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Software Development Kit

The Canon EOS Digital Camera Software Development Kit (EDSDK) enables developers to integrate select Canon cameras directly into their software application solutions, giving them access to remote camera control and communication functionality of the camera. There are two versions of the EDSDK compatible with Windows or Macintosh.

The Software Developer Kit is provided free of charge and can be found at https://developercommunity.usa.canon.com. To learn more please visit the Canon Developer Community site and register to download Canon’s SDKs.



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Type IX 240
Zoom Range N/A
Lens 23mm f/4.8
Type 1-point Active (above water only)
Center 1-point AF Yes
Servo AF No
Standard 2.0 ft/0.6m to infinity
Macro Mode 1.5-3.0 ft/0.45-0.9m
Type Albada type, 85% coverage
Dioptric Adjustment No
Exposure Control Program AE
Type Modes Standard/6-mode
Recycling Time Approx 3 seconds
Flash Operating Range (ISO 100) On Land: 2.0-7.5 f Underwater: 3.0-5.6ft/0.9;1.7mt/ 0.6-2.3m
Dial Types Modes Mode Dial/Main Switch, Flash Modes, Underwater Macro
Film Speed Setting ISO 25-10,000 set automatically
Film Loading / Advance / Rewind Drop-in/ Automatic/ Automatic, mid-roll rewind
Continuous Shooting No
Shutter Speeds 1/650 -1/2 second
Self Timer Electronically controlled, 10 sec, delay
Remote Control N/A
Type one CR2 ( 3V)
Capacity (24 Exp. rolls, 50 % Flash use) 18 x25 exp
Dimensions (W x H x D) 4.1 x 2.9 x 1.8 in/105 x 74.6 x 46.7mm



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