Canon PowerShot S2 IS Specifications

Canon PowerShot S2 IS

Part Number: 9883A001 (Reviewed) Released: June 15, 2005

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Sensor Resolution
    5.0 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Total Pixels
    5,300,000 pixels pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    5,000,000 pixels pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.5"
  • Optical Zoom
    12 x
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC II
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical
  • Auto Focus
    TTL contrast detection
  • AE/AF Control
    FlexiZone
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • AV Interfaces
    composite video
  • Point-and-shoot highlights
    Video capture ability adds convenience for the user.
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 200, ISO 400, ISO 50, ISO auto
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, evaluative, spot, spot AF area
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    beach, stitch assist, fireworks, foliage, indoor, landscape, night scene, night snapshot, portrait mode, snow
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Contrast compensation, Custom Effect, Low Sharpening, Neutral, Saturation, Sepia, Vivid
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent, fluorescent light (daylight), tungsten light
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/3200 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    15 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps in 1/3 EV step

Lens System

  • Type
    12 x zoom lens - 6 - 72 mm - f/2.7-3.5
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    36 - 432mm m
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Min Focus Range
    19.2 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    0 in - 19.7 in
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Lens Construction
    9 groups / 11 elements
  • Features
    UD glass, Ultrasonic Motor (USM), aspherical lens

Camera Flash

  • Camera Flash
    pop-up flash
  • Flash Modes
    auto mode, fill-in mode, flash OFF mode, rear curtain sync, red-eye reduction, slow synchro
  • Features
    AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation
  • Effective Flash Range
    2.3 ft - 17 ft

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    1.5 frames per second, 2.4 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Additional Features
    AE lock, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, direct print, display brightness control, focus bracketing, histogram display, AF lock, DPOF support, FE lock, PictBridge support, RGB primary color filter, USB 2.0 compatibility, audio recording, auto power save

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    Electronic
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    color
  • Viewfinder Diagonal Size
    0.33 in
  • Viewfinder Resolution
    115,000 pixels pixels
  • Field Coverage
    100%
  • Dioptric Correction Range
    -5.5 to +1.5

Display

  • Resolution
    115,000 pixels
  • Display Features
    rotating

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo

Connections

  • Connector Type
    1 x USB
    1 x composite video/audio output
  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Software

  • Software
    ArcSoft PhotoStudio, Canon ImageBrowser, Canon PhotoRecord, Canon PhotoStitch, Canon ZoomBrowser EX, Drivers & Utilities

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS X 10.1.5 - 10.3, MS Windows 2000, MS Windows 98 SE, MS Windows ME, MS Windows XP
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port, USB port

Miscellaneous

  • Included Accessories
    USB cable, audio / video cable, lens cap, neck strap

Battery

  • Battery Type
    AA
  • Details
    4 x AA alkaline battery ( included )
    4 x AA NiMH rechargeable battery ( optional )

Memory / Storage

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    SD Memory Card
  • Included Memory Card
    16 MB SD
  • Image Storage
    Super-fine JPEG 2592 x 1944
    Fine JPEG 2592 x 1944
    Normal JPEG 2592 x 1944
    Super-fine JPEG 2048 x 1536
    Fine JPEG 2048 x 1536
    Normal JPEG 2048 x 1536
    Super-fine JPEG 1600 x 1200
    Fine JPEG 1600 x 1200
    Normal JPEG 1600 x 1200
    Super-fine JPEG 640 x 480
    Fine JPEG 640 x 480
    Normal JPEG 640 x 480
  • Video Capture
    AVI - 640 x 480 - 30 fps
    AVI - 320 x 240 - 30 fps
    AVI - 640 x 480 - 15 fps
    AVI - 320 x 240 - 15 fps

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    4.4 in
  • Depth
    3 in
  • Height
    3.1 in
  • Weight
    14.3 oz

Environmental Parameters

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

Main Features

  • Image stabilizer feature
    Optical stabilization helps prevent blurry pictures, especially for handheld cameras at slow shutter speeds or when using high optical zoom.

General

  • Manufacturer
    Canon

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Canon PowerShot S2 IS

Part Number: 9883A001 Released: Jun 15, 2005
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