Canon PowerShot Digital Elph Specifications

Canon PowerShot SD550

Part Number: 0797B001 Released: September 15, 2005

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Bundled with
    Canon SELPHY CP510 Compact Photo Printer
  • Sensor Resolution
    7.1 Megapixel, 7.1 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Total Pixels
    7,400,000 pixels pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    7,100,000 pixels pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/1.8"
  • Optical Zoom
    3 x
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC II
  • Auto Focus
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • AV Interfaces
    composite video
  • Point-and-shoot highlights
    Video capture ability makes this camera ideal for social functions or vacation shots.
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 400
  • Exposure Metering
    spot
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic
  • Shooting Programs
    fireworks
  • Special Effects
    Black & White
  • White Balance
    automatic
  • White Balance Presets
    daylight
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/2000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    15 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps

Lens System

  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    37 - 111mm mm
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic
  • Min Focus Range
    19.7 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    2 in - 19.7 in
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Features
    built-in lens shield

Camera Flash

  • Camera Flash
    built-in flash
  • Flash Modes
    slow synchro
  • Features
    AF illuminator
  • Effective Flash Range
    1.6 ft - 15.7 ft, 1.6 ft - 15.7 ft

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    2 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    2 sec
  • Additional Features
    built-in speaker

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    Optical - real-image zoom, Optical - real-image zoom
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    Color

Display

  • Type
    2.5" LCD display
  • Resolution
    115,000 pixels
  • Display Features
    built-in

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    Mono

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Software

  • Software
    Drivers & Utilities

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    MS Windows 98 SE
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive

Miscellaneous

  • Included Accessories
    wrist strap
  • Body Material
    metal

Battery

  • Battery Type
    Canon NB-3L, Canon NB-3L
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery - 790 mAh ( included ), 1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery - 790 mAh ( included )

Memory / Storage

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    MultiMediaCard
  • Included Memory Card
    32 MB SD, 32 MB SD
  • Image Storage
    Super-fine JPEG 3072 x 2304 : 9 - with 32MB card
    Fine JPEG 3072 x 2304 : 15 - with 32MB card
    Normal JPEG 3072 x 2304 : 31 - with 32MB card
    Super-fine JPEG 2592 x 1944 : 11 - with 32MB card
    Fine JPEG 2592 x 1944 : 20 - with 32MB card
    Normal JPEG 2592 x 1944 : 40 - with 32MB card
    Super-fine JPEG 2048 x 1536 : 17 - with 32MB card
    Fine JPEG 2048 x 1536 : 32 - with 32MB card
    Normal JPEG 2048 x 1536 : 63 - with 32MB card
    Super-fine JPEG 1600 x 1200 : 28 - with 32MB card
    Fine JPEG 1600 x 1200 : 51 - with 32MB card
    Normal JPEG 1600 x 1200 : 97 - with 32MB card
    Super-fine JPEG 640 x 480 : 109 - with 32MB card
    Fine JPEG 640 x 480 : 168 - with 32MB card
    Normal JPEG 640 x 480 : 265 - with 32MB card, Super-fine JPEG 3072 x 2304 : 9 - with 32MB card
    Fine JPEG 3072 x 2304 : 15 - with 32MB card
    Normal JPEG 3072 x 2304 : 31 - with 32MB card
    Super-fine JPEG 2592 x 1944 : 11 - with 32MB card
    Fine JPEG 2592 x 1944 : 20 - with 32MB card
    Normal JPEG 2592 x 1944 : 40 - with 32MB card
    Super-fine JPEG 2048 x 1536 : 17 - with 32MB card
    Fine JPEG 2048 x 1536 : 32 - with 32MB card
    Normal JPEG 2048 x 1536 : 63 - with 32MB card
    Super-fine JPEG 1600 x 1200 : 28 - with 32MB card
    Fine JPEG 1600 x 1200 : 51 - with 32MB card
    Normal JPEG 1600 x 1200 : 97 - with 32MB card
    Super-fine JPEG 640 x 480 : 109 - with 32MB card
    Fine JPEG 640 x 480 : 168 - with 32MB card
    Normal JPEG 640 x 480 : 265 - with 32MB card
  • Video Capture
    AVI - 320 x 240 - 60 fps - 60 sec - max clip duration
    AVI - 160 x 120 - 15 fps - 180 sec - max clip duration
    AVI - 640 x 480 - 30 fps
    AVI - 640 x 480 - 15 fps
    AVI - 320 x 240 - 60 fps
    AVI - 320 x 240 - 15 fps
    AVI - 160 x 120 - 15 fps, AVI - 320 x 240 - 60 fps - 60 sec - max clip duration
    AVI - 160 x 120 - 15 fps - 180 sec - max clip duration
    AVI - 640 x 480 - 30 fps
    AVI - 640 x 480 - 15 fps
    AVI - 320 x 240 - 60 fps
    AVI - 320 x 240 - 15 fps
    AVI - 160 x 120 - 15 fps

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    3.5 in
  • Depth
    1.1 in
  • Height
    2.2 in
  • Weight
    0.4 lbs

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    104 °F

General

  • Manufacturer
    Canon