PowerShot SD950 IS

PowerShot SD/ELPH Series
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Digital Camera
Item Code: 2083B001

Specifications

Main Unit Spec

Type of Camera
TypeCompact digital still camera with built-in flash, 3.7x Optical/4x Digital/15x Combined Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer
Image Capture Device
Type12.1 Megapixel, 1/1.7 inch type Charge Coupled Device (CCD)
Total PixelsApprox. 12.4 Megapixels
Effective PixelsApprox. 12.1 Megapixels
Lens
Focal Length7.7-28.5mm f/2.8-5.8 (35mm film equivalent: 36-133mm)
Digital Zoom4x
Focusing RangeNormal: 1.6 ft./50cm-infinity
Macro: 2.0 in.-1.6 ft./5-50cm (W), 1.3-1.6 ft./40-50cm (T)
Digital Macro: 2.0 in.-1.6 ft./5-50cm (W)
Autofocus SystemTTL Autofocus
Viewfinders
Optical ViewfinderReal-image optical zoom viewfinder
LCD Monitor2.5-inch low-temperature polycrystalline silicon TFT color LCD with wide viewing angle
LCD PixelsApprox. 230,000 pixels
LCD Coverage100%
Aperture and Shutter
Maximum Aperturef/2.8 (W) - f/5.8 (T)
Shutter Speed15-1/1600 sec.; Long Shutter operates with noise reduction when manually set at 1-15 sec.
Exposure Control
SensitivityAuto, High ISO Auto, ISO 80/100/200/400/800/1600 equivalent(Standard Output Sensitivity. Recommended Exposure Index)
Light Metering MethodEvaluative*, Center-weighted average, Spot**
* Control to incorporate facial brightness in Face Detection AF
** Metering frame is fixed to the center
Exposure Control MethodProgram AE, Auto ISO Shift; AE Lock
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; FE lock, Slow Synchro
Flash Range1.6-15 ft./50cm-4.6m (W), 1.6-7.9 ft./50cm-2.4m (T) (when sensitivity is set to ISO Auto)
Recycling Time10 sec. or less (battery voltage=3.7V)
Flash Exposure Compensation+/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
Shooting Specifications
Shooting ModesAuto, Camera M, Special Scene (Portrait, Foliage, Snow, Beach, Fireworks, Aquarium, Underwater, ISO 3200, Indoor, Kids & Pets, Night Snapshot), Color Accent, Color Swap, Digital Macro, Stitch Assist, Movie
Photo EffectsMy Colors
Vivid, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Custom
Self TimerActivates shutter after an approx. 2-sec./10-sec. delay, Custom
Wireless ControlNot available
Continuous ShootingApprox. 1.5 fps (Large/Fine)
Image Storage
Storage MediaSD/SDHC Memory Card, MultiMediaCard, MMC Plus Card, HC MMC Plus Card
File FormatDesign rule for camera file system, DPOF Version 1.1
JPEG Compression ModeStill Image: Exif 2.2 (JPEG)
Movie: AVI (Image: Motion JPEG; Audio: WAVE (Monaural))
Number of Recording PixelsStill Image: 4,000 x 3,000 (Large), 3,264 x 2,448 (Medium 1), 2,592 x 1,944 (Medium 2), 1,600 x 1,200 (Medium 3), 640 x 480 (Small), 4,000 x 2,248 (Widescreen)
Movie: 1024 x 768 (15 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps/30 fps LP), 320 x 240 (30 fps) available up to 4GB or 60 minutes, 640 x 480 (2 hours at 0.5 fps/1 fps), 160 x 120 (3 min. at 15 fps)
Number of Recordable Images
Image data
  Large (L)Medium 1 (M1)Medium 2 (M2)
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File Size (KB)5,2083,0841,4743,4362,0609802,5031,395695
32MB592081430112142
SDC-128M23398235591234987173
SDC-512MSH91155321139231479190339671

  Medium 3 (M3)Small (S)Widescreen (W)
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File Size (KB)1,002558278249150843,9032,3111,105
32MB305310211417727871227
SDC-128M1212174114607111,1183153109
SDC-512MSH4718391,5901,7772,7474,317122206425
Time of Recordable Movies
Movie data
  Standard, Color Accent, Color SwapHigh ResolutionCompactTime Lapse
640 x 480320 x 2401,024 x 768160 x 120640 x 480
30 fps30 fps LP30 fps15 fps15 fps1 sec. interval2 sec. interval
Movie size (KB/sec.)1,9631,0037031,9631316432
32MB14"28"40"14"3' 15"7' 45"15' 30"
SDC-128M1' 01"1' 56"2' 42"1' 01"13' 02"31' 45"63' 30"
SDC-512MSH3' 57"7' 30"10' 29"3' 57"50' 21"123' 30"247' 00"
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), Jump, Auto Rotate, Rotate, Resume, My Colors, My Category, Histogram, Index (9 thumbnails), Sound Memos, Slide Show, Red-eye Correction, RAW playback, Resize, Image Inspection Tool
Movie: Normal Playback, Special Playback, Editing
Erasing Specifications
Erase ModesStill Image: single image, select range, select by date, select by category, select by folder, all images
Movie: part of movie, all of movie
Interfaces
Computer InterfaceUSB 2.0 Hi-Speed (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 2.0 Hi-Speed cable
Power Supply 1. Rechargeable Lithium Battery NB-5L
2. AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC30 (optional) Still Image: approx. 240 shots (NB-5L/LCD on)*, approx. 580 shots (NB-5L/LCD off) Approx. 360 min. (NB-5L)

* LCD screen on. The above figures comply with CIPA testing standards and apply when fully-charged batteries are used.

Power Source1. Rechargeable Lithium Battery NB-5L
2. AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC30 (optional)
Shooting CapacityStill Image: approx. 240 shots (NB-5L/LCD on)*, approx. 580 shots (NB-5L/LCD off)
Playback TimeApprox. 360 min. (NB-5L)

* LCD screen on. The above figures comply with CIPA testing standards and apply when fully-charged batteries are used.

Physical Specifications
Operating Temperature32-104°F/0-40°C
Operating Humidity10-90%
Dimensions (W x H x D)3.78 x 2.36 x 1.09 in./95.9 x 59.9 x 27.6mm
WeightApprox. 5.82 oz./165g (camera body only)