Canon Announces "CASH IN WITH CANON" MAIL-IN-REBATE PROGRAM

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y. - This spring, while outdoor activities, sporting events and family gatherings are in full swing, Canon U.S.A., Inc. helps make it easy and affordable to capture and share memories on the field, on the boat, or at the family BBQ. The "Cash In With Canon" Mail-In-Rebate Program will return from April 1 — July 15, 2006 and gives consumers the opportunity to take advantage of big savings on an assortment of select Canon products.

Canon is offering mail-in rebates from $10 to $300 on select products, including $300 on the 12.8 megapixel EOS 5D digital SLR with a full frame CMOS sensor. Canon is also offering a $100 rebate on the #1 best selling DSLR camera*, the EOS Digital Rebel XT Digital SLR and a variety of Canon's world-renowned EF lenses. Additionally, Canon is offering mail-in rebates on select EX-series flashes such as the powerful Speedlite 580EX flash. Users can also get up to $100 back on select IS (Image Stabilizer) Binoculars such as the rugged 10x42 L IS waterproof binoculars.

"The Cash in With Canon Rebate Program gives users a cost effective way to build their own SLR system, and explore the creative control and speed that SLR photography offers," said 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 gives users the chance to experience professional level equipment that can yield professional level results."

To claim the mail-in-rebate, purchases must be made at an authorized Canon U.S.A. dealer from April 1 through July 15, 2006. Customers must complete and submit the following to be postmarked by August 5, 2006; rebate form, 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.web-rebates.com/canon or via phone at 877.862.6870.

Following are the rebate eligible items:

EOS CAMERAS
EOS 5D

$300

EOS Digital Rebel XT
$100

EF LENSES
EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III
$10

EF 20mm f/2.8 USM
$25

EF 28mm f/1.8 USM
$25

EF 50mm f/1.4 USM
$25

EF 85mm f/1.8 USM
$25

EF 100mm f/2 USM
$25

EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM
$50

EF 70-300mm f/4–5.6 IS USM
$25

EF 135mm f/2L USM
$35

EF 200mm f/2.8L II USM
$50

EF 300mm f/4L IS USM
$50

EF 400mm f/5.6L USM
$50

EF 16-35mm f/2.8L USM
$50

EF 17-40mm f/4L USM
$50

EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM
$50

EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM
$50

EF 70-200mm f/2.8L USM
$50

EF 70-200mm f/4L USM
$40

EF 15mm f/2.8 Fisheye
$35

EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM
$40

EF 180mm f/3.5L Macro USM
$50

SPEEDLITES
Speedlite 580EX
$20

Speedlite 430EX
$15

Speedlite 220EX
$10

Macro Twin Lite MT-24EX
$50

Macro Ring Lite MR-14EX
$30

EOS ACCESSORIES
Battery Grip BG-E4
$10

Speedlite Transmitter ST-E2
$10

IS BINOCULARS
BINOCULARS 10x42L IS WP
$100

BINOCULARS 18x50 IS
$100

BINOCULARS 15x50 IS
$100

BINOCULARS 12x36 IS II
$50

BINOCULARS 10x30 IS
$50

BINOCULARS 8x25 IS
$50



About Canon U.S.A., Inc.
Canon U.S.A., Inc. delivers consumer, business-to-business, and industrial imaging solutions. The Company is listed as one of Fortune’s Most Admired Companies in America and is rated #35 on the BusinessWeek list of “Top 100 Brands.” Its parent company Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ) is a top patent holder of technology, ranking second overall in the U.S. in 2005, with global revenues of $31.8 billion. For more information, visit www.usa.canon.com.

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* Source: The NPD Group – 12 months ending December 2005