Canon PowerShot A470 Specifications

Canon PowerShot A470

Canon PowerShot A470 (Gray)

Part Number: 2503B001

General

  • Depth
    1.6 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    7.1 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Total Pixels
    7400000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    7100000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.5"
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 400, ISO 80, ISO 800, ISO auto
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, evaluative, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, program
  • Shooting Programs
    aquarium, beach, sunset, fireworks, foliage, indoor, kids & pets, macro, night snapshot, portrait mode, snow
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Neutral, Sepia, Vivid
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, fluorescent light (cool white), fluorescent light (warm white), tungsten light
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/2000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    15 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps

Display

  • Display Format
    115,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in

Camera Flash

  • Type
    built-in flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    1 ft - 10 ft
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Features
    AF illuminator
  • Flash Modes
    auto mode, fill-in mode, flash OFF mode, red-eye reduction, slow synchro

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    104 °F
  • Humidity Range Operating
    10 - 90%

Carrying Case

  • Type
    none

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certification
    Certified for Windows Vista
  • Color
    gray
  • Color Category
    gray
  • Certified for Windows Vista
    Certified for Windows Vista software and devices have undergone compatibility tests for ease-of-use, better performance and enhanced security.

Lens System

  • Optical Zoom
    3.4 x
  • Lens Aperture
    f/3.0-5.8
  • Min Focal Length
    6.3 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    21.6 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    38 m
  • Min Focus Distance
    18.5 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    0.4 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Group Qty
    6
  • Element Qty
    7
  • Lens Brand
    Canon
  • Features
    aspherical lens, built-in lens shield

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    MultiMediaCard, MultiMediaCardplus, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card
  • Included Memory Card
    32 MB SD
  • Image Storage
    Super-fine JPEG 3072 x 2304 : 9 - with 32MB card - 3 MB
    Fine JPEG 3072 x 2304 : 15 - with 32MB card - 1.9 MB
    Normal JPEG 3072 x 2304 : 32 - with 32MB card - 902 KB
    Super-fine JPEG 2592 x 1944 : 11 - with 32MB card - 2.5 MB
    Fine JPEG 2592 x 1944 : 20 - with 32MB card - 1.4 MB
    Normal JPEG 2592 x 1944 : 41 - with 32MB card - 695 KB
    Super-fine JPEG 2048 x 1536 : 18 - with 32MB card - 1.6 MB
    Fine JPEG 2048 x 1536 : 32 - with 32MB card - 893 KB
    Normal JPEG 2048 x 1536 : 64 - with 32MB card - 445 KB
    Super-fine JPEG 1600 x 1200 : 29 - with 32MB card - 1 MB
    Fine JPEG 1600 x 1200 : 52 - with 32MB card - 558 KB
    Normal JPEG 1600 x 1200 : 99 - with 32MB card - 278 KB
    Super-fine JPEG 640 x 480 : 111 - with 32MB card - 249 KB
    Fine JPEG 640 x 480 : 171 - with 32MB card - 150 KB
    Normal JPEG 640 x 480 : 270 - with 32MB card - 84 KB
    Super-fine JPEG 3072 x 1728 : 12 - with 32MB card - 2.3 MB
    Fine JPEG 3072 x 1728 : 20 - with 32MB card - 1.4 MB
    Normal JPEG 3072 x 1728 : 42 - with 32MB card - 678 KB
  • Video Capture
    AVI - 640 x 480 - 20 fps - 22 sec - with 32MB built-in memory
    AVI - 640 x 480 - 20 fps - 45 sec - with 32MB built-in memory
    AVI - 320 x 240 - 30 fps - 43 sec - with 32MB built-in memory
    AVI - 160 x 120 - 15 fps - 210 sec - with 32MB built-in memory

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    none
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    Color

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    1.9 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Features
    RGB primary color filter, audio recording, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, date/time stamp, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, histogram display, in-camera red-eye removal, resizing an image

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Type
    USB, composite video/audio output
  • Qty
    1

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/2000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    15 sec

Software

  • Type
    Canon ImageBrowser, Canon PhotoStitch, Canon ZoomBrowser EX, Drivers & Utilities

Battery

  • Technology
    alkaline
  • Battery Type
    AA
  • Details
    2 x AA alkaline battery ( included )
    2 x AA NiMH rechargeable battery
  • Battery Form Factor
    standard form factor
  • Supported Battery Form Factor
    AA

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS X 10.3.x - 10.4.x, MS Windows 2000, MS Windows Vista, MS Windows XP
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

Header

  • Brand
    Canon
  • Product Line
    Canon PowerShot
  • Model
    A470
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    compact
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    1.9 frames per second
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 400, ISO 80, ISO 800, ISO auto
  • ISO (Max)
    1600
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Neutral, Sepia, Vivid
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Features
    RGB primary color filter, audio recording, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, date/time stamp, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, histogram display, in-camera red-eye removal, resizing an image

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, evaluative, spot
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, program
  • Shooting Programs
    aquarium, beach, sunset, fireworks, foliage, indoor, kids & pets, macro, night snapshot, portrait mode, snow

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, fluorescent light (cool white), fluorescent light (warm white), tungsten light

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    4.1 in
  • Height
    2.2 in
  • Weight
    5.82 oz

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    7.1 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.5"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    10.2 mm ( 1/2.5" )
  • Total Pixels
    7400000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    7100000 pixels

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in
  • Diagonal Size
    2.5 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    6.4 cm
  • Display Format
    115,000 pixels

Camera Memory

  • Internal Storage Type
    none
  • Memory Card Form Factor
    SD Memory Card
  • Included Memory Card Capacity
    32 MB
  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    MultiMediaCard, MultiMediaCardplus, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card

Camera Specifications

  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, PictBridge support, direct print

Flash Range Details

  • Min Shooting Distance
    1 ft
  • Max Shooting Distance
    10 ft

Still Image Storage Capacity

  • Image Quality
    fine, normal, super-fine
  • Image Resolution
    1600 x 1200, 3072 x 1728, 3072 x 2304, 640 x 480, 2048 x 1536, 2592 x 1944
  • Still Image Format
    JPEG
  • Image File Size
    1 MB, 1.4 MB, 3 MB, 445 KB, 558 KB, 678 KB, 695 KB, 84 KB, 893 KB, 902 KB, 1.6 MB, 1.9 MB, 150 KB, 2.3 MB, 2.5 MB, 249 KB, 278 KB
  • Storage Capacity
    11 Ah, 111 Ah, 32 Ah, 41 Ah, 42 Ah, 52 Ah, 64 Ah, 9 Ah, 99 Ah, 12 Ah, 15 Ah, 171 Ah, 18 Ah, 20 Ah, 270 Ah, 29 Ah
  • Comments
    with 32MB card

Video Capture

  • Digital Video Format
    AVI
  • Image Resolution
    160 x 120, 320 x 240, 640 x 480
  • Frame Rate
    15 frames per second, 20 frames per second, 30 frames per second
  • Capacity
    210 sec, 22 sec, 43 sec, 45 sec
  • Comments
    with 32MB built-in memory

Supported Battery Details

  • Quantity
    2
  • Form Factor
    AA
  • Details
    NiMH rechargeable battery, alkaline battery
  • Included
    included

General

  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Where to Buy

Canon PowerShot A470 (Gray)

Part Number: 2503B001

MSRP: $199.99

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