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Canon EOS Rebel X S, How Does It Work?

Sun Nov 11, 2007 6:25 pm

Yesterday I picked up a used Canon EOS Rebel X S at the Salvation Army for $10. It seems to work ok, but there was no instruction book. I know that many of you don't use film SLRs anymore, but I figured somebody would know how to use the feature on this camera. I have been using manual SLRs for years so I've got that stuff down. The thumb wheel on the left side is what I need clarification on.

A-Dep: ?
M: shutter speed
Av: F-stop
Tv: Shutter speed and ?
P: ?
L: off
green square:?
head: portrait
Mountain: landscape
flower: close up
runner: action

On the right side there are two buttons, one is a star the other says Av +/- what does that do.

There are mode, select, and set buttons on the back, what are they for?
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RE: Canon EOS Rebel X S, How Does It Work?

Sun Nov 11, 2007 6:38 pm

Hi,

can't help you with everything here, but some things are the same with Canon's DSLRs.

A-Dep: auto depth of field
M: manual
Av: Aperture and the camera sets time automatically
Tv: Shutter speed and the camera sets aperture automatically
P: automatic with some possibilities for the user take change settings like manual exposure correction
L: ???
green square: fully automatic
head: portrait
Mountain: landscape
flower: macro
runner: sport mode

The Ac +/- button is for the manual exposure correction in the semi automatics (Tv, Av...).

Hope this helps.
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RE: Canon EOS Rebel X S, How Does It Work?

Sun Nov 11, 2007 7:52 pm

Quoting Stefan171288 (Reply 1):
The Ac +/- button is for the manual exposure correction in the semi automatics (Tv, Av...).

And controls the aperature in Manual, atleast that's how it is on my 400D.
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