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PowerShot S3 IS

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PowerShot S3 IS Kit Contents

PowerShot S3 IS Kit Contents PowerShot S3 IS Body AA-size Alkaline Battery (x4) SD Memory Card SDC-16MB Lens Cap Neck Strap NS-DC4 Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM USB Interface Cable IFC-400PCU Stereo Video Cable STV-250N

Specifications

Type of Camera

Type

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

Image Capture Device

Type

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

Total Pixels

Approx. 6.2 Megapixels

Effective Pixels

Approx. 6.0 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 (WIDE), 3.0 ft./90cm-infinity (TELE)
Macro: 3.9 in.-1.6 ft./10-50cm (WIDE)
Super Macro: 0-3.9 in./0-10cm (WIDE)

Autofocus System

TTL Autofocus (continuous/single)

Viewfinders

Optical Viewfinder

Low-temperature polycrystalline silicon TFT color viewfinder

LCD Monitor

2.0 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) - f/3.5 (T)

Shutter Speed

15-1/3200 sec. (settable in Tv or M)

Exposure Control

Sensitivity

Auto, High ISO Auto, ISO 80/100/200/400/800 equivalent

Light Metering Method

Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot** Metering frame is fixed to the center or linked to the AF frame

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

Flash

Built-in Flash

Auto, Auto w/ Red-Eye Reduction, Flash On, Flash On w/ Red-Eye Reduction, Flash Off

Flash Range

Normal: 1.6-17 ft./50cm - 5.2m (W), 3.0-13 ft./90cm-4.0m (T)
Macro: 1.0-1.6 ft./30-50cm (W) (when sensitivity is set to ISO Auto)

Recycling Time

12 sec. or less (battery voltage=6.0V)

Flash Exposure Compensation

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

Shooting Specifications

Shooting Modes

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

Photo Effects

Vivid, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Custom Color

Self Timer

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

Wireless Control

Not available

Continuous Shooting

High-speed: approx. 2.3 fps
Normal: approx. 1.5 fps

Image Storage

Storage Media

SD Memory Card, SDHC, MultiMediaCard

File Format

Design rule for camera file system, DPOF Version 1.1

Image Recording Format

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

JPEG Compression Mode

Normal, Fine, SuperFine

Number of Recording Pixels

Still Image: 640 x 480 (Small), 1,600 x 1,200 (Medium 2), 2,272 x 1,704 (Medium 1), 2,816 x 2,112 (Large), 2,816 x 1,584 (Widescreen)
Movie: 640 x 480 (30 fps/15 fps) / 320 x 240 (60 fps/30 fps/15 fps) available up to 1GB or 1 hour for each file size

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, Histogram, Index (9 thumbnails), Sound Memos, Slide Show
Movie: Normal Playback, Special Playback, Editing

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

Stereo

Other

Memory card slot; direct connection to Canon CP and 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 (x4)
2. Rechargeable AA-size Ni-MH Battery (x4)
3. Compact Power Adapter CA-PS700 Still Image: approx. 110 shots (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 550 shots (AA-size Ni-MH Battery) * Approx. 780 min. (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 900 min. (AA-size Ni-MH Battery)

Power Source

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

Shooting Capacity

Still Image: approx. 110 shots (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 550 shots (AA-size Ni-MH Battery) *

Playback Time

Approx. 780 min. (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 900 min. (AA-size Ni-MH Battery)

Physical Specifications

Operating Temperature

32-104°F/0-40°C

Operating Humidity

10-90%

Dimensions (W x H x D)

4.46 x 3.07 x 2.97 in. / 113.4 x 78.0 x 75.5mm

Weight

Approx. 14.5 oz. / 410g (camera body only

* LCD screen on. The above figures comply with CIPA testing standards and apply when fully-charged batteries are used.
23 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)
All data are based on Canon's Standard Test Method. Subject to change without notice.
Canon, PowerShot and DIGIC are registered trademarks, and SELPHY and PIXMA are trademarks, of Canon Inc. in the United States and may also be registered trademarks or trademarks in other countries. Microsoft, Windows and the Windows logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of the Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. Mac is a trademark of Apple Computer, Inc., registered in the United States and other countries. All other products and brand names are registered trademarks, trademarks or service marks of their respective owners.

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