Canon PowerShot S40

User Manual

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PowerShot S40


Maximum image resolution:2,272 x 1,704 pixels
Image resolution options:High
Image resolution options:Medium
Image resolution options:Low
Maximum CCD resolution:4.1 megapixels
CCD size:0.55 inch
Optical viewfinder:Yes
LCD screen size:1.8 inches
LCD swivel:No
Aperture:f/2.8 to f/8.0
Optical zoom:3x
Digital zoom:3.6x
Lens construction:all-glass, 8 elements in 7 groups
Compatible memory types:CompactFlash I or II (Microdrive supported)
Onboard memory:None
Max. photos at highest quality:4
Max. photos at lowest quality:165
Image type(s):JPEG, RAW
Uncompressed mode:Yes
ISO film-speed equivalency:50, 100, 200, 400
Macro focus range:4 - 28 inches
Shutter speed range:1/1,500 to 15 seconds
Autofocus system:TTL
Manual focus:Yes
Focus range:4 inches to infinity
Shutter priority mode:Yes
Aperture priority mode:Yes
Main exposure mode:Auto
Spot metering mode:Yes
Manual exposure mode:Yes
Manual white balance mode:Yes
Built-in flash:Yes
Red-eye reduction:Yes
Fill-flash (forced flash):Yes
Flash-off mode:Yes
Night portrait (flash synch) mode:Yes
Hot shoe for external flash:No
Black and white:Yes
Movie mode:Yes
Audio recording:Yes
Burst mode or continuous shooting:Yes
Frames/sec in burst mode:2.5
Self timer:Yes
Remote included:No
Compatible systems:PC, Mac
Mac system requirements:Mac OS 8.6 through 9.1 (Incompatible with Mac OS X), Power Mac, PowerBook, iMac or iBook, built-in USB port, 20 MB RAM for software
PC system requirements:Windows 98 or newer (XP compatible), Pentium 150 or better, USB port, 64 MB RAM
Software included:ArcSoft PhotoImpression and VideoImpression, Canon software suite
Serial output:No
USB output:Yes
Video output:Yes
Battery requirements:proprietary lithium-ion battery pack
Batteries included:Yes
Rechargable batteries included:Yes
AC adapter included:No
Body type:Compact point-and-shoot
Included in box:Camera, rechargeable battery, battery charger, USB cable, video cable, software.
Width:4.4 inches
Height:2.3 inches
Depth:1.7 inches
Weight:9 ounces without battery or card