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ZOOM Digital Monocular Black


Item Code: 5544C006AA


  • Compact, pocket-sized, and lightweight.
  • One-touch three-step telephoto magnification from 100mm optical to 400mm optical, and 800mm digital.
  • Optical Image Stabilization for shake correction.
  • Auto Focus with Face Tracking when viewing through the Electronic Viewfinder.
  • See clearly through the 0.39in XGA, 2.3M dot, 59.94fps Electronic Viewfinder.
  • 12 megapixel CMOS sensor.
  • Full HD 1080p 30fps video and up to 12 megapixels still image recording.1
  • Remote LiveView shooting and photo & video downloads with the free Canon Camera Connect App2.
  • Built-in Wi-Fi®,3 and Bluetooth®,4 Technology.
  • Built-in Microphone, USB-C Terminal, and microSD Card Slot.
  • USB-C Charger, USB-C Cable, microSD Card, and wrist strap included.

Go further and see farther with the ZOOM Digital Monocular.
Powerful magnification features, image stabilization, built-in wireless connectivity and more all packed in a sleek and compact design. Zoom into subjects at sporting events, nature walks, and more—quickly, clearly, and with ease. With the ZOOM in hand, see all the details you’ve been missing.

See It All with the ZOOM
Moments come and go and sometimes they may be too far in the distance to fully appreciate. Not anymore. With the ZOOM Digital Monocular you can bring the action closer quickly and easily and appreciate those moments as if you’re right in the middle of them.

One-Touch Telephoto Magnification from 100mm to 400mm Optical + 800mm Digital.
Enhance your view with a 100mm optical telephoto zoom, and get even closer with one touch of a button to 400mm optical! If the scene still seems too far away, use the step zoom to directly jump to 800mm digital to close the gap even more. See details you thought were out of reach, from sports, to wildlife, while traveling and so much more.

Compact and Lightweight
Weighing just over 5oz and impressively compact and comfortable to use, the ZOOM is ideal to take with you almost anywhere. Whether hiking, traveling, at a soccer game or wherever you go, it’s convenient to carry, easy to use, and fits perfectly in your pocket, backpack or purse, so you can leave those heavier binoculars behind.

Clear, Vivid Views
The Electronic Viewfinder (EVF) is a 0.39-inch XGA OLED-based display featuring approximately 2.36 million dots and 59.94fps (frames per second) so you get a clear, vivid scene to enjoy whether viewing, taking pictures or recording video.1

Simple Operation
The buttons on the ZOOM digital monocular are convenient to reach and use so you can quickly power it on, cycle the menu, zoom in and out, or even choose to grab a quick photo or record a video. There’s even a dioptic adjustment dial so you can customize the viewfinder to what’s most comfortable for you.

Optical Image Stabilization for Shake Correction
The ZOOM’s Optical Image Stabilization (IS) technology helps ensure that the view through the Electronic Viewfinder is clear and steady. The Powered IS helps even subtle shake such as when the user breathes to be corrected, while Dual Sensing IS corrects stronger shake – ideal for long viewing times and when following moving subjects.

Auto Focus with Face Tracking when Viewing through the Electronic Viewfinder
The ZOOM Digital Monocular features fast Auto Focus that helps you view and capture the moment clearly. The additional Face Tracking feature helps detect and track faces when looking through the electronic viewfinder so you can lock onto a subject and keep it in focus for the duration of your attention, even when there’s fast-moving action like at a sporting event.

12.0 Megapixel CMOS Sensor
The ZOOM is a great device for telephoto viewing as a monocular, and also features a 12 Megapixel CMOS sensor for capturing still photos.1 See a moment that you want to share or revisit? Just grip, look, shoot to save onto the microSD memory card.

Full HD 1080p 30fps Video Recording
The ZOOM gives you a variety of ways to enjoy the game, the sights, and the moments. You can also record and save video1 in Full HD at approx. 30 frames per second with just the touch of a button.

Remote Live View Shooting
With built-in Wi-Fi®,3 and Bluetooth®,4 technology you can connect your ZOOM to your compatible mobile device using Canon’s free Camera Connect app. Once paired, you can use the app to view what’s seen through the monocular’s viewfinder and remotely control the ZOOM to take pictures and record video.1,2

Share Images and Videos from your Mobile Device
Easily preview images and videos and transfer them to your mobile device! Just connect your ZOOM to the Canon Camera Connect app to transfer your content from the microSD card to your device to view and share anytime.2,3,4

Built-in Microphone
The ZOOM features a built-in stereo microphone to capture audio when recording video so you not only get the sights, but the sounds as well.

USB-C Terminal
The USB-C digital terminal allows you to fully charge and re-charge the built-in battery— no external or additional batteries required.

microSD Card Slot
Take advantage of the microSD card slot by inserting the memory card and shooting still images or Full HD video to save, store and share.1 You can even transfer the content from the card to your compatible mobile device using the free Canon Camera Connect app.3,4

All You Need to Go Out and Zoom
With a USB-C charger and cable, along with a 16GB microSD card and wrist strap included in the box, you have everything you need to get out and enjoy the views!



Compact telephoto digital monocular

Imaging Processor



CMOS sensor, 1/3-inch type^ (sensor aspect ratio: 4:3)
^ The center portion of a 1/2.3-inch type CMOS sensor is used.


Effective Pixels: 12.1 Megapixels
Total Pixels: Approx. 12.1 Megapixels
* Rounded to the nearest 100,000.

Self-cleaning Sensor

Not provided.

Focal Length

Optical 4x lens that switches between two focal lengths.
• Telephoto side: approx. 100mm – 35mm equivalent (13.8mm)
• Super-tele side: approx. 400mm – 35mm equivalent (55.5mm)
• Digital Zoom: approx. 800mm – 35mm equivalent (2x digital)
* Focal length can be checked through the viewfinder.

Lens Configuration

11 elements in 8 groups
* Aspherical lens, extra-low dispersion lens not included
* Front lens surface has a cover glass (Not included in the lens construction)

Digital Zoom

Enables approx. 2x magnification

Step Zoom

• Switches among focal lengths in the following order, as controlled with the (ZOOM) button:
• Equivalent to approx. 100mm (optical) -> equivalent to approx. 400mm (optical) -> equivalent to approx 800mm (digital).

Telephoto Magnification

  Still Photo Shooting Movie Recording
Equivalent to approx. 100mm Approx. 1.2x Approx. 1.2x
Equivalent to approx. 400mm Approx. 4.8x Approx. 4.8x
Equivalent to approx. 800mm Approx. 9.6x Approx. 9.6x

Field Of View

• 100mm: 102’ @ 100 yd / 31 m @ 100 m
• 400mm: 25.7’ @ 100 yd / 7.8 m @ 100 m
• 800mm: 12.9’ @ 100 yd / 3.9 m @ 100 m

Focusing Range

• Wide-angle: Approx. 3.28 ft. - Infinity / 1m - Infinity.
• Telephoto: Approx. 14.76 ft. - Infinity / 4.5m - Infinity.
* Macro functionality not provided. Measure from the tip of the lens barrel.

Aperture Number

• Wide-angle side: f/5.6
• Telephoto side: f/6.3
* No aperture control.

Autofocus System

TTL Autofocus

AF Method

• Face+Tracking
• 1-point AF
* Fixed at the center of the screen for 1-point AF.

Image Stabilization Features

Lens shift system
* 4-axis correction (Yaw/Pitch/X/Y)
* Image stabilization cannot be deactivated.

Powered IS


Dual Sensing IS



Electronic Viewfinder (Approx. 2.36 million dots)

Screen Size

0.39 inch-type


Approx. 22mm (at -1m-1 from eyepiece lens end)

Dioptric Adjustment

Approx. -3 to +1m-1(dpf)

LCD Pixels

Approx. 1.04 million dots

LCD Coverage

Approx. 100%

Recording Media Type

microSD / microSDHC /microSDXC memory card
* SD speed class compatible.
* UHS speed class compatible.
* UHS-I compatible.

Card Access Indicator

Lamp lights up / blinks.

Read Error Warning

The error warnings are displayed in the viewfinder, and the shutter release locks.

Card Formatting

Low-level formatting.
* Logical formatting not available.

Image Recording Format

Compliant to Design rule for Camera File system 2.0 and Exif. 2.31
* Supports time difference information.

Image Type / Extension

Image Type Extension
Still photos JPEG JPEG
Movies MP4 MP4

* RAW / C-RAW / HEIF shooting are not supported.

Image Quality /Recorded Pixels

Image Quality Recorded pixels
JPEG Large / Fine 12.0 megapixels (4000 x 3000)

* Image quality adjustment not available.
* Lower image quality when equivalent to approx. 800mm, due to digital cropping.

Aspect Ratio

Fixed at 4:3 and not adjustable.

Image File Size / Number of Possible Shots / Maximum Burst

File size
(Approx. MB)

Possible Shots
Maximum Burst
4.6 11460 50

* Number of shots available and maximum burst in high-speed continuous shooting driving mode.
* Number of shots available and maximum burst apply to a 64 GB card conforming to Canon testing standards.
* File size, number of possible shots, and maximum burst vary depending on shooting conditions (including subject and memory card brand).

Exposure Composition

Supported +/- 3 stops

Drive Mode

Single Shooting, Continuous Shooting

Movie Recording Format

Container Format MP4
Video H.264 / MPEG-4 AVC
* Variable (averaged) bit rate
Audio MPEG-4 AAC-LC (stereo)

Recording Size / Compression Method

Full HD: 1920x1080 / Standard (IPB)
* Movie recording size adjustment not available.

Frame Rate

When set to NTSC: 29.97 / 23.98 fps

Movie Bit Rate

Approx. 30 Mbps
* Video only, not including audio.

File Size

Approx. 217 MB/min.

Maximum Recording Time

9 min. 59 sec.
* Movie recording is not possible during Wi-Fi connection

Total Cumulative Recording Time Available

8 GB Approx. 35 min.
32 GB Approx. 2 hr. 33 min.
128 GB Approx. 9 hr. 38 min

Maximum File Size

Card Format Maximum File Size
microSD FAT12/16 Max. 2 GB
microSDHC FAT32 Max. 4 GB
microSDXC exFAT Unlimited

Card Performance Requirements (movie recording)

Micro SD card with SD Speed Class 6 or higher

Color Sampling Method

YCbCr 4:2:0 (8 bit)

Video Range

Full range (0-255)

Recording Microphone

Built-in stereo microphone
* External microphone IN terminal not provided.

HDMI Output

Not supported
* HDMI OUT terminal not provided.


Auto ( White balance presets not provided.)

White Balance Shift

Not supported.

White Balance Bracketing

Not supported.

Built-in Flash

Not provided.

External Flash

Not supported.

Playback Methods

• Playback in the camera's electronic viewfinder.
• Playback on a smartphone (requires Camera Connect app (Remote control from app is not available for video)).

Display Conditions

Still photos: Images saved in Design rule for Camera File system format.
Movies: Movie files in MP4 format
* May not support playback of images from cameras other than Zoom.

Playback Functions

Playback -Playback
- Skip backwards (approx. 4 sec.)
- Previous frame
- Next frame
- Skip forward (approx. 4 sec.)

* slow motion, editing out first and last scenes, and volume adjustment are not available.

Shooting Information Display

Basic information display
* Display without information and detailed information display are not available.

Erasing Images

Select and erase images / All images on card.

Print Order (DPOF)

Not supported.

Direct Printing (PictBridge)

Wireless connections: Not supported
Wired Connections: Not supported

Display Device

Shown in the electornic viewfinder


• Shooting settings
• Playback settings
• Wireless communication settings
• Function settings

Display Languages

31 languages are available.
English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Portuguese, Finnish, Italian, Ukrainian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Greek, Russian, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Vietnamese, Hindi, Romanian, Turksih, Arabic, Thai, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Malay, Indonesian, Persian, Hewbrew, and Japanese.

Firmware Updates

* Firmware can be updated using Camera Connect (transferring firmware from Camera Connect to the camera).

Terminal Type

USB Type-C


For charging the built-in battery and supplying the power to the camera.
* Recognized as a USB device when connected to a computer, and images on the memory card in the Zoom camera can be browsed and imported (transfer speed equivalent to Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0)).

HDMI OUT Terminal

Not Provided.

Time Zone Setting (World Time)

Honolulu, Anchorage, Los Angeles, Denver, Chicago, New York, Caracas, Newfoundland, Sao Paulo, Fernando de Noronha, Azores, London, Paris, Cairo, Moscow, Tehran, Dubai, Kabul, Karachi, Delhi, Kathmandu, Dacca, Yangon, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Tokyo/Seoul, Adelaide, Sydney, Solomon Islands, Wellington, Chatham Islands, Samoa.

Time Difference Setting

Provided (15 minute increments).

Date / Time Back-up Battery

Same as battery that powers the camera.

Charging / Powering Specifications

Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery.
Rated Voltage: 3.6 V
Capacity: 800 mAh

Power Source

USB Type
(Connection type)
Camera Status
Turned Off
Power turned On
Shooting Menu
Playback During

Type-C 18 W (9 V / 2 A)
or more
Charging Supplying
power to the

Supplying power to the camera + Charging
5 V / 3 A
5 V / 1.5 A -  
5 V / 0.5 A -  

* During Wi-Fi connection, excluding remote shooting.
* To avoid overheating, shooting may stop sooner when connected to a power supply during shooting.

Compatible Device

Commercially available USB Type-C devices that meet the specification requirements in charging /powering section*:
• ANKER PowerPort III Nano Charger (included)
• USB Power Adapter PD-E1 (Sold seperately).

Additional Third-Party Power Supplies*:
• Anker PowerPort Atom PD1 (Charging adapter)
• Anker PowerPort III Nano 20W
* Canon makes no representations or warranties with respect to any third party accessory or product mentioned.

Charging Temperature

Approx. 41-104°F / 5-40°C

Charging / Power Supply Display

Accessing to the files Green / Lit
Wi-Fi Connection established Green/ Blinking
USB Charging Orange / Lit
Viewfinder off Warning Green / Blinking
Error Green / Blinking

Charging Time

Charging Device

Charging Time for built-in Battery
PD-E1 1 hr. 50 min.

* To fully recharge a completely depleted battery (unless over-discharge; details conform to Canon testing standards).
* Charging time varies depending on remaining battery level and ambient temperature.
* For safety, charging takes longer in colder environments (41-50°F / 5-10°C).
* Charging time when connected to devices other than PD-E1 varies by device and is beyond the scope of this technical information.

Number of Shots Available

Approx. 150 shots
* Based on CIPA standards, at 73°F / 23°C

Movie Recording

Approx. 1 hr. 10 min..
* With a fully charged battery, at room temperatue 73°F / 23°C

Playback Time

Approx 2 hrs.
* With a fully charged battery, at room temperatue 73°F / 23°C

Start-up Time

Approx. 0.7 sec. * Based on CIPA testing standards.

Power-saving Functions

Time Options
Auto Power Off 15 sec. / 30 sec. / 1 min. / 3 min.
Viewfinder Off 3 min. / Disable

Operating Temperature


Operating Humidity


Dimensions (W x H x D)

Approx. 1.31 x 2.00 x 4.06 in. / 33.4 x 50.8 x 103.2mm


Approx. 5.12 oz. / 145g (including memory card)
Approx. 5.08 oz. / 144g (camera body only)

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Go further and see farther with the ZOOM Digital Monocular.


Powerful magnification features, image stabilization, built-in wireless connectivity and more, all packed in a sleek and compact design. Zoom into subjects at sporting events, nature walks, and more—quickly, clearly, and with ease. This pocket-sized monocular lets you see farther with a 100mm optical, 400mm optical, and 800mm digital zoom so you can enjoy the view. With the ZOOM in hand, see all the details you’ve been missing.

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ZOOM Digital Monocular User Guide

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  1. Photo shooting and video recording functionality available only when compatible microSD is inserted in the ZOOM.
  2. Remote control functionality supported only with firmware version 1.1.0 or later.
  3. Compatible with iOS® versions 12.4/13.7, Android™ smartphone and tablet versions 6.0/7.0/7.1/8.0/8.1/9.0/10. Data charges may apply with the download of the free Canon Camera Connect app. This app helps enable you to upload images to social media services. Please note that image files may contain personally identifiable information that may implicate privacy laws. Canon disclaims and has no responsibility for your use of such images. Canon does not obtain, collect or use such images or any information included in such images through this app.
  4. Compatible with select smartphone and tablet devices (Android™ version 5.0 or later and the following iOS® devices: iPhone 4s or later, iPad 3rd gen. or later, iPod Touch 5th gen.or later) equipped with Bluetooth® version 4.1 or later and the Camera Connect App Ver. 2.7.10. This application is not guaranteed to operate on all listed devices, even if minimum requirements are met.

† Prices and specifications subject to change without notice. Actual prices are determined by individual dealers and may vary.

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