PowerShot A430

PowerShot A Series

Digital Camera
Item Code: 0933B001

Specifications

Main Unit Spec

Type of Camera
TypeCompact digital still camera with built-in flash, 4x Optical/3.6x Digital/14x Combined Zoom
Image Capture Device
Type4.0 Megapixel, 1/3.0 inch type Charge Coupled Device (CCD)
Total PixelsApprox. 4.2 Megapixels
Effective PixelsApprox. 4.0 Megapixels
Lens
Focal Length5.4-21.6mm f/2.8-5.8 (35mm film equivalent: 39-156mm)
Digital Zoom3.6x
Focusing RangeNormal: 1.5 ft./47cm-infinity
Macro: 2.0 in.-1.5 ft./5-47cm (WIDE), 9.8 in.-1.5 ft./25-47cm (TELE)
Super Macro: 0.39-2.0 in./1-5cm (WIDE)
Autofocus SystemTTL Autofocus
Viewfinders
Optical ViewfinderReal-image optical zoom viewfinder
LCD Monitor1.8 inch low-temperature polycrystalline silicon TFT color LCD
LCD PixelsApprox. 77,000 pixels
LCD Coverage100%
Aperture and Shutter
Maximum Aperturef/2.8 (W) - f/5.8 (T)
Shutter Speed1-1/2000 sec.
Exposure Control
SensitivityAuto, ISO 64/100/200/400 equivalent
Light Metering MethodEvaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot** Metering frame is fixed to the center
Exposure Control MethodProgram AE
Exposure Compensation+/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
White Balance
White Balance ControlAuto, Preset (Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H), Custom
Flash
Built-in FlashAuto, Auto w/ Red-Eye Reduction, Flash On, Flash On w/ Red-Eye Reduction, Flash Off, Slow Synchro
Flash RangeNormal: 1.5-9.8 ft./47cm-3.0m (W), 1.5-6.6 ft./47cm-2.0m (T)
Macro: 1.0-1.5 ft./30-47cm (W/T) (when sensitivity is set to ISO Auto)
Recycling Time10 sec. or less (battery voltage=3.0V)
Flash Exposure CompensationNot available
Shooting Specifications
Shooting ModesAuto, Camera M, Special Scene (Portrait, Foliage, Snow, Beach, Fireworks, Indoor, Kids & Pets, Night Snapshot), Super Macro, Color Accent, Color Swap, My Colors, Stitch Assist, Movie
Photo EffectsVivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Custom Color
Self TimerActivates shutter after an approx. 2-sec./10-sec. delay, Custom
Wireless ControlNot available
Continuous ShootingApprox. 2.3 fps
Image Storage
Storage MediaSD Memory Card, MultiMediaCard
File FormatDesign rule for camera file system, DPOF Version 1.1
Image Recording FormatStill Image: Exif 2.2 (JPEG)
Movie: AVI (Image: Motion JPEG; Audio: WAVE (Monaural))
JPEG Compression ModeNormal, Fine, SuperFine
Number of Recording PixelsStill Image: 640 x 480 (Small), 1,024 x 768 (Medium 2), 1,600 x 1,200 (Medium 1), 2,272 x 1,704 (Large) 2,272 x 1,280 (Widescreen)
Movie: 640 x 480 (10 fps) / 320 x 240 (30 fps) available up to 1GB or 1 hour for each file size, 160 x 120 (3 min. at 15 fps)
Number of Recordable Images
Image data

Small/N

Small/F

Small/SF

Medium2/N

Medium2/F

Medium2/SF

Medium1/N

Medium1/F

File Size

84KB

150KB

249KB

170KB

320KB

570KB

278KB

558KB

MMC-16MB

138

88

56

80

45

25

50

26

SDC-128M

1,118

711

460

652

372

211

411

217

SDC-512MSH

4,317

2,747

1,777

2,518

1,438

816

1,590

839

Medium1/SF

Large/N

Large/F

Large/SF

Widescreen/N

Widescreen/F

Widescreen/

SF

File Size

1,002KB

556KB

1,116KB

2,002KB

418KB

835KB

1,495KB

MMC-16MB

14

26

13

7

34

17

9

SDC-128M

121

217

109

61

279

144

81

SDC-512MSH

471

839

425

237

1,078

559

317

Time of Recordable Movies
Movie data

Movie/Low

Movie/High

Movie/Compact

File Size

660KB/sec.

660KB/sec.

120KB/sec.
MMC-16MB

22 sec.

23 sec.

107 sec.

SDC-128M

181 sec.

190 sec.

869 sec.

SDC-512MSH

702 sec.

736 sec.

3,357 sec.

Note: N=Normal F=Fine SF=SuperFine
Storage Capacity varies depending on camera settings. This data is estimated from Canon's standard shooting conditions. Figures for Movie Mode represent total capacity of the particular media.

Playback Specifications
Playback Modes FileStill Image: Single, Magnification (approx. 2x-10x), Auto Rotate, Rotate, Index (9 thumbnails), Sound Memos, Auto Play
Movie: Normal Playback, Special Playback, Editing
Erasing Specifications
Erase ModesStill Image: single image, all images
Movie: part of movie, all of movie
Interfaces
Computer InterfaceUSB (mini-B jack)
Video OutNTSC/PAL
Audio OutMonaural
OtherMemory card slot; direct connection to Canon CP and SELPHY Compact Photo Printers, PIXMA Photo Printers and PictBridge-compatible printers via camera's USB cable
Power Supply 1. AA-size Alkaline Battery (x2)
2. Rechargeable AA-size Ni-MH Battery (x2)
3. AC Adapter Kit ACK800 Still Image: approx. 90 shots (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 360 shots (AA-size Ni-MH Battery) * Approx. 600 min. (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 720 min. (AA-size Ni-MH Battery)
Power Source1. AA-size Alkaline Battery (x2)
2. Rechargeable AA-size Ni-MH Battery (x2)
3. AC Adapter Kit ACK800
Shooting CapacityStill Image: approx. 90 shots (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 360 shots (AA-size Ni-MH Battery) *
Playback TimeApprox. 600 min. (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 720 min. (AA-size Ni-MH Battery)
Physical Specifications
Operating Temperature32-104°F/0-40°C
Operating Humidity10-90%
Dimensions (W x H x D)4.06 x 2.04 x 1.58 in. / 103.0 x 51.8 x 40.2mm
WeightApprox. 5.64 oz. / 160g (camera body only)
* LCD screen on. The above figures comply with CIPA testing standards and apply when fully-charged batteries are used.

Note: 23 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)
All data are based on Canon's Standard Test Method. Subject to change without notice.
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