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PowerShot SX Series

PowerShot SX1 IS

PowerShot SX1 IS PowerShot SX1 IS Body AA-size Alkaline Battery (x4) Neck Strap NS-DC7 Wireless Controller WC-DC300 Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM USB Interface Cable IFC-400PCU Stereo Video Cable STV-250N Lens Hood LH-DC50 Lens Cap

Specifications

Type of Camera

Type

Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 20x Optical/4x Digital/80x Combined Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer System

Image Capture Device

Type

10.0 Megapixel, 1/2.3-inch type CMOS sensor

Total Pixels

Approx. 11.8 Megapixels

Effective Pixels

Approx. 10.0 Megapixels

Lens

Focal Length

5.0-100.0mm f/2.8-5.7 (35mm film equivalent: 28-560mm)

Digital Zoom

4x

Focusing Range

Normal: 1.6 ft./50cm-infinity (W), 3.3 ft./1m-infinity (T)
Macro: 3.9 in.-1.6 ft./10-50cm (W)
Super Macro: 0-3.9 in./0-10cm (W)

Autofocus System

TTL Autofocus, Manual focus

Viewfinders

Optical Viewfinder

TFT color

LCD Monitor

2.8-inch TFT color LCD widescreen with wide viewing angle

LCD Pixels

Approx. 230,000 pixels

LCD Coverage

100%

Aperture and Shutter

Maximum Aperture

f/2.8 (W) - f/5.7 (T)

Shutter Speed

15-1/3200 sec.; Long Shutter operates with noise reduction when manually set at 1.3-15 sec.

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, Manual Exposure, i-Contrast, Program Shift, Safety Shift, Auto ISO Shift; AE Lock

Exposure Compensation

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

White Balance

White Balance Control

Auto,* Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom
* Control to incorporate facial brightness in Face Detection AF

Flash

Built-in Flash

Auto, Manual, Red-eye Reduction, Auto Red-eye Correction, Flash On, Flash Off; FE Lock, Safety FE, Slow Synchro

Flash Range

1.6-15.7 ft./50cm-4.8m (W), 3.3-8.5 ft./1-2.6m (T) (when sensitivity is set to ISO Auto)

Recycling Time

7 sec. or less (battery voltage=6V)

Flash Exposure Compensation

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

Shooting Specifications

Shooting Modes

Auto, P, Av, Tv, M, C, Portrait, Landscape, Sports, Special Scene (Foliage, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Fireworks, Aquarium, Night Scene, Indoor, ISO 3200, Color Accent, Color Swap, Long Shutter), Super Macro, Night Snapshot, Stitch Assist, Movie

Photo Effects

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

Self Timer

Activates shutter after an approx. 2-sec./10-sec. delay, Face Detection Self-timer

Wireless Control

Available with optional Wireless Controller WC-DC300

Continuous Shooting

Normal: approx. 4.0 fps; AF: approx. 1.1 fps; LV: approx. 1.2 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, RAW

JPEG Compression Mode

Still Image: Exif 2.2 (JPEG)
Movie: MOV (Image: H.264; Audio: Linear PCM (Stereo))

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), 3840 x 2160 (Widescreen L), 1920 x 1080 (Widescreen S), RAW (3648 x 2736)
Movie: High Definition: 1920 x 1080 (30 fps); Standard Definition: 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps), available up to 4GB or 29 min. 59 sec. (HD)/60 min. (SD) per clip

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 Colors, My Category, Transition Effects, Histogram, Overexposure Warning, Index, Slide Show, Red-eye Correction, Trimming, Resize, Image Inspection Tool, i-Contrast
Movie: Normal Playback, Special Playback, Editing, Auto Rotate, Resume

Erasing Specifications

Erase Modes

Still Image: single image, select range, select by date, select by category, select by folder, 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

Mini-HDMI cable: connection to high definition monitor; 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 (x4) 2. Rechargeable AA-size Ni-MH Battery (x4) (NB-3AH)3. Compact Power Adapter CA-PS700 (optional) Still Image: approx. 160 shots (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 420 shots (AA-size Ni-MH Battery (NB-3AH)) * Approx. 720 min. (AA-size Battery), approx. 840 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 (x4) 2. Rechargeable AA-size Ni-MH Battery (x4) (NB-3AH)3. Compact Power Adapter CA-PS700 (optional)

Shooting Capacity

Still Image: approx. 160 shots (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 420 shots (AA-size Ni-MH Battery (NB-3AH)) *

Playback Time

Approx. 720 min. (AA-size Battery), approx. 840 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)

5.02 x 3.48 x 3.45 in./127.5 x 88.3 x 87.7mm

Weight

Approx. 20.6 oz./585g (camera body only)

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