments for Sharpness, Contrast, Color saturation, 2nd Color tone; Filter effect, Toning effect for black & white images

Photo courtesy Canon

Photo courtesy Canon

Photo courtesy Canon

Specifications
Type Digital AF/AE SLR with built-in flash
Recording Medium CompactFlash (CF) Card Type I & II
Image Format 0.87 x 0.58 in./22.2 x 14.8mm (APS-C size sensor)
Compatible Lenses Canon EF and EF-S lenses
Lens Mount Canon EF mount
Lens Focal Length Conversion Factor* 1.6x
 
Image Sensor
Type High-Sensitivity, high-resolution, single-plate, CMOS sensor
Pixels Approx. 10.10 megapixels
Total Pixels Approx. 10.50 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
 
Recording System
Recording Format JPEG, RAW, and RAW+JPEG simultaneous recording provided. The RAW and JPEG images are saved as separate files in the CF card.
Image Format JPEG, RAW (Canon .CR2)
File Size (1) Large/Fine: Approx. 3.8MB (3,888 x 2,592)
(2) Large/Normal: Approx. 2.0MB (3,888 x 2,592)
(3) Medium/Fine: Approx. 2.3MB (2,816 x 1,880)
(4) Medium/Normal: Approx. 1.2MB (2,816 x 1,880)
(5) Small/Fine: Approx. 1.3MB (1,936 x 1,288)
(6) Small/Normal: Approx. 0.7MB (1,936 x 1,288)
(7) RAW: Approx. 9.8MB (3,888 x 2,592)
Folders Automatic folder creation; up to 9,999 images per folder (new folder created when the file number reaches 9999)
File Numbering (1) Continuous numbering (2) Auto reset (3) Manual reset (the image numbering is reset to 0001, a new folder is created where subsequent images are saved)
Color Space Selectable between sRGB and Adobe RGB
Interface USB 2.0 Hi-Speed, mini-B port. NTSC/PAL for video output
 
White Balance
Settings Auto, Preset (Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten Light, White Fluorescent Light, Flash), Manual (Custom, or user-set Color Temperature)
Auto White Balance Auto white balance with the image sensor
Color Temperature Compensation White balance bracketing: +/- stops in 1-stop increments
White balance correction: blue/amber bias +/- 9 levels, magenta/green bias +/- 9 levels
 
Viewfinder
Type Eye-level SLR with pentamirror
Coverage Approx. 95% horizontally and vertically
Magnification 0.8x (-1 dpt with 50mm lens at infinity)
Eyepoint Approx. 21mm
Dioptric Adjustment Correction -3.0 to +1.0 diopter
Mirror Quick-return half mirror (Transmission: reflection ratio of 40:60)
Viewfinder Information AF (AF points, focus confirmation light), Exposure (shutter speed, aperture, exposure level, AE lock, exposure compensation, AEB level, bulb), Flash (flash ready, red-eye reduction lamp on, high-speed sync, FE lock, FEB shooting, flash exposure compensation, insufficient flash warning during FE lock), White balance correction, Maximum burst, CF card full warning, CF card error warning, No CF card warning
Depth-of-Field Preview Enabled with depth-of-field preview button (with Speedlite 580EX, 430EX, MR-14EX or MT-24EX; pressing the depth-of-field preview button fires a modeling flash)
Eyepiece Shutter None (eyepiece cover provided on strap)
 
Autofocus
Type TTL-CT-SIR with CMOS sensor
AF Points 9 AF points
AF Working Range EV -0.5-18 (ISO 100 at 73°F/23°C)
Focusing Modes Autofocus: One-Shot AF, Predictive AI Servo AF, AI Focus AF (automatic switching between One-Shot/Predictive AI Servo AF); Manual Focus (MF)
AF Point Selection Automatic selection, Manual AF point selection
Selected AF Point Display Superimposed on viewfinder and LCD monitor
AF-assist Beam Intermittent firing of built-in flash (Emitted automatically when necessary under low light, and linked to all 9 AF points. Not emitted in the Landscape, Sports and Flash OFF modes)
 
Exposure Control
Metering Modes Max. aperture TTL metering with 35-zone SPC
(1) Evaluative metering (linked to all AF points)
(2) Partial metering (approx. 9% at center of viewfinder)
(3) Center-weighted average metering
Metering Range EV 1-20 (ISO 100 at 73°F/23°C with EF 50mm f/1.4 USM lens)
Exposure Control Systems Program AE (shiftable), Shutter-priority AE, Aperture-priority AE, Auto Depth-of-field AE (non-shiftable), Full auto (Program AE, non-shiftable), Programmed image control modes, Manual exposure (including bulb), E-TTL II autoflash program AE
ISO Speed Range Basic Zone: automatically set by the camera
Creative Zone: equivalent to ISO 100-1,600
Exposure Compensation (1) User-set with multi-controller (2) AEB (Auto Exposure Bracketing)
Bracketing range: +/- 2 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-stop increments
AE Lock Auto: Applied in One-Shot AF mode with evaluative metering when focus is achieved
User-set: Applied with AE lock button
 
Shutter
Type Vertical-travel, mechanical, focal-plane shutter with all speeds electronically controlled
Shutter Speeds 1/4000 to 30 sec. (1/3- and 1/2-stop increments), X-sync at 1/200 sec.
Shutter Release Soft-touch electomangetic release; shutter "lag time" approx. 100 msec.
Self-timer 10 sec. delay, 2 sec. delay with C.Fn-7-1 (mirror lockup)
Remote Control Remote control with Remote Switch RS-60E3 or Wireless Remote Controllers RC-1/RC-5
 
Built-in Flash
Type Auto pop-up, retractable, built-in flash in the pentaprism
Guide Number 43 ft./13m (ISO 100)
Recycling Time Approx. 3 sec.
Flash-ready Indicator Flash-ready indicator lights in viewfinder
Flash Coverage 17mm lens focal length (equivalent to 27mm in 135 format)
Flash Metering System E-TTL II autoflash
Flash Exposure Compensation +/-2 stops in 1/3- and 1/2-stop increments
 
External Speedlite
EOS External Flash or Dedicated Speedlites E-TTL II autoflash with EX Series Speedlites
PC Terminal Provided; not sensitive to flash polarity
 
Drive System
Drive Modes Single, Continuous, Self-timer/Remote control
Continuous Shooting Speed Approx. 3 fps (at shutter speed of 1/250 sec. or faster)
Max. Burst During Continuous Shooting JPEG: approx. 27 frames (Large/Fine)
RAW: approx. 10 frames
RAW+JPEG: approx. 8 frames (Large/Fine)
 
LCD Monitor
Type TFT color, liquid-crystal monitor
Screen Monitor size 2.5 in. diagonal with a viewing angle of approx. 160° vertically and horizontally
Pixels Approx. 230,000 pixels
Coverage Approx. 100%
Brightness Control 7 levels provided
 
Playback
Image Display Format Single image, 9-image index, Magnified zoom (approx. 1.5x to 10x), Auto play, Auto review right after shooting, Histogram, Rotate, Jump
Highlight Alert In the single image (INFO) display mode, the highlight portions containing no image information will blink
 
Image Protection and Erase
Protection A single image can be protected or unprotected
Erase A single image or all images stored in a CF card can be erased if they are unprotected
Direct Printing from the Camera Enabled with the Print/Share button
Compatible Printers CP and SELPHY Compact Photo Printers, PIXMA Photo Printers and PictBridge compatible printers (via USB Interface Cable IFC-400PCU)
Settings Print quantity, style (image, paper size, borders, date), trimming
 
New Features
Dust Delete Feature (1) Auto Sensor Cleaning
(2) Dust Delete Data
(3) Manual Sensor Cleaning
Picture Style Six preset Picture Style settings plus three user-defined custom Picture style settings with individual adjustments for Sharpness, Contrast, Color saturation, 2nd Color tone; Filter effect, Toning effect for black & white images
 
Menus
Menu Categories Shooting menu: red
Playback menu: blue
Setup menu: yellow
LCD Monitor Language 15 languages provided (English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Japanese)
Firmware Update Enabled by the user
 
Power Source
Battery One Battery Pack NB-2LH
Number of Shots Approx. 500 (73°F/23°C, flash off), approx. 370 (32°F/0°C, flash off)

The above figures comply with CIPA testing standards and apply when a fully-charged Battery Pack NB-2LH is used.
Battery Check Automatic
Power Saving provided; power turns off after set time of 30 sec., 1, 2, 4, 8, 15 min. or off
Back-up Battery One CR2016 Lithium Battery
 
Dimensions and Weight
Dimensions (W x H x D) 4.98 x 3.71 x 2.56 in./126.5 x 94.2 x 65mm
Weight 18 oz./510g (body only)
 
Operating Environment
Operating Temperature Range 32-104°F/0-40°C
Operating Humidity Range 85% or less
  Note: Note: All the specifications above are based on Canon's Standard Test Method.
The camera's specifications and physical appearance are subject to change without notice.


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