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Canon PowerShot SD430

Camera Effective Pixels Approx. 5.0 million
Image Sensor 1/2.5-inch CCD (Total number of pixels: Approx.5.3 million)
Lens 5.8 (W)–17.4 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent: 35 (W)–105 (T) mm) f/2.8 (W)–f/4.9 (T)
Digital Zoom Approx. 4.0x (Up to approx. 12x in combination with the optical zoom)
Optical Viewfinder Real-image zoom viewfinder
LCD Monitor 2.0-inch, low-temperature polycrystalline silicon TFT color LCD, approx. 118,000 pixels (Picture coverage 100%)
AF System TTL autofocus
Focusing frame: 9-point AiAF/1-point AF (fixed to center)
Shooting Distance
(From the front of the lens)
・ Normal: 30 cm (1.0 ft.)–infinity
・ Macro: 3–50 cm (W)/30–50 cm (T) (1.2 in.–1.6 ft. (W)/1.0–1.6 ft. (T))
・ Infinity: 3 m (9.8 ft.)–infinity
Shutter Mechanical shutter + electronic shutter
Shutter Speeds 15–1/1500 sec. The shutter speed varies according to the shooting mode. Slow shutter speeds of 1.3 sec. or slower operate with noise reduction.
Metering System Evaluative, Center-weighted average or Spot (fixed to center)
Exposure Compensation ± 2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
ISO Speed Auto (camera automatically sets the optimal speed.), ISO 50/100/200/400 equivalent
White Balance Auto, pre-set (available settings: Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent or Fluorescent H) or custom
Built-in Flash Auto, auto with red-eye reduction, flash on with red-eye reduction, flash on, flash off, slow synchro
Flash Range ・ Normal: 50 cm–3.5 m (1.6–12 ft.) (W), 50 cm–2.0 m (1.6–6.6 ft.) (T)

・ Macro: 30 cm–50 cm (1.0–1.6 ft.) (W/T) (When ISO speed is set to AUTO.)
Shooting Modes ? Still Image
: Auto, Manual, Digital macro, Portrait, Night Snapshot, My Colors Scene Mode, Stitch assist

? Movie
: Standard, Fast Frame Rate, Compact, My Colors Long shutter mode available Kids&Pets, Indoor, Foliage, Snow, Beach, Fireworks Selectable from Rec. menu in manual mode.
Continuous Shooting Approx. 2.1 shots/sec. (Large/Fine mode)
Self-timer Activates shutter after an approx. 10-sec./approx. 2-sec. delay, Custom Timer
PC-controlled Shooting Available (Wireless connection only. Exclusive software program is included in the camera kit.)
Recording Media SD memory card /MultiMediaCard This camera has been tested with SD memory cards through 2GB. All memory card functions cannot be guaranteed.
File Format Design rule for camera file system and DPOF compliant
Data Type Still images: Exif 2.2 (JPEG)
Movie: AVI (Image data: Motion JPEG; Audio data: WAVE (monaural)) This digital camera supports Exif 2.2 (also called “Exif Print”). Exif Print is a standard for enhancing the communication between digital cameras and printers. By connecting to an Exif Print-compliant printer, the camera's image data at the time of shooting is used and optimized, yielding extremely high quality prints.
Compression Superfine, Fine, Normal
Number of Recording Pixels (Still Images) ? Large: 2592×1944 pixels
? Medium 1: 2048×1536 pixels
? Medium 2: 1600×1200 pixels
? Small: 640×480 pixels
? Postcard Date Imprint Mode:1600×1200 pixels
Number of Recording Pixels (Movies) ? Standard, My Colors:
   640×480 pixels (30 frames/sec., 15 frames/sec.)
   320×240 pixels (30 frames/sec., 15 frames/sec.)
Recording can continue until the memory card is full (can record up to a maximum of 1 GB at one time).

? Fast Frame Rate: (can record for 1 min.)
   320×240 pixels (60 frames/sec.)

? Compact: (can record for 3 min.)
   160×120 pixels (15 frames/sec.) Using super high-speed SD memory cards (SDC-512MSH recommended).
Playback Modes Single (histogram displayable), Index (9 thumbnail images), Magnified (approx. 10x (max.) in LCD monitor, advance or reverse through magnified images possible), Jump (jumps to every tenth or hundredth image, to the first image of those sharing a certain shooting date, to movies, or to the first image in a folder. In index playback mode, it displays 9 images at once.), Sound memos (up to 60 sec.), Slide show or Movie (edit/slow motion play back possible).
Direct Print PictBridge compliant, and Canon Direct Print and Bubble Jet Direct compatible
My Camera Settings Start-up image, start-up sound, operation sound, Self-timer sound, and shutter sound.
Wireless Standard IEEE802.11b
Wireless Channel Channel 1–11
Security Infrastructure: WEP64/128 bit, WPA-PSK (TKIP/AES)
Adhoc: WEP64/128 bit (when connecting to computer)
AES (when connecting to WA-1N)
Transmission range Approx. 30 m (98.4 ft.) (However, make sure that there are no interfering obstacles between the devices.)

?The distance will vary with the installation site, the environment of use, and the conditions of use.
Interface USB 2.0 Hi-Speed (mini-B), PTP (Picture Transfer Protocol) Audio/Video output (NTSC or PAL selectable, monaural audio)
Power Source Battery Pack NB-4L (Lithium-ion Rechargeable battery) AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC10
Operating Temperature 0–40 C (32–104 F)
Operating Humidity 10–90 %
Dimensions 99.0× 54.4×21.7 mm (3.90×2.14×0.85 in.) (excluding protrusions)
Weight Approx. 130 g (4.59 oz.) (camera body only)

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