Apr 18, 2005



April 17, 2005 — Baseball season, picnics, family gatherings and other outdoor activities are in full swing. Canon U.S.A. helps make it easy and affordable to capture and share memories of important activities and events with a digital camera system through "Cash In With Canon" Rebate Program from April 15 — July 15, 2005.

Canon is offering mail-in rebates from $10 to $500 on select products, including the professional EOS-1D Mark II , the EOS 20D and a variety of EF lenses . Additionally, Canon is offering mail-in rebates on select EX-series Speedlites and IS (Image Stabilizer) Binoculars.

"The Cash in With Canon Rebate Program makes the speed and precision of SLR photography even more affordable to consumers," stated Yukiaki Hashimoto, senior vice president and general manager of the consumer imaging group at Canon U.S.A., Inc., a subsidiary of Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ). "We feel that this type of rebate program expands the variety of photographic possibilities for photographers while keeping their experiences affordable."

To claim rebate, purchases must be made April 15 through July 15, 2005. Customers must complete and submit the following to be postmarked by August 8, 2005 and received by August 15, 2005: rebate form, received at time of purchase; a copy of the sales receipt with price paid, dealer name, product model and date clearly legible; a copy of the customer portion of the original Canon U.S.A. warranty card and an original cut-out of the UPC code and body/lens number.

For full details and other restrictions, please see claim form available online at www.canonusa.com or via phone at 877.862.6870.

Following are the rebate eligible items:

EOS Cameras

$500 EOS-ID Mark II Kit
$100 EOS 20D Kit
$100 EOS 20D EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 Kit
$100 EOS 20D EF-S 17-85mm f/4-5.6 IS USM Kit

EF Lenses

$50 EF 16-35mm f/2.8L USM
$25 EF 17-40mm f/4L USM
$45 EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM
$15 EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 USM
$15 EF 28-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
$40 EF 70-200mm f/2.8L USM
$50 EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM
$25 EF 70-200mm f/4L USM
$40 EF 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 DO IS USM
$15 EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM
$50 EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM
$15 EF 20mm f/2.8 USM
$15 EF 28mm f/1.8 USM
$15 EF 50mm f/1.4 USM
$15 EF 85mm f/1.8 USM
$15 EF 100mm f/2 USM
$35 EF 135mm f/2L USM
$25 EF 200mm f/2.8L II USM
$45 EF 300mm f/4L IS USM
$40 EF 400mm f/5.6L USM
$25 EF 15mm f/2.8 Fisheye
$20 EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM
$50 EF 180mm f/3.6 Macro USM

EOS Accessories

$20 Speedlite 580EX
$15 Speedlite 420EX
$10 Speedlite 220EX
$50 Macro Twin Lite MT-24EX
$30 Macro Ring Lite MR-14EX


$100 Binoculars 10x42L IS WP
$100 Binoculars 18x50 IS All Weather
$100 Binoculars 15x50 IS All Weather
$50 Binoculars 12x36 IS II
$50 Binoculars 10x30 IS
$50 Binoculars 8x25 IS