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Canon PowerShot A570 IS Digital Camera

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Canon PowerShot A570 IS Digital Camera

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  • 7.1 Megapixels
  • 4x Optical Zoom
  • 2.5" LCD Display
  • Optical Image Stabilizer
  • High ISO Sensitivity
  • Face Detection AF/AE
  • In-Camera Red-Eye Correction
  • Powered By AA Batteries
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The Canon PowerShot A570 IS Digital Camera Incorporates Canon's exclusive Optical Image Stabilizer Technology, along with the ISO 1600 and High ISO Auto settings to reduce blur caused by low light, subject movement and camera shake so your images will always be crisp, and sharp. The camera also provides superb image quality with a recording resolution of up to 7.1 megapixels, and a precision 4x Optical Zoom lens. A wide range of shooting modes cover most family and social situations, allowing users to shoot without having to worry about camera settings, Plus the camera includes manual exposure capability for users that want more creative control of their images.

The DIGIC III image processor offers impressive response times and also powers Canons unique Face Detection and Noise Reduction Technologies, making it easier for users to capture sharp, well-exposed images in any shooting situation. Furthermore, the camera feature a versatile movie mode that records VGA & QVGA quality clips with audio and two special recording modes - Fast Frame Rate mode and Compact Movie Mode. The 2.5" LCD screen size makes it easy to view and share your photos right on the camera, and the camera is conveniently powered by AA batteries, with impressive battery life. All of these features are integrated into a compact and affordable camera that is a pleasure to take along.

7.1 Megapixel Resolution
The PowerShot A570 IS provides 7.1 megapixels of resolution, gives you the ability to capture superb detail and real-life color resulting in beautiful prints with excellent sharpness and clarity at print sizes of over 16x20". The high resolution also means that even if you crop your image, your prints will still be breathtakingly beautiful.
Canon 4x Optical Zoom Lens
The 4x Optical Zoom lens is made to Canon's demanding specifications, and is capable of shooting close-ups, group shots or scenery. The addition of the 4x digital zoom yields a total zoom of 16x and provides the ability to really single out details from a distance.
Image Stabilizer Technology for Steady Shooting
The Canon PowerShot A570 IS 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 A570 IS 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.
High ISO to Reduce Image Blur and Expand Low-light Shooting
The PowerShot A570 IS features ISO 1600 and High ISO Auto settings that reduce the effects of camera shake, subject movement, and allows you to shoot without a flash even in low-light situations, giving you greater flexibility for shooting.
16:9 Widescreen Mode
The PowerShot A570 IS includes a 16:9 widescreen option that lets you shoot still photos and movies in a format that's specially made for viewing on widescreen television sets or your computer monitor.
Flexible Movie Modes Including VGA and Fast Frame Rate
The highly flexible movie mode provides movie capture capability that can be customized to your needs. Select from VGA (640x480) and QVGA (320x240) resolution, with frame rates of 30 fps or 15 fps, or choose the Fast Frame Rate mode to record extremely smooth, full-motion movie clips in QVGA at 60 fps for up to 1 minute long. Furthermore, the Compact Movie Mode (160x120) records at 15 fps for up to 3 minutes, and is ideal for internet and e-mail applications.
Intuitive Mode Dial and Comfortable Grip
Simply turn the Mode Dial to the needed setting to handle any shooting condition. Choose from Auto, Manual, Movie, or Special Scene where you can select from settings such as Night, Snow, Indoor, Beach and more to get the best possible image. The Easy to hold extended grip of the camera means that you'll always feel secure in your shooting.
2.5" LCD Display
The PowerShot A570 IS incorporates a 2.5-inch LCD screen with 115,000 pixels of resolution, making shooting and playback bright and clear. Plus, the Night Display feature provides for easy viewing in low light.
In-Camera Red-Eye Correction
The Red-eye Correction feature automatically detects and corrects instances of red-eye - making your pictures look more professional, however, if Red-eye is present and is not automatically detected, it can easily be corrected manually during playback mode right in the camera.
USB 2.0 Interface
Equipped with a High Speed USB 2.0 interface, the PowerShot A570 IS provides the fastest possible data transfer speeds when using a USB 2.0 Hi-Speed compatible computer.
Powered By AA-size Batteries
The camera uses common AA-size batteries that can be purchased at any store so you don't need to worry about running out of batteries or recharging batteries - simply get new ones locally. You can also use economical NiMH Rechargeable AA batteries.
Easy, Flexible Direct Printing Options
The Camera supports direct printing using the Canon Direct Print system or the PictBridge system, so you can print without a computer on many different brands and models of printers. The Direct Print feature also allows for image preview and editing (including cropping) on the camera before you begin printing, so your printed pictures are exactly what you need. Also, the Print/Share button is an easy way to transfer images directly to a computer when the camera is connected via the USB cable.
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 Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Custom
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 Audio
High (640 x 480 @ 30 fps, up to 1GB)
Medium (640 x 480 @ 15 fps, up to 1GB)
Low (320 x 240 @ 15 fps, up to 1GB)
Compact (160 x 120 @ 15 fps, up to 3 minutes)
Fast Frame Rate (320 x 240 @ 60 fps up to 1 minute)
Audio Recording WAVE (Monaural)
Lens Type Canon Zoom Lens
Optical Zoom 4x
Lens Focal Length 5.8mm - 23.2mm (35mm - 140mm equivalent)
Digital Zoom 4x
Minimum Focus Distance 2.0" (5cm)
Maximum Aperture f/2.6-5.5
Optical Image Stabilization Yes (Canon IS)
Accessory Lens/Filter Mount 52mm with LA-DC52G Conversion Lens Adapter (optional)
Focus Control
Focus Type TTL Autofocus
Focus Modes 9 point AF, Center AF, Face Detect AF
Focus Range Normal: 18" (45cm) - infinity
Macro: 2.0" (5cm) - 18" (45cm) 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 15-1/2000 seconds
Aperture Range f/2.6-5.5 - f/8.0
Exposure Metering Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot
Exposure Modes Auto, Program AE, Aperture Priority (Av), Shutter Priority (Tv), Manual, 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, Landscape, Night Scene, Foliage, Snow, Beach, Fireworks, Aquarium, Underwater, Indoor, Kids & Pets, Night Snapshot, Stitch Assist
Built-in Flash Yes (Auto, Red-Eye Reduction, Slow Synchro, Flash On, Flash Off)
Effective Flash Range 1.5' (0.5m) - 11' (3.5m)
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 1.7 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)
Recording Capacity Includes 16MB MultiMedia Card

Still Image Capacity

SuperFine Fine Normal
Large 4 7 16
Widescreen 6 10 21
Medium 1 5 10 21
Medium 2 9 16 33
Medium 3 14 26 50
Small 56 88 138

Video Capacity

Video Mode Record Time
High 7 seconds
Medium 22 seconds
Low 43 seconds
Compact 107 seconds
Fast Frame Rate 11 seconds
Battery Type 2x AA Batteries (Alkaline, NiMH)
Power Adapter ACK800 AC Adapter Kit (optional)
Computer Interface USB 2.0 (High Speed)
Direct Print Capable Yes (PictBridge)
Remote Control No
Video Output Yes (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 Real-image optical zoom viewfinder
LCD Display 2.5" Amorphous Silicon TFT color LCD (115,000 pixels)
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, Histogram, Index (9 thumbnails), Sound Memos, Auto Play, Resume, Movie playback (Normal or Special Playback), Erase Modes (single image, image by date, image by folder, all images, part of movie, all of movie)
Dimensions (HxWxD) 2.5 x 3.5 x 1.7" (64 x 90 x 43mm)
Weight 6.2 oz. (175g) without batteries
Canon PowerShot A570 IS, 7.1 Megapixel, 4x Optical/4x Digital Zoom, Digital Camera
  • 16MB MultiMedia Card
  • 2x AA-size Alkaline Batteries
  • IFC-400PCU USB Interface Cable
  • AVC-DC300 A/V Cable
  • Wrist Strap (WS-800)
  • Digital Camera Solution Software CD-ROM
  • User Guide
  • 1-Year Canon U.S.A. Limited Warranty
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