Canon PowerShot ELPH SD500 Specifications

Canon PowerShot Digital Elph

Canon PowerShot ELPH SD500

Part Number: 9885A001/AA (Reviewed) Released: March 31, 2005

General

  • Depth
    1.1 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    7.1 Megapixel
  • Enclosure Material
    metal
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Total Pixels
    7400000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    7100000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/1.8"
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC II
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    USB 2.0, composite video
  • Point-and-shoot highlights
    Video capture ability adds convenience for the user.
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Environmental Parameters

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

Carrying Case

  • Type
    none

Camera Flash

  • Type
    built-in flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    1.6 ft - 15.7 ft
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Features
    AF illuminator

Display

  • Display Format
    118,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 200, ISO 400, ISO 50, ISO auto
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, evaluative, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, manual, program
  • Shooting Programs
    digital macro, indoor, kids & pets, night snapshot, portrait mode, stitch assist, underwater
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Low Sharpening, Neutral, Sepia, Vivid
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, fluorescent, fluorescent light (daylight), tungsten light
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/2000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    15 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps

Lens System

  • Optical Zoom
    3 x
  • Lens Aperture
    f/2.8-4.9
  • Min Focal Length
    7.7 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    23.1 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    37 m
  • Min Focus Distance
    19.7 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    2 in - 19.7 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Features
    built-in lens shield

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    SD Memory Card
  • Included Memory Card
    32 MB SD
  • 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 - 14 sec - with 32MB card
    AVI - 640 x 480 - 15 fps - 42 sec - with 32MB card
    AVI - 320 x 240 - 60 fps - 21 sec - with 32MB card
    AVI - 320 x 240 - 15 fps - 84 sec - with 32MB card
    AVI - 160 x 120 - 15 fps - 206 sec - with 32MB card

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    real-image zoom
  • Viewfinder Type
    Optical - real-image zoom

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    2 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Features
    AE lock, AF lock, histogram display, FE lock, RGB primary color filter, audio recording, auto power save, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, date/time stamp, digital noise reduction

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/2000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    15 sec

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    mono

Battery

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

Software

  • Type
    ArcSoft PhotoImpression, ArcSoft VideoImpression, Canon ImageBrowser, 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

Header

  • Brand
    Canon
  • Product Line
    Canon PowerShot ELPH
  • Model
    SD500
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    compact
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    2 frames per second
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 200, ISO 400, ISO 50, ISO auto
  • ISO (Max)
    400
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    USB 2.0, composite video
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC II
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Low Sharpening, Neutral, Sepia, Vivid
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Features
    AE lock, AF lock, histogram display, FE lock, RGB primary color filter, audio recording, auto power save, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, date/time stamp, digital noise reduction

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, evaluative, spot
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, manual, program
  • Shooting Programs
    digital macro, indoor, kids & pets, night snapshot, portrait mode, stitch assist, underwater

White Balance

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

Auto Focus

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

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    3.4 in
  • Height
    2.2 in
  • Weight
    6 oz

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    7.1 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/1.8"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    14.1 mm (1/1.8")
  • Total Pixels
    7400000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    7100000 pixels

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in
  • Diagonal Size
    2 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    5.1 cm
  • Display Format
    118,000 pixels
  • Features
    display brightness control

Camera Memory

  • Memory Card Form Factor
    SD Memory Card
  • Included Memory Card Capacity
    32 MB
  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    SD Memory Card

Camera Specifications

  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, PictBridge support, direct print

Optical Viewfinder

  • Type
    real-image zoom

General

  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Where to Buy

Canon PowerShot ELPH SD500

Part Number: 9885A001/AA Released: Mar 31, 2005

MSRP: $549.00

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