Applies to
Canon Rebel XT EOS Digital SLR Camera

Windows XP and above.

Canon U.S.A., Inc


3.24 MB

Driver Date & Version
12/01/2007 (1.0)


The download page will direct you to the e3kr2_firmware-e.html webpage. This page has full explanation and guideline on Rebel XT Firmware Update. Remember to read the entire content of the page carefully to understand the firmware update process. If you want to download the actual Rebel XT Firmware update, follow the guideline below:

  1. Scroll down to the end of the e3kr2_firmware-e.html page, and click on the [I agree and download button].
  2. Then, you will reach a new page that contains 3 links namely:
    1. Firmware Update Procedures (English, PDF file)
    2. Firmware Update Version 1.0.3 (for Windows installation)
    3. Firmware Update Version 1.0.3 (for Mac OS installation)
  3. Choose the required version and click on the link to download. The firmware file will now be download onto your computer.

Rebel XT firmware update version 1.0.3 has the following enhancement:

  1. Solve the problem on the phenomenon of shots being unable to be taken while using the remote controller RC-1.
  2. Solve the problem on the phenomenon of auto play not stopping during playback.
  3. Improves communication reliability when using some CF cards.
Hence, if you encounter the above issues, then you are advice to perform the firmware update for your camera. However, if you do not encounter such problem, and your Rebel XT camera a working fine, then you are advisable not to perform the update. Reminder to take note when you perform the firmware update on your Rebel XT camera:
  1. Ensure that the camera is running on full power as a power failure during the firmware update might cause the camera to fail.
  2. Do not open the CF card slot cover during the firmware update process.
  3. Do not shut off the power during the firmware update process.
  4. Do not press any other buttons on the camera during the update process.

Download Rebel XT Firmware Update here.

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