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Canon EOS Rebel K2 35mm SLRs

4.33/5 (3 Reviews)


  • Lens MountCanon EF
    Camera TypeSLR (Single Lens Reflex)
    Film Type35mm
    Battery Type2 x 3V Lithium Battery (CR-2)
    Focus TypeAutofocus • Manual Focus
    Focus LockWith Focus Lock
    Number of Focusing Points7
    Interchangeable LensesInterchangeable Lenses
    Shutter Speed30 - 1/2000 sec
    Max Flash Sync Speed1/90 sec
    ISO Range - Automatic SettingISO 25 - 5,000
    ISO Range - Manual SettingISO 6 - 6,400
    Frames Per Second1.5 fps
    Manual Shooting ModesProgram Shift • Aperture Priority • Shutter Priority • Fully Manual
    Light Metering ModesEvaluative Metering • Center Weighted • Partial Metering
    Auto ExposureYes
    Flash Recycling Time2 sec
    Red Eye ReductionWith Red Eye Reduction
    Flash Guide Number (ft)39
    Bulb Shutter SpeedWith Bulb Shutter Speed
    Automatic Shooting ModesFully Auto • Landscape • Macro • Night • Sports • Portrait
    Film Auto TransportLoading • Transport • Rewind • Prewind
    Eye Relief18.5 mm
    Viewfinder Frame Coverage90 %
    Viewfinder Magnification0.7X
    Depth2.5 in.
    Height3.5 in.
    Width5.1 in.
    Weight12.96 oz.
    Product ID21337883

Product Description

The EOS Rebel K2 has a full package of exciting, automatic functions combined with single-handed operation and incredible SLR performance.
  • 7-point High Speed Autofocus System w. 3 AF modes linked to picture-taking modes
  • 35-zone Metering System
  • 12 Shooting Modes including 7 PIC (Programmed Image Control) Modes, Program w. program shift, shutter-priority, aperture-priority, manual, and auto-exposure bracketing
  • Built-in flash w. E-TTL metering


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    Reviews 1 - 3 (3 Reviews Total)

    User Reviews

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by newbsterv2 a Intermediate

    Date Reviewed: October 17, 2005

    Strengths:    - Fast and accurate autofocus
    - Simple navigation of controls
    - Solid build despite being plastic
    - Fully automatic film load and rewind
    - Adjustable DX coding
    - Great value all around


    Weaknesses:    - Viewfinder could be bigger
    - Switching control dial to automatic or pre-programmed mode such as portrait resets manual settings in the manual mode such as aperture and shutter speed
    - No DOF preview but who uses that anymore?
    - No aperture markings on lens for controlling depth of field.


    Bottom Line:   
    My first foray into photography started out with the Canon A60 digital camera and while I grew to love it's sharp pictures as well as ease of use I wanted to have a little more control over the picture taking process as well as have pictures more faithful to what I saw with my eye opposed to what Canon would think customers would like. Then I found the Canon Rebel K2 coupled with the 28-90 III USM lens at circuit city for $200. Let me say that I love this camera. The one thing I really hated about digital was all the menus and the dreaded LCD screen for focusing. Sure I could've bought a digital SLR but I wanted to learn with film. I must've snapped thousands of useless images with my digicam but not I feel more of the need to compose the shot and get the keeper. My next purchase will be an all manual dinosaur. :)

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    Duration Product Used:   0-1 years

    Similar Products Used:   Canon A60
    Pentax P5 Film SLR


    Type of photography:   Outdoor


    Overall Rating:4
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by truck a Intermediate

    Date Reviewed: October 15, 2005

    Strengths:    small, compact, light-weight, easy to use.
    big lcd panell on the back.
    works absolutely perfect after about a year.
    prize (even in hungary with its 300$).


    Weaknesses:    lack of any remote controlling (non-QD models)
    plastic body and bayonet
    little slow (1.5 fps)


    Bottom Line:   
    this is a decent entri-level slr camera. my first af slr (i've been using a zenit xp 12 (classic russian), fully manual), and im really satisfied with it. includes "stupid-secure" modes, that i've never used, like fully automatic ("green"), or portrait, etc. it's pretty small without the bp-220 battery-pack (includes additional shutter button), but that's not so annoying. BIG mistake: there's no jack for wired remote switch, and the wireless remote controller only communicates with the QD modell...

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    Duration Product Used:   2-5 years

    Price Paid:    $300.00

    Purchased At:   hungary (Photo Hall)

    Similar Products Used:   none



    Overall Rating:4
    Value Rating:4
    Submitted by mitzaciobanu a Intermediate

    Date Reviewed: February 24, 2005

    Strengths:    Pretty cheap for its features: 7 point Auto-Focus, evalative 35-zones light metering

    Weaknesses:    no custom functions, a bit slow (only 1.5 fps)

    Bottom Line:   
    Good starting point for beginners in SLR photography. If you want something more than point-and-shoot, here's a camera for you. The "full-auto" modes perform pretty well in case your experience is limited. The "creative" modes on the other hand only let you choose exposure parameters (shutter speed, aperture, compensation), the metering mode is set by default on partial in P, Tv and Av and central weighed in M. However, the auto-focus mode is set automatically (One shot, AI Focus and AI servo) in all modes.

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    Duration Product Used:   2-5 years

    Price Paid:    $200.00

    Purchased At:   in France

    Type of photography:   People



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