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PowerShot A1200 Digital Camera
Item Code: 5032B001

Specifications

Type
Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 4x Optical & 4x Digital & 16x Combined Zoom

Back to TopImage Capture Device

Type
12.1 Megapixel, 1/2.3-inch type Charge Coupled Device (CCD)

Total Pixels
Approx. 12.7 Megapixels

Effective Pixels
Approx. 12.1 Megapixels

Back to TopLens

Focal Length
5.0 (W) - 20.0 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent: 28-112mm)

Digital Zoom
4x

Focusing Range
1.2 in. (3cm) - infinity (W); 2.6 ft. (80cm) - infinity (T)

Macro: 1.2 in-1.6 ft. (3-50cm (W)

Autofocus System
TTL Autofocus

Back to TopViewfinders

Optical Viewfinder
Available

LCD Monitor
2.7-inch TFT color wide viewing angle LCD

LCD Pixels
Approx. 230,000 dots

LCD Coverage
Approx. 100%

Back to TopAperture and Shutter

Maximum Aperture
f/2.8 (W) - f/5.9 (T)

Shutter Speed
1 - 1/1600 sec.

15 - 1/1600 sec. (Total shutter speed range)

Back to TopExposure Control

Sensitivity
Auto, ISO 80/100/200/400/800/1600

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

* Control to incorporate facial brightness in Face Detection AF

** Metering frame is fixed to the center

Exposure Control Method
AE Lock

Exposure Compensation
+/-2 stops in 1/30-stops increments

Back to TopWhite Balance

White Balance Control
Auto*, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom


(*Facial color is evaluated in Face AiAF).

Back to TopFlash

Built-in Flash
Auto, On, Off, FE lock, Slow Synchro

Flash Range
12 in.-13 ft. (W), 1.6-6.6 ft. (T)/(30cm-4.0m (W), 50cm-2.0m (T))

Recycling Time
12 sec. or less (battery voltage=3.0V)

Flash Exposure Compensation
N/A

Back to TopShooting Specifications

Shooting Modes
P, Live View Control, Auto, Easy, SCN1, Creative Filters2, Discreet, Movie3

1Blur Reduction, Portrait, Landscape, Kids & Pets, Smart Shutter4 Low Light, Beach, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks, Long Shutter

2Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect

3Standard, Miniature Effect

4Smile, Wink Self-timer, Face Self-timer

Photo Effects
My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Custom*


* Adjustment of contrast, sharpness and saturation available.

Self Timer
Approx. 10-sec delay/approx. 2-sec. delay/custom*
*

Shooting start time (0-15 sec (in one-second increments), 20/25/30 sec.) and number of shots (1-10 (in one-second increments)) can be specified.

Wireless Control
N/A

Back to TopImage Storage

Storage Media
SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card, MultiMediaCard, MMC Plus Card, HC MMC Plus Card

File Format
Design rule for camera file system, DPOF Version 1.1 complaint

JPEG Compression Mode
Still Image: Exif 2.3 (JPEG)

Movie: MOV (Image data: H.264; Audio data: Linear PCM (monaural))

Number of Recording Pixels
4000 x 3000 (Large), 2816 x 2112 (Medium 1), 1600 x 1200 (Medium 2), 640 x 480 (Small), 4000 x 2248 (Widescreen)

Back to TopNumber of Recordable Images

Image data

  Large (L) Medium 1 (M1) Medium 2* (M2) Small (S) Widescreen (W)
F N F N F N F N F N
File Size (KB) 3,084 1,474 1,620 780 558 278 150 84 2,311 1,105
4GB 1,231 2,514 2,320 4,641 6,352 12,069 20,116 30,174 1,630 3,352
16GB 5,042 10,295 9,503 19,007 26,010 49,420 82,367 123,550 6,677 13,727

* When in Blur Reduction or Low Light.

Back to TopTime of Recordable Movies

Movie data

  Standard Miniature Effect
HD: 1280 x 720 640 x 480 320 x 240 HD: 1280 x 720 VGA: 640 x 480
24 fps** 30 fps*** 30 fps*** 5x 10x 20x 5x 10x 20x
6 fps 3 fps 1.5 fps 6 fps 3 fps 1.5 fps
Video Size (KB/sec.) 2,345 1,240 319 573 287 143 246 123 61
4GB 26 min.
48 sec.
50 min.
17 sec.
3 hr. 2 min.
52 sec.
1 hr. 45 min.
52 sec.
3 hr. 21 min.
9 sec.
5 hr. 35 min.
16 sec.
3 hr. 43 min.
30 sec.
6 hr. 42 min.
20 sec.
11 hr. 10 min.
33 sec.
16GB 1 hr. 49 min.
48 sec.
3 hr. 25 min.
54 sec.
12 hr. 28 min.
47 sec.
7 hr. 13 min.
30 sec.
13 hr. 43 min.
40 sec.
22 hr. 52 min.
47 sec.
15 hr. 15 min.
11 sec.
27 hr. 27min.
20 sec.
45 hr. 45 min.
35 sec.

** Actual frame rate is 23.976 fps.
*** Actual frame rate is 29.97 fps.

Back to TopPlayback Specifications

Playback Modes File
- Easy, Auto Rotate (Automatic vertical/horizontal detection), Resume Playback, Image Advance (Operation Tools, Transition effects, Scroll Display), Rotate, Jump, Slide Show (Playback Interval, Repeat, Effect, Playlist)

- Still Images: Single, Index, Magnification, Resize, i-Contrast, Focus Check, Histogram, Overexposure Warning, Red-Eye Correction

- Movies: Normal Playback*, slow motion**, pause, first frame, last frame, next frame, previous frame, fast forward, fast rewind

* Audio settings available in 5 levels.

** 5 levels (including normal playback), sound not available.

Back to TopErasing Specifications

Erase Modes
Still Image: single image, all images

Video: any video file

Back to TopInterfaces

Computer Interface
USB 2.0 Hi-Speed (mini-B jack)

Video Out
NTSC/PAL

Audio Out
Monaural

Other
Memory card slot; direct connection to Canon SELPHY Compact Photo Printers, PIXMA Inkjet Photo Printers and PictBridge-compatible printers via camera's USB 2.0 Hi-Speed cable

Power Source
1. 2 AA batteries (Alkaline NiMH batteries NB-3AH x2)

2. Compact Power Adapter CA-PS800 (Used together with the DC Coupler DR-DC10)

Shooting Capacity
Approx. 200 shots

Playback Time
Alkaline batteries: Approx. 8 hours

AA NiMH batteries: Approx. 11 hours

Back to TopPhysical Specifications

Operating Temperature
32-104°F/0-40°C

Operating Humidity
10-90%

Dimensions (W x H x D)
3.84 x 2.46 x 1.21 in. / 97.5 x 62.5 x 30.7mm

Weight
Approx. 6.53 oz./185 g (including the battery and memory card)

Approx. 4.83 oz. / 137g (camera body only)

Note: 27 display languages provided (English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Simplified/Traditional Chinese, Japanese, Russian, Portuguese, Korean, Greek, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Thai, Arabic, Romanian, Ukrainian, Farsi and Hindi).

All data are based on Canon's Standard Test Method. Subject to change without notice.

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