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Canon PowerShot TX1 Digital Camera

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Canon PowerShot TX1 Digital Camera

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Product Highlights

  • 7.1 Megapixels
  • 10x Optical Zoom
  • 1.8-inch Vari-Angle LCD
  • Advanced Movie Capabilities
  • Optical Image Stabilizer
  • High ISO Sensitivity
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The Canon PowerShot TX1 Digital Camera with it's unique vertical orientation, is no bigger than the original Digital Elph, yet it houses a genuine Canon 10x optical zoom lens with Canon's exclusive Optical Image Stabilizer Technology, eliminating blurry images resulting from camera shake.

This pocket-sized, stainless steel Camera is stylized with textured accents, yet is no bigger than a deck of playing cards. The PowerShot TX1 is also very durable with an integrated stainless-steel barrier to protect the lens, and an all-metal alloy exterior casing. The securely hinged, Vari-Angle LCD screen is free to swivel in a nearly unimpeded manner, making it easy to frame shots, even when the camera is held at an awkward angle to the shooter.

The impressive High Definition (HD) 720p widescreen movie mode makes this camera an obvious camcorder replacement. Furthermore, it is easy to play movies or view high quality stills on a high-definition Television, thanks to a convenient component video output terminal.

7.1 Megapixel Resolution
With 7.1 megapixels of image resolution, the PowerShot TX1 can capture the kind of detail that makes ordinary images extraordinary, and gives you the freedom to crop images and produce large prints that are true-to-life and filled with rich detail.
Ultra-compact Canon 10x Optical Zoom Lens
The wide-range, compact 10x zoom lens provides an equivalent focal length of 39-390mm and astounding Super-Macro that can focus as close as the front surface of the front lens element. The 12 element design (including one UD and one Aspheric element) ensures that your images are tack sharp, while the latest optical and mechanical technologies keep the lens design, and therefore the camera very compact.
Optical Image Stabilizer Technology for Steady Shooting
The Canon PowerShot TX1 features Canon's exclusive Image Stabilizer Technology. Camera shake can cause blurring when shooting in low light and at long focal lengths, but the advanced Image Stabilizer uses digital technology to detect camera shake and signal precise lens shifts that effectively cancel it. This means the TX1 will allow you to take excellent-quality images in many more situations - outdoors at dusk, inside without a flash, anytime when lighting conditions are not ideal.
DIGIC III Processor with Face Detection AF/AE
Delivering fast, responsive camera performance and superb image rendering, the DIGIC III processor also drives Canon's landmark Face Detection technology. Face Detection AF/AE ensures accurate and bright people shots by automatically detecting faces in a scene and optimizing focus and exposure accordingly, and because the technology is hardware-based, it operates at the same rapid speed as Canon's standard AiAF. Furthermore, the processor incorporates iSAPS scene-recognition technology using an internal database of thousands of different photos to improve focus speed and accuracy, as well as exposure and white balance.
Expanded Sensitivity
The PowerShot TX1 features ISO 1600 with ISO Auto Shift to increase the ISO sensitivity thereby minimizing the probability of image blur caused by camera shake and subject motion automatically.
14 Shooting Modes
The PowerShot TX1 has 14 easy-to-use shooting modes including Auto, Manual, and a wide selection of Special Scene modes such as Portrait, Indoor and Night Snapshot, and you can quickly access these modes via the cameras intuitive controls. The camera also includes Color Accent and Color Swap photo effects which allow artistic photo effects to be applied in-camera both during and after shooting.
Advanced Movie Capabilities
The Canon PowerShot TX1 lets you capture movies with extraordinary clarity using 720P HD recording. Users can record movies with a resolution of 1280 x 720 @ 30 fps with stereo sound and provides the capability of 1080i component video playback for a true HD experience. The camera's impressive Face Detection AF feature for still images is also available in the movie mode.
1.8-inch Vari-Angle, Wide-View LCD
The LCD display on the PowerShot TX1 Provides vari-angle positioning so you can rotate and turn the screen as needed to properly frame your shots. Additionally the LCD display has a highly durable coating that resists scratches and fingerprints, while the anti-reflective coating keeps the picture clear and visible even in bright sunlight.
Durable and Attractive Design
With its elegant all-metal construction, the PowerShot TX1 is very durable, while the vertical orientation of the camera body makes for a unique photo experience. The built-in lens cap opens when the camera is turned on and closes when the camera is turned off, protecting the lens from scratches and smudges.
Fast USB Interface
The PowerShot TX1 supports the USB 2.0 Hi-Speed interface standard, so you'll enjoy the fastest possible data transfer speeds when using a USB 2.0 Hi-Speed compatible computer.
Easy, Flexible Direct Printing Options
The Print/Share button makes direct printing easier than ever. Simply connect the camera to a Canon Direct Photo Printer or PictBridge supported printer, press the Print/Share button and print. The Direct Print feature allows for image preview and editing (including cropping) on the camera when connected to a compatible printer. Also use the Print/Share button to transfer images directly to a computer (Windows).
Camera Type Compact Point-and-shoot Digital Camera
Image Quality
Image Sensor 1/2.5" 7.4 Megapixel CCD
Effective Resolution 7.1 million pixels
Color Depth 24-Bit RGB
Color Modes Full Color
Image File Formats JPEG (SuperFine, Fine, Normal)
Recorded Resolution Large (3072 x 2304)
Widescreen (3072 x 1728)
Medium 1 (2592 x 1944)
Medium 2 (2048 x 1536)
Medium 3 (1600 x 1200)
Small (640 x 480)
Video Recording AVI Motion JPEG with Stereo Audio
1280 x 720 @ 30fps
1280 x 720 LP @ 30fps
640 x 480 @ 30 fps
640 x 480 LP @ 30 fps
320 x 240 @ 60 fps
320 x 240 @ 30 fps
Clip length limited to 4GB or 1 hour
Audio Recording WAVE (Stereo)
Lens Type Canon Zoom Lens
Optical Zoom 10x
Lens Focal Length 6.5mm - 65.0mm (39mm - 390mm equivalent)
Digital Zoom 4x
Minimum Focus Distance 0" (0cm)
Maximum Aperture f/3.5-5.6
Optical Image Stabilization Yes (Canon IS)
Accessory Lens/Filter Mount No
Focus Control
Focus Type TTL Autofocus
Focus Modes Autofocus
Focus Range Normal: 19.2" (50cm) - infinity wide
Macro: 3.9" (10cm) - 19.2" (50cm)wide
Super Macro: 0" (0cm) - 3.9" (10cm) wide
Exposure Control
Sensitivity Auto ISO
High ISO Auto
Selectable ISO (80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600)
Shutter Type Not Specified by Manufacturer
Shutter Speed 15 - 1/2500 seconds
Aperture Range f/3.5-5.6 (max.)
Exposure Metering AiAF (Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot)
Exposure Modes Program AE, Camera M, Special Scene, Exposure Compensation (±2 stops in 1/3-stop increments), AE Lock
White Balance Modes Auto, Preset (Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H), Custom
Scene Modes Portrait, Foliage, Snow, Beach, Aquarium, Indoor, Night Snapshot
Built-in Flash Yes (Auto, Red-eye Reduction, Slow Synchro, Flash On, Flash Off)
Effective Flash Range 1.6' (0.5m) - 6.6 ft (2.0m)
External Flash Connection No
External Flash Control Not Applicable
Start-Up Time Not Specified by Manufacturer
Shutter Lag Not Specified by Manufacturer
Time Between Shots Not Specified by Manufacturer
Burst Capability Normal: 2.2 fps Continuous
AF: 1.1 fps Continuous
Self Timer 2 seconds or 10 seconds
Interval Recording No
Date & Time Stamp No
Memory & Power
Built-in Memory No
Compatible Memory Cards Secure Digital (SD/SDHC) Card
MultiMediaCard (MMC/MMC Plus) Card
Recording Capacity Includes 32MB MMC Plus Card

Still Image Capacity

SuperFine Fine Normal
Large 9 15 33
Widescreen 12 21 43
Medium 1 11 21 42
Medium 2 18 33 66
Medium 3 30 53 102
Small 114 177 278

Video Capacity

Video Mode Record Time
1280 x 720 @ 30 fps 6 seconds
1280 x 720 @ 30 fps 12 seconds
640 x 480 @ 30 fps 14 seconds
640 x 480 LP @ 30 fps 26 seconds
320 x 240 @ 60 fps 20 seconds
320 x 240 @ 30 fps 35 seconds
Battery Type NB-4L Rechargeable Lithium Battery
Power Adapter ACK-DC10 AC Adapter Kit (optional)
Computer Interface USB 2.0 (Hi-Speed)
Direct Print Capable Yes (PictBridge)
Remote Control No
Video Output Yes (1080i component, NTSC & PAL)
Web-Cam Capable No
System & Software Requirements Windows System
  • Pentium 500MHz processor (1.3GHz for Vista)
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 (SP4), XP, Vista
  • 256MB RAM (512MB for Vista)
  • 270MB available Hard Drive space
  • USB Port
  • Video Display with 1024x768 pixels and 16-Bit color or better
  • CD-ROM Drive for Software Install

Macintosh System

  • PowerPC (G3/G4/G5) or Intel Processor
  • Macintosh OS X (10.3 - 10.4.x)
  • 256MB RAM
  • 270MB available Hard Drive space
  • USB Port
  • Video Display with 1024x768 pixels and 32,000 colors or better
  • CD-ROM Drive for Software Install
Viewfinder No
LCD Display 1.8" Vari-angle Low-temperature Polycrystalline Silicon TFT color LCD (115,000 pixels), with Brightness Adjustment (15 levels)
Language Options English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Simplified/Traditional Chinese, Japanese, Russian, Portuguese, Korean, Greek, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Thai, Arabic, Romanian, Ukrainian
Playback Options Single Image, Magnification (2x-10x), Jump, Auto Rotate, Rotate, Resume, My Category, Histogram, Index (9 thumbnails), Sound Memos, Sound Recorder, Slide Show, Red-eye Correction, Movie (Normal Playback, Special Playback, Editing, Auto Rotate, Resume)
Dimensions (HxWxD) 3.5 x 2.4 x 1.2" (89 x 60 x 29mm)
Weight 7.8 oz. (220g) without battery
Canon PowerShot TX1, 7.1 Megapixel, 10x Optical/4x Digital Zoom, Digital Camera
  • 32MB MMC Plus Memory Card
  • NB-4L Lithium Battery Pack
  • CB-2LV Battery Charger
  • USB Interface Cable (IFC-400PCU)
  • Stereo Video Cable (AVCSTV-250N)
  • Component Cable (CTC-100/S)
  • Wrist Strap
  • Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM (ZoomBrowser EX, PhotoStitch, EOS Utility, Driver)
  • User Guide
  • 1-Year Canon U.S.A. Limited Warranty
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    Canon - NB-4L Lithium-Ion Battery Pack (3.7v 760mAh)
    • You Pay: $37.95

    Bags & Cases

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    Canon - Metal Neck Strap 1 for Elph Cameras
    • You Pay: $10.60

    Screen Protectors

    Protect your LCD screen from scratches and finger prints.

    GGI - Digital Screen Care Kit
    • You Pay: $7.49

    Card Readers

    Download your pictures faster and save battery life.

    GGI - All In One USB 2.0 Digital Flash Card Reader / Writer
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    Books & Tutorials

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    Amphoto - Book: The Better Photo Guide to Digital Photography
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