Canon EOS 350D

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Canon EOS 350D/Digital Rebel XT
Canon EOS 350D camera
Overview
Type Single-lens reflex
Lens
Lens Interchangeable (EF-S, EF)
Sensor/Medium
Sensor CMOS APS-C 22.2 × 14.8 mm (1.6× conversion factor)
Maximum resolution 3,456 × 2,304 (8 megapixels)
ASA/ISO range ISO 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
Recording medium CompactFlash (CF) (Type I or Type II)
Focusing
Focus modes Auto and Manual
Focus areas Multi-BASIS TTL, 7 focus points
Exposure/Metering
Exposure modes Full Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night Portrait, No Flash, Program, Shutter-priority, Aperture-priority, Manual, Auto Depth-of-field
Exposure metering Full aperture TTL, 35-zone
Metering modes Evaluative 35-zone, partial 9% at center and center-weighted average
Flash
Flash Built-in pop-up with hotshoe (E-TTL II)
Shutter
Shutter focal-plane
Shutter speed range 1/4000 to 30 sec and Bulb, 1/200 s X-sync
Continuous shooting 3 frame/s, 14 JPEG or 4 raw frames
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Optical pentamirror 95% coverage, 0.8x magnification
Image Processing
Custom WB 6 positions & manual preset
General
Rear LCD monitor 1.8", 115,000 pixels
Battery Canon 720mAh Li-Ion NB-2LH
Weight 540 g (with battery and card, excluding battery grip)
Made in Japan

The Canon EOS 350D (Canon EOS Digital Rebel XT in North America and the Canon EOS Kiss Digital N in Japan) is an 8.0-megapixel entry-level digital single-lens reflex camera manufactured by Canon. The model was initially announced in February 2005. Part of the EOS range, it is the successor to the EOS 300D and the predecessor to the EOS 400D (or Digital Rebel XTi), which was released in August 2006.

Details[edit]

Since early 2008, the 350D has been remaindered (production ceased in 2005).[1]

The 350D is an upgraded version of the Canon EOS 300D, which was the first sub-US$1000 digital SLR, introduced in 2003.[citation needed] There are some differences between the 350D and the 300D.[2] Many of the features 'locked out' by Canon in the 300D were unlocked in this camera, so it has been subject to less unofficial 'hacking' to release the locked features. In addition to these unlocked features, a number of other improvements have been made. Some of the most significant upgrades include:

  • 8.0 megapixels (up from 6.3)
  • DIGIC II image processor
  • Faster power on times (0.2 seconds)
  • Compact Flash type II capability (includes microdrives)
  • 14 (JPEG) or 4 (raw) frames continuous shooting buffer
  • Smaller and lighter body
  • Increased function customization
  • E-TTL II flash algorithm (improvement over the old E-TTL flash algorithm)
  • Mirror lock-up
  • Selectable AF and metering modes
  • USB 2.0 interface (improved from the slower USB 1.1 interface on the 300D)
  • Lithium ion battery.

The Canon EOS 350D comes with Digital Photo Professional to be able to create JPEG or TIFF files from raw files. This was only available on Canon's professional cameras.

Issues[edit]

Canon had compatibility problems with the Lexar Professional 80x-speed Compact Flash (CF) cards which resulted in either total image loss, or the camera freezing up. In the cases of the camera freezing, the images may still be retrieved using an external CF card reader.[3]

EOS 350D with lens

The camera will interpret the presence of a hot shoe protector as the presence of an auxiliary flash attachment thereby disabling the built-in pop-up flash. Removing the hot shoe protector will re-enable the built-in flash. A micro-switch in the hot-shoe senses the presence of the flash.[citation needed]

When using third party lenses, most notably older Sigma lenses, there may be a compatibility issue. Reports exist of people receiving "Err99" errors when using such lenses. The problem is more pronounced when using older lens that do not feature an HSM focus drive. Using the problematic lens with its largest aperture is sometimes possible.[4] Another cause of Err99 messages involve EF-S 18–55 lenses (kit lens for the 350D and 20D) that are defective; purchasing used EF-S 18–55 lenses is a risk factor, especially from eBay auctions. Some auction listings state that the lens was never used – especially those claiming that the lens was originally part of an EOS 400D kit; the best way is to verify the serial numbers indicating the manufacture date.

Firmware updates[edit]

The latest firmware released by Canon for the EOS 350D is version 1.0.3[5] (released 27 October 2005). It fixes problems relating to remote release cables, as well as a problem while reviewing saved images.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "EOS Digital Rebel XT". Canon Camera Museum. 
  2. ^ "Digital Cameras Side-by-Side, 2 cameras". dpreview.com. Retrieved 24 November 2009. 
  3. ^ "Support – EOS Digital SLR Camera". usa.canon.com. Retrieved 13 October 2009. 
  4. ^ "Canon EOS Beginners' FAQ". photonotes.org. 6 January 2007. Retrieved 13 October 2009. 
  5. ^ "D REBEL XT / 350D Firmware-E". web.canon.jp. Retrieved 2 October 2017. 

External links[edit]

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These cameras are supported by Magic Lantern
Image processor: Non-DIGIC DIGIC | DIGIC II | DIGIC III | DIGIC 4 | DIGIC 5 / 5+ | DIGIC 6 / 6+ | DIGIC 7
Video: 720p | 1080p | Uncompressed 1080p | 4K
Specialty models: a - astrophotography | C - Cinema EOS | S - high resolution camera
See also: Canon EOS film cameras