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PowerShot Pro 90 IS

PowerShot Pro Series


Image Capture Device


Interline transfer CCD

Total Pixels

Approx. 3.34 million (2,140 x 1,560)

Effective Pixels

Approx. 3.24 million (2,088 x 1,550)


Focal Length

7mm (Wide-angle) - 70mm (Telephoto)(37mm (Wide-angle) - 370mm (Telephoto) (35mm film equivalent)

Focusing Range

Wide-angle: 10cm (3.9 in.) - infinity
Telephoto: 1m (39 in.) - infinity
Normal: 3.3 ft. (1m) - Infinity (63mm equivalent - T)
Normal+Tele-converter: 7.2 ft. (2.2m) - Infinity (126mm equivalent - T)
Normal+Close-up Lens: 1.1 - 1.6 ft. (33 - 50cm) (T)
Macro: 3.9 in. - 1.6 ft. (10 - 50cm) (W - 63mm equivalent)
Macro: 1.0 - 1.6 ft. (30 - 50cm) (63 - 90mm equivalent)
Super Macro: 1.2 in. - 1.0 ft.(3 - 30cm) (42 - 90mm equivalent)
Manual: 3.9 in. (10cm) - Infinity (W - 63mm equivalent)
Manual: 1.0 ft. (30cm) - Infinity (63mm - 90mm equivalent)
Manual: 3.3 ft. (1m) - Infinity (90mm equivalent - T)

Autofocus System

13 elements in 10 groups


Optical Viewfinder

Color LCD viewfinder

LCD Monitor

46mm diagonal (1.8 inch) Low-temperature polycrystalline silicon TFT LCD

LCD Pixels

113,578 dot (521 (H) x 218 (V))

LCD Coverage


Aperture and Shutter

Maximum Aperture

Wide-angle : f/2.8-f/8.0 / Telephoto : f/3.5-f/8.0

Shutter Speed

8 - 1/1000 sec.

Exposure Control


Auto/ISO 50/100/200/400

Light Metering Method

Center-weighted averaging/Spot

Exposure Control Method

Program AE/Shutter speed-priority AE/Aperture-priority AE/Manual

Exposure Compensation

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

White Balance

White Balance Control

TTL auto / preset (Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent and Flash) or Custom


Built-in Flash

Auto, Red-Eye Reduction auto, Red-Eye Reduction ON, ON or OFF

Flash Range

0.7 - 4.2 m (Wide-angle) / 1 - 3.4 m (Telephoto)

Recycling Time

10 sec. or shorter (full flash, battery voltage = 7.4 V)

Flash Exposure Compensation

+/-2.0 EV (at every 1/3-stop)

Shooting Specifications

Shooting Modes

Auto, Creative zone (Manual / Shutter speed-priority / Aperture-priority / Program), Image zone (Pan-focus / Portrait / Landscape / Night Scene / Black & White / Stitch Assist / Movie)

Self Timer

Operates with approx. 10-sec. countdown

Wireless Control

Shooting and playback are available (Wireless controller is included in the camera kit)When shooting, image is captured 2 seconds after shutter release operation.

Continuous Shooting

0.7 images/sec. (at Large / Fine)

Image Storage

Storage Media

CompactFlash Card Type I, II

File Format

Design rule for Camera File system (DCF) (main image and thumbnail: JPEG)(DCF is an abbreviation of Design rule for Camera File System standardized by Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association (JEITA))

Print Order Format

DPOF ver. 1.0

Image Recording Format

JPEG or RAW (still image)AVI (Motion JPEG : image, WAVE: audio (monaural)) (movie)

JPEG Compression Mode

Super Fine, Fine and Normal/CCD RAW

Number of Recording Pixels

Large: 1,856 x 1,392, Middle: 1,024 x 768, Small: 640 x 480, Movie: 320 x 240

Number of Recordable Images

Image data

Power Supply

Physical Specifications

Operating Temperature

0 - 40°C (32 - 104°F)

Operating Humidity

10 - 90%

Dimensions (W x H x D)

4.98 in. x 3.3 in x 5.48 in./126.5 x 83.9 x 139.1mm (excluding protrusions)


Approx. 680 g (23.9oz) (excluding batteries and CF card)

Computer System Requirements

Mac Requirements

Hardware: Power Macintosh, PowerBook, iMac or iBook
OS: Mac OS 8.1, QuickTime 3.0 or higher (QuickTime 4.1 is in the CD-ROM DIGITAL CAMERA Solution Disk included in this package) (Please see our Mac OS X Compatibility Statement.)
CPU: Power PC
Interface: USB (iMac, iBook and Power Macintosh NEW G3 / Power Macintosh G4 or PowerBook G3 with Apple genuine USB interface only. IMac Update 1.0 and iMac Firmware Update 1.0 must be installed for use in your iMac computer under Mac OS 8.1); RS-422 (Modem port or printer port - optional Interface Cable IFC-200MC is required).
RAM: 20MB RAM minimum for application memory Display: 800 x 600 pixels - 256 colors minimum, 1024 x 768 pixels - thousands of colors or more recommended

PC Requirements

Hardware: IBM PC/AT compatible
OS: Windows 95/98 (including the Second Edition), Windows NT 4.0 (Service Pack 3 or higher required), Windows 2000, Windows ME(Please see our Windows XP Compatibility Statement.)
CPU: Pentium 133 MHz or better. Interface: USB: Cable connection via camera's USB port is limited to pre-installed Windows 98, Windows 2000 and pre-installed or upgraded Windows ME systems. RS-232C: Serial or COM port.
RAM: 32MB or more (Windows 95/98), 64MB or more (Windows NT 4.0/Windows 2000/Windows ME)

Plug-In Module requires Adobe Photoshop 3.0 or higher (Adobe Photoshop 5.0LE is included in this package).
* Warranty program is subject to certain restrictions and limitations. See warranty card for full details.
All data are based on Canon's standard test method. Subject to change without notice.

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