|The Canon EOS Rebel T2i / 550D is an 18 MP digital camera that helps even amateur photographers achieve professional results. This Canon digital SLR camera comes packed with features, like a 3-inch LCD monitor for easy picture framing, HD video capabilities, and an intuitive menu to adjust picture settings. This 18 MP digital SLR camera is a good choice for beginners, but more experienced photographers will also like its ease of use. With an IOS 100-6400, this Canon digital SLR camera has an expanded photo range and technology to help with noise reduction. It also has an optical image stabilizer, making the EOS Rebel T2i digital SLR usable without a tripod. Users can take HD videos with the Canon EOS Rebel T2i / 550D, and there are even manual controls to adjust the picture and lighting to the desired settings. The Canon EOS Rebel T2i / 550D can be used indoors or out, and there are a variety of picture settings that can be adjusted for any environment. Crammed full features to help users capture the perfect shot, this 18 MP digital SLR camera is a good choice for beginners and professionals alike.|
|Expanded Product Features|
- 18 MP CMOS sensor
Ideal for those who want to create large, poster-size prints - or crop images without losing any of the detail necessary for printing - EOS 550D's 18MP CMOS sensor is outstanding in low light, and produces images with incredibly low noise.
- DIGIC 4
Canon's DIGIC 4 processor works with the CMOS sensor to deliver 14-bit image processing, for smooth gradations and natural looking colors. DIGIC 4 also powers advanced Noise Reduction when shooting at higher ISO speeds, plus split-second start-up times and near-instant image review after shooting.
- High ISO for low light
When light levels fall, the EOS 550D offers an ISO range of up to 6400 - expandable to 12800 for those environments where using flash is undesirable.
- Full HD movie recording
The EOS 550D combines exceptional still shooting with the ability to shoot Full HD (1080p) video. To satisfy your creativity the EOS 550D features full manual control and selectable frame rates. You can also shoot high speed 50/60fps movies at 720P for when the action is really fast. An HDMI connection allows High Definition playback of footage and images on any HDTV. Also with compatible TVs playback can be controlled using the TV's remote control.
- 7.7cm (3.0") 3:2 Clear View LCD
Detailed checks on images and video are possible with a 7.7cm (3.0") 3:2 Clear View LCD screen, which features an ultra-high 1,040,000 dots for increased clarity. Switch to Live View mode and use the real-time visual feed to shoot from awkward angles.
- iFCL metering system
A 63-zone dual layer metering sensor analyzes focus, color and luminance information, providing accurate and consistent metering.
- Quick Control screen
Accessible using a dedicated button it provides easy access to commonly used functions, ensuring that you are ready to take the shot as it happens.
- External microphone socket
Add an additional microphone for better quality sound using the 3.5mm stereo jack socket.
- Movie crop
Shoot VGA movies with an effective zoom of 7x. Movie crop uses only the center part of the sensor and allows long distance shooting without having to change lenses.
- Create a shooting system as unique as you are
The EOS 550D is compatible with Canon's full range of EF and EF-S lenses and EX-series Speedlites.
|Model||Rebel T2i / 550D|
|Camera Type||Digital SLR|
|Sensor Resolution||18.0 MP|
|Sensor Size||14.9 x 22.3mm|
|Lens System |
|Lens Type||Zoom lens|
|Lens For SD||EF-S IS II 18-55mm|
|Focal Length Range||18mm - 55mm|
|Focus Adjustment||Automatic, Manual|
|Lens Filter Size||58 mm|
|Lens System Features||Aspherical Lens|
|Auto Focus type||TTL phase detection|
|Lens Construction||9 group(s) / 11 element(s)|
|Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera||29 - 88mm|
|Max Shutter Speed||1/4000 sec|
|Min Shutter Speed||30 sec|
|Exposure compensation||±5 EV range, in 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps|
|Exposure Range||EV 1-20 ( ISO 100 )|
|Exposure Metering||Center-Weighted, Evaluative, partial (9%), spot (4%)|
|Exposure Modes||Aperture-Priority, Automatic, Bulb, Depth-Of-Field, Manual, Program, Shutter-Priority|
|Light Sensitivity||ISO 100-6400, ISO 12800, ISO auto (100-6400)|
|Light Sensitivity Max||12800|
|Flash Type||Pop-up Flash|
|Red Eye Reduction||Yes|
|Camera Flash Features||AF Illuminator, Flash +/- Compensation|
|Flash Modes||Auto Mode, Fill-in Mode, OFF mode, Rear Curtain Sync, Red-eye Reduction|
|Memory / Storage|
|Supported Flash Memory||SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card|
|Optical Viewfinder Type||Eye-level mirror pentaprism|
|Viewfinder - Field Coverage||95%|
|Dioptric Correction Range||-3 to +1|
|Screen Details||LCD display - TFT active matrix - 3" - color|
|Microphone Type||Microphone - built-in - electret condenser - mono|
|Microphone Operation Mode||Mono|
|Connector Types||1 x HDMI output, 1 x USB, 1 x composite video/audio output, 1 x microphone ( mini-phone stereo 3.5 mm ), 1 x remote control|
|Expansion Slot||1 x SD Memory Card|
|System Requirements for PC Connection|
|Operating System Supported||Apple Mac OS X 10.4 - 10.6, MS Windows 7, MS Windows Vista, MS Windows XP SP2 or later|
|Battery Form Factor||Manufacturer specific|
|Digital Video Format||H.264|
|Still Image Format||JPEG, RAW, RAW + JPEG|
|Max Video Resolution||1920 x 1080|
|Min Operating Temperature||0 °C|
|Max Operating Temperature||40 °C|
|Additional Features||1080p Full HD Movie Recording, AE/FE Lock, AF Lock, Auto Lighting Optimizer, Auto Power Save, Automatic Face Tracking, Brightness Control, DPOF Support, Depth-Of-Field Preview Button, Digital Noise Reduction, Direct Print, Dust Delete Data System, Exif Print Support, Highlight Point Display, Highlight Tone Priority, Histogram Display, Illumination Correction, LCD Live View Mode, PictBridge Support, RGB Primary Color Filter, USB 2.0 Compatibility|
|Shooting Programs||Close-up, Landscape, Night portrait, Portrait mode, Sports mode|
|Special Effects||Faithful, Landscape, Monochrome, Neutral, Portrait|
|Continuous Shooting Speed||3.7 frames per second|