Canon PowerShot SX30 IS (Black) Specifications

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS (Black)

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS (Black)

Part Number: 4344B001 (Reviewed)

General

  • Depth
    4.2 in, 4.3 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    14.1 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Total Pixels
    14500000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    14100000 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, MOV
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1280 x 720
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Camera Flash

  • Type
    pop-up flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    1.6 ft - 19 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 400, ISO 80, ISO 800, ISO auto
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, evaluative, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    beach, portrait mode, stitch assist, poster effect, smart shutter, snow, sports mode, stitch assist, super vivid, color accent, fireworks, color swap, foliage, fireworks, landscape, low light, fisheye effect, portrait mode, foliage, landscape, poster effect, low light, snow, miniature effect, sports mode
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Positive Film, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Sepia, Vivid, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Color Accent, Custom Effect, Darker Skin Tone, Color Swap, Lighter Skin Tone, Custom Effect, Neutral, Darker Skin Tone, Positive Film, Fisheye, Lighter Skin Tone, Sepia, Miniature, Vivid, Neutral, Vivid Blue
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent, fluorescent light (cool 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

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%

Lens System

  • Type
    35 x zoom lens - 4.3 - 150.5 mm - f/2.7-5.8
  • Lens Construction
    10 groups / 13 elements
  • Optical Zoom
    35 x
  • Lens Aperture
    f/2.7-5.8
  • Min Focal Length
    4.3 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    150.5 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    24 m
  • Min Focus Distance
    0 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    0 in - 19.7 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Group Qty
    10
  • Element Qty
    13
  • Features
    HI-UD (High Index - Ultra Low Dispersion) glass, UA lens, UD glass, aspherical lens

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certification
    Compatible with Windows 7

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    MultiMediaCard, MultiMediaCardplus, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
  • Image Storage
    JPEG 4320 x 3240
    JPEG 3072 x 2304
    JPEG 1600 x 1200
    JPEG 640 x 480
    JPEG 3744 x 2104
  • Video Capture
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 24 fps
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 30 fps
    H.264 - 320 x 240 - 30 fps
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 6 fps - Miniature Effect
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 3 fps - Miniature Effect
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 1.5 fps - Miniature Effect
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 6 fps - Miniature Effect
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 3 fps - Miniature Effect
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 1.5 fps - Miniature Effect

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    electronic
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    color
  • Viewfinder Resolution
    202000 pixels
  • Viewfinder Type
    Electronic - electronic

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    0.6 frames per second, 1 frame per second (2Mpix), 1.1 frames per second (2Mpix), 1.3 frames per second, 3.6 frames per second (2Mpix)
  • Self Timer Delay
    0 - 10 sec, 20 sec, 25 sec, 30 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Features
    720p HD movie recording, cropping an image, Scene Detection Technology, digital image rotation, Smile Detection Auto Shutter, digital tele-converter, Smile Detection technology, Zoom Framing Assist, histogram display, i-Contrast (Intelligent Contrast Correction) system, audio recording, in-camera red-eye removal, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, resizing an image, cropping an image, safety zoom, saturation control, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, sharpness control, AE lock, Face Detection AF/AE/FE/WB, digital tele-converter, histogram display, i-Contrast (Intelligent Contrast Correction) system, in-camera movie editing, in-camera red-eye fix, resizing an image, safety zoom, saturation control, sharpness control, AF lock, Face Detection Self-timer, Motion Detection Technology, AF/AE tracking, Blink Detection technology, RGB primary color filter, Scene Detection Technology, Face Detection AF/AE/FE/WB, Smile Detection technology, Face Detection Self-timer, Zoom Framing Assist, Motion Detection Technology, camera orientation detection, RGB primary color filter

Connections

  • Connector Type
    1 x USB
    1 x composite video/audio output
    1 x HDMI output
  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Type
    HDMI output, USB 2.0, USB, composite video/audio output
  • Qty
    1, 1, 1

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/3200 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    15 sec

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo

Battery

  • Technology
    Lithium ion
  • Battery Type
    Canon NB-7L
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery - 1050 mAh ( included ), 1 x Canon NB-7L Li-ion rechargeable battery - 1050 mAh ( included )
  • Battery Form Factor
    manufacturer specific
  • Manufacturer Battery Name
    Canon NB-7L

Software

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

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS X 10.4 - 10.6, MS Windows 7, MS Windows Vista, MS Windows XP SP3
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

Header

  • Brand
    Canon
  • Product Line
    Canon PowerShot
  • Model
    SX30 IS
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    compact
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    0.6 frames per second, 1 frame per second (2Mpix), 1.1 frames per second (2Mpix), 1.3 frames per second, 3.6 frames per second (2Mpix)
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 400, ISO 80, ISO 800, ISO auto
  • ISO (Max)
    1600
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Digital Video Format
    H.264, MOV
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1280 x 720
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC 4
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Positive Film, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Sepia, Vivid, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Color Accent, Custom Effect, Darker Skin Tone, Color Swap, Lighter Skin Tone, Custom Effect, Neutral, Darker Skin Tone, Positive Film, Fisheye, Lighter Skin Tone, Sepia, Miniature, Vivid, Neutral, Vivid Blue
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Self Timer Delay
    0 - 10 sec, 20 sec, 25 sec, 30 sec
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
    Yes
  • Features
    720p HD movie recording, cropping an image, Scene Detection Technology, digital image rotation, Smile Detection Auto Shutter, digital tele-converter, Smile Detection technology, Zoom Framing Assist, histogram display, i-Contrast (Intelligent Contrast Correction) system, audio recording, in-camera red-eye removal, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, resizing an image, cropping an image, safety zoom, saturation control, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, sharpness control, AE lock, Face Detection AF/AE/FE/WB, digital tele-converter, histogram display, i-Contrast (Intelligent Contrast Correction) system, in-camera movie editing, in-camera red-eye fix, resizing an image, safety zoom, saturation control, sharpness control, AF lock, Face Detection Self-timer, Motion Detection Technology, AF/AE tracking, Blink Detection technology, RGB primary color filter, Scene Detection Technology, Face Detection AF/AE/FE/WB, Smile Detection technology, Face Detection Self-timer, Zoom Framing Assist, Motion Detection Technology, camera orientation detection, RGB primary color filter

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, evaluative, spot
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps
  • Shooting Programs
    beach, portrait mode, stitch assist, poster effect, smart shutter, snow, sports mode, stitch assist, super vivid, color accent, fireworks, color swap, foliage, fireworks, landscape, low light, fisheye effect, portrait mode, foliage, landscape, poster effect, low light, snow, miniature effect, sports mode
  • Bracketing Modes
    focus bracketing

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent, fluorescent light (cool white), tungsten light

Auto Focus

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

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    4.8 in
  • Height
    3.6 in
  • Weight
    21.2 oz, 1.32 lbs

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    14.1 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.3"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    11 mm ( 1/2.3" )
  • Total Pixels
    14500000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    14100000 pixels

Camera Display

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

Camera Memory

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

Camera Specifications

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

Optical Viewfinder

  • Type
    Electronic

Flash Range Details

  • Min Shooting Distance
    1.6 ft
  • Max Shooting Distance
    19 ft

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.

Still Image Storage Capacity

  • Image Resolution
    1600 x 1200, 3072 x 2304, 3744 x 2104, 4320 x 3240, 640 x 480
  • Still Image Format
    JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG

Video Capture

  • Digital Video Format
    H.264, H.264, H.264, H.264, H.264, H.264, H.264, H.264, H.264
  • Image Resolution
    1280 x 720, 1280 x 720, 1280 x 720, 1280 x 720, 320 x 240, 640 x 480, 640 x 480, 640 x 480, 640 x 480
  • Frame Rate
    1.5 frames per second, 1.5 frames per second, 24 frames per second, 3 frames per second, 3 frames per second, 30 frames per second, 3 frames per second, 30 frames per second, 30 frames per second, 6 frames per second, 6 frames per second
  • Comments
    Miniature Effect, Miniature Effect, Miniature Effect, Miniature Effect, Miniature Effect, Miniature Effect

Audio Input

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo

Supported Battery Details

  • Quantity
    1
  • Form Factor
    Canon NB-7L
  • Details
    Li-ion rechargeable battery
  • Capacity
    1050 mAh
  • Included
    included

General

  • Manufacturer
    Canon
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Canon PowerShot SX30 IS (Black)

Part Number: 4344B001

MSRP: $429.99

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