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T2i all day. T1i is lacking in the video department (no manual exposure control), and the T2i sports a better sensor.
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T2i all day. T1i is lacking in the video department (no manual exposure control), and the T2i sports a better sensor.
cool so i just gotta decide if i want the XS or the T2i then. The T2i wasnt much more then the T1i with that deal anyways but its about a $200 difference between the XS and the T2i
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It's worth it. The XS is the epitome of entry level, and is incredibly easy to grow out of. I bought one as my first DSLR, and outgrew it within a month.
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T2i all day. T1i is lacking in the video department (no manual exposure control), and the T2i sports a better sensor.
With Magic Lantern you unlock that plus various other features, but it still lacks a built in mic input unless you mod it. Either way the T2i is still the better camera overall.
    
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With Magic Lantern you unlock that plus various other features
That's still not for everyone, though. You're definitely right about that audio input though, which is a huge bonus for anyone that's even remotely serious about shooting video.
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how much is the T2i with the Canon loyalty program?
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I read that you can expect to pay abut 20%less than what it goes for refurbished off canons website.
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how much is the T2i with the Canon loyalty program?
"Canon T2i with 18-55 IS Kit Lens - $511.99 "
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post #49 of 56
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Hey guys what would you say is better, a Canon 20D/30D, or a Rebel XT/XTi. What would be better for a beginner?
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post #50 of 56
Try them out in your hands. I think you'll prefer the 30D, which is also probably the best camera of the bunch
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