PowerShot S20

PowerShot S Series
Item Code: 4553A008

Specifications

Main Unit Spec

Image Capture Device
Type1/1.8 inch Charge-Coupled Device (CCD)
Total PixelsApprox. 3.34 million
Effective PixelsApprox. 3.24 million
Lens
Digital Zoom6.5mm (Wide-angle)-13mm (Telephoto) (35 mm film equivalent: 32 - 64mm)
Focusing RangeStandard:66cm (2.2ft) - infinity; Macro: 12cm (0.4 ft) - 66cm (2.2 ft)
Autofocus SystemTTL AF
Viewfinders
Optical ViewfinderReal-image optical viewfinder Magnification: 0.35 (Wide-angle) - 0.70 (Telephoto) Coverage: (V) 80% (H) 80% (when object is 2m away)
LCD Monitor1.8 inch low-temperature polycrystalline silicon TFT LCD
LCD Pixels113,578 dots (521 x 218)
LCD Coverage88.7%
Aperture and Shutter
Maximum ApertureMaximum: F2.9-F8.0 (Wide-angle) Minimum: F4.0-F8.0 (Telephoto)
Shutter Speed2-1/1,000 sec. (2 sec. for Slow Shutter or Night Scene mode)
Exposure Control
SensitivityEquivalent to ISO 100-400 (ISO 400 for gain up setting)
Light Metering MethodCenter-weighted metering/spot metering
Exposure Control MethodProgram AE
Exposure Compensation+/- 2EV in 1/3-stop increments
White Balance
White Balance ControlTTL
Flash
Flash Range0.17 (0.6 ft) - 3.3m (10.8 ft) (wide-angle) 0.17 (0.6 ft) - 2.3m (7.5 ft) (telephoto) (in total darkness)
Recycling TimeApprox. 10 sec. or shorter (battery voltage = 6.0V)
Shooting Specifications
Shooting ModesAuto, manual, flash, self-timer, macro, continuous, (1.2 fps), Stitch Assist, Image (5 menu)
Continuous Shooting1.2 images/sec. (large/Fine in using optical finder)
Image Storage
Storage MediaCompactFlash card (type I and II)
File FormatDesign rule for Camera File System/CIFF (playback only)
Print Order FormatDPOF
JPEG Compression ModeNormal, Fine, SuperFine
Number of Recording PixelsLarge: 2,048(H) x 1,536(V)Middle:1,024(H) x 768(V)Small: 640(H) x 480(V)
Number of Recordable Images
Image data
Image Size
Small
Medium
Large
Resolution
Normal
Fine
SuperFine
Normal
Fine
SuperFine
Normal
Fine
SuperFine
File Size
80 KB
153 KB
410 KB
177 KB
334 KB
835 KB
474 KB
916 KB
2100 KB
FC-8M
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FC-16M
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FC-30M
355
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FC-48M
533
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97
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340MB
IBM MicroDrive
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Playback Specifications
Playback Modes FilePlayback Modes Single image, multiple images (9 thumbnails), slideshow
Erasing Specifications
Erase ModesSingle image, all images
Interfaces
Computer InterfaceSerial (RS 232C)/USB
Video OutNTSC
OtherCF Card Slot (Type I and Type II)
Power Supply 1. 2CR Lithium-manganese Battery (Non-rechargeable)
2. NB-5H Nickel-Metal Hybrid Battery (Rechargeable)
3. DR100A DC Coupler plus CA-PS100E Compact Power Adapter (Dedicated AC Adapter)
Power Source1. 2CR Lithium-manganese Battery (Non-rechargeable)
2. NB-5H Nickel-Metal Hybrid Battery (Rechargeable)
3. DR100A DC Coupler plus CA-PS100E Compact Power Adapter (Dedicated AC Adapter)
Physical Specifications
Operating Temperature32 - 104°F (0 - 40°C)
Operating Humidity10% - 90%
Dimensions (W x H x D)4.1 x 2.7 x 1.3 in / 105.4 x 69.4 x 33.8mm
Weight4.1 x 2.7 x 1.3 in / 105.4 x 69.4 x 33.8mm
Computer System Requirements
Mac RequirementsHardware Power Macintosh, PowerBook, iMac or iBook OS Mac OS 7.5, Quicktime 2.1 (Please see our Mac OS X Compatibility Statement.) CPU PowerPC RAM 20 MB or more of application memory Interface USB (Power Macintosh NEW G3/G4, PowerBook G3, iMac, iBook)- Limited to genuine Apple Computer brand models with built-in USB interface - iMac computers running Mac OS 8.1 require installation of the "iMac Updage 1.0" and "iMac Firmware Update 1.0" RS 422 (Printer or modem port for PowerShot S10/S20 models only) Free Hard Disk Space Canon Utilities Image Browser: 20 MB or more Canon Utilities PhotoStitch: 30 MB or more Canon Digital Camera Plug-in Module: 15 MB or more Adobe PhotoDeluxe: 70 MB or more Display Minimum: 800 x 600 pixels, 256 colors Recommended: 1,024 x 768 pixels, Thousands of colors or more
PC RequirementsHardware IBM PC/AT compatible OS Windows 95/98 (including the Second Edition) Windows NT 4.0 (Service Pack 3 or higher required) Windows 2000Windows ME(Please see our Windows XP Compatibility Statement.) CPU Pentium 133 MHz or better RAM 32 MB or more (Windows 95/98) 64 MB or more (Windows NT/2000/ME) Interface USB (Limited to pre-installed Windows 98, Windows 2000 or Windows ME Sysems as well as Windows ME sysems upgraded from Windows 98) RS-232C (Serial/COM port for PowerShot S10/S20 only) Free Hard Disk Space Canon Utilities ZoomBrowser EX: 120 MB or more (including the PhotoRecord printing utility) Canon Utilities PhotoStitch: 40 MB or more Canon Digital Camera USB TWAIN Driver: 15 MB or more Canon Digital Camera RS-232C TWAIN Driver: 15 MB or more Adobe PhotoDeluxe Home Edition: 140 MB or more (works with the Windows 95/98/NT 4.0 operating systems) Display Minimum: 800 x 600 pixels, 256 colors Recommended: 1,024 x 768 pixels, High Color (16 bit) or more