Canon PowerShot SX1 IS Specifications

Canon PowerShot SX1 IS

Part Number: 2664B001 (Reviewed) Released: March 15, 2009

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Width
    5 in
  • Depth
    3.5 in
  • Height
    3.5 in
  • Weight
    1.3 lbs
  • Sensor Resolution
    10.0 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    11,600,000 pixels pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    10,000,000 pixels pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.3"
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC 4
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • AE/AF Control
    FlexiZone
  • Digital Video Format
    H.264
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW
  • AV Interfaces
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Camera

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical

Carrying Case

  • Included Accessories
    IR remote control, USB cable, audio / video cable, lens cap, lens hood, neck strap

Display

  • Display Format
    230,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating

Environmental Parameters

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

Camera Flash

  • Type
    pop-up flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    1.6 ft - 15.7 ft
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Features
    AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation
  • Flash Modes
    auto mode, fill-in mode, flash OFF mode, rear curtain sync, red-eye reduction, slow synchro

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 3200 (2Mpix), ISO 400, ISO 80, ISO 800, ISO auto
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, evaluative, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    aquarium, macro, night scene, night snapshot, portrait mode, slow shutter, snow, sports mode, stitch assist, sunset, beach, color accent, color swap, fireworks, foliage, high sensitivity, indoor, landscape
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Effect, Darker Skin Tone, Lighter Skin Tone, Neutral, Positive Film, Sepia, Vivid, Vivid Blue
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent, fluorescent light (warm white), 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
    20 x zoom lens - 5 - 100 mm - f/2.8-5.7
  • Lens Aperture
    f/2.8-5.7
  • Macro Focus Range
    0 in - 19.7 in
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    28 - 560mm m
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Min Focus Range
    19.7 in
  • Lens Construction
    11 groups / 13 elements
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Optical Zoom
    20 x
  • Lens Brand
    Canon
  • Features
    UD glass, Ultrasonic Motor (USM), aspherical lens

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    MultiMediaCard, MultiMediaCardplus, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card
  • Image Storage
    JPEG 3648 x 2736
    JPEG 2816 x 2112
    JPEG 2272 x 1704
    JPEG 1600 x 1200
    JPEG 640 x 480
    JPEG 3840 x 2160
    JPEG 1920 x 1080
  • Video Capture
    H.264 - 1920 x 1080 - 30 fps
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 30 fps
    H.264 - 320 x 240 - 30 fps

Manufacturer Warranty

  • Service & Support
    1 year warranty

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    LCD
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    color
  • Viewfinder Diagonal Size
    0.4 in
  • Viewfinder Resolution
    148,000 pixels pixels
  • Viewfinder Type
    LCD - LCD

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    1.1 frames per second, 4 frames per second, 1.2 frames per second, 4 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Features
    Motion Detection Technology, AE lock, in-camera red-eye fix, histogram display, resizing an image, i-Contrast (Intelligent Contrast Correction) system, safety zoom, in-camera red-eye fix, resizing an image, safety zoom, safety zoom, focus bracketing, histogram display, resizing an image, safety zoom, Motion Detection Technology, RGB primary color filter, resizing an image, safety zoom, safety zoom, RGB primary color filter, audio recording, camera orientation detection, audio recording, camera orientation detection, cropping an image, cropping an image, digital image rotation, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, digital tele-converter, digital noise reduction, histogram display, digital tele-converter

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo

Battery

  • Technology
    Alkaline, Nickel metal hydride
  • Battery Type
    AA
  • Details
    4 x AA alkaline battery ( included )
    4 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 SP2
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port, XGA monitor

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 SX1 IS

Part Number: 2664B001 Released: Mar 15, 2009
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