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PowerShot SX120 IS

PowerShot SX120 IS PowerShot SX120 IS Body AA-size Alkaline Battery (x2) SD Memory Card SDC-128MB Wrist Strap WS-800 Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM USB Interface Cable IFC-400PCU AV Cable AVC-DC400

Specifications

Type


Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 10x Optical/4x Digital/40x Combined Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer System

Type


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

Total Pixels


Approx. 10.3 Megapixels

Effective Pixels


Approx. 10.0 Megapixels

Focal Length


6.0 (W) - 60.0mm (T) f/2.8 (W) - f/4.3 (T)
(35mm equivalent: 36 (W) - 360 (T) mm)

Digital Zoom


4x

Focusing Range


Normal: 1.6 ft./50cm-infinity (W), 3.3 ft./1m-infinity (T)
Macro: 0.4 in.-1.6 ft./1-50cm (W)

Autofocus System


TTL Autofocus

Optical Viewfinder


None

LCD Monitor


3.0-inch low-temperature polycrystalline silicon TFT color LCD with wide viewing angle

LCD Pixels


Approx. 230,000 pixels

LCD Coverage


100%

Maximum Aperture


f/2.8 (W) - f/4.3 (T)

Shutter Speed


15-1/2500 sec. (settable in Tv and M)

Sensitivity


Auto, ISO 80/100/200/400/800/1600 equivalent
(Subject movement is taken into account while shooting in Auto and Easy modes)

Light Metering Method


Evaluative*, Center-weighted average, spot**
* Facial brightness is also evaluated in Face Detect AF
** Fixed to center

Exposure Control Method


Program AE, Manual; AE Lock, Program Shift, Safety Shift, Auto ISO Shift

Exposure Compensation


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

White Balance Control


Auto*, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom
*The color of faces is evaluated in Face Detect

Built-in Flash


Auto, Auto w/Red-eye Reduction, Flash On, Flash On w/Red-eye Reduction, Flash Off; FE lock, Safety FE, Slow Synchro

Flash Range


50 cm - 4.0 m (W), 1.0 cm - 2.5 m (T) (1.6 - 13 ft. (W), 3.3 - 8.2 ft. (T))

Recycling Time


12 sec. or less (battery voltage: 3.0 V)
- LCD monitor is turned off during flash charging (Except when turning on the power)

Flash Exposure Compensation


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

Shooting Modes


Auto*, P, Av, Tv, M, Easy, Portrait, Landscape, Special Scene (Foliage, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Fireworks, Aquarium, ISO 3200), Indoor, Kids & Pets, Night Snapshot, Movie, Night Scene
* Automatically detects the shooting scene.

Photo Effects


My Colors
My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Custom Color*
*Adjustment of contrast, sharpness and saturation is available.
- Saving original image is not available.

Self Timer


Activates shutter after an approx. 2-sec./10-sec. delay, Custom*, Face Self-Timer**
* Shooting start time (0-10 sec. (in 1-second increments), 15/20/30 sec.) and number of shots (1-10 (in one-shot increments)) can be specified.
** When the number of detected faces increases, the shutter is released after 2 sec. delay. However, if no face is detected for 30 seconds or more, the shooting operation starts automatically.

Wireless Control


Not available

Continuous Shooting


Normal: approx. 1.3 fps; AF: approx. 0.9 fps; LV: approx. 0.9 fps

Storage Media


SD/SDHC memory card, MultiMediaCard, MMCplus card, HC MMCplus card

File Format


Design rule for camera file system, DPOF (Version 1.1) compliant

Image Recording Format


Normal, Fine

JPEG Compression Mode


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

Number of Recording Pixels


Still Image: 3,648 x 2,736 (Large), 2,816 x 2,112 (Medium 1), 2,272 x 1,704 (Medium 2), 1,600 x 1,200 (Medium 3), 640 x 480 (Small), 3,648 x 2,048 (Widescreen)
Movie: 640 x 480 (30 fps/30 fps LP), 320 x 240 (30 fps) available up to 4GB or 60 minutes per clip.
- Data stamp is available in all recording pixels

Movie data


Note: N=Normal, F=Fine
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 Modes File


Still Image: Single, Magnification (approx. 2x-10x), Jump, Auto Rotate, Rotate, Resume, My Category, Transition Effects, Histogram, Index (4-100 thumbnails), Over Exposure Warning, Slide Show, Red-eye Correction, Resize, Easy;
Movie: Normal Playback, Special Playback, Auto Rotate, Resume, Easy

Erase Modes


Still Image: single image, select all images
- The image data stored in the memory card with the design rule for camera file systems format can be erased. However, protected images cannot be erased)
Movie: any movie file (files must be erased one at a time)

Computer Interface


Hi-Speed USB* (dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital audio and video**
* Use of USB logomark is not allowed.
** mini-B compatible.

Video Out


NTSC or PAL

Audio Out


Monaural

Other


Memory card slot; direct connection to Canon 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 (x2)
2. Rechargeable AA-size NiMH Battery NB-3AH (x2)
3. AC Adapter Kit ACK-800 (optional) Still Image: approx. 130 shots (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 370 shots (AA-size Ni-MH Battery)* Approx. 7 hrs. (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 9 hrs. (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 NiMH Battery NB-3AH (x2)
3. AC Adapter Kit ACK-800 (optional)

Shooting Capacity


Still Image: approx. 130 shots (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 370 shots (AA-size Ni-MH Battery)*

Playback Time


Approx. 7 hrs. (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 9 hrs. (AA-size Ni-MH Battery)
*LCD screen on. The above figures comply with CIPA testing standards and apply when fully-charged batteries are used.

Operating Temperature


32-104°F/0-40°C

Operating Humidity


10-90%

Dimensions (W x H x D)


4.35 x 2.77 x 1.76 in./110.6 x 70.4 x 44.7mm

Weight


Approx. 8.64 oz./245g (camera body only)26 display languages provided (English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Japanese, Russian, Portuguese, Korean, Greek, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Thai, Arabic, Romanian, Ukrainian, Farsi)

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