Canon PowerShot S500

User Manual

Operating manual
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Features

PowerShot S500

Specifications

Type:Compact digital still camera w/ built-in flash and 3x Optical Zoom and 4.1x Digital Zoom, 12x Combined Zoom
Image capture device:5.0 MP 1/1.8" CCD
Color depth:8 bits x 3 colors
Resolution (recording pixels):640 x 480 pixels (Small), 1600 x 1200 (Med Low), 2048 x 1536 (Med High), 2592 x 1944 (Large); 640 x 480, 320 x 240 or 160 x 120 (Movie)
ISO sensitivity:Auto, or User Set ISO 50, 100, 200, 400
Image quality modes (JPEG):Normal, Fine, Superfine
File format:Design rule for Camera File System, DPOF Ver. 1.1 (Digital Print Order Format)
Image recording format: Still Image: JPEG or RAW; Movie: AVI. Exif 2.2 compliant
Recording media:CompactFlash (CF) Card, Type I
Shooting modes:Auto, Manual, Stitch Assist, Movie, Continuous (Approx. 2.2 fps)
Photo effects:Vivid, Neutral, Low Sharpness, Sepia, B/W
Playback modes:Single, Index (9 Thumbnails), Magnification (Approx. 2x~10x) or Slide Show, Movie
Erase mode:Single Images, All Images
Interfaces:USB; AV Output (NTSC/PAL Selectable, monaural audio) & CF Card slot (Complied w/ Type I Standard), Direct Connection to Canon Direct Photo Printers & PictBridge compatible Printers
Lens:7.4-22.2mm, f/2.8-4.9 zoom lens (equiv. to 36-108mm in 35mm format)
Shutter speed:15-1/2000 sec. slow shutter of 1.3 sec. and more operates w/ noise reduction
Focus range: Normal AF: 18 in. (46cm)~infinity; Macro AF: 2~18 in. (5~46cm) (WIDE), 12~18 in. (30~46cm) (TELE)
Light metering method:Evaluative Metering, Center-weighted average metering or Spot metering
Exposure control:Program AE; AE Lock is available
Compensation:+/-2.0 EV in 1/3 step increments
White balance control:TTL Auto White Balance, Preset White Balance (Avail. settings
Optical viewfinder:Real-image optical zoom viewfinder
LCD:1.5" low-temperature polycrystalline silicon TFT color LCD
Power:Rechargeable lithium ion battery (NB-1LH) or AC Adapter Kit ACK500, Car Battery Charger CBC-NB1
Dimensions (W x H x D):3.4" x 2.2" x 1.1"/87.0 x 57.0 x 27.8mm
Weight:Approx. 6.5 oz./185g (camera body only)
What's in the box:PowerShot S500 digital camera, 32 MB CompactFlash memory card, rechargeable lithium-ion battery (NB-1LH), battery charger (CB-2LS), USB and A/V cables, and wrist strap
Software:CD-ROM includes browsing and printing software ZoomBrowser EX (Windows) and ImageBrowser (Mac). Other software includes PhotoStitch, plus photo and movie manipulation software ArcSoft PhotoStudio and VideoImpression.