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PowerShot SX30 IS

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Digital Compact Camera
Item Code: 4344B001

Specifications

Type
Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 35x Optical/4x Digital/140x Combined Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer System

Back to TopImage Capture Device

Type
14.1 Megapixel, 1/2.3-inch type Charge Coupled Device (CCD)

Total Pixels
Approx. 14.5 Megapixels

Effective Pixels
Approx. 14.1 Megapixels

Back to TopLens

Focal Length
35x zoom: 4.3 (W) - 150.5 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent: 24 (W) - 840 (T) mm)

Digital Zoom
4x

Focusing Range
Auto: 0 in./0 cm - infinity (W), 4.6 ft./1.4 m - infinity (T);
Normal: 2.0 in./ 5 cm - infinity (W), 4.6 ft./1.4 m - infinity (T);
Macro: 0 in. - 1.6 ft./ 0 - 50 cm (W)
Manual Focus: 0 in./0 cm - infinity (W), 4.6 ft./1.4 m - infinity (T)

Autofocus System
TTL Autofocus, manual focus

Back to TopViewfinders

Optical Viewfinder
Electronic Viewfinder available

LCD Monitor
2.7-inch TFT color LCD (Vari-angle type with wide viewing angle)

LCD Pixels
Approx. 230,000 pixels

LCD Coverage
Approx. 100%

Back to TopAperture and Shutter

Maximum Aperture
f/2.7 (W) - f/5.8 (T)

- The following f/numbers are available in Av or M:

W: f/2.7, 3.2, 3.5, 4.0, 4.5, 5.0, 5.6, 6.3, 7.1, 8.0

T: f/5.8, 6.3, 7.1, 8.0

Shutter Speed
1 - 1/3200 sec.

15 - 1/3200 sec. (Total shutter speed range)

- Shutter speeds differs depending on the shooting mode.

- Shutter speeds available in Tv and M:

15, 13, 10, 8, 6, 5, 4, 3.2, 2.5, 2, 1.6, 1.3, 1, 0.8, 0.6, 0.5, 0.4, 0.3, 1/4, 1/5, 1/6, 1/8, 1/10, 1/13, 1/15, 1/20, 1/25, 1/30, 1/40, 1/50, 1/60, 1/80, 1/100, 1/125, 1/160, 1/200, 1/250, 1/320, 1/400, 1/500, 1/640, 1/800, 1/1000, 1/1250, 1/1500, 1/1600, 1/2000, 1/2500, 1/3200 (Units: sec.)

Back to TopExposure Control

Sensitivity
Auto, ISO 80/100/200/400/800/1600 equivalent
(Camera automatically sets the optimal ISO speed according to shooting mode.)

Light Metering Method
Evaluative*, Center-weighted average, Spot**
* Control to incorporate facial brightness in Face Detection AF
** Metering frame is fixed to the center *2 Fixed to center

Exposure Control Method
AE Lock

Exposure Compensation
+/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments

Back to TopWhite Balance

White Balance Control
Auto*, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Custom
*Facial color is evaluated in Face AiAF.

Back to TopFlash

Built-in Flash
Auto, Red-eye Reduction, Auto Red-eye Correction, Flash On, Flash Off; FE lock, Slow Synchro, Smart Flash

Flash Range
1.6 - 19 ft. (W), 4.6 - 9.2 ft. (T), (50 cm - 5.8 m (W), 1.4 - 2.8 m (T))

Recycling Time
10 sec. or less (battery voltage=7.4V)

Flash Exposure Compensation
+/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments

Back to TopShooting Specifications

Shooting Modes
Smart AUTO, P, Tv, Av, M, C1, C2, Portrait, Landscape, Sports, SCN*1, Movie*2

*1Smart Shutter*3, Low Light, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Color Accent, Color Swap, Fisheye Effect, Miniature Effect, Beach, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks, Stitch Assist

*2Smart AUTO available

*3 Smile, Wink, Self-timer, Face Self-timer

Photo Effects
My Colors

My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Color*

* Adjustment of contrast, sharpness, saturation, red, green, blue and skin tone are available

Self Timer
Custom*/approx. 10-sec. delay/approx. 2-sec. delay
* Delay time (0 - 10 sec. (in one-second increments), 20/25/30 sec.) and number of shots
(1 - 10 shots (in one-shot increments)) can be specified.

Wireless Control
Not available

Continuous Shooting
Normal: Approx. 1.3 shots/sec. (when shooting in P mode), Approx. 3.6 shots/sec. (when shooting in Low Light mode)

AF: Approx. 0.6 shots/sec. (when shooting in P mode), Approx. 1.0 shots/sec. (when shooting in Low Light mode)

LV: Approx. 0.6 shots/sec. (when shooting in P mode), Approx. 1.1 shots/sec. (when shooting in Low Light mode)

- Under conditions where the flash does not fire automatically.

- Differs depending on the zoom position.

Back to TopImage Storage

Storage Media
SD/SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card, MultiMediaCard, MMC Plus Card, HC MMC Plus Card

File Format
Design rule for camera file system, DPOF Version 1.1 compliant

Image Recording Format
Normal, Fine

Number of Recording Pixels
Still Image: 4320 x 3240 (Large), 3072 x 2304 (Medium 1), 1600 x 1200 (Medium 2)*, 640 x 480 (Small), 3744 x 2104 (Widescreen),
* Same as when shooting in Low Light

Back to TopNumber of Recordable Images

Image data

  Large (L) Medium 1 (M1)
  Large (L) Medium 1 (M1) Medium 2 (M2)
F N F N F N
File Size (KB) 3,597 1,719 1,897 902 558 278
4GB 1,058 2,194 1,978 4,022 6,352 12,069
16GB 4,334 8,985 8,101 16,473 26,010 49,420

  Small (S) Widescreen (W) Low Light (M)
F N F N F N
File Size (KB) 150 84 2,024 968 558 278
4GB 20,116 30,174 1,856 3,771 6,352 12,069
16GB 82,367 123,550 7,602 15,443 26,010 49,420

Back to TopTime of Recordable Movies

Movie data

  Standard, Color Accent, Color Swap
HD: 1280 x 720 640 x 480 320 x 240
30 fps 30 fps 30 fps
Video size (KB/sec.) 3,054 1,416 495
4GB 20 min.
43 sec.
43 min.
43 sec.
1 hr. 58 min.
19 sec.
16GB 1 hr. 24 min.
54 sec.
2 hr. 59 min.
03 sec.
8 hr. 04 min.
30 sec.

  Miniature Effect

HD: 1280 x 720

640 x 480
5x 10x 20x 5x 10x 20x
6 fps 3 fps 1.5 fps 6 fps 3 fps 1.5 fps
Video size
(KB/sec.)
573 287 143 246 123 61
4GB 1 hr. 45 min. 52 sec. 3 hr. 21 min. 09 sec. 5 hr. 35 min.
16 sec.
3 hr. 43 min.
30 sec.
6 hr. 42 min.
20 sec.
11 hr. 10 min.
33 sec.
16GB 7 hr. 13 min.
30 sec.
13 hr. 43 min.
40 sec.
22 hr. 52 min.
47 sec.
15 hr. 15 min.
11 sec.
27 hr. 27 min.
20 sec.
45 hr. 45 min.
35 sec.
Note: N=Normal F=Fine
Storage Capacity varies depending on camera settings. This data is estimated from Canon's standard shooting conditions. Figures for Movie Mode represent total capacity of the particular media.

Back to TopPlayback Specifications

Playback Modes File
- Easy, Auto Rotate (Automatic vertical/horizontal detection), Resume Playback, Image Advance (Operation Tools, Transition effects, Scroll Display), Rotate, Favorites, My Category, Jump, Slide Show (Playback Interval, Repeat, Effect, Playlist), Smart Shuffle
- Still Images: Single, Index, Magnification, Trimming, Resize, Focus Check, Histogram, Overexposure Warning.
- Videos: Normal Playback*, Editing, slow motion **, pause, first frame, last frame, next frame, previous frame, fast forward, fast rewind * Auto settings available in 5 levels
** 5 levels (including normal playback), sound not available.

Back to TopErasing Specifications

Erase Modes
Still Image: single image, select range, all images
Video: any video file

Back to TopInterfaces

Computer Interface
USB 2.0 Hi-Speed USB (dedicated female connector with unified type of digital, audio and video)
*2 mini-B compatible.

Video Out
Analog: NTSC/PAL, digital: HDMI mini connector

Audio Out
Stereo

Other
Memory card slot; direct connection to Canon SELPHY Compact Photo Printers, PIXMA Inkjet Photo Printers and PictBridge-compatible printers via camera's USB 2.0 Hi-Speed cable

Power Source
1. Battery Pack NB-7L

2. AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC50

Shooting Capacity
Approx. 400 shots (electronic viewfinder)
Approx. 370 shots (LCD monitor)

Playback Time
Approx. 10 hours

Back to TopPhysical Specifications

Operating Temperature
32-104°F/0-40°C

Operating Humidity
10-90%

Dimensions (W x H x D)
4.84 x 3.64 x 4.24 in. / 122.9 x 92.4 x 107.7mm

- CIPA compliant

Weight
Approx. 21.2 oz. / 601g (camera, including batteries and memory card)

Note: 26 display languages provided (English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Japanese, Russian, Portuguese, Korean, Greek, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Thai, Arabic, Romanian, Ukrainian, Farsi).

All data are based on Canon's Standard Test Method. Subject to change without notice.

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