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Canon PowerShot SD30

Type of Camera
Type of Camera Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 2.4x Optical/4x Digital/10x Combined Zoom
Image Capture Device
Type 5.0 Megapixel, 1/2.5 inch charge coupled device (CCD)
Total Pixels Approx. 5.3 Megapixels
Effective Pixels Approx. 5.0 Megapixels
Focal Length 6.3-14.9mm f/3.2-5.4 zoom lens (equivalent to 38-90mm in 35mm format)
Digital Zoom 4x
Focusing Range Normal AF: 1.0 ft./30cm-infinity; Macro AF: 1-1.6 ft./30-50cm (WIDE), 3.9 in.-1.6 ft./10-50cm (TELE)
Autofocus System TTL Autofocus (continuous/single)
LCD Monitor 1.8 inch low-temperature polycrystalline silicon TFT color LCD.
LCD Pixels Approx. 118,000 pixels
LCD Coverage 100%
Aperture and Shutter
Maximum Aperture f/3.2 (W) - f/5.4 (T)
Shutter Speed 15-1/1600 sec.; Slow shutter operates with noise reduction when manually set at 1.3-15 sec. is only available in select modes
Exposure Control
Sensitivity AUTO, ISO 50/100/200/400 equivalent
Light Metering Method Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot*
* Metering frame with Spot Mode is fixed to center or linked to AF frame.
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
Built-in Flash Operation Modes: Auto, On/Off, Red-Eye Reduction On/Off, Slow Synchro
Flash Range Normal: 1.0-6.6 ft./30cm - 2.0m (WIDE), 1.0-4.3 ft./30cm - 1.3m (TELE)
Macro: 1.0-1.6 ft./30-50cm (W/T) (When ISO is set to Auto)
Recycling Time Approx. 10 sec. or less (battery voltage=3.7V)
Flash Exposure Compensation Not available
Shooting Specifications
Shooting Modes Auto; Manual, Portrait, Landscape, Night Snapshot, Special Scene (Foliage, Snow, Beach, Fireworks, Underwater, Indoor, Kids & Pets), Macro, My Colors, Stitch Assist, Movie
Photo Effects Vivid, Neutral, Low Sharpening, Sepia, Black & White
Self-Timer Activates shutter after an approx. 2 sec./10 sec. delay, Custom
Wireless Control Available for playback and printing via Camera Station CS-DC1
Continuous Shooting Approx. 1.3 fps
Image Storage
Storage Media SD Memory Card, MultiMediaCard
File Format Design rule for camera file system, DPOF Version 1.1 (Digital Print Order Format)
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: 2,592 x 1,944 (Large), 2,048 x 1,536 (Medium 1), 1,600 x 1,200 (Medium 2), 640 x 480 (Small)
Movie: 640 x 480/320 x 240 (10 fps/20 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, Rotation, Histogram, Index (9 thumbnails), Sound Memos, Slide Show
Movie: Normal Playback, Special Playback, Editing
Erasing Specifications
Erase Modes Still Image: Single image, All images
Movie: Part of movie, All of movie
Computer Interface (via Camera Station CS-DC1) USB 2.0 Hi-Speed
Video Out NTSC/PAL
Audio Out Monaural
Other Memory card slot. Direct connection to Canon CP, SELPHY, PIXMA Photo Printers and PictBridge compatible printers via Camera Station's USB cable.
Power Supply
Power Source 1. Battery Pack NB-4L
2. Compact Power Adapter CA-DC20
3. Camera Station CS-DC1
Shooting Capacity Still Image: approx. 160 shots (NB-4L)* 1
Playback Time Approx. 240 min. (NB-4L)*
Physical Specifications
Operating Temperature 32-104° F/0-40° C
Operating Humidity 10-90%
(W x H x D)
3.78 (W) x 1.78 (H) x 0.94 (D) in./96.1 (W) x 45.1 (H) x 23.9 (D) mm
Weight Approx. 3.7 oz./105g (camera body only)

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