PowerShot SD400

PowerShot SD/ELPH Series

Digital Camera
Item Code: 0557B001

Specifications

Type
Compact digital camera with built-in flash and 3x Optical/4x Digital/12x Combined Zoom

Back to TopImage Capture Device

Type
5.0 Megapixel, 1/2.5-inch type Charge Coupled Device (CCD)

Total Pixels
Approx. 5.3 Megapixels

Effective Pixels
Approx. 5.0 Megapixels

Back to TopLens

Focal Length
5.8-17.4mm, f/2.8-4.9 (35mm film equivalent: 35-105mm)

Digital Zoom
4x

Focusing Range
NORMAL: 1.0 ft./30cm-infinity

MACRO: 1.2 in.-1.6 ft./3-50cm (WIDE), 1.0-1.6 ft./30-50cm (TELE)

Digital Macro: 1.2-3.9 in./3-10cm (WIDE)

Autofocus System
9-point AiAF/1-point AF (fixed to center) (Intelligent Orientation Sensor), AF Lock, AF-assist Beam On/Off

Back to TopViewfinders

Optical Viewfinder
Real-image optical zoom viewfinder

LCD Monitor
2.0 inch low-temperature polycrystalline silicon TFT color LCD

LCD Pixels
Approx. 118,000 pixels

LCD Coverage
100%

Back to TopAperture and Shutter

Maximum Aperture
f/2.8-5.6 (W), f/4.9-10.0 (T)

Shutter Speed
15-1/1500 sec.

Back to TopExposure Control

Sensitivity
AUTO, ISO 50/100/200/400 equivalent

Light Metering Method
Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot*

*Metering frame with Spot mode is center fixed.

Exposure Control Method
Program AE, AE Lock is available

Exposure Compensation
+/- 2 stops in 1/3-stop increments

Back to TopWhite Balance

White Balance Control
Auto, Pre-set (Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H), Custom

Back to TopFlash

Built-in Flash
Operation Modes: Auto*, Flash On*, Flash Off, Slow Synchro* Red-Eye Reduction is available

Flash Range
Normal: 1.6 - 11.5 ft./50cm - 3.5m (W), 1.6 - 6.7 ft./50cm - 2.0m (T)

Macro: 1.0-1.6 ft./ 30-50cm (W/T) (When sensitivity is set to Auto)

Recycling Time
Approx. 10 sec. or less (battery voltage=3.7V)

Flash Exposure Compensation
Not Available

Back to TopShooting Specifications

Shooting Modes
Still Images: Auto, Manual, Scene Modes (Digital Macro, Portrait, Night Snapshot, Kids & Pets, Indoor, Underwater), My Colors, Stitch Assist; Movies: Standard, Fast Frame Rate, Compact, My Colors.

Photo Effects
Off, Vivid, Neutral, Low Sharpening, Sepia, Black & White

Self Timer
Activates shutter after an approx. 2-sec. or approx 10-sec. delay, custom

Wireless Control
Not Available

Continuous Shooting
Approx. 2.1 shots/sec.

Back to TopImage Storage

Storage Media
SD memory card

Print Order Format
Design rule for camera file system Exif 2.2 (JPEG) and DPOF (Version 1.1) compliant

Image Recording Format
Still: Exif 2.2

(JPEG)Movies: AVI (Image data: Motion JPEG; Audio data: WAVE (Monaural))

JPEG Compression Mode
Normal, Fine, SuperFine

Number of Recording Pixels
Still Image: 2592x1944 (Large), 2048x1536 (Medium 1), 1600x1200 (Medium 2), 640x480 (Small), 1600x1200 (Postcard Date Imprint Mode)

Movie: 640x480, 320x240, 160x120

Back to TopNumber of Recordable Images

Image data

 

 

Small

Medium 2

Medium 1

N

F

SF

N

F

SF

N

F

SF

File Size

84KB

150KB

249KB

278KB

558KB

1,002KB

445KB

893KB

1,602KB

SDC-16MB

127

80

52

46

24

13

30

15

8

SDC-128MB

1,118

711

460

411

217

121

269

136

76

SDC-512MB

4,317

2,747

1,777

1,590

839

471

1,041

529

295

Back to TopTime of Recordable Movies

Movie data

 

 

Large

Movie

N

F

SF

Low

Medium

High

Compact

Full Motion

File Size

695KB

1,395KB

2,503KB

330KB

660KB

1,980KB

120KB

1,320KB

SDC-16MB

19

9

5

40 sec.

20 sec.

6 sec.

99 sec.

10 sec.

SDC-128MB

173

87

49

355 sec.

181 sec.

64 sec.

869 sec.

92 sec.

SDC-512MB

671

339

190

1,373 sec.

702 sec.

249 sec.

3,357 sec.

359 sec.

 

Note: N=Normal F=Fine SF=SuperFine

Storage capacity varies depending on the scene or the subjects. This data is estimated from Canon's standard shooting conditions. Figures for Movie Mode represent total capacity of SD Memory Card. Individual clips are limited to 3 minutes. The values given above vary depending on the subject, shooting conditions and shooting mode.

Back to TopPlayback Specifications

Playback Modes File
Single, Index (9 thumb images), Normal Playback, Special Playback, Slow Motion, Movie Editing

Back to TopErasing Specifications

Erase Modes
Still Images: Single Images, All Images

Movies: Part of Movie, All of Movie

Back to TopInterfaces

Computer Interface
USB 2.0 Hi-Speed (mini-B/PTP)

Video Out
NTSC, PAL

Audio Out
Monaural

Other
SD memory card slot. Direct connection to Canon CP Printers and select BJ Printers (no computer required)

Power Supply
1. One Rechargeable lithium-ion battery NB-4L

2. AC Adapter Kit (ACK-DC10) NB-4L: LCD On - Approx. 150 shots (CIPA Test Standard); LCD Off - Approx. 400 shots. Approx. 180 minutes (Under Canon's standard conditions*1 with fully-charged battery)

Power Source
1. One Rechargeable lithium-ion battery NB-4L

2. AC Adapter Kit (ACK-DC10)

Shooting Capacity
NB-4L: LCD On - Approx. 150 shots (CIPA Test Standard); LCD Off - Approx. 400 shots.

Playback Time
Approx. 180 minutes (Under Canon's standard conditions*1 with fully-charged battery)

Back to TopPhysical Specifications

Operating Temperature
32-104° F/0-40° C

Operating Humidity
10-90%

Dimensions (W x H x D)
3.39 x 2.09 x 0.81 in./86.0 x 53.0 x 20.7mm (Excluding protrusions)

Weight
Approx. 4.59 oz./130g (camera body only)

Note: *1 Normal temperature (73° F/23° C). Shoot images at wide angle and at telephoto end alternatively with 20 second intervals. Use flash every fourth shot. Turn camera off and on after every eight shots. LCD brightness setting by Factory default.

21 languages provided (English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Simplified/Traditional Chinese, Japanese, Russian, Portuguese, Korean, Greek, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish)