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PowerShot S2 IS Kit Contents

PowerShot S2 IS Kit Contents PowerShot S2 IS Body Neck Strap NS-DC3 AA-size Alkaline Batteries (x4) Stereo Video Cable STV-250N Interface Cable IFC-400PCU SD Memory Card SDC-16MB Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM Lens Cap

Specifications

Type of Camera

Type

Compact digital camera with built-in flash and 12x Optical / 4x Digital / 48x Combined Zoom

Image Capture Device

Type

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

Total Pixels

Approx. 5.3 Megapixels

Effective Pixels

Approx. 5.0 Megapixels

Lens

Focal Length

6.0 - 72.0mm f/2.7-3.5 (35mm film equivalent: 36-432mm)

Digital Zoom

4x

Focusing Range

Normal: 1.6 ft./50cm-Infinity (W), 3.0 ft./90cm-Infinity (T)
Macro: 3.9 in.-1.6 ft./10-50cm
Super Macro: 0-3.9 in./0-10cm

Autofocus System

TTL Autofocus (continuous/single)

Viewfinders

Optical Viewfinder

0.33 inch low-temperature polycrystalline silicon TFT color LCD

LCD Monitor

1.8 inch low-temperature polycrystalline silicon TFT color LCD with variable-angle function

LCD Pixels

Approx. 115,000 pixels

LCD Coverage

100%

Aperture and Shutter

Maximum Aperture

f/2.7 (W) - 3.5 (T)

Shutter Speed

15-1/3200 sec.; Slow shutter speed of 15-1.3 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** Metering frame with Spot Mode is center-fixed.

Exposure Control Method

Program AE, Shutter speed-priority AE, Aperture-priority AE, Manual AE Lock is available

Exposure Compensation

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

White Balance

White Balance Control

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

Flash

Built-in Flash

Operation Modes: Auto, Red-Eye Reduction ON/OFF

Flash Range

Normal: 2.3-17.1 ft./0.7-5.2m (W), 2.3-13.1 ft./0.7-4.0m (T)
Macro: 1.0 ft.-2.3 ft./0.3-0.7m (when sensitivity is set to ISO 100 equivalent)

Recycling Time

Approx. 10 sec. or less (battery voltage=7.4V)

Flash Exposure Compensation

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

Shooting Specifications

Shooting Modes

Auto; Creative zone: P, Av, Tv, M, C; Image zone: Portrait, Landscape, Night Scene, Special Scene (Foliage, Snow, Beach, Fireworks, Indoor, Night Snapshot), Stitch Assist, Movie, My Colors

Photo Effects

Off, Vivid, Neutral, Low Sharpening, Sepia, Black & White, Custom

Self Timer

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

Wireless Control

Not available

Continuous Shooting

High-speed: approx. 2.4 shots/sec.
Normal: approx. 1.5 shots/sec. (Large/Fine mode)

Image Storage

Storage Media

SD Memory Card

File Format

Design rule for camera file system, DPOF Version 1.1 (Digital Print Order Format)

Image Recording Format

Normal, Fine, SuperFine

JPEG Compression Mode

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

Number of Recording Pixels

Still Image: 2,592 x 1,944 (Large), 2,048 x 1,536 (Medium 1), 1,600 x 1,200 (Medium 2), 640 x 480 (Small)
Movie: 640 x 480 (VGA Fine/VGA), 320 x 240 (QVGA)

Number of Recordable Images

Image data

Time of Recordable Movies

Movie data

Note: N=Normal F=Fine SF=SuperFine Storage capacity varies depending on the scene or the subjects. This data is estimated from Canon's standard shooting conditions. Figures for Movie Mode represent total capacity of SD memory card.

Playback Specifications

Playback Modes File

Single, Index (9 thumbnail images), Slide show, Magnification (approx. 2 to 10x), Jump, Movie

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 PTP)

Video Out

NTSC, PAL

Audio Out

Stereo

Other

SD memory card slot. Direct connection to Canon CP Printers and PIXMA Photo Printers via camera's USB cable (no computer required) or PictBridge compatible printers.

Power Supply

1. AA-size Alkaline Battery (x4)
2. AA-size NiMH Battery (x4)
3. Compact Power Adapter CA-PS700 Still Image: approx. 130 shots (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 550 shots (AA-size NiMH Battery)
*1Movie: approx. 210 min. (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 300 min. (AA-size NiMH Battery) *1 Approx. 800 min. (AA-size Alkaline Batteries), approx. 900 min. (AA-size NiMH Batteries)*

*Under Canon's standard conditions.
*1 With fully charged battery

Power Source

1. AA-size Alkaline Battery (x4)
2. AA-size NiMH Battery (x4)
3. Compact Power Adapter CA-PS700

Shooting Capacity

Still Image: approx. 130 shots (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 550 shots (AA-size NiMH Battery)
*1Movie: approx. 210 min. (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 300 min. (AA-size NiMH Battery) *1

Playback Time

Approx. 800 min. (AA-size Alkaline Batteries), approx. 900 min. (AA-size NiMH Batteries)*

*Under Canon's standard conditions.
*1 With fully charged battery

Physical Specifications

Operating Temperature

32-104° F/0-40° C

Operating Humidity

10-90%

Dimensions (W x H x D)

4.45 x 3.07 x 2.97 in. / 113.0 x 78.0 x 75.5mm (excluding protrusions)

Weight

Approx. 14.3 oz./405g (camera body only)

21 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)

Note: *1 Normal temperature (73° F/23° C). Shoot images at wide-angle and at telephoto and alternatively with 30 second intervals. Use flash every two shots. Turn camera off and on after every ten shots. LCD brightness setting by Factory default.

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