Canon PowerShot SD500

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PowerShot SD500


Type:7.1 megapixel, 1/1.8 inch type. Charge coupled device (CCD)
Total pixels:Approximately 7.4 megapixels; 7.1 effective
Focal length:7.7 to 23.1 millimeters F2.8 to F4.9 (35mm film equivalent
Digital zoom:4x
Focusing range: Normal: 1.6 feet / 50 centimeters to infinity. Macro: 2.0 inches to 1.6 feet / 5 to 50 centimeters (W), 1.0 to 1.6 feet / 30 to 50 centimeters (T). Digital macro: 2.0 to 3.9 inches / 5 to 10 centimeters (W)
Autofocus system:9 point AiAF / 1 point AF fixed to center (Intelligent Orientation Sensor), AF lock, AF-assist beam on/off
Optical viewfinder:Real-image optical zoom viewfinder
LCD monitor:2.0 inch low temperature polycrystalline silicon TFT color LCD
LCD pixels:Approximately 118,000 pixels
LCD coverage:100 percent
Maximum aperture:F2.8 to F7.1 (W), F4.9 to 13.0 (T)
Shutter speed:15 to 1/2000 seconds
Sensitivity:Auto, ISO 50/100/200/400 equivalent
Light metering method:Evaluative, center-weighted average, spot (center fixed)
Exposure control method:Program AE, AE lock is available
Exposure compensation:plus or minus 2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
White balance control:Auto, pre-set (daylight, cloudy, tungsten, fluorescent, fluorescent H), custom
Built-in flash: Operation modes: Auto, flash on, flash off, slow synchro red-eye reduction is available
Flash range: Normal: 1.6 to 15.8 feet / 50 centimeters to 4.8 meters (W), 1.6 to 9.2 feet / 50 centimeters to 2.8 meters (T). Macro: 1.0 to 1.6 feet / 30 to 50 centimeters (W/T) (when sensitivity is set to auto)
Recycling time:Approximately 10 seconds or less (battery voltage = 3.7V)
Shooting modes: Still images: auto, manual, scene modes (digital macro, portrait, night snapshot, kids & pets, indoor, underwater), my colors, stitch assist; movies: standard, fast frame rate, compact, my colors.
Photo effects:Off, vivid, neutral, low sharpening, sepia, black and white
Self-timer:Activates shutter after approximately 2 seconds or 10 second delay, custom
Wireless control:Not available
Continuous shooting:Approximately 2.0 shots per second
Storage media:SD memory card
Print order format:Design rule for camera file system JPEG and DPOF compliant
Image Recording Format:Still: JPEG. Movies: AVI: image data: motion JPEG; audio data: WAVE (Monaural)
JPEG compression mode:Normal, fine, SuperFine
Number of Recording Pixels: Still image: 3072 x 2304 large, 2592 x 1944 medium, 2048 x 1536 medium, 1600 x 1200 medium, 640 x 480 small, 1600 x 1200 postcard date imprint mode. Movie: 640 x 480, 320 x 240, 160 x 120
Playback modes:Single, index (9 thumb images), normal playback, special playback, slow motion, movie editing
Erase modes: Still images: single images, all images. Movies: part of movie, all of movie
Computer interface:USB 2.0 hi-speed (mini-B/PTP)
Video out:NTSC, PAL
Audio out:Monaural
Other:SD memory card slot. Direct connection to Canon CP Printers and select BJ Printers (no computer required)
Power source:One rechargeable lithium-ion battery NB-3L, AC adapter kit (ACK-900)
Shooting capacity:LCD On - Approx. 160 shots (CIPA Test Standard); LCD Off - Approx. 550 shots
Operating temperature:32 to 104 degrees F/0 to 40 degrees C
Operating humidity:10 to 90 percent
Dimensions (W x H x D):3.37 x 2.24 x 1.04 inches / 85.6 x 57.0 x 26.5 millimeters (excluding protrusions)
Weight:Approximately 6.0 ounces / 170 grams (camera body only)