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Canon PowerShot A430

Type of Camera
Type of Camera Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 4x Optical / 3.6x Digital / 14x Combined Zoom
Image Capture Device
Type 4.0 Megapixel, 1/3.0 inch type Charge Coupled Device (CCD)
Total Pixels Approx. 4.2 Megapixels
Effective Pixels Approx. 4.0 Megapixels
Lens
Focal Length 5.4-21.6mm f/2.8-5.8 (35mm film equivalent: 39-156mm)
Digital Zoom 3.6x
Focusing Range Normal: 1.5 ft./47cm-infinity
Macro: 2.0 in.-1.5 ft./5-47cm (WIDE), 9.8 in.-1.5 ft./25-47cm (TELE)
Super Macro: 0.39-2.0 in./1-5cm (WIDE)
Autofocus System TTL Autofocus
Viewfinders
Optical Viewfinder Real-image optical zoom viewfinder
LCD Monitor 1.8 inch low-temperature polycrystalline silicon TFT color LCD
LCD Pixels Approx. 77,000 pixels
LCD Coverage 100%
Aperture and Shutter
Maximum Aperture f/2.8 (W) - f/5.8 (T)
Shutter Speed 1-1/2000 sec.
Exposure Control
Sensitivity Auto, ISO 64/100/200/400 equivalent
Light Metering Method Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot** Metering frame is fixed to the center
Exposure Control Method Program AE
Exposure Compensation +/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
White Balance
White Balance Control Auto, Preset (Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H), Custom
Flash
Built-in Flash Auto, Auto w/ Red-Eye Reduction, Flash On, Flash On w/ Red-Eye Reduction, Flash Off, Slow Synchro
Flash Range Normal: 1.5-9.8 ft./47cm-3.0m (W), 1.5-6.6 ft./47cm-2.0m (T)
Macro: 1.0-1.5 ft./30-47cm (W/T) (when sensitivity is set to ISO Auto)
Recycling Time 10 sec. or less (battery voltage=3.0V)
Flash Exposure Compensation Not available
Shooting Specifications
Shooting Modes Auto, Camera M, Special Scene (Portrait, Foliage, Snow, Beach, Fireworks, Indoor, Kids & Pets, Night Snapshot), Super Macro, Color Accent, Color Swap, My Colors, Stitch Assist, Movie
Photo Effects Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Custom Color
Self-Timer Activates shutter after an approx. 2-sec./10-sec. delay, Custom
Wireless Control Not available
Continuous Shooting Approx. 2.3 fps
Image Storage
Storage Media SD Memory Card, MultiMediaCard
File Format Design rule for camera file system, DPOF Version 1.1
Image Compression Still Image: Exif 2.2 (JPEG)
Movie: AVI (Image: Motion JPEG; Audio: WAVE (Monaural))
JPEG Compression Mode Normal, Fine, SuperFine
Number of Recording Pixels Still Image: 640 x 480 (Small), 1,024 x 768 (Medium 2), 1,600 x 1,200 (Medium 1), 2,272 x 1,704 (Large) 2,272 x 1,280 (Widescreen)
Movie: 640 x 480 (10 fps) / 320 x 240 (30 fps) available up to 1GB, 160 x 120 (3 min. at 15 fps)
Playback Specifications
Playback Modes File Still Image: Single, Magnification (approx. 2x-10x), Auto Rotate, Rotate, Index (9 thumbnails), Sound Memos, Auto Play
Movie: Normal Playback, Special Playback, Editing
Erasing Specifications
Erase Modes Still Image: single image, all images
Movie: part of movie, all of movie
Interfaces
Computer Interface USB (mini-B jack)
Video Out NTSC/PAL
Audio Out Monaural
Other Memory card slot; direct connection to Canon CP and SELPHY Compact Photo Printers, PIXMA Photo Printers and PictBridge-compatible printers via camera's USB cable
Power Supply
Power Source 1. AA-size Alkaline Battery (x2)
2. Rechargeable AA-size Ni-MH Battery (x2)
3. AC Adapter Kit ACK800
Shooting Capacity Still Image: approx. 90 shots (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 360 shots (AA-size Ni-MH Battery)
Playback Time Approx. 600 min. (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 720 min. (AA-size Ni-MH Battery)
Physical Specifications
Operating Temperature 32-104°F/0-40°C
Operating Humidity 10-90%
Dimensions
(W x H x D)
4.06 x 2.04 x 1.58 in. / 103.0 x 51.8 x 40.2mm
Weight Approx. 5.64 oz. / 160g (camera body only)

Review source: usa.canon.com

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