Canon PowerShot ELPH SD940 IS Specifications

Canon PowerShot SD940 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH SD940 IS (Silver)

Part Number: 3640B001 Released: August 19, 2009

General

  • Depth
    0.8 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    12.1 Megapixel
  • Enclosure Material
    metal
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Total Pixels
    12400000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    12100000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.3"
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC 4
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9
  • Digital Video Format
    H.264
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 3200 (2MP), ISO 400, ISO 80, ISO 800, ISO auto
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, evaluative, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, program
  • Shooting Programs
    aquarium, beach, slow shutter, snow, stitch assist, sunset, underwater, digital macro, fireworks, foliage, high sensitivity, indoor, kids & pets, night snapshot, portrait mode
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Color Accent, Vivid Red, Color Swap, Darker Skin Tone, Lighter Skin Tone, Positive Film, Sepia, Vivid, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, fluorescent, tungsten light
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/1500 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    15 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps

Camera Flash

  • Type
    built-in flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    1 ft - 13 ft
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Features
    AF illuminator
  • Flash Modes
    auto mode, fill-in mode, flash OFF mode, red-eye reduction, slow synchro

Display

  • Display Format
    230,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in

Environmental Parameters

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

Miscellaneous

  • Color
    silver
  • Color Category
    silver

Lens System

  • Type
    4 x zoom lens - 5 - 20 mm - f/2.8-5.9
  • Lens Construction
    5 groups / 6 elements
  • Optical Zoom
    4 x
  • Lens Aperture
    f/2.8-5.9
  • Min Focal Length
    5 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    20 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    28 m
  • Min Focus Distance
    11.8 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    1 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Group Qty
    5
  • Element Qty
    6
  • Features
    UA lens, built-in lens shield

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    MultiMediaCard, MultiMediaCardplus, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card
  • Image Storage
    JPEG 4000 x 3000
    JPEG 3264 x 2448
    JPEG 2592 x 1944
    JPEG 1600 x 1200
    JPEG 640 x 480
    JPEG 4000 x 2248
  • Video Capture
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 30 fps
    H.264 - 320 x 240 - 30 fps
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 30 fps

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    none

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    0.8 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Features
    AE lock, AF lock, digital tele-converter, histogram display, i-Contrast (Intelligent Contrast Correction) system, in-camera red-eye fix, safety zoom, Blink Detection technology, FE lock, Face Detection AF/AE/FE/WB, Face Detection Self-timer, Motion Detection Technology, RGB primary color filter, Scene Detection Technology, camera orientation detection

Connections

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

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/1500 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    15 sec

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    mono

Software

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

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Battery Type
    Canon NB-4L
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )
  • Battery Form Factor
    manufacturer specific
  • Manufacturer Battery Name
    Canon NB-4L

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS X 10.4 - 10.5, MS Windows Vista, MS Windows XP SP2
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

Header

  • Brand
    Canon
  • Product Line
    Canon PowerShot ELPH
  • Model
    SD940 IS
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    compact
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    0.8 frames per second
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 3200 (2MP), ISO 400, ISO 80, ISO 800, ISO auto
  • ISO (Max)
    3200
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Digital Video Format
    H.264
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • High Definition Video Support
    720p
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC 4
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Color Accent, Vivid Red, Color Swap, Darker Skin Tone, Lighter Skin Tone, Positive Film, Sepia, Vivid, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (image sensor shift mechanism)
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
    Yes
  • Features
    AE lock, AF lock, digital tele-converter, histogram display, i-Contrast (Intelligent Contrast Correction) system, in-camera red-eye fix, safety zoom, Blink Detection technology, FE lock, Face Detection AF/AE/FE/WB, Face Detection Self-timer, Motion Detection Technology, RGB primary color filter, Scene Detection Technology, camera orientation detection

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (image sensor shift mechanism)

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, slow shutter, snow, stitch assist, sunset, underwater, digital macro, fireworks, foliage, high sensitivity, indoor, kids & pets, night snapshot, portrait mode

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, fluorescent, tungsten light

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    3.5 in
  • Height
    2.2 in
  • Weight
    4.23 oz

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    12.1 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.3"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    11 mm ( 1/2.3" )
  • Total Pixels
    12400000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    12100000 pixels

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in
  • Diagonal Size
    2.7 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    6.9 cm
  • Display Format
    230,000 pixels
  • Features
    display brightness control

Camera Memory

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    MultiMediaCard, MultiMediaCardplus, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card

Camera Specifications

  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, Exif Print support, PictBridge support, direct print

Flash Range Details

  • Min Shooting Distance
    1 ft
  • Max Shooting Distance
    13 ft

Still Image Storage Capacity

  • Image Resolution
    1600 x 1200, 2592 x 1944, 3264 x 2448, 4000 x 2248, 4000 x 3000, 640 x 480
  • Still Image Format
    JPEG

Video Capture

  • Digital Video Format
    H.264
  • Image Resolution
    1280 x 720, 320 x 240, 640 x 480
  • Frame Rate
    30 frames per second

Audio Input

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    mono

Supported Battery Details

  • Quantity
    1
  • Details
    Li-ion rechargeable battery
  • Included
    included

General

  • Manufacturer
    Canon

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Canon PowerShot ELPH SD940 IS (Silver)

Part Number: 3640B001 Released: Aug 19, 2009
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