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PowerShot SD4000 IS

PowerShot SD/ELPH Series

Digital Camera
Item Code: 4250B001

Specifications

Type
Compact digital still camera w/built-in flash, 3.8x Optical zoom & 4.0x Digital & 15x Combined Zoom

Back to TopImage Capture Device

Type
10.0 Megapixel 1/2.3-inch CMOS

Total Pixels
Approx. 10.6 Megapixels

Effective Pixels
Approx. 10.0 Megapixels

Back to TopLens

Focal Length
4.9 (W) - 18.6 (T) mm (35 mm film equivalent: 28 (W) - 105 (T) mm)

Digital Zoom
Approx. 4.0x (Up to approx. 15x in combination with the optical zoom)

  • Still images: not available when the recording pixel setting is W.
  • Movies: optical zoom not available while shooting.

Focusing Range
Normal AF: 1.2 in. (3 cm) - infinity (W), 12 in. (30 cm) - infinity (T);
Macro AF: Macro: 1.2 in. - 1.6 ft. (3 - 50 cm) (W), 12 in. - 1.6 ft. (30 - 50 cm) (T)

Autofocus System
TTL Autofocus

Back to TopViewfinders

Optical Viewfinder
N/A

LCD Monitor
3.0-inch TFT color LCD, with wide viewing angle

LCD Pixels
Approx. 230,000 dots

LCD Coverage
Approx. 100%

Back to TopAperture and Shutter

Maximum Aperture
f/2.0 (W) / f/5.3 (T)
The following f/numbers are available in Av:

  • W: f/2.0/2.2/2.5/2.8/3.2/3.5/4.0/4.5/5.0/5.6/6.3/7.1/8.0
  • T: f/5.3/5.6/6.3/7.1/8.0

Shutter Speed
1 - 1/2500 sec.
15 - 1/2500 sec. (Total shutter speed range)

  • Shutter speeds differ depending on the shooting mode.
  • Shutter speeds available in Tv mode:
    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, 1/1600, 1/2000 (Unit: sec.)

Back to TopExposure Control

Sensitivity
Auto*, ISO 125/200/400/800/1600/3200
* Camera automatically sets the optimal ISO speed according to shooting mode.

Light Metering Method
Evaluative*, Center-weighted average, Spot**
* Facial brightness is evaluated in Face AiAF.
** 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, 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
30 cm - 6.0 m (W), 50 cm - 2.0 m (T) (12 in. - 20 ft. (W), 1.6 - 6.6 ft. (T))

  • Image brightness may diminish depending on the shooting distance.

Recycling Time
10 sec. or less (battery voltage: 3.7 V)

Flash Exposure Compensation
N/A

Back to TopShooting Specifications

Shooting Modes
Auto*, Av, Tv, P, Portrait, Night Snapshot, Kids & Pets, Indoor, Smart Shutter**, High-Speed Burst, Low Light, Color Accent, Color Swap, Fisheye Effect, Miniature Effect, Beach, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks, Stitch Assist, Movie
* Automatically detects shooting scene
** Smile, Wink Self-Timer, Face Self-Timer

Photo Effects
My Colors Off/Vivid/Neutral/Sepia/Black & White/Positive Film/Lighter Skin/Darker Skin/Vivid Blue/Vivid Green/Vivid Red/Custom Color*
* Adjustment of contrast, sharpness, saturation, red, green, blue and skin tone are available.

Self Timer
Approx. 10-sec. delay/approx. 2-sec. delay/custom*
* Shooting start time (0 - 10 sec. (in one-second increments), 15/20/30 sec.) and number of shots (1 - 10 shots (in one-shot increments)) can be specified.

Wireless Control
N/A

Continuous Shooting
Normal: Approx. 3.7 shots/sec.*
Low Light: Approx. 6.0 shots/sec.*
High-Speed Burst: Approx. 8.4 shots/sec.**

  • Speed varies depending on zoom position
* Depending on the shooting conditions, the camera settings and the zoom position, the shooting speed may slow down. As the number of images increases, the shooting speed may slow down.
** Depending on the shooting conditions, camera settings and the zoom position, the shooting speed may slow down. As the number of images increases, the shooting interval may take longer.

Back to TopImage Storage

Storage Media
SD memory card, SDHC memory card, SDXC memory card, MultiMediaCard, MMCplus card, HC MMCplus card, Eye-Fi card

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

Image Recording Format
Normal, Fine

JPEG Compression Mode
Still Image: Exif 2.2 (JPEG)
Movie: MOV (Image: Motion JPEG; Audio: Linear PCM (Stereo))

Number of Recording Pixels
Large: 3648 x 2736, Medium 1: 2816 x 2112
Medium 2: 2272 x 1704, Medium 3: 1600 x 1200
Small: 640 x 480, Widescreen: 3648 x 2048

  • Low Light and High-speed Burst 1824 x 1368

Back to TopNumber of Recordable Images

Image data

  Large (L) Medium 1 (M1) Medium 2 (M2) Medium 3 (M3)
F N F N F N F N
File Size (KB) 2,565 1,226 1,620 780 1,116 556 558 278
4GB 1,471 3,017 2,320 4,641 3,352 6,352 6,352 12,069
16GB 6,026 12,354 9,503 19,007 13,727 26,010 26,010 49,420

  Small (S) Widescreen (W) Medium (M) in Low Light & High-Speed Burst
F N F N F N
File Size (KB) 150 84 1,920 918 706 353
4GB 20,116 30,174 1,978 4,022 5,028 9,284
16GB 82,367 123,550 8,101 16,473 20,591 38,015

Back to TopTime of Recordable Movies

Movie data

  High Definition Standard Definition Super Slow Motion
HD: 1,280 x 720 640 x 480 320 x 240 320 x 240
30 fps* 30 fps* 30 fps* 240 fps**
Movie size (KB/sec.) 3,057 1,417 495 2,459
4GB 20 min. 43 sec. 43 min. 43 sec. 1 hr. 58 min. 19 sec. 25 min. 46 sec.
16GB 1 hr. 24 min. 54 sec. 2 hr. 59 min. 3 sec. 8 hr. 4 min. 30 sec. 1 hr. 45 min. 35 sec.
*Actual frame rate is 29.97 fps
**Actual frame rate is 239.76 fps

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
- Auto Rotate (Automatic vertical/horizontal detection), Resume Playback, Image Advance (Operation Tools, Transition effects, Scroll Display), Rotate, Favorites, My Category, Jump, Smart Shuffle, Filtered Playback, Slide Show (Playback Interval, Repeat, Effect, Playlist)
- Still Images: Single, Index, Magnification, Information Display, Red-eye Correction, i-Contrast, Trimming, Resize, My Colors, Focus Check, Histogram, Overexposure Warning
- Movies: Normal Playback*, Slow Motion**, Special Playback, Editing, Resume
* Auto settings available in 5 levels
** 5 levels (including normal playback), sound not available.

Back to TopErasing Specifications

Erase Modes
Select image, select range, all images (all filtered images)
- The image data in the memory card stored with the Design rule for Camera File systems format can be erased (however, protected images cannot be erased). - Using the Movie editing function, sections of the movie (1 sec. increments) can be deleted.

Back to TopInterfaces

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

Video Out
NTSC/PAL (dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital, audio and video)

Audio Out
Stereo (dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital, audio and video)

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 Supply
Battery Pack NB-6L, AC Adapter ACK-DC40 Approx. 250 shots Approx. 7 hours.

Power Source
Battery Pack NB-6L, AC Adapter ACK-DC40

Shooting Capacity
Approx. 250 shots

Playback Time
Approx. 7 hours.

Back to TopPhysical Specifications

Operating Temperature
32-104°F/0-40°C

Operating Humidity
10-90%

Dimensions (W x H x D)
3.94 x 2.13 x 0.93 in./100.0 x 54.1 x 23.6 mm

Weight
Approx. 6.17 oz./175g (camera, including batteries and memory card)

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

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

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