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Canon SD1200 Specifications

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SD1200 IS Specifications

Type of Camera
Type of Camera
Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 3x Optical/4x Digital/12x Combined Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer System
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
6.2-18.6mm f/2.8-4.9 (35mm film equivalent: 35-105mm)
Digital Zoom
4x
Focusing Range
Normal: 1.0 ft./30cm-infinity (W)
Macro: 1.2 in.-1.6 ft./3-50cm (W), 1-1.6 ft./30-50cm (T)
Digital Macro: 1.2-3.9 in./3-10cm (W)
Autofocus System
TTL Autofocus
Viewfinder & Monitor
Viewfinder
Real-image optical zoom viewfinder
LCD Monitor
2.5-inch TFT color LCD widescreen with wide viewing angle (PureColor LCD II)
LCD Pixels
Approx. 230,000 pixels
LCD Coverage
100%
Aperture and Shutter
Maximum Aperture
f/2.8 (W) - f/4.9 (T)
Shutter Speed
15-1/1500 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, i-Contrast; AE Lock
Exposure Compensation
+/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
White Balance
White Balance Control
Auto,* Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom

* Control to incorporate facial brightness in Face Detection AF

Flash
Built-in Flash
Auto, Red-eye Reduction, Auto Red-eye Correction, Flash On, Flash Off; FE lock, Slow Synchro
Flash Range
1-14 ft./30cm-4.2m (W), 1-7.9 ft./30cm-2.4m (T) (when sensitivity is set to ISO Auto)
Recycling Time
10 sec. or less (battery voltage=3.7V)
Flash Exposure Compensation
N/A
Shooting Specifications
Shooting Modes
Auto, Program, Portrait, Foliage, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Fireworks, Aquarium, Underwater, ISO 3200, Indoor, Kids & Pets, Night Snapshot, Digital Macro, Long Shutter, Movie
Photo Effects
My Colors
Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Custom
Self-Timer
Activates shutter after an approx. 2-sec./10-sec. delay, Face Detection Self-timer
Wireless Control
Not available
Continuous Shooting
Approx. 1.4 fps
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
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), 320 x 240 (30 fps)
Available up to 4GB or 60 min. per clip
Number of Recordable Images
  Large (L) Medium 1 (M1) Medium 2 (M2) Medium 3 (M3)
F N F N F N F N
File Size (KB) 2,565 1,226 1,620 780 1,116 556 558 278
2GB 749 1,536 1,181 2,363 1,707 3,235 3,235 6,146
8GB 2,994 6,140 4,723 9,446 6,822 12,927 12,927 24,562

  Small (S) Widescreen (W)
F N F N
File Size (KB) 150 84 1,920 918
2GB 10,245 15,368 1,007 2,048
8GB 40,937 61,406 4,026 8,187
Time of Recordable Movies
  Standard, Color Accent, Color Swap
640 x 480 320 x 240
30 fps 30 fps LP 30 fps
Movie size (KB/sec.) 1,963 1,003 703
2GB 16 min. 00 sec. 30 min. 07 sec. 40 min. 58 sec.
8GB 1 hr. 03 min. 57 sec. 2 hr. 00 min. 23 sec. 2 hr. 43 min. 44 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, Auto Rotate, Rotate, Resume, Transition Effects, Histogram, Overexposure Warning, Index (9 thumbnails), Slide Show, Red-eye Correction, Resize, Image Inspection Tool, i-Contrast
Movie: Normal Playback, Special Playback, Auto Rotate, Resume
Erasing Specifications
Erase Modes
Still Image: single image, all images
Movie: part of movie, all of movie
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 Photo Printers and PictBridge-compatible printers via camera's USB 2.0 Hi-Speed cable
Power Supply
Power Source
1. Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery NB-6L
2. AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC40 (optional)
Shooting Capacity
Still Image: approx. 260 shots* (LCD on)/700 shots (LCD off)
Playback Time
Approx. 360 min.

* 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)
3.48 x 2.16 x 0.86 in./88.5 x 54.8 x 21.8mm
Weight
Approx. 4.23 oz./120g (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.

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