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PowerShot A Series

PowerShot A480

PowerShot A480 PowerShot A480 Body AA-size Alkaline Battery (x2) SD Memory Card SDC-128MB Wrist Strap WS-800 Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM USB Interface Cable IFC-400PCU AV Cable AVC-DC300

Specifications

Type


Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 3.3x Optical/4x Digital/13x Combined Zoom

Type


10.0 Megapixel, 1/2.3-inch type Charge Coupled Device (CCD)

Total Pixels


Approx. 10.3 Megapixels

Effective Pixels


Approx. 10.0 Megapixels

Focal Length


6.6-21.6mm f/3.0-5.8 (35mm film equivalent: 37-122mm)

Digital Zoom


4x

Focusing Range


Normal: 1.6 ft./50cm-infinity
Macro: 1.2 in.-1.6 ft./3-50cm (W), 9.8 in.-1.6 ft./25-50cm (T)

Autofocus System


TTL Autofocus

Optical Viewfinder


N/A

LCD Monitor


2.5-inch TFT color LCD

LCD Pixels


Approx. 115,000 pixels

LCD Coverage


100%

Maximum Aperture


f/3.0 (W) - f/5.8 (T)

Shutter Speed


15-1/2000 sec.; Long Shutter operates with noise reduction when manually set at 1.3-15 sec.

Sensitivity


Auto, ISO 80/100/200/400/800/1600 equivalent (Standard output sensitivity. Recommended exposure index)

Light Metering Method


Evaluative*, Center-weighted average, Spot**
* Control to incorporate facial brightness in Face Detection AF
** Metering frame is fixed to the center

Exposure Control Method


Program AE; AE Lock

Exposure Compensation


+/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments

White Balance Control


Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom

Built-in Flash


Auto, Red-eye Reduction, Auto Red-eye Correction, Flash On, Flash Off; FE lock, Slow Synchro

Flash Range


1-9.8 ft./30cm-3.0m (W), 1-6.6 ft./30cm-2.0m (T) (when sensitivity is set to ISO Auto)

Recycling Time


10 sec. or less (battery voltage=3.0V)

Flash Exposure Compensation


N/A

Shooting Modes


Auto, P, Special Scene (Portrait, Foliage, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Fireworks, Aquarium, Long Shutter, Super Macro, Indoor, Kids & Pets, Night Snapshot), Movie

Photo Effects


My Colors
Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Custom

Self Timer


Activates shutter after an approx. 2-sec./10-sec. delay, Custom

Wireless Control


N/A

Continuous Shooting


Approx. 0.8 fps (Large/Fine)

Storage Media


SD/SDHC Memory Card, MultiMediaCard, MMC Plus Card, HC MMC Plus Card

File Format


Design rule for camera file system, DPOF Version 1.1

Image Recording Format


Normal, Fine, SuperFine

JPEG Compression Mode


Still Image: Exif 2.2 (JPEG)
Movie: AVI (Image: Motion JPEG; Audio: WAVE (Monaural))

Number of Recording Pixels


Still Image: 3648 x 2736 (Large), 2816 x 2112 (Medium 1), 2272 x 1704 (Medium 2), 1600 x 1200 (Medium 3/Date Stamp), 640 x 480 (Small), 3648 x 2048 (Widescreen)
Movie: Standard Definition: 640 x 480 (30 fps/30 fps LP), 320 x 240 (30 fps)
Available up to 4GB or 60 minutes per clip

Movie data


Note: N=Normal F=Fine
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 Modes File


Still Image: Single, Magnification (approx. 2x-10x), Jump, Rotate, Resume, Transition Effects, Histogram, Index (9 thumbnails), Over Exposure Warning, Slide Show, Red-eye Correction, Resize, Image Inspection Tool
Movie: Normal Playback, Special Playback, Resume

Erase Modes


Still Image: single image, all images
Movie: any movie file

Computer Interface


USB 2.0 Hi-Speed (mini-B jack)

Video Out


NTSC/PAL

Audio Out


Monaural

Other


Memory card slot; direct connection to Canon SELPHY Compact Photo Printers, PIXMA Inkjet Photo Printers and PictBridge-compatible printers via camera's USB 2.0 Hi-Speed cable

Power Supply


1. AA-size Alkaline Battery (x2)
2. Rechargeable AA-size Ni-MH Battery (x2) (NB-3AH)
3. AC Adapter Kit ACK800 (optional) Still Image: approx. 200 shots (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 470 shots (AA-size Ni-MH Battery (NB-3AH)) * Approx. 480 min. (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 600 min. (AA-size Ni-MH Battery)* LCD screen on. The above figures comply with CIPA testing standards and apply when fully-charged batteries are used.

Power Source


1. AA-size Alkaline Battery (x2)
2. Rechargeable AA-size Ni-MH Battery (x2) (NB-3AH)
3. AC Adapter Kit ACK800 (optional)

Shooting Capacity


Still Image: approx. 200 shots (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 470 shots (AA-size Ni-MH Battery (NB-3AH)) *

Playback Time


Approx. 480 min. (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 600 min. (AA-size Ni-MH Battery)* LCD screen on. The above figures comply with CIPA testing standards and apply when fully-charged batteries are used.

Operating Temperature


32-104°F/0-40°C

Operating Humidity


10-90%

Dimensions (W x H x D)


3.63 x 2.44 x 1.22 in./92.1 x 62.0 x 31.1mm

Weight


Approx. 4.94 oz./140g (camera body only)Note: 26 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, Romanian, Ukrainian, Farsi)

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

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