Canon A480 Specifications

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Canon PowerShot A480

Type of Camera
Type of Camera
Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 3.3x Optical/4x Digital/13x Combined Zoom
Image Capture Device
Type
10.0 Megapixel, 1/2.3-inch type Charge Coupled Device (CCD)
Total Pixels
Approx. 10.3 Megapixels
Effective Pixels
Approx. 10.0 Megapixels
Lens
Focal Length
6.6-21.6mm f/3.0-5.8 (35mm film equivalent: 37-122mm)
Digital Zoom
4x
Focusing Range
Normal: 1.6 ft./50cm-infinity
Macro: 1.2 in.-1.6 ft./3-50cm (W), 9.8 in.-1.6 ft./25-50cm (T)
Autofocus System
TTL Autofocus
Viewfinder & Monitor
Viewfinder
N/A
LCD Monitor
2.5-inch TFT color LCD
LCD Pixels
Approx. 115,000 pixels
LCD Coverage
100%
Aperture and Shutter
Maximum Aperture
f/3.0 (W) - f/5.8 (T)
Shutter Speed
15-1/2000 sec.; Long Shutter operates with noise reduction when manually set at 1.3-15 sec.
Exposure Control
ISO Sensitivity
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; AE Lock
Exposure Compensation
+/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
White Balance
White Balance Control
Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom
Flash
Built-in Flash
Auto, Red-eye Reduction, Auto Red-eye Correction, Flash On, Flash Off; FE lock, Slow Synchro
Flash Range
1-9.8 ft./30cm-3.0m (W), 1-6.6 ft./30cm-2.0m (T) (when sensitivity is set to ISO Auto)
Recycling Time
10 sec. or less (battery voltage=3.0V)
Flash Exposure Compensation
N/A
Shooting Specifications
Shooting Modes
Auto, P, Special Scene (Portrait, Foliage, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Fireworks, Aquarium, Long Shutter, Super Macro, Indoor, Kids & Pets, Night Snapshot), Movie
Photo Effects
My Colors
Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Custom
Self-Timer
Activates shutter after an approx. 2-sec./10-sec. delay, Custom
Wireless Control
N/A
Continuous Shooting
Approx. 0.8 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 Compression
Normal, Fine, SuperFine
JPEG Compression Mode
Still Image: Exif 2.2 (JPEG)
Movie: AVI (Image: Motion JPEG; Audio: WAVE (Monaural))
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), 3648 x 2048 (Widescreen)
Movie: Standard Definition: 640 x 480 (30 fps/30 fps LP), 320 x 240 (30 fps)
Available up to 4GB or 60 minutes per clip
Number of Recordable Images
 Large (L)Medium 1 (M1)Medium 2 (M2)Medium 3 (M3)
FNFNFNFN
File Size (KB)2,5651,2261,6207801,116556558278
2GB7491,5361,1812,3631,7073,2353,2356,146
8GB2,9946,1404,7239,4466,82212,92712,92724,562

  Small (S)Widescreen (W)
FNFN
File Size (KB)150841,920918
2GB10,24515,3681,0072,048
8GB40,93761,4064,0268,187
Time of Recordable Movies
  Standard, Color Accent, Color Swap
640 x 480320 x 240
30 fps30 fps LP30 fps
Movie size (KB/sec.)1,920960660
2GB16 min. 47 sec.33 min. 02 sec.46 min. 33 sec.
8GB1 hr. 07 min. 06 sec. 2 hr. 12 min. 03 sec. 3 hr. 06 min. 04 sec.
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 Specifications
Playback Modes File
Still Image: Single, Magnification (approx. 2x-10x), Jump, Rotate, Resume, Transition Effects, Histogram, Index (9 thumbnails), Over Exposure Warning, Slide Show, Red-eye Correction, Resize, Image Inspection Tool
Movie: Normal Playback, Special Playback, Resume
Erasing Specifications
Erase Modes
Still Image: single image, all images
Movie: any movie file
Interfaces
Computer Interface
USB 2.0 Hi-Speed (mini-B jack)
Video Out
NTSC/PAL
Audio Out
Monaural
Other
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
Power Source
1. AA-size Alkaline Battery (x2)
2. Rechargeable AA-size Ni-MH Battery (x2) (NB-3AH)
3. AC Adapter Kit ACK800 (optional)
Shooting Capacity
Still Image: approx. 200 shots (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 470 shots (AA-size Ni-MH Battery (NB-3AH)) *
Playback Time
Approx. 480 min. (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 600 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 (WxHxD)
3.63 x 2.44 x 1.22 in./92.1 x 62.0 x 31.1mm
Weight
Approx. 4.94 oz./140g (camera body only)
Note: Note: 26 display languages provided (English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Simplified/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.

(Specifications as represented by the manufacturer)


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