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PowerShot A300

PowerShot A Series

Specifications

Type of Camera

Type

Compact digital still camera with built-in flash and 5.1x digital zoom

Image Capture Device

Type

1/2.7 inch charge coupled device (CCD)

Total Pixels

Approx. 3.3 million

Effective Pixels

Approx. 3.2 million

Lens

Focal Length

5mm f/3.6 (35mm film equivalent: 33mm)

Digital Zoom

5.1x

Focusing Range

Normal AF: 20cm - infinity; Macro AF: 5 - 20cm

Autofocus System

5-point AiAF/ 1-point AF (Fixed to center)

Viewfinders

Optical Viewfinder

Inverted Galilean type

LCD Monitor

1.5 inch amorphous silicon TFT color LCD

LCD Pixels

Approximately 67,000 pixels

LCD Coverage

100%

Aperture and Shutter

Maximum Aperture

f/3.6 - 5.6

Shutter Speed

1 - 1/2000 sec.; Slow shutter speed of 1/6 sec. is only available in select modes

Exposure Control

Sensitivity

AUTO /ISO 50/ 100 / 200 / 400 equivalent

Light Metering Method

Evaluative / Center-weighted average / Spot

Exposure Control Method

Program AE

Exposure Compensation

+/- 2.0 EV in 1/3-stop increments

AE Lock

Not Available

White Balance

White Balance Control

Auto, Pre-set (Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, or Flash), or Custom.

Flash

Built-in Flash

Auto, Red-Eye Reduction On/ Off, Slow-Sync

Flash Range

20cm - 2.0m/0.67 ft. - 6.7 ft. (When ISO speed is set to AUTO)

Recycling Time

Approx. 10 sec. or less.

Flash Exposure Compensation

+/- 2.0 EV in 1/3-stop increments.

Shooting Specifications

Shooting Modes

Auto, Manual, Stitch Assist, Movie

Photo Effects

Vivid, Neutral, Low Sharpening, Sepia and Black & White.

Self Timer

Operates with approx. 2 sec. or approx 10 sec. count-down.

Wireless Control

Not Available

Continuous Shooting

Approx. 2.2 shots/sec. (Large / Fine Mode and LCD monitor is Off)

Image Storage

Storage Media

CompactFlash (CF) Card Type I

File Format

QuickTime™ AVI

Print Order Format

Digital Print Order Format (DPOF) Version 1.1

Image Recording Format

Still Image: JPEG (Exif 2.2 compliant)

JPEG Compression Mode

SuperFine, Fine or Normal

Number of Recording Pixels

2048 x 1536 (Large), 1600 x 1200 (Medium 1), 1024 x 768 (Medium 2), 640 x 480 pixels (Small)
Movie: 640 x 480, 320 x 240 or 160 x 120

Number of Recordable Images

Image data

 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

 Individual movie clips are limited to 30sec. (640 x 480) or 3 minutes each maximum per clip. Above figures show total movie capacity on various CF cards, measured under Canon's standard test conditions, and may vary depending upon scene, subjects or camera settings.

Playback Specifications

Playback Modes File

Single, Index (9 thumbnails), Magnification (2x to 10x), Slide Show or Movie

Erasing Specifications

Erase Modes

Single Image, All Images

Interfaces

Computer Interface

Universal Serial Bus (USB)(mini-B jack)

Video Out

None

Other

CF card slot (accept type I cards). Direct connection to Canon CP Printers and select Bubble Jet Photo Printers (no computer required).

Power Supply

1. Size AA Alkaline battery x2
2. Rechargeable size AA NiMH battery x2 (NB4-100)
3. AC Adapter kit ACK-800 Approx. 75 shots/Approx. 200 shots (LCD monitor ON)
Approx. 210 shots/Approx. 450 shots (LCD monitor OFF)
(Alkaline battery/NB4-100) Approx. 90 min/Approx 120 min. (Alkaline battery/NB-1AH)

Power Source

1. Size AA Alkaline battery x2
2. Rechargeable size AA NiMH battery x2 (NB4-100)
3. AC Adapter kit ACK-800

Shooting Capacity

Approx. 75 shots/Approx. 200 shots (LCD monitor ON)
Approx. 210 shots/Approx. 450 shots (LCD monitor OFF)
(Alkaline battery/NB4-100)

Playback Time

Approx. 90 min/Approx 120 min. (Alkaline battery/NB-1AH)

Physical Specifications

Operating Temperature

32 - 104°F (0 - 40°C)

Operating Humidity

10 - 90%

Dimensions (W x H x D)

4.37 x 2.28 x 1.44 in./110.0 x 58.0 x 36.6mm (Excluding protrusions)

Weight

Approx. 6.17 oz./175g (Camera body only)

Computer System Requirements

Mac Requirements

Hardware: Power Macintosh, PowerBook, iMac, iBook or eMac. A CD-ROM drive is required to install the software.
OS: Mac OS 9.0 through 9.2, OS X (Version 10.1/10.2). (Please see our Mac OS X Compatibility Statement); Note: USB Mounter software is not supported in Mac OS X.
CPU: PowerPC
Interface: USB: Cable connection via the camera's USB port is limited to genuine Apple Computer brand models with a built-in USB interface.
Free Hard Drive Space: 200MB or more for Canon Utilities
RAM: 20MB or more of application memory (Mac OS 9.x), 128MB or more (Mac OS X)
Display: 800 x 600 pixels/32,000 colors or better is required, 1024 x 768 pixels or better is recommended.

PC Requirements

Hardware: IBM PC/AT compatible with CD-ROM Drive.
OS: Windows 98 (including the Second Edition), Windows 2000, Windows Me, Windows XP (Home, Professional) (Please see our Windows XP compatibility statement)
CPU: Pentium 150 MHz or higher processor (Windows 2000/Windows ME/Windows 98); 300MHz or higher processor (Windows XP)
Interface: USB: Cable connection via the camera's USB port is limited to computers pre-installed with an OS listed above.
Free Hard Drive Space: 300MB or more for Canon Utilities/Drivers.
RAM: 64MB or more (Windows 2000/Windows ME/Windows 98), 128MB or more (Windows XP)
Display: 800 x 600 pixels/High Color (16 bit) or better is required, 1024 x 768 pixels or better is recommended.

PowerShot A300 Kit Contents

PowerShot A300 Kit Contents PowerShot A300 Body Wrist Strap WS-200 2 AA-type Alkaline Batteries Interface Cable IFC-300PCU CompactFlash Card CF-16M Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM ArcSoft Camera Suite CD-ROM

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