Canon PowerShot A480 Specifications

Canon PowerShot A480 (Silver)

Part Number: 3474B001 Released: March 17, 2009

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Width
    3.6 in
  • Depth
    1.2 in
  • Height
    2.4 in
  • Weight
    4.94 oz
  • Enclosure Color
    silver
  • Sensor Resolution
    10.0 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Total Pixels
    10300000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    10000000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.3"
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC III
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    5
  • Face Detection Detalis
    Face Detection AF/AE/FE/WB
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • AV Interfaces
    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, snow, sunset, beach, fireworks, foliage, indoor, kids & pets, macro, night snapshot, portrait mode
  • 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

Carrying Case

  • Included Accessories
    USB cable, audio / video cable, wrist strap

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%

Display

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

Lens System

  • Type
    3.3 x zoom lens - 6.6 - 21.6 mm - f/3.0-5.8
  • Lens Aperture
    f/3.0-5.8
  • Macro Focus Range
    0.4 in, 0.4 in - 19.7 in
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    37 m
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Min Focus Range
    19.7 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic
  • Optical Zoom
    3.3 x
  • Lens Brand
    Canon
  • Features
    UA lens, aspherical lens, built-in lens shield

Miscellaneous

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

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    MultiMediaCard, MultiMediaCardplus, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card
  • Included Memory Card
    128 MB SD, 32 MB SD
  • Video Capture
    AVI - 640 x 480 - 30 fps
    AVI - 320 x 240 - 30 fps

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    none

Manufacturer Warranty

  • Service & Support
    1 year warranty

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    0.8 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Features
    AF lock, Motion Detection Technology, RGB primary color filter, Motion Detection Technology, histogram display, RGB primary color filter, in-camera red-eye removal, audio recording, digital tele-converter, histogram display, in-camera red-eye removal, safety zoom

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    mono

Battery

  • Technology
    Alkaline, Nickel metal hydride
  • Battery Type
    AA
  • Details
    2 x AA alkaline battery ( included )
    2 x AA NiMH rechargeable battery ( optional )

Software

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

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS X 10.4 or later, MS Windows Vista, MS Windows XP
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

General

  • Manufacturer
    Canon

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Canon PowerShot A480 (Silver)

Part Number: 3474B001 Released: Mar 17, 2009
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