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Jakita33 Nov 30, 2005 2:22 PM

I am in the market for a new digital camera and am looking primarily at the Digital XT. I have owned a Rebel for about 10 years and think its a great SLR. I have two economy type lenses for the Rebel - EF 75-300 f/4-5.6 II USM and 28-80 3.5-5.6 II USM. I was pretty sure about the digital xt until a friend said I was better off with the S80 unless I was willing to purchase all new lenses. His analogy was that using my lenses on the digital XT would be like putting bicycle tires on a Porsche. He suggested I go with the S80 and call it a day. The S80 appears to be a great camera as well. My basic question is, with the lenses I already have, is it worth it to get the XT or are the lenses notgood enough. Thanks.

RacingManiac Nov 30, 2005 2:38 PM

if anything though, what with digital SLR like the Rebel XT using only the sweet spot on the lens because of the sensor crop, it might make the so-so lens performs better no?From thefull frameDSLR review on the EOS 5D it just further proves that a APS-C camera is less demending of the lens...

Whats S80? as in Powershot S80?

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