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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 35mm AF lens/shutter camera with built-in retractable flash and zoom lens. Quartz date/caption functions available only on Sure Shot Z90w Caption model.
Zoom Range 24 x 36mm.
Lens 28-90mm f/4.5-9.9, 7 elements in 6 groups.
Type 3-point Active and Passive Hybrid AF with 3-point metering, automatic selection.
Center 1-point AF Yes
Standard 1.5 ft. to infinity/0.45m to infinity.
Macro Mode No
Type Real-image zoom viewfinder covers approx. 84% Coverage. 0.33x magnification in WIDE; 0.87x magnification in TELE.
Dioptric Adjustment (Picture frame, Close-up range mark, AF frame. Green LED Light ON: AF in focus; Blinking: Close-range warning. Orange LED Light ON: Flash recycled; Blinking: Slow Shutter Speed warning) Yes
Exposure Control Determined by film speed and AF distance.
Type Modes N/A
Recycling Time Approximately 5 seconds with fresh battery.
Flash Operating Range (ISO 100) (with ISO 100 color negative film): WIDE 2-12 ft./0.6-3.7m; TELE 2-7.5 ft./0.6-2.3m.
Dial Types Modes N/A
Film Speed Setting ISO 25-3200 automatically set (in 1-stop increments by DX code.)
Film Loading / Advance / Rewind Fully automatic. Mid-roll rewind (possible)
Shutter Speeds Combination aperture and program electromagnetic drive shutter.
Self Timer Electronically controlled with 10-second delay.
Continuous Shooting No
Remote Control ((Optional): (Caption model only) Infrared, 2-second delay shutter release, up to 16.4ft. directly in front of camera and up to 11.5 ft. at periphery.) Optional
Type One CR123A (3V)
Dimensions (W x H x D) 4.6 x 2.5 1.7 in/117 x 64 x 4 mm
All data are based on Canon's Standard Test Method. Subject to change without notice.



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