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Canon PowerShot SX100 IS Digital Camera (Black)

B&H # CAPSSX100B Mfr # 2420B001
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Product Highlights
  • 8.0 Megapixels
  • 10x Optical Zoom
  • 2.5" LCD Display
  • Face Detection AF/AE
  • High ISO Sensitivity
  • Extensive Shooting Modes
  • Red-eye Correction
  • Uses AA-size Batteries

The Canon PowerShot SX100 IS Digital Camera will inspire you with its with phenomenal 10x Optical Zoom...and so much more. There's the 8.0-megapixel CCD and Optical Image Stabilizer for shake-free shooting. Plus, the DIGIC III Image Processor with advanced Face Detection, Face Selector Button and Red-eye Correction assure superb results every time. Auto ISO Shift and ISO 1600 make low light shooting easy. The large Mode Dial lets you select Scene Modes or full manual control effortlessly.

8.0 Megapixel Resolution
With 8.0 Megapixels of imaging power, the PowerShot SX100 IS delivers stunning detail and clarity, sufficient to produce oversized prints and also provides the freedom to enlarge any section of an image and crop to your exact needs.
Incredible 10x Optical Zoom Lens
The PowerShot SX100 IS has an incredible 10x optical zoom lens which provides a 35mm focal range equivalent of 36 - 360mm and helps to bring your subject closer with razor-sharp precision and stunning lifelike color. In addition, the camera is equipped with a 4x digital zoom, which combined with the optical zoom provides an incredible 40x total zoom range for capturing even the smallest details of your subject.
Optical Image Stabilizer
Canon's lens shift-type optical image stabilizer counteracts the camera shake caused by slight hand movements. Vibration sensors detect the angle and speed of movement and send this information to a processor, allowing the camera to compensate. This adds stability to hand-held, telephoto or moving shots and enables shooting at shutter speeds of up to three stops slower than typical with no noticeable increase in image blur.
DIGIC III Image Processor with iSAPS Technology
Canon's DIGIC III Image Processor is designed to improve processing speed and image quality, so DIGIC III provides markedly faster startup, autofocus and playback, plus it assures that every image is more colorfully vibrant. iSAPS Technology is an entirely original scene-recognition technology developed for digital cameras by Canon. Using an internal database of thousands of different photos, iSAPS works with the fast DIGIC III Image Processor to improve focus speed and accuracy, as well as exposure and white balance.
Face Detection Technology
The DIGIC III processor in the PowerShot SX100 IS features Face Detection AF/AE, which finds multiple faces in the frame and sets the most suitable focus point when the shutter button is pressed halfway. In addition, Face Detection FE adjusts the flash based on a person's face on the screen, eliminating the common problem of darkened or overexposed faces. Furthermore, the Face Selector AF enables you to lock on and follow a specific face. Simply press the Face Selector Button; then the selected face is double-framed and tracked when the face moves in the frame.
In-camera Red-eye Correction
Red-eye Correction detects and automatically corrects red-eye during playback for both regular and flash photography. In unusual cases where red-eye is not automatically detected, it can easily be corrected manually during playback mode.
High ISO Sensitivity
The PowerShot SX100 IS Digital ELPH features ISO 1600 and High ISO Auto settings that reduce the effects of camera shake and sharpen subjects in low-light situations, giving you greater flexibility for shooting.
Wide Range of Shooting Modes
A complement of eighteen shooting modes helps deliver excellent results in almost any situation, or if you want to flex your creative muscles, choose Manual Control and do it all yourself. Preset Special Scene modes assist with picture taking in tricky lighting conditions, including Indoor, Night Scene, Beach and Snow options. The camera also provides opportunity for creative experimentation with My Colors photo effects for additional in-camera color customization.
VGA Movie Recording with Sound
The camera's movie functions include 30fps VGA recording with sound, and can playback onto a PC or a TV via the integrated AV Out connection. You can also shoot full-motion movies at QVGA (320 x240) that are well suited to PC playback, and there is even a 15 fps Compact Movie Mode that's ideal for creating movies you can attach to emails.
High-quality 2.5-inch LCD Screen
The 2.5 inch LCD screen of the PowerShot SX100 IS has 172,000 pixels of resolution, and features a wide viewing angle for easy viewing, whether you're shooting, reviewing or showing off your images. This high-resolution screen offers a crisp, clear picture so using the camera's menu functions especially convenient. It also features Night Display for easy viewing in low light.
Convenient AA-size Batteries
AA-size batteries 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.
USB 2.0 Interface
The PowerShot SX100 IS supports the USB 2.0 (Hi-Speed) standard, so you'll enjoy the highest possible data transfer speeds when using a USB 2.0 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 Ultra-zoom Compact Point-and-shoot Digital Camera with Optical Image Stabilization
Image Quality
Image Sensor 1/2.5" 8.3 Megapixel CCD
Effective Resolution 8.1 million pixels
Color Depth 24-Bit RGB
Color Modes Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Custom
Image File Formats JPEG (Super Fine, Fine, Normal)
Recorded Resolution Large (3264 x 2448)
Widescreen (3264 x 1832)
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
Standard (640 x 480 @30 fps)
Standard LP(640 x 480 @ 30 fps)
Standard (320 x 240 @ 30 fps)
Compact (160 x 120 @ 15 fps)
Clip length limited to 4GB file except Compact that is limited to 3 minutes
Audio Recording WAV format
record time up to 60 seconds with image
Optics
Lens Type Canon Zoom Lens
Optical Zoom 10x
Lens Focal Length 6.0mm - 60mm (36mm - 360mm equivalent)
Digital Zoom 4x
Minimum Focus Distance 0.4" (1cm)
Maximum Aperture f/2.8-4.3
Optical Image Stabilization Yes (Canon O.I.S.)
Accessory Lens/Filter Mount No
Focus Control
Focus Type TTL Autofocus
Focus Modes Autofocus (9-point AiAF, 1-point AF), Macro
Focus Range Normal: 19.2" (50cm) - -infinity
Macro: 0.4" (1cm) - 19.2" (50cm) wide
Exposure Control
Sensitivity Auto
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/2.8-4.3 (max.)
Exposure Metering TTL-AE (Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot)
Exposure Modes Program AE, Manual; AE Lock, Safety Shift, Auto ISO Shift, Exposure Compensation (±2 stops in 1/3-stop increments)
White Balance Modes Auto, Preset (Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H), Custom
Scene Modes Portrait, Landscape, Special Scene (Foliage, Snow, Beach, Fireworks, Aquarium, Indoor, Night Scene), Kids & Pets, Night Snapshot, Stitch Assist
Flash
Built-in Flash Yes (Auto, Auto w/ Red-eye Reduction, Flash On, Flash On w/ Red-eye Reduction, Flash Off; FE lock, Safety FE, Slow Synchro)
Effective Flash Range 1.6' (0.5m) - 9.8' (3.0m)
External Flash Connection No
External Flash Control Not Applicable
Performance
Start-Up Time Not Specified by Manufacturer
Shutter Lag Not Specified by Manufacturer
Time Between Shots Not Specified by Manufacturer
Burst Capability 1.3 fps Continuous (AF & LV @ 0.8 fps)
Self Timer 2 seconds, 10 seconds or Custom
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)
Recording Capacity Includes 16MB Secure Digital (SD) Card

Still Image Capacity

Superfine Fine Normal
Large 3 6 13
Widescreen 5 8 18
Medium 1 5 9 19
Medium 2 8 15 30
Medium 3 13 24 47
Small 52 81 128

Video Capacity

Video Mode Record Time
Standard (640 x 480) 6 seconds
Standard LP (640 x 480) 14 seconds
Standard (320 x 240) 20 seconds
Compact 100 seconds
Battery Type 2x AA Batteries (Alkaline, Lithium, NiMH)
Power Adapter ACK800 AC Adapter Kit (optional)
Input/Output
Computer Interface USB 2.0 Hi-Speed
Direct Print Capable Yes (PictBridge & Canon Direct Print)
Remote Control No
Video Output Yes (NTSC & PAL)
Web-Cam Capable No
System & Software Requirements Windows System
  • IBM PC/AT compatible with Pentium 500MHz or higher processor
  • Microsoft Windows 98/98SE, Me, 2000 SP4, XP (also Vista)
  • Built-in USB Port

Macintosh System

  • PowerPC G3, G4 or G5 Processor
  • Mac OS 9.0 - 9.2, OS X (10.1 - 10.4)
  • Built-in USB Port
Display
Viewfinder No
LCD Display 2.5" LTPS TFT color LCD (172,000 pixels) with wide viewing angle
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
Playback Options Single Image, Index (9-up), Magnification (2x - 10x), Jump, Auto Rotate, Rotate, Resume, Histogram, Resize, Sound Memos, Red-eye Correction, Auto Play, Erase (single image, all images), Movie playback (Normal, Special Playback, Editing), Movie Erase (part of movie, all of movie)
Physical
Dimensions (HxWxD) 4.3 x 2.8 x 1.9" (109 x 72 x 47mm)
Weight 9.4 oz. (265g) camera body only
Canon PowerShot SX100 IS, 8.0 Megapixel, 10x Optical/4x Digital Zoom, Digital Camera (Black)
  • 16MB Secure Digital (SD) Card
  • 2x AA Alkaline Batteries
  • USB Interface Cable IFC-400PCU
  • A/V Cable AVC-DC300
  • Wrist Strap WS-200
  • Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM
  • User Guide
  • 1-Year Canon U.S.A. Limited Warranty
  • Batteries & Power

    Always keep a spare battery handy so you won't get caught without power.

    Canon -  ACK-800 AC Adapter Kit for Select PowerShot Digital Cameras
    • You Pay: $32.95
     

    Bags & Straps

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    Carry, store, and protect all your equipment with a bag or a strap.

    Canon -  Metal Neck Strap 1 for Elph Cameras
    • You Pay: $12.95
     

    Screen Protectors

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    Protect your LCD screen from scratches and finger prints.

    Delkin Devices -  eFilm Point & Shoot Mini Pop-Up Shade for 2.5" LCD Display (Silver)
    • You Pay: $7.95
     

    Card Readers

    Download your pictures faster and save battery life.

    GGI -  All In One USB 2.0 Digital Flash Card Reader / Writer
    • You Pay: $9.95
     

    Filters & Adapters

    Get the desired effect with a filter and the appropriate adapter.

    Cokin -  Shoe Digital Filter Holder A300
    • You Pay: $13.98
     
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