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PowerShot A590 IS

PowerShot A590 IS PowerShot A590 IS Body AA-size Alkaline Battery (x2) MMC Plus Card MMC-32MH Wrist Strap WS-800 Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM USB Interface Cable IFC-400PCU AV Cable AVC-DC300

Specifications

Type of Camera

Type

Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 4x Optical/4x Digital/16x Combined Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer System

Image Capture Device

Type

8.0 Megapixel, 1/2.5-inch type Charge Coupled Device (CCD)

Total Pixels

Approx. 8.3 Megapixels

Effective Pixels

Approx. 8.0 Megapixels

Lens

Focal Length

5.8-23.2mm f/2.6-5.5 (35mm film equivalent: 35-140mm)

Digital Zoom

4x

Focusing Range

Normal: 1.5 ft./45cm-infinity
Macro: 2.0 in.-1.5 ft./5-45cm (W), 12 in.-1.5 ft./30-45cm (T)

Autofocus System

TTL Autofocus, Manual focus (shooting standby only in movie mode)

Viewfinders

Optical Viewfinder

Real image optical zoom viewfinder

LCD Monitor

2.5-inch amorphous silicon TFT color LCD

LCD Pixels

Approx. 115,000 pixels

LCD Coverage

100%

Aperture and Shutter

Maximum Aperture

f/2.6 (W) - f/5.5 (T)

Shutter Speed

15-1/2000 sec. (settable in Tv and M)

Exposure Control

Sensitivity

Auto, High ISO 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, Shutter Speed-Priority AE, Aperture-Priority AE; AE Lock

Exposure Compensation

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

White Balance

White Balance Control

Auto, Preset (Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H), Custom

Flash

Built-in Flash

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

Flash Range

12 in.-11 ft./30cm-3.5m (W), 12 in.-7.2 ft./30cm-2.2m (T) (when sensitivity is set to ISO Auto)

Recycling Time

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

Flash Exposure Compensation

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

Shooting Specifications

Shooting Modes

Auto, Easy, P, Av, Tv, M, Portrait, Landscape, Special Scene (Foliage, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Fireworks, Night Scene, Aquarium), 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

Not available

Continuous Shooting

Approx. 1.4 fps (Large/Fine)

Image Storage

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: 3,264 x 2,448 (Large), 2,592 x 1,944 (Medium 1), 2,048 x 1,536 (Medium 2), 1,600 x 1,200 (Medium 3/Date Stamp), 640 x 480 (Small), 3,264 x 1,832 (Widescreen)
Movie: 640 x 480 (20 fps/20 fps LP), 320 x 240 (30 fps) available up to 4GB or 60 minutes, 160 x 120 (3 minutes at 15 fps)

Number of Recordable Images

Image data


Time of Recordable Movies

Movie data

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 File

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

Erasing Specifications

Erase Modes

Still Image: single image, all images
Movie: part of movie, all of movie

Interfaces

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 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)
3. AC Adapter Kit ACK800 (optional) Still Image: approx. 220 shots (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 500 shots (AA-size Ni-MH Battery) * Approx. 540 min. (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 660 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)
3. AC Adapter Kit ACK800 (optional)

Shooting Capacity

Still Image: approx. 220 shots (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 500 shots (AA-size Ni-MH Battery) *

Playback Time

Approx. 540 min. (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 660 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.

Physical Specifications

Operating Temperature

32-104°F/0-40°C

Operating Humidity

10-90%

Dimensions (W x H x D)

3.71 x 2.55 x 1.61 in./94.3 x 64.7 x 40.8mm

Weight

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

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