Canon PowerShot SX1 IS Specifications

Canon PowerShot SX1 IS

Canon PowerShot SX1 IS

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

General

  • Depth
    3.5 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    10.0 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    11600000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    10000000 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
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

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

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

Display

  • Type
    2.8" LCD display
  • Display Format
    230,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating

Lens System

  • Type
    20 x zoom lens - 5 - 100 mm - f/2.8-5.7
  • Lens Construction
    11 groups / 13 elements
  • Optical Zoom
    20 x
  • Lens Aperture
    f/2.8-5.7
  • Min Focal Length
    5 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    100 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    28 m
  • Min Focus Distance
    19.7 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    0 in - 19.7 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Group Qty
    11
  • Element Qty
    13
  • 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

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    LCD
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    color
  • Viewfinder Diagonal Size
    0.4 in
  • Viewfinder Resolution
    148000 pixels
  • Viewfinder Type
    LCD - LCD

Additional Features

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

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Shutter

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

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

Header

  • Brand
    Canon
  • Product Line
    Canon PowerShot
  • Model
    SX1 IS
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    compact
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    1.1 frames per second, 4 frames per second, 1.2 frames per second
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 3200 (2Mpix), ISO 400, ISO 80, ISO 800, ISO auto
  • ISO (Max)
    3200
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Digital Video Format
    H.264
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC 4
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Effect, Darker Skin Tone, Lighter Skin Tone, Neutral, Positive Film, Sepia, Vivid, Vivid Blue
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Self-Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
    Yes
  • Features
    AE lock, Motion Detection Technology, in-camera red-eye fix, histogram display, resizing an image, i-Contrast (Intelligent Contrast Correction) system, safety zoom, RGB primary color filter, audio recording, camera orientation detection, cropping an image, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, digital tele-converter

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 in 1/3 EV step
  • 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
  • Bracketing Modes
    focus bracketing

White Balance

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

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • AE/AF Control
    FlexiZone

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    5 in
  • Height
    3.5 in
  • Weight
    1.3 lbs

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    10 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.3"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    11 mm ( 1/2.3" )
  • Total Pixels
    11600000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    10000000 pixels

Camera Display

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

Service & Support

  • Type
    1 year warranty

Camera Memory

  • Internal Storage Type
    none
  • 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

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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Where to Buy

Canon PowerShot SX1 IS

Part Number: 2664B001 Released: Mar 15, 2009

MSRP: $699.99

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