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PowerShot SX30 IS
Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 35x Optical/4x Digital/140x Combined Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer System
14.1 Megapixel, 1/2.3-inch type Charge Coupled Device (CCD)
Approx. 14.5 Megapixels
Approx. 14.1 Megapixels
35x zoom: 4.3 (W) - 150.5 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent: 24 (W) - 840(T) mm)
Auto: 0 in./0 cm - infinity (W), 4.6 ft./1.4 m - infinity (T);Normal: 2.0 in./ 5 cm - infinity (W), 4.6 ft./1.4 m - infinity (T);Macro: 0 in. - 1.6 ft./ 0 - 50 cm (W)Manual Focus: 0 in./0 cm - infinity (W), 4.6 ft./1.4 m - infinity (T)
TTL Autofocus, manual focus
Electronic Viewfinder available
2.7-inch TFT color LCD (Vari-angle type with wide viewing angle)
Approx. 230,000 pixels
f/2.7 (W) - f/5.8 (T)
- The following f/numbers are available in Av or M:
W: f/2.7, 3.2, 3.5, 4.0, 4.5, 5.0, 5.6, 6.3, 7.1, 8.0
T: f/5.8, 6.3, 7.1, 8.0
1 - 1/3200 sec.
15 - 1/3200 sec. (Total shutter speed range)
- Shutter speeds differs depending on the shooting mode.
- Shutter speeds available in Tv and M:
15, 13, 10, 8, 6, 5, 4, 3.2, 2.5, 2, 1.6, 1.3, 1, 0.8, 0.6, 0.5, 0.4, 0.3,1/4, 1/5, 1/6, 1/8, 1/10, 1/13, 1/15, 1/20, 1/25, 1/30, 1/40, 1/50, 1/60, 1/80,1/100, 1/125, 1/160, 1/200, 1/250, 1/320, 1/400, 1/500, 1/640, 1/800, 1/1000,1/1250, 1/1500, 1/1600, 1/2000, 1/2500, 1/3200 (Units: sec.)
Auto, ISO 80/100/200/400/800/1600 equivalent (Camera automatically sets the optimal ISO speed according to shooting mode.)
Light Metering Method
Evaluative*, Center-weighted average, Spot*** Control to incorporate facial brightness in Face Detection AF** Metering frame is fixed to the center*2 Fixed to center
Exposure Control Method
+/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
White Balance Control
Auto*, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Custom*Facial color is evaluated in Face AiAF.
Auto, Red-eye Reduction, Auto Red-eye Correction, Flash On, Flash Off; FE lock, Slow Synchro, Smart Flash
1.6 - 19 ft. (W), 4.6 - 9.2 ft. (T), (50 cm - 5.8 m (W), 1.4 - 2.8 m (T))
10 sec. or less (battery voltage=7.4V)
Flash Exposure Compensation
+/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
Smart AUTO, P, Tv, Av, M, C1, C2, Portrait, Landscape, Sports, SCN*1, Movie*2
*1Smart Shutter*3, Low Light, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Color Accent, Color Swap, Fisheye Effect, Miniature Effect, Beach, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks, Stitch Assist
*2Smart AUTO available
*3 Smile, Wink, Self-timer, Face Self-timer
My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Color*
* Adjustment of contrast, sharpness, saturation, red, green, blue and skin tone are available
Custom*/approx. 10-sec. delay/approx. 2-sec. delay* Delay time (0 - 10 sec. (in one-second increments), 20/25/30 sec.) and number of shots(1 - 10 shots (in one-shot increments)) can be specified.
Normal: Approx. 1.3 shots/sec. (when shooting in P mode),Approx. 3.6 shots/sec. (when shooting in Low Light mode)
AF: Approx. 0.6 shots/sec. (when shooting in P mode),Approx. 1.0 shots/sec. (when shooting in Low Light mode)
LV: Approx. 0.6 shots/sec. (when shooting in P mode),Approx. 1.1 shots/sec. (when shooting in Low Light mode)
- Under conditions where the flash does not fire automatically.
- Differs depending on the zoom position.
SD/SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card, MultiMediaCard, MMC Plus Card, HC MMC Plus Card
Design rule for camera file system, DPOF Version 1.1 compliant
Image Recording Format
Number of Recording Pixels
Still Image: 4320 x 3240 (Large), 3072 x 2304 (Medium 1), 1600 x 1200 (Medium 2)*, 640 x 480 (Small), 3744 x 2104 (Widescreen), * Same as when shooting in Low Light
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
- Easy, Auto Rotate (Automatic vertical/horizontal detection), Resume Playback, Image Advance (Operation Tools, Transition effects, Scroll Display), Rotate, Favorites, My Category, Jump, Slide Show (Playback Interval, Repeat, Effect, Playlist), Smart Shuffle- Still Images: Single, Index, Magnification, Trimming, Resize, Focus Check, Histogram, Overexposure Warning.- Videos: Normal Playback*, Editing, slow motion **, pause, first frame, last frame, next frame, previous frame, fast forward, fast rewind* Auto settings available in 5 levels** 5 levels (including normal playback), sound not available.
Still Image: single image, select range, all images. Video: any video file
USB 2.0 Hi-Speed USB (dedicated female connector with unified type of digital, audio and video)*2 mini-B compatible.
Analog: NTSC/PAL, digital: HDMI mini connector
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
1. Battery Pack NB-7L
2. AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC50
Approx. 400 shots (electronic viewfinder)Approx. 370 shots (LCD monitor)
Approx. 10 hours
Dimensions (W x H x D)
4.84 x 3.64 x 4.24 in. / 122.9 x 92.4 x 107.7mm
- CIPA compliant
Approx. 21.2 oz. / 601g (camera, including batteries and memory card)Note: 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).All data are based on Canon's Standard Test Method. Subject to change without notice. Canon, DIGIC, PIXMA and PowerShot are registered trademarks of Canon Inc. in the United States and may also be registered trademarks or trademarks in other countries. Microsoft and Windows 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.
† Prices and specifications subject to change without notice. Actual prices are determined by individual dealers and may vary.
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PowerShot DIGITAL CAMERA LIMITED WARRANTY
For The U.S.A. and Canada Only
PowerShot DIGITAL CAMERA LIMITED WARRANTY
For The U.S.A. and Canada Only
The limited warranty set forth below is given by Canon U.S.A., Inc. (Canon U.S.A.) in the United States or Canon Canada Inc., (Canon Canada) in Canada with respect to the Canon-brand PowerShot Digital Camera (the "Product") purchased with this limited warranty*, when purchased and used in the United States or Canada. The Product purchased with this limited warranty is the only PowerShot Digital Camera to which this limited warranty applies.
Canon U.S.A., Inc. and Canon Canada Inc. (collectively "Canon") warrant to the original end-user purchaser, when delivered to you in new condition in its original container, that this PowerShot Digital Camera Product (the "Product") will be free from defects in materials and workmanship under normal use and service for a period of one (1) year from the date of original purchase. Product returned to a Canon USA repair facility and proven to be defective upon inspection will, in Canon's sole discretion and at no charge, be (a) repaired utilizing new, remanufactured, repaired and/or recycled parts; (b) exchanged for a new Product or; (c) exchanged for a refurbished Product, as determined by the Canon USA repair facility. Warranty exchange or replacement does not extend the original warranty period of the Product.
THIS WARRANTY DOES NOT COVER ANY ACCESSORIES. This limited warranty shall only apply if the Product is used in conjunction with compatible computer equipment and compatible software, as to which items Canon U.S.A. or Canon Canada, shall have no responsibility. Non-Canon brand equipment and software that may be distributed with the Product are sold "as is" and without warranty of any kind by Canon , including any implied warranty regarding merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, and all such warranties are disclaimed. The sole warranty, if any, with the respect to such non-Canon brand items is given by the manufacturer or producer thereof.
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- Use of parts or supplies (other than those sold by Canon U.S.A. or Canon Canada) that cause damage to the Product or cause abnormally frequent service calls or service problems.
- If the Product has had its serial number or dating altered or removed.
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You may obtain technical support** for your Product as follows:
E-mail support via our Web site at www.usa.canon.com/support
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You may obtain technical support** for your Product as follows:
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** Technical support program specifics subject to change without notice.
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*The battery pack packaged with the Product carries a separate ninety (90) day limited warranty.
Compatible Supplies & Accessories
Canon offers a wide range of compatible supplies and accessories that can enhance your user experience with you PowerShot SX30 IS that you can purchase direct. Scroll down to easily select items to add to your shopping cart for a faster, easier checkout. Visit the Canon Online Store
67mm Circular Polarizer PL-CB
Filter enhances picture quality by blocking harmful reflected light.
67mm Protect Filter
These filters can help protect your lens against dust, moisture, fingerprints, scratches and damage and can be kept on your lens at all times. Filter fits select lenses with a 67mm diameter.
AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC50
AC Power Adapter for the selected Canon G series and SX series.
Battery Charger CB-2LZ
Battery Charger CB-2LZ is for the Canon Battery Pack NB-7L.
Battery Pack NB-7L
The NB-7L Lithium-Ion Battery Pack for Canon G10 Digital Cameras.
Belkin Mini HDMI RTL
This cable is designed for connecting to your television's component input so that you can playback both high-definition video and multichannel, digital audio quality through just one cable.
DELUXE SOFT CASE PSC-4100
This deluxe nylon/imitation leather case is designed to fit the selected PowerShot SX series digital camera safely and securely.
Delux Soft Case PSC-4200
This specially designed soft carrying case provides stylish protection to your PowerShot camera while on the go, or for storage.
Filter Adapter FA-DC67A
This adapter is required for the 67mm lens filter on the selected PowerShot SX series.
Filter UV Haze 67mm
Mini-HDMI Cable: connects Canon HD Camcorders/select PowerShot Cameras to HDMI compatible TV.
Interface Cable IFC-400PCU
The Canon IFC-400PCU USB Interface Cable enables you to transfer your camera pictures to a computer fast. The cable connects to your camera and to the USB port on your PC or MAC Computer. Comes standard with the EOS 1Ds Mark III, 1D Mark IV, 1D Mark III, 1Ds Mark II, 1D Mark II N, 1D Mark II, 5D Mark II, 7D, 5D, 50D, 40D, 30D, 20D, 10D, Digital Rebel XTi, Digital Rebel XT and Digital Rebel. Please see Compatibility tab for compatible models.
Lens Hood LH-DC60
The addition of the lens hood can prevent flares.
Video Cable AVC-DC400ST
Enables direct image display from the EOS to an HD television or a similar display device. Comes standard with the EOS 1D Mark IV, 7D, 60D, Rebel T3i and Rebel T2i. Please see Compatibility tab for compatible models.