PowerShot A100

PowerShot A Series
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Item Code: 7638A001

Specifications

Main Unit Spec

Type of Camera
TypeCompact Digital Still Camera with Built-in Flash and 3.2x Digital Zoom
Image Capture Device
Type1/3.2 inch Charge-Coupled Device (CCD)
Total PixelsApprox. 1.3 million
Effective PixelsApprox. 1.2 million
Lens
Focal Length5mm (35mm film equivalent: 39mm)
Digital Zoom3.2x Digital Zoom
Autofocus SystemTTL AiAF (3 focusing points), TTL AF (user-select focusing point)
Viewfinders
Optical ViewfinderReverse Galilean type.
LCD Monitor1.5 inch low temperature polycrystalline silicon TFT color LCD
LCD Coverage88.7%
Aperture and Shutter
Maximum Aperturef/2.8
Shutter Speed1-1/2000 sec.
Exposure Control
SensitivityAt Auto setting, camera automatically adjusts speed according to ambient light, from ISO 64 to ISO 150 equivalent; user set manual ISO 64, 100, 200, 400
Light Metering MethodEvaluative Metering
Exposure Control MethodProgram AE
Exposure Compensation+/- 2.0 EV in 1/3 step increments
White Balance
White Balance ControlTTL Auto White Balance, Pre-Set White Balance (Available Settings: Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, or Fluorescent H).
Flash
Built-in FlashOperation Modes: Auto/On/Off, Auto Red-Eye Reduction Auto/On, Slow-Sync.
Shooting Specifications
Shooting ModesAuto, Program, Manual, Stitch Assist, Movie, Photo Effect (Vivid Color, Neutral Color, Low Sharpening, Sepia, Black & White).
Continuous ShootingApprox. 2.5 images/sec.
Image Storage
Storage MediaCompactFlash (CF) Card Type I
File FormatDesign rule for Camera File system (DCF*1)
Print Order FormatDigital Print Order Format (DPOF) Version 1.1; EXIF Print Compliant (EXIF 2.2)
Image Recording FormatStill Image: JPEG Movie: AVI
JPEG Compression ModeSuperFine, Fine or Normal
Number of Recording PixelsSmall: 640 x 480, Medium: 1,024 x 768, Large: 1,280 x 960, Movie: 320 x 240 or 160 x 120.
Number of Recordable Images
Image data
Menu SelectionFile Size
(KB)
Resolution
(pixels)
8MB16MB32MB64MB128MB
Large / SuperFine6931,280 x 96010214388177
Large / Fine4501,280 x 960163267135271
Large / Normal2281,280 x 9603264131263528
Medium / SuperFine4501,024 x 768163267135271
Medium / Fine2941,024 x 7682449102205412
Medium / Normal1551,024 x 7684692189379760
Small / SuperFine208640 x 4803570143288577
Small / Fine141640 x 4805099206415831
Small / Normal79640 x 480871723537071,417

 

These figures reflect standard shooting conditions established by Canon.
Actual totals and file sizes may vary according to the subject, shooting conditions and shooting mode.

Description


 

Time of Recordable Movies
Movie data
 Resolution
(pixels)
8MB16MB32MB64MB128MB
Movie / High320 x 24018 sec.36 sec.76 sec.152 sec.305 sec.
Movie / Low160 x 12048 sec.97 sec.198 sec.399 sec.799 sec.

 

Figures for Movie Mode represent total capacity of CompactFlash Card. Individual clips are limited to 10 or 30 seconds. Above-written figures are measured under Canon's standard conditions and may vary depending on the scene, subjects or camera settings.

Playback Specifications
Playback Modes FileSingle, Index (9 thumbnail images), Magnification (2x to 10x), or Slide Show
Erasing Specifications
Erase ModesSingle Image, All Images
Interfaces
Computer InterfaceUniversal Serial Bus (USB)
OtherCF card slot (complied with CF Type I standard). Direct connection to Canon Card Photo Printer CP-100 and CP-10 (no computer required).
Power Supply 2 AA-size batteries (Alkaline, Rechargeable NiMH).2. NB-5H Nickel-Metal Hydride Battery (Rechargeable)3. DR100A DC Coupler plus CA-PS100E Compact Power Adapter (Dedicated AC Adapter) LR 6/Size AA BatteryLCD ON: Approx. 100 imagesLCD OFF: Approx. 380 imagesSize AA/NiMH BatteryLCD ON: Approx. 210 imagesLCD OFF: Approx. 630 images LR 6/Size AA Battery: Approx. 90 min.Size AA/NiMH Battery (NB-1AH): Approx. 120 min.
Power Source2 AA-size batteries (Alkaline, Rechargeable NiMH).2. NB-5H Nickel-Metal Hydride Battery (Rechargeable)3. DR100A DC Coupler plus CA-PS100E Compact Power Adapter (Dedicated AC Adapter)
Shooting CapacityLR 6/Size AA BatteryLCD ON: Approx. 100 imagesLCD OFF: Approx. 380 imagesSize AA/NiMH BatteryLCD ON: Approx. 210 imagesLCD OFF: Approx. 630 images
Playback TimeLR 6/Size AA Battery: Approx. 90 min.Size AA/NiMH Battery (NB-1AH): Approx. 120 min.
Physical Specifications
Dimensions (W x H x D)4.3 x 2.3 x 1.4 in. / 110 x 58 x 36.6 mm
Weight5.6 oz. / 160g
Computer System Requirements
Mac RequirementsHardware: Power Macintosh, PowerBook, iMac or iBookOS: Mac OS 8.6 through 9.1 (Please see our Mac OS X Compatibility Statement)CPU: Power PC Interface: USB: Cable connection via camera's USB port is limited to genuine Apple Computer brand models with a built-in USB interface (Power Macintosh NEW G3/G4, PowerBook G3, iMac, iBook).RAM: 20MB and over for application
PC RequirementsHardware: IBM PC/AT compatibleOS: Windows 98 (including the Second Edition), Windows 2000, Windows Me, Windows XPCPU: Pentium 150 MHz and overInterface: USB: Cable connection via camera's USB port is limited to pre-installed Windows 98, Windows 2000 and pre-installed or upgraded Windows ME or Windows XP systems.RAM: 32MB or more (Windows 98)RAM: 64MB or more (Windows 2000/Windows ME)RAM: 128MB or more (Windows XP)
*1 "DCF" is an abbreviation of "Design rule for Camera File system" standardized by Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association (JEITA).