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be chosen manually either with the camera’s cross


keys or with the electronic dial.


The EOS Rebel T3 has a 12.2 Megapixel CMOS (complementary metal oxide

63-Zone Dual-Layer Metering

semiconductor) Image Sensor that captures images

The EOS Rebel T3 features Canon’s

with wide tonal range and superb clarity. It captures

proven 63-zone Dual-layer metering

frames, shoot continuously,

sensor designed to complement the 9-point AF

and the self-timer can be set

system. By taking into account the color and lumi-

to shoot any number of shots

nosity surrounding the chosen AF point, this system

between 1 and 10, and can be directed to shoot

delivers a

after 2 or 10 seconds.

remarkable level of accu-

Simple Operation

racy for more

The EOS Rebel T3 is designed for quick and easy

precise expo-

operation. Yet its sophisticated features are there

CMOS Image Sensor (Actual size)

sure and color

the moment they’re needed. The Mode Dial

images perfect for anything from sharing online to

rendition even

includes a Creative Auto mode, wherein the camera

huge, fine art prints. Its APS-C size sensor creates

in complex and difficult lighting. Since the metering

operates in full automatic mode, with frequently

an effective 1.6x lens crop factor and enables the

sensor has a color measurement function, exposure

used customization parameter choices displayed

photographer to choose from the wide range of

errors and focus errors caused by differing light

at the bottom of the LCD, ready to be experimented

superb, compact Canon EF-S lenses as well as the

sources are minimized. This results in stable expo-

with or used when the moment is right. The EOS

entire lineup of EF lenses. For fast and intuitive

sure from shot to shot in situations where luminos-

Rebel T3 includes a dedicated button to access

operation, the EOS Rebel T3 DSLR’s CMOS sensor

ity changes can throw off other metering systems.

the Quick Control screen, which offers simple

works in tandem with the incomparable Canon

The camera balances exposure of the main subject

navigation among key camera settings, including

≥4 Image Processor. The camera responds

and background, and is not overly influenced by

ISO, exposure and flash exposure compensation,

instantly to commands and provides an ISO sensi-

bright areas in the composition. The EOS Rebel T3

drive mode, white balance, image quality and

tivity range of 100-6400 for outstanding versatility

also features partial metering and Center-Weighted

much more.

and more shooting options in more places. The

average metering. Partial metering covers about

EOS Rebel T3 even employs advanced 14-bit A/D

10% of the metering area while Center-Weighted

Feature Guide

conversion, delivering better color tones and

average metering places emphasis on the center of

To help photographers more quickly master the

cleaner digital files.

the composition.

many shooting options, the EOS Rebel T3 has a built-in Feature Guide. It provides easy-to-under-

9-Point AF

HD Video

stand descriptions and instructions right on the

The EOS Rebel T3 features a wide area 9-point AF

By simply setting the mode dial to movie mode,

camera’s LCD screen in real time as various func-

system with an impressive light sensitivity of EV 0

Live View is activated, and the EOS Rebel T3 is

tions are selected. Information is displayed for each

to EV 18 (at ISO 100) for accurate focus even in

ready to shoot motion video. It’s as simple as

shooting mode when using the Mode Dial or select-

dim lighting conditions. For fast, pinpoint focusing

pressing a button! Shooting at 1280 x 720 pixels at

ing Quick Control screen functions. The Feature

either 30 or 25 fps for NTSC or PAL video systems,

Guide tells the photographer exactly what steps to

The Beauty of Simplicity.

the EOS Rebel T3 can record with Picture Style set-

take to achieve the desired results.

Perfect for photographers ready to make the move to digital SLR photography, the new EOS Rebel T3 delivers beautiful photos and video, speed, simplicity and fun. It features a 12.2 Megapixel CMOS Image Sensor and Canon ≥4 Image Processor for richly detailed images and quick camera response. It has Canon’s amazing 63-zone, Dual-layer metering for accurate exposures and features Canon’s Basic+ function, HD video recording and Live View shooting. Innovative features, such as an on-screen Feature Guide and Quick Control screen, help the photographer use the camera’s advanced capabilities to capture spectacular images.

saturation and more. The bright and clear 2.7-inch

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tings intact, meaning it’s easy to control sharpness, LCD monitor provides a brilliant Live View, making shooting video a breeze. 3 fps Shooting Capable of shooting up to 3 frames per regardless of the camera’s orientation, the AF system

second, the EOS Rebel T3 creates excit-

features a cross-type center point sensitive to both

ing photo opportunities. Capture that fleeting

vertical and horizontal lines. Top and bottom AF

facial expression, the instant the ball hits the bat

points are vertical sensitive at f/5.6 and the

or the optimal position of the bird on the horizon.

remaining points are horizontal sensitive at f/5.6.

Faster than its predecessor, the EOS Rebel T3 can

Focusing modes include One-Shot AF, AI Servo AF

shoot 2 RAW files per second, and 0.8 RAW+JPEGs

and AI Focus AF, and individual focusing points can

per second. Its drive can be set to shoot single

Feature Guide (Aperture Priority AE)


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