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Canon Powershot SX100

The PowerShot SX100 IS features a 10x optical zoom lens with optical Image Stabilizer, 8.0 Megapixel image sensor (1/2.5") and DIGIC III processor. It...

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“Canon SX 100 is”

published 06/07/2008

Prosmooth zoom, lrg LCD, ease of use (mostly all thru...

ConsLCD very prone to smudging, image quality beaten b...

Yes it had a pleasing amount of functions inc' full manual, apeature & shutter priority modes. And the zoom is smooth, though slightly steps back once you stop moving it. Focusing was 9/10 accurate (focus beam works well, though animals may not appreciate it), colours are truly well represented...

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Excellent

ProReally easy to use, high level technology

ConsProbably has more features than I really needed to...

I really like this camera. I am certainly no photographer, I am a bit of a point and click kind of person. But with this camera, even I can take some great pictures with very little effort just on the auto setting. For a person with some know-how, this camera has a lot of additional settings...

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Product Information : Canon Powershot SX100

Manufacturer's product description

The PowerShot SX100 IS features a 10x optical zoom lens with optical Image Stabilizer, 8.0 Megapixel image sensor (1/2.5") and DIGIC III processor. It's also got face detection and a full complement of auto and manual exposure modes, plus a 2.5" LCD screen.

Product Details

Product type: Digital Camera, Digital camera - compact

Optical Sensor / Sensor Resolution: 8

Flash Memory / Form Factor: SD/SDHC Memory Card; Multimedia Card; MultiMedia Card plus; HC MultiMedia Card plus

Lens System / Optical Zoom: 10 x

Digital Zoom: 4 x

LCD Display Size: 2.5

Auto Focus: TTL Face Detection

Optical Sensor / Optical Sensor Type: CCD

Lens System / Min Focal Length: 0.036

Camera Flash / Type: Built-in Flash

Manufacturer: Canon

Product Description: Canon PowerShot SX100 IS - digital camera

AV Interfaces: Composite video/audio

Memory Card Slot: SD card

Focus Adjustment: Automatic, manual

Weight: 266 g

Dimensions (WxDxH): 10.8 cm x 4.7 cm x 7.1 cm

Supported Battery: 2 x AA alkaline battery ( included ) ¦ 2 x AA NiMH rechargeable battery ( optional )

Camera Flash: Pop-up flash

Image Stabiliser: Optical

Sensor Resolution: 8.0 Megapixel

Colour: Silver, Black

Microsoft Certification: Certified for Windows Vista

Display: LCD display - 2.5"

Lens System: 10 x zoom lens - 6 - 60 mm - f/2.8-4.3

Min Focus Distance: 50 cm

Exposure & White Balance

Exposure Compensation: ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps

Min Shutter Speed: 15 sec

Max Shutter Speed: 1/2500 sec

White Balance Presets: Fluorescent, cloudy, tungsten light, daylight

White Balance: Custom, automatic, presets

Special Effects: Black & White, Sepia, Colour, Neutral, Vivid

Shooting Programs: Landscape, portrait mode, stitch assist, fireworks, night scene, indoor, foliage, beach, kids & pets, night snapshot, snow, aquarium

Exposure Modes: Programme, automatic, manual, aperture-priority, shutter-priority

Exposure Metering: Evaluative, centre-weighted, spot

Light Sensitivity: ISO 100, ISO 800, ISO 400, ISO 200, ISO 80, ISO 1600, ISO auto

Dimensions & Weight

Weight: 266 g

Height: 7.1 cm

Depth: 4.7 cm

Width: 10.8 cm

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature: 0 °C

Max Operating Temperature: 40 °C

Battery

Details: 2 x AA alkaline battery ( included ) ¦ 2 x AA NiMH rechargeable battery ( optional )

Battery Type: AA

Miscellaneous

Certified for Windows Vista: Certified for Windows Vista software and devices have undergone compatibility tests for ease-of-use, better performance and enhanced security.

Included Accessories: USB cable, wrist strap, audio / video cable

System Requirements for PC Connection

Operating System Support: MS Windows 2000 SP4 or later, Apple MacOS X 10.3 or later, MS Windows Vista, MS Windows XP SP2

Peripheral Devices: USB port, CD-ROM Drive

Software

Software: Drivers & Utilities, Canon PhotoStitch, Canon ZoomBrowser EX, Canon ImageBrowser

Connections

Connector Type: 1 x USB ¦ 1 x composite video/audio output

Memory Card Slot: SD card

Microphone

Microphone Operation Mode: Mono

Display

Display Features: Built-in

Resolution: 172,000 pixels

Type: 2.5" LCD display

Additional Features

Self Timer Delay: 10 sec, 2sec

Additional Features: Audio recording, direct print, USB 2.0 compatibility, RGB primary colour filter, digital noise reduction, DPOF support, display brightness control, digital image rotation, camera orientation detection, PictBridge support, histogram display, AE lock, AF lock, FE lock, resizing an image, in-camera red-eye fix

Continuous Shooting Speed: 0.8 frames per second, 1.3 frames per second

Lens System

Features: Aspherical lens

Zoom Adjustment: Motorised drive

Macro Focus Range: 1-50cm, 1cm

Focus Adjustment: Automatic, manual

Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera: 36 - 360mm

Lens Construction: 9 groups / 10 elements

Type: 10 x zoom lens - 6 - 60 mm - f/2.8-4.3

Min Focus Distance: 50 cm

Memory / Storage

Memory Card Slot: SD card

Image Storage: JPEG 3264 x 2448 ¦ JPEG 2592 x 1944 ¦ JPEG 2048 x 1536 ¦ JPEG 1600 x 1200 ¦ JPEG 640 x 480 ¦ JPEG 3264 x 1832 ¦ JPEG 320 x 240

Video Capture: AVI - 640 x 480 - 30 fps ¦ AVI - 320 x 240 - 30 fps ¦ AVI - 160 x 120 - 15 fps

Included Memory Card: 32 MB, 16 MB SD

Supported Memory Cards: MultiMediaCard, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, MultiMediaCardplus

Camera Flash

Camera Flash: Pop-up flash

Flash Modes: Fill-in mode, slow synchro, auto mode, flash OFF mode, red-eye reduction

Effective Flash Range: 0.5 m - 3 m

Features: AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation

General

AV Interfaces: Composite video/audio

Image Recording Format: JPEG

Digital Video Format: AVI

Auto Focus: TTL contrast detection

Image Stabiliser: Optical

Digital Zoom: 4 x

Optical Zoom: 10 x

MPN: 2091B011AA, 2420B008AA, 2420B011AA, 2420B001

Product Type: Digital camera - compact

Enclosure Colour: Silver, Black

Optical Sensor Size: 1/2.5"

Effective Sensor Resolution: 8,000,000 pixels

Optical Sensor Type: CCD

Sensor Resolution: 8.0 Megapixel

Total Pixels: 8,300,000 pixels

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