PowerShot A400 Silver

PowerShot A Series
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Item Code: 9686A001

Specifications

Main Unit Spec

Type of Camera
TypeCompact digital still camera with built-in flash and 2.2x Optical/3.2x Digital/7x Combined Zoom
Image Capture Device
Type3.2 M pixels, 1/3.2 inch Charge Coupled Device (CCD)
Total PixelsApprox. 3.3 Million
Effective PixelsApprox. 3.2 Million
Lens
Focal Length5.9 (W) - 13.2 (T) mm f/3.8 (35mm film equivalent: 45-100mm)
Digital Zoom3.2x
Focusing RangeNormal AF: 1.5 ft./47cm to Infinity
Macro AF: 2 in.-1.5 ft/5-47cm (WIDE), 1 ft-1.5 ft/30-47cm(TELE)
Autofocus System9-point AiAF/1-point AF (Fixed to center)AF-assist Beam On/Off
Viewfinders
Optical ViewfinderReal-image optical zoom viewfinder
LCD Monitor1.5 inch low-temperature polycrystalline silicon TFT color LCD (w/vari-angle function)
LCD PixelsApprox. 115,000 pixels
LCD Coverage100%
Aperture and Shutter
Maximum Aperturef/3.8 (W/T
Shutter Speed1 - 1/1500 sec.
Exposure Control
SensitivityAUTO, ISO 50/100/200/400 equivalent
Light Metering MethodEvaluative / Center-weighted average / Spot* *Metering frame with Spot mode is center fixed.
Exposure Control MethodProgram AE
Exposure Compensation+/- 2 stops in 1/3 stop increments
ND FilterNot Available
White Balance
White Balance ControlAuto, Pre-set (Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H), or Custom
Flash
Built-in FlashOperation Modes: Auto On/Off, Red-Eye Reduction is available
Flash RangeNORMAL: 47cm-2m/1.5-6.6 ft. (W/T)
MACRO: 30 - 47cm/1 ft -1.5 ft (When sensitivity is set to Auto)
Recycling TimeApprox. 10 sec. or less (battery voltage=3.0V)
Flash Exposure CompensationNot Available
Shooting Specifications
Shooting ModesAuto, Manual, Stitch Assist, Movies, Special Scene (Portrait, Night Scene, Foliage, Snow, Beach, Fireworks, Underwater, Indoor)
Photo EffectsOff, Vivid, Neutral, Low Sharpening, Sepia and Black & White
Self TimerActivates shutter after an approx. 10 sec. or approx. 2 sec. delay
Wireless ControlNot Available
Continuous ShootingApprox. 1.3 shots/sec.
Image Storage
Storage MediaSD Memory Card
Print Order FormatDigital Print Order Format (DPOF) Version 1.1 Image transfer is not available
Image Recording FormatExif 2.2 (JPEG)
JPEG Compression ModeSuperFine, Fine, Normal
Number of Recording PixelsStill Image: 2,048x1,536 (Large), 1,600x1,200 (Medium 1), 1,024x768 (Medium 2), 640x480 pixels (Small)Postcard Date Imprint Mode: 1,600x1,200 (Compression is set to Fine)
Number of Recordable Images
Image data

Menu Selection

File Size (KB)

Resolution
(pixels)

16MB

128MB

Large/
SuperFine

1,602

2,048x1,536

8

76

Large/
Fine

893

2,048x1,536

15

136

Large/
Normal

455

2,048x1,536

30

269

Medium 1/
SuperFine

1,002

1,600x1,200

13

121

Medium 1/
Fine

588

1,600x1,200

24

216

Medium 1/
Normal

278

1,600x1,200

46

411

Medium 2/
SuperFine

570

1,024x768

23

211

Medium 2/
Fine

320

1,024x768

41

372

Medium 2/
Normal

170

1,024x768

73

651

Small/
SuperFine

249

640x480

51

460

Small/Fine

150

640x480

80

711

Small/
Normal

84

640x480

126

1,117

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.

Time of Recordable Movies
Movie data

 

Resolution
  (pixels)

16MB

128MB

Movie/High

640 x 480

20 sec.

181 sec.

Movie/Medium

320 x 240

40 sec.

355 sec.

Movie/Low

160 x 120

98 sec.

869 sec.

Above-written figures are measured under Canon's standard conditions and may vary depending on the scene, subjects or camera settings. Total length of movie files recordable on specific SD cards; Individual movie clips are limited to 3 minutes maximum per clip.

Playback Specifications
Playback Modes FileSingle (1 image), Index (9 thumbnail images)Magnified, Auto Rotate, Rotation, Histogram, Sound Memo (up to 60 sec.), Auto Play
Erasing Specifications
Erase ModesStill Images: Single Image, All Images Movie: Part of Movie, All Movie
Interfaces
Computer InterfaceUSB (Universal Serial Bus) mini-B/PTP
Video OutNTSC or PAL
Audio OutMonaural
OtherSD card slot. Direct connection to Canon Direct Photo Printer and PictBridge compatible printers.
Power Supply 1. Size AA Alkaline battery x2
2. Rechargeable size AA NiMH battery (NB-2AH) x2
3. Compact Power Adapter (CA-PS800) - AC Adapter Kit ACK800 AA NiMH: LCD On - Approx. 300; LCD Off - Approx. 750 Approx. 270 minutes (Under Canon's standard conditions*1 with fully charged battery)
Power Source1. Size AA Alkaline battery x2
2. Rechargeable size AA NiMH battery (NB-2AH) x2
3. Compact Power Adapter (CA-PS800) - AC Adapter Kit ACK800
Shooting CapacityAA NiMH: LCD On - Approx. 300; LCD Off - Approx. 750
Playback TimeApprox. 270 minutes (Under Canon's standard conditions*1 with fully charged battery)
Physical Specifications
Operating Temperature32 - 104° F/0 - 40° C
Operating Humidity10 - 90%
Dimensions (W x H x D)4.21x2.10x1.45 in./107.0x53.4x36.8mm (Excluding protrusions)
WeightApprox. 5.82 oz./165g (camera body only)
Note: *1 Normal temperature (23° C). Shoot images at wide angle and at telephoto end alternatively with 20 second intervals. Use flash at every 4-time shooting. Turn camera off and on at every 8-time shooting. LCD brightness setting by Factory default.