Canon PowerShot SX30 IS (Black) specs

General

  • Depth
    4.2 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

Display

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

Environmental Parameters

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

Camera Flash

  • Type
    pop-up flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    1.6 ft - 19 ft
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Features
    AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation

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, fireworks, foliage, landscape, low light, portrait mode, poster effect, snow, sports mode, stitch assist
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Color Accent, Color Swap, Custom Effect, Darker Skin Tone, Fisheye, Lighter Skin Tone, Miniature, Neutral, Positive Film, Sepia, Vivid, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red
  • 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

Lens System

  • 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
  • Included Accessories
    USB cable, audio / video cable, battery charger, case for hot shoe cap, lens cap, neck strap, shoe cap

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    MultiMediaCard, MultiMediaCardplus, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
  • 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
    Built-in - electronic

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    0.6 frames per second, 1.3 frames per second
  • Self-Timer Delay
    0 - 10 sec, 20 sec, 25 sec, 30 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Features
    AE lock, AF lock, AF/AE tracking, Blink Detection technology, Face Detection AF/AE/FE/WB, Face Detection Self-timer, Motion Detection Technology, RGB primary color filter, Scene Detection Technology, Smile Detection Auto Shutter, Smile Detection technology, Zoom Framing Assist, audio recording, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, cropping an image, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, 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

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
    lithium ion
  • Battery Type
    Canon NB-7L lithium ion - manufacturer-specific
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery - 1050 mAh (included)

Software

  • Type
    Canon ImageBrowser, Canon PhotoStitch, Canon Remote Capture, 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 (2MP), 1.1 frames per second (2MP), 1.3 frames per second, 3.6 frames per second (2MP)
  • 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, Color Accent, Color Swap, Custom Effect, Darker Skin Tone, Fisheye, Lighter Skin Tone, Miniature, Neutral, Positive Film, Sepia, Vivid, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red
  • 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
    AE lock, AF lock, AF/AE tracking, Blink Detection technology, Face Detection AF/AE/FE/WB, Face Detection Self-timer, Motion Detection Technology, RGB primary color filter, Scene Detection Technology, Smile Detection Auto Shutter, Smile Detection technology, Zoom Framing Assist, audio recording, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, cropping an image, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, 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

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, fireworks, foliage, landscape, low light, portrait mode, poster effect, snow, sports mode, stitch assist
  • Bracketing Modes
    focus bracketing

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical

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

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    14.1 megapixels
  • 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

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    4.8 in
  • Depth
    4.2 in
  • Height
    3.6 in
  • Weight
    21.2 oz

General

  • Manufacturer
    Canon