Canon SX1 IS Specifications

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PowerShot SX1 IS Specifications

Type of Camera
Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 20x Optical/4x Digital/80x Combined Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer System
Image Capture Device
Type
10.0 Megapixel, 1/2.3-inch type CMOS sensor
Total Pixels
Approx. 11.8 Megapixels
Effective Pixels
Approx. 10.0 Megapixels
Lens
Focal Length
5.0-100.0mm f/2.8-5.7 (35mm film equivalent: 28-560mm)
Digital Zoom
4x
Focusing Range
Normal: 1.6 ft./50cm-infinity (W), 3.3 ft./1m-infinity (T)
Macro: 3.9 in.-1.6 ft./10-50cm (W)
Super Macro: 0-3.9 in./0-10cm (W)
Autofocus System
TTL Autofocus, Manual focus
Viewfinder & Monitor
Viewfinder
TFT color
LCD Monitor
2.8-inch TFT color LCD widescreen with wide viewing angle
LCD Pixels
Approx. 230,000 pixels
LCD Coverage
100%
Aperture and Shutter
Maximum Aperture
f/2.8 (W) - f/5.7 (T)
Shutter Speed
15-1/3200 sec.; Long Shutter operates with noise reduction when manually set at 1.3-15 sec.
Exposure Control
ISO Sensitivity
Auto, High ISO 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, Manual Exposure, i-Contrast, Program Shift, Safety Shift, Auto ISO Shift; 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, Manual, Red-eye Reduction, Auto Red-eye Correction, Flash On, Flash Off; FE Lock, Safety FE, Slow Synchro
Flash Range
1.6-15.7 ft./50cm-4.8m (W), 3.3-8.5 ft./1-2.6m (T) (when sensitivity is set to ISO Auto)
Recycling Time
7 sec. or less (battery voltage=6V)
Flash Exposure Compensation
+/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
Shooting Specifications
Shooting Modes
Auto, P, Av, Tv, M, C, Portrait, Landscape, Sports, Special Scene (Foliage, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Fireworks, Aquarium, Night Scene, Indoor, ISO 3200, Color Accent, Color Swap, Long Shutter), Super Macro, Night Snapshot, Stitch Assist, Movie
Photo Effects
My Colors
Vivid, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Custom
Self-Timer
Activates shutter after an approx. 2-sec./10-sec. delay, Face Detection Self-timer
Wireless Control
Available with optional Wireless Controller WC-DC300
Continuous Shooting
Normal: approx. 4.0 fps; AF: approx. 1.1 fps; LV: approx. 1.2 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, RAW
JPEG Compression Mode
Still Image: Exif 2.2 (JPEG)
Movie: MOV (Image: H.264; Audio: Linear PCM (Stereo))
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), 3840 x 2160 (Widescreen L), 1920 x 1080 (Widescreen S), RAW (3648 x 2736)
Movie: High Definition: 1920 x 1080 (30 fps); Standard Definition: 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps), available up to 4GB or 29 min. 59 sec. (HD)/60 min. (SD) per clip
Number of Recordable Images
  Large (L)Medium 1 (M1)Medium 2 (M2)
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File Size (KB)4,3322,5651,2262,7201,6207802,0021,116556
2GB4487491,5367141,1812,3639601,7073,235
8GB1,7922,9946,1402,8554,7239,4463,8376,82212,927

  Medium 3 (M3)Small (S)Large Widescreen (LW)
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File Size (KB)1,002558278249150843,6002,1321,019
2GB1,8623,2356,1466,83010,24515,3685389031,862
8GB7,44212,92724,56227,29140,93761,4062,1543,6117,442

  Small Widescreen (SW)RAW
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File Size (KB)1,09560430013,50016,065
2GB1,7073,0735,588130110
8GB6,82212,28022,329523442
Time of Recordable Movies
  Full HDStandard Definition
1,920 x 1,080640 x 480320 x 240
30 fps30 fps30 fps
Movie size (KB/sec.)5,2961,402480
2GB6 min. 07 sec.22 min. 45 sec.1 hr. 4 min. 1 sec.
8GB24 min. 30 sec.1 hr. 30 min. 57 sec.4 hr. 15 min. 51 sec.
Note: N=Normal F=Fine SF=SuperFine
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, My Colors, My Category, Transition Effects, Histogram, Overexposure Warning, Index, Slide Show, Red-eye Correction, Trimming, Resize, Image Inspection Tool, i-Contrast
Movie: Normal Playback, Special Playback, Editing, Auto Rotate, Resume
Erasing Specifications
Erase Modes
Still Image: single image, select range, select by date, select by category, select by folder, 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
Stereo
Other
Mini-HDMI cable: connection to high definition monitor; 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 (x4) 2. Rechargeable AA-size Ni-MH Battery (x4) (NB-3AH) 3. Compact Power Adapter CA-PS700 (optional)
Shooting Capacity
Still Image: approx. 160 shots (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 420 shots (AA-size Ni-MH Battery (NB-3AH)) *
Playback Time
Approx. 720 min. (AA-size Battery), approx. 840 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)
5.02 x 3.48 x 3.45 in./127.5 x 88.3 x 87.7mm
Weight
Approx. 20.6 oz./585g (camera body only)
(Specifications as represented by the manufacturer)

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